14 episodes

With equal parts humor and in-depth analysis, Asher, Rob, and Jason safeguard their sanity while probing crazy-making topics like climate change, overshoot, runaway capitalism, and why we’re all deluding ourselves.

Crazy Town Post Carbon Institute

    • Society & Culture

With equal parts humor and in-depth analysis, Asher, Rob, and Jason safeguard their sanity while probing crazy-making topics like climate change, overshoot, runaway capitalism, and why we’re all deluding ourselves.

    Band-Aid Town

    Band-Aid Town

    To respond to the emergency of climate change, we’d better put aside the Band-Aids and reach for something more effective (how about courage, for starters?).

    • 44 min
    Helicopter Money and a Game of Kick the Can

    Helicopter Money and a Game of Kick the Can

    How refreshing -- finally there’s someone who understands the intricacies of money and finance, but also gets how they affect real people and real stuff in the real world (REALLY)!

    • 46 min
    My Dinner Is Stuck in Traffic: Saving Fuel for the Farm

    My Dinner Is Stuck in Traffic: Saving Fuel for the Farm

    If you like to eat food from time to time, then you might want to consider the upsidedown calorie input/output ratio in our current arrangement with dinner.

    • 37 min
    Tackling Inequality, One Pair of Lederhosen at a Time

    Tackling Inequality, One Pair of Lederhosen at a Time

    Molotov cocktails (to drink or throw!) aren't the answer when it comes to dealing with extreme inequality -- thankfully, Chuck Collins has some prosocial and pro-environmental ideas.

    • 49 min
    They'll Think of Somethingisms

    They'll Think of Somethingisms

    Turning air into rocks or ending our reliance on fossil fuels -- guess which is the politically expedient silver bullet and which is the stark reality we have to face.

    • 37 min
    Mosquito-Flavored Popcorn, or What Climate Scientists Are Getting Wrong

    Mosquito-Flavored Popcorn, or What Climate Scientists Are Getting Wrong

    The most influential models for assessing climate change have a fundamental flaw -- to find it, just follow the money (or at least the economists).

    • 47 min

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