Environment

Former Coal Lobbyist Confirmed As New EPA Head

January 16, 2019

At his confirmation hearing, Andrew Wheeler faced jeering protesters and critical senators, and touted his deregulatory agenda

Uniting For A Green New Deal

January 15, 2019

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese / Popular Resistance. Support is growing in the United States for a Green New Deal. Though there are competing visions for what that looks like, essentially, a Green New Deal includes a rapid transition to a clean energy economy, a jobs program and a stronger social safety net. We…

Over 600 Groups Call for a Green New Deal

Over 600 Groups Call for a Green New Deal

January 10, 2019

Tom Goldtooth of Indigenous Environmental Network says that a Green New Deal must reject corporate takeover and center indigenous and frontline communities

Water Rate Hike Sparks Questions About Accountability

Water Rate Hike Sparks Questions About Accountability

January 10, 2019

Baltimore approves another 30% increase to water bills over the next three years despite demands for city—and corporate—accountability

Bill McKibben: The Fossil Fuel Industry Has Money, But We Have Movements

Bill McKibben: The Fossil Fuel Industry Has Money, But We Have Movements

January 9, 2019

At the Sanders Institute Gathering, Bill McKibben says that a Green New Deal must address climate change, immigration, and unemployment, or we’re headed “if not to Hell, then to a place with a very similar temperature.”

Legislators Reintroduce Bill to Save People from Losing Homes Over Water Bills

Legislators Reintroduce Bill to Save People from Losing Homes Over Water Bills

January 8, 2019

Senator Mary Washington and Delegate Nick Mosby reintroduced the Water Taxpayer Protection Act to protect Baltimoreans from losing their homes and churches over high and inaccurate water bills

2018: A Year of Climate Devastation and Resistance

2018: A Year of Climate Devastation and Resistance

December 25, 2018

TRNN revisits the the apocalyptic extreme weather, dire reports, and resistance to climate inaction we saw in 2018. Help us make real climate news in 2019

100 Young Climate Activists Storm Capitol Hill Demanding A Green New Deal

Young Climate Activists Storm Capitol Hill Demanding A Green New Deal

December 11, 2018

Over 140 were arrested in protests calling for Democratic leaders to create a plan to decarbonize the economy

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

Making Global Climate Change Local

Making Global Climate Change Local

December 7, 2018

At the Sanders Institute Gathering, Abdul El-Sayed, the runner-up in Michigan’s Democratic 2018 governor’s race primary, talks about how to bridge fights for environmental health and justice with the global fight to reduce carbon emissions