​#1082 The economics of our environment (Capitalism vs. the Climate)

Air Date: 2-24-2017

Today we look at the intersection of the climate and capitalism in the shadow of the most crony capitalist administration in American history

​Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: What is your investment dollar doing? - Australians for coal - Air Date: 02-28-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: N/A


Ch. 4: Act 2: Declining Cost of Renewables Will Challenge Trump's Promise to Bring Back Jobs Through Coal - @TheRealNews - Air Date 1-25-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: A Farewell To Trends - dustmotes


Ch. 6: Act 3: Notes on the fight against fossil capitalism w/ Ashley Dawson - @thisishellradio - Air Date 12-14-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: The sea is rising - Bliss n Eso


Ch. 8: Act 4: Michael Metcalfe: A provocative way to finance the fight against climate change - @TEDTalks - Air Date: 4-11-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Whatever It Takes - Lifehouse


Ch. 10: Act 5: Germany PROVES We Can END Fossil Fuels - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 09-29-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Stakes Still High - Sol


Ch. 12: Act 6: Divest Yourself and Your Community from Fossil Fuels via @DeFundDAPL - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Song 6: Divest! 350Org - Tem Blessed


Ch. 14: Act 7: Not everything that's profitable is good - Economic Update w: @profwolff - Air Date 2-10-17


Voicemails

Ch. 15: What's the progressive answer to immigration? - Kiki from Oakland

Ch. 16: In response to Amanda about how to feel better - Rachel from Washington

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 17: Final comments with advice on surviving and thriving during times of oppression

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Activism:

TAKE ACTION 

Use DefundDAPL.org steps and resources to divest your personal finances from banks funding DAPL

Use DefundDAPL.org steps and resources to get engaged or take action to divest your community from banks funding DAPL

Save the date for the People's Climate March on April 29th, 2017 in Washington, DC, and sister marches around US

EDUCATE YOURSELF

2 Cities To Pull More Than $3 Billion From Wells Fargo Over Dakota Access Pipeline (NPR)

7 Things the Defund DAPL Campaign Has Achieved So Far (Including $28 Million in Personal Accounts Moved) (Yes! Magazine) 

Movie Stars Pulling Their Money Out Of Wells Fargo. Defund DAPL (The Young Turks)

4 Key Impacts of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines (National Geographic)

Emails Reveal EPA Chief Scott Pruitt's Dirty Dealings with Oil and Gas Industry (The Intercept)

Trump to roll back Obama’s climate, water rules through executive action (The Washington Post) 

Drilling experts explain why Trump can’t bring back oilfield jobs (Think Progress)

Trump signs measure rolling back last-minute Obama coal mining regulation (CNN)

New rule protecting waterways from coal mining will be early target of Trump administration (Think Progress)

Written by BOTL Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • commented 2017-02-27 09:29:59 -0500
    Great show. Great info. Thank you