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On Greenhouse, one of MSNBC's online-only shows, Tony Dokoupil delivered a sharp focus on green news, making the “apocalypse” approachable and the earnest entertaining. There is no bigger story: It’s about the end of life on earth and how to prevent it.  Catch up on past episodes here.

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Mapping out the Porter Ranch gas leak

Mapping out the Porter Ranch gas leak

02/04/16 09:54AM

Professor Nathan Phillips from the Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University drove his car all over Porter Ranch to determine how far back from the gas leak the plume has spread. The Porter Ranch leak is considered the biggest natural gas leak in history. watch

How five people fought big oil in court

How five people fought big oil in court

02/04/16 09:47AM

Five protesters in Seattle got arrested after blocking several oil trains. The lost in court by were able to set a precedent for using the necessity defense given the imminent threat of climate change. Jackie Minchew explains what drove him to participate watch

How land grabbing could affect parks

How land grabbing could affect parks

02/04/16 09:39AM

Barrett Kaiser from Hilltop Public Solutions and Jennifer Rokala from the Center of Western Priorities explain that land occupation like the incident in Burns, Oregon, is more common that people think. Many Americans want the federal government to return watch

Congress bans microbeads, but why?

Congress bans microbeads, but why?

01/14/16 10:35AM

Tim McDonnell, Saqib Rahim and Katherine Bagley discuss why microbeads are harmful for the environment and how incredible is that both chambers of Congress managed to pass a bill to ban the product. watch

'Climate change not a voter priority'

'Climate change not a voter priority'

01/14/16 10:27AM

Katherine Bagley, Tim McDonnell and Saqib Rahim discuss why Republicans, who often deny the existence of climate change, are not losing votes when it comes to environmental issues. watch

The predictions for 2016 green news

The predictions for 2016 green news

01/14/16 10:17AM

Tim McDonnell from Climate Desk and Evan Lehmann from ClimateWire discuss the environmental and green stories that could be big during 2016: including the California gas leak, what is next for the Volkswagen car scandal, will the courts reverse the EPA's clean power plan, and Arctic drilling. watch

Graduates unwilling to work for big oil

Graduates unwilling to work for big oil

01/14/16 10:09AM

Stuart DeCew, program director at Yale's Center for Business and the Environment, discusses why 44% of business students would prefer to get a smaller paycheck in order to work for an environmentally friendly company. watch

The saw-toothed and typically snow-covered peaks of the Sierra Nevada hold about a third of California’s water supply. (Photo by John Francis Peters for MSNBC)

Our old familiar globe is gone

12/09/15 01:45PM

Heat-fueled storms, melting ice, and a rising ocean—humanity is on the burning edge of life or death. Climate change is to blame. Will we act in time? read more

Will Republicans undermine a deal in Paris?

Will Republicans undermine a deal in Paris?

11/30/15 10:35AM

Jean Chemnick from E&E Climate Wire discusses how Republicans could reverse President Obama's executive actions on Climate Change and how they will try to undermine his commitments on global climate change. watch

World leaders launch 'Mission Innovation'

World leaders launch 'Mission Innovation'

11/30/15 10:28AM

Climate Desk's Tim McDonnell and Newsweek's Zoe Schlanger discuss a new initiative launched by 20 countries and the private sector. The countries are committing to double their respective clean energy research and development investment over five years. watch

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