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    Study Finds Sea Levels Rising at an Unprecedented Rate
    Kurt Lambeck, professor of geophysics and former president of the Australian Academy of Science, says sea levels have risen at an unprecedented rate in the last 150 years, as compared to the 6,000 years preceding it.

      October 21, 14

    Emissions Reduction Impossible without Demilitarizing Foreign Policy
    The Pentagon's new climate change policy does not address the military's contribution to climate change, says researcher Tamara Lorincz

      October 16, 14

    Pollution Inequality and Income Inequality
    Low-income communities and communities of color are disproportionately impacted by pollution across the United States, according to a new study by economist James K. Boyce

      October 16, 14

    Global Warming Reducing Fisheries and Destroying Livelihoods
    Prof. Rashid Sumaila, Fisheries Centre, Univ. of B.C. says ocean temperatures occurring at a much faster rate than scientists had previously predicted

      October 12, 14

    New Evidence Links Global Heat Waves to Climate Change
    Meteorologist Jeff Masters explains the latest evidence linking man-made climate change to record heat waves and extreme weather across the world

      October 5, 14

    Natural Gas is No Solution for Reducing CO2
    Relying on Natural Gas as a "Bridge Fuel" is a mistake because it delays the development of renewable energy and does not reduce emissions significantly enough, says Christine Shearer, post-doctoral scholar of Earth System Science at UC Irvine

      October 6, 14

    Mobilizing Youth Through Hip Hop To Fight Climate Change
    The Hip Hop Caucus, led by Reverend Lennox Yearwood, releases their "Coming Home" album in effort to promote climate change awareness in the upcoming generation

      October 3, 14

    TRNN Debate: Can Carbon Pricing Bring Down Global Carbon Emissions? (2/2)
    CDP executive director Nigel Topping and Dr. Steffen Boehm of the University of Essex continue their debate about the effectiveness of carbon pricing in bringing down global greenhouse gas emissions

      October 3, 14

    Taking the Wind Out of the Sails For a Legally Binding Climate Agreement
    Janet Redman, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies' Climate Change Program, says the UN Climate Summit was a preview of how the private sector will drive the agenda during the next round of official negotiations on climate change

      October 3, 14

    TRNN Debate: Can Carbon Pricing Bring Down Global Carbon Emissions? (1/2)
    After the World Bank and more than a thousand global companies sign on to carbon pricing, Dr. Steffen Boehm of University of Essex and CDP Executive Director Nigel Topping debate its effectiveness in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

      October 3, 14

    Thousands #FloodWallStreet to Target Institutions Profiting from Climate Change
    TRNN's Jaisal Noor reports from #FloodWallStreet and speaks to activists committing civil disobedience and author Chris Hedges on why financial institutions must be stopped from fueling climate change

      October 3, 14

    Leading Activists Demand Action at People's Climate March
    TRNN brings you the voices of actor Mark Ruffalo, Jane Goodall, Mary Robinson and many others

      September 22, 2014

    Voices from the Historic 300,000+ Strong 'People's Climate March'
    TRNN speaks to some of the participants who marched Sunday and asks what are their demands of the climate justice movement and world leaders

      October 3, 14

    The Climate Crisis: Which Way Out?
    A recap of a panel that took place the night before The People's Climate March with authors Chris Hedges and Naomi Klein, 350.org founder Bill McKibben, Senator Bernie Sanders and Seattle Council member Kshama Sawant

      October 3, 14

    It's Time to Act on the Climate Crisis
    A panel on the urgency of climate change moderated by WNYC's Brian Lehrer and featuring authors Chris Hedges and Naomi Klein, 350.org founder Bill McKibben and Seattle Council member Kshama Sawant, with an opening speech by Senator Bernie Sanders.

      September 21, 2014

    Do We Need a War on U.S. Military Carbon Emissions?
    Authors Sara Flounders and Barry Sanders say President Obama remains silent at the UN about one of the greatest contributors to global pollution and greenhouse gas emissions

      October 3, 14

    World Leaders to Emit Promises of Hot Air at UN Climate Summit
    Professor Chris Williams says a solution to the climate crisis requires a restructuring of the global economy, but when the last opportunity to do so came after the 2008-9 financial crisis, world leaders saved the banks instead

      October 3, 14

    Historic Climate Change Protests Only Days Away
    Activists Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese discuss the major climate change events taking place this weekend in New york City

      October 3, 14

    Re-energizing the Electrical Grid
    Peter Sinclair and Cathy Kunkel discuss emerging possibilities for fighting climate change: a combination of locally-owned affordable solar and utility scale wind energy to replace the electrical grid

      October 3, 14

    Breakthroughs Unlikely at Upcoming UN Climate Summit
    As the climate justice movement prepares for an historic convergence in NYC, political economist Patrick Bond warns that the "big tent approach" of the People's Climate March might backfire

      October 3, 14

    Better Oversight and Less Drilling Needed to Protect the Gulf
    Gulf Restoration Network's Steve Murchie says communities see the recent ruling against BP as a victory, but significant change will require more than fining corporations involved in the Deepwater Horizon spill

      October 3, 14

    TeleSUR's "The Global African: Climate Change in the Caribbean"
    The Caribbean and its 40 million inhabitants face unprecedented vulnerability due to the phenomena that is climate change. This week on "The Global African," host Bill Fletcher, Jr. sits down with climate and development scientist Ramon Bueno and Caribbean climate change activists Stina Herberg and Empress Modupe Olufunmi-Jacobs to talk mitigation and the activism behind the threat.

      October 3, 14

    Global Expansion of Fossil Fuel Transport, Drilling Underway as UN Climate Summit Approaches
    Subhankar Banerjee: Don't expect much from global leaders gathering in NYC for the 2014 Climate Summit - most of their countries work with the fossil fuel industry

      October 3, 14

    What's in the Ground Must Stay in the Ground
    Professor Chris Williams argues a massive re-structuring of economic activity is required to address the climate change crisis

      October 3, 14

    Global Warming and Economic Crisis Lead to One Solution: Climate Jobs
    May Boeve from 350.org 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

      October 3, 14

    Forthcoming IPCC Report Calls for Control of Fossil Fuel Consumption
    Distinguished climatologist Michael E. Mann discusses the dangers of ignoring the conclusions in the leaked draft of the synthesis report

      October 3, 14

    Greenland Glaciers' Rapid Melting Will Have Global Effects
    Climate video blogger Peter Sinclair discusses his recent trip from Greenland and the scientific data showing how melt loss from ice sheets has doubled in the last five years

      October 3, 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

      August 12, 2014

    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

      October 3, 14

    New Climate Bill Would 'Shrink Government,' Award Taxpayers
    PERI's James Boyce discusses how Rep. Chris Van Hollen's climate bill would limit carbon pollution by auctioning off permits to fossil fuel vendors and result in a net gain to taxpayers

      October 3, 14

    Linking Extreme Weather Events to Climate Change
    Meteorologist Jeff Masters explains why climate scientists once were hesitant to link climate change with the trend of extreme weather events

      October 3, 14

    Wall Street to Planet Earth - Christopher Williams on Reality Asserts Itself (2/5)
    Mr. Williams tells Paul Jay that to face up to the science of climate change, coal and oil conglomerates worth trillions of dollars have to keep their fossil fuels in the ground - something capitalism can't allow

