Environment

Puerto Rico's Government Was Warned Climate Catastrophe Was Coming, But Didn't Listen

Puerto Rico’s Government Was Warned Climate Catastrophe Was Coming, But Didn’t Listen

March 20, 2019

Environmental activist Juan Rosario says that, after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico must do more to transition to renewable energy

Kids Around the World Cut Class for Climate Justice

Kids Around the World Cut Class for Climate Justice

March 16, 2019

Students in over 100 countries skipped school and took to the streets to demand serious climate policy from world leaders

Youth Climate Strike Brings Thousands to Streets of London

March 15, 2019

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor speaks to some of the 5,000 youth that marched in London, England

Most US Coal Ash Sites are Contaminating Nearby Groundwater

Most US Coal Ash Sites are Contaminating Nearby Groundwater

March 14, 2019

Coal ash is contaminating water across the nation with toxic chemicals—and Maryland is home to to one of the most polluting sites, according to a new study

Baltimore Incinerator Could Lose Green Subsidies

Baltimore Incinerator Could Lose Green Subsidies (UPDATED)

March 13, 2019

Maryland lawmakers are considering legislation that would strip Baltimore’s incinerator of millions of dollars in renewable energy subsidies

Eight States Have Proposed Bills in 2019 Hyper-Criminalizing Pipeline Protest

Eight States Have Proposed Bills in 2019 Hyper-Criminalizing Pipeline Protest

March 8, 2019

The bills, lobbied for by oil and gas trade groups, have common parents: the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and Council of State Governments (CSG)

City Passes Law That Could Shutter Massive Trash Incinerator

City Passes Law That Could Shutter Massive Trash Incinerator

March 7, 2019

Baltimore Mayor Pugh signed the Clean Air Act into law. It will force the city’s trash incinerator to drastically lower emissions—or shut down

The Climate Denier Enablers

Bernie Sanders Town Hall with Jacqueline Luqman - Eugene Puryear - Norman Solomon and host Paul Jay

March 6, 2019
Are the leaders of the Democratic Party paying lip service about climate change and creating conditions for a climate denier President to ignore the crisis? – with Jacqueline Luqman, Eugene Puryear, Norman Solomon and host Paul Jay
Study: Loss of Stratocumulus Clouds Could Precipitate Extreme Global Warming

Study: Loss of Stratocumulus Clouds Could Precipitate Extreme Global Warming

March 6, 2019

Professor Tapio Schneider discusses a new study examining the relationship between stratocumulus cloud formation and high levels of atmospheric CO2

Insect Apocalypse: New Study Reveals Stunning Decline in Insect Populations

Insect Apocalypse: New Study Reveals Stunning Decline in Insect Populations

March 5, 2019

Dr. Francisco Sanchez-Bayo explains that, if current trends persist, insects could be essentially wiped out within 100 years