#857 People standing as one (Global Warming)

Today we take a look at some of the reasons we need action on climate change as well as some of the ways people are getting together to fight back

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Duke Energy Calls Cleanup Complete; 92% of Coal Ash Still in River - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 07-25-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Trust in Me - At Last! (Remastered)

Ch. 4: Act 2: Tens Of Thousands Poisoned & The Fine Is So Small It Insults Human Decency - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 07-10-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Protect & Serve - Guitar & Drum

Ch. 6: Act 3: Fracking Waste Taints Groundwater in Pennsylvania - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 08-07-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Preventable (Demo Version #2) - Low Flying Planes

Ch. 8: Act 4: Dryden: The Small Town that Changed the Fracking Game - @Earthjustice - Air Date: 5-2-14

Ch. 9: Act 5: Extreme weather explained - @greennewsreport - Air Date: 8-14-14

Ch. 10: Song 5: I Go To Extremes - The Essential Billy Joel

Ch. 11: Act 6: Marchers Attempting To Emphasize Climate Change - @RedactedTonight with @LeeCamp - Air Date 7-11-14

Ch. 12: Song 6: March In the Street! - Songs You Might Not Like

Ch. 13: Act 7: Climate Change and Wildfires Explained in Less Than Three Minutes - The White House Science Advisor - Air Date: 8-5-14

Ch. 14: Song 7: Hey There Delilah (Karaoke Instrumental Track) [In the Style of Plain White T's] - Sing Popular Download Songs (Karaoke Performance Tracks)

Ch. 15: Act 8: Wash Po. complains about and contributes to devolution of climate discussion - @FAIRmediawatch - Air Date: 8-29-14

Ch. 16: Song 8: Santus II - Libera

Ch. 17: Act 9: President Obama’s Ambitious New Global Climate Push - @majorityfm - Air Date: 08-27-14

Ch. 18: Song 9: Doing the Best That We Can - Doing the Best That We Can - Single

Ch. 19: Act 10: Sea Levels Rising Faster than Thought! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 07-31-14

Ch. 20: Song 10: The Sea Is Rising - Flying Colours

Ch. 21: Act 11: The biggest challenge of our time - @oxfamnz - Air Date: 08-20-14

Ch. 22: Song 11: Giant of the Sea - Giant of the Sea - Single

Ch. 23: Act 12: Why Almost No Scientists Are Republican - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 08-10-14

Ch. 24: Song 12: Bouncing Around the Room - Lawn Boy

Ch. 25: Act 13: Tea Party prevents GOP from saying what they believe on global warming - @greennewsreport - Air Date: 8-19-14

Ch. 26: Song 13: Silenced - The Rpwl Experience

Ch. 27: Act 14: Disruption - Official Trailer

Ch. 28: Song 14: We Stand As One - Occupy This Album

Ch. 29: Act 15: People’s Climate March - Best of the Left Activism


Ch. 30: Rethinking privilege - Lorne from Ontario, CA

Ch. 31: Thoughts on the bike/privilege analogy - Calling from Seattle

Ch. 32: Thoughts on imperfect bike analogy - James from Canada

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 33: Final comments on the continuing discussion of the bike commuter/white privilege analogy

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


Join the People’s Climate March via @Peoples_Climate

People’s Climate March on Facebook

Additional Activism/Resources:

People’s Climate Resources — in 12 languages

Watch the trailer for: ”Disruption: Climate Change”

Sources/further reading:

United Nation’s Climate Summit

"A Call to Arms: An Invitation to Demand Action on Climate Change” by Bill McKibben at Rolling Stone

"Mobilization for People’s Climate March Kicks into High Gear” via Raging Chicken Press

"People’s Climate March—Largest Climate March in World History—Launched in Times Square” via EcoWatch


Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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