environmental policy

What is Pompeo’s Agenda as Secretary of State? Ask the Highest Bidder

April 12, 2018

Senate confirmation hearings are underway for CIA Director Mike Pompeo. The fact that Pompeo–an opportunistic climate-denier with ties to the GMO lobby, fossil fuel industry, and the billionaire Koch brothers–is poised to become the U.S.’s top diplomat is “very scary,” says Wenonah Hauter of Food and Water Watch

Activists Crash Press Conference to Challenge Trudeau on Climate Policy

November 22, 2017

Former Trudeau supporters Hayley Zacks and Jake Hubley were arrested after confronting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his support of the Alberta tar sands and approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, despite posturing as a ‘climate crusader’

Top 100 Greenhouse Gas Polluters Uncovered

June 10, 2013

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

Inequality and the Environment

February 25, 2013

Part 2. James Boyce: In places where the income gap is greatest, the environment is more degraded for everyone

Obama Supports Clean and Dirty Energy

February 19, 2013

Bob Pollin: President Obama can’t possibly meet carbon emission targets he set and still support increased oil, natural gas and coal production

Does a Higher Minimum Wage Reduce Jobs?

February 19, 2013
Bob Pollin on the theory that a higher minimum wage will reduce jobs available to young people entering the work force and won’t reduce poverty

The Ugly Canadian

November 15, 2012
Yves Engler: The Canadian Harper government actively interferes in the affairs of other countries on behalf of mining companies registered in Canada