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The Climate Pod

Nov 18, 2020

This week, Jamil Smith, Senior Writer at Rolling Stone for national affairs and culture and an Emmy winner, joins the show to discuss his piece "Another Reason We Can’t Breathe" and the importance of fighting environmental racism during the Biden Administration. We discuss the president-elect's plan, the role of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and how experience with frontline communities should be prioritized when choosing leadership.

Co-hosts Ty Benefiel and Brock Benefiel also discuss Ron Klain's selection as chief of staff and drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. 

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Further Reading:

Trump Administration, in Late Push, Moves to Sell Oil Rights in Arctic Refuge

The Crisis that Forged Biden’s Chief of Staff

What likely voters want to see in a Biden Cabinet

Kamala Harris Is the Right Pick for Every Reason That Should Matter

‘RS Interview: Special Edition’ With Al Gore