CPR’s Connect the Dots
Season 2, Episode 4: Public Lands and Energy Policy

Season 2, Episode 4: Public Lands and Energy Policy

July 8, 2019

Center for Progressive Reform Member Scholar and University of Minnesota law professor Alexandra Klass talks with host Rob Verchick to connect the dots among public lands, energy resources, and climate change. They discuss how land use makes powering our societies possible and the role of the federal government in developing renewable energy resources.

Season 2, Episode 3: Working Toward a Just Energy Transition

Season 2, Episode 3: Working Toward a Just Energy Transition

June 6, 2019

Sharan Burrow of the International Trade Union Confederation discusses the importance of community involvement in policymaking, the need for a just transition away from a reliance on fossil fuels, the role of corporate and federal transparency in encouraging the confidence of workers and unions, and the feasibility of the Green New Deal.

Episode 6: Fossil Fuels on Trial: Suing Oil Companies for Climate Change Disasters (Part 2)

Episode 6: Fossil Fuels on Trial: Suing Oil Companies for Climate Change Disasters (Part 2)

September 7, 2018

Kate Sears, a member of Marin County's Board of Supervisors, returns, joined by CPR's Tom McGarity to discuss litigation against greenhouse gas contributors.

Episode 5: Fossil Fuels on Trial: Suing Oil Companies for Climate Change Disasters (Part 1)

Episode 5: Fossil Fuels on Trial: Suing Oil Companies for Climate Change Disasters (Part 1)

September 7, 2018

Kate Sears, a member of the Board of Supervisors for Marin County, California, discusses a lawsuit brought by the county against oil and gas companies for climate change impacts that threaten the region. Also, Rob Verchick talks briefly with experts at a conference in Germany on disaster management and human culture.