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A podcast that makes the climate crisis the top issue of the 2020 presidential election.

A podcast that makes the climate crisis the top issue of the 2020 presidential election.
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United States

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A podcast that makes the climate crisis the top issue of the 2020 presidential election.

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English

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917-548-3344


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What Working Class Voters Want

11/7/2019
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Trump has officially started to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement — and that could threaten our collective ability to act on the crisis. Then in honor of election week, Working America’s Karen Nussbaum explains how to rally undecided voters who are up for grabs in the 2020 presidential race. Plus, sociologist Arlie Hochschild talks building bridges with right wing voters.

Duration:00:29:00

Far From Normal

10/31/2019
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A new round of wildfires lights up large swaths of California and for one of our hosts — it's personal. Writer David Wallace-Wells breaks down how the state became a place that's constantly plagued by wildfires, and what we can do to stop them — that is, using less fossil fuels. Then, journalist Amy Westervelt makes her case for climate rage as the West Coast burns and Exxon Mobil goes on trial for defrauding its investors.

Duration:00:29:48

Exxon, Inslee and the GOP Narrative

10/24/2019
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Our hosts recap the beginnings of a historic trial to challenge a major oil company for fueling the climate crisis. Then, former presidential candidate and current Washington Governor Jay Inslee muses on the scope of executive authority to curb emissions. Finally, we pivot to the other side of the isle as one of Trump's pollsters draws back the curtain on the president's climate rhetoric.

Duration:00:27:44

Not One Question. Really?

10/17/2019
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Climate was a dead-on-arrival and it makes our hosts wonder ... is anyone even taking this issue seriously? Then Journalist Maggie Badore breaks down exactly where the candidates stand on climate, and a conversation with NYC Youth Organizer Xiye Bastida on where the movement goes from here after an explosive few months of climate action.

Duration:00:26:57

Storming the Banks

10/10/2019
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Activists have their sights on the banks. Jeff and David break down a week of theatrical protests from Extinction Rebellion -- a UK climate group that’s calling out big banks for financing fossil fuel companies. Then, energy reporter Russell Gold explains what could force these companies to take our planet's carbon math seriously.

Duration:00:20:13

Trump Flops With Fossil Fuels

10/3/2019
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Impeachment has thrown a monkey wrench into the news cycle -- and the scandal has a climate change link. Then, a covert peek inside an oil executives meeting, and the disconnect between Congress and voters on climate.

Duration:00:28:42

Climate Captures The World

9/26/2019
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To kick off Climate 2020, David Gelber and Jeff Nesbit discuss the whirlwind global climate strike and the UN Climate Action Summit, along with their initial impressions of the candidates' climate positions. Then, we get insider insights from MSNBC's Chris Hayes, and we hear about a new climate news project from veteran journalist Kyle Pope. Then David and producer Janet Babin take a trip to a region of Pennsylvania that could decide the presidential election.

Duration:00:38:20

Welcome to Climate 2020

9/11/2019
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A weekly show that makes climate change the top issue of the 2020 presidential election. Brought to you in association with The Years Project. Hosted by David Gelber of The Planet Project and Jeff Nesbit of ClimateNexus. Premieres September 26.

Duration:00:01:49

Pilot: A discussion between David Gelber and Jeff Nesbit followed by a round table commentary by journalist Kathleen Horan and comedians Brad Einstein, Alise Morales an Rollie Williams.

9/6/2019
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Listen as journalist David Gelber and policy expert Jeff Nesbit make the case as to why climate change should be the number one campaign issue of the 2020 presidential election. Millennial comedians also weigh in on the democratic hopefuls.

Duration:00:15:35