Climate Change at Democracy Now!

For those of us that are new to the problem of the Climate Emergency or are looking for good solid reporting Democracy Now! is a unique news broadcast that diverges in nature of the typical corporate media. DN!’s hour long broadcast is well worth watching in its entirety. Below are some segments on the Climate Emergency from the last few weeks:

Tuesday Sept 24,2019
+ How Dare You! Greta Thunberg Slams World’s Focus on Economic “Fairy Tales” While Ecosystems Collapse
+ In Landmark UN Complaint, 16 Children Accuse Nations of Failing to Protect Them from Climate Change
+ Meet Brazil’s Indigenous Leader Attacked by Bolsonaro at U.N. over Efforts to Preserve the Amazon

Monday Sept 23,2019
+ “This Is Our Time. This Is Our Future.” Voices from the Historic Youth Climate Strike in NYC
+ Millions Took Part in the Youth-Led Global Climate Strike Friday. Here’s Why People Marched
+ 19-Year-Old Indigenous Climate Activist Artemisa Xakriabá: “We Fight for Mother Earth”
+ “Our House Is on Fire”: Greta Thunberg Addresses Hundreds of Thousands at NYC Climate Strike
+ Bill McKibben: Youth Who Led Global Climate Strike Are Bringing a New “Spirit” to Climate Fight

Friday Sept 21,2019
+ “Young People Have Had Enough”: Global Climate Strike Youth Activists on Why They Are Marching Today
+ Kelsey Juliana v. U.S.: Meet the Young Woman Suing the Federal Government over the Climate Crisis
+ This Afghan Teen Was Set to Join First-Ever U.N. Youth Climate Summit, But U.S. Denied His Visa

Thursday Sept 19,2019
+ Amnesty Head: Climate Crisis Is a “Death Penalty” for Humanity. Leaders Need Political Will to Act

Tuesday Sept 17,2019
+ Naomi Klein: The Climate Crisis Demands Radical Change. Paper Straws Are a Distraction, Not Solution
+ “On Fire”: In New Book, Naomi Klein Makes the Case for a Green New Deal to Save the Planet
+ Naomi Klein: Greta Thunberg Is a “Prophetic Voice” in Fight for Climate Justice
+ Ecofascism: Naomi Klein Warns the Far Right’s Embrace of White Supremacy Is Tied to Climate Crisis

Wednesday Sept 11,2019
+ “We Are Striking to Disrupt the System”: An Hour with 16-Year-Old Climate Activist Greta Thunberg.

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