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Saviors of Civilization?

Millions of northern Europeans wore coats indoors, as energy prices skyrocket. Then the winter heat wave hit. Author & energy watcher Nate Hagens interviews writer/film-maker Nora Bateson in Sweden. Is this a trial run for living with less? Alex investigates Liquid Natural Gas  …

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Big Oil & Climate In Prison

Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben & friends on Egypt: the prison state where the COP27 Climate Conference will meet. But first: Big Oil – selling climate disaster. Author Geoff Dembicki with his new book “The Petroleum Papers, Inside the Far-Right Conspiracy to Cover Up  …

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EXTREME: We Just Left the Old Climate Behind

Record rains to impossible winter heat waves emerge from the overloaded atmosphere. A new paper on extreme heat and rainfall is just in time. From Madrid, we talk with lead author Dr. Alexander Robinson. Author and energy specialist Richard Heinberg talks us through  …

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Can Europe Keep the Lights On This Winter?

Natural gas price doubles in N. America and Asia, some factories closing, supply chain failures, and more coal killing the climate. From the Argus European Gas desk, Natasha Fielding reports on wild gas price spike and fears for a cold winter in Europe  …

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HEAT UP – GRID DOWN

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  …

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Famine Follows Pandemic

David Beasley, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme warns the Security Council: a famine of “Biblical proportions” is developing in the 2020 pandemic. Then California author Richard Heinberg works through the fragile food chain and resilient action. Listen to or  …

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Corona Climate Collapse – and The Sequel

As we struggle with disease, crash & climate disaster: what next? UK activist Shaun Chamberlin on new film “The Sequel: What Will Follow Our Troubled Civilization?” Then: stop worrying about the Arctic methane bomb, says scientist Michael Dyonisius. Listen to or download this  …

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Climate: Good News And Bad

From Yale, Narasimha Rao says basic quality of life for all does NOT require a new burst of carbon into the atmosphere. Brilliant young scientist Zhenzhong Zeng reports growing wind is a bonus for wind power plus startling green news from China. Heather  …

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Climate Is A Living Thing

Are you in climate despair? While big government fails, cities are going renewable all over the world. Rana Adib with some good news. Then eminent Chilean ecologist Pablo Marquet on the marriage of climate and the species. Listen to or download this Radio  …

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Tim Garrett: The Physics of Clouds & Collapse

A full length interview with Professor Tim Garrett, University of Utah. Clouds, Arctic pollution, & climate change. Energy, wealth & collapse. The life-cycle of civilizations and the electricity of brains. A wide-ranging interview, bound to be a classic. Radio Ecoshock 181003. Download or  …

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Whispers of Hope

While nations dither on climate, Jodie Van Horn of Sierra Club reports on cities switching to renewable energy. Lifetime activist Campbell Plowden on the real way to save the Amazon rainforest – the “lungs of the planet”. Listen to or Download this Radio  …

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Hail Mary to Save the Climate

Can we really power civilization with just hydro, solar and wind power? Scientist Ken Caldeira says almost, but not quite, in a new study. But we’ve already dumped too many greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. From the UK, scientist David Beerling explains a  …

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