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We talk with our special guest, MA State Representative Jeff Roy. The last time Jeff was with us we were all waiting for the governor to take action on the recent climate legislation. Now that it is on the books, what is next for our journey along the roadmap?

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Both the MA House and Senate have passed their own version of climate legislation. Now the differences must be resolve to get a final joint bill. We speak with Tim Cronin to learn about the process, the issues and how climate activists can influence the final bill.

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The California fires represent a sea change in how the state approaches the future. We discuss some of the options.

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The retirement of Anthony Kennedy is bad news for climate hawks (along with lots of others.) That bad news comes together with cruelty on our borders, against both children and Muslims. How should we interpret these events and formulate a path forward? Listen in.

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The ‘nuclear option’ has been used. What will the consequences be for climate policy? Only time we tell, but we take a look at some leading indicators. Listen in!

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The President’s Clean Power Plan is on a steady path to the Supreme Court. By June of 2017, the constitutionality of the Plan will be determined. The court making that determination may have only eight members, or it might have a new ninth member who will have a big impact on the final ruling. We discuss the climate implications of who that ninth justice might be, and how it all might play out. (Emphasis on the word might.) Listen in!
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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.
Thanks for listening.
…Ted McIntyre

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The Keystone victory has left us smarter and stronger. What is next? We can fight pipelines, support new wind projects and demand to stop extraction of fossil fuel on Federal land. We discuss.
Check out live  links at our blog, http://www.massclimateaction.net/blog.
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.

Thanks for listening.
…Ted McIntyre

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Naomi Klein started it all with her book This Changes Everything , which pointed out the links between climate, social ills and our ‘system’ of running the world.    Now, there we have The Next System Project which tries to provide some concrete ideas about how to build the successor system to our current economic methods.

The reading list:
•    An overview of the concept from the Common Dreams website
•    A pdf describing the project and possible Next System ideas
•    Some commentary from Grist

Check out live  links at our blog, https://massclimateaction.wordpress.com/2015/04/10/building-the-next-system-the-climate-minute-podcast/

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.

Thanks for listening.
…Ted McIntyre

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