Sustainable forestry, small-scale farming, and changing the world one town at a time with director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy, Lynn Stoddard. Check out resources Lynn mentioned: Joanna Macy, Connecticut\’s Coverts program, and the Just Be Nice Party.
Exploring the social, personal, and academics of climate change with University of Connecticut sociologist Phoebe Godfrey. More from Phoebe here, and some recommended reading: The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben, Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein, Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence by Christian Parenti.
Ever wonder what people at the Weather Channel television network think about climate change? Well, here\’s a great conversation with the president of the company, David Clark, who just happened to be one of my childhood playmates. And here are links to two videos he shared with me: “Note to Breitbart” and a message from kids talking climate.
Working to end climate change for selfish reasons— lessons learned from 39 conversations. (Full disclosure: I was nervous about this one.) More about Amy here.
Dealing with anger, violence, threats of violence, fear, and power struggles – lessons taken from social service legislation and training programs. (Just after recording this podcast, I learned that the Army Corps of Engineers denied DAPL a permit to drill under the Missouri River. This is a major victory, but the fight is not over yet. Ways to support here.
Jim and I discuss reparations, racism, Thanksgiving, Bolivia, water, feminism, population growth, and the extractive economy. We recommend the documentary, FLOW: For the Love of Water.
Discussing the place for fun and bonding while taking political action, the power of consumer vs voter, and where we get our news, with psychotherapist Beth Hankins.
President Trump. Yikes. Jim and I try to wrap our minds around it.
From canvasing for the environment to personal accountability to how to make yogurt—–a wide-ranging conversation with Michelle Maitland, longtime activist and brand new friend. Check out Low Tech Magazine.