clean energy

DNC Reverses Ban on Accepting Fossil Fuel Industry Money

August 16, 2018

DNC Chair Tom Perez reversed an agreement to ban accepting money from the fossil fuel industry that created a firestorm of protests, we speak with Janet Redman, climate change director at Greenpeace

Maryland Bill Calls For 100% Renewable Energy by 2035

January 14, 2018

Delegate Shane Robinson, the lead sponsor of the bill, says it would set an important example nationally and internationally

Report: Investing in Clean Energy Would Boost NY’s Economy

November 19, 2017

A 40% reduction in New York’s carbon emissions by 2030 is “extremely ambitious, but it is achievable,” says PERI Co-Director Robert Pollin

Canada

June 24, 2017
Adam Scott of Oil Change International offers a critical analysis of new data from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

Trump’s Energy Policies Attack Vulnerable Communities

June 7, 2017

Our expert panel discusses the fallout from the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement and examines how deregulation limits opportunities for job growth

Fossil Fuel

September 15, 2016
Transition away from fossil fuels is economically and technologically feasible today through the mass implementation of 100% renewable grids, argues Renewables 100 Policy Institute founder Angelina Galiteva

Global Warming and Economic Crisis Lead to One Solution: Climate Jobs

August 28, 2014

May Boeve from 350.org and Bruce Hamilton of the Amalgamated Transit Union discuss how the environmental and labor movements have united to organize the People’s Climate Summit in NYC

Reality Asserts Itself - Christopher Williams

August 12, 2014
Mr. Williams tells Paul Jay that the fabulous profits made from fracking oil and gas took climate change off Obama agenda, and while coal emissions may be down in the US, coal exports have grown exponentially

The Politics of Going Green

July 23, 2014

PERI Co-Director Robert Pollin and Prof. Chris Williams discuss the feasibility of shifting to a green economy