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Kochs and ALEC Behind Criminalization of Dissent Bills in Five States
Iowa, Ohio, Oklahoma,Wyoming, Minnesota and Louisiana have introduced or passed legislation to criminalize environmental dissent. There is evidence that bill mill organizations such as ALEC and the bipartisan group Council of State Governments (CSG) had their hand in shaping these bills says investigative journalist Steve Horne.
DATE: 2018-03-18 | LENGTH: 11:49

Stephen Hawking: Fighter for Progressive Politics
Scientist Stephen Hawking spoke out against wars, called for action against climate change, and defended socialist programs - Ben Norton reports.
DATE: 2018-03-15 | LENGTH: 04:55

Anti-Pipeline Indigenous 'Mass Mobilization' Has Begun
In what may become the 'Standing Rock of the North', thousands protest Kinder Morgan's Trans-Mountain Pipeline expansion, which would carry more toxic tar sands through First Nation territories
DATE: 2018-03-14 | LENGTH: 04:21

Save the Birds, Kill the Planet: Interior Attacks Wind Turbines in Push for Fossil Fuels
While pledging the administration's dedication to the fossil fuel industry, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke made the inaccurate but oft-cited claim that turbines kill 750,000 birds a year. Scott Edwards of Food & Water Watch discusses the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure and states' efforts to pass climate regulations in the absence of federal laws
DATE: 2018-03-10 | LENGTH: 13:10

When Does Weather Become Climate Change?
As extreme weather intensifies around the word with record winds, rain storms, and flooding, is it time to build infrastructure to handle the coming storms?
DATE: 2018-03-08 | LENGTH: 03:59

New UN Report Examines Challenges to Sustainable Development in a Warming World
Prof. Petra Tschakert, lead author of a new UN report, explains that climate change adaptation can undermine sustainable development
DATE: 2018-03-05 | LENGTH: 14:15

Electric Power Companies Top the List of Greenhouse Gas Emitters
The top three companies on the newest edition of PERI's Greenhouse 100 Index are all electric power generators, and they're responsible for a full five percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, says researcher Michael Ash
DATE: 2018-03-02 | LENGTH: 08:39

Bans On Crude Oil Terminals And Styrofoam Advance in Baltimore
Critics of both environmental bills fear the affects on business in Baltimore, but advocates say both bills will help usher in a sustainable future for the city
DATE: 2018-02-27 | LENGTH: 03:04

City Council Moves Forward With Ban on Crude Oil Facilities
The proposal would ban new crude oil terminals in Baltimore and prevent two existing terminals from expanding, which advocates say would stop the city from becoming a crude oil hub and mitigate the risk of an oil train explosion
DATE: 2018-02-23 | LENGTH: 05:20

Potomac Pipeline Would Be 'Another Contradiction' From Larry Hogan
Republican Governor Larry Hogan, who signed a state-wide fracking ban last year, has yet to deny the permit for a pipeline that would transport fracked gas under the Potomac River -- and time is running out
DATE: 2018-02-18 | LENGTH: 10:42

Climate Change Costs Insurance Companies Billions, And Price is Rising
Insurance claims due to climate change-related disasters reached a record $135 billion in 2017. That should be a big wake-up call to the insurance industry, says Carbon Tracker CEO Anthony Hobley
DATE: 2018-02-15 | LENGTH: 06:51

Confronting Trudeau on Climate Lies and Kinder Morgan Pipeline
TRNN speaks with Clayton Thomas-Muller, an indigenous and environmental activist who challenged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's pro-pipeline rhetoric during the PM's cross-country town hall tour
DATE: 2018-02-13 | LENGTH: 11:20

Is the Oil Industry Canada's 'Deep State'?
Justin Trudeau and Canada's political elite are fighting for the Tar Sands and oil industry's interests, even if it means that Canada misses its climate targets. We speak to Kevin Taft, ex-Liberal Party politician and author of 'Oil's Deep State.'
DATE: 2018-02-11 | LENGTH: 08:33's Climate State of the Union
In response to Trump's State of the Union, advocates push for a a fossil fuel free future that is "owned by the people, and for the people"
DATE: 2018-02-07 | LENGTH: 05:26

Seneca Nation Fights Fracking Wastewater Disposal Plan
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is reviewing a proposal to dump 42,000 gallons a day of treated fracking wastewater upstream from Seneca Nation territory
DATE: 2018-02-07

Exxon Tells Investors Not to Worry About Climate Change, But Should They?
Exxon released a climate impact analysis that says global policies to combat climate change pose "little risk" to its investments. But the attitude of investors toward climate risk is rapidly changing as fossil fuels lose their monopoly over energy generation, says Carbon Tracker CEO Anthony Hobley
DATE: 2018-02-06 | LENGTH: 11:01

Trump Boasts Support for Climate Disaster Victims as FEMA Abandons Them
Among the many falsehoods in Trump's first State of the Union speech was a line about how the government wouldn't abandon climate disaster survivors. Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food and Water Watch, rips apart the lies.
DATE: 2018-02-01 | LENGTH: 17:56

Trudeau Government Ignores Scandal of Toxic 'Tailings Ponds'
Tailings pond remediation expert Regan Boychuk says industry giants have been given 70 years to clean up contamination that scientists say is currently damaging the environment and causing soaring cancer rates in indigenous communities downstream
DATE: 2018-01-30 | LENGTH: 13:35

Climate SOTU: Activists Urge Politicians to Reject Money from Dirty Energy
It's time to "break the hold of fossil fuel executives on politics, and actually elect a new generation of leaders to office who are going to protect the health and well-being of all people, not just a wealthy few," says Varshini Prakash, co-founder of the Sunrise movement
DATE: 2018-01-30 | LENGTH: 06:25

Cape Town Water Wars: A Literal Shitstorm
In Cape Town, one of the most unequal cities in the world, poor people are taking the buckets they use for chemical toilets and turning them into weapons, as the water shortage intensifies class conflicts
DATE: 2018-01-18 | LENGTH: 18:02

2017 Hottest Year On Record Without El Nino Push
NASA and The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report the global warming trend is continuing. We discuss the findings with the Weather Underground's Bob Henson.
DATE: 2018-01-18 | LENGTH: 13:42

Congressional Candidates Pledge to Move Off Fossil Fuels
More than 100 House and Senate candidates around the country are pledging to support the Off Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act if they are elected, says Mark Schlosberg of Food & Water Action
DATE: 2018-01-17 | LENGTH: 10:03

Global Warming Will Increase Risks of Desertification
A new study shows that a global temperature increase of more than 1.5 degrees celsius will mean that dry air will increase significantly, which can intensify desertification and crop failures. We speak with Prof. Manoj Joshi, one of the study's authors
DATE: 2018-01-14 | LENGTH: 08:14

NYC Announces $5 Billion Fossil Fuel Divestment and Lawsuit Against World's Biggest Polluters
Betamia Coronel, Divest New York Lead Campaigner of discusses why this is a big environmental victory and what's next on the divestment agenda
DATE: 2018-01-12 | LENGTH: 09:29

Wacky Weather: Bitter Cold Winter Link to 'Arctic Warming'
Scientists say soaring record North Pole and Arctic temperatures which have “never been this extreme”, are disrupting polar jet stream, plunging Europe into a bitter winter. This is replay of interview with atmospheric scientist Dr. Jennifer Francis, on the warming Arctic's effect on polar jet stream and extreme cold across U.S. The same principles apply
DATE: 2018-01-11 | LENGTH: 14:00

Billionaire Tom Steyer and the Wealthy Trump Resistance Grifters
The outrage toward Trump has proved to be lucrative for several self-professed leaders of the Resistance
DATE: 2018-01-09

Trump Administration Proposes Opening 90% Of US Waters To Offshore Drilling
The proposal has already received a lot of pushback from both sides of the aisle. Mitch Jones of Food & Water Watch says there's still time to harness that widespread opposition and stop the expansion of extreme energy extraction before the policy change can take effect
DATE: 2018-01-06 | LENGTH: 07:21

Oregon Court: Banning Fossil Fuel Facilities is Constitutional
An Oregon appeals court ruled that restricting fossil fuel infrastructure is constitutional, overruling a lower appeals court decision. It's an important victory in the fight against climate change, and for local self-determination, says Nicholas Caleb of the Center for Sustainable Economy
DATE: 2018-01-05 | LENGTH: 07:55

Can This Generation End World Hunger?
Famine has historically claimed more lives than war, but author and scholar Alex de Waal says the size and frequency of famines has been decreasing in recent years, and that overcoming world hunger may be within our reach
DATE: 2017-12-25 | LENGTH: 18:59

Trump Suppressing Biggest National Security Threat
While the Trump administration censors the term 'climate change' for government institutions, the Pentagon highlights the urgency of the crisis
DATE: 2017-12-25 | LENGTH: 07:32

California Wildfire Becomes Largest Ever Recorded
As 2017 marks a new benchmark for climate change-related U.S. disasters, FEMA's director tells Americans they will "have to take care of themselves" when disasters strike
DATE: 2017-12-23 | LENGTH: 07:11

Paul Jay: Help Me, I'm Bewildered
Human society is facing an existential threat. Why isn't it at the top of the political agenda?
DATE: 2017-12-20 | LENGTH: 03:00

World Bank and World's Third Largest Insurer Divest from Most Oil and Gas
"The fact that they are making this commitment, to not be financing upstream oil and gas after 2019 is a pretty strong vote of non-confidence in the future of the oil and gas industry," says Alex Speers-Roesch of Greenpeace Canada
DATE: 2017-12-15 | LENGTH: 12:01

Cities vs. Climate Change: Can Infrastructures Handle Extreme Weather?
Many cities are not resilient to disasters, and with human-caused climate change creating more extreme weather, those infrastructures will be threatened even more, says Jeff Schlegelmilch of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness
DATE: 2017-12-13 | LENGTH: 09:42

Coal, Lies and Renewable Energy, Australian Style
Is the new Tesla mega-battery for South Australia the game changer it's made out to be? Tim Hollo, Executive Directer of The Green Institute, joins us from Canberra, Australia to separate fact from fiction in what he calls the 'post-truth world'
DATE: 2017-12-09 | LENGTH: 12:18

State of Emergency Declared in Southern California
TRNN's Climate Crisis Bureau speaks to leading experts to examine how climate change has contributed to the worst wildfire season ever recorded in California
DATE: 2017-12-07 | LENGTH: 09:43

