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US Politics & Gov't

Why the Planet Is Happy That Bernie Sanders Is Running for President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, Bernie Sanders, candidates, elections, environment, GoodNews, government, u.s. )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Make no mistake - Bernie Sanders isn't really running against Hillary Clinton. He's running against the Koch Brothers, and all that they represent: taken together they're the richest man on earth. They've made their money in oil and gas...
Congress: Give Tax Breaks to Farmers Who Use CA to Grow Their Crops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tax Breaks, farmers, sustainable farming, organic farming, conservation of farmland, ecosystems, environment, congress )

Sabine
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Conservation Agriculture (CA) involves no-till (planting through old crop residues) and keeping residues on the field for mulch, retaining moisture and for keeping soil in place.
Declare a State of Emergency in the Arctic. Implement Emergency Measures & Avert a Mass Carbon Event
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Artic Refuge, climate change conference, State of Emergency, conservation, ecosystems, environment, politics, United Nations, congress, obama, Global Leaders )

Sabine
- 21 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Unless a geoengineering intervention is implemented, before September of this year (2015), we are facing combined effect extinction level events, accoording to papers presented at the December 2014 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
Why Barack Obama Is Our Greenest President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Americans, environment, science, 'Green Movement', conservation, climate-change, government, ethics, congress, republicans, democrats, politics, news )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Barack ObamaâEUR(TM)s presidency began as conservatives finally felt a religious obligation to call for the drilling of anything that has a crevasse.
10 Crazy Things Republicans Said That Are Not April Fools Jokes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: environment, climate-change, politics, republicans, dishonesty, usa, news )

Cal
- 31 days ago - grist.org
Happy April FoolsâEUR(TM) Day! Ready to get depressed?! Great! Here are 10 things Republican politicians have said that we wish were April FoolsâEUR(TM) Day jokes but are, unfortunately, their actual beliefs.
Demand That Congress Reject Fast Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, congress, americans, fast track, jobs, environment, food safety, trade, world market, fair trade )

Nancy
- 34 days ago - activism.thenation.com
Fast track authority would allow the President to sign the TPP before Congress has voted to approve it, and then railroad the deal through Congress in only 90 days with limited debate and no amendments allowed.
Radiation, Climate Change Force Bikini Islanders to Seek Refuge in the US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, Bikini Island, relocation, climate change, environment, radiation, nuclear tests, government, politics, news, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 40 days ago - rawstory.com
A tiny central Pacific community, forced to evacuate their homes because of US nuclear testing, are now demanding refuge in the United States as they face a new threat from climate change.
Where Are You Trying to Take the Democratic Party?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, democrats, elections, politics, usa, environment, progressivism, ordinary people )

Joanne
- 51 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Petition to Democratic leadership to express displeasure with the direction they are taking the party.
Another Oil Train Burns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: energy, environment, GOP lies, maddow, video )

TomCat
- 56 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Turning Out To Be a Scandal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: environment, GOP Crimes, maddow, scandal, video )

TomCat
- 62 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Celebrate the Victory and Help Us Keep Going: Thank President Obama for Vetoing KXL! ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, environment, pollution, Big Oil, President Obama, Keystone XL Pipeline, veto, good news, ethics, news, politics, government )

Carrie
- 67 days ago - action.foe.org
Six years ago, many said KXL was a done deal. But thanks in large part to years of pressure from people like you, today President Obama stood up to the Big Polluters. Thank President Obama for vetoing KXL and tell him to reject it once and for all!
Workers Sickened By Pesticides! PETITION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protection, pesticides, pollution, healthconditions, humans, government, environment, safety, society, rights, politics, interesting, law, news, crime, culture, risks, business, americans, corporate, dishonesty )

Robert
- 67 days ago - action.ufw.org
They noticed a bad smell, began to feel sick & later found that this field was sprayed with toxic pesticides. It frightens me that no one even told them to keep out of the orchard like the law says.
Sarah Palin: Dying Caribou Have to 'Take One for the Team' So We Can Expand Oil Pipelines
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Sarah Palin, NAPE, Alaska, Texas, oil pipeline, environment, death, destruction, animals, caribou, ethics, politics, government, sadness, interesting, corruption, government, propaganda )

Carrie
- 77 days ago - rawstory.com
Palin delighted members of the oil and gas industry in a speech to the North American Prospect Expo (NAPE) in Texas on Thursday. "Energy is my baby," Palin explained, adding that oil and gas could "feed and fuel a hungry nation with what God has ...
Steinborn Supports Bill to Ban Coyote Killing Contests
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New Mexico, law, good news, abuse, animals, environment, coyotes, 'coyote killing contests', ethics, government, news, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 83 days ago - lcsun-news.com
State Rep. Jeff Steinborn says competitions to see who can kill the most coyotes are an embarrassment to New Mexico and should be outlawed. Coyotes can be killed at will in NM. The state Department of Game and Fish classifies coyotes as unprotected ...
Tell President Obama: Reject the Keystone Pipeline ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, congress, President Obama, environment, government, ethics, news, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 93 days ago - action.citizen.org
We the undersigned call on President Obama to immediately declare the Keystone XL pipeline is not in our national interest. The pipeline would transport the dirtiest oil in the world across AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest freshwater aquifer,risking a major oil spill.
 

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