Thom Hartmann: Hello. I'm Thom Hartmann, in Washington DC. Welcome to the Big Picture.
If you watched any of Donald Trump's rallies this year, you might have heard him rant and rave against China. The way he put it - and continues to put it - China is America's mortal enemy, an adversary for the 21st century and beyond. Donald Trump, however, isn't the only person who appears to think this way.
Transcript: Robert Kennedy Jr. - Get Ready For A Climate Denier Heading up the EPA?! - 7 December '16
Thom Hartmann: You need to know this. So far, Donald Trump's choice of cabinet members has been - well - deplorable.
He's picked someone who wants to privatize Medicare to oversee Medicare as his secretary of Health and Human Services.
He's picked a bankster who foreclosed on a 90-year-old over a 27 cent underpayment to oversee the banksters as his Treasury Secretary.
Transcript: Eamonn Fingleton - The Man Who Predicted Trump Now Predicts He Will Fail - 14 November '16
Thom Hartmann: For tonight's Green Report... UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has asked world leaders to ratify the Paris climate deal on September 21 during the General Assembly meeting in New York. In no uncertain terms, the secretary general wrote that, "The next step in our collective journey to a low-carbon, climate-resilient future is to ensure the rapid entry into force of the Paris Agreement", in a letter to governments around the world.
Transcript: The Most Disturbing Climate Change Events We've Seen Yet - Dr. Charles Miller - 3 August '16
Thom Hartmann: For tonight's Green Report we head to Siberia, which is now the scene of one the most disturbing climate change-related events we've seen yet. Over the past few weeks, 71 people have been hospitalized and one child has died following an outbreak of anthrax in Western Siberia above the Arctic circle.
Thom Hartmann: And welcome back! Thom Hartmann here with you. And on the line with us is, this is which, line 11? Line 11. It's Senator Bernie Sanders. Senator Sanders, welcome back!
Sen. Bernie Sanders: Hey, Thom, how are you?
Thom Hartmann: I am great. It's so nice to hear your voice, especially on the air.