Texas Congressman Lamar Smith at a hearing for the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Screencap from CSPAN broadcast.
29 Mar 2017

The GOP’s New Front In Culture War Against Climate Science

Republicans and the fossil fuel interests that own them—along with their theoconservative ideologies—have opened up a new front in the culture wars.

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Lancaster Pipeline Awareness members joined the Walk Against the Pipeline in Conestoga Township, Lancaster County. Photo by Lancaster Pipeline Awareness on Facebook.
09 Mar 2017

Activists Describe Efforts To Stop Atlantic Sunrise Gas Pipeline In Pennsylvania

Shadowproof spoke with four people about their experiences with, and current efforts against, the Atlantic Sunrise Gas Pipeline in Pennsylvania.

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Screen shot of House "Science" Committee Chairman Lamar Smith from the Committee's live stream
08 Feb 2017

GOP Falsifies Government Scientist’s Claims To Renew Witch Hunt Against Climate Research

Led by Rep. Lamar Smith, the GOP falsely claims to have uncovered a whistleblower, who can prove the government fabricated and politicized climate science.

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Screen shot from C-SPAN's broadcast of Rex Tillerson's confirmation hearing for secretary of state.
11 Jan 2017

Oil Baron Rex Tillerson Refuses To Answer Questions About Exxon Mobil’s Climate Change Denial

During his confirmation hearing, former Exxon Mobil CEO and nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, refused to answer questions about what the fossil fuel corporation knew about climate change. He also refused to talk about Exxon Mobil’s funding of outside organizations in order to create doubt about climate science.

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Photo by UN Photo/Martine Perret
29 Nov 2016

Delete Your Account – Episode 26: Feeling The Heat

On this episode, Roqayah is out sick but Kumars spoke with Eric Holthaus, a meteorologist who writes about weather and science for a variety of outlets.

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The People's Climate March during the Democratic National Convention in July. (Photo by Becker1999)
15 Oct 2016

‘Get A Life’: Clinton Bashed Anti-Fracking Activists During Private Labor Meeting

At a private meeting with the Building Trades Council, Hillary Clinton bashed environmentalists who oppose natural gas fracking and insist the United States must keep all fossil fuels in the ground. She said these environmentalists need to “get a life.” A transcript of a part of the meeting, which took

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The Dakota Access Pipeline. Photo by criminalintent on Flickr.
24 Aug 2016

For Great Sioux Nation, Dakota Access Pipeline Is “A Disaster Waiting To Happen”

The Dakota Access Pipeline will not only impact the environment but also lead to an influx of out-of-state workers and increase crime, drug use, and sex trafficking.

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Tracy Chapman (Photo by Pieter Morlion)
27 Jun 2016

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘The Rape Of The World’

America’s political class remains largely unmoved by the urgent need to radically alter society in order to curb the impacts of climate disruption. That much was clear as lobbyists and progressives appointed by Hillary Clinton opposed strengthening the Democratic Party platform to include support for a ban on natural gas

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Clinton and DNC appointees vote against a ban on fracking (Screen shot from Democratic National Convention live stream.)
25 Jun 2016

Democrats Ignore Urgency Of Climate Crisis, Vote Against Adding Fracking Ban To Platform

Democrats appointed to the Democratic Party’s Platform Committee by Hillary Clinton and the party’s chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, defeated a ban on fracking on June 24. Former U.S. Representative Howard Berman, American Federation of State, County, and Muncipal Employees executive assistant to the president, Paul Booth, former White House Energy

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Protest against fracking in Colorado, May 2016. Photo by WildEarth Guardians on Flickr.
24 Jun 2016

Democrats Urged To Reject Fracked Gas As ‘Bridge Fuel’ In Party Platform

Will the Democratic platform committee have the courage or political will to adopt a ban on natural gas fracking?

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