False Solutions to Climate Change and Cycling Quebec’s Route Verte
Today Brett brings us a review of “Hoodwinked in the Houthouse: False Solutions to Climate Change”, a newly released publication that aims to shed light on climate changes fixes that aren’t all they’re made out to be. Our bicycle traffic reporter, Karly Coleman, is a little further from home than usual. She talks to us from Ottawa about cycling in central Canada and Quebec’s La Route Verte. And Rebekah interviews researcher Christine Robichaud about her work on the importance of caribou in bear diets.
Environmental News Headlines (with Tasneem Karbani)
“Eco-fascists” in the Flathead Valley?
Receding Himalayan Glaciers
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Update
Review of Rising Tide North America’s Publication ‘Hoodwinked in the Hothouse: False Solutions to Climate Change (Second Edition)’
Only a few years ago, some companies were saying climate change wasn’t a problem. Now, as its impacts become apparent, many of the same corporations are scrambling to present solutions and quick fixes to avoid new environmental regulations. This week, Brett Tegart reviews Rising Tide North America’s newly updated pamphlet Hoodwinked in the Hothouse (download), an environmental inquisition rooting out the climate change solutions that are false, foolhardy and doomed to failure.
Bicycle Traffic Report: Vacation Edition
Terra Informa’s bicycle traffic reporter Karly Coleman is away on vacation at the moment. But even when she’s on holidays she’s never far from a bicycle. Today Steve talks to her about cycling while away from home and some of the facilities that are available in central Canada.
Best of Terra Informa
Originally aired in February 2009, in this science short Rebbekah Rooney interviews Christine Robichaud to gain an understanding of the importance of caribou in bear diets.
Terra Informa is always looking for more volunteers. If you feel like joining the team or giving us a suggestion for a news story, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us at the Terra Informa listener line at 780-492-2577, extension 236. That’s, 780-492-2577, extension 236.