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George Monbiot comments on the Stern report

Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: There’s a recent report the British government commissioned called The Stern Review. It said as follows: �The scientific evidence is now overwhelming. Climate change presents very serious global risks and it demands an urgent global response.� How significant is this report? GEORGE MONBIOT, AUTHOR: The significance is as follows: […]

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Phil Donahue

Phil Donahue: “It’s apparently the only chance we’re going to have to feature news reporters… who are willing to behave inelegantly by sticking their nose under the tent to learn what the righteous and powerful have in store for us.” Story Transcript PHIL DONAHUE, FORMER TALK SHOW HOST: I think the idea of creating a […]

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Robert McChesney

Robert W. McChesney: “This is the sort of thing we can build right now without anyone else’s permission, from the government, or from the business community.” Story Transcript ROBERT W. MCCHESNEY, PRESIDENT, FREE PRESS: To give the best example of how bad it was, Colin Powell’s speech at the United Nations shortly before the US […]

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Interview with Dr. David Suzuki

He states that the media has to take responsibility for the fact that there is a notion that the issue of climate change is still controversial, even though the vast majority of climatologists in the world say something must be done. Story Transcript DR. DAVID SUZUKI, ENVIRONMENTALIST AND BROADCASTER: In the United States, there has […]