Ecologists Can Be Fascists Too (702)

Ecologists Can Be Fascists Too (702)

We need to watch carefully how environmental rhetoric can turn authoritarian. This week we talk about climate change, eco-fascism, food security, environmental justice, the tar sands, and a whole bunch of energy utility stories.

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The Voice of the Void (700)

The Voice of the Void (700)

We’ve said it before but it’s still true: we all need to think about how to live differently. This week we talk climate despair, imagination, land rights, coal, renewables, investment, fuel efficiency, coal miners and “green” corporatism.

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Plutocracy's Anxious Clench (668)

Plutocracy's Anxious Clench (668)

When it comes to climate change, the rich will profit off the very thing they protect themselves from. This week we discuss corporate security, protest surveillance, the Canadian state and climate refugees.

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Fixing What Wasn't Meant to be Fixed (666)

Fixing What Wasn't Meant to be Fixed (666)

We talk about prison labour and agriculture, and then sit down with Sabrina Bowman, the executive director of GreenPac, a non-profit organization working to elect and support environmental leaders of all major parties running for office. Kimberly D’Oliveira joins us again in the third segment to discuss new developments toward a circular economy.

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Canada's Orgy of Centrist Hypocrisy (664)

Canada's Orgy of Centrist Hypocrisy (664)

Justin Trudeau has approved the Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline a day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’. We look at various perspectives on TMX and the climate crisis and discuss Grassy Narrows, the dangers of environment reporting, and justice in the context of the Green New Deal.

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Hot Wet Plastic (660)

Hot Wet Plastic (660)

We discuss some fresh studies on global warming and a host of plastic and trash stories. In our second segment, we interview five members of Apathy is Boring, a non-partisan, charitable organization that supports and educates youth to be active and contributing citizens in Canada’s democracy.

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On Declaring a Climate Emergency (659)

On Declaring a Climate Emergency (659)

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.

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Canada Will Be Left Behind (657)

Canada Will Be Left Behind (657)

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.

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The Many Ways We Might Move Forward (655)

The Many Ways We Might Move Forward (655)

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.

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Extinction Rebellion, Sunrise Movement & Fridays For Future (654)

Extinction Rebellion, Sunrise Movement & Fridays For Future (654)

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.

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