Environment

The Doubt Machine: Inside the Koch Brothers’ War on Climate Science

May 23, 2018

Narrated by esteemed actor Emma Thompson, the documentary “The Doubt Machine: Inside the Koch Brothers’ War on Climate Science” reveals how the Koch Brothers have used their vast wealth to ensure the American political system takes no action on climate change, and are attempting to buy the 2016 Congressional elections

Real Media: Hot Off The Press, The Third Degree

Real Media: Hot Off The Press, The Third Degree

May 14, 2018

In collaboration with DeSmog, Real Media takes on #ShellKnew – an unfolding story of Shell’s awareness of its impact on climate change and how it has managed its image through PR as being a green socially responsible company, and the Trade Secrets Act which gives more rights to corporations above journalists and whistleblowers

Atmospheric CO2 Concentration at Highest Level in 800,000 Years

May 13, 2018

Carbon dioxide – the main atmospheric greenhouse gas – reached 410 parts per million in April, for the first time in recorded history. The connection to global warming is undeniable, but emissions have plateaued, which means that we can still reverse this trend, says climate scientist Michael Mann

Can Carbon Pricing Reduce CO2 Emissions?

Can Carbon Pricing Reduce CO2 Emissions?

May 10, 2018

What is carbon pricing, how is it different from carbon emissions permits, and could such a policy reduce carbon dioxide emissions sufficiently to slow down global warming? We discuss these and many other questions with James Boyce of the Political Economy Research Institute

'Poison Papers': US and Canadian Regulators Colluded with Manufacturers of Highly Toxic

‘Poison Papers’: US and Canadian Regulators Colluded with Manufacturers of Highly Toxic

May 3, 2018

Dr. Jonathan Latham explains how the EPA and Canada’s Health Protection Branch concealed fraudulent tests of dangerous pesticides

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's 'Days Are Numbered' for Ethics Violations

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s ‘Days Are Numbered’ for Ethics Violations

April 25, 2018

The ethics violations of Scott Pruitt keep mounting and now he has become too toxic for even the White House, says Todd Paglia, executive director of Stand Earth

Global Warming’s Impact on Ocean Currents to Amplify Sea Level Rise

April 19, 2018

A new study shows that the Atlantic’s currents have weakened due to global warming and are closer to catastrophic collapse than any time in the last 1,600 years, which could cause rapid sea level rise on the East Coast of North America. One of the study’s lead authors explains

Major Banks Ramp Up Fossil Fuel Financing Despite Climate Crisis

April 10, 2018

A recent report, “Banking on Climate Change 2018,” finds major banks increased fossil fuel financing to $115 Billion in 2017–up 11% from the year before–even though it was the costliest year on record for climate-related disasters. We speak to lead author Alison Kirsch of the Rainforest Action Network

Col. Larry Wilkerson: Pentagon Plans for Climate Change Despite White House

April 10, 2018

A recent report from the World Bank says that climate change could displace as many as 143 million people by 2050, generating geopolitical instability and posing new threats to national security. Can the Pentagon properly manage the threats with a climate denialist in the White House? We speak to Col. Larry Wilkerson

Louisiana Bill Aims To Hypercriminalize Pipeline Protests

April 6, 2018
In part two, civil rights lawyer Bill Quigley says the bill is meant to intimidate protesters, but “it’s not going to stop the people who are really dedicated.”