350 or bust: Canadians Unhappy With Taxpayer Handouts To Richest Industry On Planet

From the inspired folks at Hamilton350 comes this video: During Open Streets in Hamilton a few inspired Conservatives asked people to complement the $1.4 billion in annual taxpayer-funded subsidies to the oil industry with money from their own pocket. This seems appropriate since they were already paying about $40 each per year in tax dollars ...

350 or bust: Why Are Taxpayers Subsidizing A Business Model That Is Destroying the Planet?

* In case you missed the news of the huge Greenland melt this week, you can read Climate Progress’s post on it, ABC News On Greenland Ice Melt: Scientists Say They’ve Never Seen Anything Like This Before. Here’s some pictures that give an idea of the immensity of what’s happening up there, because of our ...

DeSmogBlog: Congress: Expedite Renewable Energy

solarf.jpg This is a guest post by Stefanie Penn Spear. Originally published at EcoWatch. In 2009 it seemed as though Congress was finally going to pass legislation that would transition our country to a renewable energy future. The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, also known as the Waxman-Markey Bill, would have created a ...