climate crisis

Reality Asserts Itself - Rana Foroohar

May 9, 2018
On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Foroohar says the legalization of stock buybacks in 1982 allowed companies like Apple to now spend only 15% of their investments on R&D, while the majority is spent on market manipulation; the Financial Times columnist and author of “Makers and Takers” says the move from traditional pensions to 401k’s makes everyone feel they benefit from finance, when the vast majority of profits go to the elites and most people’s living standards deteriorate – with host Paul Jay

Climate Emergency: Greenhouse Gas Levels Surge to Historic Levels

November 1, 2017

A new report from the World Meteorological Organization shows that concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surged at an unprecedented speed in 2016 to the highest level in 800,000 years

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

Canada

April 7, 2017
Canada likes to portray its foreign policy as being independent and different from the US, but according to Yves Engler it actually almost always follows US lead

Canadians Protest Against Pipelines, Climate Change Policy

May 9, 2014

Journalist Jenny Uechi and First Nations Activist Amanda Lickers discuss the May 10 day of action

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