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Extinction Rebellion Takes On Wall Street
November 4, 2019

Activists from Extinction Rebellion NYC risked arrest by protesting Wall Street at the famous Charging Bull statue. One woman, Alexia, got arrested after climbing onto the statue while holding a flag with Extinction Rebellion’s hourglass symbol. This is her story.

Activists from Extinction Rebellion NYC risked arrest by protesting Wall Street at the famous Charging Bull statue. One woman, Alexia, got arrested after climbing onto the statue while holding a flag with Extinction Rebellion’s hourglass symbol. This is her story.

Extinction Rebellion: Times Square Takeover
October 21, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Times Square Takeover

Extinction Rebellion NYC staged a demonstration in the middle of a Times Square intersection in an effort to disrupt “business as usual” and draw attention to the climate crisis. Hear first-hand from the rebels about why they’re willing to be arrested.

Extinction Rebellion: Times Square Takeover

Extinction Rebellion NYC staged a demonstration in the middle of a Times Square intersection in an effort to disrupt “business as usual” and draw attention to the climate crisis. Hear first-hand from the rebels about why they’re willing to be arrested.

Michael C. Hall Joins Extinction Rebellion
October 18, 2019

Actor Michael C. Hall explains why he participated in an Extinction Rebellion direct action on Wall Street in New York City, and why he’s a “rebel for life.”

Actor Michael C. Hall explains why he participated in an Extinction Rebellion direct action on Wall Street in New York City, and why he’s a “rebel for life.”

A Plan For Zero Carbon Transportation
September 23, 2019

A Plan For Zero Carbon Transportation

Transportation is the largest source of carbon pollution in the U.S., but it doesn’t have to be that way. Car makers have proven time and time again that they are fully capable of making their vehicles cleaner and more fuel efficient. The government just has to ask them. Energy expert Hal Harvey explains.

A Plan For Zero Carbon Transportation

Transportation is the largest source of carbon pollution in the U.S., but it doesn’t have to be that way. Car makers have proven time and time again that they are fully capable of making their vehicles cleaner and more fuel efficient. The government just has to ask them. Energy expert Hal Harvey explains.

How A Zero Carbon Grid Enables Everything
September 17, 2019

How A Zero Carbon Grid Enables Everything

We have an incredibly powerful tool to fight climate change. It’s called the zero-carbon grid, and it enables everything using different sources of renewable energy. Hal Harvey, one of the world’s top experts on energy and climate change, explains.

How A Zero Carbon Grid Enables Everything

We have an incredibly powerful tool to fight climate change. It’s called the zero-carbon grid, and it enables everything using different sources of renewable energy. Hal Harvey, one of the world’s top experts on energy and climate change, explains.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reveals Exxon Knew
October 25, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reveals Exxon Knew

New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questioned Dr. Martin Hoffert during a House Oversight subcommittee hearing on civil rights. Dr. Hoffert was commissioned by ExxonMobil to study climate change, and what he reveals about what the company has known for decades is truly staggering.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reveals Exxon Knew

New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questioned Dr. Martin Hoffert during a House Oversight subcommittee hearing on civil rights. Dr. Hoffert was commissioned by ExxonMobil to study climate change, and what he reveals about what the company has known for decades is truly staggering.

The Amazon Is Burning
August 23, 2019

The Amazon Rainforest is on fire, plunging Sao Paolo, the largest city in South America, into darkness. But this isn’t a new problem. Fires in the rainforest have increased over 80% in 2019 compared to the prior year. Here’s what you need to know.

The Amazon Rainforest is on fire, plunging Sao Paolo, the largest city in South America, into darkness. But this isn’t a new problem. Fires in the rainforest have increased over 80% in 2019 compared to the prior year. Here’s what you need to know.

The Public Land Official Who Wants To Sell The Lands
August 21, 2019
William Pendley: The Public Land Official Who Wants To Sell All Of America’s Public Lands

William Perry Pendley is a conservative lawyer and career bureaucrat. President Trump made him head of the Bureau of Land Management. But now that he’s in charge of America’s public lands, Pendley wants to sell them off to the highest bidder.

William Pendley: The Public Land Official Who Wants To Sell All Of America’s Public Lands

William Perry Pendley is a conservative lawyer and career bureaucrat. President Trump made him head of the Bureau of Land Management. But now that he’s in charge of America’s public lands, Pendley wants to sell them off to the highest bidder.

