Ed Griffith

published No SPOILERS in Blog 2023-08-28 12:18:55 -0700


Gary Swing is the resident expert for the New Progressive Alliance on the need for election reform and wrote the below article. He has run as a third party candidate and been endorsed by the New Progressive Alliance many times.

published The Origin of the War in Ukraine in Blog 2023-04-27 09:23:15 -0700

The Origin of the War in Ukraine

The guest writer is Kim Swift who said, “The stark reality of the possibility of nuclear war has motivated me to write the following.”  

Banks should not finance environmental destruction

Banks are massively financing fossil fuels. 

published 2022 Annual Report in Blog 2022-12-23 12:08:05 -0800

2022 Annual Report

2022 Annual Report

published 2021 Annual Report in Blog 2021-12-31 11:19:46 -0800

2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report

published We can power with renewable energy right now. in Blog 2021-12-25 10:36:20 -0800

We can power with renewable energy right now.


(See https://rmi.org/insight/peak-fossil-fuel-demand-for-electricity/ for above graph.)


(See reference 386 for source of above graph.)

There is no scientific barrier that restricts 100% use of renewable energy. There is nothing preventing greatly expanding the use of renewable energy. This is not theory; it has been accomplished in other countries.

published Water Supply and Aquifers in Blog 2021-12-25 10:24:56 -0800

Water Supply and Aquifers

Standing out as a danger is the complete failure to protect our county's aquifers which endangers our water supply.

published Transportation of Dangerous Fossil Fuel in Blog 2021-12-25 10:21:50 -0800

Transportation of Dangerous Fossil Fuel

We are giving a huge pass for the great expansion of unsafe fossil fuel transportation with pipelines, trains, ships, and trucks. For pipeline leaks alone see List of pipeline accidents in the United States in the 21st century.

published Poverty and the Environment in Blog 2021-12-23 12:36:49 -0800

Poverty and the Environment

One reason the poor bear the biggest burden of pollution is because the toxic pollution is dumped near where the poor and disadvantaged live.

published Plastics Are Bad in Blog 2021-12-23 12:34:26 -0800

Plastics Are Bad

The cumulative bad effects of plastics are often overlooked.

Environmental Degradation Means More Pandemics and Less Food

Climate change leads to the spreading of disease resulting in pandemics, spreading of pests, and the lessening of food production.

published Danger to Our Oceans in Blog 2021-12-19 14:39:40 -0800

Danger to Our Oceans

Oceans are called the basis for life.

published Nuclear Energy is not the answer. in Blog 2021-12-19 14:35:06 -0800

Nuclear Energy is not the answer.

Over half a century of experience throughout the world indicates nuclear energy is not the answer.

published Monsanto, Bees, and Companies Above the Law in Blog 2021-12-19 14:32:50 -0800

Monsanto, Insects, and Companies Above the Law

Bees and insects are vital and corporations pose a real danger.

commented on The Lesson Democrats Never Learn 2021-12-19 14:21:40 -0800 · Flag
This is well said! Anthony Noel is the founder of the New Progressive Alliance. I will add this article as a reference to “The Democratic Party is the More Effective of Two Evils” at http://www.newprogs.org/the_democratic_party_is_the_more_effective_of_two_evils

published Gulf of Mexico and BP Oil Spill in Blog 2021-12-15 12:06:39 -0800

Gulf of Mexico and BP Oil Spill

There has been continuous damage to the Gulf of Mexico for decades which it will take generations to repair.


Killing, Jailing, and Harassment of Environmentalists is Increasing

There is a disturbing increasing worldwide trend of killing, violence, and death threats towards environmentalists.

published Fracking and Natural Gas is Not the Answer in Blog 2021-12-15 11:04:50 -0800

Fracking and Natural Gas is Not the Answer

The answer is not natural gas obtained by fracking. It is both polluting and expensive. It is certainly not a “bridge fuel” to renewable energy.

published Fossil Fuel Companies Lie in Blog 2021-12-15 10:59:44 -0800

Fossil Fuel Companies Lie

Narcissistic fossil fuel and legacy auto companies as well as utilities have a long history of putting much effort and money to deliberately lie.

For articles like this covering different areas on the environment with over 2,500 references see https://www.newprogs.org/the_environment

published Environmental Distractions and False Solutions in Blog 2021-12-15 10:53:29 -0800

Environmental Distractions and False Solutions


Among the false solutions are natural gas, "clean" coal, nuclear, geo-engineering, hydrogen, and "carbon capture" or pulling carbon dioxide out of the air. All are designed to allow fossil fuel companies to keep polluting with the false expectation that a mythical mystery solution will save us all so we don't have to take any action now.

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Ed Griffith
now retired, have been Georgia lawyer, teacher, pilot in Civil Air Patrol, and Naval Officer. I married Harriet who has her Masters degree in counseling psychology, bachelor in journalism, and has been in public affairs and the Civil Air Patrol.