Category: Environment

In wake of Hurricane Maria, calls to build a more climate resistant Puerto Rico

Ed Lynn- October 18, 2017

Trees and power lines downed by Hurricane Maria. (Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by SSgt.Michelle Y. Alvarez-Rea) Some 90 percent of Puerto Rico, a U.S. ... Read More

Departing EPA Staffer DESTROYS Trump And His Insane Policies In Brilliant Letter

Michael Hayne- April 11, 2017

Yep, the gall of an EPA employee to dare question the virulently anti-environmental policies of the Trump Admin. Read More

Clueless White House Uses Satire Column To Defend Budget It Brutalizes

Deborah Montesano- March 17, 2017

If anyone needed proof that no one in the White House reads, it showed up in blazing glory on the official White House page 1600 ... Read More

An interview with ‘America’s favorite scientist’ Bill Nye, who says ‘Respect the science!’

Ed Lynn- March 14, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas - For a generation of school kids, Bill Nye is zany and fun-loving, "America's favorite scientist.'' A mostly flattering new documentary about the ... Read More

Brazil’s Worst Environmental Disaster In Video & Photos

Ed Lynn- January 17, 2016

After a Brazilian Iron mine slurry dam breaks, massive toxic mudslides, devastation, horrific deaths; otherworldly scene in man-made environmental disaster. Read More

In 2015 Nearly 1/3rd of German Electricity Was Green Energy

Ed Lynn- January 15, 2016

Almost one-third of Germany's electricity demand last year has been delivered by renewable energy, with onshore wind and solar PV leading the charge. Read More

Can world leaders reach climate change deal?

Editor SCD- November 28, 2015

About 40,000 negotiators from nearly 200 countries are descending on the French capital for the UN conference on climate change or COP 21. The decisions ... Read More

Green Climate Fund Must Fight Corruption Before It Can Beat Global Warming

Editor SCD- November 11, 2015

Over the past five years, wealthy countries have been contributing billions of dollars to a fund designed to rescue the poorest countries from the effects ... Read More

Zimbabwe Will Not Charge US Dentist For Killing Cecil The Lion

Editor SCD- October 12, 2015

(Reuters)- Zimbabwe will not charge American dentist Walter Palmer for killing its most prized lion in July because he had obtained legal authority to conduct ... Read More

Climate Could Create Next Refugee Crisis

Editor SCD- October 11, 2015

Even though battling climate change was added as one of the new sustainable-development goals during the recent session of the United Nations General Assembly, the ... Read More