Green New Deal: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

With the Green New Deal sparking a national conversation about all the ways to combat climate change, John Oliver looks at a few potential solutions.
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  • No one gonna talk about Isabella 6:47 ???

    Nageeb MahfoothNageeb MahfoothGün önce
  • No! I don't wanna pay another tax. Simple as that! My country is poor, we don't have heavy industry! The one's who have must pay the price! Or find another way! Take the money from those that pollute without increasing the product price. They have plenty of money! They are billionaires. I m not! They can live with 1 billion less...trust me!

    Konstantinos NtinosKonstantinos Ntinos2 gün önce
  • 10:54

    InsomniaBInsomniaB2 gün önce
  • 17:01 was soooooo unexpected

    Rajab K.BRajab K.B2 gün önce
  • "When something costs more, people by less of it" I love how the left understands the simplest economic principles when it comes to issues like climate change.. but they completely derp on these when it comes to labor.

    Erik SchminkeErik Schminke3 gün önce
  • By the way, Bill Nye is WRONG about nuclear, and so was John Oliver's program on nuclear waste. No other energy source produces less or more easily contained waste per gigawatt_hour than civilian nuclear. Consider the streets of London in the days of horse-drawn carriages.

    albert rogersalbert rogers3 gün önce
  • There is exactly one way to Get Rid Of Fossil Carbon Combustion. It isn't wind, it isn't solar, and it damn' well isn't feeding alcohol to motor cars. It is civilian nuclear power. One kg of fissile massive nuclei -- thorium, uranium or plutonium, can deliver as much energy as thousands of tons of chemicals like coal with oxygen. It is the only energy source that was not flattened by the steamroller of the fossil carbon Industrial Revolution. Half of the Green New Deal is aimed at Americans who may think themselves unduly energy-extravagant. But that doesn't apply to half or even 3/4 of the rest of the world. The people, the industries that dominate the industrial world and are responsible for fossil CO₂ emissions, know very well that "renewable energy" of immediate and recent solar origin, cannot defeat them. Coal and oil swept away sea vessels driven by wind, and a Tall Ship makes far better use of it, that a huge whirlygig device at the top of a tower can succeed at responding to hundreds of thousands of TV watchers going to their kitchens and turning on kilowatt appliances, when what they're enjoying is interrupted by commercial or even end-of-program breaks.

    albert rogersalbert rogers3 gün önce
  • I would like to see a show about industrial heat and the problems of changing to sustainable solutions

    JensJens4 gün önce
  • As a british person I can confirm that I know nothing about John Oliver. Wait what did I say?

    Fred C Stacey.Fred C Stacey.5 gün önce
  • John no ones ever heard of me in England excuse me I'm sitting watching this on my sofa in the uk

    sporadic Sparkyzsporadic Sparkyz7 gün önce
  • Love how he never mentions paying people to not work. That would literally suck money right out of the pockets of workers. How is that fair?

    dddduuuuuhhhhhhhhdddduuuuuhhhhhhhh8 gün önce
  • Putting a tax on carbon basically created the yellow vest movement in FRANCE. So yeeeaaahhh… great job "green new deal". Thanks for making the middle class (your regular average joe) wake up to the loss of its social and economic status through job "flexibility", open borders society, "green industry" and the overall financial burden of it all.

    Steph GraciaSteph Gracia8 gün önce
  • Then this show be called this week tonight

    Lil CrappieLil Crappie9 gün önce
  • So how you guys doing with the green new deal.....I’ll check back in a few years

    The Gaming AsianThe Gaming Asian10 gün önce
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy swearing has ruined my childhood innocence

    Alex VashusAlex Vashus10 gün önce
  • Thank you!!! Canada's carbon tax is really low right now! Trudeau's grown a beard and he and the Ontario premier need to get together with Mike shriener and we very well could have it flourishing! Stay safe everyone!

    Nettie MaloNettie Malo10 gün önce
  • I wonder where that HOSE basket went

    Lil CrappieLil Crappie13 gün önce
  • It's so refreshing to watch your show. You're the best comedian and the best journalist. It really makes my day to watch it, thanks... I saw Planet of the Humans produced by Michael Moore and they pretty much say we're fucked unless we change our consumption patterns; meaning renewable energies are not really renewable after all. It woud be awesome if you did a show digging further into that topic. Keep up the fantastic work!

