Via E&E Publishing, WOTUS critics may have gained 60th Senate vote Opponents of the Obama administration’s controversial water rule may have won their 60th vote. A Senate budget resolution amendment from Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) that was seen by many … Continue reading ?
The owner of a single-room occupancy building in San Francisco's Chinatown takes aim at good old-fashioned clothesline drying.
Greens hoped that Chief Justice Roberts would continue a recent green streak. Their hopes were just dashed.
(Reuters) - An environmental activist group has filed a legal petition with the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking new rules that would enhance job protection for government scientists whose research questions the safety of farm chemicals.
PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Oregon ranchers have reached a deal with the federal government aimed at conserving the greater sage grouse and its habitat while ensuring landowners won't face more restrictions if the bird is listed under the Endangered Species Act, officials said on Friday.
The jury returned on Friday with what appeared to be a verdict in the high-profile lawsuit filed by Ellen Pao against Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, and Byers. Pao, who is currently the interim CEO of Reddit, accused her former employer, a venture capital firm, of gender discrimination. Show More Summary
Even while many countries are grappling with fertility decline, aging populations, and even loss of population, population control advocates intend to use an upcoming UN conference to make fertility reduction a UN priority for the foreseeable future. A UN commission will meet in April to discuss the implications of “population dynamics” for the new global […]
Hello again, internets. I’ve been out of commission for the last few weeks with the flu and then bronchitis. While I was busy coughing: South Sudan geared up to sue UNICEF for its totally accurate claim that state security forces have … Continue reading ?
'This bill will give pro-lifers a necessary legal recourse if they are pressured to support abortion against their deeply-held religious beliefs.'
This year’s draft resolution ignores the growing crisis of aging populations in countries with sub-replacement fertility, and overlooks the emerging challenges faced by countries that are growing old before they ever got a chance to develop.
On March 21st, people with Down syndrome and those who live and work with them throughout the world organized and participated in World Down Syndrome Day. According to Down Syndrome International (DSi), the event is dedicated to raising public awareness and creating a single global voice for advocating for the rights, inclusion and well being […]
A state legislator in Ohio is defending her decision to have an abortion after she was a victim of rape and she made the bold move of sharing her personal story on the floor of the Ohio state legislature. While she feels compelled that ending the life of her unborn baby was the right decision, […]
Texas lawmakers turned their attention to public education this week—or perhaps, more specifically, to tearing the very concept apart. Image: Shutterstock The post Losing My Lege: Texas Republicans’ Anti-Public School Crusade appeared first on RH Reality Check.
This women’s history month, it’s time we honor the contributions of those who have been leaders on spreading information about the use of pills to safely terminate a pregnancy. Image: Shutterstock The post How Women Took Their Reproductive Rights Into Their Own Hands appeared first on RH Reality Check.
This brilliantly coloured dragon on the roof of Longshan Temple features for this week's Open Thread. Please natter/chatter/vent/rant on anything you like over this weekend and throughout the week. with a few netiquette exceptions
On March 24, the Texas House of Representatives’ Energy Resources Committee passed a bill that would rescind the fracking ban in Denton and other efforts by local Texas municipalities to protect themselves from the oil and gas industry. Once...Show More Summary
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The heavy rainfall that battered Chile's usually arid north this week happened because of climate change, a senior meteorologist said, as the region gradually returns to normal after rivers broke banks and villages were cut off.
Let’s face the truth: the child shares no fault in what happened and has a right to live -- every child has a life to live, especially children born out of rape.
Arizona state Sen. Sylvia Allen (R) got a little off-topic during a committee debate on gun legislation Tuesday, telling appropriations committee members that she believes Sunday church attendance should be required by law for every American. Image: Shutterstock The post Arizona State Senator: Church Attendance Should Be Law appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Japan has spent nearly $2 billion for coal plants -- and they're calling it all "climate finance."