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(2016/01/05) An agreement made in Paris (Climate)

January 6, 201676 min
Edition #980 Today we examine the agreement that came out of the recent COP21 (Conference of Parties) negotiating international action on climate change   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 00:00:50 Ch. 2: Act 1: UN Paris Agreement Special Coverage - @greennewsreport - Air Date 12-15-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: Broken Doors - Plusplus 00:05:40 Ch. 4: Act 2: Climate Scientist James Hansen Warns World is on Wrong Track to Prevent Runaway Global Warming - @democracynow - Air Date: 12-04-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: Malignant Flip - Tab and Anitek 00:20:05 Ch. 6: Act 3: Deal Reached In Paris Climate Talks - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 12-15-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: A Farewell To Trends - dustmotes 00:29:22 Ch. 8: Act 4: Landmark or Fraud? - @onthemedia - Air Date: 12-18-15 Ch. 9: Song 4: Dsei Sei - F.S. Blumm 00:44:58 Ch. 10: Act 5: As NY State Probes Exxon, Oil Giant Targets the Journalists Who Exposed Climate Change Cover-Up - @democracynow - Air Date: 12-02-15 Ch. 11: Song 5: Portland [Demo] - RENMINBI 00:51:47 Ch. 12: Act 6: Break Free From #FossilFuels via 350.org - Best of the Left Activism Ch. 13: Song 6: This Fickle World - Theo Bard 00:54:47 Ch. 14: Act 7: Turning Point for the Climate or Disaster? Michael Brune vs. George Monbiot on Paris Accord (Pt. 1) - @democracynow - Air Date: 12-15-15 Voicemails 01:03:43 Ch. 15: Curious about other's experience with religion's role in helping people - Charlie From Cincinnati 01:05:39 Ch. 16: Facts & Truth Don't Matter - Elka from Fort Wayne, IN 01:07:39 Ch. 17: Thoughts on a life of work - Peter in Seattle Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics 01:11:41 Ch. 18: Final comments on the excellent voicemail conversation and the successful fundraiser Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: Break Free From #FossilFuels via 350.org Take Action: Sign up to help organize and/or get updates: Break Free From #FossilFuels via 350.org Sources/further reading: "10 awesome things we did together in 2015” via 350.org "Leaders Move to Convert Paris Climate Pledges Into Action” via The New York Time "Historic Paris Climate Agreement Should Spook Fossil Fuel Markets and Escalate Clean Tech Investment” via DeSmog Blog 'Green News Report' Special Coverage 2015 Year In Review via Green News Report 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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