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Volkswagen Emissions Scandal is “No Conspiracy”


WOLFSBURG – German Chancellor Angela Merkel asserted that the Volkswagen emission debacle, including years of cover-up, was “no conspiracy.”

Merkel stated: “Already there are crazy Volkswagen conspiracy theorists on the Internet who believe that two or more persons must have planned this emissions strategy. Instead, we are quite sure it was just one person, some lone nut. And we will discover the one person who is responsible, if we possibly can.” Read the full story

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Freedom Industries Explores Its Freedom to Pollute W. Virginia Waterways


Freedom Industries, the more-important-than-humans industry conveniently located next to the major river supplying water to nine counties of a rural portion of West Virginia, has contaminated the drinking, bathing, teeth brushing, clothes washing water of thousands of people with a coal foaming agent that leaked out of their plant. Read the full story

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Collector David Koch Invites Reporters to View His Coveted Cash Heaps


Billionaire businessman David Koch, known for his political activism, entrepreneurial prowess and world-renowned collection of money has invited photographers and journalists in to see his private collection first hand.

David and his brother Charles both inherited a large, private collections of money from their father, Fred Koch, the chemical engineer responsible for building refineries which would eventually make their sons world-class businessmen* and even greater collectors in his footsteps. Read the full story

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Stop to Smell the Roses, Sunset, etc. (comic)


Sunsets are pretty, no two ways about it. You have to really stop and take them in. Watch the hues shift, take in the deep colors as they melt across the sky… but there’s more to it.

They’re red aren’t they? Awfully red. Why is that? You could argue it’s because God loves you and He knows what looks pleasing to you, or you could argue that it’s because you left your lights on, kept the coal-fired plant running longer, and now the environment is irreparably harmed.

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Kyoto Protocol – What Has It Achieved? (INFOGRAPHIC)


With the Kyoto Protocol’s expiration in 2012, InfoProductReview.org have taken CO2 emissions data from the UN and PBL to assess its impact so far. Sadly, the data shows that while there have been more successes that failures amongst nations with Kyoto targets, global emissions as a whole have continued to soar.

This guest story comes from Jamie Rose, an artist and part-time green activist concerned with global climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. Read the full story

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The War Against the Environment Has Yet to be Won


“We have to destroy the environment as quickly as we can.”

These are the findings of the Movement for Environmental Sabotage and Subversion (MESS).

The position of MESS is that the attempt to preserve and protect the environment and to lessen the environmental impact of human activity is irresponsible.

RIGHT: Photo courtesy of Jonathon Blakeley. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Read the full story

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