69 episodes

Sustainably Geeky is a podcast for the everyday environmentalist! The show features a group of average people with one thing in common: a healthy respect for the environment, and a desire to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Each episode we'll tackle a new subject and will feature guests occasionally to help us go in depth on some of our more complex topics. Whether you're a hardcore treehugger or have a mild curiosity about the environment, we hope you'll learn something! Feel free to share your green life hacks and ideas for future shows.

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Sustainably Geeky is a podcast for the everyday environmentalist! The show features a group of average people with one thing in common: a healthy respect for the environment, and a desire to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Each episode we'll tackle a new subject and will feature guests occasionally to help us go in depth on some of our more complex topics. Whether you're a hardcore treehugger or have a mild curiosity about the environment, we hope you'll learn something! Feel free to share your green life hacks and ideas for future shows.

    Ep 69 - Who Run the World

    Ep 69 - Who Run the World

    Girls! In honor of Women's History Month, Vanessa Conroy from Feminist Communities for Climate Justice joins us to discuss their work to achieve climate justice informed by feminist and community development principles. Their organization recognizes the intersectional relationship between climate change and social justice, and that climate must be considered in every policy decision we make. Vanessa discusses these issues, and the ways in which the climate crisis disproportionately affects women and other marginalized groups Resources discussed in this episode:
    • It's Not That Radical by Mikaela Loach
    • The Intersectional Environmentalist: How to Dismantle Systems of Oppression to Protect People + Planet by Leah Thomas
    • Diversifying Power: Why We Need Antiracist, Feminist Leadership on Climate and Energy by Jennie C. Stephens
    • Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future by Mary Robinson
    • Mary Robinson Foundation Principles of Climate Justice
    • Feminist Communities for Climate Justice National Women's Council
    • Feminist Communities for Climate Justice Community Work Ireland
    • National Women's Council Ireland Twitter
    • National Women's Council Ireland Instagram
    • Community Work Ireland Twitter
    • Vanessa Conroy Twitter
    Host: Jennifer Hetzel
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    Music by: Peter Emerson Jazz

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep 68 - Lettuce Turnip the Beet

    Ep 68 - Lettuce Turnip the Beet

    Where does our food come from, and how is that changing? This month we're speaking with Andy Johnston from Willy Street Co-op about the evolution of food production in the United States. He shares insights from his experience working in the food industry, and discusses the increasing popularity of local and 'alternative' food systems among consumers. Resources discussed in this episode:

    Willy Street Co-op

    Willy Street Co-op Facebook

    Willy Street Co-op Instagram

    Willy Street Co-op Twitter

    Willy Street Co-op Youtube

    Equal Exchange

    Fairtrade International

    Host: Jennifer Hetzel

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    Music by: Peter Emerson Jazz

    • 49 min
    Ep 67 - We Didn't Start the Fire

    Ep 67 - We Didn't Start the Fire

    This month we're turning up the heat! Spencer Wilson, Resource Advisor with the U.S. Forest Service, joins us to talk about wildfires and the important role they play in nature. He also discusses how attitudes towards fire have shifted over time, and shares observations from his time as a firefighter. Resources discussed in this episode: Spencer Wilson 's Instagram.

    Host: Jennifer Hetzel

    Have an idea for an episode? You can reach Jennifer at jrhetz@gmail.com

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    Music by: Peter Emerson Jazz

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ep 66 - Airships Were Meant to Fly

    Ep 66 - Airships Were Meant to Fly

    This month we're flying high! Don Hartsell, Commissioner and Managing Director of the World Air League, joins to talk about airships and the need for more sustainable air travel options. He discusses advancements in airship technology and how this mode of travel can help address the climate crisis. Don also explains how the World Air League is increasing awareness of the industry. Resources discussed in this episode:

    World Sky Race

    World Sky Race Facebook

    World Sky Race Instagram

    World Sky Race YouTube

    World Sky Race Twitter

    Book: Empires of the Sky

    Flying Whales

    Hybrid Air Vehicles

    Host: Jennifer Hetzel

    Have an idea for an episode? You can reach Jennifer at jrhetz@gmail.com

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    Music by: Peter Emerson Jazz

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep 65 - Working 9 to 5

    Ep 65 - Working 9 to 5

    The environmental challenges facing our planet will require a skilled and dedicated workforce. Leonard Adler, CEO of Green Jobs Network, joins us to discuss the growing employment opportunities in sustainability and social impact. He offers insights for students, current and future job seekers, and aspiring entrepreneurs. Leonard also analyzes industry trends and shares his predictions for the future of the field.

    Host: Jennifer Hetzel

    Have an idea for an episode? You can reach Jennifer at jrhetz@gmail.com

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    Music by: Peter Emerson Jazz

    • 51 min
    Ep 64 - Wide Open Spaces

    Ep 64 - Wide Open Spaces

    The benefits of travel and exploration are many, but these activities can have a profound impact on the environment. Oliver Winter, CEO & Founder of a&o Hostels, shares tips for how to travel more responsibly and discusses how a&o Hostels is helping travellers reduce their environmental impact. He also shares insights into how climate-conscious travellers are shaping the travel industry and offers advice for others in the industry looking to implement greener practices. Resources discussed in this episode:

    a&o Hostels

    a&o Hostels Facebook

    a&o Hostels Instagram

    a&o Hostels TikTok

    a&o Hostels LinkedIn

    Oliver Winter LinkedIn

    Green Sign Certification

    How to Avoid a Climate Disaster book by Bill Gates

    South Pole (carbon credits)

    Host: Jennifer Hetzel

    Have an idea for an episode? You can reach Jennifer at jrhetz@gmail.com

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    Music by: Peter Emerson Jazz

    • 43 min

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