IN REVERSE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER… starting with our most recent show

2015 SEASON

Tim Flannery – Atmosphere of Hope Australian scientist & author of “The Weather Makers” on new book “Atmosphere of Hope”. Despite what he knows, Tim Flannery explains new “natural” based tech that may prevent climate catastrophe. Radio Ecoshock 151230 CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

CLIMATE HOPE & TRAGEDY First net-zero city fights off giant fracking leak in California.; Vancouver aims fossil free; 1st Nations vs. pipelines. Mayors & activists report. Scientist Paul Beckwith & RAN Exec Dir Lindsey Allen wrap up Paris climate talks. Radio Ecoshock 151223 CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB) Show blog here.

RETURN OF ECONOMIC CRASH Michael T. Snyder of theeconomiccollapseblog.com explains warning signs that global economy is crashing, no matter what they say. Dark future: historian Timothy Snyder says climate disruption could lead to mass murder. Radio Ecoshock 151216 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

PARIS CLIMATE VS. A REAL FUTURETwo reports direct from Paris: scientist Paul Beckwith & Lindsey Allen, Exec Dir of RAN. Benoit Lambert on carbon farming at Paris. First: super scientist James Hansen rips false plans at Paris press conference Dec 2. Radio Ecoshock 151209 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

KEVIN ANDERSON: Untold Climate Truth Top Uk scientist Kevin Anderson says the hard facts about climate change are not getting out, and never made it to the Paris climate talks. It’s a shocking, revealing interview. From Australia, radio host Vivien Langford of the 3 CR Beyond Zero Emissions show, talks in studio with David Spratt, author of Code Red, plus union icon Colin Long and psychologist Lyn Bender. Radio Ecoshock 151202 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

TRUE VOICES Courtney White says we can capture carbon back into the soil, even if only 2 percent of the population act. I talk new science with Justin Mankin – how disappearing snow cover will impact people around the world. We wrap with octogenarian activist and author Peter Seidel, saying we still have time. Radio Ecoshock 151125 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

FACING THE HARSH REALITIES OF NOW David Wasdell, head of the Apollo-Gaia Project, returns to Radio Ecoshock with devastating revelations about how climate science has been manipulated or ignored by the IPCC, and by the leaders meeting in Paris. Radio Ecoshock 151118 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

Killing Solar, Killing Us All – Nancy Laplaca on the plot by big power to kill solar in America. Andrew Nikiforuk on court proof that fracking DOES pollute drinking water. Radio Ecoshock 151111 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

CLIMATE CATASTROPHE INDONESIA! Huge burst of greenhouse gas emissions from Indonesian fires. From Indonesia, forest expert Dr. Daniel Murdiyarso. From Mongabay news, founder Rhett Butler. Why, how, and when it will hit us. Radio Ecoshock 151104 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

PERMACULTURE: RIGHT LIVING Second program from International Permaculture Convergence, in London. Keynote speech by internationally known Geoff Lawton. 3 interviews by Albert Bates: from UK, Andy Goldring of Permaculture Association; from Germany Declan Kennedy; from USA Andrew Millison. Real solutions for the real world. Radio Ecoshock 151028 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

PERMACULTURE, CLIMATE AND SURVIVAL From 15th Annual International Permaculture Convergence in London, September 9th, 2015: “Cool Talk” by Albert Bates from The Farm in Tennessee. Albert interviews Transition Towns founder Rob Hopkins. Australian permaculturalist Rosemary Morrow Radio Ecoshock 151021 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

HOW WE MIGHT SURVIVE Will China lead the world into a new “ecological civilization”, while America falls behind into the remnants of the old carbon age? Hidden by mainstream media, major changes are developing on the global stage. Our guest Laurence Brahm gives us a tour. Plus Gernot Wagner and “Climate Shock” to the economy. Radio Ecoshock 151014 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

