The Self-Extinction of Humanity on Democracy Now

Democracy Now! 1/15/2016 Poisonous Flint Water

Flint Doctor Mona Hanna-Attisha on How She Fought Gov’t Denials to Expose Poisoning of City’s Kids
Emergency for Democracy: Unelected Manager Who Caused Flint Water Crisis Now Runs Detroit Schools

Democracy Now! 1/14/2016 Self Extinction

As California Methane Leak Displaces Thousands, Will U.S. Regulate Natural Gas Sites Nationwide?
Health or Lobbying? Experts Say U.S. Gov’t Caves to Meat Industry in New Dietary Guidelines
Jane Goodall on the Threat of Animal Agriculture, GOP Climate Change Denial & Why She’s a Vegetarian

Democracy Now! 1/12/2016 Eric Garner and Ramsey Orta

Eric Garner’s Daughter: Instead of Black Supervisor, Charge the White Officers Who Killed My Father
Why is Ramsey Orta, Man Who Filmed Police Killing of Eric Garner, the Only One Criminally Charged?

Democracy Now! 1/8/2015 Flint’s Water Disaster

Poisoned Democracy: How an Unelected Official Contaminated Flint’s Water to Save Money
Amid State & Fed. Cover Up, The Story of How Researchers & Residents Exposed Flint’s Water Poisoning
"Gov. Snyder Should Be Arrested": Flint Residents Demand Justice over Water Poisoning

Democracy Now! 1/7/2016 Self Extinction

TransCanada Sues the U.S. for $15B for Rejecting Keystone XL. Will This Be the New Normal Under TPP?
Mystery Meat: After WTO Ruling, U.S. Tosses Meat Origin Labeling Law, Leaving Consumers in the Dark

Democracy Now! 12/31/2015 Exxon Cover-Up

Exxon’s Climate Cover-Up Just Got Bigger: Docs Suggest All Major Oil Giants Have Lied Since 1970s
The People vs. Exxon: As Fossil Fuel Cover-Up Exposed, Activists Try Oil Giant for "Climate Crimes"

Democracy Now! 12/30/2015 California Methane Gas Leak

Erin Brockovich: California Methane Gas Leak is Worst U.S. Environmental Disaster Since BP Oil Spill

Democracy Now! 12/28/2015 Hottest Year Ever

At End of Hottest Year Ever, Massive U.S. Storm Kills At Least 43 with More Extreme Weather to Come

Climate Change and the Road Through Paris

By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan

Democracy Now! 12/17/2015 Flint, Michigan, Saved Money and Poisoned Its Children

How Flint, Michigan, Saved Money and Poisoned Its Children: City Declares Water Emergency

Democracy Now! 12/14/2015 COP 21 - The End

A Turning Point for the Climate or a Disaster? Michael Brune vs. George Monbiot on the Paris Accord
Protest in Paris: Climate Justice Activists Decry Accord as "Death Sentence" for Millions

Democracy Now! 12/11/2015 COP 21 final hours

Climate Justice Movement "Extremely Disappointed" in COP21 Draft’s "Failure to Step...
We are Sacrifice Zones: Native Leader Says Toxic North Dakota Fracking Fuels Violence Against Women
At COP21, U.S. Allows Mention of Climate Reparations — Only If It Doesn’t Have to Pay Them
Jane Goodall at COP21: "I’m Here to Save the Rainforests" from Intensive Farming, Corruption
Angélique Kidjo on Her Call for Action at COP21 & Artists’ Role in Fighting Climate Change
Jeremy Corbyn Speech on Climate Crisis: Now Is Not the Time for Small Steps

Democracy Now! 12/10/2015 Climate Change

Mary Robinson on Int’l Human Rights Day: Climate Change is the Biggest Human Rights Issue There Is
COP21 Treaty Draft Excludes Gender Equality Even Though Women are Most Impacted by Climate Change
Fmr. Irish Pres. on Refugees: "It’s Shameful So Many Died and So Many Live in Terrible Conditions"
"It’s Going to Burn Our Planet": Hundreds Protest "Unacceptable" Draft Climate Accord Inside COP21
Climate Apartheid: Greenpeace Chief Says Poorest Suffer Brunt of Rich Nations’ Emissions
Obama Accused of Giving Poor Nations a "Poison Chalice" by Skirting U.S. Climate Responsibility
Why Is Saudi Arabia Undermining COP21 When Climate Change Could Make the Gulf Uninhabitable?

Democracy Now! 12/9/2015 Climate Change

Naomi Klein Decries Climate Deal as Extraordinarily Dangerous; Backs Defiance of French Protest Ban
"It Is Not Enough": Despite Promise of New Aid, U.S. Urged to Take Responsibility for Climate Crisis

Democracy Now! 12/7/2015 Climate Change

"We Do Not Want to Die in Silence": Indigenous People Demand Rights as Draft Climate Deal Reached
Activists Dragged Out of Climate Expo for Protesting Corporate Influence over COP21 Negotiations
The Future We Want: Youth Activists Focus on Carbon Emissions with #ZeroBy2050 Campaign at COP21

Democracy Now! 12/8/2015 Climate change

Top Climate Expert: Crisis is Worse Than We Think & Scientists Are Self-Censoring to Downplay Risk
"Loss and Damage": U.S. Stymies Push for Compensation for Climate Devastation at U.N. Climate Summit
Indian PM Links Worst Floods in a Century to Climate Change as More Cities Face Extreme Weather

Paris (and the World) Is Burning

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan

Democracy Now! 12-3 and 4-2015 More on the Paris Climate Summit

Climate Change and Inequality Are Driving War and Catastrophic Conflicts from Syria to Africa
We Do Not Want to Be An Accomplice: Nicaragua Rejects Global Consensus On Voluntary Emission Cuts
U.S. Accused of Shifting Responsibility of Climate Crisis Despite Role as Largest Historic Polluter
Will Nicaragua Build Massive Canal Despite Environmental Opposition?
Climate Scientist James Hansen Warns World is on Wrong Track to Prevent Runaway Global Warming
African Women, Hit Hardest by Climate Change, Forge New Solutions Across the Continent
Activists Stage Paris Sit-In To Protest Role of Corporate Polluters in Climate Talks

Democracy Now! 12/1/2015 Climate Change

Pope Francis to World Leaders at U.N. Climate Summit: "We Are at the Limits of Suicide"
"The Fossil Fuel Era Must Draw to a Close": A Message from the Marshall Islands to the World
"The Paris Agreement Will See the Planet Burn": Former Bolivian Climate Negotiator Pablo Solón
Philippines’ Former Climate Negotiator Yeb Saño’s 900 Mile Pilgrimage to Paris Summit Ends with Fast
Filipino Climate Artist on COP 21: If World Leaders Really Cared, Agreement Would Not Take 20 Years

Democracy Now? 11/30/2015 Paris protests

Global protests Demand Climate Justice as World Leaders Open Pivotal Paris
Thousands Defy Paris State of Emergency, Protest Ban to Sound the Alarm on Global Climate Crisis
"I Am Paris, I am Bamako, We Are Humanity": Memorial at Bataclan Theatre Honors Attack Victims
Indigenous Climate Activists: Paris "Police State" is the Reality Frontline Communities Live With
French Farmer-Activist José Bové on Paris Protest Ban: "We Are in Prison in Our Own Home"
"If You’re Not at the Table, You’re on the Menu": Indigenous Activists Demand Role in Paris Climate Talks
Naomi Klein on Paris Summit: Leaders’ Inaction on Climate Crisis is "Violence" Against the Planet

For more on climate change from Democracy Now!

The Self Extinction of Humanity