13 episodes

With environmental crises reaching a critical tipping point, we find ourselves sprinting to keep up with fast-changing environmental law and policy developments like regulatory rollbacks and subsequent lawsuits. Join experts from the nation's premier environmental law school as they provide concise, accessible conversation on the most pressing issues of our time. If you are an advocate, journalist, educator, student, or concerned citizen seeking to understand environmental law and how it relates to current events, Hothouse Earth is the podcast for you.

Hothouse Eart‪h‬ Jeannie Oliver, Mason Overstreet, Environmental Law Center, Vermont Law School

    • News
    • 5.0 • 34 Ratings

With environmental crises reaching a critical tipping point, we find ourselves sprinting to keep up with fast-changing environmental law and policy developments like regulatory rollbacks and subsequent lawsuits. Join experts from the nation's premier environmental law school as they provide concise, accessible conversation on the most pressing issues of our time. If you are an advocate, journalist, educator, student, or concerned citizen seeking to understand environmental law and how it relates to current events, Hothouse Earth is the podcast for you.

    Changing the Tide: Waterkeepers Examine Equity, Diversity, and Racism in the Environmental Movement

    Changing the Tide: Waterkeepers Examine Equity, Diversity, and Racism in the Environmental Movement

    Our latest episode features a conversation between two waterkeepers—advocates who work to protect waterways and the communities that depend on them.

    • 31 min
    Essential Yet Unprotected: Farmworkers in America

    Essential Yet Unprotected: Farmworkers in America

    They keep our farms running and our communities fed. But farmworkers suffer some of the most dangerous work conditions in the country.

    • 40 min
    A Year of Hothouse Earth

    A Year of Hothouse Earth

    The Hothouse Earth Podcast team celebrates a full year of exploring the most pressing environmental issues of our time. Hosts Jeannie and Mason reflect on the topics of our eight previous episodes, reconnecting with former guests for the latest updates.

    • 20 min
    Environmental Justice

    Environmental Justice

    Residents of the Ashurst Bar/Smith Community in Tallassee, Alabama bear the burden of a neighboring landfill that is impacting their health and heritage. The Hothouse Earth team takes a close look at what environmental justice is as well as the legal strategies that address environmental injustices.

    • 42 min
    On the Streets and In the Courts: The Youth Climate Movement

    On the Streets and In the Courts: The Youth Climate Movement

    In September 2019, 7.6 million people around the world participated in the largest climate strike in history. The Youth Climate Movement is forcing international discussion but can it achieve climate action?

    • 43 min
    Bonus Episode: Environmental Justice Career Paths

    Bonus Episode: Environmental Justice Career Paths

    Our experts from episode 6 on Climate Migration, Professor Barry Hill and Carmen Gonzalez, discuss their paths that led them to successful careers in Environmental Justice.

    • 5 min

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