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Redwood Mary, Marta Benavides and Teddy Roosevelt IV

3_maryroseMarta_benavidesBetsy’s guests in the first part of the program are Redwood Mary co-founder of the Women’s Global Green Network and Marta Benavides ecoactivist from El Salvador,
Celebrating Women’s leadership in sustainable development

Listen (part 1: 10 min)  Listen (part 2: 6 min)

3_teddy_rooseveltIn the second part of the program, Betsy’s guest is Teddy Roosevelt IV  talking about climate change, business and jobs.
                         Listen  (19 min)

LISTEN to the whole program (37 min)

Editing reports on climate change and Last child in the woods

0_hurricane_catarina0_1In the first part of the program Betsy talks about how according to the Government Accountability Project the scientific reports concerning climate change were "edited" to increase the perception of uncertainty, as reported in the New York Times. Betsy’s guests are Brenda Ekwurzel of the Union of Concerned Scientists and Myron Ebell of the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

LISTEN ( 18min)

Clim_change_earthMore info:
On June 10  Philip Cooney has resigned from his position.
Science Academies of Britain, France, Russia, Germany, the U.S., Japan, Italy and Canada,
along with those of Brazil, China and India, called on G-8 countries to
"identify cost-effective steps that can be taken now to contribute to
substantial and long-term reductions in net global greenhouse gas

0_bookreview_last_child_10_richard_louv_1In the second part of the show Betsy’s guest is Richard Louv author of Last Child in the woods, Saving our Children from Nature Deficit disorder.  LISTEN (18 min)

If you want to LISTEN to both segments (36 min)

4 minutes of Gore’s speech in San Francisco

Al Gore delivered in San Francisco an energizing speech about the planetary emergency.
This is a very short part of it (4 min) but we think you’ll like it. Strangely the recording erased the beginning is terrorism the only threat… sorry about that.

Even shorter, 9 seconds of Mayor Gavin Newsom  LISTEN

Betsy on Air America’s Morning Sedition

Mar_maronMark_rileyBetsy got up very early this morning to talk with Mark Maron and Mark Riley on Air America Morning Sedition.
She spoke about World Environment Week in San Francisco, the absence of any representative of the US goverment, the Mayor’s initiative to combat global warming and Al Gore’s presentation.
LISTEN (7min)

The greenest cities in the US

0_warren_karlenzig3_green_cities_1Warren Kelvenzig, Chief Strategy Officer of Sustainlane speaks about the most sustainable cities. They came up with ranking 25 US cities on a sustainability scale.
Betsy mentions the US mayors climate protection agreement proposed by Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels. Look at the cities involved and their mayors.

Listen (38 min)

Top Ten Cities
1 San Francisco
2 Portland
3 Berkeley
4 Seattle
5 Santa Monica
6 Austin
7 New York
8 Chicago
9 Oakland
10 (tie) Minneapolis
10 (tie) Denver


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