A Green New Deal needs to translate lofty ideas into specific interventions. How quickly can we decarbonize our energy grid, how do we overcome the institutional obstacles of the American political system, and how do we put frontline communities in the lead?
It’s impossible to contemplate a Green New Deal without sharpening our understanding of the original New Deal—its labor movement, its ambitious experiments, and its racial inequalities.
What do political mobilization and economic reconstruction look like in the face of a climate emergency?
The first in a four-part series on how we win a Green New Deal.
Facing a deluge of doom-and-gloom reporting on the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Kate and Daniel get together to put things in perspective.
We meet two Bangladeshi Canadians, who help us parse the little-understood term “climate refugee” and the unequal ways climate change is felt around the world.
In the early 1990s, pathbreaking activist Judi Bari sought to ally forest workers and environmentalists against predatory Wall Street investors. What can we learn from her story today?
The first in a three-part series from Hot & Bothered and our friends at Cited.
From the Rust Belt to the Big Apple, a coalition of grassroots groups across New York state is showing what local climate policy can do in the age of Trump.
Four guests join us for back-to-back interviews on how the climate movement is gearing up to resist Trump’s agenda and build toward a radically different future.
Data scientist Kevin Ummel joins Daniel to discuss carbon, consumption, cities, and how climate policies should reflect them.
What does fighting environmental racism really look like? Daniel talks to Dawn Phillips, a lead organizer with Causa Justa-Just Cause, which has been leading the fight against “green” gentrification in the Bay Area. And Kate reports from Standing Rock, where Native activists are looking ahead to the long term.
Kate and Daniel try to wrap their heads around climate politics in the age of Trump, and how movements can step up to defeat his extremist agenda.
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.
Journalist and organizer Desiree Kane brings us an update from Standing Rock, where Native American activists and their allies are gearing up for the winter as pipeline construction resumes.
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.