Is Greece’s Wildfire Tragedy Due to Climate Change?

Over 80 people were killed, over 70 people are hospitalized and 500 or more homes were destroyed in a tragic conflagration that consumed Mati, a coastal suburb town 18 miles east of Athens, Greece on Monday. According to BBC, Greek officials suspect arson as the origin for the massive fire. Unfortunately, Greece’s Citizen Protection Minister,…

Environmentalists Silent About Venezuela Mining Horrors

Following the lead of Hugo Chavez, Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro announced plans for the Arco Minero del Orinoco or the Orinco Mining Belt. According to Phys.org, the area is a section of land that crosses tropical forests abundant with plant life, water and minerals (such as coltan, gold, diamonds, and bauxite) which includes the Sierra…