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FOREVER WAR Gritty memoirs of Dexter Filkins, New York Times war correspondent in Afghanistan & Iraq. He made it, 150 other reporters died. Not openly anti-war, but details chilling. Book launch speech Vancouver 080921 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Recorded by Alex Smith for Radio Ecoshock Visit Radio Ecoshock
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It's the new hot meme: we are going down. Interview with Dmitry Orlov, author of "Reinventing Collapse", and John Michael Greer, "The Long Descent". Plus clips from Prof Joseph Tainter & Dennis Meadows. Will it be a relief? Ecoshock 100305 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Nora Bateson about her new film "An Ecology of Mind". It is an intellectual history of her father, the famed social scientist Gregory Bateson. Radio Ecoshock interview 101001 with Alex Smith. Bateson was married to anthropologist Margaret Mead, helped invent the idea "double-bind" and became an ecology inspiration in the mid-1970's.
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Latest awful science on climate's impact: dead zones, acidification, extinctions. From the AAAS in Boston Ben Halpern (maps of ocean damage); Smithsonian's Nancy Wilson ("Code Red"); John Timmer on acidification; from Norway, Dr. Christian Nellemann, author of UNEP report "In Dead Water" - plus "the new Stern report" from Australia. 1 packed hour Ecoshock Show 080229 CD quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB
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In this Radio Ecoshock interview, Betty Krawczyk was about 78. She recounts becoming a senior activist - protesting logging, and destruction of Nature. Often arrested, just back from a one year jail sentence. After this interview, by 2010, the government was trying to jail Betty for life, with no trial by jury, for non-violent protests. She was 82. 18 min 2006 Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Iraq Beyond the Green Zone Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq. Author Dahr Jamail update on real Iraq. Speech Vancouver 071208 1 hour 56 MB Recorded by Alex Smith Radio Ecoshock Bombings, torture, terrorism on the ground. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Topics: radio, radio ecoshock, military, nuclear, war, Iraq, journalism, Middle East, speech
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PAUL EHRLICH - THE DOMINANT ANIMAL and the Fate of Biodiversity. New book by Stanford Professor and author of "The Population Bomb" and dozens more. Wide-ranging speech on threats to humanity, and to all species. Recorded UBC 080924 Radio Ecoshock Show 081010 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Recoring courtesy University of British Columbia Beaty Museum. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Africa Eats Our Exhaust Our pollution wrecking African economy & ecology. w hot music.18 min. Radio Ecoshock
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George Bush lifted a ban on offshore oil exploration. Will British Columbia, Canada do the same on the Pacific West Coast? Living Oceans Society says no. Short piece from CBC, public broadcaster in Canada in 2008.
Topics: radio, environment, green, oceans, ecology, environmentalism, oil, offshore, exploration, policy,...
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Peak Oil - Why We Just Don't Get It From ASPO 6, Dublin, trader and researcher Nate Hagens uses brain chemistry & psychology to explain why we keep acting like oil will last forever. 22 min Lo-Fi 5 MB.
Topics: radio, environment, ecology, peak oil, oil, energy, psychology, denial, brain
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The co-inventor of "the ecological footprint" now calls for a planned contraction of the economy, to save the biosphere and promote world fairness. How primeval brain works against us. Powerful speech by Canadian biologist Dr. Bill Rees, April 15, 2010. Full transcript available. Music by Dana Pearson. Radio Ecoshock 100528 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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High oil prices lead to no-growth global economy. If China grows, the West must shrink, as in unemployment, disappointment, insolvent governments. Hear 2 speeches from ASPO 2011 in Washington: Jeff Rubin, former CIBC investment guru, & Charles Maxwell of Weeden Co. Neither Peak Oil speaker mentions climate change. Why not? Interview with Italian ASPO founder, author of "Limits to Growth Revisited" Ugo Bardi. Radio Ecoshock 120104 1 hour Visit Radio Ecoshock
Topics: environment, peak oil, energy, oil, gas, conservation, efficiency, economy, ASPO, climate, climate...
