Episode 67 – 2022 Rewind: The Good, The Bad, & The Updates

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It’s the end of the year and we’re in a reflective mood!

In this episode we take a look back at the climate wins of the year, updates on stories we’ve covered, and share what we’re looking forward to in 2023.

This is our last episode of the year — we’ll see you in February after our break! Wishing you and yours a restful holiday season.


COP27 Reaches Breakthrough Agreement on New “Loss and Damage” Fund for Vulnerable Countries, UNFCCC, November 20 2022
10 Environmental Justice Wins in 2022 to Celebrate, Atmos, December 5 2022
After 1,100 Miles, Leonard Peltier’s Walk to Justice Arrives in Washington, D.C., Native News Online, November 14 2022
Leonard Peltier’s 46 years in prison: ‘What else do you want?’, Navajo-Hopi Observer, October 18 2022
This former prisoner had an unlikely supporter: the judge who sentenced him, CNN, February 1 2021
Ethereum change cut cryptocurrency power demand, BBC, December 6 2022
Permanent Daylight Saving Time bill remains stalled in Congress, Washington Post, November 4 2022
These are the states enacting legislation to help make daylight saving time permanent, November 6 2022

U.S. to announce fusion energy ‘breakthrough’, Washington Post, December 11 2022
What’s gone wrong at Beyond Meat, CNN Business, December 7 2022
Fusion Frequently Asked Questions, International Atomic Energy Agency
The Keystone pipeline leaked in Kansas. What makes this spill so bad?, NPR, December 17, 2022
Manchin’s Permitting Reform Could Lead to More Oil Pipeline Spills, Mother Jones, December 16 2022
‘Best birthday present ever’ – Jane Fonda says her cancer is in remission, CNN, December 16 2022
Sunrise Updated Strategy, summarized for Instagram. Also on their website.

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