Daily Archives: February 23, 2014

How Keystone XL pipeline speeds up climate change


The Big Picture RT

Published on Feb 4, 2014

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) joins Thom Hartmann. A new State Department report says that the Keystone XL pipeline would have little impact on global climate change. But can we really trust a report written by contractors affiliated with oil giant TransCanada – the company responsible for the pipeline?

Global Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics

Keystone to America: Bend Over & Take It


The Big Picture RT

Published on Feb 7, 2014

Pundits on both the right and the left have started to take the oil industry’s side on approving the Keystone XL pipeline.

Global Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics
Media

80,000 March in NC…where was the media?


The Big Picture RT

Published on Feb 12, 2014

Lynn Stuart Parramore, Alternet, joins Thom. A new grassroots movement is emerging in North Carolina – but national news outlets don’t seem to care. More on that movement and what it says about the so-called “liberal media” in just a moment.

Global Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics
Media

Conversations with Great Minds – 19th-century fossil fuels & climate change


The Big Picture RT

Published on Feb 18, 2014

Joining Thom for tonight’s Conversations with Great Minds are Evan Weber – Co-Founder of USClimate Plan – and Angela Anderson – Director of the Climate and Energy Program with the Union of Concerned Scientists. While the East Coast is digging out from the latest massive Winter Storm – the West Coast is dealing with a devastating drought. How much more severe weather does America need before lawmakers in Washington get serious about fighting climate change?

Global Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics

Comcast-Time Warner deal…an affront to public interest?


The Big Picture RT

Published on Feb 18, 2014

Chance Williams, Free Press & Todd O’Boyle, Common Cause joins Thom Hartmann. Comcast says its planned $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable is going to be great for consumers. But should we celebrate or fear the merger of the two biggest cable companies in the country?

Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics

Politics Panel – Big Banks Gifted TPP Trade Officials?

The Big Picture RT

Published on Feb 19, 2014

Lori Sanders, R Street Institute & Nate Sweet, Progressive Commentator & Hughey Newsome, Project 21 / MoveOnUp.org all join Thom Hartmann.

Global Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics
Food-Matters

What is energy decentralization?

The Big Picture RT

Published on Feb 19, 2014

John Farrell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, joins Thom Hartmann. Why decentralizing is the key to climate change.

Global Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics