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January 19, 2016:


Did Gov. Brown Delay Action on Gas Leak Because of His Sister's Connections to Fossil Fuel?
Last week, activists in Washington, DC brought several questions to lawmakers in the nation's capital. Among them: Did Governor Brown's sister, who sits on the board of a San Diego-based natural gas utilities company, influence a 74-day delay in California's response to the Los Angeles gas leak?

  January 19, 2016

Why Fossil Fuel Giants Did Not Top the 'Greenhouse 100 Index'
PERI's Economics Chair Michael Ash explains the relation between a lower ranking and the use of renewable energy

  January 19, 2016

'Greenhouse 100 Index' Names Top Polluters
PERI's Economics Chair Michael Ash breaks down which companies ranked as top emitters of greenhouse gases and what this means for the future of climate change policy

  January 18, 2016

California Methane Leak One of the Worst Climate Disasters in US History (2/2)
Hilary Lewis of Earthworks says Governor Jerry Brown's state of emergency comes late given the damage incurred, and his leadership on environmental issues suggests he should've understood what's at stake

  January 10, 2016

The Limits and Missed Opportunities of Obama's Energy Legacy
Professor Chris Williams and DeSmogBlog's Steve Horne challenge the grandiose claims made by Obama in the State of the Union address

  January 13, 2016

Emails Reveal More Corporate Climate Hook-Ups and Less Fair Trade
DeSmogBlog Research Fellow Steve Horn details the relationship between The International Trade Administration and the fracking industry

  January 7, 2016

Pipeline Construction Expedited, Environment Oversight Reduced in Highway Bill
DeSmogBlog's Steve Horn says the recently passed legislation will curtail democracy in decision-making around critical fossil fuel infrastructure in the United States

  January 6, 2016

Will the Decline of Coal Solve the Climate Crisis?
Sharon Kelly says as coal companies face financial pressure, investors should be wary about shifting toward other fossil fuels if we are to avoid catastrophic climate change.

  December 24, 2015

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

  December 30, 2015

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

  December 20, 2015

Poisoning the Children of Flint, Michigan
Award-winning journalist Curt Guyette says the state of Michigan is responsible for the lead and toxins in the water supply that have done irreversible damage to children's health

  December 17, 2015

7 Arrested Demanding State Revoke Permit for New Baltimore Incinerator
TRNN speaks to concerned community residents and and public health experts on why they believe the Department of Environment should halt the construction of the largest incinerator in the country

  December 15, 2015

'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

  December 15, 2015

What's Behind Global Emissions Decline, GDP Increase
PERI's James Boyce breakdowns the policies that contributed to this first in the 21st century and how America can decouple itself from carbon

  December 14, 2015

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

  December 14, 2015

Thousands March in Paris Demanding Strong Climate Accord
As world leaders put the final touches on a weak climate accord, 15000 people poured into the streets of Paris to call for stronger action to avert climate catastrophe

  December 12, 2015

Oil-Gushing Saudi Arabia Major Obstacle at COP21
TRNN correspondent Dimitri Lascaris discusses the major obstacles in the draft agreement coming out of Paris.

  December 10, 2015

The Canadian Environment Ministerís Cop-out at COP21
Dimitri Lascaris of TRNN, Carol Linnit of DeSmogCanada, and Ashley Renders of Vice News Canada challenge the new minister

  December 10, 2015

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

  December 9, 2015

Day 9: No Meaningful Outcome From Paris
Dimitri Lascaris says the draft agreement is profoundly unsatisfactory and lacks enforcement procedures

  December 9, 2015

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