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The Colorado River hydrates more than 40 million people and 5 million acres of farmland from Wyoming to the US-Mexico border -- but it's not equally divided. And as our...
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Shepard Fairey is best known for creating the iconic Barack Obama “Hope” portrait during the 2008 presidential election. Fairey’s work is now included in the collections of...
Part of Shepard Fairey and the Power of Art, June 2021
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Last week’s heat wave across the western United States busted more records – a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away.    Despite the serious threats extreme heat presents...
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For more than two decades, carbon offset programs have promised individuals and businesses that they can reduce their overall carbon footprint by paying someone else -...
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Five years ago, most of the world’s nations entered into an agreement to dramatically ratchet down their carbon dioxide emissions with the goal of keeping planetary warming...
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Can a feminist renaissance save the climate?  A feminist approach to the climate conversation begins over a hundred and fifty years ago. That’s when a scientist named Eunice...
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Unless you live in one of the few dense, urban parts of the country, you probably rely on a car to get around. That culture of car dependency feels natural, because most of...
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What are the limits on how much humans should meddle with the natural world?    Vandana Shiva is an eco-feminist, activist, editor, and author who has spent much of her...
Part of Vandana Shiva and the Hubris of Manipulating Nature, July 2021
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Earlier this year, Washington state passed a bill to put a price on carbon pollution across a huge swath of its economy. But it didn’t get there easily.   In 2016, shortly...
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This episode was underwritten in part by Resources Legacy Fund.   President Biden has set a goal of conserving 30% of the nation’s land and waters in the next decade to...
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In early August, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report unequivocally connecting global warming and extreme weather to human-driven greenhouse gas...
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Listener Advisory: This episode contains some content related to a suicide. If you or someone you love is thinking about suicide, the National 24-hour Suicide Prevention...
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Canadian company Enbridge is building an oil pipeline from the Alberta tar sands through Minnesota to the Wisconsin border. The new pipeline, which is nearly complete, is a...
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Water is essential for life, and throughout human history we have sought to control and make use of it. As Giulio Boccaletti explores in his new book, Water: A Biography,...
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Diet for a Small Planet is celebrating 50 years this fall. It’s been a hugely influential book in the environmental movement and has inspired countless people to adopt...
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The COVID-19 pandemic revealed structural weaknesses and inequities that existed long before 2020. Like the COVID-19 pandemic, climate disruption is a threat multiplier.   ...
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The UN Secretary-General António Guterres referred to the most recent IPCC report as a “code red for humanity.” But do we fully acknowledge the severity of the situation?...
Part of Katharine Hayhoe on Hope and Healing, September 2021
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We’ve experienced yet another summer of record wildfires in the western U.S., endangering lives, displacing communities, and sending unhealthy smoke across the nation.    The...
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More and more of us are seriously worrying about what we’ve done to the earth’s climate. But while climate predictions can be scary, Sister True Dedication says we don’t have...
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Delegates from around the world are set to convene in Glasgow at the international climate summit known as COP26 – ideally to hammer out commitments to reduce carbon...

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