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CliMaTe cHaNge & gLoBal WaRmiNg

CliMaTe cHaNge & gLoBal WaRmiNg

Okay, I was in London at the end of August 2018 just drinking with my friend and I meet one of her friends and we start having a lovely chat She says to me “Oh you’re from Australia how hot does it get there? We just had a heat wave here. It was fucking horrible …

Putting the Freeze on Global Warming

Putting the Freeze on Global Warming

BILL MOYERS: Welcome. For growing numbers of people, the reality of global warming is so urgent they’ve given up waiting for governments to act, and they’ve decided it’s folly to expect the coal, oil, and gas companies ever to admit their products are burning up the earth. So these aroused citizens are going for the jugular …

How Big Oil Conquered the World

How Big Oil Conquered the World

Oil. From farm to pharmaceutical, diesel truck to dinner plate, pipeline to plastic product, it is impossible to think of an area of our modern-day lives that is not effected by the petrochemical industry. The story of oil is the story of the modern world. Parts of that story are well-known: Rockefeller and Standard Oil; …

What’s REALLY Warming the Earth?

What’s REALLY Warming the Earth?

[MUSIC] July 2016 was the hottest July ever recorded. Same with June. And also May. April, though… April was also the hottest April. In fact, every month going back to October 2015 has been the hottest since 1880. Cue the Nelly. It’s hard to argue Earth isn’t heating up. Because… unless you have a neck …

Fossil Fuels: The Greenest Energy

Fossil Fuels: The Greenest Energy

What if I told you that someone had developed an energy source that could help us solve our biggest environmental challenges, purify our water and air, make our cities and homes more sanitary, and keep us safe from potential catastrophic climate change? What if I also told you that this energy source was cheap, plentiful, …