Title: Bernie Sanders at the People’s Climate March ——- Description: Speaking at the People’s Climate March in New York City, independent Senator Bernie Sanders discusses a potential 2016 presidential run and how getting money out of politics is critical to addressing the climate crisis. “[President Obama] can and should do more,” Sanders says. “But the major impediment right now is not Obama, it is the Republican Party. We have to call them out on this. We don’t do it enough. These are people who do not even acknowledge the scientific reality because they are beholden to Big Energy money and the Koch brothers.” ——- By: freespeechtv
Title: Bernie Sanders Calls out the Corporate Media ——- Description: Senator Bernie Sanders shares a Think Progress piece that looks at how little coverage the major networks give to stories about money in politics. ——- By: freespeechtv
Title: Heirs of Billionaire Oil Tycoon John D. Rockefeller Join Growing Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement ——- Description: In major climate divestment news, the Rockefeller family, which made their vast fortune on oil, has announced it will begin divesting from fossil fuel companies. The heirs of Standard Oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller are joining a growing movement of institutions and wealthy individuals who are pledging to divest from oil, coal and natural gas companies. ——- By: freespeechtv
Title: Aerial Drone Footage of the People’s Climate March ——- Description: It is estimated that more than 300,000 people filled the streets in New York City for the People’s Climate March on September 21, the largest climate action to date. Organizers say some 2,600 solidarity events took place around the world. The events were scheduled around the world this weekend ahead of Tuesday’s United Nations climate summit. This video footage was taken from a drone in New York City and provided to Democracy Now! anonymously. ——- By: freespeechtv
Title: Bill Mckibben at the People’s Climate March ——- Description: Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org and a lead organizer behind Sunday’s People’s Climate March and global day of action reflects on the historic protest. “There hasn’t been a political gathering about anything this large in this country for many years,” McKibben says. “And I think what it demonstrates is that climate change is at the absolute tip now of people’s consciousness.” ——- By: freespeechtv
Title: Democracy Now to Cover the 2014 People’s Climate March in NY ——- Description: We will be broadcasting Democracy Now’s coverage from the People’s March in New York Cite, part of a global mobilization in advance of a U.N. special session on climate change. Tune in on Sunday, September 21st from 1pm - 5pm ET. Watch on Dish ch. 9415 - DIRECTV ch. 348 - at www.FreeSpeech.org - or ROKU. ——- By: freespeechtv
Title: Arctic Campaign Shell Pushing to Expand Drilling ——- Description: Thom Hartmann talks with John Deans, Arctic Campaign-Greenpeace USA, about the new movie, “Black Ice - the story of the Arctic 30”. http://ift.tt/1mmjcXm ——- By: freespeechtv
Title: People’s Climate March: Diverse Groups Prepare ——- Description: New York City is set to host what could be the largest climate change protest in history. Organizers expect more than 100,000 people to converge for a People’s Climate March on Sunday. Some 2,000 solidarity events are scheduled around the world this weekend ahead of Tuesday’s United Nations climate summit. Full episodes of Democracy Now! can be viewed at the link: http://ift.tt/1lUTwu1 ——- By: freespeechtv
Title: Earthquakes Linked to Fracking ——- Description: Ever since the highly controversial process of fracking first arrived on the scene - numerous studies have shown just how dangerous it can be for the environment and for human lives. But now - a new study released by scientists with the US Geological Survey reveals a near certain connection between fracking and earthquakes. The scientists found evidence “directly linking” earthquakes in Colorado and New Mexico since 2001 with increases in wastewater injection - a process used in fracking. Click the link to watch full episodes from The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann: http://ift.tt/1kl0zll ——- By: freespeechtv
Title: Colombia: A Country Not Afraid to Stand Up to Billionaire’s ——- Description: What if there was a country that wasn’t afraid to stand up to the billionaires - and raise taxes on the wealthy elite? Well there is - but it’s definitely not America. So - what is this mystery country - and how can we be more like it? Click the link to watch full episodes from The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann: http://ift.tt/1kl0zll ——- By: freespeechtv
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