Air Date: 7–16-2019
Today we take a look at the widespread movements gaining steam around the world using disruption of business as usual as a tactic to protest insufficient governmental action on climate change
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Intro: Activism is food for the soul and the solution must match the problem
Protestors are targeting events where the people who have enabled carbon death are speaking. Organizing and striking is the biggest tool we have to stop the madness.
We dig into the role of the “Rebel”—groups and individuals who disrupt business as usual in order to bring about systems change.
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg offers a stark, tearful warning to EU
We talk about the climate crisis and the model that Extinction Rebellion gives to action.
There is legal precedent for suing the government over climate change. Big social and structural changes need to happen and we need all branches of government on our side. Our lives, liberty and property are threatened without massive structural change
We need to have a climate change debate for 2020.
Take action! Click the title and/or scroll down for quick links and resources from this segment.
Greta Thunberg explains why she walked out for climate action - all the solutions are there, and we need to stand up and act.
Ch. 9: Clarifying the Prisoners Dilemma - Heather
Ch. 10: Should reparations be universal programs to help their staying power? - Jonathan from Louisville, KY
Ch. 11: Final comments on the fight about reparations we need to have
Find Global Climate Strike (Sept 20th-27th) Events or Organize One
EDUCATE YOURSELF & SHARE
How to stand with climate strikers (350.org)
This Is Why We Need A Climate Debate (HuffPost)
Researched & written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Hundred Mile-No Guitar - K2
- A Palace of Cedar - The Pine Barrens
- On Our Own Again - The Pine Barrens
- The Zeppelin - Aeronaut
- Celestial Navigation - Aeronaut
- Open Flames - Aeronaut
- Planting Flags - K4
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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