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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How Not to Fail So Hard (643)

How Not to Fail So Hard (643)

Freelance reporter Nora Boydell joins us this week to interview climate journalist Pien Huang in Massachusetts about the ups and downs of climate reporting. We also look at Doug Ford’s climate ideas and government advertising in Alberta that is trying to win support for a pipeline by misleading Canadian citizens.

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The War Against the Poor (633)

The War Against the Poor (633)

Environmental justice will be the defining issue of the century if climate change is not halted in its tracks. All of our stories this week have a justice aspect, as we explore raging wildfires, the Green New Deal, climate change, Chemical Valley, air pollution, mass migration and deforestation.

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What Is 'False Populism'? (626)

What Is 'False Populism'? (626)

We take a comprehensive look the cancellation of Ontario’s cap-and-trade and the anti-business dismantling of its green energy sector. We also explore Andrew Scheer’s ideas for completing the Trans Mountain expansion and the changing struggle between frontline activists and fossil fuel companies.

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Hothouse Earth, Colonialism & Hypocrisy (619)

Hothouse Earth, Colonialism & Hypocrisy (619)

We explore the new “Hothouse Earth” study and its political and social implications. Lauren Latour joins us again to discuss the dismantling of the green energy industry in Ontario. We also consider the strange anti-media tactics of the new provincial government.

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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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