New technology is here today

By Citizen Harry Though the whiners on this blog have complained for years that green technology is too “far away” in the future to make a change now, here’s a good example of human genius being put to work. Meanwhile, their arguments are falling apart as cities decide to move away from antiquated technologies like … Continue reading

“Conservative” has taken on a new meaning

By Citizen Harry Isn’t it funny how “conservative” has become such a silly way to describe those who want to keep banging the fossil fuel drum. Those that value profits more than the  natural environment, clean water, mountains, forests, and wildlife, and  ignore the true costs of these policies on the future of mankind are … Continue reading

A Biocentric Viewpoint is Needed Now! – David Suzuki

Environmentalism has failed. Over the past 50 years, environmentalists have succeeded in raising awareness, changing logging practices, stopping mega-dams and offshore drilling, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. But we were so focused on battling opponents and seeking public support that we failed to realize these battles reflect fundamentally different ways of seeing our place in … Continue reading

New Study Predicts Frack Fluids Can Migrate to Aquifers Within Years

Major news outlets such as Bloomberg News, Business Week and Propublicaare reporting on a game-changing peer reviewed study commissioned by Catskill Mountainkeeper that predicts frack fluids can migrate into aquifers, directly contradicting the claims by the gas industry that these toxic chemicals will stay underground forever. The new peer-reviewed study by hydrogeologist and researcher Tom … Continue reading

Stages of Denial: Water vapor is indeed a powerful greenhouse gas, but there is plenty of room for CO2 to play a role

Objection: H2O accounts for 95% of the greenhouse effect; CO2 is insignificant. Answer: According to the scientific literature and climate experts, CO2 contributes anywhere from 9% to 30% to the overall greenhouse effect. The 95% number does not appear to come from any scientific source, though it gets tossed around a lot. Please see this … Continue reading

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