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The Climate Minute examines current news on global warming, climate change, renewable energy and the prospects for progress on international negotiations, carbon taxes and clean energy policy.

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The Climate Minute examines current news on global warming, climate change, renewable energy and the prospects for progress on international negotiations, carbon taxes and clean energy policy.

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check this one out

By Bobbywego - Mar 06 2014
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especially for Mass folks.

iTunes Ratings

9 Ratings
Average Ratings
8
0
0
1
0

check this one out

By Bobbywego - Mar 06 2014
Read more
especially for Mass folks.
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The Climate Minute

Latest release on Feb 20, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: The Green New Deal in 2020: The Climate Minute

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The Green New Deal will play a role in our politics in 2020. A new bill before Congress shows a good example of how it will be implemented. We lay out what to watch for as the year progresses.

Jan 13 2020

15mins

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Rank #2: Australia burns: The Climate Minute

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Climate change is causing huge wildfires in Australia. We discuss.

Jan 09 2020

20mins

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Rank #3: A failure of imagination? The Climate Minute

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A Federal Appeals Court rejected a case brought by children demanding a right to a stable climate. We discuss this case, called Juliana, and the general state of legal action on climate.

Jan 23 2020

27mins

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Rank #4: From the archives: Voting is the highest form of environmental activism

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This show originally dropped in April 2018.

Jan 03 2020

19mins

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Rank #5: Net zero of what? The Climate Minute

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In his State of the Commonwealth address, Governor Baker announced a “Net Zero by 2050” climate goal. It is good that the state is setting a path, but the ambiguity around the definition of net-zero leaves lots of area for wiggle. We discuss.

Jan 30 2020

20mins

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Rank #6: How should we spend those nine billion dollars? The Climate Minute

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The utilities have committed $9B of your monthly payments to upgrading gas pipes. The new idea is to replace underground gas lines with ‘just the right temperature’ water lines. Then ‘heat pumps’ can cool or warm your home, instead of dangerous methane gas. It’s so crazy it just might work! We discuss.

Jan 27 2020

16mins

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Rank #7: The Money Pipeline: The Climate Minute

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Exxon needs JP Morgan Chase more than Morgan needs Exxon. If the money pipeline from the banks to the fossil fuel majors ever shut down, new oil exploration would stop almost overnight. That’s why Blackrock’s letter and McKibben’s arrest are so important. We review.

Jan 20 2020

21mins

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Rank #8: From the archives: Climate activists at the Governor’s door

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Last August, climate activists filled the hall outside of MA Governor Baker’s office to demand that he reject the construction of a natural gas Compressor Station in Weymouth. We listened to those voices in the hall.

Dec 30 2019

14mins

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Rank #9: A busy day on Beacon Hill: The Climate Minute

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Climate hawks went to Beacon Hill last week to press for climate action. We debrief on events.

Jan 16 2020

15mins

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Rank #10: An MOU for TCI: The Climate Minute Podcast

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The Transportation and Climate Initiative (TC&I) recently announced a Memorandum of Understanding (or MOU) between the 12 Northeastern states that have joined the group. We discuss the implications.

Dec 24 2019

22mins

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