We replay this TRNN documentary on the Koch Brothers and their war on climate science, on the occasion of David Koch’s death on August 23rd, 2019. Narrated by Danny Glover, this documentary special reveals how climate change science has been under systematic attack. Story Transcript DANNY GLOVER: 2016 was the hottest year on record, topping […]
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Seminal climate scientist Michael Mann, who was the target of a Koch-funded smear, explains how the Koch Brothers “almost single-handedly stymied climate action for decades.” Story Transcript DHARNA NOOR: It’s The Real News. I’m Dharna Noor. David Koch is dead. The conservative billionaire industrialist passed away at age 79 on Thursday after a battle with […]
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 Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from […]
On Reality Asserts Itself, Gabriel Byrne says that mutant capitalism seeks only profit and corporate media’s agenda avoids the climate crisis; Byrne says its up to us, no superhero will save us – with host Paul Jay Story Transcript PAUL JAY: Welcome back to Reality Asserts Itself on the Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay, […]
The House Oversight Committee heard testimony about the fossil fuel industry’s multimillion dollar campaign to suppress knowledge of their contributions to the climate crisis.
Climate crisis scientist Michael Mann talks about how the US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement will have an enormous impact on climate change, even though he says the agreement was quite bad to begin with Story Transcript GREG WILPERT: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Greg Wilpert in Baltimore. On Monday, the Trump […]
Oxford University climate scientist Richard Millar says right-wing climate deniers have misrepresented his research, and that the 1.5-degree Celsius warming limit is not yet a geophysical impossibility Story Transcript D. LASCARIS: This is Dimitri Lascaris for the Real News Network. The stated goal of the Paris Climate Agreement is to keep the global temperature rise […]
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 Story Transcript DIMITRI LASCARIS: This is Dimitri Lascaris, with the Real News. In the past month, two catastrophic hurricanes, Harvey and Irma, struck the United States. The second of these […]
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