“The decade ending in 2009 was the warmest on record, new surface temperature figures released Thursday by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration show…. 2009 was the second warmest year since 1880, when modern temperature measurement began. The warmest year was 2005. The other hottest recorded years have all occurred since 1998, NASA said.” Global […]

Setting the Record Straight and Does Anybody Care?

People keep sending me emails about how global warming isn’t or about “my Obama,” like McCain was an option and Obama was my savior.  Hooray for New Jersey for passing a medical marijuana law.  Boo to Big Pharma for raising the price of popular drugs by hundreds percent.  Dogs don’t talk and other foolish things […]

Laws of Nature Meet the “Free” Market (Again)

Once again, the representatives of the “free” market have sought to defy the laws of nature. This time, the venue was Copenhagen, Denmark, and the “free” marketeers think they have prevailed, but this is only round one. In the end, the laws of nature will dominate, one way or another. Both the directly corporate-controlled as […]

Americans’ Belief in Global Warming Declining

Americans’ Belief in Global Warming Declining By Joey Parigi The number of people in the U.S. who believe in global warming is declining. The republican party has had the most drastic decrease in members who believe that climate change is actually happening, going from 76 to 54 percent in the last 3 and a half […]

Is Global Warming A Corporate Fraud?

As scientists in the field of climatology and related fields increasingly concluded that human activity was causing the Earth’s temperature to warm and thus change its climate, major sectors of the capitalist class and their representatives organized to resist this. Foremost amongst these were the oil and coal industries and also the far-right “free” market […]

The Origins of the “Global Warming” Scare

When it comes to corporate media, environmentalists and dissidents are quick to look for hidden agendas, which is valuable for posing critical questions and avoiding lockstep acceptance of establishment memes. However when it comes to media and movements that present themselves as “green” or “progressive” the skepticism seems to evaporate even when those entities are […]

And how did you start your weekend?

The dogs got me up at 5 a.m. this morning. They obviously don’t read the newspapers, or they would’ve stayed in bed. Here’s the news that greeted many of us as we started the weekend. Around a thousand flu deaths this year, and it’s not even November (and no discussion that factors such as poverty […]

Climate Talks Fail without proper Leadership

Paging Obama… Hopefully the past 8 years of Bush complacency towards Global Warming will evaporate like an ice berg he helped melt. As the world waits for a clear leader in this cause, President elect-Obama has shown a willingness to take some much needed steps.       Democracy Now The twelve-day international climate conference […]