climate change

Activists and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Demand Nancy Pelosi Take Action on Climate

Activists and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Demand Nancy Pelosi Take Action on Climate

November 14, 2018

Varshini Prakash of the Sunrise Movement talks about why hundreds of activists occupied Nancy Pelosi’s offices demanding a Green New Deal and an end to fossil fuel contributions

California Sees Deadliest Wildfire in History

California Sees Deadliest Wildfire in History

November 14, 2018

Mustafa Santiago Ali talks to Dharna Noor about how global warming, drought, and winds created the conditions for California’s wildfires and what can be done to prevent this from happening in the future

New York Attorney General Launches Groundbreaking Fraud Suit Against Exxon

New York Attorney General Launches Groundbreaking Fraud Suit Against Exxon

November 4, 2018

Attorney Todd Paglia of Stand Earth says the New York Attorney General’s fraud suit stands a good chance of success

Bill McKibben: Environmental Justice Must Take Center Stage In Maryland

Bill McKibben: Environmental Justice Must Take Center Stage In Maryland

November 2, 2018

Bill McKibben talks to Dharna Noor about the actions Ben Jealous would take to fight climate change and protect the Chesapeake Bay if he beats the odds and defeats incumbent Larry Hogan in the Maryland governor’s race

Bill McKibben Campaigns for Maryland Democratic Candidate Ben Jealous

Bill McKibben Campaigns for Maryland Democratic Candidate Ben Jealous

October 31, 2018

Trailing in the polls by double digits days before the election, Maryland’s Democratic candidate for governor Ben Jealous hit the campaign trail with leading environmentalist Bill McKibben

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Are governments giving up on global warming?

October 26, 2018

By David Suzuki with contributions from Senior Editor Ian Hanington / davidsuzuki.org. The U.S. president may think global warming is a hoax perpetrated by China, but his administration has concluded Earth’s average temperature will rise 4 C over pre-industrial levels by 2100 if we fail to address the causes. Overwhelming scientific evidence concludes that such a rise…

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Frank McKenna: Justin Trudeau’s Man Behind the Oil Sands

October 15, 2018

How much are Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s policies on the oil sands influenced by Frank McKenna, a powerful player in the oil and banking industries?

TOMORROW WILL BE TOO LATE TO DO WHAT WE SHOULD HAVE DONE A LONG TIME AGO: THE THIRTY-THIRD NEWSLETTER (2018).

October 12, 2018

By Vijay Prashad Panmao Zhai, the Secretary General of the Chinese Meteorological Society and the co-chair of the IPCC Working Group 1, said that ‘we are already seeing the consequences of 1°C of global warming through more extreme weather, rising sea-levels and diminishing Arctic sea ice’. One of these impacts is the ferocity of hurricanes…

Climate Crisis is Even More Dire Than the New IPCC Report Says

Climate Crisis is Even More Dire Than the New IPCC Report Says

October 12, 2018

The IPCC’s new report is groundbreaking, but it misses crucial points on climate tipping points and feedbacks that could make the crisis even more urgent, says Durwood Zaelke of the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

Author of New IPCC Report Says She Still Has Hope

Author of New IPCC Report Says She Still Has Hope

October 11, 2018

The IPCC’s new report says we could face irreversible consequences of climate change by as soon as 2030, but a coordinating lead author of the report says policymakers, businesses, and individuals can still make big changes to protect our future