Photo via the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons
07 Jun 2018

Beyond Prisons — Episode 25: Fight Toxic Prisons

Panagioti Tsolkas, an organizer with the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons, discusses the intersections between the criminal legal system and the environment.

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27 Mar 2018

Judge Rules It Was Necessary For Activists In Massachusetts To Engage In Civil Disobedience To Stop Pipeline

A judge in Massachusetts ruled it was necessary for activists to engage in civil disobedience to stop Spectra Energy’s natural gas pipeline in West Roxbury and acquitted the activists of civil infractions. Josh Raisler-Cohen, an attorney with the National Lawyers Guild, said the government reduced charges against the activists to

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Republican Representative Lamar Smith, chairman of House Science, Space, and Technology Committee. Photo by NASA on Flickr.
05 Mar 2018

No, Republicans Did Not Expose Extensive Effort By Russia To Fuel Pipeline Opposition

Republicans on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee offer little evidence Russia is using “social media propaganda” to incite pipeline protests.

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BNSF oil train. Photo by Raymond Shobe (bossco) on Flickr.
30 Jan 2018

Washington Activists Sue For Right To Ban Fossil Fuel Trains

Activists in Spokane are suing the U.S. government for violating the “constitutional right” to a “livable climate” by prohibiting bans against fossil fuel trains.

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17 Dec 2017

Interview With Todd Miller, Author of ‘Storming The Wall: Climate Change, Migration, And Homeland Security’

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola interview journalist Todd Miller, author of Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security. It was published by City Lights Books in September and was praised by Bill McKibben, Christian Parenti, and Dahr Jamail, who has appeared on this podcast multiple times. Miller

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Pruitt The Pollutor, Rally To Oppose EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt. Photo by Lorie Shaull via number7cloud on Flickr.
01 Aug 2017

Senior EPA Official Resigns In Protest Against EPA Administrator’s ‘Industry Deregulation’

A senior Environmental Protection Agency official resigned from the agency in protest against Administrator Scott Pruitt’s plans for industry deregulation.

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Interior Department whistleblower Joel Clement went to the Washington Post to blow the whistle on President Donald Trump's administration. (Screen shot via the Washington Post [Fair Use])
19 Jul 2017

Interior Department Whistleblower Goes Public With Claim Of Retaliation By Trump Administration

A former Interior Department policy director faced retaliation for “speaking out about the dangers that climate change poses to Alaska Native communities.”

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Flooding in Imperial Beach. Photo by Sher Edling LLP (https://www.sheredling.com/press-room/).
18 Jul 2017

California Communities Facing Rising Sea Level Sue Big Oil Companies For Damage Done

Two counties in California, Marin and San Mateo Counties, as well as the city of Imperial Beach, sued 37 fossil fuel corporations for damage they claim the companies allegedly knew would occur as a result of their contribution to rising sea level and global warming. “Major corporate members of the

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Journalist Rania Khalek discusses her plans for covering the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
30 Apr 2017

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ Weekly Podcast: Episode 14

On this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast episode, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss UC Berkeley and Ann Coulter, immigrant prosecutions, President Donald Trump’s busy day on April 26, and one of the most recent ominous reports about the Arctic ice melting. With Rania in the Middle East for the

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16 Apr 2017

Interview With Michael Mann: Climate Change Denial And Attacks On Scientists In Age Of Trump

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Michael Mann, who is a distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State University. He also directs the Penn State University Earth Science Center. And he’s the co-author of the book, “The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Destroying The

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