      August 7, 2014

    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

      August 6, 2014

    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

      August 4, 2014

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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    SCOTUS Ruling Limits EPA Regulatory Power
    Public Justice executive director Paul Bland and EcoWatch founder Stefanie Spear explain why SCOTUS ruling is being claimed as a victory by environmentalists and the coal industry alike

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    New EPA Rules Are a Boon for Fossil Fuel Industry
    Based in West Virginia, Bob Kincaid and Cathy Kunkel explain how new proposed emissions standards do nothing to address the toxic dust, poisonous water which affect Appalachian communities

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    Debating the New EPA Rules for Carbon Emissions from Coal - TRNN Webathon Panel
    Jeff Biggers, Daphnye Wysham, and Subhankar Banerjee discuss the details and limits of the new EPA rules for carbon emissions by coal-fired power plants

      October 3, 14

    ALEC and Private Utility Companies Conspired to Freeze Renewable Energy Standards in Ohio
    Ohio State Senator Mike Foley and EcoWatch Founder Stefanie Spear say 30 states could be next

      October 3, 14

    Melting Polar Ice Caps a "Ticking Timebomb" for Earth's Climate System
    Journalist Dahr Jamail & Professor Peter Wadhams say the resulting release of methane will lead to massive climate disruption, and that we have reached a point of no return

      October 3, 14

    Group Petitions For Divestment From Fossil Fuels By University of Toronto
    Dimitri Lascaris discusses whether divestment or engagement is the better strategy for effecting meaningful change in the relationship between higher education and the fossil fuels industry

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    "Facts Don't Matter" Community Faces Health Risks from New Incinerator (3/4)
    Robert Bullard, the father of environmental justice and Curtis Bay youth activist Destiny Watford talk about the high stakes fight against the country's largest incinerator under construction in Baltimore

      October 3, 14

    Keystone XL Pipeline Likely Not Headed for Senate Vote
    First Nation activist Clayton Thomas-Muller & journalist Steve Horn discuss reports that the push to force a Senate vote on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline has been thwarted

      October 3, 14

    What to Do Next About Global Warming? - Alan Robock on Reality Asserts Itself (5/5)
    Mr. Robock says coal burning must end now and fracking is not a good transitional form of energy production

      October 3, 14

    Jill Stein: We Must Deal With The Climate Crisis Through Job Creation
    Former Green Cabinet presidential nominee Dr. Jill Stein discusses her movement's efforts to address environmental problems through a "Green New Deal" that would transition the U.S. away from a fossil-fuel and profit-driven economy

      October 3, 14

    Nuclear Winter - Alan Robock on Reality Asserts Itself (4/5)
    Mr. Robock says a full-scale nuclear war between the United States and Russia would produce so much smoke that temperatures would get below freezing even in the summertime, crops would die and there would be no food for the entire planet.

      October 3, 14

    Answering Counter Climate Claims - Alan Robock on Reality Asserts Itself (3/5)
    Mr. Robock takes on many of the arguments against the thesis that CO2 produced by industrial society is the main contributor to global warming

      October 3, 14

    Koch Brothers Are The Largest Foreign Lease Holder of Canadian Oil Sands
    Funding think tanks, the Kochs are poised to influence debate on oil policy and shift the social fabric of Canada.

      October 3, 14

    Will SCOTUS Ruling Allowing EPA To Regulate Carbon Emissions Protect Public Health?
    Citizens Climate Lobby's Mark Reynolds says Supreme Court's decision is a victory for environmentalists, but Americans should be focused on implementing a carbon tax

      October 3, 14

    No CO2 Eureka Moment, Just Years of Statistical Analysis -- Alan Robock on Reality Asserts Itself (2/5)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Robock says his initial work led him to investigate the role of volcanoes in global warming, but years of reports convinced him that CO2 is the most likely cause

      October 3, 14

    Global Warming Theory Based on Evidence, Not Belief - Alan Robock on Reality Asserts Itself (1/5)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Robock tells Paul Jay he's a skeptic who tries to be critical and then makes conclusions based on the evidence

      October 3, 14

    TRNN Debate: Can Fracking Help The U.S. Move Away From Fossil Fuel Consumption?
    Editor Joe Romm and Professor Ken Carlson discuss whether fracking can be a clean and safe source of energy and if it can help transition the country towards renewable energy resources

      October 3, 14

    Assessing the U.S. Environmental Movement
    Jenny Marienau of 350.org and Ted Glick of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network discuss the origins of Earth Day, student divestment campaigns, Keystone XL, and the need for collective solutions

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    Exclusive Investigation Uncovers How BP Uses Bribes To Do Business
    Four years after 200-million gallon BP oil spill, TRNN speaks with investigative journalist Greg Palast about BP's collusion with government officials to dodge safety regulations

      October 3, 14

    One Percent of Environmentalists Killings Lead to Convictions
    Global Witness report co-author Oliver Courtney discusses the alarming number of murders in South America and how governments and corporations work in unison to subvert indigenous rights

      October 3, 14

    IPCC Report Flawed By Narrow Focus on Carbon Emissions
    Subhankar Banerjee and Joshua Howe say that the IPCC's report on mitigation does not address the issue of climate change in a broader political context, and relies mainly on technological solutions

      October 3, 14

    Demystifying the Role of Mitigation in the Most Recent IPCC Report
    Anthony Patt and Shreekant Gupta, authors of the IPCC's third working group report, say that the report should not be seen as endorsing carbon capture and storage or geo-engineering as the sole or most effective solutions, and that the summary report failed to bring attention to largest per capita emitters of carbon dioxide like the US

      October 3, 14

    Maryland Residents Voice Opposition to Natural Gas Fracking Export Facility
    38,000 petitions submitted against the project while backers say more than 20,000 submitted in support

      October 3, 14

    UN Report Says Climate Change Will Threaten Food Production Worldwide
    Climate change scientist Michael Mann discusses the most significant findings in the second installment of the IPCC report, and how the media amplifies minority voices who hold contrarian positions in order discredit the report's conclusions

      October 3, 14

    Oil Spill Threatens Wildlife and Local Economy
    Juan Parras: Though the clean up is progressing, it will take weeks to determine the extent of the ecological impact of the major Galveston oil spill

      October 3, 14

    BC Pipeline Fight and Quebec Elections - The Canada Panel
    Linda Solomon Wood and Yves Engler also report on the residential schools case and the Fair Election Act

      October 3, 14

    BP Gets Green Light to Drill in Gulf, But Has Safety Improved?
    Journalist Cherri Foytlin discusses how Gulf residents are still experiencing health problems and a depletion of wildlife due to the aftermath of the BP oil spill

      March 20, 2014

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      March 12, 2014

    Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Three Years Later: Who is Responsible?
    Nuclear power engineer Arnie Gunderson and journalist Chiho Kaneko discuss a lawsuit to hold General Electric and other reactor manufacturing companies responsible and the Japanese public's attitude toward nuclear energy

