clean energy

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

SCOTUS Ruling Limits EPA Regulatory Power

June 24, 2014

Public Justice executive director Paul Bland and EcoWatch founder Stefanie Spear explain why SCOTUS ruling is being claimed as a victory by environmentalists and the coal industry alike

Enbridge Pipeline Decision Violates Rights of First Nations

June 18, 2014

Chief Na’Moks of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation says the pipeline will have a devastating impact on the environment of First Nations communities

TRNN Debate: Is Obama Doing Enough to Fight Climate Change?

May 12, 2014

Environmental scholar Subhankar Banerjee and Center for American Progress fellow Daniel Weiss debate the Obama administration’s record on fighting climate change after government report finds climate change effects happening now

Obama in Africa

June 26, 2013
Daphne Wysham: President moves in the right direction on carbon emissions and Keystone XL pipeline but disappoints on the promotion of fracking

Nurses, Environmentalists Lead Keystone XL Protest in San Francisco

June 21, 2013

National Nurses United lead protest against Keystone XL pipeline highlighting possible health impact.

Obama Fails to Reappoint Serious Regulator to CFTC

June 17, 2013

Bob Pollin: If President Obama was serious about regulation and closing the income gap, he would have reappointed Gary Gensler.

Investing in Schools Creates More Than Twice as Many Jobs as Military Spending

June 6, 2013

Bob Pollin: Education spending is the best job creator – so why are local and state governments firing teachers and closing schools?