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

Dubai is so Dubai [Bonus Show] (555)  

This week Stefan and Saryn talk about a dubious plan out of Dubai to drag melting glaciers offshore Persian Gulf for clean drinking water and tourist attractions. So much sarcasm, so little time. Check out this funnier than usual episode full of silliness to go along with you Armageddon. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca Music by Incompetech: "Disco Medusae"

Long Term Planning (555)  

This weeks it's just Saryn and Stefan so we take bit of a storytelling approach to the show this week. We comment on a number of news items, and about how they make us feel. Many of the stories are about the long term implications of this weeks news items. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Real People As Politicians [Bonus Show] (554)  

We continue the conversation from the main show about a 'new kind of politician' following the Bernie Sander's footsteps that real people with real values who refuse corporate and special interest donations can make a difference. Music by Incompetech: "Disco Medusae"

Coal Miners Daughter (554)  

A brief overview of the BC elections and what this might mean for resource extraction projects proposed to run through BC. Discussion of political trends leading from the US north, and the Justice Democrats movement of Bernie Sanders style real-people first time politicians. India's renewables, BC elections and Rob Shirkey all this week and more. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Danger Lurks In The Ice [Bonus Show] (553)  

This week, we talk about yet another danger you probably hadn't thought about due to climate change. It could end up being the worst of them all! Viruses and pathogens live in 'stasis' trapped in the ice and climate change is waking them up. These aren't your average colds, and some may even predate humans meaning we have absolutely no natural defence against them. Music by Incompetech: "Disco Medusae" Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Sunshine Spills (553)  

Stefan starts the show with a political reality check with regards to rhetoric, on all sides of the climate conversation. Our interview this week is with Chris Caners - General Manager for SolarShare.Please check the website here for full show notes at: www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Why Deniers Change Their Minds [Bonus Show] (552)  

We talk about a great article produced from a reddit thread, asking climate deniers to explain what made them change their minds (and accept climate change). Interesting and important! Music by Incompetech: "Disco Medusae" Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Mining Violence (552)  

There is a heartbreaking history of violence against poor communities all over the world by Canadian mining companies (or their proxies, for which they are responsible). Rape, murder and corruption: it's on our hands as Canadians. Please check the website here for full show notes at: www.greenmajority.ca We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

[Bonus Show] Science: It Works Baby! (551)  

We are posting the bonus show separately as an experiment, let us know what you think! This week, because pot legalization is in the news we discuss the magic plant that is hemp!!! No not the smokable part, but the amazingly environmental.... pretty much every thing else, than can be used for just about anything. You should cheer for hemp even if you think smoking pot is wrong! Listen and find out why. Music by Incompetech: "Disco Medusae" Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Science: It Works Baby! (551) [Radio Show]  

Image Credit: Robert Rigel We focus on a wide variety of science issues this week, featuring Evan Savage from the March for Science Toronto chapter. But wait, wasn't that just a Stephen Harper thing? We find out. The clean radio edit of our live radio show on CIUT 89.5FM in Toronto. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Fake News and the Internet (550) [Bonus Show]  

We are posting the bonus show separately as an experiment, let us know what you think!  This week we talk about fake news, conspiracies we fell for (and later regretted) and the impact of the internet on the way the world works. We ask the question, does real change only happen when the older generation moves on so the young are in charge?  And more! Music by Incompetech: "Disco Medusae" Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Sustainable Joes (550) [Radio Show]  

Interview with Stephen Szucs, founder of Sustainable Joes. Stephen talks to us about his documentary look at the sustainability movement asking important self-reflective questions. Stefan rebuts Donald Trumps claims about a resurgence of the coal industry and Carson has an update on news of criminal activity of Royal Dutch Shell in the Niger Delta. The clean radio edit of our live radio show on CIUT 89.5FM in Toronto. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Employees Are People Too (549)  

Krystyna Henke's interviews Ken Bondy - National Coordinator for Health, Safety, and the Environment at the Canadian union Unifor about the “Climate Change and Our Jobs” labour education program offered by the Unifor Union to its members. 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 Great Derangement (548)  

Photo of Amitav Ghosh by Sumit Dayal Krystyna Henke interviews award-winning novelist Amitav Ghosh who holds a doctorate from Oxford University and has taught at Columbia and Harvard University, among others. His latest book was published in October, 2016, by The University of Chicago Press. It is a work of nonfiction and its title is The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable. 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

Agents of Change (546)  

Adil Dhalla and Barnabe Geis from the Centre for Social Innovation join us as our guests for the full program this week to discuss the CSI Agents of Change program which is currently working startups and innovators on climate change issues. 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

Solutions: Not Just Resistance (546)  

Krystyna Henke interviews actor Sarah Sherman about her role in Peace River Country, a play is based on the real life events surrounding Wiebo Ludwig’s fight against the oil and gas industry in Alberta in the 1990's. Stefan interviews CSI Agent of Change Peggy Sue regarding her ethical and environmentally friendly clothing line Peggy Sue Collections. 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 Justice = No Peace (545)  

Our interview this week is with Carl Williams, staff attorney with The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Massachusetts office. 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

Peeing Where You Drink (544)  

Art and Culture correspondent Geoff Doner interviews Bob Isenberger, Director of Programs at The Ecologos Institute / Water Docs Film Festival. Plus breaking news, bonus show and lots more! 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

Everything Is About Privilege (543)  

Stefan starts us off with an update on the Dakota Access Pipeline and Water Protectors in North Dakota now that the militarized police have finished clearing the camp. 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

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

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