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Youth Demand that Adults Stop Destroying the Planet

July 18, 2018

Sick of inaction on climate change, youth are organizing the Zero Hour Climate March to get dirty money out of politics and fight for climate justice

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018

This Friday the 13th, Dharna and Khalilah discuss residents’ and the City Council’s resistance to both Baltimore Police Department and ICE

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

Fake News and the Real Existential Threat, Paul Jay Takes Viewer Questions

June 14, 2018

Recorded live on June 14th, Dharna Noor hosts a wide ranging discussion with the TRNN Senior Editor

Can Maryland Reach 100% Renewable Energy by 2035?

March 7, 2018

A new clean energy bill would give Maryland 17 years to achieve 100% renewable electricity. The goal is well within the state’s reach, says Arjun Makhijani, president of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research

Bill Prohibits Baltimore From Selling Properties for Unpaid Water Bills

March 7, 2018

Advocates say that the bill, passed unanimously by the House of Delegates, will help protect elderly minorities who are most affected by tax sales

Students Push City Council To Consider Banning Styrofoam

February 8, 2018

Pushed by student activists, Baltimore City Council President and others voice their support for banning polystyrene foam food containers in the city

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Would Facilitate Water Privatization in Baltimore and Beyond

January 30, 2018

Mary Grant of Food and Water Watch says the package won’t yield water cost savings and will obstruct local efforts to make water more affordable

Activists Push For Water Affordability In Baltimore

January 23, 2018

In a panel discussion, activists pushed back against onerous collections methods like tax sales and water shut-offs, and suggested an income-based water billing system to help pay for Baltimore’s necessary infrastructure investments

Maryland Bill Calls For 100% Renewable Energy by 2035

January 14, 2018

Delegate Shane Robinson, the lead sponsor of the bill, says it would set an important example nationally and internationally