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

  • Published on May 13, 2019
  • 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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  • Daniel Mallah
    Daniel Mallah 7 hours ago

    I hate republicans, I really do. And I'm not even from the US. I just think about being as ignorant and feel my brain melting.

    • Das Snek
      Das Snek Hour ago

      Because John Oliver told you to?

  • Nicolaj Bunting
    Nicolaj Bunting Day ago

    Pie forever!

  • Timothy Johnson
    Timothy Johnson 2 days ago

    No harmful emissions and ten times cheaper than current energy, the Leonardo E-Cat SKL will be announced and demonstrated in February, 2020. Learn more at: E-CatWorld dot com

  • TheBestUsername
    TheBestUsername 3 days ago

    No One:

    John Oliver: The War On Cake has begun

  • Barry Daniels
    Barry Daniels 4 days ago

    haha so brilliant this team..

  • Dale Sansome
    Dale Sansome 5 days ago

    As much as I love JO and the satire, we Canadians get taxed on everything we earn, buy, do. So to add more taxes to items that already have a great deal of taxes....ridiculous.

  • A New Hero121
    A New Hero121 6 days ago

    Of course it was the Albertan MP complaining about a carbon tax, we don't like anything that would put a dent in the profits of the huge oil companies, somewhat justifiably considering how many of us work in oil - I understand the mentality, but that doesn't make it any less annoying lol

  • Hingle McCringleberry

    What we need is to have most of the world go to nuclear power and hydro and wind and solar, basically anything but coal

  • Robert Schmidt
    Robert Schmidt 8 days ago +1

    I'm pretty sure Disney broke Bill Nye, actually.

  • Daan Overveld
    Daan Overveld 8 days ago

    Why does a significant percentage of the Americans seem so incredibly... stupid? LOL

    • Das Snek
      Das Snek Hour ago

      I don't think many are stupid, just ignorant. Media is always extremely opinionated so not much real information is retained.

  • Todd Porter
    Todd Porter 10 days ago +1

    The parts with Bill Nye have either ruined my childhood or enhanced it in the best way possible. Let me think.

  • Aliza Lee
    Aliza Lee 10 days ago

    My final for my Earth 130 class is literally to create a plan to implement the GND in California. I'm procrastinating by watching this video with the excuse that 'it's for my project'.

  • Chris McDermott
    Chris McDermott 10 days ago

    Of all the videos he's done, I eoukd never have thought it would be an environmental one that put the nail in the coffin.
    Stephen Colbert does this 1000 times better and without the unnecessary fucking swearing.

  • green lover
    green lover 10 days ago

    I see trump supporters watch this show fully and know John Oliver is right. But anyway they dislike it

    • Das Snek
      Das Snek Hour ago

      I'm more annoyed by his ostentatious display. Though I'm pretty sure he was quite incorrect in several areas.

  • Communist Potato
    Communist Potato 11 days ago

    Oh no, eh the people don’t like the Taxes, eh some bullshit aboot climate change not existing,eh

  • Karashou Tengu
    Karashou Tengu 11 days ago

    Damn, Bill Nye got RAW.

  • Ameha K
    Ameha K 11 days ago

    I miss Bill Nye.

  • Miika Aalto
    Miika Aalto 12 days ago

    "Fuck you cakes!"
    Proceeds to make the largest marble cake in history.

  • 007JackTR
    007JackTR 13 days ago

    God bless Isabella!😭😭

  • Kelly Karner
    Kelly Karner 13 days ago

    Converting to a plant-based diet is the most effective and simple way of reducing your carbon footprint!
    Watch Cowspiracy for the climate side of it. What the Health about the nutrition and health side of it and Dominion about the horrific truths how animals have it in the animal agriculture business.
    There is a lot of things only congress and corporations can change, but this is something an individual can do to push for change. Whatever someones doing, they need to eat. So we should start to eat more consciously. #govegan

  • Miguel Onuma
    Miguel Onuma 14 days ago


  • David G. Horsman
    David G. Horsman 14 days ago

    Now you see it. Great.

  • David G. Horsman
    David G. Horsman 14 days ago

    The carbon tax is how you force the poor to pay for this. We must save the rich. Get on board folks.

  • David G. Horsman
    David G. Horsman 14 days ago

    Second (AOC) the US cannot just print money. It must come from the MIC budget. Period.
    The dollar would be dropped although the inflation would hurt the rich.