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Famous founder of "Whole Earth Catalog" Stewart Brand now says nuclear power, genetic engineering, and geo-engineering are needed to save the planet from rampant climate change. Are we that desperate? Can a tech fix work? You decide. Radio Ecoshock 101008 CD Quality 1 hour
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Nikolas Kozloff on South America eco-news (Venezuela, Boliva) & drying of Amazon. Deirdre Barrett, author of "Supernormal Stimuli" asks whether old brains work on new tech problems. Plus two big media lies. Song: "Occupying Army" by Vanessa Richards. Radio Ecoshock 100430 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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3 interviews: "Peak Oil Shrink" Kathy McMahon from Vermont on unexpected lessons from Hurricane Irene. Urban homesteader Jules Dervaes - food self-sufficiency on a city lot. Richard Heinberg on coping with the End of Growth. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Digest of testimony by Al Gore to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Jan 28th. Plus interview with Pieter Tans, Chief Scientist at Earth System Lab of NOAA - on carbon tracking. Do we know what's up there? Is it really ours - and the chances of disaster. Radio Ecoshock Show 090130 1 hour CD quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Agriculture is heating the planet, says Greenpeace. Dr. Pete Smith (author) & Josh Brandon (agriculture campaigner); 2nd half of show is speech on the horrible impacts of the Canadian Tar Sands by MacDonald Stainsby. Includes cancer for aboriginal people downstream and more. Radio Ecoshock show 080215 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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The triple threat: economy, climate, Peak Oil. Kurt Cobb on navigating collapse. Carolyn Baker on psychological and spiritual strength confronting chaos. Graham Saul of Climate Action Network on Canada's shameful muzzling of climate scientists. music from 350.org Ecoshock 100319 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Escaping the religion of car domination. Yves Engler and Bianca Mugyeni try to navigate the wilds of American suburbs without a car. Full analysis of auto addiction, costs, ways back to safe, human scale. Speech by Yves Engler June 27, 2011 at SFU downtown Vancouver. Panel at book release with Vancouver Councilor David Cadman & road activist Carmen Mills. Radio Ecoshock 110706 1 hour. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Topics: environment, transportation, cars, safety, mass, transit, sustainable, safety, climate, climate...
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The Methane Fix America's alternative to carbon control. Will it work? 14 MB 15 min. James Hansen, when muzzled on carbon emissions from fossil fuels, worked out an alternative way to reduce climate damage by controlling Methane. Accepted by the Bush Administration re animals, changed crop procedures, etc.
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Special coverage of new report "Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States" White House briefing. Contains: a) clip from Dr. Jane Lubechenco (b) full presentation of Dr. Thomas Karl (outlining terrible impacts for the U.S.) (c) analysis interview with Joe Romm, from climateprogress.org (d) full presentation by Dr. Jerry Melillo (more terrible impacts) Plus a special interview with Dr. Anthony Barnosky on his new book "Heatstroke, Nature in an Age of Global Warming"...
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U.S. climate scientists, especially James Hansen of NASA, censored by the Bush administration. Democracy Now 2007 0228
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The old nuclear mess & new creative hopes. Passionate pleas from people victimized by nuke waste + plutonium from South Carolina to Alaska. Recorded at NIRS Conference Chicago December 1, 2012. Then Your Environmental Road Trip film director Ben Evans on great solutions found at grass routes. Radio Ecoshock 130102 1 hour  Visit Radio Ecoshock
Topics: environment, nuclear, power, waste, plutonium, weapons, U.S., recycling, solutions, alternatives,...
