In this episode, we dig into why a group of Pennsylvania doctors is now calling for a fracking moratorium and explore how the climate movement can still push forward during the Trump era.
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Stories in this episode
- Lessons Learned from Raising a 43-Pound Monster Turkey- Hobby farmer Ken Chiacchia raises turkeys that are twice as big as a jumbo supermarket bird. But he says his bragging rights come from how they're raised—not how big they get.
- What the Story of Chocolate Teachers us About the Loss of Biodiversity- The homogenization of the food supply not only means the loss of a more diverse way of eating, but the loss of important cultural legacies.
- Group of Doctors Says It’s Time to Hit ‘Pause’ on Fracking- The Pennsylvania Medical Society—which represents a quarter of the state’s doctors—is reversing course and calling for a moratorium on new hydraulic fracturing operations.
- How the Climate Movement Can Still Make Headway in the Trump Era- 350.org's May Boeve says a Trump presidency doesn't mean all hope is lost when it comes to meaningful action on climate change. But the movement must get serious about building power at the local level.
- What Parts of Your Thanksgiving Meal Are Genetically Modified?- We're not suggesting you bug your host about it. But here are some pointers for spotting things on your plate that could be—and probably aren't—genetically engineered foods.