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Climate Action Network
15 Aug, 2019 | 0:29:50 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Climate Action Network Canada – Réseau action climat Canada (CAN-Rac Canada) is a coalition of more than 100 organizations across the country. CAN-Rac Canada is the only network in the country that brings labour, development, faith-based, and Indigenous groups together with the key national, provincial, and territorial environmental organizations working on climate change. The network plays a critical role in...
Looking at the Big Picture with Food First NL
14 Aug, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat" it is Big Picture Day. Yes, we'll talk about policy, and self-provision, and the increasing interest in nutritious food, and collaboration, and resilience. I speak with the Executive Director of Food First NL, Kristie Jameson, about the changing face of food in NL. Listen in. You're all a part of it.
Community Food Hub in Central Labrador
07 Aug, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on Fit to Eat I talk with Jamie Jackman, the Chair of the Community Food Hub in Happy Valley Goose Bay, Labrador. We talk about community-based food initiatives, farming in Labrador, the increase in self-provisioning, and the transition from a place that was once self-reliant in terms of food to one which is now dependent - and the...
Topics: global ocean warming, fisheries, seabirds
07 Aug, 2019 | 0:26:36 |
EN | Julia Cameron | For the Birds Podcast

Hosted by Julia "Jules" Cameron, For the Birds Podcast is all about our feathered friends (or foes) - the birds! In this episode, we discuss the changing and warming oceans, plastic pollution, fisheries, and the seabirds. *This program is recorded in-studio at Caper Radio CJBU, Cape Breton University’s campus radio station in Sydney, Nova Scotia.
Two organizers talk about the Global Catholic Climate Movement and about its Canadian chapter.
06 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:11 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Marisa Vertrees is the organizing director for the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM), a network of almost 900 Catholic religious orders, dioceses, universities, lay organizations, and other insitutions in more than 90 countries. Agnes Richard is the co-ordinator of the new chapter of the GCCM in Canada. The GCCM's mission is to engage Catholics in addressing the climate crisis through...
Dahr Jamail – Climate Disruption
05 Aug, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Ralph Nader points out the term climate change is a vast understatement and does not convey the gravity of what we are facing. He says, climate disruption is more accurate. Study after study, report after report make it clear that human activity is transforming our planet. With heat waves, droughts, wildfires, floods, melting ice sheets and rising sea levels, millions...
Funding Local Solutions to Global Problems
04 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:07 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Throughout various communities across America, there are plenty of opportunities in need of funding in order to come to fruition. Examples include properties requiring capital to become productive again or entrepreneurs working on promising businesses that have no access to capital to grow. There are plenty of citizens that wish they could make meaningful private equity investments locally, but have...
Militarization and Money vs Climate and Sustainability
01 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 4TH, 2019. Speakers addressed Militarization and Economic Attacks on Sustainable Development as key areas requiring massive civil society awareness and organizing, on the second day of the Association for Women's Rights in Development's 12th Annual AWID Forum in Istanbul, in April 2012. [Previously released as WINGS #09-12]
The Magic of Nature
31 Jul, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

