September 24th, 2021
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.    In her...Read More
September 17th, 2021
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 vegetarian...Read More
September 10th, 2021
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, that...Read More
September 3rd, 2021
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...Read More
August 27th, 2021
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 Lifeline...Read More
August 20th, 2021
In early August, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report unequivocally connecting global warming and extreme weather to human-driven greenhouse gas...Read More
August 13th, 2021
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 sustain...Read More
August 6th, 2021
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 after...Read More
July 30th, 2021
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 career...Read More
July 23rd, 2021
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 our...Read More

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