2022-03-09 13:21:47

Russian Invasion Shows Risks of Addiction to Fossil Fuels; Will Biden Fund Shift to Renewables?

Global oil and gas prices are skyrocketing as the U.S. bans Russian energy imports as part of its sanctions on Russia for invading Ukraine. In retaliation, Russia threatened to cut off natural gas to Europe via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline. Democracy Now! speaks to energy and climate investigative reporter Antonia Juhasz, author of “The Tyranny of Oil: The World’s Most Powerful Industry,” about growing calls for a green energy revolution amid the climate crisis and rising prices for fossil fuels. “The bottom line is to achieve, first, peace in Ukraine and stop Putin, and then to make the transition from fossil fuels,” says Juhasz.

Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Our reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issues. 

On DN!, you’ll hear a diversity of voices speaking for themselves, providing a unique and sometimes provocative perspective on global events.

Missed an episode?  Check out DN on FSTV VOD anytime or visit the show page for the latest clips.

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. 

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling, and online at freespeech.org.

“The Tyranny of Oil: The World’s Most Powerful Industry #democracynow Amy Goodman Antonia Juhasz climate investigative reporter Europe via Gas Prices Global oil Juan Gonzalez Nord Stream 1 pipeline skyrocketing

Economy

The Randi Rhodes' Show

Will Discrimination Be Overturned Next?

Will Discrimination Be Overturned Next?

Mobilized

Jean Su, Senior Attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity

Jean Su, Senior Attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity

The Randi Rhodes' Show

The Effects of A Possible Rail Strike

The Effects of A Possible Rail Strike

The Randi Rhodes' Show

What Happens When Hate Tries to Win

What Happens When Hate Tries to Win

The David Pakman Show

Marjorie Taylor Greene Admits Voting for Herschel Walker is "Asking a Lot"

Marjorie Taylor Greene Admits Voting for Herschel Walker is "Asking a Lot"

The Thom Hartmann Program

Herschel Walker Wants IRS Agents to Stop "Men in Women's Sports"

Herschel Walker Wants IRS Agents to Stop "Men in Women's Sports"

Democracy Now!

Warnock vs. Walker, Round 2: Georgia Breaks Voting Records in Senate Runoff Election

Warnock vs. Walker, Round 2: Georgia Breaks Voting Records in Senate Runoff Election

Democracy Now!

Publishing Is Not a Crime: NYT, The Guardian & More Urge Biden Admin to Drop Charges Against Assange

Publishing Is Not a Crime: NYT, The Guardian & More Urge Biden Admin to Drop Charges Against Assange

Related

Democracy Now!

Top U.S. & World Headlines — December 6, 2022

Top U.S. & World Headlines — December 6, 2022

Democracy Now!

Top U.S. & World Headlines — December 5, 2022

Top U.S. & World Headlines — December 5, 2022

The Thom Hartmann Program

Did Big Oil Try To Rig Election For GOP by Raising Gas Prices?

Did Big Oil Try To Rig Election For GOP by Raising Gas Prices?

Democracy Now!

Top U.S. & World Headlines — November 30, 2022

Top U.S. & World Headlines — November 30, 2022

Proud Partners