As U.S. Child Asthma Rates Soar, EPA Fights for Big Coal's Agenda
The Founder and CEO of GreenLatinos, Mark Magana, discusses why he testified at the EPA's Clean Power Plan repeal hearing and how Latino children are 40% more likely to die from asthma in the U.S.
DATE: 2017-12-02 | LENGTH: 10:52

Coal Mining Families Say 'No' to Repealing Clean Power Plan
The EPA held its only public hearing on its proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan in Charleston, West Virginia--but even in coal country, there was a lot of support for keeping the Obama-era regulation, says Liz Perera, Director of Climate Policy for the Sierra Club
DATE: 2017-11-30 | LENGTH: 12:46

Dangerous Climate Change is Here and Worse to Come, Major Report Warns
Contributing author to the report for the US Congress, Columbia University climate scientist, Dr. Radley Horton says more extreme weather events will be more common if U.S. doesn't curb use of fossil fuel
DATE: 2017-11-28 | LENGTH: 16:38

Is the Keystone XL Pipeline a Done Deal?
Anti-Keystone XL activists "have come to call this project the 'Zombie Pipeline'; it just keeps coming back from the dead," says Dallas Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network. But pipeline opponents still have reason for cautious optimism
DATE: 2017-11-26 | LENGTH: 12:52

Activists Crash Press Conference to Challenge Trudeau on Climate Policy
Former Trudeau supporters Hayley Zacks and Jake Hubley were arrested after confronting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his support of the Alberta tar sands and approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, despite posturing as a 'climate crusader'
DATE: 2017-11-22 | LENGTH: 14:27

Report: Investing in Clean Energy Would Boost NY's Economy
A 40% reduction in New York's carbon emissions by 2030 is "extremely ambitious, but it is achievable," says PERI Co-Director Robert Pollin
DATE: 2017-11-19 | LENGTH: 15:35

Is Carbon Trading Just a License to Pollute?
Market-based pollution credit schemes undermine environmental laws and disproportionately affect lower-income neighborhoods and communities of color, says Food & Water Watch's Scott Edwards
DATE: 2017-11-15 | LENGTH: 16:24

Is Canada a 'Rogue Nation' on Climate Change?
Canada can't fight climate change and continue with the Alberta oil sands project, says David Bleakney of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, speaking from the COP23 in Bonn, Germany
DATE: 2017-11-15 | LENGTH: 19:53

Activists Disrupt White House's Pro-Coal Panel at Bonn Climate Summit
Investigative journalist Steve Horn breaks down the special interests behind the Trump administration's pro-fossil fuel presentation at COP23
DATE: 2017-11-14 | LENGTH: 10:00

US People's Delegation Defies Trump at Bonn Climate Summit
Thanu Yakupitiyage of and Katia R. Aviles-Vazquez of It Takes Roots report from Bonn, Germany on the People's Climate Summit, and how grassroots groups are confronting the U.S.'s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement
DATE: 2017-11-13 | LENGTH: 17:32

Is Waiting for Coal Jobs a Mistake?
President Trump has repeatedly promised to bring back coal jobs, and as a result, some miners are holding off on retraining programs. But is there a future for coal? We speak to economist Bob Pollin of PERI
DATE: 2017-11-12 | LENGTH: 12:22

German Green Party Abandons Key Demands to Join Conservative Coalition
Initial coalition negotiations in Germany between the Christian Democrats, the economic liberals (FDP), and the Green Party indicate that the Green Party has decided to abandon specific target dates for the phasing out of combustion engines and coal mining
DATE: 2017-11-10 | LENGTH: 12:36

Who Funds the World's Dirtiest Energy Projects?
International big banks are ramping up Alberta oil sands projects even though scientists warn it could spell "game over" for human civilization, says Rainforest Action Network's Alison Kirsch
DATE: 2017-11-03 | LENGTH: 10:44

Climate Emergency: Greenhouse Gas Levels Surge to Historic Levels
A new report from the World Meteorological Organization shows that concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surged at an unprecedented speed in 2016 to the highest level in 800,000 years
DATE: 2017-11-01 | LENGTH: 11:04

Trump Picks Infamous Climate Change Denier for Top Environmental Job
Investigative Journalist Steve Horn discusses President Trump's pick to head up the powerful White House Council: former Texas Commissioner on Environmental Quality, Kathleen Hartnett White, who has links to ExxonMobil, the Koch Brothers, and Big Coal
DATE: 2017-10-30 | LENGTH: 12:36

Trump Expands Oil Drilling But Obama Paved the Way
Investigative Journalist Steve Horn, of DeSmogBlog, discusses how a new hire at Interior Department, Todd Wynn, is right from the ranks of pro-fossil fuel, climate change denying, lobby group ALEC, which is funded by the oil billionaire Koch Brothers
DATE: 2017-10-29 | LENGTH: 14:52

Methane Emissions From Livestock Are Much Higher Than Estimated
A new NASA-sponsored study shows that animal agriculture's global methane emissions are 11% higher than previous estimates - co-author Dr. Ghassem Asrar explains the numbers
DATE: 2017-10-27 | LENGTH: 14:40

Pollution Kills 9 Million People a Year
Pollution causes far more deaths than tobacco, infectious disease or war, and causes 4.6 trillion dollars of economic damage per year, according to a major new study published in the British medical journal The Lancet
DATE: 2017-10-26 | LENGTH: 09:17

'Appetite for Destruction': How Feeding Livestock Strains the Planet
We are eating more meat than at any other time in history, and the largest environmental impact actually comes from what the animals are being fed, says Duncan Williamson, food policy manager for the World Wildlife Fund UK
DATE: 2017-10-22 | LENGTH: 14:43

Empire Files: After Hurricane Harvey, Abandoned Community Takes Charge
Abby Martin travels to Houston one month after Hurricane Harvey, long after the cameras left, and reveals the untold stories of how, while abandoned by the state, the community banded together to save lives and rebuild their homes
DATE: 2017-10-21 | LENGTH: 22:57

TRNN Replay: Senate Okays the Destruction of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Award-winning Arctic photographer Subhankar Banerjee says the Senate, Congressional and Trump administration's plan to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will lead to more climate change disasters
DATE: 2017-10-20 | LENGTH: 17:11

Climate Change Has Doubled Area Hit By Forest Fires in US (Part 1/2)
Dr. John Abatzoglou and Dr. LeRoy Westerling explain how a warming earth has exacerbated the impact of forest fires, and how climate action could save lives
DATE: 2017-10-17 | LENGTH: 09:25

Climate Change and Fire Suppression Fuel Deadliest Blazes in California History
Professor Matthew Hurteau says 100 years of fire suppression and human-caused climate change are fueling California's historic wildfires
DATE: 2017-10-14 | LENGTH: 07:41

Better Disaster Preparedness Saves Lives and Money
Jeff Schlegelmilch of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness questions why we spend so much money on relief when there are much greater cost savings in disaster mitigation
DATE: 2017-10-13 | LENGTH: 14:30

Clean Energy is a 'Powerful Engine of Job Opportunity'
Contrary to what EPA chief Scott Pruitt says, investing in clean energy 'is an enormous source of job creation relative to maintaining our fossil fuel economy,' says economist Bob Pollin
DATE: 2017-10-13 | LENGTH: 16:26

In Historic Step, Banking Giant Cuts Ties With Tar Sands
Greenpeace's Keith Stewart discusses the huge step by BNP Paribas to move away from tar sands and divest from 'the dirtiest project on the planet'
DATE: 2017-10-12 | LENGTH: 09:09

Scrapping the Clean Power Plan Won't Bring Back Coal
EPA chief Scott Pruitt declared 'the war on coal is over,' but the loss of coal jobs had nothing to do with the Clean Power Plan, and repealing it is simply a 'shameful giveaway to profit-driven polluters,' says Food & Water Watch's Wenonah Hauter
DATE: 2017-10-10 | LENGTH: 10:53

Trump's EPA to Roll Back Obama's Clean Power Plan
EPA head Scott Pruitt's decision has been called a handout to profit-driven polluters that sacrifices the future of the planet
DATE: 2017-10-09 | LENGTH: 04:07

Trump Moves to Repeal Climate Rules Despite Extreme Weather
The Trump administration is set to rescind the regulations, which aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power stations, despite a scientific consensus linking recent devastating storms to climate change
DATE: 2017-10-07 | LENGTH: 07:12

People Power Defeats an Oil Pipeline in Canada
Indigenous and environmental groups are celebrating TransCanada's cancellation of the Energy East tar sands pipeline, and setting their sights on the next fight
DATE: 2017-10-05 | LENGTH: 08:16

Workers Must be in the Driver's Seat to Combat Climate Crisis
The labor movement needs to provide a clear analysis of who is responsible for climate change, so that the powerful don't take advantage of crises to blame "the other," explains Sarita Gupta, the executive director of Jobs With Justice
DATE: 2017-10-01 | LENGTH: 06:45

Will Harvey Disaster Relief Go to Climate Polluters?
Many are concerned that most of the aid will go toward Texas businesses--including the fossil fuel industry, which contributed to the climate-change related catastrophe in the first place. TRNN speaks with Reggie James, director of the Sierra Club's Lone Star Chapter
DATE: 2017-09-30 | LENGTH: 13:30

Lawmakers and Advocates Call for Lowering Toxic Emissions from Local Incinerator
Critics say the lax emission limits allow the incinerator to emit over 1,000 tons of dangerous Nitrous Oxides a year
DATE: 2017-09-29 | LENGTH: 10:28

Is Climate Change the Real Job Killer?
If trade unionists truly want to protect jobs, they must address the effects of climate change on labor, says Joe Uehlein, president of the Labor Network for Sustainability
DATE: 2017-09-27 | LENGTH: 08:37

Real Media: UK Drilling Down with Dodgy Fracking Data
A report commissioned by 'Talk Fracking' analyzes the latest peer-reviewed fracking science and questions a 4-year-old report that UK conservatives rely on to push through their fracking agenda
DATE: 2017-09-23 | LENGTH: 06:57

After Maria 'Obliterates' Puerto Rico, Trump Pushes Dangerous Climate Policy
Award-winning Arctic photographer Subhankar Banerjee says the Trump administration's plan to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will lead to more disasters
DATE: 2017-09-22 | LENGTH: 16:36

Puerto Rico Goes Dark After its Power is Stripped
Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico, but massive debt and a crumbling infrastructure put the island in crisis long before the storm, says Monxo Lopez, a professor at Hunter College
DATE: 2017-09-22 | LENGTH: 13:14

Koch Brothers Fuel the GOP's War on Climate Science
Investigative journalist Bruce Livesey explains that the Koch brothers have used their enormous wealth to force Republicans to toe the line on climate change denial
DATE: 2017-09-19 | LENGTH: 15:47

