Surrounded by centuries of the collective recorded wisdom of a prosperous, self-governing people, the astrobiologist posed the question to a crowd of about 50 onlookers.
Gina McCarthy, an administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced the nation’s top environmental enforcer will require new coal power plants to cut their carbon emission by roughly half of what current plants emit during a news conference at the National Press Club.
Neil Young, a high-profile proponent of cars powered by alternative fuels, was recently stranded on the highway when his own $1 million biomass-powered hybrid car broke down.
Former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson will testify before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform next Tuesday about transparency lapses at the agency, including possibly her own.
New Jersey firefighters were unable to save a warehouse due to the building’s 7,000 solar panels, according to local reports.
A prominent backer of a new group that claims to be a pro-coal voice in the Democratic Party has employed numerous staffers who have also worked for or been associated with environmentalist groups that vehemently oppose the use of coal.
A handful of Democrats with ties to coal industry lobbyists have created a new group with the purpose of emphasizing the importance of the fuel sources among the party, which is increasingly hostile to coal power.
A prominent environmental activist advocated bizarre theories about child sexuality, saying parents should have sexual relationships with their children and expose them to sexually explicit imagery at a young age.
A Pennsylvania local union officer argued last week that hundreds of families will lose their jobs due to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) anti-coal agenda, according to the Pittsburg Post-Gazzette.
Environmentalist filmmaker Josh Fox grew frustrated during a recent public radio interview when asked about apparent falsehoods in his Oscar-nominated 2010 documentary Gasland.