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Thousands to Rally for Climate, Jobs and Justice

September 6, 2018

San Francisco organizer Antonio Diaz and New Orleans organizer Anne Rolfes say that people will take to the streets on September 8 because rhetoric is not enough to fight the climate crisis

DNC Reverses Ban on Accepting Fossil Fuel Industry Money

August 16, 2018

DNC Chair Tom Perez reversed an agreement to ban accepting money from the fossil fuel industry that created a firestorm of protests, we speak with Janet Redman, climate change director at Greenpeace

How to prevent cooling from warming up the world

July 23, 2018

DW. Air conditioners and other cooling devices are critical for millions of people worldwide, particularly with rising temperatures. But while these appliances can save lives, they’re also big contributors to global warming.   On hot days, many of us automatically turn on the air conditioner or reach for a cold drink from the fridge without thinking twice…

Kids Take to the Streets in DC to Demand Climate Action

July 22, 2018

Youth from across the country marched on Washington and lobbied electeds to break ties with the fossil fuel industry and preserve their future

Save the Birds, Kill the Planet: Interior Attacks Wind Turbines in Push for Fossil Fuels

March 10, 2018

While pledging the administration’s dedication to the fossil fuel industry, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke made the inaccurate but oft-cited claim that turbines kill 750,000 birds a year. Scott Edwards of Food & Water Watch discusses the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure and states’ efforts to pass climate regulations in the absence of federal laws

Trump’s Monumental Betrayal: Public Antiquities Gutted for Oil Industry

March 9, 2018

Not only did Trump shrink the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, but the president’s announcement came on the heels of one of the rarest finds of Triassic-period fossils, in an area which will now be excluded from protection

Confronting Trudeau on Climate Lies and Kinder Morgan Pipeline

February 13, 2018

TRNN speaks with Clayton Thomas-Muller, an indigenous and environmental activist who challenged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s pro-pipeline rhetoric during the PM’s cross-country town hall tour

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

As U.S. Child Asthma Rates Soar, EPA Fights for Big Coal’s Agenda

December 2, 2017

The Founder and CEO of GreenLatinos, Mark Magana, discusses why he testified at the EPA’s Clean Power Plan repeal hearing and how Latino children are 40% more likely to die from asthma in the U.S.

Dangerous Climate Change is Here and Worse to Come, Major Report Warns

November 28, 2017

Contributing author to the report for the US Congress, Columbia University climate scientist, Dr. Radley Horton says more extreme weather events will be more common if U.S. doesn’t curb use of fossil fuel