IN REVERSE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER… starting with our most recent show

2021 SEASON

Ugly Truths Nobody Wants to Hear June 9, 2021 – J.B. MacKinnon, co-author of “The 100 Mile Diet” on his new book “The Day the World Stops Shopping – How Ending Consumerism Saves the Environment and Ourselves”. UK Professor and aviation adviser to governments, Dr. David Lee with the harsh facts about aircraft emissions, what they do in the atmosphere, and the future of flying. Your addiction to shopping and flying – it’s killing Nature and heating the planet. Can we quit these deadly habits? Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Post Growth and Degrowth: Tim Jackson, Lorenz Keysser June 2, 2021 – From the UK, Professor Tim Jackson talks about his new book “Post Growth: Life After Capitalism”. Lorenz Keysser from ETH Zurich takes it further: planned decline coupled with increasing well-being – degrowth. Stock markets, banks, every business – everybody wants to grow more and buy, buy, buy. Will we wait for the great collapse, or plan our way back down the mountain? Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

HEAT UP – GRID DOWN May 26, 2021 – Grid blackouts are increasing in the United States as extreme heat ramps up. New study with Dr. Brian Stone Jr. – why a blackout during a heatwave could led to mass deaths. Temperatures inside homes become deadly without air-conditioning and “cooling centers” have no backup. Expert Dr. Ray Klump adds new wrinkles – system breakdowns, terror attack, or Ransomware in extreme heat – climate warfare? Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Climate Reset: Floods to Species May 19, 2021 – Scientists warn about previous gross underestimates of just how many people will be flooded out. It could be hundreds of millions. Our guide is Professor Jonathan Bamber from the Bristol Glaciology Centre, UK. Then Lead author of “Navigating transformation of biodiversity and climate” – Dr. Pablo A. Marquet, Professor at Catholic University of Chile and renowned South American ecologist. Select replay interviews from Radio Ecoshock 2019. Next week: Heat Up; Grid Down. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Permafrost Thaw = Climate Disaster? Maybe. May 12, 2021 – The frozen north is thawing as record heat arrives. Is that a climate disaster, or not? Boston College researcher and Professor Jeremy Shakun reports new science on this key tipping point. Looking for some assurance in troubled times? Marjory Wildcraft returns with her new book “The Grow system – The Essential Guide to Modern Self-Sufficient Living, from Growing Food to Making Medicine”. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Abrupt Climate Change Is Possible May 5, 2021 – Abrupt climate change: unimaginable changes in less than a lifetime. From Copenhagen Dr. Sune Olander Rasmussen explains the risks. Plus: From GEOMAR at the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Dr. Andreas Oschlies takes us on a tour of deep life and its future. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Is The Micro World In Trouble Too? April 28, 2021 – Microbiologist David Thaler on COVID & what we know about the invisible living world. We are encountering an intrusion of the micro-world, as COVID swamps country after country. Explore with world expert microbiologist David Thaler – an American scientist working out of Basel Switzerland. Visible plants and animals are in decline globally. Is the microbial world in trouble as well? We can’t live without it. Be ready to challenge your mind. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Endless Summer or Climate Action? April 21, 2021 – Is climate action sleeping or dead? Long-time American activist Tom Bowman reports. Ready for intense summers six months long? Two months of winter? That’s coming up with our guest from China, scientist Yuping Guan. We also stroll down to Kansas City for a radio interview. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Plants & Animals Wiped Out by Climate Change April 14, 2021 – Guests: Arizona scientist David Breshears and Australian science journalist John Pickrell. How heat waves kill off forests – and the rush to save rare animals in Australia – during the worst bushfires ever seen. This show is not about how climate change will affect you. Enough about humans. It is time to hear what we do to plants and animals. Story Image credit: Bob Berwyn. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Future Cities: Hot & Flooded April 7, 2021 – The new pandemic is raging with variants across the world. In the background the first waves of extreme weather arrive. Guest scientists Matei Georgescu and John Dialesandro reveal climate change strikes cities first and hardest. Cities will be many degrees hotter than the global average temperature. It is not just heat: more urban flooding too (think Nashville or UK). Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

The Decade After Tomorrow March 31, 2021 – Seas will rise on New England. More vicious winter storms track toward Britain & Northern Europe. Dr. Levke Caesar lead author of new paper warning the world. Meanwhile international agreements to save us STILL rely on fantasy technology. From the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, scientist Fabian Stenzel says the dream of plantations burning wood for energy would take away life-giving water from billions more humans. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Greenland Ice Going Gone March 24, 2021 – Greenland was ice-free not long ago, and could be going there again. New revelations from Dr. Andrew Christ University of Vermont. Super-scientist Jessica Tierney explains why the worst scenarios for climate change may not happen. Real news, real climate right here on Radio Ecoshock. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

