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BRAD BURKHARTMEYER SOLAR ELECTRICIAN The do’s and don’ts of solar installation explained in this bonus 18 minute interview with founder of Sun’s Eye Solar in Washington State. From Mother Earth News Fair June 2, 2013, in CD Quality or Lo-Fi.
SOLAR: ELECTRICITY OR WATER HEATING? DAN CHIRAS Thirty-year veteran of alternative energy, author of 30 books, Dan Chiras talks with Alex at the Mother Earth News Fair. Is solar finally cost effective? From Radio Ecoshock 130619 27 minutes CD Quality or Lo-Fi.
FRACKING DRAINS THE WEST 4 interviews. Robert LeResche from Power River Basin and WORC, 13 min CD Quality; Bob Arrington from W. Colorado 16 min CD Quality; Pat Wilson, rancher from Montana 12 min. CD Quality; Theodora Bird Bear from Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota 13 min CD Quality.
Powering the Future. Stanford Prof. and Nobel Laureate Robert B. Laughlin interview on options from solar to nuclear, despite economic or climate collapse. 38 min from Radio Ecoshock 130227 CD Quality 34 MB or Lo-Fi 9 MB
Alternative Energy Success in Germany From Berlin, Daphne Wysham with expert Hans Verholme: the fantastic growth of renewable energy in Germany. From Radio Ecoshock 121128 18 min CD Quality 17 MB or Lo-Fi 4 MB
Oil Crime & Justice in Nigeria Ecoshock D.C. correspondent Gerri Williams interviews attorney Jonathan Kaufman from Earthrights International. Shell Oil and other multinationals literally get away with murder, as pollution soaks the Niger Delta. The unreported news. From Radio Ecoshock 121128 Interview 24 min CD Quality 21 MB or Lo-Fi 6 MB.
Pipelines & Fracking Threaten Canadian Native Life Talk by dynamic Athabascan film-maker Caleb Behn at October 25, 2012 anti-pipeline meeting, Burnaby, B.C. Recorded by Alex Smith. Very moving. From Ecoshock 121121 10 minutes CD Quality 9 MB or Lo-Fi 3 MB
Maude Barlow on Tar Sands Speech recorded 121025 by Alex Smith at Burnaby, B.C. anti-pipeline meeting. Contains chilling look at Canadian sell-out to multinational corporations. By founder of Council of Canadians, co-founder of the world water rights group Blue Planet Project. 19 min CD Quality 17 MB or Lo-Fi 5 MB
Coal to Gas 8 min
Debate: Is Solar Ready? – Eco Talk 19 min
Low Carb Fuels 3 min
Solar Chill safe refrigeration using solar power (with Janos Mate) 9 min
Controlling U.S. Coal Rush 7 MB 7 min
Oil Payoffs to Congress 10 min
Pedal Power – Using cycles for energy and tools 24 min
FRACKING GAS = CLIMATE CRASH Shale gas emissions as bad as coal. New science from Cornell University Professor Robert Howarth and team: a speech at Peak Oil and Gas conference (ASPO) in Washington; plus a follow-up interview with Howarth by Alex Smith. Then the billion dollar climate gas fraud. Samuel Labudde of the Environmental Investigation Agency says Europeans blackmailed by China and India – for nothing. Radio Ecoshock 111123 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Song “My Water’s On Fire Tonight” by Holmes, Bean and Bekker from Whole Lotta Frackin’ Going On. ASPO speech recording by Carl Etnier of Equal Time Radio. Ecoshock show blog.
ROBERT F. KENNEDY JR. ON KILLER COAL RFK delivers blockbuster speech to Commonwealth Club of California June 2011. Coal has poisoned all Americans all all fish. Kennedy offers a vision of renewable power and new energy grid. His bitter assessment of corporate rule and corporate-controlled media. Courtesy of Climate One project of Commonwealth Club with host Greg Dalton. From Radio Ecoshock Show 110921 44 minutes CD Quality or Lo-Fi
GREEDY LYING BASTARDS Filmmaker Craig Rosebraugh on new film on Big Oil around the world. In more than 12 countries, victims of oil spills, pollution, and poisoning. From BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf to Uganda and beyond. Disturbing corporate behavior unveiled. From Radio Ecoshock Show 111012 21 minutes CD Quality 10 MB or Lo-Fi 5 MB
ARCTIC METHANE FLARES Emergency research ship to Eastern Arctic in Sept 2011 to check methane “torches” coming from seabed into the atmosphere. Could herald extreme climate change (as happened 56 million years ago, when 90% of all species went extinct). News reported only in Russian media. From Radio Ecoshock 111012 5 minutes CD Quality 3 MB or Lo-Fi 2 MB
WHY “BIOFUELS” CAN NEVER WORK Not for climate, not for food, not for energy indepencence. 3 speakers from “Confronting the Triple Crisis Conference” Wash DC Sept 08 Cornell’s Dr. David Pimentel (4 MB 15 min) says agrifuels net energy loser. Dr. Tad Padzek (5 MB 23 min) energy analyst has amazing overview. Lucia Ortiz (4 MB 19 min) of Friends of the Earth, blows up the Brazil biofuel success story myth. All courtesy of Unwelcome Guest radio broadcast #443.
The Dark Side of the Tar Sands Social and eco impacts plus genocide of First Nations Jessie Kalman (Polaris Institute) 12 min 3 MB Mike Mercredi (must-hear!) Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation 10 min 3 MB Will Horter of Dogwood Initiative on pipelines and coastal impact of tankers. Kitimat elders on their destruction by industry 14 min 3 MB
Replacements for Oil Nobel scientist Dr. Steven Chu 12 min – newly appointed to Obama administration!