President Trump Is Gutting The Endangered Species Act
August 13, 2019

President Trump Is Gutting The Endangered Species Act

President Donald Trump has announced sweeping changes to the Endangered Species Act, changes that will benefit big polluters at the expense of America’s most vulnerable animals.

President Trump Is Gutting The Endangered Species Act

President Donald Trump has announced sweeping changes to the Endangered Species Act, changes that will benefit big polluters at the expense of America’s most vulnerable animals.

Why Blackrock Got Seriously Pranked
August 8, 2019

Why Blackrock Got Seriously Pranked

Blackrock, the biggest investor in fossil fuels, announced it was pulling out of dirty energy entirely. There was just one tiny problem…it wasn’t true.

Why Blackrock Got Seriously Pranked

Blackrock, the biggest investor in fossil fuels, announced it was pulling out of dirty energy entirely. There was just one tiny problem…it wasn’t true.

Birthstrike
November 6, 2019

Birthstrike

Faced with the stark reality of the climate crisis, a growing movement of people are deciding not to have children. We spoke with Blythe Pepino, the founder of Birthstrike in the UK, and with Meghan Kallman and Josephine Ferorelli of Conceivable Future, a women-led network of Americans who come together to discuss the intersection of climate change and reproductive justice.

Birthstrike

Faced with the stark reality of the climate crisis, a growing movement of people are deciding not to have children. We spoke with Blythe Pepino, the founder of Birthstrike in the UK, and with Meghan Kallman and Josephine Ferorelli of Conceivable Future, a women-led network of Americans who come together to discuss the intersection of climate change and reproductive justice.

Why Are We Subsidizing Fossil Fuels?
October 21, 2019

Why Are We Subsidizing Fossil Fuels?

Globally we are subsidizing the fossil fuel business to the tune of $5.3 trillion a year. Why do you think we’re giving these companies massive tax breaks when their products put our future in jeopardy? Journalist David Wallace-Wells, author of “The Uninhabitable Earth” explains.

Why Are We Subsidizing Fossil Fuels?

Globally we are subsidizing the fossil fuel business to the tune of $5.3 trillion a year. Why do you think we’re giving these companies massive tax breaks when their products put our future in jeopardy? Journalist David Wallace-Wells, author of “The Uninhabitable Earth” explains.

What Ancient Climate Can Teach Us About Today’s Crisis
October 17, 2019

What Ancient Climate Can Teach Us About Today’s Crisis

Some of the most powerful civilizations in history–Vikings in Greenland, the Anasazi, the Mayan Empire–have been felled by changes in the climate, and we’re on track to join them. Unless we adapt and take action to stop it.

What Ancient Climate Can Teach Us About Today’s Crisis

Some of the most powerful civilizations in history–Vikings in Greenland, the Anasazi, the Mayan Empire–have been felled by changes in the climate, and we’re on track to join them. Unless we adapt and take action to stop it.

California Faces A Fiery Future
October 11, 2019

California Faces A Fiery Future

David Wallace-Wells, author of “The Uninhabitable Earth,” discusses how climate change is setting the stage for increasingly devastating forest fires in California.

California Faces A Fiery Future

David Wallace-Wells, author of “The Uninhabitable Earth,” discusses how climate change is setting the stage for increasingly devastating forest fires in California.

What Is The Speed Of Climate Change?
October 3, 2019

How fast is the climate changing? It’s happened within one lifetime. David Wallace-Wells, climate journalist and author of “The Uninhabitable Earth,” explains the speed of warming that the world has seen–and will continue to see unless we take action.

How fast is the climate changing? It’s happened within one lifetime. David Wallace-Wells, climate journalist and author of “The Uninhabitable Earth,” explains the speed of warming that the world has seen–and will continue to see unless we take action.

Elizabeth Warren’s Plan For The Planet
July 31, 2019
Elizabeth Warren’s Plan For The Planet

Elizabeth Warren says she “has a plan for that” and fighting the climate crisis is no exception. In this video we take a look at her green manufacturing plan for America that she would enact if she’s elected President of the United States in 2020.

Elizabeth Warren’s Plan For The Planet

Elizabeth Warren says she “has a plan for that” and fighting the climate crisis is no exception. In this video we take a look at her green manufacturing plan for America that she would enact if she’s elected President of the United States in 2020.

Joe Biden’s Climate Plan
July 22, 2019

Joe Biden’s Climate Plan

Will Joe Biden make fighting the climate crisis a top priority if he’s elected? Here’s a look at where he stands on the issue.