  • David G. Horsman
    David G. Horsman 14 days ago

    First mistake. Lithium will never meet our requirements. It's impossible. Battery research continues.

  • BertRach1
    BertRach1 15 days ago

    Aw... no. I DID watch Suits. Is that bad?

  • _ Grundel _
    _ Grundel _ 15 days ago

    Canada HAS and always will produce more O2 then it consumes. We're educated up here. Anything off of the lips of any politician's lips will need lube for you to accept it

  • nox 333
    nox 333 15 days ago

    EU, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Chile etc..... Declare global climate emergency.
    Trump: " climate change is a hoax invented by and for Chinese". Help us out here a bit US. Please!

  • John Eshleman
    John Eshleman 16 days ago

    Climate change for morans who like being fukd up there pooper....this climate bullshit is designed to get your attention away from. Geoengineering...HARRP...and 5g..and the rest of there real crimes..chemtrails...darpa..ect.ect.

  • John Eshleman
    John Eshleman 16 days ago

    Climate change.its right up there with diamonds are rare.hey morans diamonds are not rare only people with 2 brain cells are more rare..ever hear of climategate....this climate cult was designed by the bilderburg group in the 1950s.create another boogeyman to get rich and destroy every one else who is a peasant..wake up people..theres nothing but scams .and lies..stop falling for this bullshit people..your under there hypnotic mind control scam again...every thing by these people is a lie..get out of your denial people..

  • Kyle W.
    Kyle W. 16 days ago

    AOCs biggest mistake in congress? How long has she been there?

  • Ivan Cortez
    Ivan Cortez 18 days ago +2

    Me crying my eyes out at 38:
    Bill Nye swore on TV!!!!!

  • Forsaken
    Forsaken 18 days ago

    I LOVE AOC. She is Brave and Hot. AOC FOR PRESIDENT.

    • Forsaken
      Forsaken 17 days ago

      @Das Snek Naiv me? Your German and elect AFD? or your an amerikano who just know to write Das?

    • Das Snek
      Das Snek 18 days ago

      Naivety is an interesting thing.

  • OpalMonkey
    OpalMonkey 19 days ago +1

    Guess I'm a little late for this, but I wouldn't mind watching "Bill Nye the Motherfucking Science Guy"

  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee 19 days ago +1

    Holy fuck this is great

  • czechmate
    czechmate 19 days ago +1

    The cake is a lie, only Pi is true

  • Jess Wolfe
    Jess Wolfe 19 days ago +1

    Bill Nye said MF and I about pissed myself laughing.

  • James Scannell
    James Scannell 20 days ago

    Stalin killed eight million people in a famine. He dreamed of taking away food and succeeded.

  • Daniela Torres
    Daniela Torres 20 days ago

    Idk, but what if: John Oliver & the Lastweek Tonight crew for presidency! Yes?🤷‍♀️

  • Daliuxas
    Daliuxas 21 day ago

    Better dead then read

  • Joe Teague
    Joe Teague 23 days ago

    Why did they put the adjectives backwards‽ Someone even said "new green deal" in that montage!

  • Tree Jensen
    Tree Jensen 23 days ago

    Canada’s way of carbon tax sounds good but it’s horribly done. Provinces out west with good provincial governments that are well run and successful run have to give all their profits to poorly run provinces out east like Ontario and Quebec because those are Trudeau’s territory’s and it’s done so poorly people in Alberta wanna separate from Canada because they are tired of being robbed by Trudeau. It’s not a good situation.

    • Tree Jensen
      Tree Jensen 23 days ago

      FYI I do live in Canada but not Alberta

  • Ben Ford
    Ben Ford 23 days ago +1

    "Noone in England having ever heard of you"
    Aw it's ok John, I saw you on mock the week that one time. I didn't know your name but I remembered your voice and that joke about a filing cabinet full of flags that you were gonna burn to take everyone on

  • John Elam
    John Elam 24 days ago

    I have never seen Bill Nye curse before

  • Aldo Torres
    Aldo Torres 24 days ago

    "Science rules, motherfuckers!"
    Bill Nye, 2019

  • Swalox
    Swalox 25 days ago

    In Sweden we get alot of carbon tax, especially on fuel. But instead of them giving it back to the people though, the politicians just keep it to themselves.

