Category: Environment

I’m concerned about the future of humanity

I’m increasingly concerned about the underwhelming steps we’ve taken to mitigate the risk of climate change.¬† We know that the fossil fuel industry owns the votes of many politicians by means of lobbying/bribery.¬† These politicians have sold out life on Earth in exchange for funds that ensure they stay...

Coal jobs are lost when keeping streams clean, because they can’t keep streams clean.

Quick post from phone: ¬†Republicans overturned a rule that required coal companies to test water streams for environmental damage and adhere to certain levels when mining. Coal company lobbyists paid Republicans to say “the rule will cost American jobs.” Ask yourself, how would hiring several environmental impact inspectors actual...

Short open letter to Pat Toomey on Scott Pruitt and Climate Change

Senator Pat Toomey of PA just wrote back to me: Thank you for contacting me about the nomination of Scott Pruitt as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator. I appreciate hearing your thoughts on this matter. As you know, on December 7, 2016, President Trump announced his intention to nominate...