Tag: environment

Some temporary good news for the planet: Oil Companies have decided there's no money in drilling in the Arctic Ocean. For now.

Maine Gov. Paul LePage, not a man given to patience, reason, or indeed any known habits of civilized humans, abruptly stormed out of a...

There are two things you should know about Arizona teabagger Rep. Paul Gosar: He is a dentist who somehow made it into Congress, and...

In Texas, every schoolboy learns, apparently, that he can say anything, no matter how crazy it sounds, so long as he's just askin' what everyone's a-thinkin',...

So Chris Christie is stumping around New Hampshire, clinging to his debate slot in the Top Tier of Donald Trump and the Other Republican Losers...

Somewhere in the wilds of New Hampshire, John Kasich (R-And Who Are You Again?) is doing a campaign event, and WaPo's Dave Weigel is...

Here's Hillary Clinton's new campaign ad, a pleasant if not incredibly edgy Old-Horror-Movie smack at all the Republicans who are simultaneously not scientists but...

In yet another attempt to convince people who aren't paying attention that he's a totally different kind of Republican, Rand Paul has come out...

Congratulations, Wyoming! You just passed what may be the dumbest anti-science law of the year, and that's saying something, just considering that Texas and...

Updated: see end of post. So here's a thing of beauty: Chemical industry lobbyist apologist Patrick Moore wants to assure the world there is...

Ted Cruz is pretty darn annoyed with NASA these days, seeing as how it's just been wasting a lot of taxpayer money studying the...

Perhaps you’ve heard that, thanks to and its associated rising sea levels, Miami is very soon likely going to underwater. Tampa, too. And...

Let's just call this story "Son Of Exploding Foamy Pig Doots," shall we? Except there's no exploding, and the foaming is mostly just a...

This story supported by a grant from the Patty Dumpling Endowed Chair for Oil and Chemical Spills, Fracking, and Groundwater Enhancement You probably heard about...

This week in environment news, California officials are baffled by some mysterious black gunk that kills waterfowl, while techbros in North Carolina and Mexico try to make...

Hey, remember "Freedom Industries," the nice folks who spilled an assload of toxic coal-cleaning chemicals into the Elk River in West Virginia a year...

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