As the Trump administration continues falsely claim that fossil fuels are needed for job growth, cities and states can play a larger role in addressing climate change and creating jobs, IPS climate policy expert Basav Sen told Rising Up with Sonali.
As the Trump administration weighs its decision on the Paris Accord, our planet and our pockets remain at risk, Janet Redman tells the Real News Network.
Trump is trying to pit jobs against the climate, but we can have economic growth and protect the environment, Janet Redman tells the Real News Network.
Building new pipelines and subsidizing fossil fuels with taxpayer dollars will not help us avoid climate disaster, Janet Redman tells the Real News.
Try to devote a few of those bonus hours in 2016 to picturing life after fossil fuels.
Maryland’s welcome signs should read open for ‘big’ business under Gov. Hogan.
The Institute for Policy Studies’ New Economy Working Group and Climate Policy Program eagerly co-sponsors the Local Clean Energy Alliance’ 5th Annual Clean Power, Healthy Communities Conference also accessible via webcast.
Institutions are starting to recognize that fossil fuels are part of a bygone era – and that the time to invest in clean energy alternatives is now.
Over 55 development, faith, human rights, community, and environmental groups from more than 20 countries teamed up to ask World Bank President Jim Kim to end Bank support for all fossil fuel projects unless the projects are solely focused on directly increasing energy access for the poor.
A panel discussion about President Obama’s TPP expansion of hydro-fracking and Mining and is risks for our jobs, environment, food, and health!
The ongoing bonanza in the U.S. hydraulic fracturing industry marks a dangerous misstep on the road to U.S. energy independence.
IPS’s Sustainable Energy & Economy Network and the Embassy of Venezuela co-sponsor a timely discussion on steps Venezuela is taking to abolish fossil fuel dependency.
With a global climate crisis fueled by rising greenhouse gas emissions on one hand and 1.6 billion people lacking access to electricity on the other the global community faces a serious quandary: How do we increase energy access while ensuring that our growing energy supply is clean and renewable? How can we structure a financing regime that meets both our environmental and social goals?
As radioactivity levels continue to spike in Fukushima, Obama’s support for nuclear power is unwavering.
Obama’s second State of the Union address sandwiched crummy policies between slices of inspiration.