Today is our esteemed colleague, D.R. Tucker’s final regular podcast with the show as he moves onto other work. Thus, it is not to be missed! D.R. has been a rock for the show and is unfailingly knowledgeable and upbeat. Conversations with him are always fun! Listen in as we discuss how history is repeating itself, with Ryan Zinke stepping down as Secretary of the Interior only to usher in a potentially more damaging successor. We also dive into a Circuit Court that quoted The Lorax in their decision, the final reports from the COP 24 in Katowice, Poland, and review Chris Hayes’ and Dave Roberts’ recent podcast on the epistemic crisis in America. Tune in to find out more.
Links for further information:
Zinke’s Likely Successor is a Former Oil Lobbyist Who Has Influenced Trump’s Energy Policy https://nyti.ms/2GioFOF?smid=nytcore-ios-share
Zinke Resigns as Interior Secretary Amid Slew of Scandals https://thinkprogress.org/interior-secretary-zinke-resigns-amid-scandals-d01c859dea16/
Fourth Circuit Find Forest Service Did Not Speak for the Trees https://www.mgkflitigationblog.com/fourth-circuit-FERC-forest-service-cowpasture-NEPA
What Was Agreed at Katowice and Why Did It Take So Long? https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/dec/16/what-was-agreed-at-cop24-in-poland-and-why-did-it-take-so-long
Assessing America’s Information Crisis with Dave Roberts https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/assessing-america-s-information-crisis-david-roberts-podcast-transcript-ncna943701
Katharine Hayhoe’s TedTalk “The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Fight Climate Change: Talk About It” https://www.ted.com/talks/katharine_hayhoe_the_most_important_thing_you_can_do_to_fight_climate_change_talk_about_it
What did you have for breakfast?
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.