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.
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.
Join Dissent writers, editors, and fellow travelers for a panel discussion and after-party to launch our Spring issue, The Fight for Climate Justice, and our new climate podcast, Hot & Bothered. From the Tar Sands to Energy Democracy: Visions for the …
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.