Is the Military Prepared for Climate Crisis?
The effects of climate change will increase inequality and create conflicts across borders, while the U.S. military will to have to spend more money and resources on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, says Col. Larry Wilkerson
DATE: 2017-09-11 | LENGTH: 13:47

The Nina Turner Show: On Solidarity with Linda Sarsour and Winnie Wong
Linda Sarsour and Winnie Wong say that to fight the Trump administration, Democrats need to be accountable to the organized Left - not the other way around
DATE: 2017-09-08 | LENGTH: 19:48

Are Irma-like Super Storms the 'New Normal'?
Distinguished climate scientist Michael Mann explains that a business-as-usual scenario will lead to increasingly devastating storms
DATE: 2017-09-07 | LENGTH: 14:09

Media Downplays Millions Affected by Climate Change-Linked Floods in Asia
Over 1200 people have been killed in rains that have inundated a third of Bangladesh along with portion of India, Nepal and Pakistan
DATE: 2017-09-01 | LENGTH: 07:57

Mainstream Media Misrepresents Hurricane Harvey's Climate Change Connection
It's 'extremely annoying when all of these extreme events occur, whether it's a wildfire or an extreme hurricane like this, and there's no mention of the fact that climate change has actually exacerbated the situation,' says Dr. Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research
DATE: 2017-08-30 | LENGTH: 15:54

Texas Organizer: Harvey Disproportionately Affects Low-Income People of Color
While 'some of the city may return to normal, an entire different section just won't have that capacity,' says organizer Yvette Arellano
DATE: 2017-08-30 | LENGTH: 12:31

Climate Change Is Creating A New Urban Crisis
As storms hit the U.S. and South Asia, investigative journalist Christian Parenti says we have the laws and technology to protect humanity from climate disaster, but we need to rip away the veil of the 'free market'
DATE: 2017-08-30 | LENGTH: 18:50

Exxon Mobil Knew But Hid the Links Between Oil and Catastrophic Climate Change
Leading expert on the climate denier playbook, Naomi Oreskes, discusses her groundbreaking new study and larger story of disinformation and doubt about climate change that has been promoted in U.S. for almost three decades
DATE: 2017-08-28 | LENGTH: 11:31

Another Moment in the Long History of White Reconstruction
Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with Dylan Rodriguez, Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at UC Riverside, about White Reconstruction, the false narrative that the term mass incarceration creates, and more
DATE: 2017-08-28 | LENGTH: 27:57

Hurricane Harvey Devastates Houston as Scientists Warn of the Perils of Ignoring Climate Change
Millions face flooding as the nation's 4th largest city faces another week of rain
DATE: 2017-08-28 | LENGTH: 04:41

Sandy-Level Hurricanes May Occur Every Five Years Due to Climate Change
Leading climatologist Benjamin Horton talks about recent reports from NASA and NOAA showing increasingly higher global temperatures, and explains why the dangerous human-caused trend could spell disaster
DATE: 2017-08-27 | LENGTH: 15:43

Will Rick Perry Use Grid Study to Push Coal?
Sierra Club Senior Attorney Casey Roberts discusses a lawsuit to reveal the special interests behind DOE grid study currently being revised in favor of fossil fuel
DATE: 2017-08-21 | LENGTH: 09:18

Is Scott Pruitt's EPA Violating Federal Ethics Laws?
Nick Surgey, Senior Fellow with the Center for Media and Democracy discusses California's lawsuit against the EPA under the Freedom of Information Act and Scott Pruitt's conflict of interest in his ties to the corporate elite's climate denial group, ALEC
DATE: 2017-08-20 | LENGTH: 15:44

NOAA Defies Trump Administration's Climate Science Denial
Leading climate change expert, Dr. Joe Romm, discusses U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's State of the Climate report which confirms new records on global warming, greenhouse gas, and sea level rise
DATE: 2017-08-15 | LENGTH: 09:33

Endangered Species Act Under Attack As Extinction Crisis Hits U.S.
William Snape III of the Center for Biological Diversity says "special interests" are pushing Republicans to roll back regulations that have been successful at protecting wildlife and natural habitat
DATE: 2017-08-13 | LENGTH: 08:57

Federal Court Nixes Environmental Law Trump Actually Supports
William Snape III, of The Center for Biological Diversity, discusses US Court of Appeals overturning of EPA ban on hydrofluorocarbons, which are thousands of times more powerful greenhouse gases than carbon dioxide
DATE: 2017-08-11 | LENGTH: 08:44

Scientists Leak Government Climate Report, Avoiding Trump's Censorship
A leaked US government report directly undermines President Trump's climate change denial just as the Department of Agriculture has started to censor the language of climate science
DATE: 2017-08-09 | LENGTH: 08:21

Will The Catastrophic Drought In Kenya Affect Its Presidential Election?
Odenda Lumbumba of Kenya Land Alliance says that Kenya's drought is not just the result of climate change - it's also the result of failed public policy
DATE: 2017-08-07 | LENGTH: 09:35

How Much Will Methane From Thawing Permafrost Speed Up Global Warming?
Methane "seeps" on the tundra may be more problematic than previously thought, according to a new report co-authored by Torsten Sachs, a researcher at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences in Germany
DATE: 2017-08-06 | LENGTH: 10:38

Biological Annihilation: Earth's Sixth Mass Extinction Event is Under Way
Earth is entering its sixth mass extinction event, posing a "frightening assault on the foundations of human civilization," says a new study co-authored by Professor Gerardo Ceballos at the University of Mexico
DATE: 2017-08-01 | LENGTH: 16:58

Green Groups Sue EPA Over Loophole for Big Polluters in Texas
Environmental groups filed five lawsuits against the EPA after state records showed the oil and gas industry illegally emitted 500 million pounds of pollutants but were only fined 3% of the 25,000 pollution incidents
DATE: 2017-07-29 | LENGTH: 10:36

The Nina Turner Show: Telling the People's Story with Filmmaker Josh Fox
At the 2017 People's Summit, Josh Fox explains why he "left his house" to be a "foot soldier" on the Sanders campaign trail and at Standing Rock
DATE: 2017-07-28 | LENGTH: 19:03

Is Extreme Heat the New Normal?
The Real News team spoke with first responders and science and medial experts in Arizona, where high temperatures have grounded planes and significantly increased health emergencies
DATE: 2017-07-26 | LENGTH: 07:43

Michael Mann Responds to 'Uninhabitable Earth'
Leading climate scientist Michael Mann separates myth from reality in climate change reporting
DATE: 2017-07-23 | LENGTH: 19:01

First Six Months of 2017 Marked By Wildfires and 'Extremely Remarkable' Warmth
Leading climate scientist Michael Mann sees a clear link between climate change and the devastating wildfires of 2017
DATE: 2017-07-23 | LENGTH: 11:30

Big Oil Overturns Portland's Landmark Fossil Fuel Ban
Portland's first-of-its-kind zoning ordinance, which banned new fossil fuel projects within city limits and prevented existing facilities from expanding, was overturned under pressure from the Western States Petroleum Association
DATE: 2017-07-21 | LENGTH: 14:11

Saying Goodbye to Glaciers': The Impact of Glacier Retreat
About half of the glaciers in Switzerland are expected to disappear in the next 25 years, and about 70% of the ice volume in Canada and in the Canadian Rockies will likely be gone by 2100, says University of Colorado research scientist Twila Moon
DATE: 2017-07-21 | LENGTH: 08:06

Rising Sea Levels Put Coastal Cities At Risk
With the current rate of sea level rise roughly twice as fast as it was over the course of the 20th century, coastal cities should brace for more flooding, says climate policy scholar Robert Kopp
DATE: 2017-07-20 | LENGTH: 12:24

Lancashire Community 'Put Their Bodies On the Line' to Protest UK Fracking Site
Anti-fracking activists have joined the local community in Lancashire for a 'rolling resistance' month of direct action protests, after the UK government overruled the local government's ban on fracking
DATE: 2017-07-15 | LENGTH: 07:53

Massive Iceberg Breaks Free in Antarctica: How Worried Should We Be?
The iceberg, which is about the size of Delaware, is an important reminder that ice on Earth is changing--and not just in Antarctica, says Dr. Twila Moon, a glacial expert with the National Snow and Ice Data Center
DATE: 2017-07-13 | LENGTH: 06:44

Greens Urge Democrats To Block Senate Energy Bill
Hundreds of organizations have signed a letter to Sen. Chuck Schumer urging him to lead opposition to an energy bill that they say would increase dependence on fossil fuel production and hasten 'climate chaos'
DATE: 2017-07-13 | LENGTH: 16:02

Jerry Brown: Climate Champion or Big Oil Ally?
California Gov. Jerry Brown poses as an anti-Trump climate-change savior, but his policies support Big Oil's agenda, says Adam Scow, California director at Food & Water Watch
DATE: 2017-07-12 | LENGTH: 09:57

G20 Protestors Call for An Alternative To the Neoliberal Order
South African activist Patrick Bond says beyond the media focus on burning cars in Hamburg, tens of thousands of protestors called for the G20 to adopt policies that tackle inequality and climate change
DATE: 2017-07-11 | LENGTH: 19:02

World's Largest Tuna Company Commits to Major Fishing Reforms
Greenpeace USA's Ocean Director John Hocevar discusses the success of an intense two-year campaign to reform Thai Union's fishing practices, and what the big victory means for oceans on the brink of collapse
DATE: 2017-07-11 | LENGTH: 10:12

Has the Environmental Movement Failed? A Conversation with Dr. David Suzuki
Dr. David Suzuki discusses the environmental movement's failure to sustain its victories and the vision that will be needed to ensure public support for environmental protection
DATE: 2017-07-10 | LENGTH: 20:39

How G20 Governments are Financing Climate Disaster
The G20 nations provide four times more public financing to fossil fuels than to clean energy, according to a new report from Oil Change International's Alex Doukas
DATE: 2017-07-07 | LENGTH: 09:34

David Suzuki: Independent Media Like The Real News are Vital in the Battle Against Climate Change
Stay tuned for the full interview with renowned environmental activist David Suzuki, coming Monday
DATE: 2017-07-07 | LENGTH: 02:00

Court Orders Trump's EPA to Enforce Obama-Era Methane Rules
The NRDC's David Doniger says the court ruling is a setback for EPA head Scott Pruitt's efforts to deregulate the fossil fuel industry
DATE: 2017-07-06 | LENGTH: 14:51

