greenhouse gases

Col. Larry Wilkerson: Pentagon Plans for Climate Change Despite White House

April 10, 2018

A recent report from the World Bank says that climate change could displace as many as 143 million people by 2050, generating geopolitical instability and posing new threats to national security. Can the Pentagon properly manage the threats with a climate denialist in the White House? We speak to Col. Larry Wilkerson

Electric Power Companies Top the List of Greenhouse Gas Emitters

March 2, 2018

The top three companies on the newest edition of PERI’s Greenhouse 100 Index are all electric power generators, and they’re responsible for a full five percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, says researcher Michael Ash

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’

Scrapping the Clean Power Plan Won’t Bring Back Coal

October 10, 2017

EPA chief Scott Pruitt declared ‘the war on coal is over,’ but the loss of coal jobs had nothing to do with the Clean Power Plan, and repealing it is simply a ‘shameful giveaway to profit-driven polluters,’ says Food & Water Watch’s Wenonah Hauter

Trump Moves to Repeal Climate Rules Despite Extreme Weather

October 7, 2017

The Trump administration is set to rescind the regulations, which aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power stations, despite a scientific consensus linking recent devastating storms to climate change

People Power Defeats an Oil Pipeline in Canada

October 5, 2017

Indigenous and environmental groups are celebrating TransCanada’s cancellation of the Energy East tar sands pipeline, and setting their sights on the next fight

Climate Change

August 28, 2017
Leading expert on the climate denier playbook, Naomi Oreskes, discusses her groundbreaking new study and larger story of disinformation and doubt about climate change that has been promoted in U.S. for almost three decades

How Much Will Methane From Thawing Permafrost Speed Up Global Warming?

August 6, 2017

Methane “seeps” on the tundra may be more problematic than previously thought, according to a new report co-authored by Torsten Sachs, a researcher at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences in Germany

Saying Goodbye to Glaciers’: The Impact of Glacier Retreat

July 21, 2017

About half of the glaciers in Switzerland are expected to disappear in the next 25 years, and about 70% of the ice volume in Canada and in the Canadian Rockies will likely be gone by 2100, says University of Colorado research scientist Twila Moon

Rising Sea Levels Put Coastal Cities At Risk

July 20, 2017

With the current rate of sea level rise roughly twice as fast as it was over the course of the 20th century, coastal cities should brace for more flooding, says climate policy scholar Robert Kopp