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The Climate Pod

Jul 1, 2020

This week, Climate Reality's Strategic Partnerships Manager William J. Barber III joins the show to tell us about the organization's upcoming Leadership Corps' Global Training from July 18-26. Barber III explains how this year's event will provide a greater focus on environmental justice and discusses the piece he recently co-authored in The Nation with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, "Racism and Covid-19 Are a Lethal Combination."

Then, Silja Halle, Coordinator of Women, Natural Resources, Climate & Peace for the United Nations' Environment Programme, and Dr. Amiera Sawas, Senior Climate and Gender Justice Advisor at ActionAid UK, join the show to discuss the new UN report that highlights links between gender, climate, and security.

Co-hosts Ty Benefiel and Brock Benefiel also discuss Dharna Noor's "Apparently It's Sue Big Oil Week" and "Climate Lawsuits Are Coming For Koch Industries

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