(2015/02/03) Living like the world is ending (Climate)
February 3, 2015•75 min
Edition #895 Today we check in with our crumbling ecological system and the fastest-growing movement of it’s kind that’s facing off against the fossil fuel companies Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: The Children’s Climate Crusade - @billmoyersHQ and Company - Air Date: 1-1-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: The Sea Is Rising - Flying Colours Ch. 4: Act 2: Climate change undermines all conservative principles - @LeeCamp - Air Date: 1-7-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: "The Day the World Came Together" - @350.org Ch. 6: Act 3: Reporting on the hottest years on record - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date: 1-23-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: Banking On a Myth - The Mysterious Production of Eggs Ch. 8: Act 4: 2014 Hottest Year Since Records Began, Earth Officially Melting - @TheYoungTurks - Air Date: 01-17-15 Ch. 9: Song 4: Spring Came, Rain Fell - Spring Came, Rain Fell Ch. 10: Act 5: The economic consequinces of the drop in price for oil - Economic Update with @profwolff - Air Date: 12-22-14 Ch. 11: Song 5: A System - Inside Open Wide Ch. 12: Act 6: Global Divestment Day is February 13, 2015 - @350.org Ch. 13: Song 6: Something Good Can Work - Tourist History Ch. 14: Act 7: Global Divestment Day via @350 - Best of the Left Activism Ch. 15: Song 7: "This fickle world" - Theo Bard Ch. 16: Act 8: CFC Keynote - Jay O'Hara: Living like the world is ending - @marioninstitute - Air Date: 11-5-14 Voicemails Ch. 18: A cop talks about how and why they shoot - Geoff from Florida Ch. 19: The theory of "thugs" is flawed - Ruben from San Jose Ch. 20: Thoughts on Ghostbusters and the wage gap - Jill from San Francisco Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 21: Final comments on why women are crappy at negotiating their salaries Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: Global Divestment Day via @350 Take Action: JOIN with 350.org for Global Divestment Day February 13th Additional Activism/Resources: Add your name to @NRDC’s letter: “Tell President Obama You Stand Behind His Veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline!” Sources/further reading: "US House passes Keystone pipeline bill” at AlJazeera "Senate Passes Keystone Bill” by Alex Rogers at Time.com "White House Confirms Obama Will Veto TransCanada's Keystone XL Pipeline” by Carol Linnitt at DesmogBlog "The New School Submits Bold Plan to Tackle Climate Change” at The New School "Pope Francis plants a flag in the ground on climate change” by Dr. John Abraham at The Guardian Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!