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At the Institute for Ecological Civilization we are working internationally to support systemic approaches to long-term sustainability by developing collaborations among government, business, and religious leaders and among scholars, activists, and policy makers. This podcast provides a glimpse into the kinds of projects and conversations that we regularly take part in. If you enjoy this podcast, you can help support the work that we are doing at EcoCiv by making a donation at ecociv.org. Music: “lax” by Fascinating Earthbound Objects. Artist: http://noisyvagabond.com. License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode

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At the Institute for Ecological Civilization we are working internationally to support systemic approaches to long-term sustainability by developing collaborations among government, business, and religious leaders and among scholars, activists, and policy makers. This podcast provides a glimpse into the kinds of projects and conversations that we regularly take part in. If you enjoy this podcast, you can help support the work that we are doing at EcoCiv by making a donation at ecociv.org. Music: “lax” by Fascinating Earthbound Objects. Artist: http://noisyvagabond.com. License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode

    lauren Ornelas: Food Empowerment Project

    lauren Ornelas: Food Empowerment Project

    Ebony Bailey speaks with lauren Ornelas. lauren is the Founder and President of Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.), a vegan food justice nonprofit that promotes veganism, fights for workers, and works on lack of access to healthy foods in Black and Brown communities and low-income areas. She has been an animal activist for three decades, during…

    • 44 min
    Jayson Maurice Porter: Race, History, and the Environment

    Jayson Maurice Porter: Race, History, and the Environment

    Ebony Bailey speaks with Jayson Maurice Porter, who is a PhD candidate in history at Northwestern University and recent Fulbright-García Robles Scholar. His dissertation focuses on Mexican environmental history and political ecology, and he teaches more broadly on environmental social justice, Black geographies, and science and technology in the Americas. Ebony talks with Jayson about how…

    • 38 min
    Larry Swatuk: Rethinking Our Relationship to Water

    Larry Swatuk: Rethinking Our Relationship to Water

    In this episode, EcoCiv’s strategic partnerships coordinator, Ellie Leaning speaks with Larry Swatuk, who is a professor of international development at University of Waterloo. Larry’s expertise blends technical hydrological knowledge and freshwater governance with more systemic and long-term approaches to water in different settings, meshing well with EcoCiv’s approach of long term and systemic solutions…

    • 48 min
    Zack Walsh: Relational Commoning

    Zack Walsh: Relational Commoning

    Jeremy Fackenthal speaks with Zack Walsh, who works at the One Project as a senior researcher of economics and governance. The One Project is a recently launched think-tank that is rooted in relational ways of thinking about ecology, economics, democracy, and more. Their research focuses on “how to create practical, equitable systems that align and…

    • 49 min
    The Next Economy - Dialogue on Global Systems Change

    The Next Economy - Dialogue on Global Systems Change

    As the socio-economic effects of coronavirus worsen, the deep failures of our global economic order are being revealed. Is this the end of the neoliberal era? What will the economy look like after COVID-19? Can our next economy promote the overall well-being of people and the planet? On this episode of the EcoCiv podcast, Andrew…

    • 58 min
    The Most Important Lessons from COVID-19: A Conversation on Global Systems Change

    The Most Important Lessons from COVID-19: A Conversation on Global Systems Change

    As world leaders struggle to address the coronavirus pandemic, one thing has become certain: this is more than a health crisis. From Covid’s impact on economic systems, ecological systems, and systems of production and consumption, to its effects on systems of governance, to its exacerbation of injustices experienced by the poor and vulnerable ― it’s…

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