Real News Roundtable: The RussiaGate Distraction & Trump's Free-For-All Capitalism
From climate change to the brewing war in the Middle East, we're in one of the most dangerous moments in human history, says TRNN's Paul Jay. So why are we talking about RussiaGate?
DATE: 2017-06-29 | LENGTH: 17:10

Estimates of Sea Level Rise by 2100 Have Tripled in the Past Few Years
Environmental activist Peter Sinclair examines the growing threat of sea level rise
DATE: 2017-06-26 | LENGTH: 17:10

Coastal Cities Unprepared for Major Floods As Sea Levels Rise
The Trump Administration is making it even harder for coastal cities to defend themselves against increased flooding brought about by climate change, says Michael Oppenheimer, professor of Geosciences and International Affairs at Princeton University
DATE: 2017-06-20 | LENGTH: 12:03

The Need for a Sense of Urgency About War and the Climate Crisis: Katie Halper Interviews Paul Jay
The host of the Katie Halper Show and Paul Jay discuss Trump's plans for confrontation with Iran and the existential threat of the climate crisis
DATE: 2017-06-19 | LENGTH: 15:02

Trump's Corporate-Funded Climate Study Gets It Wrong
Trump claims that U.S. compliance with the Paris Agreement would cost "a vast fortune" and eliminate millions of American jobs-but his data is skewed, says Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog
DATE: 2017-06-13 | LENGTH: 11:37

Sea Level Rise due to Global Warming Threatens Vancouver
Deborah Carlson of WCEL explains the consequences of sea level rise for Vancouver and what local actions are being taken to counter the threat
DATE: 2017-06-12 | LENGTH: 07:00

National Day of Action Against Trump's Paris Agreement Withdrawal
Sierra Club's Michael Brune and's Thanu Yakupitiyage discuss how states, cities and the private sector are stepping up in response to the President's regressive environmental policies
DATE: 2017-06-09 | LENGTH: 14:08

Trump's Energy Policies Attack Vulnerable Communities
Our expert panel discusses the fallout from the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement and examines how deregulation limits opportunities for job growth
DATE: 2017-06-07 | LENGTH: 16:23

Arctic Climate Warming Twice as Fast As Anywhere Else
Prof. Subhankar Banerjee, Editor of "Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point," talks about the effect President Trump's climate policies will have on the Arctic and on the rest of the planet
DATE: 2017-06-04 | LENGTH: 17:27

Trump Pulls Out of the Paris Climate Accord
Daphne Wysham, director of the climate and energy program at the Center for Sustainable Economy, joins Sharmini Peries to talk about the ramifications of the US pulling out of the Paris accord
DATE: 2017-06-01 | LENGTH: 18:35

Trump and the Future of the Paris Climate Accord
Climate scientist Dana Nuccitelli discusses the Trump Administration's tendency to embrace fake climate news and the administration's hostility to sound climate change policy
DATE: 2017-05-31 | LENGTH: 09:59

Trudeau's Carbon Reduction Plan Inadequate
Dimitri Lascaris, says Trudeau's pricing schemes is defective and not even close to what is necessary to enforce reductions
DATE: 2017-05-22 | LENGTH: 14:12

Trump Continues to Waffle on whether US will Adhere to Paris Climate Agreement
Trump pledged on the campaign trail to pull out of the Paris Accords, but now that announcement will be delayed until after the G-7 summit. Janet Redman of Oil Change International says US participation is crucial
DATE: 2017-05-15 | LENGTH: 09:18

Britain's Plans to Fight Air Pollution is "Weak and Incoherent"
James Thornton of Client Earth explains that Britain has one of the worst records in air pollution in Europe and the government's plan of "malign neglect" will do nothing to reverse this
DATE: 2017-05-15 | LENGTH: 14:45

Bill McKibben: Inevitable Renewable Energy Will Win
Founder of discusses how we need to fight Trump and build on what we want at the same time
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 02:17

Hunger Strike to Get King's College to Divest from Fossil Fuels
Roger Hallam's 8-week civil disobedience and hunger strike at King's College London, finally resulted in fossil fuel divestment.
DATE: 2017-05-10 | LENGTH: 08:37

200,000 Rally For Climate Justice in DC
On Trumps hundredth day, marchers across the country demand an end to fossil fuel regime
DATE: 2017-05-07 | LENGTH: 07:38

Climate Change Particularly Affects Communities of Color
Judith Howell of the SEIU talks about how communities of color are particularly affected by climate change
DATE: 2017-05-06 | LENGTH: 03:09

Carbon Pollution and Water - An Intimate Connection
Chris Wilke explains how carbon pollution and other forms of water pollution affect our lives
DATE: 2017-05-05 | LENGTH: 02:48

Climate Change Affects Fisheries
Bren Smith of Greenwave talks about how fisheries are dwindling because of overfishing and climate change - we can reverse this while also creating jobs
DATE: 2017-05-05 | LENGTH: 04:36

Rev. Yearwood: We Have to Fight Poverty and Pollution at the Same Time
President and CEO of the Hip Hop Caucus says the churches and Congressional Black Caucus must divest from fossil fuels
DATE: 2017-05-04 | LENGTH: 06:44

Climate Change is a Public Health Threat
Leading public health doctor, Georges C. Benjamin says Climate Change is making Americans sick
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 03:57

Trump Defunding Science a Threat to Civilization (pt. 2)
Climate Scientist, Dr. Michael E. Mann on why Scientists' voices must be heard
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 04:53

Bill McKibben: People's Climate March
At the People's Climate March,'s Bill McKibben explains his critique of Justin Trudeau
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 02:09

Avi Lewis: People's Climate March
In an exclusive interview at the People's Climate March, Canadian activist and author Avi Lewis and Dimitri Lascaris discuss the Leap Manifesto's demand for a just transition to a green economy and the movement in Canada, the US and beyond
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 17:52

Dallas Goldtooth: People's Climate March
At the People's Climate March, the Indigenous Environmental Network's Dallas Goldtooth explains the importance of the current surge in indigenous environmental activism under Trump's tyrannical administration
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 05:04

Maura Healey: People's Climate March
At the People's Climate March, Massachusetts Attorney General Healey demands accountability for #whatExxonknew about their products' disastrous affects on climate change
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 05:39

Watch Our D.C. People's Climate March Coverage
Check here for updates as we continue to post more videos for the PCM
DATE: 2017-04-29

Jean-Michel Cousteau: People's Climate March
TRNN interviews Jean-Michel Cousteau at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 06:27

Nicole Hernandez Hammer: People's Climate March
TRNN interviews Nicole Hernandez Hammer at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 04:19

Mustafa Santiago Ali: People's Climate March
TRNN interviews Mustafa Santiago Ali at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 05:00

Jamie Henn: People's Climate March
TRNN interviews Jamie Henn at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 04:19

Aaron Mair: People's Climate March
TRNN interviews Aaron Mair at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 07:32

Reverend Calls Trump Administration 'Sinful'
At the People's Climate March, Rev. Fletcher Harper of Green Faith explains how his interfaith environmental group is mobilizing to protect the Earth
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 02:47

Jackie Savitz: People's Climate March
TRNN interviews Rev Jackie Savitz at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 03:25

Sierra Club to Take Trump Administration to Court
At the People's Climate March, Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune tells TRNN they are fighting every attempt to roll back environmental regulations
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 05:23

Vien Truong: People's Climate March
TRNN interviews Vien Truong at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 05:14

Trip Van Noppen: People's Climate March
TRNN interviews Trip Van Noppen at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 05:55

Michael Leon Guerrero: People's Climate March
TRNN interviews Michael Leon-Guerrero at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 03:01

Nolan Gould: People's Climate March
TRNN interviews Nolan Gould at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 03:18

Sofia Black-D'Elia: People's Climate March
TRNN interviews Sofia Black-D'Elia at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 03:46

Dr. Ira Helfand: Risk of Nuclear War Increases With Climate Change
TRNN interviews Dr. Ira Helfand at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 04:05

Alex Doukas: People's Climate March
TRNN interviews Alex Doukas at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 05:30

U.S. Senators Vow Against Climate Change
Kim Brown interviews interviews Sen. Edward J. Markey and Sen. Jeff Merkley at the People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 03:46

Polluted Water Is Making Native Americans Sick
Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Nations' Spiritual leader, Chief Arvol Looking Horse, to President: "Honor the Treaties"
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 05:46

Trump Worst Admin for Indigenous Peoples Since 1880s
Joye Braun one of original #NoDAPL protesters says Tribal Peoples are rising up globally
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 03:46

Rapid Renewable Transition Possible and Necessary
Ashik Siddique of The Climate Mobilization, at People's Climate March, says some states are already keeping fossil fuels in the ground
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 05:44

Clean Energy Revolution Can Succeed Despite Trump
Rianna Eckel of Food & Water Watch Maryland says everyone can organize in their communities for 100% renewable energy
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 02:15

This Is the Crisis of Our Century
Massachusetts protesters on why people have to push Trump Admin on climate change action
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 03:29

Senators Speak Out On Climate Change: People's Climate March
People's Climate March
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 17:14

How to Put People Back to Work with a Green Transition
Chris Woolery of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth discusses empowering workers and communities with renewable energy
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 03:33

Trump Defunding Science a Threat to Civilization
Climate Scientist, Dr. Michael E. Mann on why Scientists' voices must be heard
DATE: 2017-04-28 | LENGTH: 09:36

Why Do Politicians Ignore Environmental Issues?
Nina Turner, the former Ohio State Senator, argues that environmental issues don't reach politicians' radar because they disproportionately affect poor communities and because big donors don't want them to
DATE: 2017-04-27 | LENGTH: 14:58

Will Maryland Pioneer Offshore Wind Farming in America?
Despite a climate-denying federal government, two new offshore wind farms could bring thousands of clean jobs to Maryland's Sparrow's Point
DATE: 2017-04-27 | LENGTH: 08:08

Former Astronaut: Can't Hide Climate Data
Leland Melvin says we must use science to ensure our children's future
DATE: 2017-04-27 | LENGTH: 04:23

Renewable Energy Can Create Jobs, Reduce Greenhouse Gases, and Lower Energy Costs
Basav Sen, of the Institute for Policy Studies, presents an analysis of the many benefits of renewable energy
DATE: 2017-04-26 | LENGTH: 14:00

Countdown to People's Climate March
TRNN caught up with Bill Nye at the March for Science on Earth Day
DATE: 2017-04-26 | LENGTH: 05:04