Joe Biden’s Climate Plan

Will Joe Biden make fighting the climate crisis a top priority if he’s elected? Here’s a look at where he stands on the issue.

Have A Climate Debate
June 25, 2019

Have A Climate Debate

The climate crisis poses an existential threat to the survival of the species…and it’s time we talked about it. What do you think?

Have A Climate Debate

The climate crisis poses an existential threat to the survival of the species…and it’s time we talked about it. What do you think?

What’s Your Climate Plan?
June 25, 2019

What’s Your Climate Plan?

Election season is heating up and so is the planet. That’s why it’s so important to ask every presidential candidate one fundamental question…

What’s Your Climate Plan?

Election season is heating up and so is the planet. That’s why it’s so important to ask every presidential candidate one fundamental question…

Jay Inslee’s Climate Plan
June 5, 2019

Jay Inslee calls himself the climate candidate for President, and he has just released a plan to tackle the crisis.

Jay Inslee calls himself the climate candidate for President, and he has just released a plan to tackle the crisis.

Inside the California Drought
October 1, 2019

In 2017, the worst drought in 1,200 years was devastating California, diving farmers to the brink of disaster. Don Cheadle meets a family of farmers whose lives may never be the same as they struggle to find water in the parched Central Valley.

In 2017, the worst drought in 1,200 years was devastating California, diving farmers to the brink of disaster. Don Cheadle meets a family of farmers whose lives may never be the same as they struggle to find water in the parched Central Valley.

Why Jack Black Needs Therapy
August 12, 2019

Jack Black takes a seat for a talk therapy session with psychiatrist Lise Van Susteren. They discuss the psychology of climate change. Can she help him?

Jack Black takes a seat for a talk therapy session with psychiatrist Lise Van Susteren. They discuss the psychology of climate change. Can she help him?

David Letterman Goes To The Bank
May 20, 2019

David Letterman Goes to the Bank

Renewables are changing lives in rural India, as small businesses replace expensive, dirty, and unreliable diesel generators, with cheap, clean, sustainable solar energy. David Letterman visits one such business.

David Letterman Goes to the Bank

Renewables are changing lives in rural India, as small businesses replace expensive, dirty, and unreliable diesel generators, with cheap, clean, sustainable solar energy. David Letterman visits one such business.

Climate Wars: Yemen
April 29, 2019

Climate Wars: Yemen

What happens to a society when people start running out of water? New York Times reporter Thomas Friedman went to Yemen to find out.

Climate Wars: Yemen

What happens to a society when people start running out of water? New York Times reporter Thomas Friedman went to Yemen to find out.

Obama’s Big Solution
October 31, 2018

Obama’s Big Solution to Climate Change

We revisit our interview with Barack Obama from season 1 of Years of Living Dangerously in light of the environmental rollbacks enacted by the Trump administration. Thomas Friedman sat down with the then-President of the United States to discuss the world’s biggest problem, and the biggest way to solve it.

Obama’s Big Solution to Climate Change

We revisit our interview with Barack Obama from season 1 of Years of Living Dangerously in light of the environmental rollbacks enacted by the Trump administration. Thomas Friedman sat down with the then-President of the United States to discuss the world’s biggest problem, and the biggest way to solve it.

Environmental Racism is Bad for Your Brain
August 20, 2019
Environmental Racism is Bad for Your Brain

Jeremy Deaton interviews Harriet Washington, a medical ethicist and author of A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind and Beth Gardiner, author of Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution.

Environmental Racism is Bad for Your Brain

Jeremy Deaton interviews Harriet Washington, a medical ethicist and author of A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind and Beth Gardiner, author of Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution.

The Need for EV Charging Stations
June 19, 2019

The Need for EV Charging Stations

The number of electric vehicles hitting the road in the next ten years is expected to increase dramatically. Where are all those EVs going to charge up?

The Need for EV Charging Stations

The number of electric vehicles hitting the road in the next ten years is expected to increase dramatically. Where are all those EVs going to charge up?

Climate Change Is Cooking Salmon in the Pacific Northwest
April 29, 2019

Climate Change Is Cooking Salmon in the Pacific Northwest

Meet a community that depends on salmon, and learn how their way of life is changing because of warming oceans.

Climate Change Is Cooking Salmon in the Pacific Northwest

Meet a community that depends on salmon, and learn how their way of life is changing because of warming oceans.

