climate change

November 17, 2014
Climate Change at the G20

Analyzing the Historic U.S.-China Climate Change Agreement

November 14, 2014 - Segment 3 - We discuss the historic climate change agreement announced today between President Obama and China's President Xi Jinping, in which both countries vowed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next two decades.
November 4, 2014
Why Are Black Lawmakers Fighting Clean Energy?

Why Are Black Lawmakers Fighting Clean Energy?

October 31, 2014 - Segment 2 - We talk about the influence that the Edison Electric Institute, ALEC, and the coal industry are exerting on a number of organizations of Black elected officials.
October 28, 2014

Naomi Klein on Capitalism and the Climate

October 27, 2014 - Segment 4 - We are joined by Naomi Klein, award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist for The Nation and the Guardian. She discusses her latest book "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate."
September 30, 2014

Climate Change Marches and Summits

September 26, 2014 - Segment 2 - In light of the People's Climate March last Sunday and the United Nations Climate Summit this week, we examine key issues in the debate over climate change, with: Jacqueline Patterson, Director of the NAACP Climate Justice Initiative; Brentin Mock, Justice Editor for Grist; and Mike Tidwell, founder and director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network and author of The Ravaging Tide: Strange Weather, Future Katrinas, and the Race to Save America's Coastal Cities.
August 29, 2014

Sound Bites: How We Talk About Climate Change

August 26, 2014 - Segment 3 - It's a brand new episode of Sound Bites, where we'll discuss climate change, particularly the way advocates, experts, and activists speak about it.
July 1, 2014

Sound Bites: Chesapeake Bay | Climate Justice | Gather Baltimore

July 1, 2014 - Segment 4 - We begin our weekly hour of Sound Bites by checking in with Tim Wheeler, reporter for The Baltimore Sun's environmental blog B'More Green, on the Chesapeake Bay. Next we talk about climate change across the U.S. with Jacqueline Patterson, Director of the NAACP Climate Justice Initiative; and Brentin Mock, a journalist who writes about environmental issues for Grist. We close out the show with a visit from Arthur Morgan, founder of Gather Baltimore. Gather Baltimore will be hosting a fundraiser spaghetti dinner next week.
May 14, 2014
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Climate Change: A Conversation With Activists And Journalists

May 14, 2014 - Segment 5 - We turn our attention to Climate Change, with guests: Daphne Wysham, Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, where she directs the Sustainable Energy & Economy Network and the Genuine Progress Project; Rev. Meredith Moise, Ordained Minister, writer, community activist and teacher, who currently works at a clean energy non-profit that organizes communities in Baltimore to purchase clean energy collectively; and Julia Kumari Drapkin, Lead Producer foriSeeChange at KVNF, a public media experiment in community environmental science reporting.
March 10, 2014
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Personal And Political Implications Of Julia Kumari Drapkin

March 7, 2014 - Segment 3 - We talk about climate change and its personal and political implications with Julia Kumari Drapkin, lead producer for iSeeChange at KVNF, a public media experiment in community environmental science reporting out of Western Colorado.
February 10, 2014
Keystone XL Pipeline Protest

Is Approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline Inevitable?

February 10, 2014 - Segment 3 - We turn to the controversy over the Keystone XL Pipeline. Last week the U.S. Department of State released the results of a study on the pipeline, stating that approval of the pipeline would not have a significant impact on climate change - because, whether or not the pipeline is approved, the oil will be extracted anyway. Environmental activists continue to organize against the pipeline.
January 7, 2014
Polar vortex

Chilling Temperatures: Polar Vortex and Climate Change

January 7, 2014 - Segment 2 - Daphne Wysham, Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, where she directs their Sustainable Energy and Economy Network and the Genuine Progress Project, joins us to discuss the chilling temperatures, the polar vortex, and climate change.
October 31, 2013
Hurricane Sandy

One Year Since Hurricane Sandy: The Challenges That Remain and Climate Change

October 30, 2013 - Segment 2 - We reflect on the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, a super storm that caused massive damage on the East Coast. We talk about the challenges those affected are still facing in the year after the storm and what it says about climate change.
October 11, 2013
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Mark Hertsgaard On Climate Change

October 11, 2013 - Segment 5 - Stay tuned at 10:00 when we turn to climate change and some recent encouraging trends, with Mark Hertsgaard, fellow of the New America Foundation, and author, most recently, of Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth.