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Episode 133: Interview with Professor Daniel Aldrich on resilience and the importance of social capital in post-disaster recovery

Episode 132: Interview with Professor Katharine Hayhoe on how to have a conversation on the highly politicised and divisive subject of climate change

Atmospheric scientist and IPCC author Professor Katharine Hayhoe, a hugely effective communicator about climate change, explains why we need to talk about climate --and advises how to best do...

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Episode 131: Interview with French anthropologist Professor Philippe Descola on our relationship with nature

Leading French anthropologist Professor Philippe Descola explores man's relationship with nature--and suggests how we can, and must today, learn from other ways of connecting to nature--and move beyond the...

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Episode 130: Interview with Professor Stephen Macekura exploring critiques of economic growth across the twentieth-century

Professor Stephen Macekura exploring critiques of economic growth across the twentieth-century--those thinkers and activists who have criticized and doubted the virtues of the notion of limitless growth

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Episode 129: Interview with James Cameron, a Friend of COP26, about the prospects for COP26

Fascinating Interview with James Cameron, a Friend of COP26, providing a unique insider's perspective on the highs and lows of the various COPs and the prospects for COP26. ...

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Episode 128: The Geopolitics of Climate Change: interview with Gerald Butts, Vice Chairman of the political risk consultancy, Eurasia Group

As the relationship between the US and China grows more tense, we discuss the geopolitics of climate change. What impact does geopolitics have on national responses to climate change?...

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Episode 127: Innovation Forum Founder Toby Webb on building resilient smallholder supply chains and sustainability trends within the food industry

In this deep dive on sustainability within the food industry, Toby identifies key trends –resilience, disclosure and consumer awareness – driving changes within the food industry generally. He discusses...

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Episode 126: Nigel Topping, the UK’s High-Level Climate Action Champion, on COP26

A fascinating interview with Nigel Topping, the UK's High-Level Climate Action Champion on the prospects and expectations for the upcoming COP26 in November in Glasgow.

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Episode 125: Interview with Jeremy Lent on finding our place in the universe by integrating science and traditional wisdom

Jeremy Lent discusses his fascinating new book Web of Meaning which combines findings in cognitive science, systems theory and traditional Chinese and Buddhist thought, to develop a framework that...

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Episode 124: Interview with Professor Daniela Gabor on funding the transition to a low carbon economy

In this fascinating interview, Daniela discusses the eye-opening sums of money needed to achieve a transition to a low carbon economy --how this can be funded, the role of...

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Episode 123: interview with economic anthropologist Dr Jason Hickel about his most recent book Less is more: How Degrowth will save the world

Thought provoking interview with economic anthropologist Dr Jason Hickel about his most recent book Less is more: How Degrowth will save the world—a deep dive into to the world...

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Episode 122: Interview with Professor Wendy Brown, author In the Ruins of Neoliberalism: The Rise of AntiDemocratic politics in the West.

In this interview, Professor Wendy Brown discusses the recent history of neoliberalism, how this logic is everpresent in our ives today, and extend to the ways in which we...

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Episode 121: Interview with Kevin Starr, the founder of the Mulago Foundation–which funds high-impact organizations working on alleviating poverty

In this wide ranging and stimulating interview, Mulago Foundation's CEO Kevin Starr shares his perspective on the role of social entrepreneurship in solving social and environmental problems, the reality...

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Episode 120: Interview with Joanna Pocock, author of Surrender, exploring the changing landscape and cultures of the American West

A compelling, moving, and eye-opening exploration of the outsider eco-cultures blossoming in the new American West in an era of increasing climatic disruption, rising sea levels, animal extinctions, melting...

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Episode 119: Interview with Dr Jeffrey Kiehl, climate scientist and Jungian analyst

In this fascinating interview, climate scientist Dr. Jeffrey Kiehl brings to bear two very different ways of thinking about climate change: the scientific and the psychological—and his journey as...

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Episode 109: Interview with Kevin Starr, the founder of the Mulago Foundation

In this wide ranging and stimulating interview, Kevin Starr shares his perspective on the state of social entrepreneurship today, the reality of impact investment today, and his evolving thoughts...

