The Environment

Belize vs. Big Oil (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio, March 11, 2018

  • Mar 11, 2018
  • 4:04 pm

While Mexico Plays Politics With Its Water, Some Cities Flood and Others Go Dry

I was startled to discover that Mexican officials frequently treat water distribution and treatment not as public services but as political favors.

  • Mar 10, 2018
  • 8:47 am

First Legally-Binding Pact to Protect Nature Activists Is Signed by Latin American and Caribbean States

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís labelled the pact as “crucial for the very survival of our species.”

  • Mar 6, 2018
  • 12:34 pm

Hurricane María: Puerto Rico’s Unnatural Disaster

It exposed the vulnerabilities created by ubiquitous socioeconomic inequality and the differential neglect of the island’s rural regions.

  • Jan 27, 2018
  • 1:35 pm

Black and Brown Families: Get Kicked Out of Your Home or Breathe Foul Air

California, the self-proclaimed leader of the resistance on climate change action and emissions reductions, is about to steamroll over black, brown, and other communities of color with plans to expand a massive freeway in Southern California.

  • Jan 24, 2018
  • 12:52 pm

Hurricane María Exposes Problems Within Puerto Rico’s Solar Panel Industry

Equipment provided by Sunnova, with 62% of the residential renewable energy market in Puerto Rico, stopped generating power, while Casa Pueblo organization was one of the few that succeeded.

  • Jan 16, 2018
  • 3:49 pm

El huracán María destapa el fracaso de la mayoría de los paneles solares en Puerto Rico

Los equipos de la empresa Sunnova, que acapara el 62% del mercado renovable residencial, dejaron de generar luz, mientras la organización Casa Pueblo fue de las pocas que demostró con éxito cómo adaptarse a los efectos del calentamiento global.

  • Jan 16, 2018
  • 3:31 pm

Tell Trump Now: NO Offshore Drilling! PROTECT Our Coasts!

Starting today, you can tell Trump exactly what you think of his plan to put corporate profits above our health, safety, jobs, and way of life.

  • Jan 10, 2018
  • 12:06 pm

Tupak Viteri: Retos de la consulta previa e informada a los pueblos indígenas

“Entonces, nosotros, como nacionalidades, como pueblos, tenemos nuestro gobierno”.

  • Nov 28, 2017
  • 8:06 am

Latin America Demonstrates Leadership at COP23

Several specific countries are playing leading roles and standing out for their work among other developing nations around the world.

  • Nov 25, 2017
  • 11:10 am

Our Power PR Campaign Arrives in Puerto Rico to Join Just Recovery Efforts and Assess Impact of Jones Act

#OurPowerPR was launched in New York to support Puerto Ricans with a just recovery for the island in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

  • Nov 21, 2017
  • 8:33 am

En Puerto Rico, agencias de gobierno no actúan ante peligros que conllevan los generadores eléctricos

“La gente no quiere escuchar”, se queja la presidenta de la Junta de Calidad Ambiental ante los conflictos vecinales, problemas de salud y seguridad que crean los aparatos.

  • Nov 13, 2017
  • 10:23 am

José Gualinga: Estado neocolonial y educación indígena

Este proyecto de entrevistas recoge la palabra viva, experiencias y luchas de varios representantes importantes del pueblo originario Kichwa de Sarayaku, en la Amazonía ecuatoriana.

  • Oct 19, 2017
  • 10:54 pm

Puerto Rican Energy Researchers Excluded From Island’s Energy Transition Deliberations

Letters have been sent, but the government had not responded.

  • Oct 16, 2017
  • 5:47 pm

For California’s GHOST TOWN, SB 100 Clean Energy Legislation Would Be Breath of Fresh Air

It’s time for California to correct years of environmental injustice.

  • Sep 15, 2017
  • 8:08 am

Coachella’s Ugly Legacy: Lack of Clean Water for Mexican and Mexican American Communities

In the land of music festivals and gold courses, access to water is scarce for some.

  • Aug 20, 2017
  • 2:27 pm

Why Ecocide Should Become an International Crime

We must be Gaia’s voice—the voice of the Earth.

  • Apr 6, 2017
  • 8:35 am

Why Are Latinos Being Left Out of California’s Clean Energy Revolution?

“Our community is fighting a plan to build yet another dirty gas-fired power plant on our coast.”

  • Mar 4, 2017
  • 11:10 am

Ecuador’s Struggle for Environmental Rights (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: February 4, 2017

  • Feb 4, 2017
  • 2:34 pm

In the Age of Trump, New RISE Docuseries Chronicles Indigenous Resistance Movements

Fighting against environmental racism, maintaining sovereignty, the byproducts of corporate development and Big Oil, and the lingering psychological traumas of colonialism.

  • Jan 31, 2017
  • 2:10 pm