IN REVERSE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER… starting with our most recent show

2022 SEASON

Kevin Anderson: Planning Climate Disaster June 22, 2022 – Top UK scientist Kevin Anderson gets real about our “transition” to climate horror. New full interview by Nick Breeze from the ClimateGenn podcast. Alex reviews new science: can we stabilize Earth? Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Future Black As Coal June 15, 2022 – You don’t know about the growing methane threat from coal mining. Dr. Ryan Driskell Tate reports China’s energy crisis, new coal mines, and emissions no one talks about. Alex wraps the big picture, with guarded better news about a possible future. Show Image: “Screams from the Quarry” by Kingston NY artist Kevin Paulsen. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

The Mad Giant of Our Times June 8, 2022 – Calling from the hot zone, veteran Asia correspondent Bill Spindle: why energy choices by India could determine the future for you and the world. From Potsdam, atmospheric chemist Kathleen Mar warns our system underestimates the growing danger of methane, that other major warming gas. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

For Generation Dread June 1, 2022 – Imagine growing up in a climate-damaged world. Dr. Britt Wray talks her new book “GENERATION DREAD – Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Crisis”. Then we question the future of forests and climate with scientist William Anderegg, University of Utah. Alex footnotes official alarm about the methane crisis. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Climate is not future. Climate is Now. May 25, 2022 – Exeter scientist James Dyke on fighting rear-guard action to stave off the worst. U. Bristol expert Vikki Thompson’s paper: “The 2021 western North America heat wave among the most extreme events ever recorded globally”. Alex on “astonishing” heat in Pakistan and India. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

More Stifle Than Drown (replay) May 18, 2022 – Swedish anthropologist Alf Hornborg says economic crash could empower change to save climate. UK scientist Sergei Petrovskii on his study: warming die-off of oxygen-making plankton. Ocean collapse by 2070? Robert Shirkey gets climate warning labels on Canadian gas pumps. Original Show Post Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Can We Avoid Mass Extinction of Ocean Life? May 11, 2022 – New science finds we are on the path to a mass extinction of life in the ocean. From Princeton, Dr. Justin Penn explains The Great Dying, with his paper “Avoiding ocean mass extinction from climate warming”. Then from Australia, Dr. Blanche Verlie “Learning to Live with Climate Change – From Anxiety to Transformation”. Climate is not what you think. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Not Normal: Heat & Storms May 4, 2022 – Big storms – hurricanes, tropical cyclones, typhoons – will double in the next decades. Netherlands scientist Nadia Bloemendaal on stormy climate times. The Director General of CIFOR – the world’s largest forest science organization – Robert Nasi on forests and global landscapes in a changing climate. Earth does not care, so we must. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Can We Restore The Atmosphere? April 27, 2022 – Can we reshape Earth’s atmosphere, going back to greenhouse levels found before the industrial revolution? Physicist and engineer Peter Fiekowsky says “yes” in his new book “Climate Restoration: The Only Future that will Sustain the Human Race.” But the tools are still questionable. Pay attention, to learn from one of the most informed minds in climate restoration. But stay tuned for my analysis of the pitfalls and unknowns of trying to engineer the atmosphere. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Climate Becomes Unglued: Scientists Rebel April 20, 2022 – The climate has become unstable. Scientists warned us for decades. Now even they are rebelling. We talk with Scientist Rebellion’s William Livernois. And Brian Ancell exposes another wrinkle nobody planned on: flash droughts. Alex reports on extreme climate-driven weather around the world. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Pole to Pole Climate Change April 13, 2022 – Atmospheric rivers and record heat appear at both Poles. Scientist Paul Beckwith on latest IPCC report. From France, global climate action: Nicolas Haeringer of 350.org on activism despite compound crisis of war, pandemic, instability. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Drought, Superstorms, War And Vision April 6, 2022 – Drought and super rain are the new normal – UC Cal’s Dr. Samantha Stevenson with 2 new science results. War in Ukraine’s environmental costs – and a new vision for climate action, from Author/Journalist Nikolas Kozloff. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Digital Repression: How are you being channeled? March 30, 2022 – Everything you see is tailored for your mind – algorithms to shape a world-view, or hide one. Dr. Jennifer Earl is an expert on digital repression, by states, companies and trolls. From UN University, Dr. Duminda Perera reveals the first portrait: hundreds of millions starving for water in Africa. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