Earth Day Actions Take on Trump's War on Science
As President Trump rolls back environmental regulations, Scientists, Doctors and Environmentalists inaugurate first ever March for Science in huge global event. Janet Redman of Oil Change USA explains the damage the Trump administration is doing.
DATE: 2017-04-22 | LENGTH: 08:40

The March for Science Seeks to Put Science on Government's Agenda
Given the Trump administration's attacks on science, the April 22 March for Science hopes give science the attention it deserves in government, says Trina Coleman of the National Society of Black Physicists
DATE: 2017-04-21 | LENGTH: 07:52

Trump Administration Is Removing Climate Change Research from Government Websites
Victoria Herrmann of the Arctic Institute explains how her research and that of others have been removed from government websites and this is happening at the worst possible moment for climate change research
DATE: 2017-04-16 | LENGTH: 12:09

What's Causing the Winter Haze in China?
Attempts to slow down the existing conditions with emission reduction legislation and return of Eurasia sea ice will take substantial amount of time says Professor Yuhang Wang of the Georgia Institute of Technology
DATE: 2017-04-11 | LENGTH: 12:53

Does Canada Have a Foreign Policy Independent of the US?
Canada likes to portray its foreign policy as being independent and different from the US, but according to Yves Engler it actually almost always follows US lead
DATE: 2017-04-07 | LENGTH: 10:09

Congress' Assault on Climate Science Heats Up
Dr Michael Mann who appeared as witness at Congressional climate change Hearing says Scientists upcoming March on Washington unprecedented
DATE: 2017-04-07 | LENGTH: 14:41

Trump's Climate Order Protects Fossil Fuel's Bottom Line
The rollback of Obama-era provisions including the moratorium leasing public lands for coal won't bring back jobs due to the strong market advantage held by cheaper fuels like natural gas, says Oil Change International's Janet Redman
DATE: 2017-03-29 | LENGTH: 06:49

Study Links Extreme Weather Events to Climate Change
Dr. Michael Mann says the way climate change affects the jet stream is intensifying and increasing the regional scale of droughts and flooding
DATE: 2017-03-27 | LENGTH: 10:58

Climate Catastrophe Is Here: 2016 Hottest Year on Record
Dr. Michael Mann emphasizes says we are already seeing global impacts; within one to two decades we are on track for an iceless Arctic
DATE: 2017-03-26 | LENGTH: 11:53

Defending the Climate in the Age of Trump
Centre for Sustainable Economy's Ted Gleichman says we need to see the fossil fuel industry as a rogue industry that can no longer be considered just another normal part of the economy
DATE: 2017-03-25 | LENGTH: 19:26

Trump's Budget Targets Climate Change Spending Across All Federal Agencies
Cuts to block community grants that fund programs like Meals on Wheels are simply cruel because they don't amount to any real savings for the government, says PERI's Robert Pollin
DATE: 2017-03-22 | LENGTH: 15:03

Will Trump's Plan to Roll Back Fuel Economy Regulations Help American Autoworkers?
Retired General Motors employee Frank Hammer and Sierra Club's Andrew Linhardt say that high efficiency standards lead to job creation while stabilizing greenhouse gas emissions from cars that contribute to climate change
DATE: 2017-03-18 | LENGTH: 17:20

Climate Scientist Slams Pruitt for Distorting Science of Global Warming
Dr. Alan Robock responds to EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's comments on carbon dioxide and explains CO2's role in the warming of the atmosphere
DATE: 2017-03-14 | LENGTH: 09:21

Building Pipelines Leads to Growth - Not in Jobs, But Carbon Emissions
TRNN's Dimitri Lascaris says despite their difference in style, Trudeau and Trump share the same support for disastrous climate/fossil fuel policy
DATE: 2017-03-08 | LENGTH: 13:13

Climate Scientist: February Temperatures Consistent with Global Warming
Dr. Alan Robock says there's an increasing frequency of strong storms, droughts and flooding; more impacts on agriculture; and rising sea levels - but the situation is not irreversible
DATE: 2017-03-05 | LENGTH: 09:42

Urgent Need For Legally Binding Obligations On Transnational Corporations (1/2)
Ecuador's Ambassador to the UN Geneva briefs TRNN on Resolution 26/9, the UN Human Rights Council mandate to elaborate an international legal framework to regulate activities of transnational corporations under binding international human rights law
DATE: 2017-01-02 | LENGTH: 15:27

Anti-Climate Science Conspiracy Theorist to Lead Trump's Department of Energy
Jason Schwartz of Greenpeace USA discusses former Texas governor Rick Perry's record and how his relationships with oil and gas industries will influence his tenure as Trump's Secretary of Energy
DATE: 2016-12-16 | LENGTH: 15:36

There's No Issue More Burning Than Creating Our Global Climate Change Bureau
Scientists are saying that by the year 2050 we will pass the 2 degree threshold and that was before the election of Trump. Watch Paul Jay's urgent appeal and make a donation today.
DATE: 2016-11-30 | LENGTH: 07:27

The Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science - Documentary Coming This Week
Investigative journalist Bruce Livesey has teamed up with TRNN to make a documentary exposing the Koch brothers' war on climate science and their plan to influence the 2016 elections. Stay tuned for the full documentary this week!
DATE: 2016-10-27 | LENGTH: 04:42

The Industrial Agricultural System is Limiting Food Access and Driving Climate Change
Kirtana Chandraeskaran of Friends of the Earth International explains why the UN Conference on World Food Security stopped short of recognizing that the industrial food sector is the greatest agricultural contributor to climate change
DATE: 2016-10-25 | LENGTH: 15:52

A Just Transition for Fossil Fuels Workers is Possible
TRNN Replay: PERI co-director Bob Pollin describes his plan that guarantees pensions and wages, shifts workers out of the industry through retirement rather than job losses, and helps the country meet the UN climate goals
DATE: 2016-10-24 | LENGTH: 16:24

Elites Outraged At Trump's Refusal to Accept Election Result
Military veteran and Empire Files producer Mike Prysner says the final presidential debate affirmed movements have critical work ahead regardless of who wins the White House
DATE: 2016-10-20 | LENGTH: 12:07

HFC Reduction Agreement Is Historic, But No Silver Bullet for Climate Change
It's legally binding and delivers on goals set in Paris, but we need many more of these kinds of agreements in order to meet the 1.5 C target, says Climate Interaction's Andrew Jones
DATE: 2016-10-18 | LENGTH: 09:21

Why is the Airline Industry Exempt from the Paris Climate Agreement?
The airline industry's emissions are as large as Germany's and threaten the globe from meeting targets set at COP21, says Vera Paradee of the Climate Law Institute
DATE: 2016-10-12 | LENGTH: 11:10

Clinton and Trump Promote Fossil Fuels During Second Presidential Debate
The election is between two candidates without serious plans to address the climate crisis, say Janet Redman and Chris Williams
DATE: 2016-10-10 | LENGTH: 10:47

Paris Climate Agreement Not Strong Enough to Prevent Global Catastrophe
Atmospheric physicist Pablo Canziani explains why the agreement is 'necessary, but not sufficient'
DATE: 2016-10-07 | LENGTH: 13:03

Canada Approves Economically Inviable Pipeline Without Indigenous Consultation
The liberal government has failed to demonstrate a commitment to First Nations and climate change concerns, say Robyn Allan and Louisette Lanteigne
DATE: 2016-09-30 | LENGTH: 13:07

'Managed Decline' of Fossil Fuel Projects Needed to Meet Goals of Paris Climate Agreement
A new report by Oil Change International calls for an end to both the expansion of fossil fuel industry and new fossil fuel infrastructure
DATE: 2016-09-29 | LENGTH: 11:45

TPP Will Effectively Kill Climate Treaties
The Trans-Pacific Partnership will undermine the ability of countries to control polluting and extractive industries, says Ben Lilliston
DATE: 2016-09-25 | LENGTH: 12:08

US National Security Policy for Climate Change Seeks Security for Corporate-Controlled Assets
Nick Buxton, co-editor of 'The Secure and the Dispossessed: How the Military and Corporations Are Shaping a Climate Changed World,' says the military's prime concern is the continuation of its global imperial footprint
DATE: 2016-09-23 | LENGTH: 13:09

Trudeau's Liberals Adopt Harper Government's Carbon Targets
Dimitri Lascaris says the transfer of Canadian taxpayer money to oil companies in the face of climate emergency casts doubt on the ability of the Liberal government to produce an adequate carbon pricing plan
DATE: 2016-09-21 | LENGTH: 10:17

Can Renewables Contain Extreme Weather Conditions?
Transition away from fossil fuels is economically and technologically feasible today through the mass implementation of 100% renewable grids, argues Renewables 100 Policy Institute founder Angelina Galiteva
DATE: 2016-09-15 | LENGTH: 14:34

California Passes Nation's Most Ambitious Climate Legislation, But Will It Succeed?
The California experience thus far with greenhouse gas reduction shows economic growth is possible with regulation, argues Ethan Elkind of the UC Berkeley School of Law
DATE: 2016-09-11 | LENGTH: 11:27

U.S. and China Commit to Paris Climate Accord While Keeping Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Place
Subsidizing oil and gas companies runs counter to the Paris Agreement, says Alex Doukas of Oil Change International
DATE: 2016-09-07 | LENGTH: 13:47

Why is Emma Thompson in the Arctic?
Professor Chris Williams and actress Emma Thompson discuss the threats of seismic testing and drilling for oil in the Arctic - from aboard a Greenpeace ship off of Clyde River, Nunavut
DATE: 2016-08-23 | LENGTH: 17:19

Deadly Wildfires to Grow More Intense, Burn Longer Due to Global Warming
Drought, dead trees, and less snow means fires in the Western U.S. will likely get worse, says Dr. Alyson Kenward from Climate Central
DATE: 2016-08-19 | LENGTH: 06:41

The Dangers of Climate Change Aren't Coming: They're Already Here
Professor Chris Williams says even the U.S. Department of Defense is speaking of climate change in the present tense
DATE: 2016-08-14 | LENGTH: 11:39

The Bought-and-Paid-For Climate Denialism of Mike Pence
Janet Redman of the Institute for Policy Studies says Trump's VP willingness to fight regulation of emissions and accept millions in campaign contributions from the fossil fuel industry puts him squarely at odds with the interests of the American public
DATE: 2016-07-22 | LENGTH: 05:47

Democratic Party Platform: Lots of Hot Air on Climate Change
Janet Redman, who provided testimony at the DNC Platform Committee, and Wenonah Hauter, the executive director of Food & Water Watch, address the draft's shortcomings on the carbon tax, TPP, fracking, and fossil fuel extraction
DATE: 2016-06-30 | LENGTH: 17:30

