Debate update: Biden asks Sanders to put his hand down for a second

Politics 12/19/19, 18:00

The Latest on the Democratic presidential debate (all times local): It came at the tail end, but the fieriest back-and-forth at Thursday's Democratic presidential debate came in the form of former Vice President Joe Biden's renewed criticism of the estimated costs of the “Medicare for All” health care proposals of some ...

14 Democrats to join Pelosi to attend climate change summit in Madrid: Speaker office

Politics 12/01/19, 05:01

A delegation of 15 U.S. lawmakers, led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), will join the 2019 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Madrid next week, the speaker’s office confirmed Saturday, Nov. 30. All the delegates are congressional Democrats, from both the House and the Senate. They include: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Sen. ...

Climate myths perpetuated by the alarmists

Opinion 11/20/19, 19:42

“How dare you? You have stolen my dreams and my childhood!” insisted teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg at the United Nations. “We are in the beginning of a mass extinction!” Many people say that we’re destroying the Earth. It all sounds so scary. But I’ve been a consumer reporter for years, and I’ve ...

Jane Fonda arrested 4th time in D.C. and spends night in jail

U.S. 11/02/19, 06:58

Jane Fonda will have to spend a night in the slammer after being arrested for the fourth time for unlawfully protesting over climate change. This time, "Hanoi Jane" (as people called her) was among 45 people arrested by U.S. Capitol Police on Friday, Nov. 1, inside the Hart Senate Building after ...

What do 2020 Democrats say about California fires? Not much.

U.S. 11/01/19, 16:42

California Democrats hoped they would finally bask in the attention of presidential candidates when they moved their primary to the front of the calendar. But as the state battles the twin disasters of wildfires and mass power outages, White House hopefuls are nowhere to be found. In a field of nearly ...

Actress Jane Fonda arrested and charged during climate protest at the U.S. Capitol

U.S. 10/13/19, 14:35

Jane Fonda, the 81-year-old who is an Oscar-winning actress and Vietnam War objector, was among 16 people who were arrested in Washington, on Friday, Oct. 12, for unlawfully protesting over climate change at the U.S. Capitol building. Accordingly, Fonda and the other 15 people were arrested for unlawfully demonstrating”and were charged ...

Here are 4 outrageously insane climate proposals

Opinion 09/30/19, 11:35

Judging from the much-hyped and widely mocked speech by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg at the United Nations earlier this week, it’s clear that some young people are convinced that the world will soon end unless we do something drastic. “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty ...

Climate change activists rally Shut Down DC, disrupts morning traffic

D.C. 09/23/19, 14:12

Activists for climate change gathered in Washington on Monday morning, Sept. 22, to protest in the name of Shut Down D.C., blocking key intersections across the city to disrupt traffic. The protesters are rallying to pressure U.S. lawmakers and other world leaders to establish legislation related to climate change. Shut Down ...

Rep. Joe Kennedy formally announces US Senate campaign

2020 Campaign 09/21/19, 12:18

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III formally declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Saturday, becoming the first member of the Kennedy political dynasty to run for the upper chamber of Congress from Massachusetts since Edward M. Kennedy in 1962. The Democrat spoke to supporters gathered in a community center during ...

Climate change narrative resembles ‘religious extremism’ say scientists

Science 09/09/19, 15:14

The head of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Sept. 6 that the alarmist narrative on climate change resembles "religious extremism." In an interview with the Finnish magazine Talouselämä, Petteri Taalas said that he does not accept the alarmist arguments that the end of the world is near. "It's not going ...

President Trump’s chair empty at one G-7 summit session

Politics 08/27/19, 04:38

The G-7 summit turned into G-6 leaders’ meeting on Monday, Aug. 26, as U.S. President Donald Trump left his chair empty in a session focusing on climate change that he has once claimed as a “hoax” invented by China. Even as French President Emmanuel Macron, the summit host, announced that President ...

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