Related Program: The Record The Canadian Carbon Tax That Inspired Washington State By Bill Radke • Dec 2, 2015 Related Program: The Record TweetShareGoogle+Email Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, speaks at the United Nations COP 21 climate change conference on Nov. 30, 2015. Flickr Photo/BC Gov Photos (CC BY NC ND 2.0)/http://bit.ly/1OGXl7a Listen Listening... / 4:36 Bill Radke speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about Canada's role in the climate talks in Paris. Tags: environmentclimate changeCanadaVaughn PalmerTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content Want To Help Endangered Orcas? Slow Down Your Boat By Ashley Ahearn • Dec 2, 2015 Ashley Ahearn, KUOW/EarthFix (all photos collected under NMFS ESA Scientific Research Permit #16163) Listen Listening... / 4:40 Boat speed is a big problem for Puget Sound’s endangered killer whales, according to new research published Wednesday. Climate Activists Call On Gates Foundation To Do More By John Ryan • Dec 1, 2015 KUOW Photo/John Ryan Listen Listening... / 1:58 While the world's richest man was meeting with world leaders in Paris at the global climate summit, climate activists marched on his foundation's Seattle headquarters Monday. Victim Of Cult Abuse Becomes Foster Mom To Give Back By Kate Walters • Dec 1, 2015 Courtesy of Mary-Jeanne Smith Listen Listening... / 9:11 Mary-Jeanne Smith was 13 when she ran away from home. She said she left to avoid an abusive environment. “My parents had joined sort of a religious cult and there was a lot of physical, sexual and mental abuse,” she said. Jesse Jackson: ‘We’ve Gone From Picking Cotton Balls To Picking Footballs’ By Bill Radke & Jason Pagano • Dec 1, 2015 KUOW Photo/Gil Aegerter Listen Listening... / 10:05 A large statue of George Washington, the first U.S. president, looms large over the University of Washington’s main campus. Should the statue’s inscription read “slave owner”? Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. believes so.