CATEGORY: ENVIRONMENT, SPECIES — 09.JUN.2014
Sea Change Radio
A Wilderness Too Tame —
When was the last time you were really in the wilderness? Or, maybe you’re like the millions of Americans who’ve never even been in the wild before. Jason Mark, editor of Earth Island Journal, shares his misgivings about what he views to be a technological threat to some of nature's most mysterious spots. He says much of what we currently consider wild is actually pretty tame. Also discussed are conservation policy and the surprising number of bipartisan conservation bills that (unsurprisingly) have not yet been passed by Congress.
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Original Show Pub Date: 20.May.2014
CATEGORY: ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE — 20.MAY.2014
Moyers and Company
David Suzuki on Corp-Gov Anti- Environmentalism —
We live in an upside-down world where the people who would protect the natural systems that sustain us (environmentalists) are openly declared enemies of the state, where corporations fund a big-media propaganda machine dedicated to false statements about global warming and other environmental issues. David Suzuki says the "kill the messenger" strategy is ripped straight from big tobacco's old playbook. While he is concerned that humans are setting themselves up for a fall, he is more optimistic about the chances for "the planet"—it's highly resilient (though we are not).
Original Show Pub Date: 16.May.2014
CATEGORY: ENVIRONMENT — 09.MAY.2014
Kevin Danaher on the Green Future —
Kevin Danaher says people often react to the proposal of good grand projects with the attitude, "sure, that will be great for the future." But "the future is now" in terms of implementing projects that will correct current problems and pay dividends for the era of our grandchildren. He talks about this year's green festival and green goals in general.
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Original Show Pub Date: 07.May.2014
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