Series: The Sustainability Agenda

The Sustainability Agenda is a weekly podcast exploring today’s biggest sustainability questions. Leading sustainability thinkers offer their views on the biggest sustainability challenges, share the latest thinking, identify what’s working –and what needs to change — and think about the future of sustainability.

Episode 113: Interview with Jagdeesh Rao, the Chief Executive of the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) in India,

Interview with Jagdeesh Rao, the Chief Executive of the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) in India, discussing the ecological restoration and conservation of land and water resources in ecologically fragile, degraded regions of India

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Episode 112: Interview with David Loy, professor, writer, and Zen teacher of Japanese Zen Buddhism

In this episode, David Loy explores Japanese Zen Buddhism and the social implications and challenges especially as it encounters modernity.

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Episode 111: An interview with Dr. Harriet Bulkeley, Professor of Geography

In this episode, we talk with Professor Harriet Bulkely about the effectiveness of different approaches to climate governance and the possibility of a green recovery.

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Episode 110: Interview with Alexander Dunlap, Social Anthropologist

In this episode, we discuss the social and ecological impact of so-called renewable energy, and how to actually think about the impact of its development, with Dr. Alexander Dunlap.

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Episode 109: Interview with writer Andri Snær Magnason

In today’s interview with writer Andri Snær Magnason, we explore Andri’s use of his writing talent as a force for activism.

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Episode 108: Interview with Arran Stibbe, Professor of Ecological Linguistics

In this interview with Dr. Arran Stibbe, we discuss ecolinguistics, or how language influences the way we treat the environment.

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Episode 107: Interview with Joel Bakan, author, filmmaker and Law Professor

In this episode, we meet with Joel Bakan to discuss the interesting role corporations play in solving – or inhibiting – sustainability. Many corporations claim to be walking the walk when it comes to sustainability, but are the win-win sustainability effo

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Episode 106: Interview with Danny Dorling, social geographer and Professor of Geography

In this episode we talk with Danny Dorling, social geographer and Professor of Geography, about his views on many topics, much of which relates to large changes we see in society, and what things are slowing down.

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Episode 105: Interview with Roman Krznaric, public philosopher, author of The Good Ancestor

In this episode, we talk with Roman Krznaric about the necessity of overcoming our society’s short-termism and discounting of future generations. Roman argues we need to see beyond the immediacy of the pandemic that we’re in and recognize the challenges a

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Episode 104: An interview with Professor Kari Norgaard

In this episode, we dive into understanding denialism and justice dimensions that are gaining visibility with Professor Kari Norgaard. She talks about how we collectively experience and shape things as a society, and how denialism pertains to the various

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