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Episode 174: Interview with Professor Daniel Aldrich on resilience and the importance of social capital in post-disaster recovery, first aired October 2021

In this deep dive on resilience, Professor Daniel Aldrich gives a fascinating overview of different ways of thinking about resilience—focussing in particular on the kind of resilience that allows communities to recover from disasters in a way that brings together resources — and allows the communities to rebuild themselves so they’re not as vulnerable as…

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Episode 173: Interview with Scottish author Martin MacInnes on contemporary literature and the climate crisis

In-depth, frank, and fascinating exploration of contemporary literature’s response to current environmental crises, with Scottish writer Martin MacInnes, author of the recently published novel, In Ascension. Martin believes literature is profoundly implicated in the crises, and that it has a responsibility to challenge certain assumptions regarding the human and the non-human; he shares his interest…

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Episode 172: Professor Neta Crawford discusses the emissions of the Pentagon — the world’s largest single greenhouse gas emitter.

In this eye-opening interview, Professor Neta Crawford discusses the research in her new book The Pentagon, Climate Change, and War focussing on the huge carbon footprint of the Pentagon — the world’s largest single greenhouse gas emitter. She tracks the interconnect long-term cycles of economic growth, and fossil fuel use-and growth of the US military….

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Episode 171: Interview with Dr Jeffrey Kiehl, climate scientist and Jungian analyst.

In this fascinating interview, first aired April 13th 2021, Dr. Jeffrey Kiehl brings to bear two very different ways of thinking about climate change: the scientific and the psychological—and his journey as an experienced climate scientist to bring these different perspectives together. Jeffrey explains the essential features of a depth psychological perspective, why he believes…

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Episode 170: Interview with renowned climate scientist Will Steffen, first aired in June 2020, on the dangers of “tipping cascades” that could pose an existential threat to civilization.

In this episode, Will Steffen discusses his research on cascading climate tipping points that pose a growing threat of abrupt and irreversible climate change.

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Episode 169: Interview with environmental anthropologist Peter Sutoris on new models for schooling and environmental activism.

In this inspiring interview, Peter Sutoris shares the results of his research into grassroots environmental activism and education–and provides an array of ideas on teaching and community based action needed to deal with to the deeply challenging environ

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Episode 168: Veteran activist Stephen Corry, former CEO of Survival International, provides a coruscating analysis of the outcome of COP15

In this hard-hitting, no-holds barred interview, Stephen Corry, who has been working as
indigenous rights activist for some 50 years, provides a coruscating analysis of the outcome of COP15.

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Episode 167: Interview with Professor Daniela Gabor on funding the transition to a low carbon economy, first aired June 2021

In this fascinating interview, first aired in June 2021, Daniela discusses the eye-opening sums of money needed to achieve a transition to a low carbon economy –how this can be funded, the role of state in dealing with current environmental challenges,

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Episode 166. Pascoe Sabido from Corporate Europe Observatory reflects on the outcome of COP27

Pascoe Sabido from Corporate Europe Observatory reflects on the outcome of COP27 — and discusse the way in which fossil fuel lobbyists operate at the COPs and within the EU to stall and block policies to deal with climate change.

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Episode 165 Interview with pioneering American political activist, urban theorist and Marxist environmentalist Mike Davis, first aired in January 2022

A wide-ranging and hard-hitting interview with pioneering American writer, activist, and Marxist environmentalist Mike Davis, recorded in January 2022, about the existential environmental and nuclear dangers we are facing –and the prevailing ideology tha

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