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The Anti-Plastic Bag Movement Is A State Religion

Why do politicians want to take away our plastic bags and straws? This moral panic is intensifying even as evidence mounts that banning plastic is both a waste of money and harmful to the environment. If you want to protect…

Most plastics in our recycling bins aren't getting recycled, new report finds

Most recycling programs accept plastics labelled 1 through 7, but in the vast majority of cases, only #1 (PET) and #2 (HDPE) actually get recycled, a new report via Greenpeace has found. Examples of those types of “good” plastics include…

Polls Say We Care About Climate Change, But Don’t You Dare Ban Flying

According to some polls, Americans generally agree with 17-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg that the threat of climate change is a national emergency. A survey taken by Yale and George Mason universities this past fall reported that 62 percent of…

Irondale High School Students Push For Action To Address Global Warming – CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Twin Cities high school has a resolution for the New Year: It’s committing to be more green by setting a big goal. Three Irondale High school students asked the administration to commit to 100% clean energy…

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John Kerry Wants Trump To Fight Climate Change, Not Terrorists

John F’n Kerry wants President Trump to focus his efforts on defeating the unicorn of Climate Change instead of the clear and present danger of terrorism. During an appearance this week on MSNBC’s Hardball, the former secretary of state and failed…

Hermit crabs are dying by the millions after swapping their shells for plastic

If turtles with straws in their nostrils or seabirds with stomachs full of garbage weren’t enough to rouse your concern about plastic pollution, perhaps this will: hermit crabs are now the latest victims of the endless barrage of plastic waste…

This coyote almost died because humans can't pick up after themselves

No one knew exactly how long the coyote had been roaming the grassy fields and wooded ravines at Bronte Provincial Park. But everyone knew one thing for sure: Catching her was a matter of life and death. The plastic jug…

As California Burns, Saint Gavin Fiddles

If Gavin Newsom is not the worst governor of California, he will be by the time he gets through with it. Know-it-all “pretty boy” Newsom, predictably elected in a deeper-than-deep blue state, has no regard for anyone who thinks differently…