Radio Ecoshock weekly 1 hour 14MB mp3 program featuring the latest science, authors and issues - from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, Peak Oil, the economy, and peace.
Radio Ecoshock: 2 Degrees by 2030 and Panic Politics
1.5 degrees C is already behind us. Could 2 degrees of warming arrive by 2030? Despite pushback, Dr. Malcolm McCulloch makes the case from Perth, during Australia’s roasting, hottest-ever February. But first, UK Professor Emeritus and psychoanalyst Paul Hoggett on climate, victimhood, and …
Radio Ecoshock: Cat 6, Grid Down & the Behavior Crisis
Horrendous climate-driven storms are here. From Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, senior scientist Dr. Michael Wehner makes the case for Cat 6. Electricity from natural gas is more reliable than renewables, right? Wrong. Mark Specht from the Union of Concerned Scientists finds gas plant …
Radio Ecoshock: Climate Cities: Radical Adaptation
Is your city ready for extreme heat, floods, and wind? No. It is time for “Radical Adaptation” with Professor Brian Stone, Director of the Urban Climate Lab at Georgia Tech. Can we still make cement, steel – the basics – without fossil fuels? …
Radio Ecoshock: Methane: Monster Or Myth?
Cornell Professor Robert Howarth returns to Radio Ecoshock reporting the whole Liquefied Natural Gas process leaks so much methane it may be worse than coal for the climate. Oxford Professor Raymond Pierrehumbert tells us methane worries are overblown. Carbon dioxide is the real …
Radio Ecoshock: UNREPORTED: Amazon Emergency & Destabilized Atmosphere
The Amazon – lungs of the world – is in last-stage crisis. It is boiling in record smashing heat, drought, and fire. We visit the last stand with Rhett Butler, Founder and CEO of independent media hub Mongabay. Does it seem more stormy …
Radio Ecoshock: Spectacle, Necrocapitalism, & Methane
Welcome to a wild ride into “Necrocapitalism” – cutting observations by Greek scientist and author George Tsakraklides. Then more worrying news about methane: frozen under the deep sea around every continent, methane can melt, migrate and release closer to shore. We talk through …
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Alex connects the dots and asks great questions of leading climate and environment experts. He doesn’t gloss over the bad news but also presents the good news of people trying to live healthier smarter ways in this world messed up by greed, colonialism, and impatience.
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A top climate change communicator with a gift for clarity, Canadian Alex Smith does his homework to ask the most intelligent questions of his interviewees, who are also the world's top experts.
All of us are going to affected by climate change, eventually threatening global food and water supplies. If the European refugee situation isn't bad enough, just imagine 20 million climate refugees. If you do not have food and water, nothing else in your life matters.
This is not a wandering chat, nor a gloom and doom surrender. Radio Ecoshock focuses on the latest research and points you towards what you can do for everybody's children.