Best of the Left Podcast : (2014/05/07) Investing in a green future (Climate)

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Edition #824

Investing in a green future

 

Today we lament the fact that conservatives used to be less-wildly wrong on climate change than they are now and look at some ways the rest of us can start investing in a green future without their help

 

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: What is your investment dollar doing? - Australians for coal - Air Date: 02-28-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Fuck you - Bad Religion

Ch. 4: Act 2: When Republicans believed in climate change - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 04-22-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Ignorance is bliss - Ramones

Ch. 6: Act 3: Science Deniers Reject Facts From Big Bang to Climate - @majorityfm - Air Date: 03-18-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: My conversation - The Uniques

Ch. 8: Act 4: Keep Your Heads in the Sand - Rachel @Maddow - Air Date: 03-31-2014

Ch. 9: Song 4: Head in the sand - Rothbard

Ch. 10: Act 5: Report confirms the effect of climate change happening today, spurs action - @greennewsreport - Air Date: 5-6-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: Making progress - Freedom's Progress

Ch. 12: Act 6: How to attack solar energy - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 04-18-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: Sunshine goodtime - Minnutes

Ch. 14: Act 7: Putting the Freeze on Global Warming (Part 1) - @BillMoyersHQ  And Company - Air Date 4-25-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: Keep on moving forward - Emma's Revolution

Ch. 16: Act 8: Buying Green Power via @ENERGY - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 17: Song 8: Activism - Shihan

Ch. 18: Act 9: Putting the Freeze on Global Warming (Part 2) - @BillMoyersHQ  And Company - Air Date 4-25-14

 

Voicemails:

Ch. 21: Why progressives shouldn't be in favor of polygamy - Raul from Hawaii

Ch. 22: Real-world consequences of state-sanctioned polyamorous relationships - Nathan from Vancouver, WA

 

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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

 

Ch. 23: Final comments on legal sanctioning of polyamorous relationships ft: David Pakman Show

 

Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park

 

ACTIVISM:

Buying Green Power, The Green Power Network

 

Sources/further reading:

"Green Mountain Power Vermont Utility Extends ‘Cow Power’ Option To All Customers”

"Opponents trying to shut US solar down ‘state-by-state’”

"Hoping to lower costs, Worcester signs pact with new energy supplier”

"Inside New York’s Historic Move to Remake the Utility Business Model” Greentech Media Inc.

"IKEA Makes First Wind Farm Investment in the United States”

"Study Finds Utility Decoupling is Gaining Traction” via DeSmogBlog

"The Guardian Exposes Fossil Funded Groups Coordinating Renewable Energy Attacks” by Steve Horn

”Tesla wants to free you from your electric utility” via Green News Report

 

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

 

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

 

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