Environment

“Flim Flam” Biofuels Company Wants to Buy the Largest East Coast Oil Refinery 

“Flim Flam” Biofuels Company Wants to Buy the Largest East Coast Oil Refinery 

September 11, 2019

SG Preston is seeking to buy Philadelphia Energy Solutions, which has gone bankrupt and laid off its workers without severance pay or health care. It has never opened a facility, with a history of bilking those it owes money.

Indigenous Leaders Fight To Save America's Largest National Forest

Indigenous Leaders Fight To Save America’s Largest National Forest

September 10, 2019

The Trump administration wants to open millions of acres of Alaskan forest for mining, logging, and development. Osprey Orielle Lake of Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network explains how activists are trying to make sure that doesn’t happen

Mozambique's Farmers Face Food Crisis

Mozambique’s Farmers Face Food Crisis

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September 6, 2019

Several months after a devastating cyclone hit Mozambique, farmers are still reeling from the losses to their crops. Food prices have risen dramatically and millions of people continue to rely on emergency aid

Climate Forum Shows Candidates' Key Differences

Climate Forum Shows Candidates' Key Differences

September 5, 2019
At CNN's seven-hour climate town hall, ten Democratic candidates disagreed about fracking, nuclear power, and how much to fund the Pentagon. TRNN's Marc Steiner, Dharna Noor, and Steve Horn discuss.

Climate Organizers Aren’t Letting Candidates Off the Hook

September 5, 2019

CNN’s seven-hour town hall was far from perfect, but it was the best climate conversation we’ve had yet—and it would never have happened without youth-led movements.

Bahamian Environmental Advocate Calls for Global Climate Action

Bahamian Environmental Advocate Calls for Global Climate Action

September 4, 2019

Hurricane Dorian has destroyed entire communities in Abaco and Grand Bahama. ReEarth’s Sam Duncombe says if the US—and Bahamian—governments don’t take climate action, storms will get even deadlier

Hurricane Dorian Ravages the Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian Ravages the Bahamas

September 4, 2019

The climate crisis has increased the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events like Hurricane Dorian. Storms like this one are why we must raise our political expectations, says Greenpeace’s Jack Shapiro

Extinction Rebellion Stages Liverpool Protest for Climate Action

Extinction Rebellion Stages Liverpool Protest for Climate Action

September 4, 2019

The rapidly-growing movement blocked roads to push the UK government to act on the climate crisis (contributed to TRNN by Merlin Norbury)