Climate One: Fighting Fossil Fuels All the Way to Prison (4-20-2019)

Climate One

Host: Greg Dalton

Guests: Tim DeChristopher, Founder, Climate Disobedience Center; Georgia Hirsty, National Warehouse Program Manager, Greenpeace; Brendon Steele, Director of Stakeholder Engagement, Future 500

How far would you go to make your voice heard on climate change? College student Tim DeChristopher disrupted an auction for oil and gas leases – and landed in prison. Georgia Hirsty and other Greenpeace activists suspended themselves from a Portland bridge to protest an oil rig bound for the Arctic. Such extreme activism gets headlines, and sometimes results. But is radical civil disobedience the most effective weapon for change? Or is collaborating with corporations to encourage sustainable practices a better way to make a difference?

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