The Green New Deal (650)

The Green New Deal (650)

Here’s a lengthy presentation of the ideological and historical thrust behind the Green New Deal, moving into a discussion of the surprising new momentum in youth climate activism, carbon taxes and renewable electricity in Alberta. We end with a clip from a Wells Fargo executive explaining why they invested in a bad pipeline, and Saryn’s idea for an app that helps us reduce food waste.

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When Pigs Float: Storms, Agriculture & Climate Change (625)

When Pigs Float: Storms, Agriculture & Climate Change (625)

We look at the ongoing disaster in North Carolina from angles of equality, food security and environmental justice. We then turn to oil companies looking for public funds to protect themselves from climate change and the Global Climate Action Summit. We end with a discussion of industrial animal farming and clean tech innovation.

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Learning to Love (620)

Learning to Love (620)

We sit down with University of Toronto Professor Stephen Scharper to discuss the growing environmental movement within the Christian tradition and its implications for those who would shroud their bigoted, colonialist and anti-Earth notions in a veneer of faith.

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Everything Is Burning (617)

Everything Is Burning (617)

Anger, frustration and strange rhetoric abound as our democracies undermine themselves, wildfires and heatwaves wreck havoc, and rising temperatures help destabilize our mental health.

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The Spookiest Source of Energy, and Other Wild Tales (616)

The Spookiest Source of Energy, and Other Wild Tales (616)

We begin with worldwide climate problems and feedback loops triggered by pollution, then discuss the neo-colonial nature of global conservation efforts, and end with a conversation about Ireland’s fossil fuel divestment plan and exciting new renewable energy initiatives that harness the tidal power of the moon.

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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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Climate Change Is Here Now (560)

Climate Change Is Here Now (560)

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.

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We Need To Talk [Bonus Show] (559)

We Need To Talk [Bonus Show] (559)

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.

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