IN REVERSE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER… starting with our most recent show

2020 SEASON

Coronavirus: What can you do and how can it end? April 1, 2020 – Popular UK nurse teacher Dr. John Campbell’s tips. Scientist Paul Beckwith says Canada blundered into disaster, and clearing air could release 25 years worth of warming – this spring or summer. I’m Alex Smith. Here we go. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Growing Out of This Horrible Crisis March 25, 2020 – I have just one message for you now: it is not too late to prepare to feed yourself, those you love, and maybe even your community. We need to produce local food, and food in your yard or balcony, right now. Buy seeds. I will explain basic steps and possibilities in this whirl-wind of days. Then we go to my classic interview with the original urban homesteader, Jules Dervaes, and my chat with Marjory Wildcraft, founder of Grow Your Own Groceries. She tells us how to survive a crisis, even in a dark apartment! Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

The Hardest of Times Under the Black Coronavirus March 18, 2020 – How long to self isolate during the Corona virus? – new science from John Hopkins. For this crisis, Alex calls tear out your lawn and grow food. You may need it. Interview with Professor Jos Lelieveld of Max Planck Institute on the other pandemic every year: air pollution kills millions. Could the big shutdown bring more heat this spring? Special guest Eliza Gilkyson on her new album “2020” – music for this time! There is a way out, but it is not the way we came. We start the show with a clip from her song “In the Name of the Lord”. I speak with Eliza later this hour, and end with another song from this inspiring artist. We talk about getting though the hardest of times. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Corona Virus – With Dr. John Campbell March 11, 2020 – Dr. John Campbell, UK teacher of nurses and YouTube guide explains how the novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) hurts us, who and how many. What medical science and experience can tell us as we enter uncharted territory both economic and social. Plus 1918 Epidemic survivor with a warning, and new music by David Rovics: Corona Virus Climate Catastrophe Fascist Empire 2020 Blues Massacree”. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Corona Climate Collapse – and The Sequel March 4, 2020 – As we struggle with disease, crash & climate disaster: what next? UK activist Shaun Chamberlin on new film “The Sequel: What Will Follow Our Troubled Civilization?” Then: stop worrying about the Arctic methane bomb, says scientist Michael Dyonisius. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

The Biggest Risks Scientists See February 26, 2020 – Future Earth project reveals five top risks seen by world’s top scientists. The front-line threats outlined by Nobel-prize-winning scientist Diana Liverman from the University of Arizona. Then Dr. John Wiens on a shocking study: “One-Third of Plant and Animal Species Could be Gone in 50 Years”. How many of nature’s creations will survive by 2070? It is up to us. Alex reports on the warmest winter on record and threats to world food. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Preparing as Corona Virus CORVID-19 Goes Global February 19, 2020 – Sampling growing public fear and official pessimism, Alex reveals his best sources and tips on the novel Corona Virus (CORVID-19). Then Dr. Mark England reports half of Arctic warming comes from CFCs. Scientist Xiao Yang: rivers are not freezing over and why that matters. New song from Eliza Gilkyson. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Exploring Darkness by Land and Sea February 12, 2020 – Dr. Kerry Bowman comes from the front lines. He was quarantined in the Toronto SAARS outbreak. In the Congo, Kerry found endangered apes traded to Asia. Bowman was the only Canadian in the Amazon able to report out the great fires of 2019. Then: why are dead zones growing in the ocean? UK expert Sabine Lengger joins us to explore the dark life in the sea. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Ocean Heat Warning! February 5, 2020 – Super-scientist Kevin Trenberth on record ocean warming: impacts now and for centuries to come. Then from Stockholm, Jean-Baptiste Jouffray reports on The Blue Acceleration – the rush to colonize the high seas. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Climate Denial In The Face Of The Fire January 29, 2020 – Fire burns toward Australia’s Capital, from @erstkate. How did Australia deny it all along? Marc Hudson studied that for his Doctorate. Then indie energy journalist Nick Cunningham: why fracking is just blowing natural gas straight up, warming us even more. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

The Climate Mobilization Transition US Workshop January 22, 2020 – Famous nature film-maker David Attenborough says “The climate crisis has come.” But what can we do? How can we push our community into real action? Rebecca Harris, Organizing Director for The Climate Mobilization and activist Laura Berry explain step-by-step how to get your community to declare a Climate Emergency and more in this webinar, hosted by Don Hall from Transition US. The Transition Town movement in America has joined The Climate Mobilization for this insider presentation of how to move forward. Over a thousand local governments, joined by nine countries and the European Union have already declared a Climate Emergency. This must go world-wide. Here we learn how. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Nate Hagens: The Collision January 15, 2020 – Is climate change just a symptom? Dr. Nate Hagens says we need a change of cultural purpose, away from money – but that can’t happen until we pass through a financial “recalibration” and emergency. Humans need to stimulate our primitive brains without wrecking the planet. The author of “Reality 101”, Hagens has the big picture diagnosis and a start on the cure. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Disaster in the Making: Cascading Tipping Points & Permafrost January 8, 2020 – Top European scientists warn tipping points could cascade toward absolute climate disaster. Prof. Tim Lenton from U of Exeter. Permafrost expert Susan Natali from Woods Hole explains CO2 pouring out from the WINTER Arctic. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Climate: Good News And Bad January 1, 2020 – From Yale, Narashimha Rao says basic quality of life for all does NOT require a new burst of carbon into the atmosphere. Brilliant young scientist Zhenzhong Zeng reports growing wind is a bonus for wind power plus startling green news from China. Heather McTeer Toney joins us on the 100% Clean Economy Act and mothers stepping in on climate change. As we enter the new decade, southern Australia is still on fire after battling emergencies right through the holidays. Closer to my home in Canada, half way through winter I have not shoveled my driveway, snow is so low. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)


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