climate crisis

Study: As Climate Crisis Has Worsened, So Has Global Economic Inequality

Study: As Climate Crisis Has Worsened, So Has Global Economic Inequality

April 29, 2019

In a new study out by Stanford researchers reviewing half a century of data, researchers found that as rich countries get richer, they also have more temperate climates and face less of the brunt of climate impacts

Can House Special Committees Fight the Climate Crisis?

Can House Special Committees Fight the Climate Crisis?

April 29, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has brought back the U.S. House climate change committee. The Real News spoke with staffers and stakeholders to see how effective it was the first time around

Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History - Jay and Curry

Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History – Jay and Curry

April 21, 2019

The threat of nuclear war; the climate crisis; Trump’s regime change plans for Iran and Venezuela; and confrontation with China are far more significant threats than election meddling – former Pres. Clinton advisor Bill Curry and Paul Jay join host Jacqueline Luqman

Did The House's New Climate Committee Snub the Sunrise Movement?

Did The House’s New Climate Committee Snub the Sunrise Movement?

April 16, 2019

The first House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis hearing featured youth climate activists—but not the ones with the Sunrise Movement who demand a Green New Deal

Climate Crisis Critical Issue in 2020 Elections - Jane Sanders

Climate Crisis Critical Issue in 2020 Elections – Jane Sanders

December 7, 2018

At the Sanders Institute Gathering, Jane Sanders tells Paul Jay that voters shouldn’t support candidates who claim to be progressive, but don’t prioritize the fight against fossil fuel interests

Climate Crisis Bureau: Producer

September 18, 2018

The Real News Network is currently seeking an experienced Producer to lead our Climate Crisis Bureau (CCB). The goal of the CCB is to become a major daily video climate news service that serves as a critical link in the effort to investigate the climate crisis, fight for effective solutions and transition to an equitable,…

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