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The Climate Minute

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Rank #98 in News Commentary category

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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

Updated 4 days ago

Rank #98 in News Commentary category

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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.

Rank #1: Environmental Justice, Debates and the Green New Deal: The Climate Minute Podcast

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Ideas about how to ensure environmental justice are percolating in the Presidential campaign. Perhaps we are seeing the construction of the details of the Green New Deal?

Aug 01 2019
19 mins
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Rank #2: The view from Nebraska: The Climate Minute Podcast

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The carbon pricing discussion is alive and well in Nebraska. Listen in to hear the perspective of a local activist who has learned how to lobby.

Aug 10 2019
22 mins
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Rank #3: Visions of a policy debate: The Climate Minute Podcast

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There are calls for this year’s presidential season to include a candidate debate focused on climate change and global warming. The increasing likelihood of such a debate leads to a discussion about what sort of questions should be asked. Dave Roberts and Umair Irfan from the website Vox.com pose an interesting set of questions. The sort of questions raised at a debate tells us what sort of issues ought to be debated by our nation even outside a presidential campaign. Listen in as we discuss the questions, and how a ‘climate policy debate’ ought to proceed.

Jul 12 2019
18 mins
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Rank #4: From Hydrogen to Hadestown: The Climate Minute Podcast

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International shipping fleets emit a significant fraction of greenhouse gases, but the implementation of hydrogen technology may be happening in real time. Greta Thunberg will come by sailing ship to NYC in September for the upcoming Climate Strike. Perhaps she can see the Broadway Musical Hadestown, which combines Greek myth and climate change. Listen in!

Aug 04 2019
24 mins
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Rank #5: A taste of tomorrow today! The Climate Minute Podcast

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The Washington Post published a revealing look at localities in the US that are have already seen a 2 degree C (that's 3.6 F!) temperature rise. The many ways climate change impacts our lives becomes clear. To top it off, most of Massachusetts and Rhode Island is on the hot spot list!

Aug 26 2019
22 mins
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Rank #6: Will it be Mad Max or a Green New Deal? The Climate Minute Podcast

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The malevolent underpinnings of the El Paso massacre include a climate connection. The links from guns to white supremacy to climate change to eco-facism (yeah, it’s a thing) to domestic terror to intimidation of climate activists are real and need to be recognized. The best response? Speak up.

Aug 15 2019
19 mins
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Rank #7: If it’s banned in Berkeley, can we ban it in Boston? The Climate Minute Podcast

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Berkeley CA just banned natural gas in new construction. This is an example of how to ‘electrify everything.’

Jul 29 2019
22 mins
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Rank #8: Do we need a moon-boom? The Climate Minute Podcast

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The lunar landing in 1969 was a profound example of American’s pulling together to achieve a goal. Does the model apply to our current need for a big common effort to build a clean energy future? Listen in!

Jul 19 2019
20 mins
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Rank #9: What to ask when you’re moderating a climate debate: The Climate Minute Podcast

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A presidential debate about climate policy is only as good as the questions asked. We review some proposed questions that would lead to better understanding of the issues and the candidates positions. What question would you ask?

Jul 15 2019
22 mins
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Rank #10: Arctic beachfront for sale? The Climate Minute Podcast

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Donald Trump’s half-baked idea to buy Greenland was met with justifiable derision. But the media missed the profound issues of climate change in the Arctic. The future of the North Pole will be full of risk and intrigue. We need to understand the problem better. Listen in.

Aug 22 2019
20 mins
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