2 Degrees

by New York Youth Climate Leaders

2° is a podcast dedicated to having constructive and positive discussions around climate change and climate related policy in the U.S. 2° is a project of the New York Youth Climate Leaders which is a policy-driven organization of youth from across New York State that coordinates and empowers youth to advocate for comprehensive, equitable, and effective climate solutions. We believe there is power in state policy and that climat... Read more
Non-Profit
Politics

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E07 - Democratic State Assembly Nominee for the 57th District Phara Souffrant Forrest

    S01 E07 - Democratic State Assembly Nominee for the 57th District Phara Souffrant Forrest

    This week on 2 Degrees, we talk with Phara Souffrant Forrest, the Democratic State Assembly Nominee for the 57th District. We talk about her activist background, what inspired her to run for Assembly, and her priorities for the 20...

    Oct 26 2020
    Oct 26 2020
    20:23
  • S01 E06 - A Conversation with Bill McKibben

    S01 E06 - A Conversation with Bill McKibben

    In this episode of 2 Degrees, we welcome 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben onto our podcast to talk about how he got his start in the climate movement. We delve into 350.org’s international divestment campaign, the impacts climate ...

    Aug 31 2020
    Aug 31 2020
    31:59
  • S01 E05 - Democratic State Senate Nominee for the 25th District Jabari Brisport

    S01 E05 - Democratic State Senate Nominee for the 25th District Jabari Brisport

    This week on 2 Degrees, we talk with Jabari Brisport, the Democratic State Senate Nominee for the 25th District. We discuss his background and how he got into electoral politics in the first place along with his priorities for the...

    Aug 17 2020
    Aug 17 2020
    25:22
  • S01 E04 - Movement for a Green New Deal

    S01 E04 - Movement for a Green New Deal

    In this episode of 2 Degrees, we talk to Pete Sikora and Gustavo Gordillo from the Movement for a Green New Deal Coalition about what their mission and demands are for combating the climate crisis in New York State. We discuss the...

    Aug 10 2020
    Aug 10 2020
    29:11
  • S01 E03 - The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

    S01 E03 - The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

    In this episode of 2 Degrees, we explore the provisions of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) with Bob Cohen of Citizen Action. The CLCPA is a nation-leading piece of climate legislation that was signed in...

    Aug 03 2020
    Aug 03 2020
    34:08
  • S01 E02 - The NYS Fossil Fuel Divestment Act

    S01 E02 - The NYS Fossil Fuel Divestment Act

    In this episode of 2 Degrees, we talk to Mark Dunlea and Jordan Dale of the Divest NY Coalition about divestment in New York State and a bill currently in the state legislature: the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act. We discuss the impor...

    Jul 27 2020
    Jul 27 2020
    38:07
  • S01 E01 - Intro to the New York Youth Climate Leaders

    S01 E01 - Intro to the New York Youth Climate Leaders

    Welcome to this episode of 2 degrees, a podcast created by the New York Youth Climate Leaders! New York Youth Climate Leaders (NY2CL) is an organization of youth dedicated to advocating for the solutions to combat the existential ...

    Jul 13 2020
    Jul 13 2020
    23:07