Category: The Bad

People having a negative enviromental impact

A Climate Denier in The White House Should Terrify Everyone

Now that we’ve all had some time to digest the election results, lets try and calm down and sort through this heap of burning garbage a bit.  On social media we are all hit with a smattering of pro-Trump celebrations

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When an Entire Political Party Rejects Science, Your Vote Really Does Matter

Every GOP candidate has been a climate denier. They would all like to undue any progress made in our fight against this global environmental emergency. In this election, more than any other….your vote really matters.

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Is Your State Filthy or Clean?

Our friends at Modernize did some hard digging and found out some really interesting statistics and metrics to gauge how each state is doing in regards to renewable energy production and pollution. They then put them into some really beautiful info-graphics to make it a bit more interesting. Where does your home state rank?

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You Most Likely Waste Way More Water Than You Think

The average person wastes a lot of water. Like, A LOT of water. Your water footprint doesn’t have to be so big…you can do better.

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The Surprising Environmental Impact of the Internet

You probably never thought about it, but the internet has a huge environmental impact. Check out the info graphic made by our friends over at custommade.com

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Dear Future Generations: “SORRY”

VIDEO: Artist and environmentalist Price Ea fronts a beautifully written and performed video to inspire real action against deforestation and climate change.

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Does the Coal Industry Need to Die for us to Live?

Coal is filthy and contributing to climate change. It is time to transition to renewable energy.

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Underwater Logging is a Big Industry You’ve Never Head of

There is an estimated 300 million trees with useable wood under water that people want to get there hands on. Our friends at CustomMade provided us with some awesome graphics to help explain how and why this is being done.

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Videos: Vice Covers The Urgency of Climate Change and the Insanity of Climate Denial

HBO’s award winning documentary show VICE heads to Antarctica to view first-hand the effects our warming planet is having on glaciers, and then they fly to Bangladesh to view the destruction rising sea levels are causing.

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The Terrifying Consequences of Fracking

Air pollution, water pollution, cancer, nervous system diseases, flammable tap water, earthquakes….these are just a few consequences of fracking.

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Bill Maher Guest Doesn’t Seem to Grasp the Science of Climate Change

Bill Maher talks climate change with a climate denier, gets nowhere.

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Within 11 Years Elephants May Be Driven to Extinction By Poachers

Terrorist organizations in Africa are poaching elephants in record numbers so they can sell their ivory to China and the U.S. to make silly little trinkets. In 11 years, elephants will be extinct.

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Our Global E-Waste Dilemma is Out of Control

Most of the world’s electronics are ending up in landfills, and it is only getting worse. Exponentially worse.

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Watch: Film Uncovers the Disgusting Consequences of Plastic Pollution

Watch the trailer for the film “Midway” which uncovers the sickening result of plastic pollution. The plastic we carelessly discard finds it’s way to the ocean, and eventually it finds it’s way into the bellies of birds and fish. To see it on film may make you squirm.

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That Plastic You Threw Away…Never Went Away

With help from our friends at www.custommade.com, we outline the human dependency on plastic products, and offer some helpful tips to make more sustainable choices.

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Climate Change: Simplified for the GOP

Climate change deniers are gaining control of the political landscape, and we will soon have an anti-science Senate. How can they deny facts from the experts while valuing opinions of people that admit they don’t have a clue what they are talking about? Has everyone gone fucking insane?

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Climate Denier To Head Senate Environmental Committee

Anti-science, climate denier James Inhofe will run the Senate Environmental Committee. Why doesn’t he believe all the evidence behind climate change? The Bible tells him otherwise.

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Jon Stewart Addresses America’s “Koch Problem”

Watch a clip from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as he rips apart and remakes an ad by the evil Koch Brothers of Koch Industries.

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Have We Already Forgotten About Fukushima?

The Fukushima disaster is still ongoing…why have we stopped talking about it? Watch some raw video footage from the tsunami impact and a video of the aftermath.

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California’s Historic Drought May Last Another 35 Years

The drought in California is already historic…but it’s not even close to being over. Scientists are predicting that this may be just the beginning of a megadrought that may last another 35 years.

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Koch Funded Group Proposes Rewriting Textbooks to Deny Man-Made Climate Change

Oh Texas….*sigh… If this wasn’t a real headline, it would be comical.  Why does Texas insist on always taking steps backwards when everyone else is trying to move forward?  What I’m referring to is the recent proposal in Texas to

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The Most Polluted City on Earth: Linfen, China

The town of Linfen in China is choking on smog from coal production. They are now known as “the most polluted city on earth”.

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Toledo’s Toxic Water Situation Wasn’t A Natural Disaster, And Didn’t Happen Overnight

What the hell happened to Lake Erie to make it look like a giant pool of green sludge? Oh no big deal, just the accumulation of toxic agricultural runoff that has gone unchecked for the last decade. Drink up Toledo residents!

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After Fracking Chemical Spill, Halliburton Is Hiding Information

Halliburton is in charge of an Ohio fracking operation that leaked chemicals into the local water….oh, and they aren’t really sharing what was in the toxic mix that killed 70,000 fish and maybe poisoned the drinking water.

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Fracking Caused 22,900% Increase In Oklahoma Earthquakes

Source: Scott Kaufman Yes you read that headline correctly.  Since 2008, there has been an increase of 22,900% in earthquakes in Oklahoma.  Prior to the fracking boom which really picked up speed in Oklahoma in 2008, the average was one

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The Filthy Truth About Clean Coal

We’ve all heard the term “clean coal” tossed around during political debates, but not only is this term an oxymoron, but a farce consistently perpetuated by Republicans.  It sounds nice, but I promise you there is absolutely clean about it.

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The North Pacific Plastic Gyre Contains At Least 100 Million Tons Of Garbage

When you throw away plastic, chances are it ends up in the Pacific Ocean plastic patch, where it breaks into small pieces for birds and fish to eat. If you eat fish…there is a good chance you are consuming harmful chemicals found in plastic.

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Fracking Employees Instructed To Ignore Sickened Residents

Written By:  Andrew Breiner The Pennsylvania Department of Health instructed its employees never to talk to residents who complained of negative health effects from fracking, StateImpact Pennsylvania reported Thursday. Two retired employees of the department detailed restrictions on attending meetings,

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Why The Koch Brothers Are Huge A**holes

Who are the Koch Brothers?  You may or may not have heard of them…but it is in everyone’s best interest to know what they are up to. If you don’t know, I’ll give you a quick run down. They are

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