      March 11, 2014

    L.A. Moves Towards Ratifying Fracking Ban, But Is Federal Regulation Possible?
    Kate Sinding and Adam Scow discuss the current legal loopholes for industry that exempt fracking operations from regulation, and the issue of job creation through developing alternative energy sources

      March 5, 2014

    Nearly 400 arrested outside White House protesting Keystone XL
    A photo essay by Jenna Pope

      March 2, 2014

    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

      October 3, 14

    Environmentalists' Valentine Day Wish: Stop Selling Bee-Harming Plants
    Dennis vanEngelsdorp: While an outright ban on insecticide use would be shortsighted and harmful to agricultural production, home gardeners should not use insecticides, fungicides and pesticides - the ideal of a perfectly green mowed lawn is contributing to a decline in the bee population

      February 14, 2014

    Regulatory Agencies Close Ties To Industry Lead to Failure of Accountability for NC Coal Ash Leak
    Pete Harrison: NC regulatory agencies are too closely connected to Duke Energy, the U.S. America's largest electric company responsible for third largest coal ash spill in U.S. history

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    '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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 25, 2014

    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

      October 3, 14

    More Oil Spills From Railroad Accidents in 2013 Than Past 40 Years Combined
    Scott Smith: With an aging infrastructure and a dramatic increase in transport volume, oil spills will become more common

      January 27, 2014

    Previously Unreported Second Chemical Spilled into West Virginia River
    Russell Mokhiber: Privately-owned water company failed to conduct proper water tests in Elk River, leading to sickness among WV Residents

      January 23, 2014

    Corporate Deregulation To Blame for Toxic Spill in West Virginia
    Hundreds of thousands of West Virginians remain without clean water and anger grows against corporations' power to facilitate deregulation of environmental standards

      October 3, 14

    Coal Industry's Loss is Fracking Industry's Gain
    New EPA rules for power plants limiting carbon do nothing to limit other greenhouse gase emissions

      October 3, 14

    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

      December 18, 2013

    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

      December 19, 2013

    Scientists Link Spike in Thyroid Disease to Fukushima Disaster
    Nuclear expert and researcher Joseph Mangano explains his research in connecting the increase of hypothyroidism in newborns on the West coast to the Fukushima nuclear disaster

      December 23, 2013

    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

      December 24, 2013

    Are Contractors Responsible for Oil Spill Clean-Up Profiting from Negligence? pt2
    Scott Smith: Oil spill contractors deliberately avoid using proper clean-up technology, thereby exacerbating oil spill disasters in order to profit

      October 3, 14

    Deadly Railcar Explosions in Quebec and Alabama Tied to Volatile Bakken Oil pt1
    Exclusive aerial video by the Public Herald documents the spreading of oil in Alabama's wetlands, adding to the more than 17,000 reported U.S. oil spills that happened between 2010-2012

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    Russian Court Grants Canadian Greenpeace Activist Bail
    After more than two months of detention in Russia, sister of Arctic 30 activist Paul Ruzycki says Russian authorities were "heavy handed."

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    Fossil Fuel Industry Receives $500 Billion in Subsidies by Governments Worldwide
    Taxpayers in richest countries pay $112 to subsidize oil, gas, and coal companies.

      October 3, 14

    Three Colorado Cities Pass Anti-Fracking Measures
    Free Frack Colorado coordinator discusses the election’s impact on the fracking industry and communities.

      October 3, 14

    'Arctic 30' Face 7 Years In Prison For Targeting Russian Gas Drilling
    30 activists and journalists face up to 7 years in prison for attempting to disrupt Russian Arctic gas drilling

      October 3, 14

    Chicago Communities Fight Back Against Koch Brothers 'Petcoke' Pollution
    South-side Chicago fights back against Koch industry made pollution

      October 3, 14

    Original Yasuni Proposal Would Have Made Ecuador a Pilot Project for Green Development
    The failure of this initiative points at an important issue of our times, the necessity to balance civilization's growth and the well being and preservation of our planet and its biosphere.

      October 3, 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

      October 11, 2013

    Would Janet Yellin as Fed Chair Mark a Shift in Economic Policy?
    Bill Black: Yellin's confirmation marks a victory for progressive democrats?

      October 3, 14

    Cleanup at 505 Toxic Sites Suspended During Government Shutdown
    Kate Sheppard: One of the many programs crippled during government shutdown has been the EPA's cleanup of highly polluted superfund sites.

      October 3, 14

    Study Reveals Dangerous Levels of Radioactivity Near Fracking Waste Sites
    Greg Palast: Signs of radioactivity should be no surprise since Halliburton spent $25 Million to be excluded from Clean Water Act regulating fracking

      October 3, 14

    Global South Most Affected by Threats to World's Oceans Pt.2
    Alex Rogers: The West refuses to address climate change but developing countries most vulnerable to threats to oceans and marine life

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    TRNN On Climate Change
    A collection of our most recent stories on Climate Change

      October 3, 14

    Why Climate Deniers Are Plain Wrong
    Arctic sea ice, Greenland ice sheet, Arctic methane are all key to climate change

      October 3, 14

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

      September 27, 2013

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

      October 3, 14

    Obama's Climate Change Policies Are Imperialistic and Despotic
    Pt 2: Subhankar Banerjee: The Obama administration's focus on oil extraction and emphasis on fracking is not addressing climate change

      October 3, 14

    Colorado's Biblical Floods Linked To Climate Change
    Pt1: Subhankar Banerjee: The media has utterly failed its responsibility to inform the public of the link between climate change and worsening natural disasters

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 14

    TRNN REPLAY: Alberta Regulator Approves Tar Sands Expansion Despite "Irreversible" Eco Impact
    Indigenous activists and supporters embark on 4th annual Healing Walk, raise awareness on tar sands effects

      July 26, 2013

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

      March 1, 2014

    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

      October 3, 14

    Week of Enbridge Tar Sands Actions Launch Idle No More's Sovereignty Summer
    Protesters across Canada engaged in civil disobedience in solidarity with Swamp Line 9 activists in Hamilton, Ontario; Toronto activists target Ontario courthouse

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    Nurses, Environmentalists Lead Keystone XL Protest in San Francisco
    National Nurses United lead protest against Keystone XL pipeline highlighting possible health impact.

