Meet the 19-Year-Old With a 10-Year Plan to Clean Half the Pacific Ocean

Brandon Baker for EcoWatch Published June 12, 2014 - 8:19am

He’s ambitious, backed by 100 researchers, environmentalists and communications professionals, and he’s only 19.


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Watch the Beautiful One-Minute Ad Asking the Redskins to Change Their Name

Liz Pleasant for YES! Magazine Published June 11, 2014 - 7:00am

With the owner of the Redskins vowing "NEVER" to change the team's name, Native American tribes around the country launch a national campaign to do just that.


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Watch a Florida Congressman Nonsensically Compare Dinosaur Extinction to Climate Change

Brandon Baker for EcoWatch Published June 10, 2014 - 7:00am

It appears that most Republicans have reached the point of no return when it comes to climate change. Unless a Congress member wants to go rogue from the party line, he or she is basically forced to deny the science of climate change.


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Oliver North (Yes, Oliver North) Accuses Obama Of 'Financing A Terrorist Organization'

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published June 4, 2014 - 8:00am

Newsmax host and former Republican congressman J.D. Hayworth added his voice to the growing right-wing outrage over the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner exchange with the Taliban, and what better person to discuss the situation with than Oliver North!


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Jane Goodall: Governments Must Challenge Fossil Fuel Corporations

Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams Published June 3, 2014 - 7:00am

Jane Goodall has stressed the need for governments to challenge the fossil fuel industry in order to confront the climate crisis.


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John Boehner: ‘I’m Not Qualified To Debate the Science Over Climate Change’

Brandon Baker for EcoWatch Published May 30, 2014 - 7:00am

The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives admits he is not be the best person to discuss climate change, but he knows that legislative proposals aimed at fighting it are bad.


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Dark Money Documentary Exposes Koch Brothers’ Spending Secrets

Brandon Baker for EcoWatch Published May 21, 2014 - 8:32am

Just two years after Brave New Films released Koch Brothers Exposed, the company returns with a 2014 edition of the documentary. While the Kochs’ political spending habits haven’t changed much since then, they’re all the more emboldened by the Supreme Court’s historic McCutcheon v. FEC ruling.


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Eight Pseudoscientific Climate Claims Debunked by Real Scientists

Joshua Holland for Campaign for America's Future Published May 20, 2014 - 7:00am

Most people who deny that human activity is warming the planet just dismiss a massive body of scientific evidence as a big hoax.


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