You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words

https://youtu.be/TMrtLsQbaok by Greta Thunberg edited by O Society September 23, 2019 "This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to young people for hope? How dare you! You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your … Continue reading You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words

Obama Responsible for Biggest Increase in Fossil Fuels in History of United States

https://twitter.com/tomselliott/status/1067746578226704384 By Robert Rapier Forbes September 20, 2019 There is a great irony that spans the presidential terms of George W. Bush andBarack Obama. President Bush, widely viewed as a Texas oil man, presided over eight straight years of declining U.S. crude oil production. In the year 2000, just before President Bush took office, U.S. … Continue reading Obama Responsible for Biggest Increase in Fossil Fuels in History of United States

Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin: If We Want a Future, Green New Deal Is Key

CJ Polychroniou interviews Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin edited by O Society September 19, 2019 Climate change is by far the most serious crisis facing the world today. At stake is the future of civilization as we know it. Yet, both public awareness and government action lag way behind what’s needed to avert a climate … Continue reading Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin: If We Want a Future, Green New Deal Is Key

One Very Bad Habit Is Fueling the Global Recycling Meltdown

It’s called “wishcycling,” and pretty much all of us do it. by Jackie Mogensen edited by O Society September 10, 2019 If you’re like me, you’ve looked at a paper coffee cup or an empty tube of toothpaste and thought, “Is this recyclable?” before tossing it in the recycling bin, hoping someone, somewhere, would sort it … Continue reading One Very Bad Habit Is Fueling the Global Recycling Meltdown

Shareholders Sue Exxon for Misrepresenting Climate Risks

by Karen Savage edited by O Society August 12, 2019 A group of Exxon investors filed suit in federal court against several of the company’s officials, directors, and board members for failing to protect their investments as well as the company from the risks of climate change. Saratoga Advantage Trust Energy and Basic Materials Portfolio, … Continue reading Shareholders Sue Exxon for Misrepresenting Climate Risks

Praise the Gourd!

by O Society July 23, 2019 The fossil fuel companies knew from their own research beginning way back in grandpa’s day they were f’ing up the world for future generations, as in us and our kids. We’ve all seen the supporting documents. Therefore, continuing to argue about vaccines causing autism, and Bigfoot trudging around California, … Continue reading Praise the Gourd!

Reflections on Water and Oil

The meaning of water might be approached best in comparison with the other liquid to which we are all beholden: oil. by David Orr edited by O Society July 22, 2019 Water as rain, ice, lakes, rivers, and seas shapes our landscape. But oil has shaped the modern mindscape, with its fascination and addiction to speed and accumulation. … Continue reading Reflections on Water and Oil