A Global Handshake on Climate; How Eating Habits Form

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Pictured: The New York State Capitol in Albany.

Coming up on today's show:

  • Two Albany politicians – Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos – have been convicted of public corruption charges in the past few weeks. Hear whether these verdicts will finally bring systemic change to Albany.
  • Learn more about the de Blasio administration’s proposal to rezone 15 neighborhoods, to create more dense buildings and below-market-rate units.
  • Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, explains the specifics of the climate agreement reached in Paris.
  • A food historian explains how genetics, culture, and happenstance shape our eating habits.
  • And our #ConnectingCongress series continues with Representative Nydia Velázquez (D-NY7).