Check out this page from Bill Moyer for his compendium of interesting interviews with environmental leaders, scientists and activists about climate change to better understand the path we are on, and what we need to do to save our planet
Read here and watch the video of about Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse’s response to Sen. Jim Inofe’s claim that climate change is not real. Inofe blocked a resolution declaring that climate change is real. As a result, the Senate still has not taken an official position on whether climate change is happening or if it poses a threat to the U.S.
About 1,500 gallons of used motor oil leaked from an aboveground storage tank into Sulphur Creek and the Yakima River March 1, 2015. Crews from Yakama Nation, EPA and Washington departments of Ecology and Fish and Wildlife are trying to contain the spilled oil with booms and vacuums.
The spill happened in a region that according to Washington’s Department of Ecology is “home to hundreds of species of fish and wildlife,” including river otters, beavers, fish, muskrats, as well as wintering and migrating birds.
Read more from Climate Progress here.