Naomi Klein on the US Elections, the Democratic Party, and What the Movement Does Next
At The People's Summit in Chicago, Naomi Klein and Paul Jay discuss how to build a movement independent of the Democratic party, yet capable of waging a struggle within it
DATE: 2016-06-20 | LENGTH: 21:44

Is Canada's 6 Month Old Liberal Government Delivering 'Real Change?'
Nora Loreto and Dimitri Lascaris tell The Real News that on climate, foreign affairs, and trade policies, Trudeau has opted for continuity over change
DATE: 2016-05-12 | LENGTH: 20:03

Days of Revolt: The Assault of the Animal Agriculture Industry
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews the directors of the film "Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret" to discuss the impact of the animal agriculture industry on accelerating climate change and environmental degradation, and the surprising silence on the part of environmental groups.
DATE: 2016-05-04 | LENGTH: 26:19

Days of Revolt: Coping with Reality
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews climate change activist Tim DeChristopher about the social tension and injustice triggered by the deadly failure of the industrial world to confront climate change
DATE: 2016-04-27 | LENGTH: 27:24

Days of Revolt: Letting Go of the World
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews documentary filmmaker Josh Fox to discuss the catastrophe of climate change and Fox's new film "How to Let Go of the World", which showcases the role of art and culture in helping us embrace what climate can't change
DATE: 2016-04-19 | LENGTH: 26:00

Can GDP Growth and Carbon Emissions be Delinked?
Nate Aden of the World Resource Institute identifies 21 countries that succeeded in maintaining economic growth while also decreasing carbon emissions - can this feat be replicated elsewhere?
DATE: 2016-04-11 | LENGTH: 12:21

Why Red States Aren't Denying Climate Change Anymore
Some Texas towns have aggressively pursued renewable energy but face deep opposition from Big Oil
DATE: 2016-03-25 | LENGTH: 09:54

Earth Enters New Era of Extreme Weather Caused by Global Warming
Michael Mann, author of Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change, discusses the report that details the link between unprecedented storms and human-caused climate change
DATE: 2016-03-18 | LENGTH: 09:52

Earth Enters New Era of Extreme Weather Caused by Global Warming
Michael Mann, author of Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change, discusses the report that details the link between unprecedented storms and human-caused climate change
DATE: 2016-03-18

Offshore Drilling Off the Table in the Atlantic, but What about the Gulf and the Arctic?
The Obama administration's ban on offshore drilling will aid reaching the Paris climate change targets, say environmentalist Sierra Weaver of Southern Environmental Law Center and Michael LeVine of Oceana
DATE: 2016-03-17 | LENGTH: 15:29

"Mr. Trudeau Goes to Washington"
Rick Salutin and Dimitri Lascaris examine what happens when political celebrities tackle climate change
DATE: 2016-03-09 | LENGTH: 13:30

"Miracle Technology" Isn't Needed to Stop Climate Change
Robert Pollin of PERI says investment in existing technology could create a zero-emissions economy within 35 years
DATE: 2016-03-09 | LENGTH: 09:46

Arctic Sees June Temperatures in February
When snow must be imported for the Iditarod for the first time, Greenpeace USA's Cassady Sharp says record temperatures and the alarming rate of sea ice melting should have us all on high alert
DATE: 2016-03-06 | LENGTH: 11:06

Increasing Flooding Linked to Climate Change
Climate Central's Ben Strauss highlights his study that found that three out four coastal floods over the last decade have been caused by climate change
DATE: 2016-03-06 | LENGTH: 11:08

The 2016 Elections Will be Pivotal in the Fight Against Climate Change
PERI's Robert Pollin and Thomas Herndon say Hillary is a proponent of fracking as a solution to climate change
DATE: 2016-02-29 | LENGTH: 06:40

Four Billion People Experience Water Scarcity
Author and scientist Arjen Y. Hoekstra says meat consumption, population growth and climate change are driving the global water crisis
DATE: 2016-02-24 | LENGTH: 08:39

Days of Revolt: The Solution (2/2)
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein lay out the solutions to issues like economic inequality and climate change, and explain the need for sustained civil disobedience and a unified grassroots movement.
DATE: 2016-02-23 | LENGTH: 28:24

Running From the Climate Challenge
Chris Williams of Pace University and Michael Oppenheimer of Princeton University say the presidential candidates have not given the issue of climate change the attention it merits given that the future of humanity is at stake
DATE: 2016-02-12 | LENGTH: 23:23

Supreme Court Deals a Blow to Climate Change Efforts
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court favored a coalition of states and energy companies when it stayed Obama's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions, mainly from coal
DATE: 2016-02-11 | LENGTH: 04:48

SCOTUS Blocks Obama Clean Power Plan, Hinders Future of Environmental Legislation
Robert Pollin says legally halting executive order on power-plants poses possible "disaster" for future emissions reduction
DATE: 2016-02-11 | LENGTH: 05:01

2015 Hottest Year on Record
Environmentalist Chris Williams says 13 of the 15 years in the 21st century have broken global temperature records, pointing to the effect of carbon emissions not simply El Nino
DATE: 2015-12-30 | LENGTH: 13:27

West Coast Mayors Pledge To End New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure
At a press conference held by civil society groups, 10 mayors and over 30 elected officials pledge to follow Portland Mayor Charlie Hales' lead on banning new fossil fuel infrastructure
DATE: 2015-12-20 | LENGTH: 11:27

'Fossil Fuels' Nowhere to be Found in the Paris Agreement
Professor Chris Williams says 21 years of treaties and negotiations have all been stepping around the main problem: the production of fossil fuels
DATE: 2015-12-15 | LENGTH: 11:50

Leaders Sidestep Pentagon's Carbon Emissions at COP21
Transnational Institute's Nick Buxton explains how the world's greatest CO2 emitter has gotten a free pass at climate negotiations since the 90's
DATE: 2015-12-14 | LENGTH: 09:00

The Canadian Environment Minister's Cop-out at COP21
Dimitri Lascaris of TRNN, Carol Linnit of DeSmogCanada, and Ashley Renders of Vice News Canada challenge the new minister
DATE: 2015-12-10 | LENGTH: 08:25

The Canadian Environment Minister’s Cop-out at COP21
Dimitri Lascaris of TRNN, Carol Linnit of DeSmogCanada, and Ashley Renders of Vice News Canada challenge the new minister
DATE: 2015-12-10

Day 9: No Meaningful Outcome From Paris
Dimitri Lascaris says the draft agreement is profoundly unsatisfactory and lacks enforcement procedures
DATE: 2015-12-09 | LENGTH: 12:46

Former Bolivian UN Ambassador: COP21 Draft Text Shows Plans to Further Commodify Nature
TRNN correspondent Dimitri Lascaris talks to former UN Ambassador of Bolivia Pablo Solon, who says the final Paris agreement is headed towards the creation of carbon markets with terms to be settled in future COP meetings
DATE: 2015-12-09 | LENGTH: 15:47

Are Fossil Fuel Companies Recognizing Climate-Related Risks of Business?
Carbon Tracker Institute CEO Anthony Hobley speaks to TRNN correspondent Dimitri Lascaris about how global capital markets are realizing that fossil fuels companies will not be able to burn all of their reserves without wrecking the planet.
DATE: 2015-12-08 | LENGTH: 13:49

Who Should Pay for the Costs of Climate Change?
West Coast Environmental Law Attorney Andrew Gage and EcoEquity Director Tom Athanasiou discuss how corporations and governments can be held accountable
DATE: 2014-12-22

The Lima Accord: A Great Success or More Climate Catastrophe?'s Co-founder Jamie Henn says nations are not yet committing enough money to thwart climate change, and that next year's Paris conference will be a referendum on the planet's future
DATE: 2014-12-16

COP20 Protesters Draw Attention to Corporate Presence at Negotiations
The final agreement is unlikely to set a plan to phase out fossil fuels, says Chris Williams, professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University
DATE: 2014-12-09

Global Warming and Economic Crisis Lead to One Solution: Climate Jobs
May Boeve from and Bruce Hamilton of the Amalgamated Transit Union discuss how the environmental and labor movements have united to organize the People's Climate Summit in NYC
DATE: 2014-08-28

Apres moi, le Deluge - Chris Williams on Reality Asserts Itself (5/5)
Mr. Williams says the global elites plan to protect themselves by adapting to the threat of continuing fossil fuel use, while everyone else will suffer the consequences of climate change disasters
DATE: 2014-08-14

Fracking Success Shut Down US Climate Change Policy - Christopher Williams on Reality Asserts Itself (3/5)
Mr. Williams tells Paul Jay that the fabulous profits made from fracking oil and gas took climate change off Obama agenda, and while coal emissions may be down in the US, coal exports have grown exponentially
DATE: 2014-08-12

How the Jet Stream Affects Weather Patterns
Meteorologist Jeff Masters discusses his recent research about how fast flowing, narrow air currents found in our atmosphere are changing and its potential effects on humans
DATE: 2014-08-10

Climate Change and Waiting for Bruce Willis - Christopher Williams on Reality Asserts Itself (1/5)
Mr. Williams says capitalism is not capable of facing up to the climate change crisis - and because there won't be a hero that appears to save the day, it's up to us to make the change
DATE: 2014-08-06

Domestic Coal Consumption Down But Exports Still Rising
Greenpeace's Joe Smyth and journalist Steve Horn discuss whether EPA's plan to cut 30 percent of emissions by 2030 will have a significant impact on climate change when coal is being shipped overseas
DATE: 2014-08-04

The Politics of Going Green
PERI Co-Director Robert Pollin and Prof. Chris Williams discuss the feasibility of shifting to a green economy
DATE: 2014-07-23

Is This the Dawn of a Renewable Energy Revolution?
Peter Sinclair says that utilities in time will become managers rather than owners of energy, and that the emerging systems are inherently anti-monopolistic
DATE: 2014-07-03

World's Oceans Face "Irreparable Damage"
Rashid Sumaila: Global Ocean Commission gives world leaders a five- year window for intervention before overfishing and climate change negatively impact the world's food supply, clean air, and climate stability
DATE: 2014-07-02

Chris Hedges Interviews Noam Chomsky (3/3)
Noam Chomsky says Occupy challenges the atomization of society, and also discusses how the media obstructs meaningful action to address climate change
DATE: 2014-06-19

The Truth and Consequences of Climate Change Denial
Peter Sinclair discusses how the big tobacco lobby methods are being employed by climate change deniers and the rising sea levels caused by melting glaciers.
DATE: 2014-06-10

