Say Hello to Tar Sands Timmy!

Created by cartoonist Mark Fiore, Tar Sands Timmy actually sums things up rather nicely, and is presented on the same “4th grade” intellectual level that most American tar sands supporters seem to operate on. It’s too bad they don’t understand satire, though, right?

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You Want Jobs? Agriculture Has Them!

American farms are struggling to attract workers, according to reports out last week. Farmers have jobs, but no applicants – and they concede that the problem is only getting worse as innovation in alternative fuels and renewable plastic pushes up demand for their products to the point that there are thousands of jobs waiting to be filled.

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Quitter! Tar Sand Employee Quits Over Damage

Canada’s internationally condemned tar sand oil extraction is one of the most environmentally damaging operations on Earth. We’ve covered that

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Natural Gas Fracking “Probable” Cause Of Earthquakes in England

I associate a lot of things with England; bad teeth, bad weather, and bad food (except for fish & chips!) But “earthquakes” was never on the list until this morning. Cuadrilla, a natural gas company that employs that much-maligned “fracking” technique, has admitted that fracking was the “probable” cause of some “minor seismic events.”

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