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Our feature this week is a conversation with Canadian journalist Mike De Souza, who is currently working for the National Observer after spending years in the establishment media. Mike has recently published replies to attacks on his and N.O.'s credibility, and we discuss these as examples of the atmosphere surrounding independent journalism in Canada.
Our interview this week is with the award winning director Mike Downie - on the program this week to talk about his new CBC The Nature of Things documentary 'Running On Empty' which covers the ongoing fallout from the 5 year drought that devastating California.
The big news this week is the nearly ready to ratify Paris Climate Accord and the Liberal announcement that we will have a national price on carbon one way or the other by 2018. We also interview Ian Toews - Director of the new CBC Doc Channel documentary: Bugs On The Menu.
Rob Shirkey from Our Horizon joins Daryn to discuss the news that Trudeau has flashed the green light for a massive liquid natural gas pipeline through British Columbia. The real question is, how do we square this approval with the election promises of Trudeau himself with regards to climate and First Nations sovereignty.
Fake outrage from the US Congress about excessive profits by companies like Mylan (Epipen Manufacturer) and Turing Pharmaceuticals (Martin Shkreli) despite the fact that this is precisely the behaviour our corporate laws are designed to incentivize. We talk about how this relates to #ExxonKnew
Barbora Grochalova who is an Environmental Lawyer in Ontario joins us to talk about the joining of Ontario to the Western Climate Initiative that already includes California and Quebec. This climate credit trading will use a market approach to hopefully limit emissions and work towards climate neutrality.
Daryn and Stefan dig into the ongoing National Energy Board scandals, with completely legitimate mistrust and skepticism about their independence and unbiased perspective on pipeline issues.
Stefan leads us in a game of 'Pope or Marxist.com' with new statements by the Pope on the social ills of greed and the moral obligation to care for the environment. Stefan also provides a brief update on the Dakota Pipeline story and the indigenous people from all over the country coming to join the resistance to the 'Keystone XL 2.0'.
We begin the show with an update on the Nestle water controversy, which could see Ontario sell it's water to the private corp for a pathetic $3.71 per MILLION litres. Daryn hosts a review of the criticism surrounding BC's new 'Carbon Plan'.
Many people would argue that Ms. May has been more than just the leader of the Greens but rather their sole political product since she took over. Despite the undeniably positive effect of her advocacy in parliament, has she become a liability to the Green Party itself?