ecology

Biofuels: An Eco-Friendly Alternative to Fossil Fuels?

Biofuels: An Eco-Friendly Alternative to Fossil Fuels?

September 18, 2018

While biofuels, such as ethanol, are often touted as being environmentally friendly and renewable, they have many negative consequences that more than make up for their benefits, says Rachel Smolker, co-director of Biofuelwatch

Romanian Parliament Fails to Pass Pro-Mineral Extraction Law

October 31, 2013
Thousands of Romanians protest the environmental and cultural impact of mining Europe’s largest gold mine

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 11, 2013
In the final segment of this Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Frank Hammer says all workers should face up to the dangers of climate change and insist that we move toward a green economy

Columbus Day: Indigenous People of the Americas

August 27, 2013
Patrick Bond: Ecuador President Rafael Correa is a petro-Kenysian who failed to sell Yasuni National Park in carbon markets and to international donors, and now he’s turned a blind eye to what’s really needed

The Bond Report

August 27, 2013
Patrick Bond: Ecuador President Rafael Correa is a petro-Kenysian who failed to sell Yasuni National Park in carbon markets and to international donors, and now he’s turned a blind eye to what’s really needed

Company Responsible for Deadly Oil Train Crash Says It Won’t Pay, TransCanada Pushes Pipeline Deal

August 1, 2013

Yves Engler: Tragedy in Canadian town turns into an opportunity for some to argue that pipeline transport is safer, when the real argument should be against an oil-driven economy

Greg Palast

July 30, 2013
Greg Palast: Halliburton’s admission will make BP defense stronger against the government’s civil allegations of gross negligence

Obama Climate Change Strategy: Politically Realistic or Strategy for Disaster?

July 25, 2013

Nafeez Ahmed and David Roberts discuss and debate the question “Are Obama’s policies pushing things as far as politically possible or is he failing to alert Americans to the urgent danger of climate change?” pt.1

Week of Enbridge Tar Sands Actions Launch Idle No More’s Sovereignty Summer

July 1, 2013

Protesters across Canada engaged in civil disobedience in solidarity with Swamp Line 9 activists in Hamilton, Ontario; Toronto activists target Ontario courthouse

Top 100 Greenhouse Gas Polluters Uncovered

June 10, 2013

Michael Ash: Low income and minority populations disproportionately impacted by greenhouse gas release

Left Forum Takes on Ecological Transformation

June 6, 2013

Nancy Holmstrom: In the past, the Left Forum meetings in New York have not faced up to environmental and climate change issues – this year it should be the major theme