green economy

Defending the Climate in the Age of Trump

March 25, 2017

Centre for Sustainable Economy’s Ted Gleichman says we need to see the fossil fuel industry as a rogue industry that can no longer be considered just another normal part of the economy

When It Comes to Job Creation, Renewable Energy Outshines Fossil Fuels

December 19, 2016

Shifting from a brown to a green economy could reduce the unemployment rate and create jobs throughout the country, says PERI’s Heidi Garrett-Peltier

‘Managed Decline’ of Fossil Fuel Projects Needed to Meet Goals of Paris Climate Agreement

September 29, 2016

A new report by Oil Change International calls for an end to both the expansion of fossil fuel industry and new fossil fuel infrastructure

Reducing Carbon Emissions Won’t Halt Economic Growth

March 18, 2016

PERI’s Robert Pollin says that at COP21, officials missed the opportunity to promote investment in the green economy, which would reduce poverty by creating jobs

Former Bolivian UN Ambassador: COP21 Draft Text Shows Plans to Further Commodify Nature

December 9, 2015

TRNN correspondent Dimitri Lascaris talks to former UN Ambassador of Bolivia Pablo Solon, who says the final Paris agreement is headed towards the creation of carbon markets with terms to be settled in future COP meetings

Obama’s Energy Plan Cannot Seriously Address The Impending Climate Crisis

January 29, 2014

Janet Redman: The green energy plan outlined by Obama is full of too many contradictions, such as calling for the end of subsidies to coal and oil companies while facilitating the expansion of fossil fuel facilities

Documentary Exposes US Role in Iraq Sectarian Conflict

March 13, 2013

The full documentary can be viewed on the Guardian web site. James Steele: America’s mystery man in Iraq – video