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    "Out of Order" Activists Fight Coke's Bid to Shut Down Recycle Plan
    Australian beverage companies win court case shutting down program that has dramatically increased recycling of plastic bottles

      October 3, 14

    Harper's Venezuela Insult Shows Right Ideology Trumping Canadian Interest
    Yves Engler: Harper's "condolence" message on death of Hugo Chavez shows Harper has pushed Canadian policy so far right it even jeopardizes business interest in Latin America

      October 3, 14

    Congressman Tim Griffin Accused of "Voter Caging", Fronts XL Pipeline for Koch Brothers
    Greg Palast: Griffin worked with Karl Rove, now backed by Koch brothers, fronts for tar sands pipeline in Congress

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    Climate Change and Protecting Environment is a Social Justice Issue
    Part 1. Jame Boyce: New book exposes relationship between environmental degradation and inequality of wealth and power

      October 3, 14

    Mexican Farmers Protest the Entrance of GMO Corn
    Thousands across Mexico demand their government reject permits for GMO Corn while Monsanto defends their patent on life in U.S. Supreme Court

      February 25, 2013

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    Will Obama Listen to Growing Movement to Stop Tar Sands Pipeline?
    Washington DC climate change rally brings 35,000 protestors together, but activists question if real change in Obama's policies will spring from non- disruptive protest

      October 3, 14

    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

      February 15, 2013

    Koch Brothers Driving Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to Cut Out Venezuelan Oil
    Greg Palast: Koch brothers could save two billion dollars a year if they can replace Venezuelan heavy crude crude with Canadian tar sands - one of the dirtiest sources of carbon emissions on the planet

      January 7, 2013

    Decisive Action Needed to Resolve Food Crisis
    Tim Wise and Sophia Murphy: More than a billion people without food security need action on speculation, biofuels, land grabs, climate change and low levels of public food reserves

      February 12, 2013

    Platinum Miners and Class Struggle in South Africa
    Patrick Bond: Platinum miners strike inspires workers across South Africa; Billionaire mine owner becomes deputy head of ANC

      January 10, 2013

    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

      January 7, 2013

    Public Housing Tenants Demand Accountability From Authorities after Superstorm Sandy
    Brooklyn residents win concessions from New York City Public Housing Authority after weeks without heat and power

      October 3, 14

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

      December 7, 2012

    20,000 People a Year Die From Effects of Fossil Fuel Generation
    James Boyce: Burning fossil fuels not only climate threat but pollutants from process killing people

      December 5, 2012

    Many Still Wait for Help in Storm Battered Communities
    Residents and occupy activists continue to fuel relief efforts in neglected Staten Island

      November 27, 2012

    Fracking Plans Spark Protest In South Africa
    A lift on shale gas exploration moratorium has angered environmentalists

      October 14, 2012

    The Death of Evidence in Canada
    Diane Orihel: Canadian scientists protest against Harper government's attack on environmental science

      July 23, 2012

    True Cost of Chevron in Nigeria
    Emem Okon on the uprising of women in the Niger Delta and the impact of oil giants on traditional communities

      July 4, 2012

    Real Rio Action is on the Streets
    Patrick Bond: Rio+20 official meetings a bust as green market mechanisms prove a failure

      October 3, 14

    Pt2 - CO2, the Sun, and Warming in the Middle Ages - Viewer Questions on Climate Science
    TRNN viewers ask questions and challenge two prominent climate scientists about the relationship between increased carbon emissions and global warming

      October 3, 14

    CO2, the Sun, and Warming in the Middle Ages - Viewer Questions on Climate Science
    TRNN viewers ask questions and challenge two prominent climate scientists about the

      October 3, 14

    "True Cost of Chevron" Protest at Shareholders Meeting
    Antonia Juhasz: Chevron CEO fails to disclose significance of massive lawsuits in Brazil, Nigeria and Ecuador to shareholders

      July 3, 2012

    Is USDA Playing Chicken with Chickens?
    Obama Admin. and Congress push USDA to allow poultry industry to “self-inspect”

      October 3, 14

    What Would a Green Industrial Strategy Look Like?
    Robert Pollin: Shifting spending from the military-industrial complex to a green economy would create more jobs and build a sustainable industrial base

      October 3, 14

    Five "Indisputable Points" About Human Caused Climate Change
    Jeff Kiehl: There has been a breakdown between scientific information and effective public policy

      October 3, 14

    What Happened to Climate Change Debate?
    Polls show majority of Americans believe climate change a serious problem, but US Presidential campaigns do not mention it

      October 3, 14

    Climate Change: Hasn't Warming Happened Before?
    Valérie Masson-Delmotte: Warming that took place during medieval times and earlier is not the same phenomenon that is happening now

      October 3, 14

    Polluting Occupation
    In most of the Israeli and Palestinian settelments the wastewater are treated inadequatley, and the sewer flows to the natural habitat and seeps to underground reservoir.

      October 3, 14

    BP Coverup, Coverup
    Greg Palast: US corporate media ignoring evidence of BP foreknowledge of problems that led to Gulf disaster

      October 3, 14

    National Occupation of Washington Begins with Demonstration at the EPA
    Protestors March on EPA Headquarters demanding environmental sustainability and the protection of federal agency whistle-blowers

      April 2, 2012

    The Right Vs. EPA
    DC Court of Appeal hold debate on whether EPA has the authority to regulate carbon emissions under the Clean Air Act

      March 22, 2012

    Japan Plays Down Fukushima as Questions About Nuclear Energy Remain
    Masaki Oshikawa: Experts told us that reactors in earthquake zones were safe but computer models can't reproduce reality

      March 12, 2012

    Why does South African Metal Workers Union Push Green Energy?
    Frank Hammer interviews Cedric Gina, president of the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa about the need that workers lead the transition to a green economy

      February 12, 2012

    Bio-fuels, Speculation, Land Grabs = Food Crisis
    New report calls for sweeping agricultural reform

      January 18, 2012

    Where is Obama's Climate Change Agenda?
    James Boyce and Joe Romm discuss the Obama administration climate change policy or lack thereof

      January 5, 2012

    Climate Change and the Failure of Market Mechanisms
    Patrick Bond: Carbon markets failing and Durban Green Climate Fund doomed - up to activists now

      December 19, 2011

    Where is the Urgency About Climate Change?
    Patrick Bond: Global elites not interested in changes effective policy requires

      December 29, 2011

    Zombie Agreement From COP 17
    Pablo Solon (Fmr. Bolivian ambassador to the UN): Millions will suffer as Durban climate change conference fails

      October 3, 14

    What Happened to the Urgency About Climate Change?
    As countries negotiate a climate change treaty in Durban, South Africa, North American media and politicans appear to have little interest in the problem.

      October 3, 14

    Activists Challenge COP17 Climate Talks
    Environmentalists chant "Down With Canada" as expectations are low for COP17 climate talks

      October 3, 14

    Discord at Durban conference
    NTV Kenya reports on the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban

      November 30, 2011

    G20 Ignores Food Security
    Jennifer Clapp and Tim Wise: G20 gives up on agenda to control speculation on food

      November 2, 2011

    Critique of Natural Gas Company Propaganda
    Skewer - Ironic News: Natural Gas Company Propaganda is BULL S*!T! The Ironic News Report Calls Them Out!