Human Activity Driving Earth Towards Global Extinction Event
Dr. Terry Root & Dr. Stuart L. Pimm discuss recent research showing human beings are responsible for high extinction rates of species across the globe, and explain how we can prevent a sixth major extinction event
DATE: 2014-06-05

TRNN Debate: Is Obama Doing Enough to Fight Climate Change?
Environmental scholar Subhankar Banerjee and Center for American Progress fellow Daniel Weiss debate the Obama administration's record on fighting climate change after government report finds climate change effects happening now
DATE: 2014-05-12

Canadians Protest Against Pipelines, Climate Change Policy
Journalist Jenny Uechi and First Nations Activist Amanda Lickers discuss the May 10 day of action
DATE: 2014-05-09

Who Will Pay for Climate Change Disaster?
A discussion with Patrick Bond on the lack of political will to deal with climate change and the forces mobilizing for action
DATE: 2014-04-21

From Pipelines to Peladeau - Canadian Report
Yves Engler and Linda Solomon Wood discuss native resistance to tar sands pipeline and media mogul Pierre Karl Peladeau running as candidate for the Parti Quebecois
DATE: 2014-03-20

Congressional Progressive Caucus Budget Strikes Back Against Austerity
Robert Pollin: The Congressional Progressive Caucus's budget would increase spending on education, healthcare and the green economy while rolling back cuts against social services
DATE: 2014-03-19

Should Ukraine and West Accept De Facto Crimea Joining Russia? (2/2)
Prof. Tarik Cyril Amar and Prof. Nicolai Petro say while the legalities of the Crimea referendum are dubious, the only way out of this crisis is to accept its results
DATE: 2014-03-18

Crimea Referendum: Self Determination or Big Power Manipulation? (1/2)
Professors Nicolai Petro & Tarik Cyril Amar give their reactions to Crimea voting overwhelmingly to join the Russian federation
DATE: 2014-03-16

TRNN Debate: Is the Democrats' Talkathon on Climate Change Just Talk?
Center for American Progress Director of Climate Strategy Daniel Weiss and IPS Fellow Daphne Wysham debate whether the Senate Democrats' all- nighter means that they are serious about tackling global warming
DATE: 2014-03-12

NASA Climate Predictions Show Serious Threat To Humanity
Dahr Jamail says that though some journalists avoid linking weather patterns to climate change, global warming still exists
DATE: 2014-03-11

Hundreds of Keystone XL Protestors Arrested, Look to Influence Obama's Final Decision on Pipeline
Hundreds of students demand President Obama reject the Keystone XL pipeline deal, but Obama has already fast tracked the southern half of the pipeline which is currently delivering Canadian tar sands to Texas refineries
DATE: 2014-03-03

Debate on Obama's Climate Change Strategy Part II
Nafeez Ahmed and David Roberts discuss and debate Obama's climate change policies pt 2
DATE: 2014-03

Protestors Rally Against Proposed Maryland Fracked Gas Processing Facility
Activists rally against Dominion Resources's proposed facility to process and ship natural gas across the globe
DATE: 2014-02-24

Wage Shares Fall in the US, Germany and Many Other Countries While Financial Shocks Hit Emerging Economies - Yilmaz Akyuz (2/2)
Economist, Yilmaz Akyuz on US & European crisis mismanagement and global imbalances.
DATE: 2014-02-21

Why Is The 2008 Crisis Taking So Long To Resolve? - Yilmaz Akyuz (1/2)
Economist Yilmaz Akyuz on how excessive reliance on the US Federal Reserve created more problems than it has solved
DATE: 2014-02-19

The Embattled Climate Scientist Who Fought Back
Michael Mann: Well funded fossil fuel industry propaganda campaign responsible for shifting public opinion against the reality of climate change
DATE: 2014-02-08

'Climate Hubs' A Good Step But Obama's Policies Still Leading to Climate Disaster
Renowned climate scientist Michael Mann says its necessary for the Obama administration help farmers deal with climate change, but moving forward forward the Keystone XL, it will be the worst decision of his presidency and could bring the planet closer to climate disaster
DATE: 2014-02-05

Approval of Keystone XL Would Be A Disastrous Move
Jeffrey Sachs: The State Department's Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL pipeline brings humanity one stop closer to climate disaster
DATE: 2014-02-03

Obama's Energy Plan Cannot Seriously Address The Impending Climate Crisis
Janet Redman: The green energy plan outlined by Obama is full of too many contradictions, such as calling for the end of subsidies to coal and oil companies while facilitating the expansion of fossil fuel facilities
DATE: 2014-01-29

What Would You Do If You Had Political Power? - Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (5/5)
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay there are existing models that point to what a new economy and politics might look like
DATE: 2014-01-28

The Promise and Limitations of Worker Co-ops - Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (4/5)
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that the experience of Spain's Mondragon, the world's largest workers' co-op, shows that workers' ownership can go to scale, but on their own co-ops will not transform society or the economy
DATE: 2014-01-27

Capitalism in Long Term Stagnation and Decay - Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (3/5)
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that if you concentrate wealth at the top, there's not enough purchasing power to make the rest of the system work
DATE: 2014-01-26

Nuclear Attack on Japan was Opposed by American Military Leadership - Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (2/5)
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that President Truman used the A-bomb to make a "diplomatic" point to the Soviet Union, not out of military necessity
DATE: 2014-01-24

Understanding the Imperialist System Changed My Life - Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (1/5)
Mr. Alperovitz tells TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay, that the Vietnam War made it clear there was no way to a more rational capitalism and there had to be fundamental change
DATE: 2014-01-23

Immigration Advocates Face Serious Challenges in Passing Reform in 2014
Despite nationwide mobilization, immigrant advocates acknowledge they have failed to reform a broken immigration system
DATE: 2014-01-21

Canada's Top Spy Watchdog Lobbied For Pipeline Construction
Engler: Canada's head of intelligence oversight board lobbied for pipeline construction as its internal spy agency spied on pipeline competitors
DATE: 2014-01-07

Leading Palm Oil Company Agrees to Aim for Zero Deforestation
Amy Moas: Work remains to ensure Wilmar International follows through to reduce deforestation, a major contributor to climate change
DATE: 2013-12-24

On Florida in 2000 and What to Do Next - Ralph Nader on Reality Asserts Itself (3/3)
Ralph Nader and Paul Jay discuss Ralph's decision to stay in the Florida race and what an electoral strategy could be now
DATE: 2013-12-20

Are Nader-Like Reforms Still Possible? - Ralph Nader on Reality Asserts Itself (2/3)
On RAI with Paul Jay, Ralph Nader says the reforms of the 1960's and 70's are no longer possible as Congress is bought and sold by a small number of very rich people and commercial interests
DATE: 2013-12-19

McCarthyism Made Us Veer Away From a Systemic Doctrine for Change - Ralph Nader on RAI (1/3)
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Ralph Nader says McCarthy's reign of terror made people seek empirical change, like seeking legislative reforms to make safer cars, to avoid being associated with socialism
DATE: 2013-12-18 | LENGTH: 24:40

Climate Change Clears The Way For The Extraction of Arctic Resources
Canada and Russia are investing in military infrastructure in order to protect economic interests in Arctic energy resources
DATE: 2013-12-11

Canada Stands Firm Against Iran Nuke Deal, Cozies Up to Israel & Saudi Arabia
Canada defies international consensus on Iran as PM Harper seeks to increase weapons sales to Saudi Arabia
DATE: 2013-12-03

How Filipinos Can Obtain "Climate Justice" in the Wake of Super-Typhoon Haiyan
James Boyce: At the UN Climate Conference, Filipino delegates demanded mitigation from developed nations, but despite no concrete deal emerging, there are still ways for them to be compensated for loss and damages
DATE: 2013-11-24

Poor Countries and Civil Society Walk Out of COP 19 Over Inaction over Climage Change
Patrick Bond: Developing countries and green groups must evaluate if walkouts are the best way to get rich countries to address climate change
DATE: 2013-11-21

Fossil Fuel Corporations Dominating the UN Climate Change Conference
Rachel Tansey: Civil society groups, green Polish groups and UN delegations from the global south working to push the UN to take action on climate change
DATE: 2013-11-13

Credibility of the Ruling Elite is Being Shredded - Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself pt2
On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges says that while people are disgusted with the centers of power, unless there is a constructive alternative, any eruption will be nihilistic and could be fascist
DATE: 2013-11-12

Filipino Gov. Misused Public Funds As People Suffer from Post-Typhoon Devastation
Jose Maria Sison: Evidence shows Filpino government set up ghost non-profits that failed to service its most vulnerable citizens
DATE: 2013-11-11

Enbridge Line 9 Hearings Met With Resistance in Montreal, As Pipeline Plan Provokes Wider Concern
Sarah Harmer and prominent musicians sing against Enbridge Line 9 reversal project; Quebec and Ontario residents mobilize to challenge oil and gas conglomerate
DATE: 2013-10-14

Why Autoworkers Care About Climate Change - Frank Hammer on Reality Asserts Itself pt4
In the final segment of this Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Frank Hammer says all workers should face up to the dangers of climate change and insist that we move toward a green economy
DATE: 2013-10-11

New Report: World's Oceans and Marine Life Face Unprecedented Peril Pt.1
Alex Rogers: Without swift action to tackle climate change, pollution and other threats, marine species could face mass extinction
DATE: 2013-10-07

The Cost of Saving the Planet Pt. 2
James Boyce: The US should focus on the human, not monetary cost of climate change
DATE: 2013-10-06

TRNN On Climate Change
A collection of our most recent stories on Climate Change
DATE: 2013-10-06

Why Climate Deniers Are Plain Wrong
Arctic sea ice, Greenland ice sheet, Arctic methane are all key to climate change
DATE: 2013-09-30

UN: Greenland Ice Melting Six Times Faster Than Previous Decades
Environmental expert Subhankar Banerjee breaks down the latest UN climate change report
DATE: 2013-09-27

Opposing Intervention in Syria Without Apologizing for a Dictatorship - Rania Masri on Reality Asserts Itself pt2
In part two of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Rania Masri discuss the charge that opposing foreign intervention is support for Assad; the idea that Assad is "anti-imperialist"; and the role of violence in fighting dictatorship
DATE: 2013-09-24

Canada's Government Silences Scientists, Sides With Corporate Interests
Climate scientists were muzzled from speaking to the press, causing an 80 percent decrease in the coverage of environmental stories
DATE: 2013-09-24

What is the Social Cost of Carbon Emissions? Pt.1
James Boyce: Cost-benefit analysis of carbon emissions has shortcomings
DATE: 2013-09-20

