Real News Daily Reports

10,000 Farmers and Ranchers Call on Congress to Pass Green New Deal

10,000 Farmers and Ranchers Call on Congress to Pass Green New Deal

September 18, 2019

A diverse coalition of trees and ranchers, organized by the Sunrise Movement and Regeneration International, presented a letter to Congress, urging passage of a Green New Deal

US and Brazil Propose to Fight Amazon Deforestation with Development

US and Brazil Propose to Fight Amazon Deforestation with Development

September 18, 2019

The US and Brazil found common ground for combating the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest, proposing that economic development is the cure. However, Amazon Watch’s Christian Poirier says that the kind of development they propose will have the opposite effect.

Turkey's Erdogan Presents Plan to Turn Kurds into a Minority in Northern Syria 

Turkey’s Erdogan Presents Plan to Turn Kurds into a Minority in Northern Syria 

September 18, 2019

President Erdogan of Turkey says that it’s time for Turkey to send Syrian refugees to northern Syria, currently inhabited by Syrian Kurds. Meanwhile Erdogan’s position in Turkey is weakening, both politically and economically, says Baris Karaagac

Saudi - UAE Split on Yemen Not What it Appears to Be

Saudi – UAE Split on Yemen Not What it Appears to Be

September 18, 2019

Antony Loewenstein parses the fog around UAE & Saudis in Yemen, how it is connected to the chaos in Libya, the drone attack, and wider chaos of the Middle East

Drone Attack on Saudis May Not Lead to War

Drone Attack on Saudis May Not Lead to War

September 17, 2019

As’ad Abukhalil maintains that Trump may not actually want war, but the consequences of this attack could still have dangerous consequences

Fossil Fuel Industry Climate Denial Shifts as Climate Crisis Worsens

Fossil Fuel Industry Climate Denial Shifts as Climate Crisis Worsens

September 17, 2019

The fossil fuel industry has for decades funded climate science disinformation campaigns, sowing seeds of scientific doubt. As the climate crisis has grown, its PR machine now points to the industry as part of the solution

UN Convener of Upcoming Climate Action Summit Previews Event

UN Convener of Upcoming Climate Action Summit Previews Event

September 17, 2019

An envoy to the upcoming UN Climate Summit  said he hopes the summit will serve as a wake-up for the world as the climate crisis deepens. And he sees recent youth-led climate activism as making a major dent in public discourse

The Case for Carbon Dividends

The Case for Carbon Dividends

September 17, 2019

Professor James Boyce discusses the many benefits of  a carbon pricing scheme that pays dividends to the public.

Auto Workers Strike for Power and to Protect Workers

GM Auto Workers Strike for Power and to Protect Workers

September 16, 2019

Retired UAW Leader Frank Hammer talks about why the workers struck, what it means for the union movement, and what this battle means

How Can We Design a Green New Deal?

How Can We Design a Green New Deal?

September 16, 2019

1,400 people gathered to discuss how to build infrastructure—and movements—that support decarbonization and equity. We spoke to one of the event’s hosts, Daniel Aldana Cohen.