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We discuss our growing predicament and the discrepancies between political and public sentiment, via stories about the atmosphere, the arctic, Extinction Rebellion, clean energy, coal, Canadian politics, air pollution, Uber, Trump and US politics.
We discuss the new biodiversity study, Canada’s own Green New Deal, permafrost, greed, and the importance of community radio. Brody Robinmeyer joins us in the last section to talk about the environmental movement in Hamilton and beyond.
We outline the serious bad kind of funk that Canada will be submerged in if we don’t get our act together on climate change. Topics include Jeremy Corbyn, terrorism charges for pipeline protestors, new tar sands regulation, the secession of Alberta, trees, and burning plastic.
We talk about ongoing climate protests, Greenland, the financial sector, indigenous water protectors in Nova Scotia and BC, New York City’s Green New Deal, super plants, the rebirth of rivers, the importance of community radio and plumply sexy parrots.
We discuss the international rebellion for climate action, as well as Jason Kenney and Doug Ford’s strange campaigns against the environment. We have Kimberly D'Oliveira on in the second segment to talk about circular economics, and then we talk with Andrew Davies, of No. 9 Contemporary Arts & The Environment.
Mass climate movements are growing quickly around the world and are gaining pluck as they grow in volume. We begin with a look at Canada’s Environment Museum, talk about the urgency of three major new movements: Extinction Rebellion, Sunrise and Fridays For Future, and finish with an interview with Stuart Basden, a co-founder of Extinction Rebellion.
White nationalism and white supremacy are on the rise worldwide. We look at the link between the alt-right and their chosen spokespeople, anti-environmentalism, the climate denial machine and international and Canadian politics.
Starting again with the continuing disaster of Cyclone Idai and our global justice catastrophe, we analyze the environmental movement from a social justice lens, then turn to the oil industry and our increasingly monopolized food systems. We end with an interview with Aube Giroux, the documentarian behind the new film, Modified.
Climate refugees are many, and are only increasing in number. We talk about Cyclone Idai, Trump, underwater wildfires, microplastics, oil spills and miraculous birds.
Here’s a lengthy presentation of the ideological and historical thrust behind the Green New Deal, moving into a discussion of the surprising new momentum in youth climate activism, carbon taxes and renewable electricity in Alberta. We end with a clip from a Wells Fargo executive explaining why they invested in a bad pipeline, and Saryn’s idea for an app that helps us reduce food waste.