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Pausing The Coal Train

— by CAP Action War Room The Obama Administration Announces Overhaul Of Federal Coal Leasing Program The last time rules for coal mining on tax-payer public lands were updated, smoking was allowed on airplanes, airbags weren’t required in cars, and

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Posted in Coal / Mining, Energy

Shell Annual Report Delivers A Fossil-Fueled Bombshell

Believe it or not, Shell — of all companies — gets it. — By Brett Fleishman Royal Dutch Shell buried a bombshell in its recently released 2013 annual report. Amid 200 pages of predictably and mind-numbingly dry text, the world’s

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Posted in Clean Air, Clean Water, Climate, Ecosystem, Energy, Energy-Big Oil, Environment/EPA, Solar, Sustainability, Wind

21 Things Republicans Have Demanded In Exchange For Not Shutting Down The Government Or Tanking The Global Economy

— BY JUDD LEGUM ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 Since the Republicans took over the House of Representatives in 2011, they have repeatedly attempted to use the prospect of a government shutdown or a debt default as leverage. A shutdown would furlough close to

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Posted in Environment/EPA, GOP, Health Care, Medicare, Minimum Wage, SNAP, Social Safety Net, Social Security

A Letter to Governor Sandoval

— originally drafted by Christian Gerlach and edited by Vickie Rock Dear Governor Brian Sandoval, Can you please explain why the Nevada Division of Water Resources has denied new water wells to farmers and ranchers due to drought in northern Nevada, yet that same Division has approved

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Posted in Clean Air, Clean Water, Energy, Environment/EPA, Fracking, Pollution

Boulder Taking On Golliath

When you’ve got giant energy companies this scared, you must be doing something right. The only way to counter the monies golliath corporations can flood communities with outright propaganda and lies is with people running a truly grassroots campaign advocating

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Posted in Climate, Democracy, Energy, Environment/EPA, Geo-Thermal, Solar, Sustainability, Wind
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