Worldview: October 17, 2016 | WBEZ
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Climate Change And The Presidential Race, Health Issues In Gaza And West Bank And The Oil Embargo

On today's show:

  • Over the weekend more than a 150 countries reached a deal to reduce emissions of a powerful chemical used in refrigeration and air conditioning. It’s part of an effort to combat climate change. 
  • On today's World History Minute: The Arab Oil Embargo began on October 17th, 1973, when five Arab countries announced they’d stop selling oil to countries that supported Israel. 
  • Dr. Alice Rothchild a retired OB-GYN, produced and directed the film, Voices Across the Divide. It’s an oral history project about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. 

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