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Episode 118: Interview with Professor Rupert Read, former XR spokesperson, author of Parents for a Future

In this thought provoking and spirited interview, Rupert Read shares lessons and insights from his decades long experience as an activist. He discusses his new book, Parents for a...

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Episode 117: Interview with Dale Jamieson, Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy, New York University on environmental justice.

Dale Jamieson, Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy at NYY, talks about the importance of environmental justice and explores the importance of taking a philosophical approach to the environmental...

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Episode 116: Interview with Johan Frijns, the director of BankTrack, whose mission is to stop banks from financing harmful business activities.

Interview with Johan Frijns, the director of BankTrack, a Netherlands based international tracking, campaigning and civil society support organisation whose mission is to stop banks from financing harmful business...

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Episode 115: Interview with John Clark, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University, director of La Terre Institute for Community and Ecology

John Clark Professor Emeritus at Loyola University, and director of La Terre Institute for Community and Ecology, discusses his latest book Between Earth and Empire: From the Necrocene to...

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Episode 108: Interview with Jagdeesh Rao, the Chief Executive of the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) in India.

Interview with Jagdeesh Rao, the Chief Executive of the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) in India, discussing the vital ecological restoration and conservation work that FES does on land...

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Episode 114: Professor Tim Lenton discusses Gaia 2.0

In this interview, Professor Tim Lenton discusses his work with Bruno Latour, exploring how humans could add some level of self-awareness to Earth's self-regulation.

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Episode 113: Interview with Jagdeesh Rao, Curator – Promise of Commons initiative, and former CEO FES

Interview with Jagdeesh Rao, the Chief Executive of the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) in India, discussing the ecological restoration and conservation of land and water resources in ecologically...

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Episode 112: Interview with David Loy, professor, writer, and Zen teacher of Japanese Zen Buddhism

In this episode, David Loy explores Japanese Zen Buddhism and the social implications and challenges especially as it encounters modernity.

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Episode 107: Interview with Austin Whitman CEO of Climate Neutral, US based consumer-focused climate certification company

Episode 111: An interview with Dr. Harriet Bulkeley, Professor of Geography

In this episode, we talk with Professor Harriet Bulkely about the effectiveness of different approaches to climate governance and the possibility of a green recovery.

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Episode 110: Interview with Alexander Dunlap, Social Anthropologist

In this episode, we discuss the social and ecological impact of so-called renewable energy, and how to actually think about the impact of its development, with Dr. Alexander Dunlap....

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Episode 109: Interview with writer Andri Snær Magnason

In today's interview with writer Andri Snær Magnason, we explore Andri's use of his writing talent as a force for activism.

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Episode 106: Kate Roll, Head of Teaching and Assistant Professor at Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

Bringing her background in international development, Kate discusses inclusive business and the concept of bottom of the pyramid development and it's consequences for corporations and impoverished populations. Kate also...

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Episode 108: Interview with Arran Stibbe, Professor of Ecological Linguistics

In this interview with Dr. Arran Stibbe, we discuss ecolinguistics, or how language influences the way we treat the environment.

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Episode 107: Interview with Joel Bakan, author, filmmaker and Law Professor

In this episode, we meet with Joel Bakan to discuss the interesting role corporations play in solving - or inhibiting - sustainability. Many corporations claim to be walking the...

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Episode 106: Interview with Danny Dorling, social geographer and Professor of Geography

In this episode we talk with Danny Dorling, social geographer and Professor of Geography, about his views on many topics, much of which relates to large changes we see...

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Episode 105: Aparna Hegde Founder of ARMMAN

In this interview, Dr. Aparna Hegde, an internationally renowned Urogynecologist and the founder of the NGO, ARMMAN (Advancing Reduction in Mortality and Morbidity of Mothers, Children and Neonates) shares...

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Episode 105: Interview with Roman Krznaric, public philosopher, author of The Good Ancestor

In this episode, we talk with Roman Krznaric about the necessity of overcoming our society's short-termism and discounting of future generations. Roman argues we need to see beyond the...

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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...

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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.

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