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Pollution Rises As China Ends COVID-19 Shutdown

As China’s economy reopens, old pollution trends are reappearing. It’s a cautionary tale for other countries as they end stay-at-home orders. The post Pollution Rises…

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As Oil Price Plummets, Call to Nationalize Industry Rises

The price of oil dropped below zero, prompting new subsidies from the Federal Reserve. Progressive voices in the U.S. and Canada have a different idea:…

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Fossil Fuel Industry Shifts from Climate Denial to “Youthwashing”

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…

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A Green New Deal for Public Housing Is Key to a Carbon-Free Future

One of the architects of GND for Housing and an organizer from US Gulf communities talk about the politically transformative movement that could unite the…

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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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How Useful Is Modern Money Theory for Developing Countries?

MMT is gaining traction among progressives as an option for paying for massive government spending projects such as the Green New Deal. Even if it…

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GOP Lobbyists Behind Gas Industry ‘Empowerment Alliance’ Oppose Green New Deal

Photo Credit: Nicholas A. Tonelli | Wikimedia Commons There is a new group in support of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and in opposition to the Green…

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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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The Modern Day Scramble for Africa

From the US to China to Israel to Russia, governments are positioning resources – both civilian and military – in various African nations for various…

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4 Million People Strike for Climate Action

Organizers say this was the largest youth-led demonstration in history. TRNN spoke to demonstrators in New York and Baltimore The post 4 Million People Strike…

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Ten-Year-Olds Sound Off on Climate Inaction

At New York City’s climate strike, elementary schoolers tell Dharna Noor how they think adults should take on the climate crisis The post Ten-Year-Olds Sound…

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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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10,000 Farmers and Ranchers Call on Congress to Pass Green New Deal

A diverse coalition of trees and ranchers, organized by the Sunrise Movement and Regeneration International, presented a letter to Congress, urging passage of a Green…

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Posted in #Climate #TheRealNews Billy Fleming climate change covering climate now Daniel Aldana Cohen design ecosocialism Green New Deal Kate Aronoff

How Can We Design a Green New Deal?

1,400 people gathered to discuss how to build infrastructure—and movements—that support decarbonization and equity. We spoke to one of the event’s hosts, Daniel Aldana Cohen…

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Posted in #California #TheRealNews Gavin Newsom Green New Deal Green New Deal Fund London Breed Pacific Gas and Electric PG&E San Francisco

SF Officials Offer to Make Electricity Grid Public

By Steve Horn and Dharna Noor Top Photo Credit: JP Smith | Wikimedia Commons San Francisco has moved to municipalize Pacific Gas and Electric. In…

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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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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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Climate Change Is a Key Issue for a Growing Number of Young Republicans

Republican strategists know the party will need to shift its climate platform to retain young voters, but federal Republican officials haven’t caught up to the…

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