Posted in #Climate #TheRealNews Baltimore Blue Water Baltimore Clean Water Action climate crisis dharna noor sewage

Baltimoreans Demand Answers as Shit Piles Up

The city has used just 2% of their allotted funds to help residents experiencing sewage backups. Baltimore City Council held an investigative hearing to grill…

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Posted in #ClimateCrisis #TheRealNews 2020 elections Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez AOC bernie sanders dharna noor Donald Trump Elizabeth Warren Green New Deal iowa iowa caucus Jaisal Noor Naomi Klein Sunrise Movement

Thousands Rally with Bernie Sanders and AOC at Iowa Climate Summit

The day after he held the biggest Iowa rally of the election cycle, Sanders held a climate summit in Des Moines. TRNN’s Dharna Noor and…

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Posted in #California #Climate #TheRealNews climate crisis Democracy Collaborative dharna noor energy democracy Getty Fire Johanna Bozuwa Kincade Fire New Economy next system project public utility wildfires

PG&E Blackouts Spur Calls for Public Ownership

PG&E cut power to millions throughout California this month as fires blaze across the state. The move has prompted many to call to municipalize the…

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Posted in #Climate #ExxonKnew #TheRealNews Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Baltimore BP climate crisis dharna noor Exxon shell

Congress Holds Hearing on Big Oil’s War on Climate Science

Congress just held their first ever hearing on the fossil fuel industry’s history of climate denial. “The evidence seems overwhelming that for decades, the oil…

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How Would Sanders Give Workers Power?

Bernie Sanders has a new plan to transfer corporate shares and board seats to workers. Bill Black describes what’s included—and what’s not. The post How…

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Posted in #California #TheRealNews climate change climate crisis David Jette dharna noor New Economy Public Bank LA Public Banking

California Legalizes Public Banking

Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill that lets municipalities sponsor public banks, and Los Angeles’ City Council is creating a proposal for one. David Jette…

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Posted in #Climate #TheRealNews climate crisis dharna noor Indigenous Indonesia reforestation

Youth Indigenous Activist Speaks on Deforestation in Indonesia

14-year-old Kynan Degar explains how the palm oil industry harms indigenous Indonesian communities through deforestation—an interview at the United Nations Climate Action Summit. The post…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate change climate crisis covering climate now dharna noor Greta Thunberg UN Climate Action Summit United Nations Youth Climate Strike

‘Betrayal’: U.N. Climate Summit Falls Short of Greta Thunberg’s Demands

Greta Thunberg opened the United Nations Climate Action Summit with a damning message. “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words,…

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Posted in #Climate #TheRealNews climate change climate crisis covering climate now Designing A Green New Deal dharna noor essays Green New Deal Mary Annaise Heglar National Resources Defense Council NRDC Taylor Hebden writing

Changing the Narrative on Climate Change

At the first Designing A Green New Deal conference, essayist Mary Annaïse Heglar explains the role of storytelling and emotion in the fight for climate…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate crisis covering climate now dharna noor Green New Deal Jane McAlevey labor strikes Taylor Hebden

Raising Expectations (And Lowering Carbon Emissions)

At the first Designing A Green New Deal conference, labor and environmental organizer Jane McAlevey explains what strikes, war, and globalization have to do with…

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Posted in #Climate #TheRealNews climate change covering climate now dharna noor Dimitri Lascaris Steve Horn

Covering Climate Now

Public awareness of the climate crisis has turned a corner. More people than ever understand not only that it’s real and human-caused, but also that…

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Posted in #Climate #Socialism #TheRealNews Bahamas Christian Parenti climate crisis climate justice climate refugees dharna noor ecosocialism Green New Deal Hurricane Dorian Tropic of Chaos

Hurricane Dorian Shows the Need to Fund Climate Adaptation

President Trump says Bahamian refugees seeking refuge in the United States need proper documentation because some of them are “very bad people.” Scholar Christian Parenti…

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Posted in #Alaska #Climate #TheRealNews Cameron Granadino climate crisis development dharna noor Indigenous logging mining Osprey Orielle Lake Tongass Tongass National Forest Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network

Indigenous Leaders Fight To Save America’s Largest National Forest

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…

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Posted in #Climate #Hurricane #TheRealNews Bahamas climate change climate crisis dharna noor Extreme Weather Hurricane Dorian ReEarth Sam Duncombe

Bahamian Environmental Advocate Calls for Global Climate Action

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…

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Posted in #Climate #TheRealNews climate change climate crisis dharna noor Extreme Weather greenpeace Hurricane Dorian Jack Shapiro storm

Hurricane Dorian Ravages the Bahamas

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…

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Posted in @GrimKim #TheRealNews climate change climate crisis dharna noor Kim Kelly labor Labor Day organized labor Teen Vogue unions

Why Does Teen Vogue Need a Labor Column?

Teen Vogue labor reporter Kim Kelly talks about writing about labor for glossy magazines, reporting on direct action, how unions should respond to the climate…

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Posted in #Climate #Fracking #TheRealNews climate change climate crisis dharna noor Donald Trump earthworks environmental regulations greenhouse gas emissions Lauren Pagel methane natural gas oil industry

Trump Administration Proposes Methane Regulations Rollback

Even major oil and gas companies favored the Obama-era regulations on the potent greenhouse gas, says EarthWorks’ Lauren Pagel The post Trump Administration Proposes Methane…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate debate Democratic Party dharna noor DNC Green New Deal Sunrise Movement Taylor Hebden Tom Perez

DNC Kills Climate Debate Compromise

Days after rejecting the proposal to sanction debate focused on the climate crisis, the DNC voted 222-137 against allowing candidates to participate in even a…

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Posted in #Solar #TheRealNews dharna noor Dustin Mulvaney environmental justice Green New Deal mining rare minerals renewable energy solar power Steve Horn

Solar Energy Is Renewable, But Is It Environmentally Just (1/2)

Dustin Mulvaney speaks about his new book which explores the complex environmental and social impacts of the global solar industry The post Solar Energy Is…

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Posted in #Solar #TheRealNews dharna noor Dustin Mulvaney environmental justice Green New Deal mining rare minerals renewable energy solar power Steve Horn

The Land Politics of Solar Energy (2/2)

In part 2 of his interview on his new book, Dustin Mulvaney examines the complicated environmental impact—and political economy—of U.S. solar projects, and explains his…

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DNC Rejects Call for a Climate Debate

Democratic National Committee (DNC) officials reversed the previous ban on candidates participating in non-sanctioned climate forums, but Carmen Bouquin of the Sunrise Movement says that’s…

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