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Can GDP Growth and Carbon Emissions be Delinked?

April 11, 2016

Nate Aden of the World Resource Institute identifies 21 countries that succeeded in maintaining economic growth while also decreasing carbon emissions – can this feat be replicated elsewhere?

Chris Hedges Interviews Noam Chomsky

June 17, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges speaks with Professor Noam Chomsky about working-class resistance during the Industrial Revolution, propaganda, and the historical role played by intellectuals in times of war

NASA Climate Predictions Show Serious Threat To Humanity

March 11, 2014

Dahr Jamail says that though some journalists avoid linking weather patterns to climate change, global warming still exists

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

From Capital Punishment to Guns, Old Fears Weigh Like a Nightmare on Today’s Debate

May 8, 2013

Stephen John Hartnett (author of Executing Democracy): The roots of today’s debate about capital punishment, prisons and guns goes back to pre-civil war religious ideas that slaves must be terrorized and God must be appeased

Mutual Interest Hidden Beneath Apple and Samsung Legal Struggle

March 17, 2013

Both companies benefit from turning patents into a bulwark against innovation, the general public pays the price when two corporations divide the market between them