Stefan starts the show with the first full instalment in his series "planning to win" talking about how major oil companies are finally admitting that the oil business is being hurt badly by climate action. Exxon has admitted that they may need to leave at least some of the oil in the ground due to market forces in the age of climate change. Stefan talks about how this relates to our transition away from the fossil fuel economy. This weeks "plan to win" segment is brought to you by Community Resilience.
After the break we spend the middle section discussing the ongoing protests at the Dakota Access Pipeline which resulted in over 100 more arrests of protestors this week bringing the total to over 260 since the action began.
Hosts discuss the most recent developments, what this means for the upcoming U.S. elections, and the disparity between the police reaction to this action and to the #OregonStandoff where armed militia took over a federal building for a 41 days.
In the final section, Daryn takes a variety of breaking news items to once again try to appeal to Justin Trudeau. Insisting that if he wants to stay popular, and more importantly keep in office, he's going to have to stop assuming that everyone will support his government as long as he makes a show of listening to people instead of whats actually needed which is listening and then acting.
Daryn makes the case that the Liberal Government so far has been much more of a rebranding of the same old conservative "Harper" era polices, but actual change that fits the data. Trudeau, consultation is not what you do instead of action. We are watching, and more and more people are waking up to the fact that the only way to get you to act is to put political pressure on you. Pressure is coming.
- Youth Toss a Wrench in the Liberal Likability Machine (recommended read of-the-week)
Opportunity for Comment! Let them know what you think: Environment Committee seeks input from stakeholders for its review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
This week Stefan and Daryn discuss the need for, but difficulty in creating a national food policy in Canada and appeal to your inner maker to build some home-made renewable power!
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