green energy

Alec Ross: Hogan Failing Maryland on Climate, Education, and Jobs

June 14, 2018

The Maryland Gubernatorial candidate says Hogan wants to carry out Betsy DeVos’s agenda on public schools, has failed to uplift areas like Baltimore, or create green jobs

Activists Say Zero Waste is Not a Pipe Dream (2/2)

Activists Say Zero Waste is Not a Pipe Dream (2/2)

May 25, 2018

In the second part of their interview, representatives from Energy Justice Network describe concrete steps Baltimore could take to move toward zero waste

What Happened to Trump’s Trade War With China?

November 14, 2017

Despite all his posturing, President Donald Trump’s maiden trip to China was mostly just symbolic, says author and scholar Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Clean Energy is a ‘Powerful Engine of Job Opportunity’

October 13, 2017

Contrary to what EPA chief Scott Pruitt says, investing in clean energy ‘is an enormous source of job creation relative to maintaining our fossil fuel economy,’ says economist Bob Pollin

Lawmakers and Advocates Call for Lowering Toxic Emissions from Local Incinerator

September 29, 2017

Critics say the lax emission limits allow the incinerator to emit over 1,000 tons of dangerous Nitrous Oxides a year

A Just Transition for Fossil Fuels Workers is Possible

October 24, 2016

TRNN Replay: PERI co-director Bob Pollin describes his plan that guarantees pensions and wages, shifts workers out of the industry through retirement rather than job losses, and helps the country meet the UN climate goals

The Limits and Missed Opportunities of Obama’s Energy Legacy

January 13, 2016

Professor Chris Williams and DeSmogBlog’s Steve Horne challenge the grandiose claims made by Obama in the State of the Union address

Obama in Africa

June 26, 2013
Daphne Wysham: President moves in the right direction on carbon emissions and Keystone XL pipeline but disappoints on the promotion of fracking

Privatizing Europe

March 21, 2013
Nick Buxton: A massive European fire sale is one way finance is using the crisis to entrench neo-liberalism

Fueling the Food Crisis

October 4, 2012

Tim A. Wise: Bio-fuels are driving up the price of food everywhere and costing developing countries billions