The Global Climate Strike is Happening Right Now

Global Climate Strike edited by O Society September 20, 2019 This week is historic. In over 150 countries, people step up to support young climate strikers and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. The climate crisis won’t wait, so neither will we.  Young people woke up much of the world with their powerful … Continue reading The Global Climate Strike is Happening Right Now

New Study Predicts Millions of Americans Will Become Exposed to “Off the Charts” Heat

https://youtu.be/6tni_3N3vcU by Real News Network edited by O Society July 27, 2019 DIMITRI LASCARIS This summer, the climate news cycle has been dominated by two searing heat waves that have afflicted Western Europe. In one European city after another, the record for the all-time high temperature has been broken. Just today, July 25th, the record … Continue reading New Study Predicts Millions of Americans Will Become Exposed to “Off the Charts” Heat

Doubling Down: The Military, Big Bankers And Big Oil Are Not In Climate Denial –They Are In Control And Plan to Keep It That Way.

by Richard Moser edited by O Society July 5, 2019 “Capitalism, militarism and imperialism are disastrously intertwined with the fossil fuel economy….A globalized economy predicated on growth at any social or environmental costs, carbon dependent international trade, the limitless extraction of natural resources, and a view of citizens as nothing more than consumers cannot be … Continue reading Doubling Down: The Military, Big Bankers And Big Oil Are Not In Climate Denial –They Are In Control And Plan to Keep It That Way.

In the Midst of Our Death Spiral, US Department of Energy Re-Brands Fossil Fuels as “Freedom Molecules”

You can't make this shit up. Well, you can, but there's no need to make it up because idiots really are working tirelessly to make your descent into climate crisis oblivion more comfortable with cuddly snuggly safe words such as "Freedom Gas." by O Society May 29, 2019 Yes, they are. Today's Department of Energy … Continue reading In the Midst of Our Death Spiral, US Department of Energy Re-Brands Fossil Fuels as “Freedom Molecules”

What are Rare Earth Elements?

Conversation Most Americans use rare earth elements every day – without knowing it, or knowing anything about what they do. That could change, as these unusual materials are becoming a focal point in the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. Stanley Mertzman, a geologist whose specialty is X-ray analysis of rocks and minerals … Continue reading What are Rare Earth Elements?

How the ‘Monster’ Permian Texas Oil Field Made the US a Lone Star in the World Market

Header image: The Permian Extinction—When Life Nearly Came to an End by Clifford Krauss   NYTimes Feb 3, 2019 MIDLAND, Tex. — In a global collapse of oil prices five years ago, scores of American oil companies went bankrupt. But one field withstood the onslaught, and even thrived: the Permian Basin, straddling Texas and New Mexico. A … Continue reading How the ‘Monster’ Permian Texas Oil Field Made the US a Lone Star in the World Market