Explore our podcasts with elected officials
From California to Maine elected officials share their stories with us about how they are working to combat the climate crises in their communities
Mayor Heidi Harmon of San Luis Obispo, California
Hear how this San Luis Obispo progressive mayor talks about her work facing down the fossil fuel industry to move her city and the state forward, the challenges of drawing attention to a climate agenda during the pandemic, obstacles at the national level concerning comprehensive legislation on facing the climate emergency, how she’s encouraged Governor Gavin Newsom to ban fracking and declare a climate emergency for California. She did it in San Luis Obispo. Please listen here.
Rural areas in Alaska and other states that need stable jobs could benefit from the Biden climate plan
Listen to Alaska Anchorage Assemblyman Felix Rivera talk about the potential in clean energy to grow the economy in his state as climate change threatens livelihoods. This is a podcast of the daily news brief from PNS Public News. We work with PNS to amplify our climate news. The daily news brief also covers a surge in COVID-19 cases is hitting hard in India, and President Biden pledges raw materials for vaccines. Please listen here.