Investors urge fossil fuel firms to shun Trump’s Arctic drilling plans

Oil extraction in Alaskan wilderness area would be an ‘irresponsible business decision’, trillion-dollar investors say

Can Christian democracy save America from Trump?

Religious conservatism doesn’t have to be populist. It has played an important role for democracy and dignity in Europe – and can do so in the US, too

The top US environment stories of 2017: Trump makes the political weather

EA News CommentIn 2017, we saw the pace and stakes of environmental changes increase. We are in a time of dramatic impacts to our home planet due to our own lifestyle and technological choices. This article only touches on a few of the top stories of the year, but even so, you can see that there is more reason than ever to stand up for the earth and it’s ecosystems that support all of our well-being.

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Trump Administration’s Water Repeal Based On Flawed Analysis

Economists are disputing President Donald Trump administration’s justification of rescinding a 2015 law that protects U.S. waters, saying it is based on flawed analysis. The Water of the United States (WOTUS) rule was imposed by President Barack Obama to further protect bodies of water…

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How Conservatives Manipulated the Mainstream Media to Give Us President Trump

August 22, 2017 by Eric Alterman This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. Two rules journalists live by: Keep things simple and straightforward and be fair to “both sides.” The first rule has always been with us, and it has many salutary aspects, but as journalism has evolved it has come to serve different purposes&helli

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North Korean Missile Claims a Hoax: Analysts

As President Donald Trump escalates his war of words against North Korea and its leader, Kim Jong Un, a team of independent rocket experts has concluded that the two rockets the rogue regime launched in July and described as intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) are incapable of delivering a nuclear payload to the continental United States, and…

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Exxon, Stephen Hawking, greens, and Reagan’s advisors agree on a carbon tax

Nearly everyone other than science-denying Republican Party leaders understands the importance of a carbon pollution tax

It’s way past time to speak truth to climate arguments this stupid

It’s clearer than ever the economic interests Trump claims to defend can only be served by acting on global warming