Colorado Climate, Jobs and Justice Town Hall
December 12, 2018

Colorado Climate, Jobs and Justice Town Hall

More than 250,000 people rallied for climate action, jobs and justice in more than 800 cities in over 90 countries on September 8, 2018. Denver, Colorado was one of those places.

Colorado Climate, Jobs and Justice Town Hall

More than 250,000 people rallied for climate action, jobs and justice in more than 800 cities in over 90 countries on September 8, 2018. Denver, Colorado was one of those places.

Texas Immigrant Detention Center Stifled by Pollution
December 12, 2018

Texas Immigrant Detention Center Stifled by Pollution

An immigrant detention center in Karnes City, Texas is the subject of dangerous air and water pollution.

Texas Immigrant Detention Center Stifled by Pollution

An immigrant detention center in Karnes City, Texas is the subject of dangerous air and water pollution.

Extinction Rebellion: Banner Drop
October 2, 2019

These three members of Extinction Rebellion risked arrest in New York City to make a big statement about the climate crisis. We tell their story.

These three members of Extinction Rebellion risked arrest in New York City to make a big statement about the climate crisis. We tell their story.

Strike With Us
September 19, 2019

Strike With Us

Nine-year-old Hawkeye Huey calls for support for the global climate strike. Find a strike near you at strikewithus.org.

This video is a collaboration between Amplifier.org and Bemo Studio, and made possible by a grant from the David Rockefeller Fund.

Strike With Us

Nine-year-old Hawkeye Huey calls for support for the global climate strike. Find a strike near you at strikewithus.org.

This video is a collaboration between Amplifier.org and Bemo Studio, and made possible by a grant from the David Rockefeller Fund.

The Nuclear Family
April 29, 2019

The Nuclear Family

Nuclear plants are closing across New England, so why are these environmentalists rallying to their defense? The Years Project partnered with Exelon to find out.

The Nuclear Family

Nuclear plants are closing across New England, so why are these environmentalists rallying to their defense? The Years Project partnered with Exelon to find out.

Three Mile Island
March 27, 2019

Three Mile Island

Three Mile Island was the worst nuclear disaster in American history, but everything you’ve heard about it could be wrong.

Forty years later, The YEARS Project has partnered with Exelon to take a look back.

Three Mile Island

Three Mile Island was the worst nuclear disaster in American history, but everything you’ve heard about it could be wrong.

Forty years later, The YEARS Project has partnered with Exelon to take a look back.

Rise: From One Island to Another
December 12, 2018

Rise: From One Island to Another

Watch this poetic expedition between two islanders, one from the Marshall Islands and one from Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland), connecting their realities of melting glaciers and rising sea levels. Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner and Aka Niviâna use their poetry to showcase the linkages between their homelands in the face of climate change.

This is an invitation to take a few minutes to watch this film, unplug from your daily distractions, immerse yourself in the beauty of our shared home, and let the poetry heal.

Film made by Dan Lin for 350.org.

Rise: From One Island to Another

Watch this poetic expedition between two islanders, one from the Marshall Islands and one from Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland), connecting their realities of melting glaciers and rising sea levels. Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner and Aka Niviâna use their poetry to showcase the linkages between their homelands in the face of climate change.

This is an invitation to take a few minutes to watch this film, unplug from your daily distractions, immerse yourself in the beauty of our shared home, and let the poetry heal.

Film made by Dan Lin for 350.org.

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Environmental Racism is Bad for Your Brain
August 20, 2019
Environmental Racism is Bad for Your Brain

Jeremy Deaton interviews Harriet Washington, a medical ethicist and author of A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind and Beth Gardiner, author of Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution.

Environmental Racism is Bad for Your Brain

Jeremy Deaton interviews Harriet Washington, a medical ethicist and author of A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind and Beth Gardiner, author of Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution.

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Climate Change Is Hitting Central America Hard. Here’s Why It Matters.

November 8, 2019
Poverty isn’t the only factor driving migration from Latin-American countries.

Illegal Gold Mining Is Laying Waste To The Amazon

November 7, 2019
Scientist Maria Rodriguez studied several sites ravaged by illegal gold mining that had left a legacy of destruction and mercury poisoning. One area resembled a lunar landscape, rather than a rainforest.

Scientists Use The Dark Of Night To Generate Clean Energy

October 31, 2019
Researchers are repurposing an ancient technology for the modern age.