Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

June 11th, 2020 - 4:48 am § in Environment, The Ave Scene

Rare Gull Sighted In Seattle

Rare breed of flightless gull discovered at Ivar’s Fish Bar   Seattle, WA–A rare breed of flightless seagull, Laridae Obesus, weighing up to 40 lbs, was recently discovered downtown Seattle languishing on the waterfront.[...]

April 15th, 2020 - 12:09 am § in Economics, Environment

What the wealthy buy … in Norway!

BELIEVE IT OR NOT .. NORWAY HAS FOLKS WITH MEGA WEALTH In a world with really welathy folks, Paul Allen and his 100 meter long Octopussy is a mere tender to really great yachts.  Now the Emirates’ sheik owned Azzam’s six-year reign as the world’s largest superyacht is coming to an end. S[...]

December 11th, 2019 - 9:31 am § in Environment

Time’s Person of the Year is …


October 31st, 2019 - 5:45 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment

The Keystone XL pipeline springs a leak

Nearly 400,000 gallons of oil gush onto the ground in North Dakota. The Keystone XL pipeline was the object of protests by Native Americans (see photos) and environmentalists who feared the potential for pollution of their water supply, treaty lands, and sacred sites by oil spills. Pipeline promoter[...]

August 9th, 2019 - 6:25 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment

Mining Trumps Salmon

“The Environmental Protection Agency told staff scientists that it was no longer opposing a controversial Alaska mining project that could devastate one of the world’s most valuable wild salmon fisheries just one day after President Trump met with Alaska’s governor,” CNN repo[...]

July 23rd, 2019 - 2:34 am § in America, Donald Trump, Environment


Trump administration legalizes elephant trophies. In  a nod to the GOP roots in Teddy Roosevelt’s day as a great hunter, the Trump Fish and Wildlife Service announced a repeal of the ban on the importation of elephant-hunt trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.  This will allow Americans to brin[...]

June 18th, 2019 - 11:19 pm § in America, China, Environment, Russia

The US Navy is Flunking the Polar Test of Global Warming

While Trump touts spending billions of dollars to build more F35 fighter jets, he seems not to understand even the basics of our military needs.  After all, won’t global warming make the ice breakers obsolete?  Seems like our opponents get a different message.  As the poles melt, the Russia[...]

May 28th, 2019 - 3:57 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment


Trump escalates his war against climate science After two years of undoing the policies of his predecessor, President Trump is launching a new all-out assault against climate science, the New York Times reports: “In the next few months, the White House will complete the rollback of the most si[...]

March 7th, 2019 - 2:10 pm § in Environment

Gangster Style Catches on With Trendy Leaders

(TA News, 3-1-2019, Hanoi, Vietnam)  Once again the Dear Leader, Kim Jun Un has taken the lead!  During their brief peace meeting in Hanoi Vietnam, President Trump was invited by the Dear Leader to review Chairman Kim’s state security troops. The two leaders walked in front of the Red Guard,[...]