2017: “Deadliest year on record for environmentalists”… Because Trump? Because climate change? Or because bad journalism?

Guest commentary by David Middleton From the “[fill in the blank] on record” files… Record 207 environmental activists killed last year 24 JUL 2018 More than 200 environmental activists were murdered last year as government-sponsored killings linked to lucrative projects by vast agriculture multinationals soared, a global rights watchdog warned on Tuesday. Global Witness said…

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LEAKED: A look inside the ClimateWorks Foundation $66 million campaign to foist climate laws on local governments

This document, from 2016 is part of the cache of John Podesta emails (campaign manager for Hillary Clinton), is a meeting packet for an NGO called The ClimateWorks Foundation. They say this on their web page: Climate change threatens ecosystems, societies, and economies. These challenges require innovative responses and insights. Using the power of collaboration, ClimateWorks Foundation mobilizes philanthropy to solve the climate…

When NGO’s like the American Lung Association go bad, even the alarmist EPA has to disavow them

From The Center for Regulatory Solutions via press release: EPA Official Disavows American Lung Association Air-Quality Claims By Karen Kerrigan An official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has disavowed the American Lung Association (ALA) for misrepresenting federal air quality data.  The ALA’s report is being used around the country to support the EPA’s tighter…

'Weepy' Bill McKibben steps down as Chairman of 350.org

Eric Worrall writes: Weepy Bill McKibben has announced that he is stepping down from his position as chairman of 350.org According to The Guardian interview; “I’m stepping down as chair of the board at 350.org to become what we’re calling a ‘senior advisor’. I will stay on as an active member of the board, and…

US Midterms: Sierra Club declares Victory

“… While we have lost friends in Congress, we are gaining them in the streets …” Eric Worrall writes: The President of the Sierra Club is confident of widespread and growing public support for the environmental movement, explaining apparent setbacks for the green movement, in the recent US midterm elections, as a conspiracy of corporate…

G20 summit airport vetoes 'climate guilt' billboard

Eric Worrall writes: A prominent “climate guilt” billboard which was to have been displayed in Brisbane Airport, presumably somewhere global G20 meeting delegates could see it as they arrive over the next few days, has been vetoed by airport authorities. According to the Brisbane Times; “BAC [Brisbane Airport Corporation] told Fairfax Media the billboards were…

Sierra Club and Sierra Club Foundation Accused of Tax Law Violations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –  E&E Legal Files Referral With IRS Regarding Sierra Club and Sierra Club Foundation Tax Law Violations Washington, D.C. – Today, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) filed a formal referral with the Internal Revenue Service alleging the Sierra Club and the Sierra Club Foundation are in potential noncompliance regarding…