      October 3, 14

    Gulf Oil Spill: It Can All Happen Again
    Antonia Juhasz: Deep water drilling continues as little has been done by regulation or technology to improve the situation

      October 17, 2011

    Will US Stay in Iraq To Protect Oil Interest?
    Antonia Juhasz: Debate about Iraq exit continues as China gives US oil companies cover

      October 3, 14

    Canadian Native Leaders and Activists Oppose Tar Sands Pipeline
    180 protestors arrested as protest condemns PM Harper tar sands plans

      October 3, 14

    The Climate Justice Imperative
    James K. Boyce: Obama "cap and trade" plan undermined support for action on climate change

      September 30, 2011

    BP wants to resume drilling in the Gulf of Mexico
    Al Jazeera: This is the first application submitted since the Deepwater Horizon explosion that killed 11 workers and spilled nearly 800-thousand cubic metres of oil

      September 26, 2011

    Hundreds Arrested in Sustained Tar Sands Protests at White House
    Protests demand Obama use veto power to halt proposed expansion of Keystone XL pipeline that would carry tar sands oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico

      August 30, 2011

    UN Declares Famine in Southern Somalia
    FSRN: Drought and ongoing conflict have left half of the Somali population in need of urgent assistance

      July 22, 2011

    Germany Votes 'Nein' to Nuclear
    EuroNews: Germany's lower house of parliament has voted overwhelmingly to end the country's nuclear energy programme by 2022

      July 1, 2011

    DeChristopher Sentenced to Two Years in Prison
    TRNN Replay of our earlier interview with Tim DeChristopher

      June 21, 2011

    Japanese Public Rejects Nuclear Power
    EuroNews: Almost three-quarters of Japanese people who voted in a poll would like to see nuclear power phased out of Japan

      June 15, 2011

    Study on Benefits of a Green Chemical Industry
    James Heintz: People think the EPA can regulate dangerous chemicals, but current legislation is not effective

      May 23, 2011

    Study: Regulating Dangerous Chemicals Does Not Cost Jobs
    James Heintz: Under current law, thousands of dangerous industrial chemicals are effectively unregulated

      May 18, 2011

    Japan Nuclear Plant hit by More Problems
    EuroNews: More problems reported at the Fukushima nuclear plant

      May 13, 2011

    Poor Suffer as Mississippi Levels Rise
    Al Jazeera: Flood now affecting those who live in low-lying areas - poor people mainly without insurance

      May 12, 2011

    Japanese MP: It's Time to Tell the Truth
    Kuniko Tanioko: Japan must tell world how it dealt with the nuclear runoff into the ocean

      May 7, 2011

    Roundtable on Sustainable Development
    A sustainable natural environment requires new forms of distribution and ownership

      May 21, 2011

    What Is Japan's Nuclear Worst Case Scenario?
    Bob Alvarez: Many factors could still cause a "worst case" nuclear event in Japan

      April 2, 2011

    US Spent Nuclear Fuel Largest Concentration Of Radioactivity On Planet
    Bob Alvaraz: US has 71,000 metric tons of spent nuclear fuel that is not properly protected

      March 26, 2011

    Political Fallout in Germany
    Deutche Welle: Japan's nuclear crisis has entirely changed the political debate in Germany

      March 19, 2011

    Debate: Is US Nuclear Power Safe?
    Is The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the nuclear industry prepared to deal with disaster?

      March 19, 2011

    Fukushima: The Danger of Going Critical
    Channel 4 considers the far greater danger to human health if it transpires that nuclear fuel in storage pools at the stricken Japanese plant has undergone fission

      March 17, 2011

    Radiation Fears Spark Tokyo Alarm
    Al Jazeera: Fears about the possible spread of radiation have caused unease in Tokyo

      March 17, 2011

    Fukushima Crisis Is 'Serious Blow' To Nuclear Power
    Channel 4: The nuclear crisis at Fukushima plant in Japan could lead to a long overdue re-think on nuclear power

      March 16, 2011

    Meltdown Fears At Fukushima Nuclear Plant In Japan
    Channel 4: Dangerous levels of radiation have leaked into the atmosphere after a third reactor exploded

      March 16, 2011

    Japan Abandons Nuke Plant Over Radiation
    AP: A surge in radiation made it too dangerous for workers to remain at the facility

      March 16, 2011

    Japan: Second Explosion Rocks Fukushima Nuclear Plant
    Channel 4: Many are frightened - but this is not another Chernobyl, as Channel 4 Science Correspondent Tom Clarke explains

      March 15, 2011

    Spent Nuclear Fuel - The Real Danger?
    Harvey Wasserman: In Japan and around the world problem of storing spent nuclear fuel still not solved; Could be another Chernobyl

      March 15, 2011

    Japan's Nuke Crisis Far From Over
    Al Jazeera: The Fukushima nuclear power plant witnessed another explosion on Monday mounting fear of a major nuclear radiation

      March 14, 2011

    Middle East Events Drive Oil Speculation
    Bob Pollin: Oil speculation can be limited if regulations are adopted in the Finance Reform Bill

      March 13, 2011

    Debate: Will Clean Energy Investment Transform Economy and Create Jobs?
    Fred Smith and Bob Pollin debate a proposal for a massive investment in the production of clean energy

      March 14, 2011

    Study Says EPA Standards Will Create Cleaner Air, More Jobs
    James Heintz: New study shows investment to comply with new EPA regulations will create more jobs than are lost

      March 9, 2011

    Cuts to the EPA Could Stifle Economic Growth
    Brent Blackwelder and Bill Drayton discuss the history of the EPA over the past four decades and the EPA's role in the US economy

      October 3, 14

    Why Are Republicans Against The Science?
    Mark Hertsgaard: We are in a climate crisis because the government spent the last 20 years listening to 'climate cranks'

      February 28, 2011

    BP Spill Commission Spreads Blame
    Oil Spill commission says industry needs regulation but lets BP off hook

      January 13, 2011

    Probe Blames Firms For Oil Spill
    Al Jazeera: Explosion was a result of failures by BP, Halliburton, Transocean and government offices dealing with the well

      January 6, 2011

    Australian Floods: A Disaster of Biblical Proportions
    Inside Story: What is really behind this devastating rain?

      January 4, 2011

    US Phasing Out Coal Power Plants
    Al Jazeera: The Obama administration is stepping up efforts to phase out coal-burning power plants

      January 4, 2011

    Dirty Tricks in Chevron Ecuador Lawsuit
    World's Largest Environmental Lawsuit in Ecuador Pt.2

      December 24, 2010

    World's Largest Environmental Lawsuit in Ecuador
    30,000 natives fight for compensation against Texaco (now Chevron), accused of 3 decades of toxic dumping in Amazon

      December 22, 2010

    "Modest" Climate Change Deal in Cancun
    Ch4: Over objections from Bolivia that said deal does not go far enough, a non-binding agreement is reached

      December 11, 2010

    WikiLeaks: Canadian Climate Change Coverup
    Daphne Wysham: WikiLeaks cables reveals Canadian government covering up tar sands info

      December 7, 2010

    Mexican Police Stop COP16-Bound Caravan from Hosting Religious Ceremony at Chichen Itza
    Mobile Broadcast News reports from a convergence of indigenous environmental activists headed to Cancun to oppose UN climate change conference

      October 3, 14

    A Climate Journey - The Andes: Retreat of the Glaciers
    The Guardian: John Vidal takes us through the snow-capped peaks of the Andes, where the Cayambe mountain glaciers are melting

      December 1, 2010

    Haiti Storm Threatens Quake Camps
    Al Jazeera: Haiti is bracing for tropical storm which threatens fragile and crowded earthquake survivors

      November 6, 2010

    What's Next for Climate Change Policy?
    Daphne Wysham: New phase of grassroots activism needed

      November 4, 2010

    Tests refute Haliburton's BP cement testing
    AP: Tests performed before the deadly blowout of BP's oil well should have raised doubts

      October 3, 14

    Empire - The new arms race
    Al Jazeera: The world has entered a new arms race, but what justifies this global military addiction?

