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Are the UN Climate Talks Enough?

Are the UN Climate Talks Enough?

December 14, 2018

As COP24 comes to a close, Greenpeace’s Cassady Craighill says advocates are pushing world leaders to do more than Paris Climate Accord demands—and to listen to frontline communities

Is TRNN Soft on Russia?

Is TRNN Soft on Russia?

December 14, 2018

In our first TRNN podcast, we discuss a viewer letter that says Paul Jay underestimates the danger of Putin – with Marc Steiner, Dharna Noor and Paul Jay

Global Carbon Emissions Set to Hit Record High in 2018

Global Carbon Emissions Set to Hit Record High in 2018

December 7, 2018

From COP24 in Poland, Greenpeace USA’s Naomi Ages says that carbon emissions are set to rise by 2.7% in 2018 due to more coal use in Asia, and that to combat this trend nations need to do more than what they agreed to in the 2015 Paris Accord

Council Proposes Income-Based Water Billing Amid Rate Hikes

Council Proposes Income-Based Water Billing Amid Rate Hikes

December 5, 2018

Just days after the city proposed another rate increase, Baltimore’s Council President unveiled legislation that promises water bill affordability and accountability. The proposal will be taken up by the Council’s Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee in the coming weeks

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of November 12 and 19, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of November 12 and 19, 2018

November 27, 2018

Dharna Noor and Khalilah Harris talk about federal police oversight, Bloomberg’s gift to Johns Hopkins University, a pipeline set to be built through Maryland, and global struggles against racism and fascism

Transgender Day of Remembrance: To Fight For Trans Lives, Think Local

Transgender Day of Remembrance: To Fight For Trans Lives, Think Local

November 21, 2018

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, Sylvia Rivera Law Project founder Dean Spade talks about the lack of federal protections for trans people and how communities are fighting back at the local level

As California Fires Worsen, Environmentalists Demand a Green New Deal

As California Fires Worsen, Environmentalists Demand a Green New Deal

November 16, 2018

As the Camp Fire death toll rises, 350.org Executive Director May Boeve talks about how California will see worse wildfires if federal and state leaders don’t stop propping up big oil

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

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of October 29th and November 5th 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of October 29th and November 5th 2018

November 13, 2018

Dharna Noor and Khalilah Harris talk about the results of Maryland’s elections, the state of Johns Hopkins nurses’ fight for unionization, and what real education and climate policy would look like