Biofuels: An Eco-Friendly Alternative to Fossil Fuels?

DIMITRI LASCARIS: This is Dimitri Lascaris, reporting for The Real News Network from Montreal, Canada. When he was in office, the United States President Barack Obama touted biofuels as an important tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and combating climate change. Today some governments continue to tout biofuels as an eco-friendly alternative to fossil fuels. […]

Fossil Fuels Divestment Reaches $6.24 Trillion

SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. Fossil fuel divestment has become a global phenomenon. This week, the Global Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement released a new report showcasing an incredible growth in scale and impact of the movement. According to this report, close to 1000 institutional investors […]

Congressional Candidates Pledge to Move Off Fossil Fuels

GREGORY WILPERT: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Gregory Wilpert coming to you from Quito, Ecuador. The United States experienced one of the worst years of climate and weather disasters in 2017. With damages exceeding 306 billion dollars according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Still, in January the US has all ready […]

Closer Turkey-Russia Relations Are Built on Fossil Fuels and Arms Sales (Pt. 2/2)

BEN NORTON: Now, let’s continue our discussion here. This is an interesting and important topic, and it’s a contradiction in that it’s something that I think is not well understood, and that is Turkey’s growing alliance with Russia. Turkey is, of course, a strong NATO member. Turkey has the second-largest standing army in NATO. It’s […]

Can Maryland’s Renewable Energy Policy Be Reformed?

DHARNA NOOR: It’s The Real News. I’m Dharna Noor in Baltimore. There’s a scientific consensus that the use of fossil fuels like gas and coal are causing climate change and pollution, and that we need to curb our use of these forms of energy to avoid catastrophic and irreversible consequences like mass species dieoff and […]

[Mirzapur News] The inauguration of Solar Power Plant in Mirzapur / THE NEWS INDIA

In the faterea village of Kodinar, the female leopards have given birth to two newborn babies in the sugarcane wound … the same has been caused by the arrival of the second and leopard and there has been a stroke in the area around Kassoon and nearby areas. In the faterea village of Kodinar, the […]

Coal, Lies and Renewable Energy, Australian Style

SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Elon Musk’s Tesla recently installed the largest grid-scale lithium battery to be paired with the wind farm in South Australia. Somewhat predictably, the coal industry in Australia lobbied against it and in fact, had previously blamed renewable energy for South […]