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The U.S. Is Crushing Its Clean Energy Forecasts

Paris, schmarish… In a February 2007 report, the United States Department of Energy made thirty-year predictions for the country's energy usage and production. As Statista's infographic below shows, using data from the non-profit international environmental pressure group Natural Resources Defense Council, these forecasts have so far been smashed. You will find more statistics at Statista Martin Armstrong details […]

Don’t Mix Politics And Climate Science

Authored by Agnieszka Plonka via The Mises Institute, The widely understood libertarian environment has lately published a multitude of very eloquent articles about how to approach the global warming issue, what to think about "established science," and whether or not to be "agnostic."  Those materials, however well written, fail to see the core of the scientific method […]

Scientists Shocked As Fisheries Collapse On West Coast: “It’s The Worst We’ve Seen”

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The Gulf of Alaska cod populations appears to have taken a nose-dive. Scientists are shocked at the collapse and starving fish, making this  the “worst they’ve ever seen.” “They [Alaskan cod] get weak and die or get eaten by something else,” said NOAA’s Steve Barbeaux. The 2017 trawl net […]

Over 61 Dead, 300 Injured After Huge Quake Strikes Iran-Iraq Border

Update: AP reports that Iranian officials raise death toll to at least 61, more than 300 injured during earthquake on Iran-Iraq border region. ???? ????????????? ?????? ?? ???????? ???????? ?????? ???? pic.twitter.com/FwBLiX4hBI — Rudaw (@Rudawkurdish) November 12, 2017 Iranian state TV said Iraqi officials had reported six deaths and 200 injuries inside Iraq, though there […]

Plague Fears Grow As New Virus With No Cure Appears: “This Is Worse Than The ‘Black Death'”

Malawi is bracing itself for an outbreak of the plague after the Daily Mail reports that deadly disease continues to spread across the island nation of Madagascar. At least 143 people have died and more than 2,000 others have been infected in Madagascar since an outbreak in early August this year which has now spread […]

Trump Administration Issues Report Concluding That Climate Change Is Real And Man-Made

“This assessment concludes, based on extensive evidence, that it is extremely likely that human activities, especially emissions of greenhouse gases, are the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century. For the warming over the last century, there is no convincing alternative explanation supported by the extent of the observational evidence.:     […]

Madagascar Hospitals On High Alert: “No One Is Safe” From The Black Plague

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Travelers are being warned to keep their distance from areas of Madagascar affected by the bubonic plague. As the outbreak worsens, some doctors are even warning that “no one is safe” from the disease. The outbreak of the black plague in Madagascar has so far killed 97 people, and doctors […]

Forget ISIS, “Government Corruption” Tops Americans’ Biggest Fears

As Americans gear up to celebrate Halloween at the end of October, a recent survey has revealed the fears that really keep people up at night. The Chapman University Survey of American Fears polled 1,207 U.S. adults on their levels of fear across 80 different categories. As Statista's Niall McCarthy notes, like last year, corruption of government […]

“Tired Mountain Syndrome” – North Korea’s Nuclear Test Site Is Headed For A Deadly Collapse

UN Security Council sanctions aside, one of the reasons China has closed much of its border with North Korea and imposed emergency measures to monitor radiation flowing across the mountainous terrain is because the country’s scientists worry that the mountain under which North Korea has held five of its six nuclear tests is in danger […]

Fukushima Court Rules TEPCO, Government Liable Over 2011 Disaster

Six years after a tsunami crashed into the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant, causing three of the plant’s seven reactors to melt down in the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl, a Japanese district court in Fukushima prefecture ruled this week that Tokyo Electric Power and the Japanese government were liable for damages totaling about 500 million […]