After years of campaigning, London activists recently secured a commitment from the city’s mayor to create a publicly-owned municipal energy company. James Angel of Switched On London explains what energy democracy means in the age of Brexit and Trump.
Economist Robert Pollin joins us to introduce a new series on the promise—and practicalities—of a Green New Deal. We also get an update from Standing Rock, where the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline continues.
Leading Nigerian climate activist Ken Henshaw discusses fossil fuel resistance and the uphill battle for energy democracy in Africa’s largest oil-producing region.
Leading climate scientist Michael Mann explains what “runaway” climate change, feedback mechanisms, and tipping points actually mean—and why there’s still hope.
In an extended interview, author and activist Naomi Klein discusses the Leap Manifesto, and what it will take to get us to a just, carbon-free world.
In the inaugural episode of Hot & Bothered, we explore the growing fight against fossil fuel extraction, with guests Bill McKibben and Tara Houska.
It’s the end of the world as we know it. And we don’t feel fine: we’re hot, we’re bothered, and we’re making a podcast.
In a special audio dispatch, Daniel Aldana Cohen and Kate Aronoff discuss what the COP21 deal will mean for the climate movement in 2016. They hear from activists who were in the streets in Paris, as well as from UNFCCC veteran J. Timmons Roberts, about why we need a wartime-level mobilization today.
In a special podcast dispatch, Daniel Aldana Cohen and Kate Aronoff discuss what the COP21 deal will mean for the climate movement in 2016. They hear from activists who were in the streets in Paris, and from UNFCCC veteran J. Timmons Roberts.