  • Marco D
    Marco D 25 days ago

    although I like it a lot that Oliver and his team speak about the GND, it is kinda sad that they still propose so much technology-based "solutions" and even propose a (not necesarrily bad but) tipically "free market regulation" idea, instead of the societal climate justice proposals that the GND-movement proposes, like the sustainable housing bill AOC and Sanders put out last week. A carbon tax is a good start at best.

  • Yia Moua
    Yia Moua 25 days ago

    that's a different side of Bill Nye I've never seen before! lol

  • Patt Adams
    Patt Adams 26 days ago

    Yea fuck you cake pies are the best.

    V XXIII 26 days ago

    Hahahaha we're all fucked

  • Aigars Celms
    Aigars Celms 26 days ago

    Fun show but global warming is nothing to do with us, with people activities. It would happen anyway and it will go by natures law anyway. There is popular science (read: trendy science) and old boring science about which information is harder to find as just see some fun shows, TV or trendy nature activists :))

  • Joe Schmoe
    Joe Schmoe 27 days ago

    Bill Nye isn't even a fucking scientist, he's a Mechanical Engineer. I guess they need a fake scientist to push their fake carbon credits.

  • Joe Schmoe
    Joe Schmoe 27 days ago

    Carbon credits are like bottled water or pet rocks.

  • Joe Schmoe
    Joe Schmoe 27 days ago

    Yes, John Oliver. Let's give over corrupt governments MORE money to barter bribes with. What is wrong with this guy?

  • Joe Schmoe
    Joe Schmoe 27 days ago

    Companies aren't going to pay the tax the people will, just like they're paying the tariffs. This is all so a bunch of people who bought up a bunch of carbon credits wanting to turn them over and make trillions.

  • Joe Schmoe
    Joe Schmoe 27 days ago

    The Green New Deal is about the sale of carbon credits and a carbon tax. That's the end goal. To create an imaginary currency called carbon credits and tax the people of the world. If a country goes over their allotted carbon emissions all they have to do is buy more carbon credits and continue emitting carbon. Let the free market handle green energy. Here are a list of Obama's failed green energy deals.

    The complete list of faltering or bankrupt green-energy companies:

    Evergreen Solar ($25 million)*
    SpectraWatt ($500,000)*
    Solyndra ($535 million)*
    Beacon Power ($43 million)*
    Nevada Geothermal ($98.5 million)
    SunPower ($1.2 billion)
    First Solar ($1.46 billion)
    Babcock and Brown ($178 million)
    EnerDel’s subsidiary Ener1 ($118.5 million)*
    Amonix ($5.9 million)
    Fisker Automotive ($529 million)
    Abound Solar ($400 million)*
    A123 Systems ($279 million)*
    Willard and Kelsey Solar Group ($700,981)*
    Johnson Controls ($299 million)
    Brightsource ($1.6 billion)
    ECOtality ($126.2 million)
    Raser Technologies ($33 million)*
    Energy Conversion Devices ($13.3 million)*
    Mountain Plaza, Inc. ($2 million)*
    Olsen’s Crop Service and Olsen’s Mills Acquisition Company ($10 million)*
    Range Fuels ($80 million)*
    Thompson River Power ($6.5 million)*
    Stirling Energy Systems ($7 million)*
    Azure Dynamics ($5.4 million)*
    GreenVolts ($500,000)
    Vestas ($50 million)
    LG Chem’s subsidiary Compact Power ($151 million)
    Nordic Windpower ($16 million)*
    Navistar ($39 million)
    Satcon ($3 million)*
    Konarka Technologies Inc. ($20 million)*
    Mascoma Corp. ($100 million)
    *Denotes companies that have filed for bankruptcy.

  • Bill Woessner
    Bill Woessner 27 days ago

    I haven't to admit, I'm a little disappointed you didn't make a joke about the American vs. British pronunciation of "methane." :-)

  • Quynh Nguyen
    Quynh Nguyen 28 days ago

    Google Andrew Yang. He proposed a carbon tax to partly fund a UBI.

  • missanna208802
    missanna208802 28 days ago

    I want these images of bill nye on posters, t shirts, and coffee mugs. For one, he looks absolutely great, but also because this is the funniest thing I have ever seen.

    • Das Snek
      Das Snek 26 days ago

      Buy why celebrate psuedoscience?

  • MoreDetonation
    MoreDetonation 29 days ago +6

    John Oliver fell in love with Diavolo's girl lol