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As #1 supplier of oil to USA, Canada's tar sands / oil sands kill the environment, locals, and pollute the world's atmosphere. Three speeches: Jessie Kalman on environment; Mike Mercredi - the industrial genocide of aboriginals; Will Horton on new pipelines, ports and spills in British Columbia's treasured forests and coast. Recorded by Alex Smith. Radio Ecoshock 081205 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB
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ECOSOCIALISM Joel Kovel says capitalism must fall to save the planet. Author of "Enemy of Nature" His full speech also posted. Peruvian Indigenous activist Hugo Blanco, environmentalism in the South. Six Nations activist Lindsay Blomberry on violence at Caledonia, Ontario (18 min). "Left on Venezeula" - Blanco and Kovel (10 min). Radio Ecoshock Show 070928 1 hr 14 MB
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Big name experts predict "blood in the streets" as the economy unwinds. Guest Professor Michael T. Klare agrees. Radio host & pioneer Jason Bradford talks solutions with localization, & currency based on money. In Beans We Trust. More horrible climate news & music by Joel Plaskett. Radio Ecoshock 090313 CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB. Song: "Through and Through and Through" by Joel Plaskett
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Are we suffering from illusions about alternative energy?  Is the whole "green energy" game just an extention of the fossil fuel industry, dressed up in green clothing? Authors at Google Speech by Ozzie Zehner, author of "Green Illusions"   Radio Ecoshock 141231
Topics: environment, ecology, alternative, energy, solar, wind, electric, cars, climate, climate change,...
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Signs of peak oil grow daily. British oil geologist, former Greenpeace campaigner, author and solar entrepreneur Jeremy Leggett interviewed by Alex Smith. Can Saudi Arabia support the world market? Will gasoline be rationed soon? Why cheaper solar can survive without subsidies. Founder of SolarCentury looks at world energy scene. From Radio Ecoshock Show 110225 21 minutes in CD Quality or Lo-Fi Visit Radio Ecoshock
Topics: environment, interview, radio ecoshock, transition, transition towns, Peak Oil, climate change,...
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Dmitry Orlov interview "Re-inventing Collapse" compares end of Soviet & American empires as oil era ends. Also: Animal rights &warming: Anthony Marr interview. Amory Lovins tells gov't Nukes no answer to climate. Alex on oil companytrolls. Add fires, floods, and drought - it's radio for the unwinding. Radio Ecoshock 080620 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB. Song "We Can't Make It Here Anymore" James McMurty Visit Radio Ecoshock
Topics: radio, radio ecoshock, show, 2008, environment, ecology, green, Peak Oil, oil, energy, economy,...
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Diana Bronson of ETCgroup covers the industrial fringe: geoengineering, synthetic biology, and climate genes. Giant multinationals are patenting gene sequences needed for crops to survive climate change. Others plan to make new species, or to claim parts of continents, as "biomass" for energy. A small group of scientists, countries and billionaires plot to block out the sun, to stop global warming. From the new book "Earth Grab, Geopiracy, the new Biomassters, and Capturing...
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Scientists warn. Dr. Mark Pagani (Yale) interview says Earth will heat even at current CO2 levels. Jeremy Jackson, oceanographer at Scripps, says extinction coming. New Andrew Glikson paper (reading)(online) & Peter Ward agree, and explain how. Plus Bill Gates discovers climate change. Ecoshock 100226 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Columnist, reporter, and B.C. legislative broadcaster Vaughn Palmer on British Columbia climate action plan (10 min) February 17, 2006. Radio Ecoshock. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Living on Earth interview with film maker of "Who Killed the Electric Car" (hint: it was General Motors GM). A perfectly usable electric car was made by GM in the 1990's with thousands road tested. They were recalled and all scrapped, despite the protests of owner/leasees. 2006
Topics: radio, environment, green, Greens, ecology, environmentalism, transportation, cars, electric, GM,...
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NASA Scientist Dr. James Hansen wants oil exec's who fund deniers tried for Crimes Against Humanity. James Hansen warns we are past the danger point already. Stop coal, build new power grid, REDUCE CO2! Clips from NPR, ABC, NBC, Fox, Democracy Now, etc., on this controversy. Also: how Exxon hit Greenpeace with IRS, and Robert Kennedy Jr. Vs. Glenn Beck. You be the judge. Ecoshock 080627 1 hr CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB You can also download Hansen's testimony & Q and A at Congressional...
