Best of the Left Podcast : (2013/08/30) The troubling state of the climate, plus jokes (Climate)

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Edition #750

The troubling state of the climate, plus jokes

Ch. 1: Intro - Theme: A Fond Farewell, Elliott Smith 

Ch. 2: Act 1: Climate Change - David Mitchell's SoapBox - Air Date: 07-08-10

Ch. 3: Song 1: Clean up - Ari Herstand

Ch. 4: Act 2: Koch Brothers' new Pledge for Planet Destruction - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 07-04-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: This land is your land - Peter, Paul & Mary

Ch. 6: Act 3: Who Needs the EPA? - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 07-24-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Great divide - The Cardigans

Ch. 8: Act 4: The Yes Men vs. the U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Yes Lab Media - Air Date: 07-24-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Little white lies - Annette Hanshaw

Ch. 10: Act 5: Keystone Clones - Mark Fiore's Animation - Air Date: 08-20-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Momentum - Aimee Mann

Ch. 12: Act 6: Obama Hints At Shift On Keystone Pipeline - The Young Turks - Air Date: 08-04-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: Talk is cheap - Eric Hutchinson

Ch. 14: Act 7: Draw the Line on Keystone - UnFuck it Up Project

Ch. 15: Song 7: I didn't fuck it up - Katie Goodman

Ch. 16: Act 8: Climate Name Change - 350.org

Ch. 17: Song 8: Hurricane - The Scorpions

Ch. 18: Act 9: Climate Change Catastrophe: Mass Extinction Event or Slow Socioeconomic Decline? - Majority Report - Air Date: 08-02-13

Ch. 19: Song 9: This slow decline - F. Lee Rock

Ch. 20: Act 10: Spain Privatizes the Sun: Solar Power Collection Tax - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 08-04-13

Ch. 21: Song 10: Makes no sense - The Rainmakers

Ch. 22: Act 11: The Source Of Misinformation On Climate Change - Green News Report - Air Date 8-8-13

Ch. 23: Song 11: Money (That's what I want) - Barrett Strong

Ch. 24: Act 12: Can You Believe In Global Warming AND God? - The Young Turks - Air Date: 08-17-13

Ch. 25: Song 12: Genesis - VNV Nation

Ch. 26: Act 13: New Global Warming Report Bleak - The Progressive Magazine - Air Date: 8-20-13

Ch. 27: Song 13: Liquid Sun - The Beginning (A New Hope) - DJ Keoki

Ch. 28: Act 14: Burden of Proof - David Mitchell's Soapbox - Air Date: 09-15-11

Voicemails:

Ch. 29: Insects, food and the minimum wage - Vicki from Oregon

Ch. 30: A story from the other side of the closet - Yvonne from Wilmington, DE

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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Ch. 31: Final comments on noting those on the margins and checking out biases

Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park

Activism:

http://act.350.org/event/draw_the_line/search/

http://act.350.org/event/draw_the_line/create/ 

Information for this segment can be found at:

http://www.thenation.com/blog/175920/another-delay-keystone-xl 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rocky-kistner/health-problems-still-pla_b_3818110.html 

https://www.facebook.com/TarSandsBlockade 

http://grist.org/article/new-report-less-than-1-percent-of-tar-sands-environmental-infractions-penalized/ 

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/04/02/1810571/exxons-duck-killing-pipeline-doesnt-pay-taxes-to-oil-spill-cleanup-fund/ 

https://twitter.com/Steve_Horn1022 

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/may/08/academics-canada-tar-sands-production 

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Katie Klabusich, director: http://katiespeak.com 

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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