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(2015/07/20) What we are facing and how we are fighting (Climate)

July 20, 201571 min
Edition #940 Today we take a look at a the continuing drought conditions in California and a variety of plans of action to fight the emission of green house gasses   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 00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: California's epic drought - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 7-13-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: Cylinder One - Chris Zabriskie 00:04:59 Ch. 4: Act 2: Reframing the CA drought away from climate change - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date: 6-19-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: Drought - Steve Wynn 00:08:25 Ch. 6: Act 3: Actually, Solar and Wind Energy Would Work Just Fine - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 04-24-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: Windmill - Listen With Sarah 00:20:23 Ch. 8: Act 4:  Nuclear Power can be Safe... - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 06-12-15 Ch. 9: Song 4: Nuclear Waste - Tought Darts! 00:25:04 Ch. 10: Act 5: The solar boom - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 7-10-15 Ch. 11: Song 5: All over the world - Boogie Belgique 00:30:41 Ch. 12: Act 6: The Vatican encyclical on the environment - @greennewsreport - Air Date: 6-18-15 Ch. 13: Song 6: Cetology - Ben McElroy 00:33:36 Ch. 14: Act 7:  I'm Not A Scientist - @onthemedia - Air Date: 6-19-15 Ch. 15: Song 7: Oklahoma (Finale) - Gordon MacRae, Charlotte Greenwood, James Whitmore, Shirley Jones & Jay Flippen 00:40:29 Ch. 16: Act 8: The BP settlement for the gulf oil spill - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date: 7-10-15 Ch. 17: Song 8: Natural Disaster - D.A. Dad 00:43:36 Ch. 18: Act 9: Coal 101- What's Wrong with Coal? - @SierraClub - Air Date: 5-28-13 Ch. 19: Song 9: Shadow of a Coal Mine - Linda Draper 00:46:22 Ch. 20: Act 10: .@BeyondCoal via @SierraClub — Best of the Left Activism Ch. 21: Song 10: Activism - Shihan 00:49:42 Ch. 22: Act 11: Supreme Court EPA Ruling Is A Big Polluted Kiss To Conservatives - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 06-30-15 Voicemails 00:55:37 Ch. 23: What's the alternative to the coal industry? - Wade from Ft. Worth, TX Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics 00:57:25 Ch. 24: Final comments on what we need to do when the coal jobs disappear Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: @BeyondCoal via @SierraClub Take Action: SIGN & SHARE: Speak Out For a Strong Clean Power Plan with the The Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign Get involved in your state through Beyond Coal’s Take Action Page Sources/further reading: “United States Phases Out 200th Coal Plant As Momentum For Renewable Energy Grows” via The Sierra Club "Iowa Utility Will Phase Out Coal At 5 Plants, In Milestone For Sierra Club” by Kate Sheppard via Huffington Post 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!

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