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Posted inClimate CrisisPolitics and Movements: US

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 […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: USReal News Daily Reports

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. Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. […]

Posted inClimate CrisisReality Asserts Itself

Corporate Media Perpetuates Climate Science Denial – Gabriel Byrne on RAI (4/4)

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, […]

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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 […]

Posted inClimate CrisisPolitics and Movements: US

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 […]