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Indiana Oil and Gas Director claims fracking is heavily regulated already

October 11, 2013 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor. Editor’s note: I must admit to a certain amount of skepticism when I deal with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources due to their really lax regulation of the coal industry and … Continue reading






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The Price of Carbon

March 20, 2013-via Climate Reality and Reggie Watts Carbon pollution is not only disrupting our lives, it’s hitting our wallets. Comedian and musician Reggie Watts shows how, laying out the billion-dollar connection between fossil-fuel energy and dirty weather events like … Continue reading






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Most energy subsidies go to fossil and nukes, not clean energy as the corporatists would have you believe

November 7, 2012-by Daniel B. Botkin in E-The Environmental Magazine A persistent and common criticism of solar and wind energy is that they don’t pay their own way, but require government subsidies.  Discounting one-time allocations under the now infamous bailout … Continue reading






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End Polluter Welfare Act

May 11. 2012-by Senator Bernie Sanders in Reader Supported News I am proud to be here today with Congressman Ellison, with my good friend and fellow Vermonter Bill McKibben, with Brent Blackwelder from Friends of the Earth and Ryan Alexander … Continue reading






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Climate Activist Tim DeChristopher Subjected to Cruel and Unusual Punishment–as Climate Destabilizes??

March 28, 2012, by Jeff Biggers in AlterNet In the same March week that an unprecedented heat wave made even President Obama feel “a little nervous,” imprisoned climate change activist Tim DeChristopher languished mysteriously in isolation at the FCI Herlong’s Special Housing Unit in … Continue reading






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DeChristopher is a hero and should not be a political prisoner but still gets two years in prison for a simple act of civil disobedience designed to help save the planet

July 27, 2011-by Daniel Kessler at treehugger.com Tim DeChristopher, 29, the courageous activist who posed as an oil industry bidder to monkeywrench an oil and gas lease sale in Utah, was sentenced this afternoon to two years in prison. “Mr. DeChristopher had … Continue reading






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