Green Majority Radio

Green Majority Radio

Canada

The Green Majority is a multi-platform Canadian environment and politics news show, publishing since 2006. We do not have any funding outside of a very modest Patreon account, please support us if you can! Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Episodes

Planning To Win (567)  

With a special, first of what will be an ongoing series, Stefan is joined by Emmay Ma, to discuss the launch of Planning to Win, a series of interviews and discussions with people, organizations, and movements who are building the sustainable future, today. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Assassinating Activists (566)  

Stefan starts the show with a terrifying report on assassinated environmentalists, particularly recent spike with 113 being killed so far this year alone. We also draw a line back to the Canadian mining companies, which are all too often implicated, involved or indefensibly ignorant. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Eat The Rich [Bonus Show] (565)  

At the time of this posting :) 'The Mooch' is already gone... fired 10 days after hiring. The hosts discuss Saryn's ideas around north american's obsession with conflating wealth with talent, despite the simplest way to acquire wealth being by being dishonest and corrupt as highlighted by Anthony Scaramucci's brief appearance at the Trump communications director.

Sea What I Did There? (565)  

Stefan is back and takes the reigns today with a look at the BC election fallout, the future of LNG projects and local politics and more. We also talk about the documentary Tied to the Sea with director Gillian Burt. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

BabyShare.com [Bonus Show] (564)  

Guest host - Rob Shirkey and Saryn talk about the impact of neoliberalism on our social structures and how the sharing economy could expand beyond health care and public transit. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

It's Too Hot To Be Sad (564)  

The hosts agree that it would be a nice summer break to stick with some more fun stuff this week and lay off the heavy (well mostly). To this end we talk about some news, some social pondering, and everything from dating to non-traditional family structure in a climate changing world. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Cars As A Weapon [Bonus Show] (563)  

Guest host Tim Nash and Saryn talk about power behind the wheel... those who have it and those who don't. Racialized roads, power dynamics and hot tempers in hot weather this weeks bonus show is based on some academic study around the attitudes of drives and bikers and the role the machine itself plays in the equation. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Electrify Canada (563)  

This week Stefan is away so I am joined by friend of the show and 'The Sustainable Economist' - Tim Nash. We are also joined by phone by Canadian EV expert Matthew Klippenstein to update the Clean Car Report for Canada. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Infinite Possibilities [Bonus Show] (562)  

Stefan and Saryn discuss the bigger picture of a story about seaweed farming for sustenance and other 'new' industries in the age of change. We talk about other possible changes in a climate changed world and new industries and social expectations based on these changes. Most importantly, that despite most peoples expectations that we will see these changes very soon and the world is already shifting.

Will the 'Call of the Forest' reach the G20? (562)  

We interview Diana Beresford-Kroeger, award winning scientist, host of the documentary 'Call of the Forest'. Diana talks to us about biomimicry, the connections between forests and health and cultural roots, and the philosophy of science as it relates to modern man made environmental issues.

#NotNormal [Bonus Show] (561)  

This week Stefan and Saryn talk about maintaining our personal moral and ethical barometers in the age of Trumpism, such that society can revert and continue improving once this storm or ignorance and hate has passed.

Pipelines On The Ropes (561)  

The hosts string together a number of financial stories related to pipelines and other carbon energy infrastructure projects under increasing financial pressure from a variety of factors that are increasingly making them questionable investments for even the most cynical or climate denying investors and funds. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Debbie Hawking Downer [Bonus Show] (560)  

Stephen Hawking is predicting humanity has 100 years to leave earth of face extinction. It's both a startling and upsetting claim, and the hosts discuss both our opinions on the claim and theorize the implications if it's true. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Climate Change Is Here Now (560)  

This week we focus on largely on climate effects, as they are already causing havoc. Additionally as these effects become more clear, some hard to predict further complications can become apparent complicating mitigation efforts and causing additional difficulties and danger the world over. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

We Need To Talk [Bonus Show] (559)  

This week on the bonus show Stefan and Saryn discuss the newly laid charges against 17 people including 5 city employees in Flint, Michigan over the ongoing lead poisoning water crisis. They talk about the details of the latest developments as well as the implications and lessons learned so far from this horrible betrayal of the public trust.

We Need To Talk (559)  

Stefan starts the show with a discussion around public-private partnerships with some examples. They could solve multiple problems at once and has positive outcomes for citizens, governments and the companies involved. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Toxic Tour and Environmental Racism (558)  

This week the Green Majority is taken over by the students of Economics for the Anthropocene. They host a discussion with Beze Gray, one of the tour guides for the 'Toxic Tour' through chemical valley in Sarnia, Ontario and Aamjiwnaang First Nation. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Public-Private Balance [Bonus Show] (557)  

Stefan and Saryn discuss the balance between when and how corporations and governments should be in charge of public works. Initiated by some uneasiness about how much of our public events are now funded (aka controlled) by private donors such as TD bank and TO Pride, we discuss the implications, concerns and alternative methods of public events that don't put us at the mercy of private interests to have a good time! Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

End Of An Empire (557)  

This weeks show is pretty straight forward, because basically everyone is talking about either Trump or BC elections this week. We give it our take, and provide an overview of the reporting to date. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Do Something Else [Bonus Show] (556)  

Often there's no clear answers to a problem, and information overload can make us feel like effort is pointless. Stefan and Saryn discuss how to be active when the path forward is unclear, with several examples from food policy issues. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

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