Best of the Left Podcast : (2014/04/04) Past and future destruction (Climate)

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(2014/04/04) Past and future destruction (Climate)

Edition #815

Past and future destruction


Today we look at the past and future destruction caused by fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions as well as our lackluster attempt to equip ourselves with a climate-friendly, terrorism-resistant electrical grid.


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

Ch. 2: Act 1: The IPCC's new report - @greennewsreport - Air Date: 4-3-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Spite - Vandaveer

Ch. 4: Act 2: China Builds Largest Solar Plant in World While US Falls Behind - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 03-30-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Sickening - Ken Mickey

Ch. 6: Act 3: C'mon America...Let's Keep the Lights on - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 03-14-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: I've got no strings - Gipsy Kings

Ch. 8: Act 4: The disinformation of Fox News - @greennewsreport - Air Date: 4-1-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: Disinformation - Aaron Courtland

Ch. 10: Act 5: Exxon CEO Sues to Stop Fracking Near His Home - @majorityfm - Air Date: 02-26-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: The most beautiful place in the world - Mary Anne Hitt

Ch. 12: Act 6: Greenpeace Co-Founder Loses It Talking Climate Change on Twitter - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 03-08-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: Science is real - They Might be Giants

Ch. 14: Act 7: Environmental Destruction, When Will It End? - @greennewsreort - Air Date 3-25-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: You're a disaster - Dragonette

Ch. 16: Act 8: How Much Oil Really Spilled? - @onthemedia - Air Date: 3-28-14

Ch. 17: Song 8: Murky Water - The Autumn Isles

Ch. 18: Act 9: Protect the Arctic via- @sierraclub - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 19: Song 9: Activism - Shihan

Ch. 20: Act 10: Global Water Shortages Pose Threat of Terror & War - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 02-16-14

Ch. 21: Song 10: Till your well runs dry - Peter Tosh

Ch. 22: Act 11: The Last Hours of Humanity: Warming the World to Extinction - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 10-09-13



Ch. 23: Ask men about why their reproductive rights are off limits - Chris from Colorado Springs

Ch. 24: Thoughts on queerness from a newly-out gender-non-conforming listener - Chris from Rhode Island

Ch. 25: Response to PBS segment from media episode - Zach from San Francisco


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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat


Ch. 26: Final comments with This Week in Blackness on taking funding from the KKK


Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park



Protect the Arctic from an oil spill disaster! via The Sierra Club


Sources/further reading:

"Oil From the Exxon Valdez Spill Lingers on Alaska Beaches” from National Geographic

"Exxon Spill – 25 Years of Tears" by Shannyn Moore


Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson


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