Tag Archives: Environment

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Latina Women: Health and Finances. Fatal Bullying. California Bans Toxic Pesticide.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14 PROGRAM # 8715 12:00 PM PT Latina Women: Health and Finances. Latina women entrepreneurs gather this week in a summit in Berkeley, CA to discuss plans towards developing cooperative businesses that benefit them, their families and their communities. Advancing the idea that women need to “cuddle” their finances, body, mind and spirit, […]

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Youth Climate Strikes.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2 PROGRAM # 8707 12:00 PM PT Youth Climate Strikes. The United Nations Climate Action Summit ended last week with urgent calls in the streets for action on fossil fuels but few promises from world leaders to take stronger action against global warming. In this program, youth activists comment on the next steps […]

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Trump Against California Clean Car Rules. Also, Youth Climate Activism.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 PROGRAM # 8700 12:00 PM PT Trump Against California Clean Car Rules. President Trump announced he is revoking California authority to regulate its own air quality, setting up the ground for an intense legal battle. California has been allowed to set its own air pollution standards for cars, which are stricter than […]

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Brazil’s Amazon on Fire. Also, Save the Planet: Eat More Plants.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 PROGRAM # 8690 12:00 PM PT Brazil’s Amazon on Fire. One of the world’s largest retailers is joining other companies in suspending leather purchases from Brazil over concerns cattle ranching is causing deforestation and the raging wildfires in the Amazon. An environmental leader talks about the devastation of the historic Amazon fires, […]

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Another Push to Ban Toxic Pesticide. Also, Rating the Fight Against Cancer.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15 PROGRAM # 8673 12:00 PM PT Another Push to Ban Toxic Pesticide. Health and labor groups are suing the Trump administration after its environmental agency refused to ban a widely used pesticide, linked to permanent brain damage in young children and farmworker poisonings. Last month, the EPA gave the green light to […]

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Mueller Hearing. ICE Agents Broke Window, Arrest Immigrant. Clean Water Bill Signed Into Law.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24 PROGRAM # 8657 12:00 PM PT Mueller Hearing. Special Counsel Bob Mueller testifies today before Congress to answer additional questions about his report on ties between Russia and Trump’s campaign and obstruction of justice. On other news, the House votes down a motion to impeach President Trump. At his testifying before two […]

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Auto emissions, clean water and more. Also, Unrest in Puerto Rico.

THURSDAY, JULY 18 PROGRAM # 8653 12:00 PM PT Auto emissions, clean water and more. In a major victory for grassroots organizers, the California legislature passed a bill for clean drinking water to address the contaminated water crisis in rural communities. On other news, a bipartisan coalition of governors is calling for strong, national clean […]

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Groundbreaking Protections for Farmworkers. Also, Coal Plants to Make a Comeback.

MONDAY, JUNE 24 PROGRAM # 8635 12:00 PM PT Groundbreaking Protections for Farmworkers. The New York Assembly and Senate passed farm labor bills that for the first time give farmworkers the right to unionize, collect overtime pay and unemployment benefits, and take at least one day off per week. Despite the opposition of the agricultural […]

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Climate Change Threatens Public Health. Also, Cities Want Their Own Public Banks.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29 PROGRAM # 8617 12:00 PM PT Climate Change Threatens Public Health. For years, California has been hit by devastating wildfires, floods, droughts, and dangerous heat waves, which are expected to continue and multiply. Activists warn that if no urgent policy action is taken, the human-caused global warming will soon become a public […]

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Bolsonaro, Trump and the Amazon Rainforest. Also, California Bans Controversial Farm Pesticide.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 PROGRAM # 8607 12:00 PM PT Bolsonaro, Trump and the Amazon Rainforest. This is a conversation with a recently recognized activist who for decades has been in the forefront advocating for the world’s rainforests and human rights. She comments on the challenges faced by the Amazon basin, the world’s largest tropical rain […]

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