Earthgauge Radio – April 17, 2018
Edition #14 of Earthgauge News for the week of April 16, 2018.
A weekly Canadian environmental news podcast featuring stories from across Canada and around the world.
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On the show this week:
- Palm oil is being banned by a major UK supermarket
- The 2 degrees global warming target won’t hold off climate change
- Costa Rica’s new president vows emancipation from dirty transport
- New Zealand bans oil and gas exploration
- The premiers of Alberta and BC meet with PM Trudeau to discuss the Kinder Morgan Transmountain pipeline while the Keystone pipeline in the US bursts and spills
- Oil drilling is approved in a marine protected area in Newfoundland.
Also on the show this week, feature interviews with Clair Brown, a Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley and the author of the book Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science and Kevin Taft, former politician and author of Oil’s Deep State: how the petroleum industry undermines democracy and stops action on global warming.