Environment

‘Our House Is Still on Fire,’ Warns Greta Thunberg at Davos

January 21, 2020

Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

Climate Activists Sound Alarm on Mediterranean Natural Gas Pipelines

January 21, 2020

Activists say the environmental risks of natural gas drilling are being ignored in the rush to challenge Russia’s control of the European energy market.

CLEAN Future Act Is ‘Shameful’ and ‘Greenwashing,’ say Climate Justice Groups

January 14, 2020

Democrats’ CLEAN Future Act calls for “net zero” carbon emissions by 2050 but doesn’t require a fossil fuel industry phaseout. Critics say the bill lacks ambition and ignores the short timeline for radical action dictated by climate science.

Australian Wildfires Prove Denying Climate Change Won’t Save You From It

January 9, 2020

Climate scientist Michael Mann is in Australia, where the bushfire crisis is unfolding in real time. He says voters there need to look for ‘climate hawks’ who can counteract the climate-denying policies of politicians like current prime minister Scott Morrison.

25 People and 1 Billion Animals Are Dead from Australia’s Bushfires

January 7, 2020

Australia’s climate-denying prime minister has already called in emergency responders to battle the wildfire crisis. But fire season hasn’t peaked yet, and scientists are warning that the country’s own policies are part of the feedback loop driving their unprecedented crisis.

Australia, Your Country Is Burning – Dangerous Climate Change Is Here With You Now

January 7, 2020

I am a climate scientist on holiday in the Blue Mountains, watching climate change in action.

Fossil Fuel Industry Shifts from Climate Denial to “Youthwashing”

December 31, 2019

For decades, the fossil fuel industry funded climate change denial campaigns aimed toward young people to sow seeds of doubt on climate science. As the climate crisis has worsened, it has made a subtle shift to what critics call “youthwashing.”.

Year in Climate Crisis: Fossil Fuels Expansion, Scary Science and Global Activism

December 26, 2019

The Real News Network’s Steve Horn and Dimitri Lascaris talk about the 2019’s biggest climate stories.

After Democrats Push Bill to Send Fracked Gas to EU, Trump Includes in Budget

December 26, 2019

The European Energy Security and Diversification Act, legislation offering $1B to promote sending U.S. fracked gas to EU countries, was inserted into the federal budget bill signed into law by President Donald Trump. Democrats invoked “Russiagate” in their PR push for the bill.

Democrats Invoke Russiagate to Advance Bill Lobbied for by Big Oil

December 20, 2019

Two bills that would allow the United States to expand its fossil fuel infrastructure in the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) countries have advanced to the the Senate—and Democrats backing them have invoked “Russiagate” to push them through.