104 episodes

The Sustainability Agenda is a weekly podcast exploring today’s biggest sustainability questions. Leading sustainability thinkers offer their views on the biggest sustainability challenges, share the latest thinking, identify what’s working --and what needs to change -- and think about the future of sustainability.

The Sustainability Agenda Fergal Byrne

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The Sustainability Agenda is a weekly podcast exploring today’s biggest sustainability questions. Leading sustainability thinkers offer their views on the biggest sustainability challenges, share the latest thinking, identify what’s working --and what needs to change -- and think about the future of sustainability.

    Episode 104: An interview with Professor Kari Norgaard

    Episode 104: An interview with Professor Kari Norgaard

    In this episode, we dive into understanding denialism and justice dimensions that are gaining visibility with Professor Kari Norgaard. She talks about how we collectively experience and shape things as a society, and how denialism pertains to the various interconnected issues and movements of our time.

    • 39 min
    Episode 103: Interview with Dr. Frances Fox Piven, social scientist, activist and professor

    Episode 103: Interview with Dr. Frances Fox Piven, social scientist, activist and professor

    Professor Frances Fox Piven talks about this unique moment in United States history and the complexities of collective action and protest.

    • 48 min
    Episode 102: Interview with Rob Nixon, Professor in the Humanities and the Environment

    Episode 102: Interview with Rob Nixon, Professor in the Humanities and the Environment

    In this episode we dive into a discussion with Rob Nixon on climate change denialism, the difficulty of understanding and drawing attention to "slow violence," and in particular, the power of social media and using story and image to to translate scientific knowledge into powerful currents that catalyze social sentiment and action.

    • 1 hr
    Episode 101: Interview with Eric Holthaus, meteorologist, writer and ecosocialist

    Episode 101: Interview with Eric Holthaus, meteorologist, writer and ecosocialist

    In this episode, we talk with Eric Holthaus about his outlook for the future with climate change. Although our circumstances are certainly dire and much damage has already been done, Eric maintains hope...

    • 42 min
    Episode 100: Interview with Dr. Anne Poelina, Indigenous Australian and Nyikina Traditional Custodian

    Episode 100: Interview with Dr. Anne Poelina, Indigenous Australian and Nyikina Traditional Custodian

    In this, the 100th episode of the Sustainability Agenda, we speak to Dr. Anne Poelina an indigenous Australian academic and human and earth rights activist. Dr. Poelina explains her role as a “Yimardoowarra marnin,” which, translated from the Nyikina language, means “a woman who belongs to the Martuwarra River,” in Western Australia. Dr. Poelina discusses...

    • 57 min
    Episode 99: Interview with Rebecca Henderson, Economist and University Professor

    Episode 99: Interview with Rebecca Henderson, Economist and University Professor

    In this episode we meet with Dr. Rebecca Henderson to discuss her ideas on how to reimagine capitalism, ideas at the heart of the new book, Reimagining Capitalism in a World in Fire. This is a wide-ranging spirited discussion, assessing the state of the corporation today, identifying key shortcomings–oligopolies, excessive pay, power, share buybacks –particularly...

    • 57 min

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