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Edition #832

It costs money to either save or destroy the world

 

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Today we look at the financial realities of both action and inaction on climate change. Turns out the right, selfless thing to do is also the right, selfish thing to do

 

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: The shocking truth about oil - and our planet - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 04-22-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: The fiddler's ballad - Jen Osha w/Wolf Creek Session


Ch. 4: Act 2: You'll Never Guess Who is Leading the Fight on Climate Change (Hint: It's Your Insurance Company) - @majorityfm - Air Date: 05-21-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Land of Confusion - Invisible Touch


Ch. 6: Act 3: Climate Deniers Using Same Tactics as Tobacco Industry - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 04-09-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Robber Barons - Robber Barons - Single


Ch. 8: Act 4: John Fullerton: Carbon Crisis, Fossil Fuels, & Finance - The @GRITlaura Flanders Show - Air Date: 12-3-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Leader - Burning Spear


Ch. 10: Act 5: Stanford makes progress on divestment campaign - @greennewsreport - Air Date: 5-8-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: Peril - Heresy and the Hotel Choir


Ch. 12: Act 6: Fossil Fuel Divestment Wins via @350 - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Song 6: Activism - The Poet


Ch. 14: Act 7: The antarctic ice sheet is disintegrating - @greennewsreport - Air Date: 5-13-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: Water Keeps Rising - Kristin Diable and the City


Ch. 16: Act 8: Climate denial a prerequisite for GOP in 2016 - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 05-12-14

Ch. 17: Song 8: What Have We Done - Dancing In The Streets


Ch. 18: Act 9: Politician: I'm Not Qualified To Debate Science So I Reject It! - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 05-30-14


Ch. 19: Final comments on the launch of our first major BotL fundraiser

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Activism Update!

"Big win for divestment campaign: Stanford to divest from coal companies”

Sources/additional glimmers of hope:

"Why the Petro-Divestment Movement Is Unstoppable” via The Tyee

"Why Divestment is Changing the Climate Movement” by Chloe Maxmin at The Nation

"Fighting Climate Change by Divesting from Fossil Fuel Companies” via On The Commons

 

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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