Join us this week as Mariah Tinger and D.R. Tucker discuss the Sunrise Movement, the need for the democrats to take a stand on climate, and how bipartisanship may impede progress.

Links for further reading:
Sunrise Movement https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2018/11/14/18094452/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-nancy-pelosi-protest-climate-change-2020
Midterms 2018: climate politics are polarized, but Democrats can still move forward – Vox https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2018/11/12/18078156/midterms-2018-climate-change-clean-energy-politics-polarized
Democrats Said to Plan Revival of Climate Change Panel in House – Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-08/democrats-said-to-plan-revival-of-climate-change-panel-in-house
With Democratic Majority, Climate Change Is Back on U.S. House Agenda | InsideClimate News https://insideclimatenews.org/news/07112018/election-2018-climate-change-democratic-majority-house-congress-energy-senate-governors-initiatives

Because we recognize the necessity of personal accountability for our actions, because we accept responsibility for building a durable future and because we believe it is our patriotic duty as citizens to speak out, we must insist that the United States put a price on carbon.

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Join us this week as Mariah Tinger and D.R. Tucker discuss the wildfires in California, their connection to climate change, and how the media and politicians are handling the tragedy.
Links for further reading:
https://www.sfchronicle.com/california-wildfires/article/PG-E-sued-by-Camp-Fire-victims-13389460.php
https://deadline.com/2018/11/california-governor-jerry-brown-donald-trump-woolsey-fire-camp-fire-hill-fire-southern-california-1202499873/
https://www.mediamatters.org/video/2018/11/13/MSNBCs-Stephanie-Ruhle-calls-out-Trump-for-ignoring-climate-change-and-falsely-blaming-wil/222061

Because we recognize the necessity of personal accountability for our actions, because we accept responsibility for building a durable future and because we believe it is our patriotic duty as citizens to speak out, we must insist that the United States put a price on carbon.

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We have a new Congress. Where do we go from here? In this second of two shows, we discuss some of the possibilities from a climate hawk's perspective.

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The 11/6 election produced a Congress that believes in the rule of law and the value of scientific evidence. Where do we go from here? In this first of two shows, we give a 'hot take' of personal reactions to the election from a climate hawk's perspective.

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To say the future of democracy is on the line in the election is not an understatement. But there are also a variety of climate related ballot questions from around the country. Listen in, and be sure to vote!

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We discuss artist Jenny Kendler's piece, Birds Watching, a 40-foot sculpture at the Storm King Art Center in New York's Hudson Valley. Jenny's project features a single, reflective eye from each of 100 species threatened or endangered by climate change, showing us "what we stand to lose," in the words of the artist. This is the first of two interviews with Jenny, discussing her climate action through art.

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We talk to Nathaniel Stinnett of the Environmental Voter Project about what makes people vote. It turns out that two motivations to vote are peer pressure (you don’t want to be the only one who DIDN’T vote in this wave election) and expressing your deeply held commitment to the earth. Enviro’s should ‘vote like it is your job’ and take pride in expressing their green credentials at the ballot box. Listen in for tips on how to help motivate your friends and neighbors to vote for the planet.

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The newest IPCC report lead us to consider “who” needs to change in order to save the future, and suggests that we need to find new ways to discuss climate.

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The infrastructure of natural gas pipelines showed it’s danger recently when multiple explosions in three Merrimack Valley communities occurred simultaneously. How should a climate hawk think about this? Is it a chance to ‘electrify everything?’ If you want to help, check out Nathan Phillips gofundme page.

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Elizabeth Warren has proposed an "Accountable Capitalism Act." Listen in as we discuss this from a Climate Hawk's perspective. Spoiler alert- it is a good idea.

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