refineries

A New ‘Cancer Alley’ for Appalachia

February 19, 2018

The Trump administration, the Chinese government, and major petrochemical companies are moving forward with a new multibillion-dollar petrochemical hub in Appalachia. The project raises health and environmental concerns, and suffers from serious conflict of interest problems, journalist Steve Horn reports

From Pipelines to Peladeau – Canadian Report

March 20, 2014

Yves Engler and Linda Solomon Wood discuss native resistance to tar sands pipeline and media mogul Pierre Karl Peladeau running as candidate for the Parti Quebecois

‘Climate Hubs’ A Good Step But Obama’s Policies Still Leading to Climate Disaster

February 5, 2014

Renowned climate scientist Michael Mann says its necessary for the Obama administration help farmers deal with climate change, but moving forward forward the Keystone XL, it will be the worst decision of his presidency and could bring the planet closer to climate disaster

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

February 3, 2014
Jeffrey Sachs: The State Department’s Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL pipeline brings humanity one stop closer to climate disaster

With Keystone XL Delayed, Trans-Canada Sets Eyes on “Energy East”

August 12, 2013

Yves Engler: Environmental and indigenous rights groups rightfully concerned about Trans-Canada’s proposed “Energy East” pipeline

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

Greg Palast

January 7, 2013
Greg Palast: Koch brothers could save two billion dollars a year if they can replace Venezuelan heavy crude crude with Canadian tar sands – one of the dirtiest sources of carbon emissions on the planet

Fossil Fuel

December 5, 2012
James Boyce: Burning fossil fuels not only climate threat but pollutants from process killing people