    Alejandro DillmanAlejandro Dillman15 gün önce
  • 8:15 Do remember that its cows belching, not farting thats important. It is a very useful filter to spot idiots that havent got a clue what they are talking about. If someone says cows fart greenhouse gasses, ignore them!

    Dougal TolanDougal Tolan15 gün önce
  • Generally i agree with what John Oliver says, but he really should have looked at the green new deal in more detail. It is quiet ridiculous and in no way achievable. Yes we have to act fast for the good of the climate but from what i could understand the green new deal is just a huge program to drastically expand the government, or for those who coined it to become famous and get votes. It definitely is not a rational nor pragmatic project to help the environment.

    kitube14kitube1417 gün önce
  • The problem is, if you make the cheaper energy source more expensive than other energy sources that were already too expensive for vast majority of people in the country who already struggle to make ends meet, you might cause this mass of people to get even more impoverished leading to their life chances and those of their children's to plummet even more. If you raise prices and don't raise incomes, at some point people might start to revolt. Elsewhere in the world, particularly in western Europe, the availability of ecologic product and services is really huge. But only top earners could afford to switch to them on a permanent basis. People with minimum wages or not much higher than that who are still a huge majority even there would love to buy and live ecologically. BUT THEY CAN'T F..KING AFFORD IT.

    KasiaKasia17 gün önce
  • Mr. Oliver.. Cheesecake IS pie. It's just called cake because it's a bit more solid.

    Mikoto MisakaMikoto Misaka18 gün önce
  • His brain already is pudding...and it's still funny.

    JudgeJudge18 gün önce
  • bookmark 6:57

    shnglbotshnglbot19 gün önce
  • The green new deal.

    dean juliandean julian20 gün önce
  • The green new deal.

    dean juliandean julian20 gün önce
  • One of Joe Rogan's podcasts guest, I think it was Tim Pool, said that AOC put on in the Grewn New Deal that the government with Pay the "Unwilling to work " so they can be economically stable. How come they didn't mention this in this episode about the green deal? That's kind of an important detail

    Paul LacroixPaul Lacroix21 gün önce
  • If the green new deal stops the flatulent cow Laura Ingraham from opening her talkative head asshole I'm in for it

    peespooropinionspeespooropinions22 gün önce
  • John, would you please do a video on how this Covid 19 pandemic is actually healing the world and how we need to sustain it in the future to be better. It is a huge cost but I feel we all could do with some good news.

    Riya SinghRiya Singh22 gün önce
    • It is ironic...maybe this is nature's way of healing itself. It's heartbreaking to think about it that way, but it's completely just when I consider all the horrible things we've done to this planet--oceans, animals, plants...and how we waste and defile it all. All for our own comforts. Maybe I should stop thinking about this...I'm depressed enough as it is. Riya Singh: Sorry, I realize you were trying to look at the positive side, so...Go Earth! You can do it, Nature! (that cracks me up...I must be going insane--is it horrible to root for the demise of humanity?) God bless you and your loved ones, and stay safe!

      Rachel BRachel B8 gün önce
  • Bill Nye: 10:21 10:54 18:33

    Yusril AtfanYusril Atfan22 gün önce
  • Bill Nye meets Samuel L Jackson meets Gordon Ramsay

    Siddharth SridarSiddharth Sridar22 gün önce
  • Shit....I usually find AOC a braindead annoyance, and now I find myself sympathizing with her green deal objective. Guess that's why she was elected, she can't always be wrong.

    Lan MandragoranLan Mandragoran22 gün önce
  • Suits was real good for the first couple seasons =(

    Lan MandragoranLan Mandragoran22 gün önce
  • Hey John Oliver way to prove you're part of the big conspiracy network of climate change, or you're just actually ignorant..you know what would help the environment? making big corporations pay for the damage that they have done to our planet, instead of taking more money from people that have little fault for the massive dumps of air/water/land/brainwash (advertising and consumerism) pollution that big corporations create. why not tax those who use deforestation to profit or make them pay and plant more trees that would improve our atmosphere. I'm tired of the notion taxing will change the environment significantly when there are so many other tactics that have not even been proposed. Mark my words, if the U.S. does implement the carbon tax, science is gonna release info about global warming decreasing which will be lies and orchestrated statistics so the individuals believe the tax dollars are a worthy and brilliant change when it is all part of a big money-making scheme with no real interest to do real change that could save this planet and improve life for future human beings

    AnyaAnya23 gün önce
  • What the world needs now, is Bill Nye yelling at everyone. I am on board.