      October 29, 2010

    Climate Change - Unspoken Words of 2010 Campaign
    Boyce: People must vote for candidates willing to take on fossil fuel industry or solution not possible

      October 30, 2010

    Nanny vs Daddy State or Real Responsibility
    James K. Boyce: There is individual irresponsibility on the right of US politics

      October 26, 2010

    UN Convention Confronts Loss of Biodiversity
    Newsy: The UN's Convention on Biological Diversity kicked off Monday in Tokyo

      October 20, 2010

    Inside Story - Behind The Latest Food Crisis
    Al Jazeera: Food prices soar to record levels worldwide

      October 14, 2010

    New UK Wind Farm to Cost $1.3B
    Newsy coverage of UK offshore wind farm installation

      September 29, 2010

    ANALYSIS: BP OIL SPILL REPORT
    Guardian: Damian Carrington, head of environment discusses the BP oil spill report

      September 14, 2010

    BP Spill Destroys a Way of Life
    Jordan Flaherty: Local fishing villages face an uncertain future on Louisiana Coast

      September 28, 2010

    BP SPILL: SCIENTISTS DISCOVER VAST OIL PLUME
    Channel 4: Scientists questioning White House claim that most of the massive BP oil spill has dispersed

      August 20, 2010

    US FISHERMEN STRUGGLE AMID OIL CLEAN UP
    Al Jazeera: Fishermen question government report on Gulf oil spill

      August 14, 2010

    PAKISTAN FLOOD VICTIMS AWAIT HELP
    Al Jazeera: Hundreds of the Pakistani crisis victims have been stranded at Multan train station

      August 13, 2010

    GIANT ICE BLOCK BAFFLES SCIENTISTS
    Al Jazeera: The chunk of ice that broke off the glacier on Thursday is headed for the Nares Strait

      August 11, 2010

    TOXIC SMOG DOUBLES MOSCOW DEATH RATE
    Al Jazeera: Wildfires blanketed Moscow with toxic smoke amid the country's worst heat wave in 100 years

      October 3, 14

    THE BIG DEBATE: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT part 5
    The Dinokeng scenarios: 35 South Africans with different perspectives debate the shape of their future

      October 3, 14

    THE BIG DEBATE: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT part 4
    The Dinokeng scenarios: 35 South Africans with different perspectives debate the shape of their future

      October 3, 14

    THE BIG DEBATE: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT part 3
    The Dinokeng scenarios: 35 South Africans with different perspectives debate the shape of their future

      October 3, 14

    THE BIG DEBATE: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT part 2
    The Dinokeng scenarios: 35 South Africans with different perspectives debate the shape of their future

      October 3, 14

    THE BIG DEBATE: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT part 1
    The Dinokeng scenarios: 35 South Africans with different perspectives debate the shape of their future

      August 3, 2010

    IS ANY DEEP WATER DRILLING SAFE?
    Mark Seibel: BP Gulf disaster exposes oil companies do not have the technology to deal with big spills

      July 10, 2010

    Fault Lines- In Deep Water: A Way of Life in Peril
    Al Jazeera: Since Deepwater Horizon explosion, millions of liters of oil have gushed out of BP's well

      June 19, 2010

    BP's chequered safety record
    Al Jazeera: The oil giant's safety record is coming under increasing scrutiny.

      June 19, 2010

    100 top toxic air polluters in USA
    Michael Ash: The EPA needs more regulation, not just "inform the public"

      June 17, 2010

    Capping the 'truth spill'
    James Boyce: BP spill reveals urgent necessity to stop digging up poison and burning it for fuel

      June 6, 2010

    Interview: Naomi Klein on oil spill
    AlJazeera: Frustration is growing among residents of the US Gulf of Mexico coast over the pace of effort

      May 29, 2010

    Slick from US oil spill reaches coastland
    AlJazeera: Oil spewing from BP's ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico has now reached the US coast

      May 23, 2010

    The other debt crisis: Climate debt
    Fault Lines from Bolivia explores how underdeveloped countries can develop in the era of climate change

      May 21, 2010

    Politicians, scientists fear spreading oil slick
    AP: Video released by BP shows oil and gas erupting from its crippled blowout preventer safety device

      May 19, 2010

    Giant Oil 'Plumes' Detected in Gulf of Mexico
    AP:Scientists have found huge plumes of oil lurking under the surface of the water in the Gulf of Mexico

      May 17, 2010

    BP oil spill poses 'logistical nightmare'
    Channel4: BP admits operation to keep spill away from the Louisiana coast could take three months

      May 5, 2010

    Obama's world without nuclear weapons? Pt.2
    Schell: Summit's objective was to isolate Iran, not clear how real a non-nuclear world objective is

      April 26, 2010

    Bolivia's alternative climate summit
    Bolivia climate change conference gathers scientists and activists to address issues where UN fell short

      April 22, 2010

    Haiti Children 'Taken From Unaffected Areas'
    As the US missionaries in Haiti are charged with kidnapping, Channel 4 News reports

      February 5, 2010

    Carbon caps - who gets the cash?
    James Boyce: Different models of carbon cap legislation serve different interests

      February 8, 2010

    Carbon caps - Who gets the cash? Pt2
    James Boyce: Auction, cap and rebate is a better way to control carbon emissions

      February 9, 2010

    Carbon caps - who gets the cash? Pt.3
    James Boyce: Offsets turn the cap into a sieve and trading-in permits creates a speculators' market

      February 10, 2010

    Carbon caps - who gets the cash? Pt4
    Boyce: Cap-and-Trade vs Cap and Dividend contend in two pieces of legislation in Washington

      February 12, 2010

    Carbon caps - who gets the cash? Pt.5
    Boyce: On what can be learned from carbon emission legislation in California

      February 15, 2010

    Haitians will defend their sovereignty
    Ronald Charles: Providing aid like this is a way to humiliate us and many Haitians will not accept it

      February 1, 2010

    Nuclear power regaining favor
    Industries want the government to co-sign for more than $40 billion in loans

      January 24, 2010

    Forum on the Future of Energy part 3
    A climate change conversation between Don Blankenship and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

      October 3, 14

    Forum on the Future of Energy part 1
    A climate change conversation between Don Blankenship and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

      October 3, 14

    Tensions mount at Carribean Market
    Inside Disaster: Tensions mount at rescue operation at the Caribbean Market

      October 3, 14

    Hopes dashed at Copenhagen summit
    Copenhagen: Failure and betrayal or "unprecedented breakthrough"?

      December 19, 2009

    Preview: Climate Action Network press conference
    The Climate Action Network's press conference on the last day of Copenhagen

      December 19, 2009

    Without US commitment Copenhagen breaks down
    The debate over the aftermath of Copenhagen

      December 19, 2009

    Without US commitment Copenhagen breaks down Pt.2
    The global south will pay the price of inaction

      December 20, 2009

    The politics of what is possible
    The Cap-and-Trade Debate Pt.3

      December 20, 2009

    Voices of developing world urge action
    CCTV: Many African leaders stressing that the voice the of the majority needs to be heard.

      December 18, 2009

    The Cap and Trade Debate
    Is 'cap and trade' a beginning or no solution at all?