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Climate, Peak Oil or the economic crash. Which comes first? Blogger "Stoneleigh" from The Automatic Earth warns of deflation and a Depression. Prepare. Water expert Laurence Budd on drying of the West & escape. Dana Pearson's tale trying to escape from the frozen real estate market. Americans are stuck. Song: "When the World Is Running Down (Make the best of what's coming 'round)" by The Police Radio Ecoshock 100917 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio...
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Up to half of warming & Arctic ice melt comes from smog of incomplete combustion (cook stoves, diesel, forest fires). Interview with expert Dr. Tami Bond. Summary of Testimony to House Select Committee on Energy Independence & Global Warming. Gull testimony audio Part 1 45 min and Part 2 42 min. Reading from new James Hansen book. Plus what coal company CEO's told Congress about warming. More in Blog on Black Carbon. Radio Ecoshock 100423 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit...
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BBC One Planet Special 2007 0302 - predictions of warmer winters, for UK & Northern Hemisphere
Topics: radio, environment, environmentalism, green, climate, climate change, global warming
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America's famous scientist Michael Mann unloads climate reality. Kristin Ohlson says "The Soil Will Save Us".  Frances Moore: climate stalls European food production. Radio Ecoshock 150225
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1. Testimony to Select Committee on Energy Independence & Global Warming Dec 9. On auto bail-out & real future of green transpo. 2. Frosty the Coal Man? Twisted carols and coal plant radiation. 3. second half hour - Gwynne Dyer columnist, author, military historian on extreme climate change and resulting wars. Exclusive preview of new radio series. Radio Ecoshock Show 081212 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Can we predict Global Warming? Sudden tipping points, with Dr. Alan Hastings. Dr. David Orr, author of "Down to the Wire: confronting climate collapse." James Hansen in Australia. Plus Twelve Batty Things About James Lovelock. And why TV weathercasters never mention climate change. Ecoshock 100409 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Why don't you hear about the extra cancer deaths, the global warming impacts of the ever-expanding airports? Because winning UK activists are prevented from speaking in the U.S. Hear British aviation activist John Stewart (campaigner of the year) and Dan Glass from aviationjustice.org Plus Debi Wagner from Seattle. She's fought off SeaTac (2nd largest global warming polluter in Washington State), tells us about horrible health impacts, and the battle around North America to halt airport...
Topics: environment, transportation, aviation, airplanes, airports, protests, activism, UK, U.S., Canada,...
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Sir James Lovelock "A Change of the Living Earth" To Royal Academy, UK Oct 29 2007. Definitely one of most important climate speeches of the year. Our future described. 56 MB 1 hour. Ground-breaking.
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Elizabeth May, former head of Sierra Club Canada, now head of Green Party of Canada, delivers a double speech in Vancouver, 2006. Part 1 Carbon Canada: Vision & Failure 29 min (on climate change / global warming) and Part Two: Tar Sands - Crud to Crude 33 min Recorded by Radio Ecoshock June 6, 2006.
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WWF says Renewables Save Climate 5 min Deutche Welle English May 2007 WWF = World Wildlife Fund.
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"Car-Jacked" author Anne Lutz Fernandez explains the real costs of our auto addiction. Stan Cox, author of "Losing Our Cool" on the race to heat the planet with air-conditioning. Ecoshock 100910 1 hour LoFi
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Climate & Stern Report: Ian Bruce, Suzuki Fdn; Dr. Michael Margolick, economist on Stern Report; Africa Eats Our Exhaust; The Methane Fix. Radio Ecoshock 061103 1 hour 14 MB
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In the Summer of 2008, thousands gathered in Britain's climate camp against coal. We hear about 3 protests, & police over-reaction. Is it "Green Stalinism" versus decentralized power? Radio live from the Camp. Lots of ideas for organizing climate protests and awareness anywhere. Compiled from over 9 hours of live climatecamp.org radio. Radio Ecoshock Show 080822 1 hour CD quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Bill Rees, originator of the ecological footprint, says we are already into overshoot. We can plan to reduce our resources, or plunge through a series of disasters. Full keynote speech from "Resilient Cities" 091021 plus Q and A with Warren Karlenzig on Post Carbon Cities, including China's "eco-cities". Breakthrough information. Song clip: Mavis Staples "99 and a Half Won't Do" Radui Ecoshock 091030 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Song clip: Mavis Staples...
