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Protesters Disrupt Governor's Task Force on Climate and Forests

Protesters Disrupt Governor’s Task Force on Climate and Forests

September 13, 2018

The task force was created to use carbon credits to fight climate change and deforestation, but protesters say the program harms Indigenous people and doesn’t curb emissions

Trump Boasts Support for Climate Disaster Victims as FEMA Abandons Them

February 1, 2018

Among the many falsehoods in Trump’s first State of the Union speech was a line about how the government wouldn’t abandon climate disaster survivors. Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food and Water Watch, rips apart the lies.

Puerto Rico’s New Power Struggle: Privatization

January 24, 2018

Four months after Hurricane Maria and with close to half of its residents still without power, Puerto Rico has announced it will privatize its debt-ridden public electric utility, PREPA. We speak to Petra Bartosiewicz of Harper’s Magazine

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

Trump Goes to Puerto Rico

October 3, 2017

Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, President Trump came to the island with bizarre comments and paper towels.

Climate Change

August 30, 2017
While ‘some of the city may return to normal, an entire different section just won’t have that capacity,’ says organizer Yvette Arellano

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

October 17, 2013
Heavy rains have overwhelmed containment tankers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant

Japan

October 17, 2013
Heavy rains have overwhelmed containment tankers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant

Colorado’s Biblical Floods Linked To Climate Change

September 18, 2013

Pt1: Subhankar Banerjee: The media has utterly failed its responsibility to inform the public of the link between climate change and worsening natural disasters

Inequality and the Environment

February 25, 2013

Part 2. James Boyce: In places where the income gap is greatest, the environment is more degraded for everyone