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TRNN Documentary: Trump, The Koch Brothers and Their War on Climate Science

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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David Koch Is Dead, But His Legacy of Climate Denial Lives On

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 […]

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New Study Says Extreme Climate Change Preventable

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 […]

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US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement Will Cause ‘Real Harm’

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 […]

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How the Mainstream Media Ignores the Climate Change Crisis

The climate change crisis is real: more powerful storms, droughts, floods, and rising sea levels. However, mainstream media continues to ignore the crisis. A TRNN documentary on the lack of coverage Story Transcript NARRATOR: In the fall of 2018, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change held a press conference to announce a dire warning. […]

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What is Pompeo’s Agenda as Secretary of State? Ask the Highest Bidder

Senate confirmation hearings are underway for CIA Director Mike Pompeo. The fact that Pompeo–an opportunistic climate-denier with ties to the GMO lobby, fossil fuel industry, and the billionaire Koch brothers–is poised to become the U.S.’s top diplomat is “very scary,” says Wenonah Hauter of Food and Water Watch Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES: It’s the Real […]