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Thomas Peterson from World Meteorological Assoc. and NOAA on science of extreme weather events hitting us. Jonathan Bates, co-author of "Paradise Lot" on permaculture on a small lot in New England.  Radio Ecoshock 140212 1 hour.
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Green tech investor Dan Miller, and host Alex Smith answer Ozzie Zehner's claims that green energy is an "illusion". Ecoshock 150107
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Long-time environment reporter for the New York Times, Andy Revkin describes trying to balance climate and population news. He was criticized by both Greens and Republicans, while conveying a lot of science news to the world. Left for an academic position, but maintains his blog "Dot Earth" at the New York Times. How the news is made. From Radio Ecoshock show 110506 15 minutes. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Peer-reviewed study by Dr. Janette Sherman and Joseph Mangano says 14,000 Americans may have died from radiation coming from the Fukushima nuclear power disaster in Japan. CDC stats show higher death rates in 14 week period after the multiple reactor explosions, and EPA data shows a wave of radioactivity swept across North America. Are they related? From Radio Ecoshock Show 111228 26 minutes Visit Radio Ecoshock
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6 Best Climate Songs 24 MB 26 min as of 2008. Just a small selection for global warming or climate change causes, as played on Radio Ecoshock.
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Rainforest Action Network campaign against financing new coal plants in the United States. Radio Ecoshock interview with campaigner Bill Barclay. Big name bank pressured to stop financing climate wreckage. 2007 0416 15 min
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Music of dying forests. Bark beetles produce sounds to mark presence and distance. An enterprising recording of these sounds inside trees, has a practical use to detect early infestation. Weird sound recording 7 min.
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Simon de Beauvoir and Prostitution / Darlene Riga & Fazeela Jiwa / 081206 / Vancouver, Canada / recorded by Anne Jamieson A feminist perspective.
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Slow Is Beautiful / Cecil Andrews / 070305 / Vancouver, Canada / presented by the Necessary Voices Society / recorded by Thomas Hicks Great speech about the slow movement, getting a pace to really enjoy one's personal life. Funny.
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Four speakers on extreme climate change. Dr. Michael MacCracken of Climate Institute on new book "Sudden and Disruptive Climate Change" (Earthscan); James Howard Kunstler on Peak Oil & Suburbia; Ross Gelbspan says it's too late to stop heating; 911/Truther Nafeez Ahmed on climate. Radio Eshock 080118 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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ENJOY YOURSELF (It's Later Than You Think) Authorities are saying climate change is unstopable now. Should we just give up & party like there's no tomorrow? Scientist James Lovelock, inventor of Gaia, says yes. NASA scientist James Hansen says no. Loaded with clips including Obama's science man John Holdren, deep greener Derrick Jensen, country singer Katty Mattea, rocker Tom Petty, new Lovelock on "Vanishing Gaia" and Hansen arrest audio (with Daryl Hannah). Radio Ecoshock 090626...
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"Green Gospel" Churches for environmental action start to develop in the United States in 2006. Was considered radical at the time, since most churches were so right-wing and anti-environmental. Radio show "EcoTalk" with Betsy Rosenberg. Part One 10 min Part Two 7 min
Topics: radio, environment, green, Greens, ecology, environmentalism, religion, U.S.
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From Peru, Indigenous activist Hugo Blanco speaks about ecosocialism, with a translator. Ideas from South America. 35 min. Recorded by Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock.
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Author Alan Weisman on book "The World Without Us" recorded by Radio Ecoshock. How our cities and creations would deteriorate without constant reconstruction, without us.
