Category Archives: Doomsday scenarios

Adding to Planetary Alarm Bells, Top US Finance Official Warns Climate Crisis a Recipe for Global Economic Collapse

CFTC Commissioner Rostin Behnam says, “As most of the world’s markets and market regulators are taking steps towards assessing and mitigating the current and potential threats of climate change, we in the U.S. must also demand action from all segments of the public and private sectors, including this agency.”


Ecological Importance and Human Rights Be Damned, Trump Admin Says Fossil Fuel Pillaging in Arctic Refuge Coming Soon

Interior administration official promises to offer fossil fuel leases for sale in 2019 to allow drilling in previously pristine Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to commence.


Trump Admin’s Latest Rail Safety Rollback Sets up Industry to Make Its Own Rules

Trump administration continues to follow the self-regulation gospel – this time in the area of rail safety. This case study in corporate capture of American regulation is yet another area where the accidents are just waiting to happen.