Pt. 2 What Needs To Be Done To Fix The Global Economy
Patrick Bond: For a recovery to occur, national governments must assert economy sovereignty
DATE: 2013-09-18

Big Oil Gets Green Light to Explore Ecuadorian Amazon
Patrick Bond: Ecuador President Rafael Correa is a petro-Kenysian who failed to sell Yasuni National Park in carbon markets and to international donors, and now he's turned a blind eye to what's really needed
DATE: 2013-08-27

Texas Towns Frack Their Way To Drought Conditions
Antonia Juhasz: Fate of Texas is a reminder of the dangers of hydro-fracking techniques now embraced by President Obama
DATE: 2013-08-14

US Skipping Russia Summit Demonstrates A Failure In International Relations
Larry Wilkerson: International summits continue to fail to tackle ongoing global crises
DATE: 2013-08-14

With Keystone XL Delayed, Trans-Canada Sets Eyes on "Energy East"
Yves Engler: Environmental and indigenous rights groups rightfully concerned about Trans-Canada's proposed "Energy East" pipeline
DATE: 2013-08-12

Scientists Warn Arctic Methane Release Would Cost $60 Trillion
Patrick Bond: Financial and environmental cost of Arctic methane release looms, as world leaders' promises to payback carbon debt go unfunded
DATE: 2013-08-12

Company Responsible for Deadly Oil Train Crash Says It Won't Pay, TransCanada Pushes Pipeline Deal
Yves Engler: Tragedy in Canadian town turns into an opportunity for some to argue that pipeline transport is safer, when the real argument should be against an oil-driven economy
DATE: 2013-08-01

Obama Climate Change Strategy: Politically Realistic or Strategy for Disaster?
Nafeez Ahmed and David Roberts discuss and debate the question "Are Obama's policies pushing things as far as politically possible or is he failing to alert Americans to the urgent danger of climate change?" pt.1
DATE: 2013-07-25

TRNN REPLAY: Detroit Red Wings Get New $400 Million Taxpayer-Financed Stadium While the City Goes Bankrupt
Frank Hammer: Detroit's road to ruin was paved by an ill-conceived economic model
DATE: 2013-07-24

"America is a Tinderbox" - Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself pt4
Pt 4 of 7. On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the American Left bears responsibility for the weakness of the mass movement; Hedges says the gravest mistake of the left is not articulating a viable vision of socialism
DATE: 2013-07-19

We Must Grasp Reality to Build Effective Resistance - Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself pt3
Pt 3 of 7. In the continuation of Paul Jay's Reality Asserts Itself interview with Chris Hedges, they discuss the fantasy that we can have everything we want and the reality of the grave dangers facing us
DATE: 2013-07-18

Obama on Climate Is Mixed Bag of Surprises & Status Quo
Daphne Wysham: President moves in the right direction on carbon emissions and Keystone XL pipeline but disappoints on the promotion of fracking
DATE: 2013-06-26

Obama's Carbon Reduction Plan "Will Guarantee Global Warming Disaster"
Nafeez Ahmed: Environmental activists need to redouble efforts to demand Obama reject Keystone XL, abandon hydrofracking, and adopt tougher emission standards
DATE: 2013-06-26

Nurses, Environmentalists Lead Keystone XL Protest in San Francisco
National Nurses United lead protest against Keystone XL pipeline highlighting possible health impact.
DATE: 2013-06-21

Top 100 Greenhouse Gas Polluters Uncovered
Michael Ash: Low income and minority populations disproportionately impacted by greenhouse gas release
DATE: 2013-06-10

Left Forum Takes on Ecological Transformation
Nancy Holmstrom: In the past, the Left Forum meetings in New York have not faced up to environmental and climate change issues - this year it should be the major theme
DATE: 2013-06-06

From Savannah to South Africa, Opposition to Massive Port Expansions
Patrick Bond: Proponents argue larger ships will save carbon intensive bunker fuel, critics say by making the system more efficient, it will increase the amount of transport and thus more carbon
DATE: 2013-06-06

Global Protest in 300 Cities Will Take Aim on Monsanto
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to challenge Monsanto's bullying of small farmers, influence on public policy, and aggressive promotion of GMOs.
DATE: 2013-05-23

"Occupy Love" Documentary Asks "Can Crisis Be Turned into a Love Story"
Velcrow Ripper and Paul Jay discuss Ripper's new film and movements, power and the synthesis of spirituality and politics
DATE: 2013-05-20

People of the South to the North: Will You Face Up to Climate Catastrophe?
Martin Khor (Executive Director of the South Centre): Advanced countries of the North must cut emmisions in ratio to the amount they have polluted and facilitate transfer of green technology to the South or humanity will face calamity
DATE: 2013-04-18

European Carbon Markets Fail - It's Time for Regulation
Patrick Bond: Carbon markets are now at "junk bond" status but US sabotages all attempts at binding emission targets
DATE: 2013-04-18

Family Members and Activists Call for Accountability in Killing of Brooklyn Teen by NYPD
Eye-Witnesses Challenge Police Account of Shooting of Brooklyn Teenager Kimani Gray
DATE: 2013-03-27

Austerity and the Death of Logic
Bill Black: Both the GOP and the White House refuse to support a bill that ends the sequester, it shows the real intention of the Obama administration
DATE: 2013-03-12

Higher Wages Will End Recession
Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: Targeting low inflation will deepen crisis; government must pass laws and intervene to facilitate a general rise in wages
DATE: 2013-03-03

Bradley Manning Tells Court Public Have the Right to Know About US War Crimes
American Attorney for Julian Assange, Michael Ratner, reports he was in the courtroom and witnessed Manning speak with confidence and intelligence as he detailed the outrages that drove him to upload the documents to Wikileaks
DATE: 2013-03-01

Inequality and the Environment
Part 2. James Boyce: In places where the income gap is greatest, the environment is more degraded for everyone
DATE: 2013-02-25

Subsidized Corn Destroying Global Bio-Diversity
Part 3. James Boyce: Industrial agriculture threatening existence of small farmers growing corn in Mexico and Guatemala; potatoes in Peru and the Andes; rice in Bangladesh and Southeast Asia - farmers who maintain the reservoir for adaptation of crops to new insects, new pests, and climate change
DATE: 2013-02-25

Sequestration Budget Cuts Will Deepen Recession - Both Parties Reject Stimulus
James Heintz: President Obama and GOP focus on budget cutting instead of creating more employment
DATE: 2013-02-25

Obama Supports Clean and Dirty Energy
Bob Pollin: President Obama can’t possibly meet carbon emission targets he set and still support increased oil, natural gas and coal production
DATE: 2013-02-19

Will a Higher Minimum Wage Cost Jobs?
Bob Pollin on the theory that a higher minimum wage will reduce jobs available to young people entering the work force and won't reduce poverty
DATE: 2013-02-19

Will Feb 17th Protest Stop the XL Pipeline and Shift Climate Debate?
Patrick Bond: A massive protest could push Obama to stop the Tar Sands pipe line and shift climate debate away from market solutions
DATE: 2013-02-15

Obama, Hagel and the Asian Pivot
Allan Ruff and Steve Horn on Obama's imperial strategy to control the energy resources of Eurasia
DATE: 2013-01-30

Obama Admin. Fails to Prosecute Banking Fraud to 'Save the System'
James S. Henry commenting on PBS documentary "The Untouchables": If one of these institutions was indicted and made an example of, it would have a profound affect on the whole industry - but Obama raises money on Wall St.
DATE: 2013-01-29

What Obama Should Do in the Next Four Years
Robert Johnson outlines what the President should do if his Inaugural Address is not just empty rhetoric
DATE: 2013-01-23

Three Things Obama Can Do if he is Serious About Promise to Middle Class
Bob Pollin: The President still perpetuates myth there is a fiscal crisis
DATE: 2013-01-21

Neoliberalizing Nature and Privatizing the Air
Patrick Bond: In 2013 bankers will increase their efforts to make money out of the climate crisis and put a dollar value on everything
DATE: 2013-01-07

Michigan Anti-Union Law Drafted by ALEC
Mary Bottari: At the last minute, Michigan governor uses right-wing group's draft of legislation that gives workers the "right" to work without collective bargaining
DATE: 2012-12-14

Finance Rules at Doha UN Climate Summit
Janet Redman: UN conference reflects lack of urgency from developed countries and focus on private finance
DATE: 2012-12-07

Global Mining and Tar Sands Oil Drive Canadian Foreign Policy
Yves Engler: Harper's right wing foreign policy protects interests of big oil and mining
DATE: 2012-12-06

Congress Go Home - The "Fiscal Cliff" is a Scam Pt.4
James Galbraith: There is no emergency, the best thing for Congress to do is go home and let the new Congress deal with issues next year
DATE: 2012-12-04

A Looming Crisis in Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid? The "Fiscal Cliff" is a Scam Pt2
James Galbraith: It's been known since the 1950's that there would be more demands on social security; If there was political will health care costs could be controlled, it's not a problem of Medicare
DATE: 2012-12-02

Why the Fiscal Cliff is a Scam
James K. Galbraith: Is there a looming crisis of debt or deficits such that sacrifices in general are necessary?
DATE: 2012-11-30

Will Taxing the Rich Deepen the Recession? - The "Fiscal Cliff" is a Scam
James Galbraith: Long term higher taxes on rich will have little affect on economy; higher taxes for ordinary people could deepen recession over time but there is no emergency
DATE: 2012-11-29

The Ugly Canadian
Yves Engler: Prime Minister Harper's government actively campaigns against international treaties and legislation around the world that aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions
DATE: 2012-11-14

Big London Protests Against Austerity
Protest brings tens of thousands into the streets, but are such mobilizations enough to stop the cuts?
DATE: 2012-10-24

Advocates of Universal Healthcare Protest Obama and Romney
New York Doctors protest lack of single-payer activists in presidential debates
DATE: 2012-10-22

Presidential Debate #2: No Serious Solutions Offered
Gerald Epstein: Romney's tough talk on China is pure campaign rhetoric and his tax math is nonsense; Obama didn't talk about poverty, climate change, financial regulation, and low wages
DATE: 2012-10-17

Seismologist: Fracking Injection Wells Linked to Earthquakes
Dr. Elizabeth Cochran discusses research showing that injection wells from fracking and gas and oil production is likely causing an uptick in U.S. earthquakes
DATE: 08:55:07

Artic Ice is Crucial for Avoiding Global Warming
Steven Smith of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society and Diana Kushner of the Enduring Ice Project say that the melting of arctic ice will have profound consequences for the future of the planet
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