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

Reach Out And Touch Someone <3 (542)  

Barbara Erochina an emotional wellness, healthy self-worth councillor joins us again to talk about healing and grief as we round out the first few years, woops I mean month of the Trump presidency. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

What We Learned From The Tea Party (541)  

Our interview this week is with Matthew Klippenstein, a chemical engineer turned renewable energy consultant, who chronicles the Canadian electric vehicle market for GreenCarReports.com. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Corporations: For Better or Worse (540)  

Stefan starts the show sadly confirming a suspicion we've had since last year that the Prime Minister has no apparent intention to stand up for one of his most critical campaign promises: electoral reform. On the upside, Stefan also updates us on the rapid scale at which battery power storage which is critical to the renewable revolution is growing in 2017. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

International Cooperation In The Age Of Trump (539)  

This weeks interview is with Dr. Hugh Sealy, one of the lead negotiators for the small island states -- the countries that are most at risk from rising sea levels and catastrophic weather patterns caused by climate change. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

How To Resist Trump(ism) (537)  

We begin the show by discussing some ideas for how to resist the incoming Trump inauguration. Stefan shares some ideas sent into us by listeners, and we discuss. Daryn also suggests some tempting options that you should absolutely NOT do. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Capitalism Itself Choosing Sides (536)  

'Sleeping Giants' is a partially anonymous twitter group that is using social media to expose brands who are (in many cases unaware) that they are paying ad revenue to hate sites full of fake news and racism like Brietbart. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

The Future Is Now (535)  

We begin the show this week with a couple of stories that show just how far we've come with renewables over the last few years. So far have we come in fact, that it is predicted that solar energy with surpass coal as the cheapest form of energy on average in the world by 2025. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Desmoging Journalism (534)  

The incoming Trump administration *shudder* has put a sooty fog over the climate movement, but we should also not let ourselves be distracted by him such that we stop paying attention to the areas where we can do some good. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Science Unmuzzled: Are We Listening? (533)  

What could be more disturbing than Trudeau's pipeline agenda, is the apparent ease with which Trudeau is willing to snuggle up to our new fascist narcissist in chief to the south. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Ghosts of the Future (532)  

We are into our annual holiday reflection period, and Stefan plays a storytelling piece he wrote and performed for another event that explores what it might be like to live in one of the possible worst case scenario's of a climate ravaged world 40 years in the future. Will it be? Who knows, but it's important to realize that this could be our future. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

No Such Thing As Facts (531)  

We begin this week with a victory* for those opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. While the fight is not over, this is a significant step towards stopping this pipeline and at least provides a path to victory. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Treaty Rights and Pipeline Wrongs (530)  

The Trudeau government announced approval for the TransMountain (Kinder Morgan) pipeline this week so we thought we'd give an overview of the issue. We begin the show with a timeline history of the TransMountain pipeline and of the resistance to it. After the break we are joined by the official spokesperson and councillor for the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Charlene Aleck, who have been one of the major opponents to the pipeline and whose land lays directly in it's proposed path. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Physics Doesn't Negotiate (529)  

Stefan takes point this week discussing the social media fiasco that follow a very poorly thought out tweet by Environment Canada this week in correlation with the holds National Youth Summit on Climate Change hosted by Minister McKenna. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Animals Are Smarter Than You Think (529)  

This week is CIUT's fall fundraising show, but that doesn't stop us from having an action packed show! We interview Leora Eisen about the new Nature of Things CBC documentary 'Think Like An Animal', as well as cover some of the horror stories coming out of the US, as well as what it means for Canada and the international community. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Processing Grief (528)  

With no room in our hearts for politics this week, Stefan and Daryn with the help of some special guests talk about dealing with grief and how to pick yourself back up after the US election results. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

The World Is Holding It's Breath (527)  

We begin the show with the news that the Paris Climate agreement comes into effect this week, and discuss it within the context of the 'however...' rule of reading environment news headlines of any kind. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Maximizing Fragility (526)  

The hosts discuss the ongoing protests at the Dakota Access Pipeline which resulted in over 100 more arrests of protestors this week bringing the total to over 260 since the action began. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

The State Of Journalism (525)  

Our feature this week is a conversation with Canadian journalist Mike De Souza, who is currently working for the National Observer after spending years in the establishment media. Mike has recently published replies to attacks on his and N.O.'s credibility, and we discuss these as examples of the atmosphere surrounding independent journalism in Canada. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Running On Empty (524)  

Our interview this week is with the award winning director Mike Downie - on the program this week to talk about his new CBC The Nature of Things documentary 'Running On Empty' which covers the ongoing fallout from the 5 year drought that devastating California. This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

3D Chess On A 1D Board (523)  

The big news this week is the nearly ready to ratify Paris Climate Accord and the Liberal announcement that we will have a national price on carbon one way or the other by 2018. Lot's to say here but we say it on the show! This is just a brief! Please check the website here for full show notes at www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported and need your help! Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

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