As we embark on another year of urgent climate activism, today’s episode focuses on the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 25) held in Madrid from December 2–14, 2019. Our guests are local COP 25 attendees Brian Lavendel from the Sustaining All Life delegation and Carol Phelps with Christian Climate Observers Program, who share their experiences […]
Climate activism is on the rise throughout the US and globally. Today, host Bert Zipperer gets updates from Lynn Haanen and Sarah Lunnon from Stroud, England about Brexit, Green Party politics, and the Extinction Rebellion movement in the UK.
Sixteen year old Swedish climate activist Greta Thurnberg gained international attention when she lambasted the world’s CEOs for their inaction on climate change at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Since then, Thurnberg has used her new-found fame to call on her cohorts around the world to join in a one-day climate strike […]
With the recent announcement of the Green New Deal, we turn our attention to climate justice for today’s episode. First, we hear from Jess Wallach, an activist with 350 Seattle, about last week’s victory in King County, Washington: a moratorium to prohibit new fossil fuel infrastructure. For the second segment, journalist Alexander Zaitchik shares his […]
In 2015, 21 youth filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government. Their complaint asserts that, through the government’s affirmative actions that cause climate change, it has violated the youngest generation’s constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property, as well as failed to protect essential public trust resources. Timothy Cordon talks about the delay tactics of […]