HOLOCAUST OF THE ANIMALS The venerable biologist from the Stanford Center for Biodiversity Paul Ehrlich joins us. Plus Will Tuttle, author of “The World Peace Diet”: half of global emissions are driven by the industrial slaughter of our fellow species. Plus “The Climate Variety Hour, in 10 minutes”. Radio Ecoshock 151007 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

CLIMATE: CRIMINAL ACTIVITY Neela Banerjee from InsideClimate News investigates the world’s biggest oil company, Exxon/Mobil. Starting in the 1970’s, Exxon knew their product would damage the climate, but chose to fund denial. In “The End of Plenty”, National Geographic author Joel Bourne says the future of food and population isn’t going to happen. Radio Ecoshock 15093O in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

SCIENCE OF THE COMING CATASTROPHE Oil company BP says recoverable oil runs out in 50 years. American scientist James H. Brown publishes study saying this means crash of economy and population “very, very likely”. Then Canadian climate scientist Andrew Weaver on our prospects, and why he ran for the Green Party. Radio Ecoshock 150923 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

HUNTING THE CLIMATE SHIFT 3 interviews with scientists on the cutting edge of climate change. From the UK, Chris Boulton hunts for signs of abrupt ecological shifts. From Norway, Hans Weihe explores the changing Arctic. But first, we look into whether air pollution is shading the world from serious heating, with Bjorn Stevens of the Max Planck Institute in Germany. Radio Ecoshock 150916 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB) Show blog here.

ARE WE ALREADY IN ABRUPT CLIMATE CHANGE? We cover global climate news, from the Syrian refugees to signs of an abrupt climate shift, with scientist Paul Beckwith. Plus news they just won’t tell you, and my new song aimed to promote activism at the Paris summit. Radio Ecoshock 150909 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

BURNED OUT Climate change and the Western wildfires: scientists and a firefighter talk latest. Plus NASA’s Benjamin Cook on the decades-long drought coming to the American Southwest and Central Plains. Radio Ecoshock 150902 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB) Show blog here.

THE UNKNOWN CLIMATE (replay) Unknown tipping points, with Dr. Alan Hastings. Dr. David Orr, author of “Down to the Wire: confronting climate collapse.” Plus Twelve Batty Things About James Lovelock. And why TV weathercasters never mention climate change. Radio Ecoshock 150826 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

IT’S WRONG TO WRECK THE WORLD (replay) From the University of Oregon, Kathleen Dean Moore delivers an artful talk about our attack on Nature, and hope of reviving love instead. Recorded in Vancouver. With readings from her work & original songs by Libby Roderick Radio Ecoshock 150819 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

I HAVE A CONFESSION TO MAKE (replay) Emerging threats analyst and author Robert Marston Fanney on new frontiers of climate change. Dr. Alex Rogers of Oxford: State of the Oceans. Radio Ecoshock 150812 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

ALEX SMITH ON POST CARBON RADIO Alex Smith is the guest on Post Carbon Radio, as broadcast on KWMR West Marin Community Radio outside San Francisco California. We go for the big picture on shocking climate change, and the eternal question: can we do anything about it? Radio Ecoshock 150805 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

CIVILIZATION: CHANGE IT OR LEAVE IT Can we return to the primitive? Miles Olson on personal rewilding. Asoka Bandarage on “middle way” out of collapse. Organic grow and cook w. Barbara Damrosch of Four Season Farm. Replay of Radio Ecoshock 130612 Radio Ecoshock 150729 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

WHAT THEY WON’T TELL YOU ABOUT THE COMING CLIMATE CATASTROPHE Earth-breaking speech by Dr. Kevin Anderson, Deputy Director of the Tyndall Centre in Britain. Speaking to the Cabot Institute in Bristol November 6th, Anderson told the sold-out crowd our future is not possible. Radio Ecoshock replay from November 14, 2012 and still the best guide to the coming failure of the Paris climate talks. Radio Ecoshock 150722 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

