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Bernie Sanders and Josh Fox Talk Climate and Politics

Last week, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and filmmaker climate activist Josh Fox talked about how to transform the American energy system. This week, Fox leads the kickoff to draft Sanders for a People's Party...

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The Ad Fox News Won’t Air #FOXFoolsOnClimate | Friends of the Earth US

"Fox News wouldn't air this ad [on climate change], so we're bringing it straight to you." ~ Friends of the Earth US...

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Dem Platform Acknowledges: #ExxonKnew

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
No carbon tax or fracking ban in the Democratic platform, but important acknowledgement that Oil companies knew decades ago that climate change was a serious issue, and yet still funded climate science denial groups who have fouled and distorted the needed public debate on the issue.…

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7 Things You Should Do After Watching ‘How to Let Go of the World’ | Eco Watch

"How to Let Go of the World is unlike any other documentary you’ve ever seen on climate change. Traveling to 12 countries on six continents, the film acknowledges that it may be too late to stop some of the worst consequences and asks, what is it that climate change can’t destroy? What is so deep within us that no calamity can take it away?" ~ Josh Fox...

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Interview with Xiuhtezcatl Martinez | Real Time with Bill Maher – June 24, 2016

"Bill Maher interviews teenage environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez about his advocacy work and lawsuit against the federal government for inaction on climate change." ~ Real Time with Bill Maher

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New Age of Enlightenment: Why Climate Change Needs 60,000 Artists to Tell Its Story | Occupy

"Communicating the climate message to inform, but also engage and influence behaviour has proven intensely difficult. Over a decade of research on this issue has highlighted the need for communication to engage with people’s “deep frames” – beliefs formed over a lifetime, which are mostly subconscious... The world must turn to its artists: storytellers, film-makers; musicians; painters and multi-media wizards." ~ Elizabeth Boulton

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Noam Chomsky: Climate Change & Nuclear Proliferation Pose the Worst Threat Ever Faced by Humans | Democracy Now!

"As war spreads across the globe, a record 60 million people were driven from their homes last year. Experts warn the refugee crisis may also worsen due to the impacts of global warming. Over the weekend, NASA released data showing 2016 is on pace to be by far the hottest year ever, breaking the 2015 record. Meanwhile, many fear a new nuclear arms race has quietly begun, as the United States, Russia and China race to build arsenals of smaller nuclear weapons. These multiple crises come as voters in the United States prepare to elect a new president. We speak with one of the world’s preeminent intellectuals, Noam Chomsky..."

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James Hansen on Greenland Ice and Canada’s Fires

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
Elizabeth Kolbert in the New Yorker: The town of Fort McMurray, some four hundred miles north of Calgary, in Canada, grew up very quickly on both sides of the Athabasca River. During the nineteen-seventies, the population of the town tripled, and since then it has nearly…

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Jimmy Kimmel: Palin v the 97 Percent

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
More please. Aradhna Tripati, who assures us, above, she is not fucking with us, is one of my favorite interviews ever.. Here she is from 2013: Below, Tripati on undersea Methane: And here she is in the company of a number of other experts, on Abrupt…

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