    Jet CaveJet Cave23 gün önce
  • “Happy now?!” *John bounces up and down like a child” “YES I AM HAPPY!”

    Lord TurtleLord Turtle24 gün önce
    • He’s fucking adorable. He’s old enough to be my dad but he’s adorable.

      Jasmine DukerJasmine Duker20 gün önce
  • My take away from this honestly is that if cows can belch methane (which is flammable) then I’m willing to bet that at some point large, lizard creatures could too. WHICH MEANS DRAGONS ACTUALLY FUCKING EXISTED... unless... here’s my theory. Maybe dragons didn’t actually breath fire on their own. Perhaps they could just fly and roar like how they would but whenever they did they released methane. So if an ancient civilization encountered one then when it roared at them like dragons do the methane was ignited by the many fire they had because at the time that was the only light source. And then when they wrote about dragons and drew pictures they described them as creatures who could breath fire because that civilization would have no idea what methane is so they just assumed fire came from their mouths. DEBUNKED.

    Melake DagnachewMelake Dagnachew24 gün önce
  • The problem is the face of the plan is AOC and A LOT of people cannot stand anything she supports, that is the problem people have no interest because she in my opinion presents herself as a spoiled brat

    William SleppyWilliam Sleppy25 gün önce
  • nope this deal wont go through.

    Jarrod YukiJarrod Yuki25 gün önce
  • co2mustgo.eu

    Filipe Sengo FurtadoFilipe Sengo Furtado26 gün önce
  • 3:58 who's the conservative british guy? he sounds like a boris johnson nigel farage nybrid

    Kirt KirtKirt Kirt26 gün önce
  • Covid-19 is Earth's "Green Deal" for humanity.

    Bao DoanBao Doan26 gün önce
  • I will high five who ever can count how many times green new deal was said in this video.

    Lil CrappieLil Crappie27 gün önce
  • Bill Nye is an idiot and an asshole and John Oliver you are also. How come you pussy liberals never bring up the fact that it's China that produces the most pollution and will continue to, no the US. And China is only going to produce more and more in the future so it is not on America. That AOC bitch needs to go back to making mojito's and bloody mary's. That bitch is retarded. So Oliver, how but hurt are you going to be when Trump wins the election ahaha.

    N TN T29 gün önce
  • And in 2040 it will change to 2060, bullsh...Kinda like the ice caps should have been gone already. It is complete crap that is amazing people are still falling for it. There are more and more people realizing they full of it with their end of the world lies

    N TN T29 gün önce
  • Fuck yeah Bill Nye.

    BenjaminBenjamin29 gün önce
  • Or let a global pandemic do its job and reduce the amount of fuel used by 60%

    Guillermo GodoyGuillermo GodoyAylar önce
  • More information about Green New Deal: trvision.net/detail/video-dw6IqbQBbbA.html www.technocracy.news

    DystopiaDystopiaAylar önce
  • 5:10 - PIE.

    Connor Mitchell-Zaphod JohnstonConnor Mitchell-Zaphod JohnstonAylar önce
  • Hearing Bill Nye say "here's some fucking menthos" makes this the best video ever

    Daniel SchöldDaniel SchöldAylar önce
  • Omgomgomgomg

    We live in a society Bottom textWe live in a society Bottom textAylar önce
  • But like actually fuck Bill Nye

    SuperGamer5SuperGamer5Aylar önce
  • Safety glasses off motherfuckers. ~Bill Nye the Science Guy

    meh870meh870Aylar önce
  • no one expect jim bobs want your lemons. i can give myself cancer also data security & vault 7/11- what does the nsa and those other 16 agencies actually do? cos it sure isnt keeping my data or anything else safe

    mrpopomrpopoAylar önce
  • Start off the segment with a lie. Jeesh.