      December 18, 2009

    Coal at the heart of Obama's climate battle
    Burning coal is the cheapest way the United States can make electricity

      December 19, 2009

    Bolivia, Venezuela call for more aid
    Both are urging industrialized nations to help developing countries fight climate change.

      December 17, 2009

    China: Just process in Copenhagen important
    Developing countries protest Copenhagen drafts

      December 17, 2009

    Copenhagen crash?
    Can anything be achieved if the US fails to commit?

      December 17, 2009

    Crunch time in Copenhagen
    In Copenhagen so far negotiators and celebrities alike have struggled to achieve any firm commitments

      December 16, 2009

    Climate Crock Sacks Hack Attack Pt.2
    13 years of emails and this is the best they can do? A commentary by Peter Sinclair.

      December 16, 2009

    "Climate-gate" emails controversy examined
    13 years of emails, and this is the best they can do? A commentary by Peter Sinclair.

      December 14, 2009

    Naomi Klein on the 'new climate ball-game'
    Klein tells AlJazeera why climate change is the single greatest barrier to human development

      December 12, 2009

    Syrian farmers battle drought
    Climate Change has left farmers in Syria doing something they never did before-relying on food hand outs

      October 3, 14

    Copenhagen and capitalism
    Minqi Li: No legally binding agreement the result of elites seeking short term profits first

      December 12, 2009

    Copenhagen: No sense of urgency
    US and Canada have a convenient stand off with China and India

      December 1, 2009

    Canada's image lies in tatters
    George Monbiot: Canada is now to climate what Japan is to whaling

      October 3, 14

    Climate change emails profoundly disappointing
    George Monbiot: Emails don't disprove climate change science, but suppressing skeptics unacceptable

      November 30, 2009

    Hacked climate change email furor
    Hacked climate change emails--tempest in a teapot or a real storm? Paul Jay talks to Michael Brklacich

      November 28, 2009

    Obama, Harper and Copenhagen
    Tzeporah Berman: Canada far behind even the US when it comes to renewable energy

      November 27, 2009

    Obama, Harper and Copenhagen Pt.2
    Berman: States and provinces are way in front of federal governments in environmental legislation

      November 28, 2009

    Coal, tar sands and Copenhagen Pt.3
    If USA, Canada and China are committed to oil and coal, what will Copenhagen accomplish?

      December 1, 2009

    Climate change e-mail claims ‘rubbish’
    Skeptics claim leaked e-mails suggest Professor Phil Jones altered evidence about climate change

      November 25, 2009

    Copenhagen: 'We need a legally binding treaty'
    Miliband: Obama says that time has run out for a legally binding deal on climate change this year

      November 19, 2009

    Energy efficiency now Part 2
    Pollin: Double the number of busses and make them affordable will drive Detroit and the green economy

      November 10, 2009

    Energy efficiency now Part 3
    Pollin: For developing countries going green doesn't mean slowing growth

      November 11, 2009

    Tax the speculators and create a public bank
    Robert Pollin: Tax speculation, create a public bank and rating agency are necessary reforms

      January 6, 2010

    Autoworkers "challenge logic of capitalism"
    TRNN REPLAY: Sam Gindin: The economy should be transformed to meet climate change challenge

      October 18, 2009

    Autoworkers "challenge logic of capitalism" Pt.2
    Sam Gindin: Middle of the road options are no longer an option; the crisis demands a radical new vision

      October 19, 2009

    Autoworkers "challenge logic of capitalism"
    Sam Gindin: The economy should be transformed to meet climate change challenge

      October 18, 2009

    Autoworkers "challenge logic of capitalism" Pt.2
    Sam Gindin: Middle of the road options are no longer an option; the crisis demands a radical new vision

      October 19, 2009

    Bangladesh's rising floodwaters
    Bangladesh could be one of the first casualties of global warming

      October 17, 2009

    Peru struggles with rising temperatures
    Peruvians seeing increasing instances of drought and disease, linked to warming temperatures.

      October 19, 2009

    China and climate change
    Minqi Li: Despite the rhetoric the US and China are not doing much about carbon emissions

      October 5, 2009

    Clean coal is fictional
    Jessy Tolkan: Washington saying coal industry can be "clean" is pure fiction

      September 28, 2009

    Van Jones resignation "shakes youth to the core"
    Jessy Tolkan: Van Jones was seen as young environmentalists' voice in the White House

      September 12, 2009

    'Benchmark' glaciers shrinking faster
    Les Blumenthal: 99% of glaciers in the US have been shrinking, and the rate is accelerating

      August 9, 2009

    Cap-and-trade won't cut it, Pt.2
    Payal Parekh: Thanks largely to carbon offsets, new bill won't begin to reduce US emissions until 2027

      October 3, 14

    US push for energy efficiency?
    Combating climate change is likely to prove one of President Obama's toughest tasks

      May 27, 2009

    Cap-and-trade won't cut it
    James Handley: Obama admin's plan offers too much to Big Coal and Wall St to meaningfully cut emissions

      May 25, 2009

    British team finds no multi-year ice in Arctic Sea
    British explorer team finds in 16,000 observations no multi-year ice in Arctic Sea test sites

      May 18, 2009

    Anti-Coal Day on Capitol Hill
    ANP: This weekend, twelve thousand students converged on Washington demanding innovative energy policy

      March 3, 2009

    Coal Action Heats Up Capitol Hill
    ANP talks with young activists about why the clean energy issue inspires their generation

      March 3, 2009

    Kingston and coal lobby's grip on the EPA
    ANP: Will the EPA make the same mistake twice?

      January 29, 2009

    George Monbiot challenges chief executive of Shell
    Guardian: Monbiot asks Jeroen van de Veer about ethics, greenwashing, renewable energy and gas-flaring

      January 6, 2009

    Monbiot grills landscape protection group on wind
    Guardian: Monbiot asks the Campaign to Protect Rural England why it opposes wind-farms but not coal mines

      December 21, 2008

    George Monbiot questions Fatih Birol on peak oil
    Guardian: International Energy Authority chief economist reveals startling prediction for peak oil date

      December 18, 2008

    George Monbiot challenges Yvo de Boer to do better
    Guardian: Leading UN climate change official accused of lacking ambition to reach global emissions deal

      December 11, 2008

    Climate solutions from Canada's youth
    The Canadian Youth Delegation head to Poland for climate change talks

      December 3, 2008

    Guardian: Glaciers melting at record rate
    But in Norway, there are signs that climate change has also led to a surprising growth in some places

      November 21, 2008

    Smoke and CO2: How to spin global warming
    ANP: On the organized effort to cast doubt on climate change

      October 3, 14

    Obama, McCain and the "worst case scenario"
    Cass Sunstein: The climate change crisis, not terrorism, is the real "worst case scenario"

      September 21, 2008

    Call for action on climate change
    Power Up Canada: Initiative to pressure Canadian government for stronger laws to combat climate change

      September 12, 2008

    Canadian elections and climate change
    Environment and cutting green house gas emissions important issues for 4 of 5 major parties

      September 12, 2008

    Global Warming heats up RNC
    ANP: The Republican Party Platform cautions people to be skeptical of the theory of global warming.

