Climate Change And The Presidential Race, Health Issues In Gaza And West Bank And The Oil Embargo

Environmentalist activists form a human chain representing the peace sign and the spelling out “100% renewable”, on the side line of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. Negotiators adopted a draft climate agreement Saturday that was cluttered with brackets and competing options, leaving ministers with the job of untangling key sticking points in what is envisioned to become a lasting, universal pact to fight global warming.
Environmentalist activists form a human chain representing the peace sign and the spelling out "100% renewable", on the side line of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference near the Eiffel Tower in Paris in December of last year. Negotiators adopted a draft climate agreement Saturday that was cluttered with brackets and competing options, leaving ministers with the job of untangling key sticking points in what is envisioned to become a lasting, universal pact to fight global warming. Michel Euler / AP Photo
Environmentalist activists form a human chain representing the peace sign and the spelling out “100% renewable”, on the side line of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. Negotiators adopted a draft climate agreement Saturday that was cluttered with brackets and competing options, leaving ministers with the job of untangling key sticking points in what is envisioned to become a lasting, universal pact to fight global warming.
Environmentalist activists form a human chain representing the peace sign and the spelling out "100% renewable", on the side line of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference near the Eiffel Tower in Paris in December of last year. Negotiators adopted a draft climate agreement Saturday that was cluttered with brackets and competing options, leaving ministers with the job of untangling key sticking points in what is envisioned to become a lasting, universal pact to fight global warming. Michel Euler / AP Photo

Climate Change And The Presidential Race, Health Issues In Gaza And West Bank And The Oil Embargo

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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.