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NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Naomi Klein’s TED Talk: "Addicted To Risk"

Ms. Klein gives a thoughtful and timely talk about our oil addiction. A whole lot of information you won’t find in your local fishwrap.

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NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Naomi Klein’s TED Talk: “Addicted To Risk”

Ms. Klein gives a thoughtful and timely talk about our oil addiction. A whole lot of information you won’t find in your local fishwrap. . . . → Read More: NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Naomi Klein’s TED Talk: “Addicted To Risk”

DeSmogBlog: Toothpaste More Dangerous Than Fracking, "Expert" Says

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It's okay, people. We've been blowing this whole fracking thing way out of proportion. Dr. Barry Stevens of To-Be-Determined America sets the record straight in hopes that we'll re-align our focus and concentrate on the real issues at hand, which, by the way, is not fracking (Spoiler Alert: it's toothpaste).

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DeSmogBlog: 2008 Shell Nigeria Oil Spill 60 Times Larger Than Originally Claimed

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Amnesty International and the Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) dropped a bombshell early this week, unveiling documents pertaining to the Royal Dutch Shell Oil 2008 Bodo oil pipeline spill.

The documents indicate that the Shell spill released 60 times the amount of oil Shell had originally reported in the . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: 2008 Shell Nigeria Oil Spill 60 Times Larger Than Originally Claimed

350 or bust: Take Time To Renew Your Spirit

For Earth Day, this prayer is reposted from May 13, 2010, nearly a month after the BP oil gusher started spewing oil into the beautiful Gulf of Mexico: T. Thorn Coyle blogs at Thorncoyle.com on her thoughts on practice, philosophy, politics and love. She wrote A Prayer For My Beloved in response to the catastrophe . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Take Time To Renew Your Spirit

350 or bust: Have We Learned Anything Yet?

It was two years ago today that the sea-floor started gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico after an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, which was working on a BP oil project. Tragically, the explosion killed 11 men working on the platform and injured 17 others. It started a flow of oil which . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Have We Learned Anything Yet?