climate change

Kids Around the World Cut Class for Climate Justice

Kids Around the World Cut Class for Climate Justice

March 16, 2019

Students in over 100 countries skipped school and took to the streets to demand serious climate policy from world leaders

Youth Climate Strike Brings Thousands to Streets of London

March 15, 2019

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor speaks to some of the 5,000 youth that marched in London, England

Baltimore Incinerator Could Lose Green Subsidies

Baltimore Incinerator Could Lose Green Subsidies (UPDATED)

March 13, 2019

Maryland lawmakers are considering legislation that would strip Baltimore’s incinerator of millions of dollars in renewable energy subsidies

City Passes Law That Could Shutter Massive Trash Incinerator

City Passes Law That Could Shutter Massive Trash Incinerator

March 7, 2019

Baltimore Mayor Pugh signed the Clean Air Act into law. It will force the city’s trash incinerator to drastically lower emissions—or shut down

The Climate Denier Enablers

Bernie Sanders Town Hall with Jacqueline Luqman - Eugene Puryear - Norman Solomon and host Paul Jay

March 6, 2019
Are the leaders of the Democratic Party paying lip service about climate change and creating conditions for a climate denier President to ignore the crisis? – with Jacqueline Luqman, Eugene Puryear, Norman Solomon and host Paul Jay
Study: Loss of Stratocumulus Clouds Could Precipitate Extreme Global Warming

Study: Loss of Stratocumulus Clouds Could Precipitate Extreme Global Warming

March 6, 2019

Professor Tapio Schneider discusses a new study examining the relationship between stratocumulus cloud formation and high levels of atmospheric CO2

Insect Apocalypse: New Study Reveals Stunning Decline in Insect Populations

Insect Apocalypse: New Study Reveals Stunning Decline in Insect Populations

March 5, 2019

Dr. Francisco Sanchez-Bayo explains that, if current trends persist, insects could be essentially wiped out within 100 years

To ‘Secure a Livable Future,’ 30,000 Youth Urge Court to Let Landmark Climate Suit Go to Trial

March 1, 2019

By Jake Johnson / Common Dreams. “The Trump administration is doing everything it can to stop Juliana v. United States from going to trial. The youth cannot let that happen.” Calling for an end to years of delays and inaction as global warming continues to accelerate, over 30,000 young people signed on to an amicus…

Democrats ‘Wasting Time While Our Climate Burns’ With Insufficient Resolution

March 1, 2019

By Eoin Higgins / Common Dreams. A scathing response from Friends of the Earth to a climate resolution from Senate Democrats says that moderation is not the answer on the environment. A climate change resolution from Senate Democrats “fails the laugh test” and is insufficient to meet the challenges posed by environmental catastrophe, according to…

A Climate Sociologist Explains the Green New Deal  (Pt 1/2)

March 1, 2019

Daniel Aldana Cohen, a sociologist and writer for Jacobin Magazine, explains why the Green New Deal must harness and expand the power of the public sector, and why its proponents cannot cut deals with the fossil fuel industry