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Funny, dead-on, Cecile Andrews says "Slow Is Beautiful" and "Less Is More". Re-arranging to build connections & community, with examples. Develops both happiness & a more sustainable world. Ecoshock 100101 1 hour LoFi
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Founder of 350.org and author/activist Bill McKibben: "Deep Economy" How to reset the economy to a fossil-free world, and stop climate change / global warming. TUC Radio San Francisco Part One (26 MB 28 min); Part Two (26 min)
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Speech by Harvard Medical School doctor to Congressional Aides in February 2006. Dr. Philip Landrigan. The awful truth that our children already carry many toxic chemicals in their blood, fat and bones. The public health emergency nobody wants to talk about. In two parts: Part One 27 min Part Two 30 min
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Hard Rain Gonna Fall Extreme rain events, a.k.a. extreme precipitation events. Alex interviews climate modeller Dr. Noah Diffenbaugh on warming and precipitation 12 MB 13 min; Dam Nation Cleo Woelfle-Erskine (17 min) - plus positive feedbacks, climate 3 times worse, and dumb NASA head, and music. Radio Ecoshock show 1 hr 070608 Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Drying of the West with National Geographic author Robert Kunzig; the first Carbon Tax in North America in B.C. (and what it means for the U.S.); censored Canadian scientists - speech clip from Dr. John Fyfe, IPCC author. Oh yeah, and some hope. 1 hour. Radio Ecoshock show 080222 CD quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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How hot will we go? Can the climate runaway? How fast must we cut emissions to save a livable world? Latest science from Professor Hans Joachim "John" Schellnhuber of Potsdam Institute. Keynote address at "Four Degrees of More" conference, University of Melbourne, Australia, July 2011. Essential listening. Find more at fourdegrees2011.com.au Radio Ecoshock 110831 1 hour CD Quality or Lo-Fi Visit Radio Ecoshock
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A journey to the "Ecoreality" post-peak-oil community, with UBC Campus Radio. Plus rap star Baba Brinkman's new album "The Rap Guide to Wilderness". Radio Ecoshock 141224
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Vermont farmer Abe Collins is a leader in restoring soil - and capturing more carbon from the atmosphere. Following the lead of Allan Savory, and Allan Yeomans, Collins works with Peter Donovan in the Soil Carbon Challenge. They encourage farmers to help the climate and enrich soil. From Radio Ecoshock 111130 17 minutes.
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From You tube, excellent rant and demonstration of Texas heat killing off ability of garden plants to set fruit. Above 85 degree F days, and without going below 68 F nights - no tomatoes, beans, mellons, nada. A portent of coming global famine as global warming develops, says this You tube poster "Humptydumptytribe". 9 minutes selected for Radio Ecoshock 111207 full video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AEESU4k2dA
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American activist and author Bill McKibben explains growing climate crisis. Says we must act, even if it seems too late. Selections from speech and Q and A in Vancouver, Canada at UBC April 9, 2011. Fukushima nuclear accident must not take our eyes off climate wrecking. Via The Vancouver Institute, recorded by Alex Smith. Radio Ecoshock 110422 1 hour. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Is Earth ready to cope with 7 billion people? We hit 6 billion in 1999, when prospects for the economy and climate action were much brighter. From the Population Institute in Washington, Robert Walker, author of new report "From 6 Billion to 7 Billion, How Population Growth Is Changing and Challenging Our World" Part of Population Speak Out. Severe problems ahead, with some solutions that benefit all (like educating women, and empowering their choice over family size).nFrom the Radio...
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New Green tech...but too late to stop horrible climate change? Emotional speech by billionaire venture capitalist John Doerr at TED 2007 conference. TED is Technology Entertainment Design at ted.org Lots of good video there.
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Famous lefty Alexander Cockburn is a climate denier. His credibility as a science denier goes down the drain. Then 13 year old Severn Suzuki tells the United Nations 1992 Conference to grow up - good message from the next generation. We also have Dr. Jeremy Leggett on the collision of peak oil & climate change. Radio Ecoshock Show June 22 2007 (1 hr) Lo-Fi 14 MB
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