Today, Nicole turns the tables on her climate denier Republican friend, John LeBoutillier, by inviting Climate Hawks Vote's RL Miller to educate him. For Flashback Friday, we go back to 1996 & 1997 for visits with The BoDeans and Keb' Mo'
Although we covered a lot of news on the show today, we were earily consumed by one particularly engrossing story, that of Florida Congressman Joe Garcia who was earnestly engaged in the House Judiciary Committee's hearing on the government's surveillance programs. This sad display was not the only reason we pulled out the Oy FloriDUH fanfare today. Oh no. And the other story isn't nearly as amusing... First, a bit of background. Earlier this week, a new report courtesy of NASA told us what most of us already suspected: a rapidly melting section of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet appears [...]
This morning I was pleased to speak with someone who minces no words when it comes to Global Warming. Max Boykoff is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado in Boulder, and just wrote the book, Who Speaks for the Climate?: Making Sense of Media Reporting on Climate Change. He also recently wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post, "A Dangerous Shift in Obama's 'Climate Change' Rhetoric" In the first hour, I chatted about Romney's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day yesterday with the awesome Cliff Schecter... Before the show ended, I got a call asking if I [...]
I love that Chris Matthews is the expert on the pronunciation of Darth Cheney's name. I have my own take on it that you'll have to hear for yourself. No, I didn't have an "exclusive" interview with Dick Cheney as every TV news show claimed to. Instead, I spoke with Adam Christing, the ironically named producer/writer of the new film, A Mormon President: Joseph Smith and the Mormon Quest for the White House. I also checked in with Bill McKibben, who's still outside the White House protesting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Unfortunately, the State Department just released its Final [...]