Clean Air Act

Trump Expected to Roll Back California’s Clean Air Plan

July 25, 2018

The Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California’s exception to the Clean Air Act that had allowed it to set higher clean air standards than the rest of the nation. This means auto manufacturers will be allowed to follow lower fuel efficiency standards and do not need to sell as many electric vehicles. We talk to…

Is Carbon Trading Just a License to Pollute?

November 15, 2017

Market-based pollution credit schemes undermine environmental laws and disproportionately affect lower-income neighborhoods and communities of color, says Food & Water Watch’s Scott Edwards

Climate Change

August 30, 2017
As storms hit the U.S. and South Asia, investigative journalist Christian Parenti says we have the laws and technology to protect humanity from climate disaster, but we need to rip away the veil of the ‘free market’

As Construction of Baltimore Incinerator Is Halted, Activists Rally for Justice for Bhopal

June 26, 2014

Jaisal Noor reports on the decision of the state of Maryland to stop construction of the largest incinerator in the country in Baltimore, and also on a rally in DC ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster

Hydraulic Fracking

March 5, 2014
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

Reality Asserts Itself - Ralph Nader

December 20, 2013
Ralph Nader and Paul Jay discuss Ralph’s decision to stay in the Florida race and what an electoral strategy could be now

Inequality and the Environment

February 25, 2013

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