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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COP24 (637)

COP24 (637)

We spend the first twenty minutes discussing COP24 in Poland. Our second segment is an interview with filmmaker Leora Eisen on her new documentary Food for Thought, ending with a discussion of a landmark Quebec lawsuit and the new BC climate plan.

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The Hideous Irony of Our Power Structures (634)

The Hideous Irony of Our Power Structures (634)

We start with a new Paris Agreement study, then look at a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against the fossil fuel industry, the madness of arctic drilling, insect sperm and deadly seaweed. We end with a discussion of Iran and the jailing and murdering of activists worldwide.

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The Urine Brick Road (631)

The Urine Brick Road (631)

Bricks are being made out of urine in Cape Town, plastic pieces are becoming prevalent in human stool, a Hawaiian island has disappeared, and an old-school fascist is president of Brazil. We also look at the oilsands, Torontonian hypocrisy and Mr. Donald J. Trump.

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'We Have to Act Like We're Fighting a War' (628)

'We Have to Act Like We're Fighting a War' (628)

We take a long look at the new UN IPCC report that is sweeping the headlines and its implications for the future of human organization. We then turn to the review process for the largest ever oil sands mine proposed for Alberta, and end with a talk about Hurricane Michael.

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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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Eat The Rich (565) [Bonus Show]

Eat The Rich (565) [Bonus Show]

At the time of this posting :) 'The Mooch' is already gone... fired 10 days after hiring. The hosts discuss Saryn's ideas around north american's obsession with conflating wealth with talent, despite the simplest way to acquire wealth being by being dishonest and corrupt as highlighted by Anthony Scaramucci's brief appearance at the Trump communications director.

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Will the 'Call of the Forest' reach the G20? (562)

Will the 'Call of the Forest' reach the G20? (562)

We interview Diana Beresford-Kroeger, award winning scientist, host of the documentary 'Call of the Forest'. Diana talks to us about biomimicry, the connections between forests and health and cultural roots, and the philosophy of science as it relates to modern man made environmental issues.

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Processing Grief (528)

Processing Grief (528)

With no room in our hearts for politics this week, Stefan and Daryn with the help of some special guests talk about dealing with grief and how to pick yourself back up after the US election results. To this end, our first guest is Barbara Erochina a wellness councillor who will help us talk through some of the difficult feelings we are experiencing right now.

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Running On Empty (524)

Running On Empty (524)

Our interview this week is with the award winning director Mike Downie - on the program this week to talk about his new CBC The Nature of Things documentary 'Running On Empty' which covers the ongoing fallout from the 5 year drought that devastating California.

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Feelings VS Facts (515)

Feelings VS Facts (515)

We start close to home this week with a conversation about energy efficiency standards and the reason we don't have nice things. We then spend a min talking about the pathetic attempts by oil company funded astroturf groups to garner support by trying to sell it with sex to straight males.

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