"Fit to Eat" is lurching back into action, after a 2-week break. This time, we visit with Anne Marceau and Michael Burzynski, naturalists, authors, gardening experts, and interpreters who are keen to share their knowledge of (and passion for) plants. Join me for a show that affirms the magic of the natural world in which we live. It will help...
Alternative Protein Sources - Bugs, Beetles & Insects
28 Jul, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Scientists and foodies have been searching for alternatives to traditional, animal protein-based food. Land use, greenhouse gas emissions and obesity are touched on during this discussion about eating insects instead of beef, pork and poultry. While many get squeamish at the idea, entomophagy — people eating insects — is a possible way to ensure a sustainable and secure food supply...
Greta Thunberg and Kelsey Juliana speak frankly to adults
27 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Greta Thunberg's speech to the French National Assembly on July 23rd 2019, and Kelsey Juliana's keynote address to the Pacific Forest Trust on April 10th 2019 express the reasoning and the demands young people are making that adults understand the climate crisis and their responsibility to the future to act at once.
and the feminization of farming
21 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In the hilly Kordagu (AKA Coorg) region of Karnataka state, coffee has been grown for generations. Like other small-scale agriculture in the era of globalization, financial rewards are small and women carry an increasing amount of the work.
Communicating Climate Change and Carbon Pricing
21 Jul, 2019 | 0:27:39 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Effective communications are integral to gaining acceptance for carbon pricing and to ensure that audiences understand human-induced climate change. Dr. Louise Comeau, is an independent researcher and communications specialist and a Research Associate at the University of New Brunswick. Her communication, policy and education recommendations are based on quantitative and qualitative research. She has almost 30 years’ experience in analyzing...
Post Carbon Institute
21 Jul, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Founded in 2003, Post Carbon Institute’s mission is to lead the transition to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world by providing individuals and communities with the resources needed to understand and respond to the interrelated ecological, economic, energy, and equity crises of the 21st century. We spoke with Rob Dietz, Program Director at Post Carbon Institute about the many...
Topics: shorebirds and allies, plastic pollution, anthropogenic climate change
17 Jul, 2019 | 0:26:38 |
EN | Julia Cameron | For the Birds Podcast

This series takes a look into our feathered friends (or foes) – the birds! Hosted by Julia “Jules” Cameron (BSc. Biology/Psychology, CBU and Station Manager at Caper Radio CJBU), “For the Birds” explores different groups of avian species, their ecology, the threat of climate change, and the need for conservation. This program is recorded in-studio at Caper Radio CJBU, Cape...
Farming as a Second Career, with Joyce Pye
11 Jul, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

At the time of life when most people are starting to wind down, to anticipate retirement and the purchase (and use)of a couple of Lazy Boy rocking chairs, Joyce and Frank Pye decided to go into farming. They set up Grand River Farm, near Happy Valley Goose Bay in Labrador. Today I talk to Joyce Pye about that decision, about...
At the Greenhouse with Sean Dolter
04 Jul, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat" we talk with Sean Dolter, co-owner and operator of the Greenhouse in Little Rapids, and a self-confessed lover of discussions about policy, planning and strategic thinking. In our chat, we see these passions applied to issues around local production, what consumers want from their food (and their plants) and how to build the agricultural...
Topics: Pride Month, Canada's National Bird, ducks and related waterfowl
03 Jul, 2019 | 0:29:12 |
EN | Julia Cameron | For the Birds Podcast

This series takes a look into our feathered friends (or foes) – the birds! Hosted by Julia “Jules” Cameron (BSc. Biology/Psychology, CBU and Station Manager at Caper Radio CJBU), “For the Birds” explores different groups of avian species, their ecology, the threat of climate change, and the need for conservation. This program is recorded in-studio at Caper Radio CJBU, Cape...
A conversation with Katharine Hayhoe about Climate Change and how we talk about it!
02 Jul, 2019 | 0:32:02 |
EN | Program Co-ordinator | The Conversation Lab with Don Shafer

The speed at which climate change is unfolding is making it increasingly difficult for humans and our natural world to adapt in what some believe is an apocalyptic scenario. Some of the worlds poorest and most vulnerable are already the most affected by global warming as rising sea levels, droughts, floods, storms, wars, heat waves and other catastrophic events disrupt...
Tzeporah Berman talks about Canada’s climate plan. The good, the bad and the ugly!
02 Jul, 2019 | 0:57:20 |
EN | Program Co-ordinator | The Conversation Lab with Don Shafer

Tzeporah Berman is a Canadian activist, former Greenpeace Director, International Program Director for Stand.Earth, and author of This Crazy Time. When we last spoke she shared a story with me about returning from the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen which was a “disaster” as countries couldn't reach a global agreement and scientists and experts from around the world were crying...
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