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Striking the political match
Date
2019-09-20
Main contributors
Melendez, Alice; McCabe, Janet; Geiger, Nathan; Hirji, Zahra; Johnson, Nathanael
Summary
September 20 is the first day of the Global Climate Strike. It's an event that follows the rise of youth organizations like the Sunrise Movement and Zero Hour, a full year of Fridays for Future school strikes and CNN's 7-hour climate change town hall marathon. At every level of society, people have gotten involved in the politics of the environment. In this episode, the team talks with activists, a communication scientist and journalists to find out how much of a difference any of it can make. 4:30 - Louisville, Kentucky, Global Climate Strike and Extinction Rebellion story, featuring Alice Melendez 12:15 - interview between Janet McCabe and IU environmental communications scientist Nathan Geiger 20:15 - interview between Janet McCabe, Zahra Hirji of BuzzFeed News and Nathanael Johnson of Grist
Collection
MSCH_In This Climate_Podcast
Unit
The Media School
Notes

Season 1, Episode 3