As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

Monday, Oct. 8, 2018

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report
As the world's leading climate scientists say we're running out of time to stop climate change, we hear from one of the economists awarded a Nobel Prize today for doing the math on a sustainable future. 

Saudi journalist disappearance
Turkey accuses the Saudis of killing a journalist last seen entering their consulate in Istanbul. We'll talk to the man the Saudis brought inside the building to try to prove they'd done nothing wrong.

An Ontario distiller makes a powerful clear elixir from that white drink we get from cows. And they call it Vodcow.   

Part Two

'Forgiveness' reunion (feature interview)
Toronto singer/songwriter Peter Katz wrote 'Forgiveness' after hearing Michael Berg on As it Happens, reacting to the death of al-Zarqawi, then head of Al Qaeda in Iraq — who took credit for beheading Berg's son, Nicholas.

Part Three

Moria refugee camp
Luca Fontana, a member of the NGO Doctors Without Borders, says he's seen a lot a lot of refugee camps, but he's never seen a system so clearly designed to create suffering and despair as the one at the Moria camp in Greece.

Painting ownership fight
A fight has been playing out in the highest courts in France — between a wealthy American couple who bought the Pissarro painting "Picking Peas", and the descendents of the French Jewish businessman, Simon Bauer, who owned the painting before it was seized by the Nazis during the German occupation of France during WWII.