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(2015/10/23) Building momentum to and through Paris (Climate)

October 23, 201574 min
Edition #962 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   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:  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 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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