Daily Archives: January 8, 2016

Leaked Heartland Institute Emails: Inside the Climate Denier Right Wing Think Tank


Sam Seder

Uploaded on Feb 23, 2012

From the Majority Report, live M-F 11:30am EST and via daily podcast at http://Majority.FM:
Leaked emails from the Heartland Institute, a climate change denier right wing think tank, has uncovered some interesting information…

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Meet the ‘climate realists’: The Heartland Institute comes to Paris


Climate Home

Published on Jan 8, 2016

Climate Home goes along to the Hotel California, where the world’s leading sceptic think tank on man-made climate change is holding an event to ‘examine the data’.
It comes as 195 countries work to strike a new global warming pact on Paris’ margins.

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Sherry Turkle: Reclaiming Conversation


The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Published on Jan 8, 2016

Once a believer and now a skeptic, Sherry Turkle sees digital technology as “implicated in an assault on empathy that touches every aspect of our lives.” The author of “Reclaiming Conversation” joins The Agenda to discuss why she believes sacrificing conversation for digital connection is not worth it.

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Is Aliso Canyon California’s BP Blowout?


thomhartmann

Published on Jan 8, 2016

Thom Hartmann talks with Congressman Brad Sherman, Democratic Congressman, 30th District, California
Website: https://sherman.house.gov/, about the massive natural gas leak in Porter Ranch, California.

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State of Emergency in California over toxic gas leak


Al Jazeera English

Published on Jan 8, 2016

The governor of the US state of California has declared a state of emergency following a natural gas leak in Los Angeles. More than two thousand families have already left their homes. Experts say it could be weeks before the leak is contained. Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports.

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Chamber of Commerce throws support behind TPP


RT America

Published on Jan 8, 2016

The US Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind the controversial and secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the 12-nation trade deal which could regulate the international trade for food, pharmaceuticals and intellectual property. RT’s Lindsay France examines the lobbying group’s decision to support the controversial deal.

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People are still being misled about Keystone pipeline – activist


RT America

Published on Jan 8, 2016

The company behind the Keystone XL Pipeline, TransCanada, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the federal government for what they claim to be the “politically-driven denial of Keystone’s application.” RT’s Ashlee Banks speaks with Jane Kleeb of Bold Nebraska about TransCanada’s attempt to sue the US government and take millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money.

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