Environment

Are the UN Climate Talks Enough?

Are the UN Climate Talks Enough?

December 14, 2018

As COP24 comes to a close, Greenpeace’s Cassady Craighill says advocates are pushing world leaders to do more than Paris Climate Accord demands—and to listen to frontline communities

100 Young Climate Activists Storm Capitol Hill Demanding A Green New Deal

Young Climate Activists Storm Capitol Hill Demanding A Green New Deal

December 11, 2018

Over 140 were arrested in protests calling for Democratic leaders to create a plan to decarbonize the economy

We Can’t Separate Climate Justice from Opposing Militarism

We Can’t Separate Climate Justice from Opposing Militarism

December 10, 2018

At the conclusion of the Sanders Institute Gathering, RoseAnn De Moro, John Cusack and Bob Pollin discuss the key policy ideas coming out of the sessions, with host Paul Jay

Roger Waters: Neoliberalism Is Fueling the Flames of Fascism (Pt 1/2)

vRoger Waters: Neoliberalism Is Fueling the Flames of Fascism

December 8, 2018
After performing in Brazil, Roger Waters discusses the rise of Jair Bolsonaro and the Murder of Marielle Franco
Global Carbon Emissions Set to Hit Record High in 2018

Global Carbon Emissions Set to Hit Record High in 2018

December 7, 2018

From COP24 in Poland, Greenpeace USA’s Naomi Ages says that carbon emissions are set to rise by 2.7% in 2018 due to more coal use in Asia, and that to combat this trend nations need to do more than what they agreed to in the 2015 Paris Accord

Making Global Climate Change Local

Making Global Climate Change Local

December 7, 2018

At the Sanders Institute Gathering, Abdul El-Sayed, the runner-up in Michigan’s Democratic 2018 governor’s race primary, talks about how to bridge fights for environmental health and justice with the global fight to reduce carbon emissions

Will Green Growth Save Puerto Rico?

Will Green Growth Save Puerto Rico?

December 6, 2018

The people of Puerto Rico are facing severe austerity measures; a new study, Austerity Versus Green Growth for Puerto Rico, presents a way out of the debt spiral says Professor Robert Pollin

Massive Class Action Launched Against Canada’s Trudeau Government for Failure to Address Climate Crisis

Massive Class Action Launched Against Canada’s Trudeau Government for Failure to Address Climate Crisis

November 29, 2018

Catherine Gauthier of ENvironnement JEUnesse says Justin Trudeau’s government has failed to take meaningful action on climate change

Counting the Drops: Climate Change and The Colorado River

Counting the Drops: Climate Change and The Colorado River

November 29, 2018

In the midst of a prolonged drought, Arizona’s cities have found ways to adapt to low water reserves and put tight water management programs in place, in order to ensure future reserves