In brief: Desi Doyen of the Green News Report is back on the show for her annual update on climate news and justice! As usual, she brings a social justice angle to her reporting, outlining the truths about who is affected by the policies devastating the climate. Despite 2017 recording the highest number of BILLION dollar disasters in history, Desi shares reasons to be optimistic about the direction we — the global community — are moving in, despite the current U.S. administration’s efforts.
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Links to on-air references:
”SHUTDOWN” via Off Kilter Show (formerly Talk Poverty Radio)
“What happens during a US government shutdown” via CNBC.com
“The Real Cause of the Last Government Shutdown—and the Next One” via The Atlantic
Costliest Year Ever via Green News Report
“US shatters record for disaster costs in 2017” via CNN.com
“Interior puts grants worth hundreds of millions of dollars through political review” via The Washington Post
“Without fanfare, oil companies just received a tax break on New Year’s Day” via The Washington Post
“As Trump Appeals to Farmers, Some of His Policies Don’t” via The New York Times
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