Fri, 22 September 2023
Taking Climate Change Action for a Better Ocean: Climate Protests and You Will Never Believe What This Politician Said About The Climate Change Crisis
In this episode of the How to Protect the Ocean podcast, host Andrew Lewin discusses the latest climate news, including a climate protest and a political figure spreading misinformation about climate change and storms. Andrew also shares a personal anecdote about watching his favorite football team, the San Francisco 49ers, and how his dog helps him cope with the anxiety during games. Tune in to learn about climate change and how you can take action to protect the ocean.
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Andrew is often accompanied by his Husky Samoyed named Nacho during recordings. Nacho acts as a service dog for the host, particularly when he watches his favorite football team, the San Francisco 49ers. Andrew shares that Nacho has a keen sense of his anxiousness during games and tries to alleviate it by staying close and being petted. Occasionally, Nacho may become a bit noisy and howl or grunt if the host stops petting him. Despite these occasional outbursts, the host finds Nacho's behavior endearing and appreciates having him as a service dog while watching the 49ers.
During the episode, the host discusses attending a recent conference related to their day job in public sector software. They aim to share their experience and provide valuable tips on networking at conferences, especially for individuals who may not know many people in attendance. The host emphasizes the significance of building networks and expanding one's connections as a means to advance their career.
Furthermore, Andrew highlights the significance of voting for politicians who prioritize addressing the climate crisis. He mentions a mass protest in North America, particularly in the US and Canada, urging President Biden to halt the approval of new oil and gas leases and projects. Andrew stresses the need for individuals to stay informed about politicians' actions across the political spectrum and make informed decisions for the benefit of the climate and the planet. The episode also acknowledges the power of protests and organized movements in influencing politicians to reconsider their stances and listen to public concerns. Andrew encourages listeners to engage with their elected representatives and continue advocating for meaningful change regarding climate change.
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Category:climate change -- posted at: 12:00am EST