On September 17, 2018: For Part 2 of our 3-Part Series on Course Correcting Climate Change, City Visions co-host Ethan Elkind reports on the highlights of the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. Among the major announcements were California's commitments to a 100% clean energy grid and to carbon neutrality by 2045. As the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in California, how will the transportation industry respond to the challenge to become fossil free? How will your commute change? Join the conversation with co-hosts Joseph Pace and Ethan Elkind and our panel of guests.
This week, California Governor Jerry Brown is co-chairing the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, which is bringing together business executives and politicians to discuss solutions to climate change. Many grassroots activists say the summit is too focused on market based approaches that do not prioritize people on the front lines, especially people of color and indigenous communities.
On September 8, people in cities around the world are taking to the streets to call on local leaders to commit to transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy. The actions in San Francisco will coincide with the Global Climate Action Summit. We'll discuss coverage. We'll also talk about the Environmental Protection Agency under Andrew Wheeler, the man who replaced Scott Pruitt.
What are some of the must-see environmental films this year? From September 6th through the 13th, the San Francisco Green Film Fest is highlighting a number of films focusing on water, fire, air, and earth.
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation about Northern California’s multiple fires, which have consumed hundreds of thousands of acres, and demolished thousands of homes.
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with award winning journalist Paul Greenberg about his new book, TheOmega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet.
On this week's One Planet series, we'll discuss the connections between the ongoing heat waves and climate change. In recent weeks, 80 million Americans have been placed under heat warnings, and the extreme heat in the US and across the world has claimed dozens of lives.
After months of scandals and ethics investigations, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned — to be replaced by the veteran coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler. On the next Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss the ongoing changes at the EPA.
Monday 6/25's broadcast of Your Call: Our One Planet series
On this edition of Your Call's One Planet Series, we'll discuss climate science education for K-12 students. Last Spring, teachers across the country received a package from the libertarian Heartland Institute called 'Why Scientists Disagree About Global Warming.'
On this edition of Your Call’s one Planet Series, we’ll speak with award-winning writer, activist and academic Raj Patel about his new book, A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things: A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet.
On this edition of Your Call's One Planet Series, National Book Award-winner William Vollmann joins us to talk about his latest work, No Immediate Danger -- the first of two volumes he's written about what he calls "carbon ideologies."
On the next Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll speak with Penn State professor and climatologist Michael Mann who calls the Trump administration the most anti-science and anti-environmental administration in US history.
Monday January 15, 2018's broadcast of Your Call: our One Planet Series
We're marking MLK Jr. Day by discussing environmental justice with Mustafa Ali, the former head of the EPA's environmental justice program. Over the past 24 years, he's worked with hundreds of communities of color, low income communities, and indigenous populations.
Tuesday January 2nd, 2018's broadcast of Your Call
On the first Your Call of 2018, we'll be joined by a panel of young environmental activists from around the Bay Area to discuss the state of the environmental movement. How are they connecting global crises with local action? What did they accomplish in 2017 and what's at the top of their agenda for the new year?
It has been a momentous week for the groundbreaking climate change lawsuit, Juliana v. United States. It was brought two years ago by 21 children and young adults against the US government for its actions that cause global warming.
The Monday December 11, 2017 broadcast of Your Call
What do we need to know about the relationship between birds and humans? On the next Your Call's One Planet Series, we’ll speak with New York Times writer Jim Robbins about his new book The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a Better Future.
California makes international headlines for leading the way on global climate solutions. At the climate conference in Bonn, Germany, Governor Jerry Brown championed California’s role in transitioning to renewable energy, but activists called him out for continuing to promote oil and gas extraction in the state. How fast are we moving towards true sustainability?
On the next Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss the relationship between climate change and physical and mental health with Drs. Jay Lemery and Paul Auerbach, authors of Enviromedics: The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health.
Monday September 25, 2017 broadcast of Your Call: One Planet
In 2015, a massive investigation by Inside Climate News and the LA Times detailed how Exxon conducted cutting-edge climate research decades ago and then, without revealing all that it had learned, worked at the forefront of climate denial.
Thursday September 7, 2017's broadcast of Your Call
Who's running the government under Donald Trump? That’s the question journalist John Nichols explores in his new book, Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America.