Why Climate Needs You To Run For Office (w/ Run For Something's Amanda Litman)

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This week, Amanda Litman, executive director of Run For Something, joins the show to talk about why running for local office matters greatly to climate issues and how you can get involved now. We discuss the importance of electoral politics in climate action and what the new generation of activists might mean for the movement.

Co-hosts Ty Benefiel and Brock Benefiel also discuss how democracy and climate action are inextricably linked.

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Further Reading/Listening:

Run For Something: A Real-Talk Guide to Fixing the System Yourself

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