Renowned scientist and leading activist, James Hansen, takes exception to Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Joe Oliver, who claims Hansen uses exaggerated claims when discussing the impact of the Keystone XL Pipeline and Canada’s Tar Sands will have on the environment.
Allan Savory tackles desertification and climate change in a holistic way. The results have been extraordinary; turning desolate wasteland into lush, fertile grasslands capable of sustaining massive agricultural yields.
His work has been recognized by the UN’s Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). Interestingly enough, Canada’s Prime Minister recently pulled funding from the UN Convention, stating that the $325,000 annual pricetag was the straw that broke the Canadian camel’s $25,000,000,000 deficit.
When Thomas Herndon started his after-graduate program at UMass Amherst, little could he realize that he was about to topple two of the most respected names in economics and shatter the foundations of austerity.
There was a time when this spectacle was only achieved through the minds eye. When myths and legends of heroes and gods soaring among the birds. Flash forward to today and man and beast unite far above the earth.
One has to wonder if the writers at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart ever send a thank you note to the good folks at Fox News.
Thanks to the show’s brilliant collage of clips collected from pundits such as Sean Hannity and Ann Coulter, Stewart highlights this partisan assault on rights guaranteed in the constitution. In fact, only one amendment seems to be sacrosanct at Fox News. Can you guess which one?