Pollution by Design

Realtor.com predicts Sacramento will be the strongest housing market in the nation this year.   In the last few years Sacramento, has been the fastest growing large city in the state. Cailfornians are moving to the central part of the state where home prices are considerablely lower than the coastal areas of the state.  InContinue reading “Pollution by Design”

Russia: Peat Fires Smolder in Siberia Despite Bone-Chilling Temperatures

Siberian peat fires have continued to burn after a year of record-setting wildfires in and around the Arctic Circle despite temperatures below minus 50 degrees Celsius, The Siberian Times reported. Footage showing smoke rising from the snow in January and November offers physical evidence of the “zombie fire” phenomenon, which describes summertime blazes that continue smoldering through theContinue reading “Russia: Peat Fires Smolder in Siberia Despite Bone-Chilling Temperatures”

Poison Water: Flint Michigan “Enviromental Racism”

Flint, Michigan is located seventy miles northwest of Detroit Michigan. Flint,Michigan is located 70 miles northwest of Detroit. The city has a population of 100,000. General Motors, was founded in Flint in 1908. Flint’s Nickname is “Vehicle City” and was a manufacturing powerhouse for General Motors. At its peak, nearly ninty thousand people worked forContinue reading “Poison Water: Flint Michigan “Enviromental Racism””

We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you will be too!

Non-indigenous peoples have invaded our lands and are now burning even those small parts of the forests where we live, that you have left for us.’ Forest fires in Altamira, Pará state, Brazil. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images By: Raoni Metuktire/UK Guardian You destroy our lands, poison the planet and sow death, because you are lost. AndContinue reading “We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you will be too!”

Electric Cars Are Evil (The Economics of Car Production)

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric By: John Voelcker\Greencarreports.com   “Electric cars are disasters. They are evil.” Not something you’d hear every day, certainly not from a powerful executive in the auto industry. Yet those are the words of Ha Bu-young, head of the Hyundai motor union, both the largest and the most powerful union in SouthContinue reading “Electric Cars Are Evil (The Economics of Car Production)”

Flint and America’s Corroded Trust

 It’s not just about pipes. And it’s not just about a city in Michigan Sabrina Hernandez bathes her granddaughter, Hazel, with bottled water.   By: Charlie LeDuff/Mother Jones It’s been the subject of protests and debates, but if anything is improving in Flint, Michigan, it’s hard for any of us on the ground to see.Continue reading “Flint and America’s Corroded Trust”