This Future Doesn’t Work March 17, 2021 – World cities projected to go 4 degrees C hotter and beyond – scientist Lei Zhao. Dr. Robert Nicholls of UK Tyndall Centre finds official plan by world governments to green the planet with bio energy would create water stress for billions of people. Johannes Lohmann from the University of Copenhagen warns Earth will hit climate tipping points much sooner than expected due to the rate of climate change. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Coping With The Climate Crisis – Ro Randall March 10, 2021 – Big storms, fires, risings seas and just plain punishing heat, – climate change is rolling up on us. It is too much, while dodging a pandemic, business closing and job loss. But there is help: UK psychologist Rosemary Randall is with Cambridge Climate Therapists. On February 17, 2021 Ro Randall gave the best climate mental health workshop ever. It was hosted by Meg from Britain’s Centre for Alternative Technology. Here is Ro Randall’s latest “Coping with the Climate Crisis”, with online attendees around the world. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Billion Dollar Black Out Climate Disasters March 3, 2021 – From Lubbock Texas, after the black-out cold storm, scientist Katherine Hayhoe talks record billion dollar climate disasters. Her PBS YouTube series is “Global Weirding”. From Bergen Norway, lead scientist Christoph Heinze warns about three OTHER crisis developing unseen below the seas. His new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy is ominously titled: “The quiet crossing of ocean tipping points”. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Extreme Weather: How Are The Kids Doing? February 24, 2021 – With shocking extreme weather, how are the kids doing? Climate change is leading to stress in children similar to PTSD. Dr. Betty Lai has been studying that for a decade of hurricanes and bushfires. Then Ecoshock gets the real dirt with soil strategist Didi Pershouse: poor soil, poor food, equals poor health for all of us. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

David Archer – Deep Past to Deep Future February 17, 2021 – Explore climate disinformation. Russia outed pushing the anti-vaccine movement, the American fossil fuel industry is literally gas-lighting consumers. Even Microsoft’s Bill Gates donates to climate denying politicians. It’s mess, but we begin with real science with Dr. David Archer, University of Chicago. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

ARCTIC METHANE BOMB? February 10, 2021 – Will a burst of methane rise up from the sea along Siberia – creating a heat emergency never seen before? Why is this formerly sleepy science so controversial? Sara Sayedi and over 20 Arctic permafrost experts. Then: shocking reporting on the U.S. natural gas system leaking methane sky-high. Sample of Chris Nelder’s Energy Transition Show #140 “Methane Leakage”, with guests Emily Grubert and Mason Inman. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Stop the Ghastly Future! February 3, 2021 – From Australia, Dr. Corey Bradshaw, Director of the Global Ecology Lab. Plus: If you worry about a giant “methane bomb” rising out of Arctic Seas, Canadian scientist Andrew MacDougall says let that go. And we will not go into a “hothouse” Earth any time soon. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Climate Power for All January 27, 2021 – The Biden/Harris team just appointed Professor Shalanda Baker as Deputy Director for Energy Justice at the Department of Energy. Meet her first, here on Radio Ecoshock. We discuss Baker’s new book “Revolutionary Power – An Activist’s Guide to the Energy Transition”. Dr. Katharyn Duffy reveals a tipping point for plants – where they become a source of CO2. It is important science about imminent danger. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Runaway Glaciers & Sinking Cities January 20, 2021 – Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica: nothing can stop ice larger than England sliding into the sea. That will flood coastal cities around the world. While the sea is rising, land is sinking under 1 in 5 people. Don’t miss geoglaciologist Sridhar Anandakrishnan from Penn State, and Dr. Devin Galloway from the U.S. Geological Survey. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

THE NEW CLIMATE WAR: Michael Mann, Andrew Glikson January 13, 2021 – Prof. Michael Mann on his new book “The New Climate War – The Fight to Take Back the Planet”. We prioritize truth versus doomism. From Australia, paleoclimatologist and deep time investigator Dr. Andrew Glikson speaks frankly about our situation, and the feedback effects governments and media either don’t know or won’t tell you. Climate truth is difficult – but not impossible. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Climate Science Dismissed! Ben Santer January 6, 2021 – Dr. Ben Santer, one of America’s leading climate scientists, defunded by Trump. The science of proving climate change and the powers of denial. Then historian Merle Eisenberg finds the two plagues before this one did NOT radically re-shape society. We talk pandemic myths and popular reactions to mass illness. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)


Jump to Radio Ecoshock Show Archives for:

2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006