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(2016/02/05) When climate science meets faith-based economics

February 6, 201679 min
Edition #988
Today we look at the intersection of the climate crisis with our current economic system including how monopolies, trade deals, market failures and the concept of “externalities” all work together to make climate change worse
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Show Notes
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill
Ch. 2: Act 1: Externalities - by @DavidSuzuki - Resource Based Economy - Air Date: 7-26-13
Ch. 3: Song 1: N/A

Ch. 4: Act 2: The True Cost Of Fossil Fuels - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 10-28-15
Ch. 5: Song 2: The Price You Pay - Bruce Springsteen

Ch. 6: Act 3: TransCanada Uses NAFTA to sue The US Over Keystone Pipeline! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 01-08-16
Ch. 7: Song 3: Smoke And Mirrors - Giraffe

Ch. 8: Act 4: Nevada guts their net metering program, killing the solar industry - @greennewsreport - Air Date 1-12-16
Ch. 9: Song 4: Sunshine to Burn (The Long Grass) - The Sand Pebbles

Ch. 10: Act 5: Ronald Wright on Progress Traps - The Green Interview - Air Date: 8-1-11
Ch. 11: Song 5: Farmscrapers - Dad Rocks!

Ch. 12: Act 6: Is the Military the Future of Renewable Energy? - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 12-04-15
Ch. 13: Song 6: Hands To Myself - Selena Gomez

Ch. 14: Act 7: Porter Ranch Massive CA Gas Leak & What It Means - Majority Report (@majorityfm) - Air Date 01-12-16
Ch. 15: Song 7: Payne's Bay - Beirut

Ch. 16: Act 8: Is Aliso Canyon California's BP Blowout? - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 01-08-16
Ch. 17: Song 8: Devil Town - Tony Lucca

Ch. 18: Act 9: #LeapYear Manifesto: For New Economic & Energy Systems via @NaomiAKlein — Best of the Left Activism
Ch. 19: Act 9A: The Leap Manifesto As Explained By @NaomiAKlein - Huffington Post Canada - Air Date: 9-15-15
Ch. 20: Song 9: This Fickle World - Theo Bard

Ch. 21: Act 10: Surviving Progress Film (condensed version)

Ch. 22: The system isn't broken, it's fixed - V from Western New York
Ch. 23: The Spirit Level by Richard G. Wilkinson and Kate Pickett - Nick from Denver, Co
Ch. 24: Correcting a few economic points - Kate in Torono (T's are overrated)
Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 25: Final comments
Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Activism: #LeapYear Manifesto: For New Economic & Energy Systems via @NaomiAKlein
Take Action:
JOIN/Host: #LeapYear Event, Feb-March 2016 via
WATCH: "Leap Year 2016 - Hangout with Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, and more”
hosted by This Changes Everything
Canadians can SIGN: The Leap Year Manifest
Sources/further reading:
"Let’s make this a real ‘leap’ year, and go fossil fuel-free” by Naomi Klein
Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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