Grovelling at the Feet of the King

Grovelling at the Feet of the King

We take a look at Scott Pruitt, Andrew Wheeler and the EPA under Trump. We then discuss California's climate success, Greyhound's abandonment of rural Canada, and the pervading scent of mold blooming in the nostrils of Floridians.


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The Concept of Growth (614)

The Concept of Growth (614)

We take a long and winding look at the theoretical and practical compatibility of economic growth and environmental protection. Final section news incl Ford and BC protests.

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Our Calamitous Gamble (612)

Our Calamitous Gamble (612)

Fossil fuels are being left behind by changing markets, yet the US and Canada continue to invest heavily in a doomed commodity. We discuss the 'carbon bubble', poor climate change reporting, Ontario's beneficent leader, future floods, and the legacy of James Hansen.

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Demand Safe Roads! and Other Concerns (611)

Demand Safe Roads! and Other Concerns (611)

We discuss car culture and traffic deaths in Toronto, followed by a look at waste initiatives at the G7 and an examination of Doug Ford's victory in Ontario. Peggy Sue Smiltnieks joins us to discuss issues in the sustainable fashion industry.

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The Profound Dissonance of Contemporary Politics (609)

The Profound Dissonance of Contemporary Politics (609)

We give a presentation of the political exchange surrounding the Canadian government's decision to purchase the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Despair is flirted with but not succumbed to, the problem of contemporary political language is discussed, and the final Ontario provincial leaders' debate is examined.

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Big Drills VS Big Ideas (606)

Big Drills VS Big Ideas (606)

Stefan interviews Robin Tress of Council of Canadians about the local impact and political/procedural details of the 'BP Scotian Basin Exploration Project' from an East Coast perspective. We discuss the facts as they are known, the concerns of the people affected and the process that led us to this point. 

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The Power Of Poo (600)

The Power Of Poo (600)

Dr. Jennifer Gardy - Microbiologist and science educator joins us in the middle section to discuss her upcoming piece for CBC's The Nature of Things: The Power Of Poo. Dr. Gardy talks to us about some uncomfortable feces facts, the wealth of information that can be gained by sampling sewers for community health and to ruin beaches for you :)

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