30 Oct 2008
| View all related to agriculture | Deconstructing Dinner | GE Free Zones | Local Food
The GE-Free Zones series is exploring the hopeful creation of a region inBritish Columbia that will be free of genetically-engineered plants andtrees. On this Part III, we continue where Part II left off withSaskatchewan farmer Percy Schmeiser. Also on the broadcast - a recordingfrom the first presentation by the GE-Free Kootenays campaign to a municipalcouncil within the region.
15 Dec 2008
| View all related to Crop to Cuisine | Local Food
On this episode of Crop To Cuisine we take a look at Farm Animal Production, around the country and in Colorado. Robert Martin of the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Production joins us to discuss the results of their study. Mr. Martin explains the impact of industrial animal production on the environment, animal welfare, social health, and our wallets. Dov takes a trip to a cattle operation in Dacono, Colorado, where Frank Silva has been raising beautiful Highland Cattle for over 18 years.
15 Dec 2008
| View all related to Climate Change | economics | Peak Oil | Politics | Reality ReportView all related to Jason Bradford | Richard Heinberg
The global crises of 2008 all relate to growth in debt, pollution and consumption reaching their limits, but will the incoming Obama administration recognize the new reality? This show discusses "Energy Realism and the Green New Deal" with Richard Heinberg of The Post Carbon Institute. Hear what message Post Carbon Institute is presenting to the incoming U.S. President.
11 Dec 2008
| View all related to community | KunstlerCast | urban designView all related to Duncan Crary | James Howard Kunstler
James Howard Kunstler joins host Duncan Crary for the Victorian Stroll in downtown Troy, NY. During this annual event, the city evicts the automobile from the streets and 21st century people discover how pleasurable it is to explore this 19th century urban fabric on foot. Kunstler believes events like this are rehearsal for the times ahead when Americans will be forced to re-inhabit their small cities and classic main-street towns.
23 Oct 2008
| View all related to agriculture | Deconstructing Dinner | Food | GE Free Zones
Part II of a series that is tracking the evolution of a campaign to create a region in British Columbia, Canada that will be free of genetically-engineered (GE) plants and trees. On this episode, we listen in on the July 10, 2008 official campaign launch of the GE-Free Kootenays campaign. Featured at the event was the most vocal and well-known critic of genetically-engineered foods, Saskatchewan farmer Percy Schmeiser.
01 Dec 2008
| View all related to agriculture | fungi | Local Food
On this episode of Crop To Cuisine we delve into the life and times of the mushroom. We discuss the importance of this organism to the health of the planet with renowned mycologist Paul Stamets. Stamets is one the leading scientists in the country, researching the medicinal,environmental, and culinary applications and significance of fungi.
06 Oct 2008
| View all related to Coal | economy | health | OilView all related to Dr. Helen Caldicott | Richard Heinberg
In this engrossing discussion with Dr. Helen Caldicott, Richard Heinberg explains the
situation of Peak Oil, and reminds us just how reliant our society is
on the finite resources of oil, coal and gas.
06 Oct 2008
| View all related to economics | economy | Reality ReportView all related to Jason Bradford
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Today's guest is scientist and financial expert Chris Martenson, here to explain how the financial crisis is a predictable outcome of a money system requiring exponential growth on a finite planet. With transcript.
04 Dec 2008
| View all related to KunstlerCastView all related to Duncan Crary | James Howard Kunstler
James Howard Kunstler says the notion that Americans have a long tradition of being able to do whatever they want with their land is a fallacy. This false notion is really just the result of a propaganda campaign by the promoters of suburban sprawl and the real estate industry. In reality, there is a whole corpus of responsibilities, obligations and duties that come with land ownership in America that simply can't be ignored. Kunstler compares American attitudes toward community ownership with those in Europe. Episode 41.