A World on Fire March 23, 2022 – Earth is burning with more extreme wildfires. Atmospheric scientist Peter Bernath with breaking science on fires and ozone damage; Dr. Andrew Sullivan of CSIRO, Australia on new UNEP report: “Spreading Like Wildfire”. Emissions and temperatures reach new high, polar ice is low, Antarctic heat crazy. News from the climate front. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Can We Count on Catastrophe? (Replay) March 16, 2022 – With radio producers Eddie Yuen & Sasha Lilley. Why do humans fixate on catastrophe, real or imaginary? Does the nation, the economy, or civilization need to collapse- to start anew? Who benefits if we think like that, and would things get better or worse? Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

NUCLEAR MADNESS: UKRAINE EDITION March 4, 2022 – Russian tanks fire on Europe’s largest nuclear plant, in Ukraine. Disaster narrowly averted. Linda Pentz Gunter and Dr. Ira Helfand on TUC Radio explain continental risk as war continues around multiple reactors. Alex covers new IPCC report on impacts of climate change with co-author Dr. Timon McPhearson. Scientists expect catastrophic 3 degrees C warming. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Oil Terrorism In Turbulent Times March 2, 2022 – News from Extinction Rebellion, Ukraine. Journalist David Beers exposes darker myths behind Elon Musk, along with his genius. From Oil Change International, Lorne Stockman covers the risks & alternatives to fossil power – in machines and geo-politics. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

The Rising Methane Emergency: Euan Nisbet February 23, 2022 – Dangerous warming gas methane rising fast in atmosphere. World leading methane scientist Euan Nisbet from Royal Holloway, University of London. Brent Ragsdale w. Astrophysicist Tom Murphy & Fashion Sustainability Prof. Melody LeHew on PLAN to avoid eco-catastrophe. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Giant Storms In A Hotter World? Kerry Emanuel February 16, 2022 – Deadly storms shape lives and history. Top storm expert, MIT’S Dr. Kerry Emanuel explains the latest science, and what to expect in coming decades as the world warms. Are you feeling climate anxiety? We talk with social epidemiologist Kiffer Card, from Simon Fraser University in Canada. Who gets climate anxiety and what helps us live through it? Plus more hot news about the ocean. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

The Big Game Hits The Climate Wall February 9, 2022 – China passes America to build a new world order. But climate disrupts the Big Game: author and historian Alfred W. McCoy, University of Wisconsin-Madison on his new book “To Govern the Globe, World Orders and Catastrophic Change”. Direct from the Yukon, broadcaster “Radio” Rob Hopkins with the view from the North. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Fixing the Climate: Hopes and Hazards February 2, 2022 – “Pandora’s Toolbox: The Hopes and Hazards of Climate Intervention” – Author Wake Smith. Living with uncertainty, retired psychologist & author Carolyn Baker. Winter heat waves: case study with Oxford’s Nicholas Leach. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Hot Oceans & Escaping Consumerism – Trenberth & Harris January 26, 2022 – The oceans just keep getting hotter, even during this La Nina year, despite the pandemic. Dr. Kevin Trenberth, Distinguished Scholar at the U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research. Award-winning Canadian author Michael Harris on latest book “All We Want: Building the Life We Cannot Buy”. Plus: more heat records in January & the carbon capture failure. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Climate to 2500 – or Get Off Earth Quick January 19, 2022 – What will the climate be like in the year 2500? Provocative new science: mid-West wheat fields transformed to tropical palms and grassland scrub where the mighty Amazon rainforest once stood. Lead author Chris Lyon takes us deeper into the future. Then the great escape: getting off the planet before existential risk ends the human experiment. “Calamity Theory” with author Joshua Schuster. Get in the time machine. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Arctic Will Change Your Life. Nitrous Oxide, Sea Ice, & Western Fires January 12, 2022 – Take a break from the pandemic. Earth is calling. The 3rd major global warming gas, nitrous oxide, is emerging from permafrost, another feedback. From Finland, we hear from lead author Dr. Maija Marushchak. Then another shock: new science connects disappearing sea ice to more wildfires in the western U. S. That is big news from Dr. Yufei Zou in our second interview. Welcome back to Radio Ecoshock. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)

Twin Shadows: Viral Breakout, Arctic Breakdown January 6, 2022 – The world suffers the largest outbreak of disease in history. At the same time, climate disruption brings a heat wave to Alaska and Greenland, pushing Arctic air south where it should not be. From National Snow and Ice Data Center, Dr. Twila Moon with an Arctic Report. First, Alex reports new science on long-haul COVID. Download or listen to this Radio Ecoshock show in CD Quality (57 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)


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