Assessing the impact of this weekend’s historic climate rally in Washington, D.C., Thom Hartmann interviews Public Citizen’s energy program director Tyson Slocum about how the record turnout of 40,000 could affect the future of energy policy in America. They discuss the controversial Keystone Pipeline as well as the climate change bill that the San Francisco Chronicle has called “radical”—the Boxer-Sanders Climate Protection Act of 2013.
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