Daily Archives: August 24, 2017

It’s Time To Execute Exxon


The Big Picture RT

Published on Aug 24, 2017

Big Picture Panel: Dave McCulloch, National GOP Strategist & Eleanor Goldfield, Act Out!-Occupy.com. A new study out of Harvard has confirmed that fossil fuel giant Exxon Mobil intentionally misled the public for decades about global warming. The study looked at Exxon’s internal communications and public statements between 1977 and 2014 – and found a stark difference between the two, “While 80% of internal documents acknowledge that climate change is real and human-caused, yet only 12% of advertorials do so, with 81% instead expressing doubt.” Shouldn’t we bring back the corporate death penalty for companies like Exxon?

Should We Be Worried About NAFTA?


The Big Picture RT

Published on Aug 16, 2017

Melinda St. Louis, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch. Donald Trump campaigned on making our trade deals better for American workers. But as NAFTA renegotiations officially begin – could he actually making them worse?

Trump and the Dysfunctional American State


TheRealNews

Published on Aug 23, 2017

Real News Senior Editor Paul Jay speaks with Truthdig editor-in-chief Robert Scheer on the crisis in the White House and the calls for removing Trump as president

Trump’s NAFTA Make-Over Was A Lie


The Big Picture RT

Published on Aug 18, 2017

Big Picture Interview: Alan Tonelson, RealityChek (blog)/The Race to the Bottom. As ugly as his right wing nationalism could be – now-former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon had some legitimately good ideas about the economy. Does his ouster mean that we’re stuck with so-called free trade for good?

Fukushima Releasing 770,000 Tons Of Radioactive Water Into Pacific


The Big Picture RT

Published on Aug 24, 2017

Paul Gunter, Reactor Oversight Project, Beyond Nuclear. As part of its cleanup efforts – the company that runs the crippled Fukushima power plant wants to dump almost 800,000 tons of radioactive material into the ocean. How can this possibly be safe?

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Generating hydropower in Denver canals


CGTN America

Published on Aug 24, 2017

It’s one of the oldest and, some say, most reliable forms of renewable energy. Hydroelectric power is usually associated with dams or reservoirs where large volumes of water are converted into electricity.

But soon, more and more hydropower could be generated in places like slow-moving canals.

Greg Characklis on the future of hydropower


CGTN America

Published on Aug 24, 2017

CGTN’s Rachelle Akuffo speaks to Greg Characklis, Philip C. Singer Distinguished Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about the future of hydropower.