July 5 Show

SUDDEN HEAT (replay)

With record heat in North America and Europe – this is a great time to review what we know about how heat kills. Dr. Robert Kopp explains why humans die in heat waves, and why that will get worse as climate change develops. Then the incredible Dr. Jeremy Leggett on “Winning the Carbon War”. Plus climate music from Melody Sheep in this classic Radio Ecoshock replay.  Find the full blog with all the guest bios and follow-up links right here.

July 11 Show

Welcome to the Dark New Climate (replay)

50 scientists warn official predictions don’t include a feed-back as large as all U.S. emissions: the warming soil. From the Netherlands, Dr. Thomas Crowther. From Maine, paleobiologist Dr. Jacquelyn Gill says abrupt climate change hit species before us. We’re next.  Full blog with all guest info and links to follow up here.

July 18 Show

El Nino Storms the World (replay)

With heat records already crashing around the world, scientists are predicting an El Nino this winter. It’s time for this Radio Ecoshock replay on the climate and weather impacts of El Nino – first broadcast in 2014. Will 2018 be the hottest year in human history?  Find the full blog with all the links here.

July 25 Show

Science of Extreme Climate (Replay)

There are four interviews for you in this packed show – ranging from the most terrible climate news to the most hopeful. Our guests include the world’s greatest coral expert, Charlie Veron, on the dying Great Barrier Reef; scientist Martin Stute on turning CO2 into stone for storage (successful in Iceland); Kasia Tokarska tells us what happens if we burn all the fossil fuels; plus an interview by Phil Stubbs of top-ranked climate scientist Stefan Rahmstorf .  Courtesy of  Radio Ecoshock originally broadcast 160615.  Find the full blog with all the links here.

August 1st Show

Fatal Heat Warning (Replay)

What you don’t know can kill you…how our bodies react in heatwaves. New science from Camilo Mora, University of Hawaii. Second warning from 15,000 scientists: Dr. William Ripple, the man who started it. Adapting to extreme rains: “sponge cities” with futurist Chelsea Bohd. Radio Ecoshock  first broadcast 171122.  Find all the links and info for this show here.

August 8 Show

Abrupt Climate Change – Again!   (Replay)

As much of the world broils in heat, Dr. James White, Arctic specialist at U of Colorado, says abrupt climate shifts happened in the past, happen now, and will come again. Huge changes are possible. Then UK psychotherapist Ro Randall on how to talk to a denier. She’s excellent, don’t miss Ro Randall.  Clip of Robert Kennedy Jr. on coal.  Radio Ecoshock first broadcast 150204.  Find all the links and info for this program here.

August 15 Show

Post Climatic Stress Disorder (Replay)

Worried about your kids? You might have Post Climatic Stress Disorder. PCSD is a serious condition. But don’t worry, professional help is on the way….This week on Radio Ecoshock, it’s Climate psychology 101 – with psychologists Robert Griffin and Joseph Reser. Plus new film on the grand-daddy of the double bind, Gregory Bateson- the interview with his daughter Nora Bateson. How does all heat make you feel?  Radio Ecoshock first broadcast 101001 (October 2010).  Find links and info for this show here.

August 22 Show

Climate Denial Is Human (Replay)

Genius medical researcher Ajit Varki on his book “Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind.” Erika Spanger-Siegfried from the Union of Concerned Scientists on American military bases endangered by rising seas.  First broadcast January 11, 2017.  Find download links and info for this program here.

August 29 Show

World on Fire (Replay)

NEW SHOWS START NEXT WEEK! Three experts from AAAS conference: Michael Flannigan, U of Alberta on fire & climate. From UBC medical unit, Dr. Michael Brauer on health impacts & personal protection during smoke events. Tasmania’s Fay Johnston’ estimation of global annual deaths from landscape fire smoke. Best of Radio Ecoshock replay.  Find download links and info for this program here.