greenhouse gas

Livestock Industry Greatly Underestimates Carbon Emissions, Endangering Paris Climate Agreement

June 11, 2018

By greatly underestimating their greenhouse gas emissions, the livestock industry is placing the Paris Climate Agreement in jeopardy because we do not know just how big an impact this industry is having on climate change

US People’s Delegation Defies Trump at Bonn Climate Summit

November 13, 2017

Thanu Yakupitiyage of 350.org and Katia R. Aviles-Vazquez of It Takes Roots report from Bonn, Germany on the People’s Climate Summit, and how grassroots groups are confronting the U.S.’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement

Is Waiting for Coal Jobs a Mistake?

November 12, 2017

President Trump has repeatedly promised to bring back coal jobs, and as a result, some miners are holding off on retraining programs. But is there a future for coal? We speak to economist Bob Pollin of PERI

Climate Emergency: Greenhouse Gas Levels Surge to Historic Levels

November 1, 2017

A new report from the World Meteorological Organization shows that concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surged at an unprecedented speed in 2016 to the highest level in 800,000 years

Jerry Brown: Climate Champion or Big Oil Ally?

July 12, 2017

California Gov. Jerry Brown poses as an anti-Trump climate-change savior, but his policies support Big Oil’s agenda, says Adam Scow, California director at Food & Water Watch

Will Trump’s Plan to Roll Back Fuel Economy Regulations Help American Autoworkers?

March 18, 2017

Retired General Motors employee Frank Hammer and Sierra Club’s Andrew Linhardt say that high efficiency standards lead to job creation while stabilizing greenhouse gas emissions from cars that contribute to climate change

Supreme Court Deals a Blow to Climate Change Efforts

February 11, 2016

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court favored a coalition of states and energy companies when it stayed Obama’s rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions, mainly from coal

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

August 4, 2014
Greenpeace’s Joe Smyth and journalist Steve Horn discuss whether EPA’s plan to cut 30 percent of emissions by 2030 will have a significant impact on climate change when coal is being shipped overseas

SCOTUS Ruling Limits EPA Regulatory Power

June 24, 2014

Public Justice executive director Paul Bland and EcoWatch founder Stefanie Spear explain why SCOTUS ruling is being claimed as a victory by environmentalists and the coal industry alike

New EPA Rules Are a Boon for Fossil Fuel Industry

June 12, 2014

Based in West Virginia, Bob Kincaid and Cathy Kunkel explain how new proposed emissions standards do nothing to address the toxic dust, poisonous water which affect Appalachian communities