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Keep Karl on Parl

Kevin Caners from the Elephant Podcast joins us live from Paris at COP21 for the final few hours of negotiation. Kevin gives us the scoop on what's going on on the ground, and what to expect from civil society during the last few hours of the meeting.

Follow the live-streaming tweets from the Guardian from the talks here.

It's like a playoff game! (but for survival of life on earth :P)

Learn more about Kevin and the Elephant Podcast here.

In the middle section of the show, the hosts do a revisit of the supposed "controversy" of Canadian eco-groups "selling out" to join forces with Big Oil. This story isn't what it seems, and we corrected a few pieces of info from last week. However, there is still some parts to be unhappy about… just not the things that people seem to be upset about. We break it down piece by piece on this weeks show.

If you are interested in this story we urge you to read ALL FOUR of these links, as they all have very different perspectives and as usual… the truth is somewhere in the middle.

Secret oilsands deal spurred by Alberta NDP's concern over project cancellations, green group says

The Collaborative Model Takes Root in Alberta's Tar Sands

Opinion: Alberta's climate plan stands in the way of Canada's

Open Letter by Tzeporah Berman on the "controversy":
Deal by A Climate Friendly Canada and Climate Policy in the Tar sands? What's Next?

 

For citations and full credits you can view the perminent show post here.

 

 

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