New Energy Sue Supriano 27 min
PEAK OIL/CLIMATE PANEL followed Escape from Suburbia, Vancouver 070817. Ecoshock Show 070831 1 hr. Conrad Schmidt, Founder of the Work Less Party, and the World Naked Bike Ride. Greenpeace founder/historian Rex Wyler, a Director of the BC Sustainable Energy Assoc., a city planner and more. How will we get out of this mess?
Escape From Suburbia Director Gregory Greene interview, on Peak Oil, Climate and future economy. 25 MB 27 min
Urban Self-Sufficiency the example of Cuba 24 min
Energy and Agriculture Climate Radio Colin Campbell 24 min
Wave Power 7 min
Dangers of LNG Terminals Liquid Natural Gas 26 min
Agriculture and Peak Oil Climate Radio Richard Heinberg 24 min
Latest in Power Tech 5 min
Wind to Hydrogen Denmark 7 min
Chasing the Sun author Neville Williams on solar power 5.5 min
Corp’s Grab Sustainable Energy in BC Hydro and wind energy give-away in Canada. Prof. John Calvert 33 MB 36 min
Sakhalin Energy Fight Russian Shell project on hold for enviro problems 18 min
Other Arrangements James Kuntsler speech May 2006 63 MB! broadband only. Life after oil and climate crashes.
Is Hydrogen a Green Solution? – Pro and con plus Tim Flannery 27 min
After Oil: Relocalize Richard Heinberg in Perth 14 min
Canada’s Carbon Denial 3 min
Sustainable Fossil Fuels? Dr. Mark Jaccard on real energy future and carbon capture. Ecoshock feature version. 28 MB, 29 min
Sustainable Fossil Fuels? Speech by Prof Mark Jaccard at Vancouver Institute (capturing carbon emissions) 1 hr 55 MB
Photo-Voltaics Now 8 min
Canada’s Hydrogen Highway – Olympic Plan in British Columbia 24 min
New Solar Tech Breakthrough – CBC Quirks and Quarks 7 MB 7 min
Ethanol from Food GLRC 16 min
Challenge of BioFuels Living on Earth 6 min
Biofuels and World Hunger Redeye 12 min
Bio Fuels Boom (Terra Verde) 17 MB 28 min
Brazil Biofuels (RedEye) 9 MB 9 min
Bio Fuels (Toronto Radio) 8 MB 9 min
Helios Bio Fuels Alternative Tech 4 MB 5 min
Ethanol or Food? 6 min
BioEthanol in Europe – Deutche Welle 5 MB 5 min
Canada’s Tar Sands
TAR SANDS: CANADA’S DIRTY SECRET Campaigner MacDonald Stainsby (oilsandstruth.org) speech 080114 Vancouver. Amazing horrible facts of world’s most ecologically destructive mega-project. Huge climate wrecker. 29 min CD Quality 27 MB or Lo-Fi 7 MB
Oil Sands Major CO2 Producer 17 min
CANADA’S TAR BABY Oil sands suck up cleaner fuels to power America & climate change. Fun, fast-moving feature from Radio Ecoshock 11 min.
Fuelling Fortress America (tar sands) 25 min
Tar Sands Pollution Are Foundations quieting Greens? Redeye Collective 13 min
Energy Retrofit Old House 28 min
SLASH HOME ENERGY BILLS 28 min
The Monster House Craze – Living on Earth 7.5 MB 7.5 min
California’s Million Solar Homes – 10 min
Easy Home Energy-Saving Tips – 6 min
On Demand Heaters Save Fuel – EcoTalk 7 MB 7 min
THE CARBON CLUB
Europe’s Dirty 30 Coal Plants – Deutche Welle 6 MB 6 min
Clean Coal Technology? – NRDC EcoTalk 8 MB 8 min
Exxon vs Climate Change – Between the Lines with Sierra Club 8 MB 8 min
Huge Risks of Liquid Natural Gas – KBOO Andrew Geller 26 MB 27 min
Sierra Club Coal Fact Sheet 14 min
Giant New Coal Plants Texas 16 min
PEAK OIL – See our new PEAK OIL PAGE
Peak Oil – Social Effects Peak Moment TV 27 MB 28 min
Richard Heinberg: Power Down 11 min
OIL CRASH Matt Savinar 24 min
Mike Ruppert: Oil Collapse – Sue Supriano show 12 MB
WINNING THE OIL ENDGAME – Amory Lovins 24 min
Post Carbon with Julian Darley – Sue Supriano show 13 MB 27 min
New Zealand Greens on Peak Oil – 6.5 MB 6.5 min
Peak Oil Expert Q and A – Ken Deffeyes 32 MB 34 min
Life After Oil Matt Savinar speech June 2005 28 min
OIL, RITA, AND FUTURE – Jim Kuntsler 10 min
Hydrogen Power in Iceland – Living on Earth 29 MB 30 min
Hydrogen Power in America – Living on Earth 16 MB 17 min
Wood Pellet Heat Germany – Deutche Welle 8 MB 8 min
Grass Power Instead of Coal – ABC Australia 6 MB 6 min
Carbon Disclosure Project – ABC Australia 5.5 MB 5.5 min – $21 trillion moves on climate
Heinberg on Alternative Fuels – KBOO Per Fagering 6 MB 6 min
Wind Energy Gaining in Europe – Deutche Welle 6 MB 6 min
Shell’s Clean Diesel Malaysia – Common Ground 9 MB 9 min
Driving Habits Save Fuel – Living on Earth 6 MB 6 min
Big Oil vs. Clean Air 7 min
Building a Low Carbon Economy – Michael Grubb of UK Carbon Trust – from UNFCCC in Montreal 25 MB
Environmental Impact of Renewable Energy – Sierra Club 43 MB (big file!)