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Stories for Earth is a climate change podcast about stories that can help us build emotional resilience in fighting the climate crisis.

Stories for Earth with Forrest Brown Forrest Brown

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Stories for Earth is a climate change podcast about stories that can help us build emotional resilience in fighting the climate crisis.

    S2 E1: What Final Fantasy VII Says About Environmentalism

    S2 E1: What Final Fantasy VII Says About Environmentalism

    Final Fantasy VII is a cult classic video game from the 90s, with a remake for PlayStation 4 that came out in April 2020. It might be famous for the cool and aloof Cloud Strife and characters with big swords, but Final Fantasy VII also has a lot to say about environmentalism. And just like its original release around the time the Kyoto Protocol was adopted, its message remains extremely relevant to us today. Transcript: https://storiesforearth.com/2020/06/09/final-fantasy-vii-environmentalism/ Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/storiesforearth

    • 22 min
    S1 E6: Pacific Edge by Kim Stanley Robinson: A Future Mythology

    S1 E6: Pacific Edge by Kim Stanley Robinson: A Future Mythology

    Our discussion of Pacific Edge by Kim Stanley Robinson covers a plot summary and explores what our future can look like through this utopian eco fiction novel. Transcript: https://storiesforearth.com/2020/02/24/pacific-edge-kim-stanley-robinson/ Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/storiesforearth

    • 18 min
    S1 E5: Ishmael by Daniel Quinn, Climate Change, and Moving Beyond a “Vision of Doom”

    S1 E5: Ishmael by Daniel Quinn, Climate Change, and Moving Beyond a “Vision of Doom”

    Daniel Quinn's ecofiction masterpiece, Ishmael, tells us how our mindset is destroying the Earth and leaves us with some ideas for a solution.

    Transcript: https://storiesforearth.com/2020/01/14/ishmael-daniel-quinn-climate-change/

    Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/storiesforearth

    • 18 min
    S1 E4: Beasts of the Southern Wild, Hurricane Katrina, and Climate Change

    S1 E4: Beasts of the Southern Wild, Hurricane Katrina, and Climate Change

    Beasts of the Southern Wild has a lot to teach us about responding to climate change. Listen along to hear more about this film's environmental themes. Transcript: https://storiesforearth.com/2019/12/23/beasts-of-the-southern-wild-climate-change/ Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/storiesforearth

    • 17 min
    S1 E3: Spirited Away from Hiyao Miyazaki

    S1 E3: Spirited Away from Hiyao Miyazaki

    Spirited Away from Hiyao Miyazaki is one of the most loved animated films of all time. Listen along for our discussion of environmental themes in Spirited Away. Transcript: https://storiesforearth.com/2019/11/12/episode-3-spirited-away-from-hiyao-miyazaki/ Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/storiesforearth

    • 15 min
    S1 E2: Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler

    S1 E2: Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler

    Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler is the second book in the Parable series. Tune in for a plot summary and our take on major themes. Transcript: https://storiesforearth.com/2019/10/08/parable-of-the-talents-octavia-butler/ Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/storiesforearth

    • 42 min

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