NEW AGE OF SUPER FIRES Three key interviews on new role of fire during global warming. John Betts on super fires and what we can do. Tom Gower on science of burning north lands. Marc-Andre Parisien on mega-fires in Canadian North. Best of Radio Ecoshock replay. Radio Ecoshock 150715 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

WORLD ON FIRE Wild fires from climate change cause still more warming. Three experts from American Academy for the Advancement of Science meeting February 19th, 2012. Michael Flannigan, U of Alberta on fire and climate. From UBC medical unit, Dr. Michael Brauer on health impacts and personal protection during smoke events. Tasmania’s Fay Johnston’s estimation of global annual deaths from landscape fire smoke. Best of Radio Ecoshock replay from 120418. Radio Ecoshock 150708 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

HOT MINDS IN MOTION The coming unstable tropics, seen through an ancient world. From the UK, Dr. Jessica Whiteside. Former NASA scientist James Hansen says 2 degrees warming is unsafe and “crazy” to set that as a goal. Huge Canadian rainforest on cusp of mega-deal to save it. Activist Valerie Langer. Radio Ecoshock 150701 in CD Quality(56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

SUDDEN HEAT Dr. Robert Kopp explains why humans die in heat waves, and why that will get worse as climate change develops. Then the incredible Dr. Jeremy Leggett on “Winning the Carbon War” Plus climate music from Melody Sheep. Radio Ecoshock 150624 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

BATTLING CARBON GIANTS Pacific Northwest fights becoming a carbon colony. Vancouver protests American coal expansion (Kevin Washbrook, VTACC). Daphne Wysham: Oregon kicks out Canadian propane peddler. The unreported stories. Radio Ecoshock 150617 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

MOBILIZE TO SAVE THE CLIMATE! Psychologist Margaret Klein Salamon on movement to mobilize to save the climate – a total shift in society. The transformative power of climate truth. Plus scientist Paul Beckwith on chemtrails and geoengineering. Radio Ecoshock 150603 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

CRASHING CLIMATE CHANGE Climate scientist Paul Beckwith from the University of Ottawa rejoins Alex Smith to investigate the latest record heat, melting, and emissions. Are we already entering an extreme climate shift? Radio Ecoshock 150527 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

SICK FOOD AND BLACK CARBON Agricultural economist John Ikerd explains why factory food fails our health needs. Jonathan Mingle on black carbon, the second largest cause of climate warming, melting Arctic, and killer of millions. Radio Ecoshock 150520 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

HOW TO AVOID THINKING ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE Norwegian eco-psychologist Per Espen Stoknes tells us why public concern about climate may be falling, even as the science becomes more certain. Alternative energy expert Robert A. Stayton says “yes we can power the world with solar” and tells us how. Dr. Alan Rozich tells us “Other Inconvenient Truths Beyond Global Warming. Radio Ecoshock 150513 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

FOREST FIRES RAISE CHERNOBYL RADIATION – AGAIN Forest fires near Chernobyl Ukraine raise radioactive particles into the atmosphere. Dr. Timothy Mousseau. Utah scientist Professor Tim Garrett says only a collapse of civilization could prevent terrible climate change. Radio Ecoshock 150506 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

SPINNING WORLD, ANGRY PLANET George Kourounis, host of the TV show “Angry Planet”, and the solar-powered international musician known as Turtuga Blanku. But first, Laurence J. Brahm, a high-powered international lawyer who switched from taking multinational companies into China, to creating new alternatives for local economies. Radio Ecoshock 150429 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

FIVE STORIES SELDOM TOLD Science fiction author Robert Marston Fanney selects 5 stories of science truth from his Robert Scribbler’s Blog. Excerpts from oil guru Nate Hagens. Radio Ecoshock 150422 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

MELTING ANTARCTICA WILL SHAKE THE WORLD New science on melting Antarctica. From Tasmania, polar expert Dr. Roland C. Warner. Then the return of Marjory Wildcraft, with more tips on growing your own groceries. Radio Ecoshock 150415 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

