Summary: A look at some of the mess we are in (along with other species) and the role played by greed
Like it or not, everything dies. But these days, it seems, things are dying a little bit faster. From disappearing ice caps and bone-chilling polar vortices to historic drought and worldwide super storms, Mother Earth is behaving in ways well outside the norm with an ever increasing frequency matched perhaps only by the speed at which climate-change deniers are learning to bite their tongues.
Have you noticed anything missing from your garden lately? Monarch butterflies, North America’s most recognized butterfly, are vanishing. According to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund, fewer Monarchs migrated in 2013 than in any year since researchers began keeping records two decades ago.
A new document providing rare insight into the political machine of the Koch Brothers has surfaced revealing the names of up to 40 donors, as well as senior Koch officials, Washington Post reported.
Emergency rooms surrounding the site of a West Virginia chemical spill are treating scores of patients with symptoms related to exposure to chemical-tainted water, the Charleston Daily Mail reports.
A coalition of national and state business groups launched an effort Thursday to fight new rules on greenhouse gas emissions that would affect Indiana more than most states.
“We will block anything that is not in the interest of the American economy,” said the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Karen Harbert.
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