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July 30th, 2017 - 9:00 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Pope Francis Attacks Trumpism

Allies of Pope Francis attack pro-Trump Christian fundamentalists in explosive article on ‘spiritual war’ An article being described as “explosive,” written by two allies of Pope Francis in a Vatican-reviewed publication, is taking on the “spurious alliance between politics and religious f[...]

July 17th, 2017 - 1:02 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Repugnants

Trump wants to use a United Nations climate change fund to build coal-fired power plants in places endangered by global warming

Trump Wants More Coal Plants as a Solution to Global Warming! Did Macron offer Trump a bag of coal to endorse the Paris accords? The U.S. already donated $1 billion to the UN  Green Climate Fun.  A White House official said the  U.S. is commuted to “work closely with other countries to help the[...]

July 15th, 2017 - 8:10 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who said?

“To put it succinctly, I think that preserving the environment is incompatible with the policies of the WTO, which are apparently designed to allow rich nations to flood the world with their merchandise with no restrictions whatsoever and to wipe out the industrial and agricultural development[...]

June 9th, 2017 - 12:58 am § in The Ave Scene

Will Canada’s Oil Destroy the Puget Sound?

ORCA vs. Sand Tar Joel Connely, Seattle PI: No two places in North America look less alike than the tar sands of Alberta, a vast, Mordor-like oil field, and the blue waters and islands of the Salish Sea and Strait of Juan de Fuca, shared by British Columbia and Washington. The “oil patch”[...]

May 22nd, 2017 - 8:21 am § in The Ave Scene

Washington loses fight, might pay up to $2B to save salmon

A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last year affirmed a lower court’s 2013 ruling ordering the state to fix or replace hundreds of culverts — large pipes that allow streams to pass beneath roads but block migrating salmon. Idaho and Montana joined Washington state in asking the[...]

April 10th, 2017 - 8:22 am § in Misc.

On Pesach … THE Ave Challenge: Who compared the environmental crisis to Auschwitz?

“Though nothing is comparable to the horror of Auschwitz, today globalization favours the great crimes committed against the environment, which cause tremendous harm and may have dreadful consequences for future generations. Are you sensitive to the problem of environmental protection?”[...]

March 9th, 2017 - 9:36 am § in America

GLOBAL WARMING: Be afraid of swimming off of California!

A helicopter crew off of Bolsa Chica State Beach in Southern California saw a great white shark. Lifeguards banned swimming from Warner Avenue to north Anderson Street in Sunset Beach. A mile of shoreline in Bolsa Chica State Beach was also closed. “Heed the signs, we are looking out for the publ[...]

July 8th, 2012 - 7:59 am § in Politics

When The Solar Industry Goes Political

Sunny Business Germans Lobby for Solar Subsidies By Alexander Neubacher and Catalina Schröder Der Spiegel DPA Solar subsidies cost German consumers billions of dollars a year and are widely regarded as inefficient. Even environmentalists are concerned that Berlin’s focus on solar comes at the[...]

October 11th, 2011 - 7:41 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Religion, Science

Berkeley Blog: Is Chris Christie a Rational Reprican?

Dan Farber, professor of law | 10/3/11 There’s a lot of buzz about New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as a possible GOP presidential candidate.  As with the other candidates in the race, it seemed like a good idea to check into his positions on environmental issues. The first thing that becomes c[...]