Some members of Congress think they can get away with denying climate change by claiming to know a scientist who agrees. But 97% of scientists already say that climate change is happening, and we're the cause. So why can’t Washington get it together to act?
But when we asked you for advice, we sure got what we needed!
I am no longer shocked, amazed, dumbfounded or even surprised by how silly members of the United States Congress behave. Last week, however, the U.S. Senate proved how it can take a serious issue like climate change and turn it into an Abbot and Costello routine. I was surprised, then shocked and finally dumbfounded by the events that took place surrounding amendments that were attached to the controversial (and soon to be vetoed) Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, Senate Bill 1.
Our friends from Beyond Xtreme Energy shut down the monthly meeting of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission today. This is part of an on-going series of actions to draw attention to the fact that FERC doesn't work.
Monarch butterflies are an iconic, beautiful species that migrate up to 3,000 miles from Canada to Mexico, traversing most of the middle of the U.S. each year. But Monarch populations have declined 90 percent since the 1990s, and could go extinct in the next few years if action isn’t taken