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Leaving The Wrong Legacy?
The president has said the right things about climate change – and has taken some positive steps. But we're drilling for more oil and digging up more carbon than ever. Read more...
The Colbert Report: "These days, I can burn carbon to my heart's content, because America is enjoying a new golden age of flammability." Read more...
Centralia, Pennsylvania has suffered through underground coal mine fires that caused sinkholes, carbon monoxide plumes and underground temperatures that left it uninhabitable. It's been evacuated and condemned. What else could possibly go Read more...
After the tragic fire this week which killed well over 100 employees of a Bangladesh garment factory, Fox "news" took the opportunity to, what else, bash labor unions in the United States, and to excuse Wal-Mart of any responsibility for the incident. Read more...
Map of major natural gas and oil pipelines in the United States. Hazardous liquid lines in red, gas transmission lines in blue. Source: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. By Lena Groeger, ProPublica At 6:11 p.m. on Read more...

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Hurricane Sandy left a trail of destruction in its wake on Tuesday, October 30, as it moved inland after battering the US northeast coastline. Read more...
Over 900 people have sought medical treatment following a massive fire at a Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, California this week. Tens of thousands of area residents were ordered to stay in their homes with the windows and doors closed Read more...
[media id=12615] (h/t David) Paul Krugman repeated his criticisms of Republicans he made last week and hit Mitch McConnell for his lie that resoluti Read more...
This is horrible: A devastating magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck Chile early Saturday, toppling homes, collapsing bridges and spawning a tsunami t Read more...
[media id=10666] From This Week with George Stephanopoulos, an interview with Gen. George Casey in which (of course) we use the "terrorism" label, bu Read more...