What do you get when you mix Tea Party Patriots with solar-loving Sierra Clubbers in Georgia? The Green Tea Party Coalition and stirring up the pot is Debbie Dooley who joins us with the story on how this "unholy alliance" got cooked up and why it has the Koch Brothers steamed!
A national eco hotel program is gathering steam as membership doubles in TripAdvisors GreenLeaders hospitality division. Jenny Rushmore talks about progress in the effort to make America's hotels and motels less wasteful and more resource efficient.
The devastating floods in the hills around Boulder, Colorado are being called "biblical" in proportion and not just by environmentally minded folks. Affected residents are
reeling from damage to human life and property. Laura Pritchettis one such local who
has written about the message nature is sending in these extreme weather events.
You may have heard about the recently launched Green Tea Coalition in Georgia. We'll meet one of the founders, Shane Owl-Greason, and hear about the revelations that led to the forming of this "unholy alliance" between Tea Party Patriots and solar-power loving environmentalists, including the Sierra Club. This development is a win-win for the environment and for politics NOT-as-usual as well as containing a template for other seemingly disparate issues and interests.
Alyssa Durnien is a survivor of Hurricane Sandy and field organizer for Occupy Sandy in New Jersey. Hear why it is outrageous that networks such as CNBC have an irresponsible approach to covering climate (or not)!