FEED YOURSELF Oil guru Richard Heinberg on life after fossil fuels. Marjory Wildcraft: why you may want to grow your own groceries. Radio Ecoshock 150408 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

THE CRUNCH Are You Ready? Dr. Steven J. Smith says we will get hotter faster. Paul Goddard on why sea level went up over 2 inches in New England in 1 year. Carolyn Baker: preparing our minds and hearts for the coming troubles. Radio Ecoshock 150401 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

BROKEN FUTURE NEWS Two of world’s top climate scientists speak out about severe challenges we face right now, and in the future. From the University of Manchester, Dr. Kevin Anderson, who pulls no punches. Then Rutgers scientist Alan Robock tells us why geoengineering might not be a good idea. Radio Ecoshock 150325 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

CLIMATE GEOENGINEERING & THE CHEMTRAILS CONSPIRACY We talk with one of the world’s top experts on geoeningeering to cool the planet, Harvard’s Dr. David Keith. Then from the UK, Dr. Rose Cairns investigates the internet phenomenon of chemtrails. Radio Ecoshock 150318 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

HEAT AND THE RISING SEA What they don’t tell us about the threat of “extreme” rising seas. Plus, climate & civil war in Syria. Thawing permafrost & Russian economy. Guests: Dr. Robert Nicholls, Dr. Colin Kelly, Dr. Nikolay Shilomanov. Radio Ecoshock 150311 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

CLIMATE DISRUPTION OF OUR LIVES Dr. Jennifer Francis of Rutgers: Jet Stream waves & Polar Vortex. Dr. Daniel Brooks: parasites survive warming better than we do. Radio Ecoshock 150304 in CD Quality(56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

CLIMATE DEADLINE America’s famous scientist Michael Mann unloads climate reality. Kristin Ohlson says “The Soil Will Save Us”. Frances Moore: climate stalls European food production. Radio Ecoshock 150225 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

MASS EXTINCTIONS PAST AND PRESENT UK scientist Paul Wignall on climate change & mass extinctions. Power expert Darren Hammell on risk of grid going down, for many reasons. Radio Ecoshock 150218 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

NUCLEAR EXTINCTION IS POSSIBLE Famous anti-nuclear activist Dr. Helen Caldicott warns nuclear extinction still looms – a threat as great as climate change. Then author David Bollier explains the new Commons on the ground and in cyber-space. Radio Ecoshock 150211 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

ABRUPT CLIMATE CHANGE – AGAIN Dr. James White, Arctic specialist at U of Colorado, says abrupt climate shifts happened in the past, happen now, and will come again. Huge changes possible. Then UK psychotherapist Ro Randall on how to talk to a denier. Radio Ecoshock 150204 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

ABRUPT CLIMATE CHANGE – YES Scientist Paul Beckwith speaks out on Arctic methane and abrupt climate change – and ways to stave it off. Scientist Douglas McCauley, University of California: industrializing the ocean could lead to mass extinction of marine animals. Radio Ecoshock 150128 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

THE ENGINES OF LIFE HIT STALL SPEED The world could warm 17 degrees hotter – scientist Thomas J. Goreau. Plus America’s most dangerous nuclear reactor, Indian Point 25 miles from New York City. Lawyer/activist Susan Hito-Shapiro. Radio Ecoshock 150121 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

GREEN DREAMS – FUTURE OR FANTASY? Green Dreams – Future or Fantasy? UK guest host Greg Moffitt interviews scientist David Fridley, from Berkeley National Lab and the Post-Carbon Institute. Radio Ecoshock 150114 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.

GREEN REALITY VS OZZIE ZEHNER Green tech investor Dan Miller, and host Alex Smith answer Ozzie Zehner’s claims the green energy is an “illusion”. Radio Ecoshock 150107 in CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB). Show blog here.


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