      September 6, 2008

    Danny Glover on New Orleans and 'Trouble the Water
    Danny Glover on post-Katrina New Orleans and the new film "Trouble the Water"

      September 6, 2008

    Danny Glover on New Orleans and 'Trouble the Water
    Danny Glover on post-Katrina New Orleans and the new film "Trouble the Water"

      September 6, 2008

    Katrina and why the levees broke
    Mark Schleifstein: Lack of commitment to public infrastructure to blame for Katrina flooding

      September 7, 2008

    Katrina And Why The Levees Broke
    Mark Schleifstein: Lack of commitment to public infrastructure to blame for Katrina flooding

      September 7, 2008

    Green for all
    Majora Carter: We don't always want to fight against something. We want to work towards something Pt.1

      October 3, 14

    Who will face up to the climate change crisis?
    Obama or McCain: Are their proposals enough to make a difference?

      August 24, 2008

    Dutch scientists demonstrate their electric kite
    Solutions are news: Successful kite flying demonstration could harness renewable energy

      August 5, 2008

    Canada: This is the dirtiest oil in the world
    The Guardian: What happens when the world's biggest oil companies target a northern wilderness?

      July 12, 2008

    Chile bans whaling
    The Guardian: Michelle Bachelet declares ban on whaling in Chilean waters

      June 25, 2008

    Not facing up to climate change crisis a crime?
    Dr. James Hansen calls for moratorium on coal and phasing out by 2020

      June 24, 2008

    Missouri levees fall victim to Mississippi River
    AP: Officials in Missouri say levee breaks easing pressure on levees downstream.

      June 20, 2008

    Divisions in the whaling world
    Guardian: Chile vows to protect sea mammals, Japan committed to whaling, ahead of International meeting

      June 21, 2008

    EPA's Troubled Waters
    ANP: Polluters dump 240 million pounds of toxins into waterways each year

      June 15, 2008

    Summit on food - big on talk, short on answers
    World leaders fail to agree on key issues to secure food supply

      June 8, 2008

    Hunger in the wake of climate change
    Bangladesh faces a food crisis compounded by extreme weather and environmental decline

      June 9, 2008

    China: Changing horizons, changing diet
    Guardian: Food crisis, part 4, reports on the impact of urbanization and consumerism in China

      May 31, 2008

    'You don't get two-for-one deals on fruit'
    Guardian: Food crisis, part 3, Scottish couple discuss weekly struggle to feed family on a tight budget

      May 30, 2008

    "The World According to Monsanto"
    Filmmaker Marie-Monique Robin on the troubling past of one of the world's biggest agricultural companie

      June 22, 2008

    Gene Giants: Climate saviors or profiteers?
    Biotech companies seek hundreds of patents for genetically modified "climate-ready" seeds

      May 29, 2008

    Living on the breadline
    Guardian: First of series on the world food crisis, struggling to get by in Cairo after price increases

      May 28, 2008

    How clean Is Clean Coal?
    American News Project takes a look at the controversial practice of coal-ash dumping

      May 26, 2008

    Tensions run high at Amazon dam protest
    Protesters say social and environmental costs of world's third largest proposed dam are unacceptable

      May 24, 2008

    Coral Sea sharks could be wiped out
    WWF report says last marine wilderness area on the planet must be protected

      May 23, 2008

    15,000 to be displaced by proposed Amazon dam
    1000 Amazon Indians and environmental activists protest Brazil's Xingu river hydroelectric project

      May 22, 2008

    US polar bear protection falls short
    Environmental groups say long awaited listing under Endangered Species Act fails to protect polar bear

      May 17, 2008

    Making a killing from the food crisis
    Devlin Kuyek: "Right now Cargill is making approximately $471 000 an hour in profits"

      May 13, 2008

    Marine biologists stare down world's largest eye
    Enormous squid was "one colossal headache to defrost," scientist says

      May 1, 2008

    Powering past fossil fuels
    José Etcheverry: "We are stuck in a paradigm of energy generation that is two centuries old"

      April 27, 2008

    The tide turns against biofuels
    As biofuel production booms, concerns grow about food supply and environmental damage

      April 23, 2008

    Melting ice causes river "tsunami" in Chile
    AP: Global warming magnified the problem, glacier expert says

      April 13, 2008

    Clean coal's dirty secret
    Carbon capture won't stop the environmental damage caused by coal mining, documentary says

      October 3, 14

    Is "clean coal" possible?
    The "clean coal" debate and the climate change crisis

      April 6, 2008

    Canada blocks asbestos ban
    UN Rotterdam treaty on toxic trade restrictions marred by Canada's stance on asbestos

      April 1, 2008

    Climate changing faster than predicted?
    Dr. Walt Meier on the Wilkins ice shelf collapse, an indication of accelerating climate change

      March 28, 2008

    Grading the candidates on climate change
    Terry Tamminen discusses his Climate Action Report Card

      February 7, 2008

    Cutting carbon: What is the solution?
    Larry Lohmann suggests leaving fossil fuels in the ground (3 of 3)

      January 30, 2008

    The realities of carbon trading
    Larry Lohmann on the weaknesses of cap-and-trade and carbon offsetting (2 of 3)

      January 28, 2008

    Does carbon trading really work?
    Larry Lohmann critiques cap-and-trade (1 of 3)

      January 26, 2008

    Global warming: What's next after Bali
    Peter Victor on Bali, binding targets and carbon trading (1 of 3)

      January 2, 2008

    Understanding cap-and-trade
    Peter Victor on Bali, targets and carbon trading (2 of 3)

      January 2, 2008

    Cap-and-trade or carbon tax
    Peter Victor on Bali, targets and carbon trading (3 of 3)

      January 2, 2008

    America's newest security threat: Global warming
    Retired four-star General Zinni calls global warming a serious security threat

      December 27, 2007

    Who cares if the world drowns?
    Afsan Chowdhury on the U.N. Climate Change Conference at Bali

      December 19, 2007

    US Congress takes a small "green" step
    Republicans stall environment-friendly energy bill in Senate

      December 16, 2007

    U.S. and Canada obstruct Bali talks
    U.N. Climate Change Conference in turmoil over mandatory targets for reducing carbon emissions by 2020

      December 14, 2007

    "Does anybody care if Bangladesh drowns?"
    Afsan Chowdhury on climate change, environmental refugees, and the Bali conference

      December 7, 2007

    Climate change election topples Howard government
    Dr. Clive Hamilton: Ratification of the Kyoto protocol is not a symbolic act

      December 5, 2007

    Australia, frontline of the climate-change crisis
    As Australia goes to the polls, Phillip Adams says solutions to the climate crisis require global unity

      November 24, 2007

    Flood disaster ravages Uganda
    Ministry of Disaster Preparedness caught off-guard

      September 27, 2007

    George Monbiot comments on the Stern report
    The Stern report said, "We face a crisis on a scale of the great wars." Does Monbiot agree?

    What causes global warming?
    What is the tipping point?

    Monbiot on the media and global warming

    We ask, "Does the media perpetuate a lack of urgency on global warming?"

    George Monbiot on solutions to global warming
    "How can we achieve a 90% reduction in CO2 emissions?"

    Interview with Dr. David Suzuki
    The award-winning environmentalist and broadcaster speaks of climate change as a slow motion catastrophe.



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