Food Is Real (649)

Food Is Real (649)

We talk about the ‘green economy’ and the discrepancy between material goods and financial assets. We also sit down with documentarian Diana Dai to discuss her new film My Farmland being released March 15th through the CBC.

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Is the Green Revolution Finally Here? (648)

Is the Green Revolution Finally Here? (648)

We speak with none other than the Sustainable Economist himself, Mr. Tim Nash, regarding exciting new developments in ethical investment. We also discuss new surges in youth climate activism.

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Our Urgent Struggle (623)

Our Urgent Struggle (623)

We look at the Kinder Morgan pipeline debacle and what it means for Canada's economy and the rights of First Nations, talk with Andrew Holland from the Nature Conservancy of Canada, and end with a discussion of the opportunities and challenges facing our societies in the next few years.

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Fire and Oil: Victory for Pipeline Protestors (622)

Fire and Oil: Victory for Pipeline Protestors (622)

The Canadian Federal Court of Appeals has halted the government's bid to build the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline in a major victory for First Nations and folks who care about the planet. We discuss the transformative nature of this issue for Canada as a country.

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The Relationship Between Economy & Environment (621)

The Relationship Between Economy & Environment (621)

We start with a typical look at weather and energy policy, but move into a lengthy discussion of the green economy and investment returns from clean tech innovation versus fossil fuel subsidies. We are joined by Tim Nash the Sustainable Economist who talks about economic literacy among activists and the power of money.

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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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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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