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CLIMATE, WEALTH, and ENERGY University of Utah Physics Professor Dr. Tim Garrett explains why fossil-based wealth leads to both hyper-inflation and a ruined climate. From peer-reviewed paper in Journal “Climatic Change.” Only a sudden economic collapse could save us from 5 degrees Celsius global temperature rise by 2100. And we’ll get over 100% inflation. One of the most important interviews of the year. From Radio Ecoshock 101119 – 24 minutes. CD Quality or Lo-Fi Bonus: audio from Tim Garrett’s lecture University of Victoria 2010-05-21 1 hour CD Quality or Lo-Fi
LOSING OUR COOL Author Stan Cox say air-conditioning cannot save us from global warming – it makes heat worse. Other ways to adapt. From Ecoshock 100910 21 min Lo-Fi 5 MB
THE RUSSIAN HEAT Direct from Moscow, Vladimir Tchouprov of Greenpeace Russia tells what it was like, and evaluates the government response. Smog deaths, fires near nuclear bases, crop damage. From Ecoshock 100903 Lo-Fi 18 min 4 MB
THE RUSSIAN HEAT Ex-pat Dmitri Orlov – author of “Reinventing Collapse – The Soviet Experience and American Prospects” on the Russian reaction to the extreme drought, heat, smog and fires in the Summer of 2010. Inside info. From Ecoshock 100903 19 min Lo-Fi 5 MB
HEAT STROKE: When Heat Kills Ecoshock special from 100611 show with John Cook, the skeptical scientist and investigator Stuart Staniford. 40 min Lo-Fi 10 MB
JAMES HANSEN IN AUSTRALIA Great interview on ABC National Late Night Live (with Philip Adams) 100308 Hi-Fi 54 min 25 MB
Tipping Points With No Warning Dr. Alan Hastings of Univ. Cal. Davis says complex systems, from fisheries to climate, can collapse without warning. Rare interview on important research. Ecoshock 100409 14 min CD Quality 13 MB or Lo-Fi 3 MB
REQUIEM FOR A SPECIES Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change. Clive Hamilton interview. Behind denialism in America, Australia. Plus his awful predictions. Must listen radio from Ecoshock 100312 22 min CD Quality 21 MB or Lo-Fi 5 MB
Gavin Edwards, former climate campaign Director for Greenpeace International on world activism. Good look at activism in Asia, especially India. 20 min 5 MB
It’s Us, Not Them David Satterthwaite of the IIED says consumerism, not population, is driving climate change. Also: so-called “slum” dwellers are self-organizing without government support. Could that be a coming trend in the troubled West? Interview from Ecoshock show 100212 22 min CD Quality 20 MB or Lo-Fi 5 MB Also see this blog entry for more details.
IS CLIMATE CHANGE UNSTOPPABLE? Univ of Utah Assoc. Prof. Tim Garrett says carbon burned = civilized wealth. We must either construct a reactor a day, or experience harsh economic collapse, to have a habitable climate. Interview from Ecoshock 100205 17 min CD Quality 16 MB or Lo-Fi 4 MB
KEITH FARNISH: TIME’S UP! An uncivilized solution to a global crisis. UK deep green says we need to undermine the growth machine, before it kills us all. Online book. Blog. Another blog. Interview from Ecoshock 100205 25 min CD Quality 23 MB or Lo-Fi 6 MB. Transcript of the interview.
CONSPIRACY! Turning 911 Truth to Climate Denial How the movement was spun by right-wing radio into anti-science. A review of rant media. Ecoshock 100115 29 min
CLIMATE: Consumption, not Population UK author of “Confessions of an Eco-Sinner” and “Last Generation,” Fred Pearce. Research for his upcoming book on role of consumerism, vs. population. Ecoshock 100115 Song clip: “Don’t Shoot the Messenger” by Gordie Sampson.
“Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscure the Truth About Climate Change.” Naomi Oreskes, Prof of History and Science at U. of California. Speech at U of Rhode Island, March 2, 2010. 1 hour. Mediocre audio, hi-fi recommended CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB
THE CARBON CONTROL KNOB Prof Richard B. Alley speech to American Geophysical Union Bjerknes Lecture Dec 2008 San Francisco 57 min Lo-Fi 13 MB
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