1 hr 2 min

Earth Day Special! The Fossil Fuel Resistance is Fertile! (G&R 156‪)‬ Green & Red: Podcasts for Scrappy Radicals

    • Politics

The first Earth Day was in 1970 after decades of conservation and environmental advocacy from Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" to real life monkey wrenchers in the deserts of the American West. Since then, like so many other things, it has become by co-opted by corporations, politicians and non-profits looking to do well with environmentally minded consumers, voters and donors. In reality, change always comes from below. 
In our Earth Day special episode, Bob interviews Scott about four moments in environmental history where communities led struggles against fossil fuel companies and governments. They dive into struggles against mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia, the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline, the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock and the community and grassroots led disaster relief after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. 
It's Earth Day 2022 and we're much worse off than we were when it started. Green and Red gets into the issues, examines the institutions at play, names names and talks about the root causes of the environmental crisis and the politics behind it. 
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Outro- Tom Lehrer "Pollution" 
Links//

Climate Justice and Community Renewal: Resistance and Grassroots Solutions. ed. Brian Tokar and Tamra Gilbertson (https://bit.ly/3qSLWZS)
Your liberal heroes really aren’t heroes. (https://bit.ly/3OuIUrA)
Our Long Memories (https://bit.ly/36CMGxS)
Making Green a Threat Again (https://bit.ly/3k3Z1hL)

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This is a Green and Red Podcast  (@PodcastGreenRed) production. Produced  by Bob (@bobbuzzanco) and Scott   (@sparki1969).  “Green and Red Blues"  by Moody.  Editing by Scott

The first Earth Day was in 1970 after decades of conservation and environmental advocacy from Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" to real life monkey wrenchers in the deserts of the American West. Since then, like so many other things, it has become by co-opted by corporations, politicians and non-profits looking to do well with environmentally minded consumers, voters and donors. In reality, change always comes from below. 
In our Earth Day special episode, Bob interviews Scott about four moments in environmental history where communities led struggles against fossil fuel companies and governments. They dive into struggles against mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia, the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline, the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock and the community and grassroots led disaster relief after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. 
It's Earth Day 2022 and we're much worse off than we were when it started. Green and Red gets into the issues, examines the institutions at play, names names and talks about the root causes of the environmental crisis and the politics behind it. 
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Outro- Tom Lehrer "Pollution" 
Links//

Climate Justice and Community Renewal: Resistance and Grassroots Solutions. ed. Brian Tokar and Tamra Gilbertson (https://bit.ly/3qSLWZS)
Your liberal heroes really aren’t heroes. (https://bit.ly/3OuIUrA)
Our Long Memories (https://bit.ly/36CMGxS)
Making Green a Threat Again (https://bit.ly/3k3Z1hL)

Follow Green and Red//

https://linktr.ee/greenandredpodcast
Check out our new website: https://greenandredpodcast.org/
Join our Discord Party: https://bit.ly/36hqx7X

Donate to Green and Red Podcast//

Become a recurring donor at  https://www.patreon.com/greenredpodcast
Or make a one time donation here: https://bit.ly/DonateGandR

This is a Green and Red Podcast  (@PodcastGreenRed) production. Produced  by Bob (@bobbuzzanco) and Scott   (@sparki1969).  “Green and Red Blues"  by Moody.  Editing by Scott

1 hr 2 min