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Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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Latest science, authors, issues – from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, solar storms, the economy, and peace. Ready for re-broadcast, computer, iPod, or mp3 player. As heard on over 104 non-profit radio stations in 5 countries.

Host of syndicated weekly Radio Ecoshock Show – the cutting edge with top scientists, authors and activists. Sixteen years on the air as of 2022. Previously a researcher for global environment group, print journalist, homesteader, world-traveler, and private investigator.

 
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O Heavenly Grid: The Burning Question

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  Our opening prayer O Heaveny Grid is from the Firesign Theatre - dedicated to the late and deceased COP27 climate conference held in Egypt this month. Katrin Ganswindt from the German enviromental group Urgewald reports oil, gas, and coal companies have announced expansi... Read more

Why Is the Arctic Suddenly Burning?

Airs at: Thu, 11/17/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  Guest Dr. David Gaveau on newly seen Arctic feedback. Alex rants on COP27 Climate Conference. Al Gore's COP27 opening remarks: we are failing - and no one believes we will do anything to stop emissions.    11-11-2022     Read more

Your Body Is Partly Plastic. So Is Everything Else.

Airs at: Wed, 11/09/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  Wired science journalist Matt Simon on his new book A Poison Like No Other: How Microplastics Corrupted Our Planet and Our Bodies. Julian Cribb, author and science hunter: the 10 game-ending threats to humanity.    11-03-2022     Read more

Climate Endgame

Airs at: Wed, 11/02/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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  Climate catastrophes continue to mount. We begin with the new paper Climate Endgame: Exploring catastrophic climate change scenarios. Lead author Luke Kemp joins us. Then top Greenland ice expert Jason Box warns Earth is already committed to at least another foot of sea ... Read more

The Return of Future Shock

Airs at: Wed, 10/26/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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  Zoologist Michael Mehta Webster dips our toes in cautious hope with his new book, "The Rescue Effect: The Key to Saving Life on Earth". Dr. Bill McGuire has a darker view. He spoke about his new work "Hothouse Earth: An Inhabitant's Guide". McGuire spoke recently with Al... Read more

Tipping Point Hell Approaches

Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Packed with urgent climate science, Dr. David McKay says we are approaching multiple tipping points - maybe the most important warning of the year. Professor Rob Jackson from Stanford, Chair of the Global Carbon Project, explains controlling methane is our best chance fo... Read more

How To Live With Scary Climate News

Airs at: Thu, 09/29/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Frightening news - about methane, & the Arctic. How do people around the world react to bad news on climate? Nicole Wilcoxon from the Gallup Poll people share their ideas. But how can we handle this bleak knowledge personally? With her training in psychology, Carolyn Bak... Read more

Hitting Harder & Faster

Airs at: Tue, 09/13/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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  As the climate unravels before our eyes, this show is packed with lead authors & new revelations. Syee Waldeab: in a climate not much warmer than today and ice sheets melting, long-frozen methane on the sea floor was released. Then Michelle Dvoraks team finds Earth will ... Read more

Climate Rebellion & Deep Adaptation

Airs at: Fri, 09/09/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Should we tell young people what we've done to the climate? Too late: they are telling us. The student rebel who started it all: Greta Thunberg, interviewed by the late Stuart Scott from scientistswarning.org. Then Dr. Jem Bendell, a well-known Sustainability Professor f... Read more

Weather Madness

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Alex covers two months of weather madness in 10 minutes. Then top scientists Kevin Trenberth and Dennis Hartmann explain La Nina, the ozone hole, and probable futures.    09-02-2022 ecoshock.org     Read more