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Stephen Hawking is predicting humanity has 100 years to leave earth of face extinction. It's both a startling and upsetting claim, and the hosts discuss both our opinions on the claim and theorize the implications if it's true.
This week we focus on largely on climate effects, as they are already causing havoc. Additionally as these effects become more clear, some hard to predict further complications can become apparent complicating mitigation efforts and causing additional difficulties and danger the world over.
This week on the bonus show Stefan and Saryn discuss the newly laid charges against 17 people including 5 city employees in Flint, Michigan over the ongoing lead poisoning water crisis. They talk about the details of the latest developments as well as the implications and lessons learned so far from this horrible betrayal of the public trust.
Stefan starts the show with a discussion around public-private partnerships with some examples. They could solve multiple problems at once and has positive outcomes for citizens, governments and the companies involved.
This week the Green Majority is taken over by the students of Economics for the Anthropocene. They host a discussion with Beze Gray, one of the tour guides for the 'Toxic Tour' through chemical valley in Sarnia, Ontario and Aamjiwnaang First Nation.
A discussion of whether or not 'sustainability' as a concept should actually even be the political goal, with examples from food policy discussions. We also discuss some potential replacements for the concept of 'sustainability' generally.
We cover fewer news stories this week to instead spend a little extra time on analysis. We take a look at stories from a policy prospective and make some proposals about how to address them. Trudeau's pipelines, food policy, renewable energy and more.
This week Stefan and Saryn talk about a dubious plan out of Dubai to drag melting glaciers offshore Persian Gulf for clean drinking water and tourist attractions. So much sarcasm, so little time. Check out this funnier than usual episode full of silliness to go along with you Armageddon.