The Trump administration has announced plans to gut the Endangered Species Act, ordering federal agencies to consider economic impacts before listing animals to be protected under the law.
The Trump administration is using extreme fires and an excuse to unnecessarily weaken endangered species protections.
The Trump EPA is building a framework to allow new uses of the toxic carcinogen asbestos.
The Trump EPA wants to undo pollution standards by systematically downplaying health benefits to people of avoiding pollution.
Aaron Weiss of the Center for Western Priorities explains the "monumental screw up" when the U.S. Department of Interior accidentally released un-redacted documents exposing how agency officials rejected data on the benefits of public lands.
The Trump administration unveiled its plan to reverse President Obama's coal pollution rules. The new EPA proposal, called the Affordable Clean Energy Rule, would give states leeway on whether to limit emissions and allow older power plants to operate.
Trump administration plans to roll back Obama's clean energy plan and vehicle mileage and emissions standards while acknowledging that both moves will cause more deaths.
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Writer Victor Wallis presents a socialist framework for ecological revolution. Victor is author of "Red-Green Revolution: The Politics and Technology of Ecosocialism" from Political Animal Press.
Ch. 10: Final comments
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Why I Rise (350.org)
A Destroyed Planet is Not Our Destiny (350.org)
Saving Earth: Don't Fall Into Climate Change Fatalism (Huffington Post)
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- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Algea Trio - Algea Fields (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Lumber Down - Barstool (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Cloud Line - K4 (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Cicle DR Valga - Cicle Kadde (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Swapping Tubes - Studio J (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Felt Lining - The Cabinetmaker (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Flattered - Delray (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
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