Podcast
There is a pattern between the way we do business and the changes in our climate. “The companies that are the biggest polluters make the biggest profits,” according to Amy...
Part of Environmental Debt, July 2013
Podcast
Hurricane Sandy and the devastating Colorado fires of 2012 underscore the idea that climate disruption is amplifying natural disasters, if not causing them. Forest fires in...
Part of Governors Ritter and Whitman, June 2013
Podcast
Humans have been using their ingenuity to deal with sea level rise, floods, and fluctuating coasts for the past 15,000 years, and recent extreme events have emphasized the...
Part of Sea Surge, June 2013
Podcast
Rising interest in clean power is presenting electric monopolies with competition for the first time. Community choice aggregation (CCA) gives towns and cities the...
Part of Power Choice, June 2013
Podcast
In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, the U.S. is struggling to define its nuclear energy future. The film “Pandora’s Promise” asks whether we should use nuclear energy to...
Part of Pandora's Promise Movie Screening and Discussion, June 2013
Podcast
In the next decade, five billion more people should be able to access most of the world’s information through a mobile device. “The internet is going to wire up the entire...
Part of Eric Schmidt & Jared Cohen, June 2013
Podcast
Walmart and other large companies are pushing their suppliers to reduce packaging, waste and energy use to save companies money and reduce carbon pollution. The goals of zero...
Part of Walmart: Emit Less. Live Better., May 2013
Podcast
Environmental journalists representing Brazil, China, Nigeria and the Philippines tackle the climate news of a developing world. Climate issues have not always been news in...
Part of Climate Correspondents, May 2013
Podcast
The urgency of the climate crisis has compelled writers such as Bill McKibben and Antonia Juhasz to cross the line into advocacy. “Often facts can be disempowering” if it...
Part of Warrior Writers, May 2013
Podcast
Climate change is “real” and requires action, says Marvin Odum, President of Shell Oil Company. But that doesn’t change his belief that “there is a pretty clear understanding...
Part of Marvin Odum: Water, Food & Energy, April 2013
Podcast
Are the Canadian tar sands and Keystone XL pipeline huge economic drivers or climate killers? Pipeline supporters such as Canadian diplomat Cassie Doyel say it’s better for...
Part of Pipeline Paradigm, April 2013
Podcast
These are tough days for international efforts to put a meaningful price on carbon pollution. It's a tough sell, and many clean-energy advocates say a global deal once...
Part of UNFCCC's Christiana Figueres, April 2013
Podcast
The country's energy paradigm is caught between the slogans of “drill-baby-drill” and “oil is evil.” The real problem arguably is that the global oil market is controlled by...
Part of Petropoly, April 2013
Podcast
The United States should restrain the use of guns on the street and drones in the air according to U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein. “I think we do need a national solution”...
Part of Senator Dianne Feinstein, April 2013
Podcast
Tempting oil reserves trapped in California Monterey shale are raising the possibility of a fracking boom in California. “People began to come to me...asking about what a...
Part of Fracking California, April 2013
Podcast
With a thriving natural gas market in the U.S., oil and energy companies are in a race for fracking rights across the country. The fracking bonanza has led to concern about...
Part of Fracked Nation, April 2013
Podcast
“It’s essential for China to be on a low emissions growth pattern,” said Jian Lin, Chairman of The China Sustainable Energy Program. China’s cities are growing at a breakneck...
Part of Tomorrowland, March 2013
Podcast
Coastal cities “are facing an existential threat that we are not prepared to deal with,” said Gabriel Metcalf, the Executive Director of San Francisco Planning and Urban...
Part of Clean Communities, March 2013
Podcast
“We are already paying significant economic costs” of climate disruption and they are “only going to increase,” says democratic strategist Chris Lehane. Republican strategist...
Part of Game Change: Chris Lehane and Steve Schmidt, March 2013
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"If we do not take the rational approach to this problem [of climate disruption] we are all facing really catastrophic impacts," said Ezra Rapport, Executive Director of the...
Part of Bracing for Impact: Bay Area Vulnerabilities and Preparedness, March 2013

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