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Green Nazis, ExxposeExxon, saving Asian Bears

0swas_rallyThis week-end on EcoTalk we’ll meet Patrice O’Neill whose film "The
Fire Next Time
" is now showing on PBS . She tells the story of a small Montana town, Kalispell in Flathead Valley, divided by competing
interests; economic growth and environmental protection.

0fi_stokes2_2We’ll learn what
happens when a right wing radio host comes to town and enflames and distorts an
already tense situation by calling for the burning of green swastikas.
(17 min)

also meet Jill Robinson, the founder of the Hong Kong based Animals Asia Foundation. She works to protect from torture Asian Bears -whose bile is used for
traditional medicinal purposes.  LISTEN (11 min)


0exxpose_exxon_nyc_20exxonstatue_1paris_1Finally we’ll learn more about the recently
launched Exxpose Exxon boycott  with Kevin Knobloch, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists. The picture on the left was taken last week in New York and the picture on the right two years ago in … Paris.   LISTEN (7min)

LISTEN to the whole 37 minutes of the program

G8 and GW, Cities and climate change, remembering Gaylord Nelson

0_bush_global_warmingWhat if the world were warming and W’s stubborn streak let it
G-8 came and went and George held strong, refusing to agree to caps
on greenhouse gas emissions, something even oil-thirsty India and China appeared
ready to do in Scotland.
How long can the leader of the biggest contributor to
climate disruption keep his head in the sand?  Mark Hertzgaard,
environmental correspondent for The Nation tells us what’s at stakeLISTEN  (11 min)


0saveourclimate_2 Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels who has led 170+ cities in signing on to Kyoto-like
guidelines speaks about this initiative while attending the conference taking place in Utah:
LISTEN (6 min).

Michele Weiman, Executive Director of the International Council for Local Evironmental Initiative is a co-host of this 3 day event: LISTEN (11 min)

0gaylordnelsonAnd Earth Day co-founder Denis Hayes will join us to remember the
late great Gaylord Nelson. LISTEN (7 min)

LISTEN to the whole program (37 min)

Is GE’s ecomagination for real?

0_eco_elephant0_ge_ecomagination_towerAs General Electric launches a media campaign about ecomagination Betsy asks Frank O’Donnell, of Clean Air Watch for his comments: GE claims it is committed to clean energy but that includes nuclear energy and lobbying for tax breaks for nuclear plants; they also refuse to clean up the Hudson river.
LISTEN (11 min)

Helen Caldicott and the new nuclear danger

2_new_nuclear_danger2_helen_caldicottThis week’s guest is Helen Caldicott MD, author of The new nuclear danger (revised and updated 2004) about the links between the Bush administration and the weaponry industry.
LISTEN (26 min)
More info from:
Physicians for Social Responsibility
The Nuclear Policy Research Institute
LISTEN to the whole program (37 min) (includes Frank O’ Donnell about GE’s ecomagination campaign)

It’s not just Eskimos in Bikinis

An excellent article about global warming by Chip Ward.

It’s not just Eskimos in Bikinis


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