Amid the false fanfare about the transformational aspects of Joe Manchin’s supposed climate change bill is the way Democrats are using it to make corporations and the wealthy wealthier while further disadvantaging people living in poor communities, especially people living in poor communities of color.
I know most people refer to the fires raging up and down the West coast as wildfires, but they are actually climate fires. Humans are the reason so much is being destroyed. Humans are the reason so many animals are being killed. Humans are the reason the air is so terrible. Humans are the reason… Continue reading Thoughts on the Climate Fires
I just finished watching a CNN town hall with Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar. While Senator Klobuchar was as centrist as I thought she was, her sincerity and honesty will give her staying power in the race. Even though I have nothing against Klobuchar, her centrist policies make her an unacceptable candidate to me.
Today’s news updates are: gassing people at the border; the Trump administration tells the truth about climate change; and Nancy Pelosi’s progressive support.
In earlier posts, I covered the statewide ballot questions in Oregon and the local ballot questions In Portland. As the title indicates, this post is about some of the interesting ballot questions around America.
A hurricane is a type of storm called a tropical cyclone.
In November of 2016, the amount of American electricity generated by coal fell below 30 percent for the first time in 45 years. That continued a downward trend in America’s consumption of coal that began in 2007.