    Signals of VirtueSignals of VirtueAylar önce
  • There should be a meme of “Safety glasses off motherfuckers”

    AbyssrougeAbyssrougeAylar önce
  • And right there is the problem w the far left: stupidly presented, unpopularly phrased policy that gives ammo to the opponents of real change. And then if you don’t kowtow your messaging to them, you fail their purity test, and they don’t vote. Either way, they help the GOP win, either w voter suppression or fueling the opposition base...

    Ian MagruderIan MagruderAylar önce
  • So how come my horse can fart 😥

    Friends of The Amazon JungleFriends of The Amazon JungleAylar önce
  • funny thing is he never mentioned the cost and how unrealistic the plan is. just shows that the show is extremely biased and there is 0 objectivity

    Omar AgalarOmar AgalarAylar önce
    • @Dynamite24 my point is how are you going to even stop it from burning? you still cannot afford it. Even if the USA dumps its entire 22 trillion dollar economy now it will barely solve 25% of the costs let alone 100%. My point is its not affordable, in any way. "should we let the world burn bc it was too expensive?" the world wont burn Al Gore and Paul Ehrlich said the same things in 1970 and 2006 but nothing happened maybe you open your eyes and look at proper facts? your arguments are extremely emotion-based and childish

      Omar AgalarOmar AgalarAylar önce
    • Omar Agalar should we just let the world burn because it was too expensive then?

      Dynamite24Dynamite24Aylar önce
    • @Dynamite24 2 trillion a year? the plan states it has to be done by 2030 and from what I learned in mathematics 2 trillion * 10 is 20 trillion dollars, not 93. If we paid 2 Trillion ONLY for the plan, it would take the USA at least 46 years to achieve the plan, and that if it isn't delayed which I highly doubt. The plan is literally a communist's paradise. There is no way you can achieve it.

      Omar AgalarOmar AgalarAylar önce
    • Omar Agalar, so we have to pay around 2 trillion every year, nothing our GDP can’t handle, and most of that is from giving up coal and oil right?

      Dynamite24Dynamite24Aylar önce
    • Omar Agalar, guess we’ll burn then

      Dynamite24Dynamite24Aylar önce
  • This Bill Nye would have been way better of a reboot vs the one we got from Netflix

    Orion RodriguezOrion RodriguezAylar önce
  • Salty af Bill Nye ... I don't hate it

    Mellie ChovexaniMellie ChovexaniAylar önce
  • Who came hear just for bill nye swearing

    Lucas VazquezLucas VazquezAylar önce
  • "Fuck you cake it is!!"

    Kaushiki KushwahaKaushiki KushwahaAylar önce
  • “When something costs more people buy less” Hmm Cocaine, heroin, Rolex watches, Gold,..... And for economics 101 students - it’s profit dummy not turnover!!!!

    PuzuzuPuzuzuAylar önce
  • Bill Nye, you enlighten my brain high, bill you are a true friend, and this is not the end

    Ben PerrethBen PerrethAylar önce
  • To be fair, animal agriculture _is_ the leading cause of climate change. Environment is the second reason I'm personally vegan behind ethics and before health. The world's current level of animal product consumption is simply not sustainable; it will have to be reduced drastically in order for us to stop from getting to the point of no return. And yet, the level continues to rise globally.

    BugBugAylar önce
    • So it’s not the oil and coal we burn from jets, cars, fires, trains, ships, war machines, and stuff like that?

      Dynamite24Dynamite24Aylar önce
  • It's almost like "kill all Republicans" seem like the answer to most of America's problems.

    Jerzy FeliksJerzy FeliksAylar önce
  • If the US keeps on it's current course of stupidity and blatant ignorance paddled by Republicans and Fox in couple of years we won't be using the "Western World" or "western values" anymore. US will be the retarded cousin nobody wants to be associated with. And yes, Mexico and Canada will build the walls themselves.

    Jerzy FeliksJerzy FeliksAylar önce
  • it's just science

    R MR MAylar önce
  • earth is a sphere

    R MR MAylar önce
Green New Deal: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)