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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Peter Dykstra and Bobby Bascomb take a look at how melting sea ice in the Arctic is already opening up a new shipping route for oil and gas in particular. Then, the two discuss the low attendance by Democratic candidates at the first ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice, and some of the big ideas from the candidates who showed up.

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