Category Archives: Global warming

Fracking in 2018: Another Year of Pretending to Make Money

The latest in Justin Mikulka’s excellent series on the fracking beat. The industry lacks even the excuse of profit to justify the environmental costs it inflicts – yet this is a story too little told in the rest of the media, which instead promotes further investments in this sector.


Don Quijones: Retail Melts Down Before Christmas in the UK, Spreads to Continent

After “the worst-on-record unbelievably bad” November, even e-commerce gets hit, not just brick & mortar, on fears Christmas sales could be terrible. Can we make out any a silver lining in this retail meltdown, signs of a shift necessary away from fast fashion toward a more sustainable future?


Senators Press for Expanded Probe of FEMA Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

Senators Warren, Sanders, Blumenthal, and Durbin, has asked the DHS IG to expand an investigation into misallocation of funds budgeted for repair of hurricane-damaged homes and profit-skimming in Puerto Rico