Trump shows he is an idiot with a depraved indifference towards protecting public health because he wants to revive the coal industry...there is nothing positive about burning coal aside from being (relatively) cheap & easy, but from an environmental and public health perspective it is a disaster and a nightmare! Coal to solar switch could save 52,000 US lives per year Photo - Oxfam International/flickr June 5, 2017 So about those coal jobs: Turns out replacing coal with … [Read more...] about Solar vs. Coal (No Contest!)
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Trump relentlessly attacked and harassed Obama for being born in Kenya (to a mother who was an American citizen), now a lot of Americans claim that the 2016 election was not "free OR fair" and that Trump was NOT legitimately elected POTUS...which would make the 45Th President of the United States the de-facto President who lost the election but won the Electoral College... ‘He Has This Deep Fear That He Is Not a Legitimate President’ On the eve of the inauguration, Trump’s … [Read more...] about The Trump “De-Facto” Presidential Fail Inauguration
Guess America's domestic energy reserves are not going to be shipped to China so fast after all. Too fracking bad. Oil Price Crash Claims First LNG Casualty By Oleg Vukmanovic1 hour ago MILAN (Reuters) - Excelerate Energy's Texan liquefied natural gas terminal plan has become the first victim of an oil price slump threatening the economics of U.S. LNG export projects. A halving in the oil price since June has upended assumptions by developers … [Read more...] about LNG Terminal Fracked by Oil Price Plunge !
If we put 1/2 the effort into switching to 100% renewable energy as we did to build the first atomic bomb (Manhattan Project), we could be there in 25 years or less...IF we wanted to! Fisticuffs Over the Route to a Clean-Energy Future Eduardo Porter ECONOMIC SCENE JUNE 20, 2017 Could the entire American economy run on renewable energy alone? This may seem like an irrelevant question, given that both the White House and Congress are controlled by a party that rejects the … [Read more...] about Running The US on Renewable Energy – Reality or Pipe Dream?
Read that the New York Times is repeating the rumor that the Russians are behind the global backlash against fracking. This hoax first surfaced in Europe, then spread to the US (including Denton, Texas) and before it completely frittered away from disuse, a Times reporter recycled it, from a previous article, one more time: Russian Money Suspected Behind Fracking Protests By ANDREW HIGGINS "Circumstantial evidence, plus large dollops of Cold War-style suspicion, have added to mounting alarm … [Read more...] about New York Times Repeats Russian Fractavist Conspiracy Hoax
The Methane Mafia and their brethren in the Oil Industry are way out of control and in need of being reigned-in. That includes investigating their activities under the Federal racketeering guidelines - R.I.C.O. - because they generally lie, cheat and steal as part of their business model, and wherever they are allowed to operate they leave a trail of corrupt officials, silenced victims, contaminated land, and broken lives behind them. The fossil-fuel industry’s campaign to mislead … [Read more...] about Is the Oil & Gas Industry Guilty of Climate Change Fracketeering?
Cuomo's top aide Larry Schwartz fired DEC Commissioner Pete Grannis, when Grannis complained that the DEC was incapable of dealing with fracking. Apparently so that Schwartz could cash in on his own fracking investments. . . Remember the Pete Grannis firing by Larry Schwartz under Gov. Patterson ? He was fired because he said publicly that the DEC did not have the resources to monitor fracking. October 21, 2010 : Grannis said that Larry Schwartz, the governor’s top aide, called him … [Read more...] about Frackinstein’s Hatchet Man
Perhaps you’ve notice the similarities between Tobacco advertising and that of the Natural Gas Industry. Years ago the tobacco industry vehemently denied any connection between smoking and health issues. Tobacco advertising in the 1950’s would often include doctors and other medical professionals in their ads as a method of allaying public concerns. After all if you doctor smoked, what’s the harm? The Natural Gas industry hasn’t gone as far as including doctors or even actors dressed … [Read more...] about Washington Legal Foundation (WLF): Frackin’ Joe Camel with Law Books
Those who voted for Trump because he promised "change" will be very sorry after they realize what he has in store for them...and the rest of America as well! Trump’s Chumps: Victims of the Old Bait and Switch by Andrew Levine Email In the days leading up to his Inauguration, and then for several months after that, Obamaphilia was in the air. By the summer of 2009, the fumes and vapors had mostly cleared out, but a residue lingered on. A diluted version still lingers; witness … [Read more...] about Trump’s Chumps Will Be His First Victims
This is just the tip of the iceberg... Your Questions About “Donald Trump’s Worst Deal,” Answered This week, The New Yorker published “Donald Trump’s Worst Deal,” an investigation into a hotel-development deal that the Trump Organization made with notorious Azerbaijani oligarchs tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. On Facebook and Twitter, we asked readers to submit questions they had after reading the article. (Questions were edited for clarity.) What governmental entity … [Read more...] about More on Azerbaijan & Iran’s Revolutionary Guard