climate

Scandal Ridden Pruitt Finally Resigns from EPA, Leaving Another Climate Denier in Charge

July 5, 2018

Sierra Club’s Mary Anne Hitt says Pruitt’s long list of scandals is only matched by his long list of attempted environmental rollbacks, and new acting EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler will advance the same deregulatory agenda

Why is Sewage Overflowing in Baltimore?

Why is Sewage Overflowing in Baltimore?

May 27, 2018

More rain in Baltimore means more wastewater in basements and in the street. Here’s why.

Climate Change Could Supercharge Threat of Antibiotic Resistance: Study

May 26, 2018

The ‘associations between antibiotic resistance and temperature could be increasing over time’ By Andrea Germanos / Common Dreams The World Health Organization and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have previously sounded alarms about the growing issue of antibiotic resistance—a problem already linked to overprescribing of antibiotics and industrial farming practices. Now, new research…

City Council Moves Forward With Ban on Crude Oil Facilities

February 23, 2018

The proposal would ban new crude oil terminals in Baltimore and prevent two existing terminals from expanding, which advocates say would stop the city from becoming a crude oil hub and mitigate the risk of an oil train explosion

Potomac Pipeline Would Be ‘Another Contradiction’ From Larry Hogan

February 18, 2018

Republican Governor Larry Hogan, who signed a state-wide fracking ban last year, has yet to deny the permit for a pipeline that would transport fracked gas under the Potomac River — and time is running out

350.org’s Climate State of the Union

February 7, 2018

In response to Trump’s State of the Union, advocates push for a a fossil fuel free future that is “owned by the people, and for the people”

Coal, Lies and Renewable Energy, Australian Style

December 9, 2017

Is the new Tesla mega-battery for South Australia the game changer it’s made out to be? Tim Hollo, Executive Directer of The Green Institute, joins us from Canberra, Australia to separate fact from fiction in what he calls the ‘post-truth world’

Activists Disrupt White House’s Pro-Coal Panel at Bonn Climate Summit

November 14, 2017

Investigative journalist Steve Horn breaks down the special interests behind the Trump administration’s pro-fossil fuel presentation at COP23

Climate Change Has Doubled Area Hit By Forest Fires in US (Part 1/2)

October 17, 2017

Dr. John Abatzoglou and Dr. LeRoy Westerling explain how a warming earth has exacerbated the impact of forest fires, and how climate action could save lives

In Historic Step, Banking Giant Cuts Ties With Tar Sands

October 12, 2017

Greenpeace’s Keith Stewart discusses the huge step by BNP Paribas to move away from tar sands and divest from ‘the dirtiest project on the planet’