Bush administration whistleblower, Rick Piltz, now Founder of Climate Science Watch, joins D.R. Tucker and I to talk about Rio+20, the disconnecting of dots on wildfires, and how the fossil fuel funded disinformation campaign is costing on the climate front.
Just in time for the Rio+20 Earth Summit, Code REDD has announced a new campaign - "a radical market driven" - effort to save the world's threatened forests. Code REDD Founder, Mike Korchinsky explains what's at stake and why this approach is needed.
Climate activist and college student, Geneva Boyer, joins us to grace us with her poignant (and political!) poetry and share her view of what's needed next-- from her generation and elsewhere-- to address the climate crisis.
How can America hope to reach consensus on pressing issues of the day - like climate change - if political polarization and legislative logjams rule the day, and are getting worse? We'll tap into the wisdom of author and columnist for The Washington Post, E.J. Dionne Jr. His new book, Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle for the American Idea in an Age of Discontent, contends that consensus will be impossible if a single national trait or idea dominates the unfolding American story. Dionne reminds us that the strong role of community and greater good are fundamental to our identity and history and offers solutions.