This arrow to the heart of climate deniers, was produced earlier this year by Australia’s Juice Media.
Just as energy companies have been accused of paralyzing the political response to climate change, the trivializing of the dangers of climate breakdown by mainstream economists have paralyzed bold and timely action on climate breakdown for almost 50 years.
On Reality Asserts Itself, actor and climate activist Gabriel Byrne speaks of growing up in a working-class family that was religious, Irish nationalist, and where joining a seminary made parents proud. He came to understand the injustice of the life working men like his father faced; with host Paul Jay. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced December 22, 2017.
The latest report from the IPCC on the climate crisis is apocalyptic in its language. It’s clear that 1.5 degrees warming is a disaster, and we are on our way to 2 and even 3 or more degrees warming – which is beyond catastrophic. Peter Carter joins Paul Jay to review the report.
It will take a miracle to avoid catastrophic climate change and nuclear war, but it’s still possible we can create such a miracle. Daniel Ellsberg on theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.
On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Pollin says Germany runs its economy at twice the energy efficiency as the U.S. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced January 8, 2015.