Does Climate Change Cause Flight Turbulence?

Brandon Baker for EcoWatch Published July 18, 2014 - 8:31am

In the past year alone, several studies suggested that flights will become bumpier in the future, in part, because of climate change. Researchers say some occurrences earlier this year might help make that case.


In the span of a week, turbulence injured flight passengers and crew members in Billings, MT and just above Japan on a flight from San Francisco. A combined 13 cre


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Princeton Professor: We Treat Carbon Like ‘Demonization of the Poor Jews Under Hitler’

Brandon Baker for EcoWatch Published July 16, 2014 - 7:00am

There must be some secret contest among climate deniers to see who can think of and utter the most ridiculous comments during interviews and debates.


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Right-Winger Doesn't Want to Think About 'Two Guys Having Sex' When Eating Burger

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published July 14, 2014 - 10:10am

Anti-gay activists were not happy with the news that Burger King is planning to sell an LGBT pride themed burger at one San Francisco location. On Friday's radio program, Bryan Fischer said that the American Family Association is thinking about issuing an "action alert" about it out of concern that "if this isn't bottled up in San Francisco."


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Must-See Video: LEGO, Everything is Not Awesome

EcoWatch staff for EcoWatch Published July 9, 2014 - 7:00am

Greenpeace released an online film today to expose LEGO for promoting the controversial Shell brand on its toys. Shell has plans to drill for oil in the Arctic threatening the people and unique wildlife that live there.


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Anti-Gay Pastor: John Oliver Is 'A Liar And A Fraud'

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published July 3, 2014 - 7:00am

Anti-LGBT pastor Scott Lively is not happy with HBO host John Oliver’s recent commentary regarding the crackdown on the gay community in Uganda and Lively’s role in it.


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Big Bang Proves God Created The Universe When He Said 'Let There Be Light'

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published July 1, 2014 - 7:00am

While preaching at his MorningStar Fellowship Church last week, Rick Joyner revealed that he spends hours every week studying science, which has led him to conclude that the Big Bang is proof that God created the universe when He said "let there be light."


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Watch a Greenpeace Activist Confront a Coal Lobbyist as He Fails to Catch a Cab

Brandon Baker for EcoWatch Published June 24, 2014 - 7:00am

So, a Greenpeace activist and researcher approaches a coal industry lobbyist in an elevator and follows him out to the street during the hunt for a cab on a busy Washington D.C. street. What could possibly go wrong?


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In Alabama, a Poor Teenager is Being Charged 85 Percent Interest on a $41 Seat Belt Ticket, Thanks to For-Profit Probation

Sarah Solon for Blog of Rights Published June 19, 2014 - 8:55am

Hali Wood is 17. She's applied to work at several grocery stores in her home town of Columbiana, but none are hiring. A few months back, cops ticketed Hali for not wearing a seat belt. The fine: $41. Hali has paid $41 and then some, but she's still hundreds of dollars in debt. Why? Because the court contracts with JCS, a for-profit probation company that forces Hali to choose between paying their exorbitant fees and going to jail.


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