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We urgently need to wean ourselves off our addictive consumption, to stop identifying with the system that is killing us, writes Jonathan Cook. By JonathanCook Jonathan-Cook.net I don’t write much directly about climate collapse, even though by any measure it is by far the most important issue any of us will face in our lifetimes. […]

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The Coldest Spot on Earth, Melting

March 30, 2019           |                                       

Global warming is a fact of life that haunts society with consequences that hit hard, exponentially, but where nobody lives. It is happening hyper fast, and it’s downright scary as major ecosystems of the planet turn upside down in nasty fashion. But none of the ecosystems has the punch of East Antarctica. Its clout is […]

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US Announces New Sanctions Against Iran, Targeting Former Nuclear Scientists

March 22, 2019           |                                       

The US Treasury Department announced a new round of anti-Iran sanctions on Friday, hitting 14 individuals and 17 companies, all of them who have some link to Iran’s Organization for Defense Innovation and Research (SPND). It is unclear if these targets are generally accused of having done anything illegal, in and of themselves, though officials […]

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One of the world’s most secretive billionaires is still pouring millions into climate denial, despite scientists concluding we have reached the “gold standard” linking human activity to climate change. Indeed, this week Australia has just experienced its hottest summer ever and the U.K. has just experienced its hottest winter day ever. As the record temperatures […]

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Fire At Iran Space Center Kills Three Scientists

February 3, 2019           |                                       

A fire at the Iranian Space Research Center has killed three scientists, a top Iranian official has announced. Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi on February 3 said the scientists died as a result “of a fire in one of the buildings of the Space Research Center.” He did not provide further information about the […]

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Biologists have identified another tale of conflict and bloodshed as African migrant birds compete with European natives for resources in a fast-warming world. Death rates among male pied flycatchers – African carnivores that migrate each spring to the Netherlands to breed – have risen in the 10 years between 2007 and 2016, as winters have […]

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Gene-Edit to Make Babies Smarter, Faster, Taller? Most Americans Say No.

December 29, 2018           |                                       

WASHINGTON—Most Americans say it would be OK to use gene-editing technology to create babies protected against a variety of diseases—but a new poll finds they’d draw the line at changing DNA so children are born smarter, faster or taller. A month after startling claims of the births of the world’s first gene-edited babies in China, […]

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Yet another team of researchers has concluded that the much-debated global warming ‘pause’ which preoccupied climate science around the turn of the century simply did not happen. If their work continues to win support from other researchers, it will leave those who have argued that the pause was real with some explaining to do. Some […]

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Darius Anderson and his business partner, Douglas Boxer, preyed upon Native American clients who were too intimidated by their political connections to seek recourse, writes investigative reporter Peter Byrne. Judges Find Breach of Contract and Trust By Peter Byrne Darius Anderson is one of California’s most powerful men. He promotes himself as a champion of […]

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Trump’s Immigration Stunts Are Driving Progressive Voter Turnout With a Week to Go, Two States Explain the 2018 Midterms Chicago Creates New Office of Labor Standards to Combat Wage Theft Unprecedented Early Voting Gives Progressives Hope Pentagon Socialism: Militarizing the Economy in the Name of Defense Chicago Teachers Just Voted to Authorize the First Charter […]

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Steven Pinker and Jordan Peterson: a bridge between fringe and mainstream conservatism? Image: Bhaawest (CC BY-SA 4.0), Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0).Men of science, self-described classical liberals, Steven Pinker and Jordan Peterson wouldn’t be seen dead among the gaming, trolling, LOL-ing white nationalists of the alt right. These are serious guys. Pinker is a Harvard […]

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Trump Says Climate Change Not a Hoax, Could Be Temporary

October 15, 2018           |                                       

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn’t know if it’s manmade and suggests that the climate will “change back again.” In an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday night, Trump said he doesn’t want to put the U.S. at a […]

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