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Katharine Hayhoe on Climate Change and the Coronavirus (video)

This week’s must watch: Climate change and coronavirus. In her popular and informative Global Weirding series, Katharine Hayhoe explains the connection between climate change and the coronavirus. “Climate change is a big issue, but no, it is not the only one we face,” she says. “Was [coronavirus] caused by climate change or not? No, it was not. […]

April 6th

Cosmos: Possible Worlds, Definite Message About Climate Crisis

Somebody, somewhere in the sparkling green future will write the definitive history of how and why human beings all over the world finally got their billions of acts together and started dealing with the climate crisis, but why wait for that? The venerable science series Cosmos is back on TV for 13 episodes with a […]

March 9th

Climate gentrification: rising seas lead to rising rents (video)

Coastal flooding is driving up the cost of housing in high-elevation Miami neighborhoods like Little Haiti. In the summer of 2018, Nexus Media took part in Freedom to Breathe, a cross-country tour that explored how climate change intersects with the racial, social, and economic challenges that Americans face every day. Nexus Media We saw firsthand how fossil fuel […]

March 1st

Tar Sands Pipelines: In Canada, militarized police attack indigenous peoples on their own land

From the Indigenous Environmental Network: Watch this video of heavily militarized police invading #Wetsuweten territories. Right now dozens of militarized police with assault rifles and dogs have been deployed against unarmed Wet’suwet’en land defenders on unceded Indigenous land. Militarized RCMP Raid Gidimt'en Monitoring Post at 39KM SHARE WIDELY – This morning at approximately 4:30am, heavily militarized RCMP invaded unceded […]

February 7th

LeBron James isn’t just promoting EVs – he’s also pushing biking

LeBron James brought a lot of attention to GMC recently by appearing in a Super Bowl commercial for the company’s coming Hummer EV. The vehicle and the commercial are surely exciting to some people and meh to others. No doubt about it, though, it’s great to see electric versions of any vehicle model since electrifying transport is […]

February 7th

Income inequality: CBS news shocks mall shoppers using actual pie to demonstrate wealth gap

Latecomers though they be, when traditional journalists start scrutinizing economic inequality after decades of pretty much ignoring it, you know the situation has reached serious levels. CBS made its reporting on the subject more palatable and understandable than the usual dry statistics and charts used to describe the situation by using actual pies—pumpkin—to demonstrate to […]

February 6th

Election 2020: Yang drives a Tesla in campaign ad (video)

In his latest campaign ad, Andrew Yang, who is running for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, drives a Tesla Model X. In a video titled “Right Now,” Yang drives the Model X around while talking about why we need someone with the experience of tackling the economic challenges of our time […]

January 25th

Elon Musk: Tesla vs The Terminator (Video)

Elon Musk was the keynote speaker at the National Governors Association conference in Providence, Rhode Island, last weekend. He used the occasion to remind the group of his oft voiced concerns about artificial intelligence, calling it the “biggest risk we face as a civilization.” In the absence of appropriate government regulations, Musk fears AI could progress […]

July 17th

Watch coal documentary “From The Ashes” for free today

The free viewing period is over, but you can watch “From The Ashes” at NOW. I’ve been speaking at advance screenings of a new film by Radical Media, From the Ashes, that tells the story of the true cost of coal, and introduces viewers to people across America working to shift our nation to […]

July 3rd

Watch the livestream – Cleantech Revolution conference from Berlin

Sponsored by our sister-site, Cleantechnica, the 4th Cleantech Revolution Tour conference is kicking off in a few moments in Berlin. You (and the rest of the world!) are invited, vi their #Electrifying webinar series and Facebook Live video. Register to watch via Zoom, head over to CleanTechnica’s Facebook page, or just watch the embed. In the Berlin […]

June 28th