Critical List: How to support Tim DeChristopher; white dudes think they're smarter than science
Want to support Tim DeChristopher? Go to Washington in August to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. "Consider this your call to action," said Peaceful Uprising, the group DeChristopher founded.
BREAKING: Conservative white dudes (aka the Jim Inhofe Fan Club) are most likely to think they're smarter than science, i.e. doubt the existence of climate change.
In California, though, everyone — even conservatives — supports cutting greenhouse-gas emissions.
Europeans want their own fracking boom.
In Montana, 60 percent of inspected Yellowstone River shoreline has oil on it. In Michigan, a year after the oil spill there, workers are still working to extract gunky oil from the bottom of the Kalamazoo River.
The federal biologist who first reported observations of drowned polar bears in a warming arctic is under investigation for scientific misconduct. A watchdog group is filing a counter-complaint that alleges the Obama administration is going after him unfairly.
Agave, the plant from which tequila is derived, makes badass ethanol without displacing food crops. Agave-based ethanol might be slightly better than the alternative, but (we ask) is it really worth sacrificing cheap happy hour pitchers of frozen margaritas?