The Green New Deal (650)

The Green New Deal (650)

Here’s a lengthy presentation of the ideological and historical thrust behind the Green New Deal, moving into a discussion of the surprising new momentum in youth climate activism, carbon taxes and renewable electricity in Alberta. We end with a clip from a Wells Fargo executive explaining why they invested in a bad pipeline, and Saryn’s idea for an app that helps us reduce food waste.

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What Is 'False Populism'? (626)

What Is 'False Populism'? (626)

We take a comprehensive look the cancellation of Ontario’s cap-and-trade and the anti-business dismantling of its green energy sector. We also explore Andrew Scheer’s ideas for completing the Trans Mountain expansion and the changing struggle between frontline activists and fossil fuel companies.

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When Pigs Float: Storms, Agriculture & Climate Change (625)

When Pigs Float: Storms, Agriculture & Climate Change (625)

We look at the ongoing disaster in North Carolina from angles of equality, food security and environmental justice. We then turn to oil companies looking for public funds to protect themselves from climate change and the Global Climate Action Summit. We end with a discussion of industrial animal farming and clean tech innovation.

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Our Calamitous Gamble (612)

Our Calamitous Gamble (612)

Fossil fuels are being left behind by changing markets, yet the US and Canada continue to invest heavily in a doomed commodity. We discuss the 'carbon bubble', poor climate change reporting, Ontario's beneficent leader, future floods, and the legacy of James Hansen.

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