#962 Building momentum to and through Paris (Climate)

Air date: 10-23-15

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Today we take a look at the state of the political promises being made as we lead up to the international climate negotiations in Paris as well as what we can do about it, plus we see what Exxon knew and when they knew it

Show Notes

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

00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1:  Bill McKibben on U. of California Divesting from Coal and Tar Sands - @democracynow - Air Date 09-10-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Here Comes The Wave (instrumental) - Silence Is Sexy


00:07:56 Ch. 4: Act 2: Climate Desk's Tim McDonnell explains Obama's new plan to fight global warming - Climate Desk - Air Date: 08-03-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: The Shine - Jahzzar


00:10:53 Ch. 6: Act 3: Pretty Words, Ugly Actions: The Obama Legacy on Climate Change - @blkagendareport - Air Date: 8-5-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: Thru Nature - deeB


00:16:43 Ch. 8: Act 4: Engineers Develop Plan to Convert US to 100% Clean Energy by 2050 - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 06-13-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Junior - Kaki King


00:23:11 Ch. 10: Act 5: There Is No Such Thing As "Clean Coal" - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 09-03-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Happy Radioactive - Single - The Gregory Brothers


00:27:14 Ch. 12: Act 6: Exxon's History of Climate Change Research - @onthemedia - Air Date: 9-18-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: The Sound of Skeptics - Hoffman and Jerfunkle


00:37:04 Ch. 14: Act 7: Climate Deniers Be Cray! with Jenny Slate - NextGen Climate - Air Date: 6-30-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: !!Going Places!! - Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass


00:41:26 Ch. 16: Act 8:  Harper is gone, Exxon is on the ropes, arctic drilling on hold and electric cars are the future - @greennewsreport - Air Date - 10-15- 15

Ch. 17: Song 8: Automatic For the People - R.E.M.


00:46:15 Ch. 18: Act 9: #GlobalClimateMarch via @350 - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 19: Song 9: This Fickle World - Theo Bard


00:48:59 Ch. 20: Act 10: Naomi Klein & Avi Lewis Climate Change Could Be Catalyst to Build a Fairer Economic System - @democracynow - Air Date 10-05-15


Voicemails

00:59:17 Ch. 21: Call to action on voter suppression - Mary from Sweeden

01:00:38 Ch. 22: Depression - Chris from New Hampshire

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


01:06:29 Ch. 23: Final comments on how how predispositions and relativity effects our happiness

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


Activism: #GlobalClimateMarch via @350 — Best of the Left Activism

Take Action:

Join the next 350.org #RoadThroughParis event: The #GlobalClimateMarch

Additional Activism/Resources:

GoFossilFree.org’s push ahead of the Paris summit: Register Your Divestment from fossil fuels

Sources/further reading:

"Leaders Discuss Deeper Engagement for Strong Climate Agreement in Paris”

"Solar and Wind Just Passed Another Big Turning Point: It has never made less sense to build fossil fuel power plants.”

via Bloomberg

"Demolishing The 7 Myths Propping Up Fossil Fuels: It's time to set the record straight.” via Huffington Post

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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