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Transportation & GHG emissions
28 Sep, 2018 | 0:25:31 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

I speak with Lindsay Wiginton, Managing Director, Transportation and Urban Solutions for the Pembina Institute. The Pembina Institute is made up of engineers, scientists, analysts, MBAs, planners and communication professionals working throughout B.C., Alberta and Ontario. Lindsay talks about the carbon footprint of freight transportation and how its GHG emissions may outstrip passenger vehicles by 2030. A report by Pembina...
Economic Tools to Reduce Household Waste
28 Sep, 2018 | 0:28:11 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Katherine Monahan, Senior Research Associate for Smart Prosperity Institute, discusses a new report, 'Economic Tools to Reduce Household Waste and Related Greenhouse Gas Emissions', and how incentives and environmental charges must be used to decrease the amount of waste we don't yet recycl
Winnipeg mayoral forum on the Environment, Indigenous Suicides, Conversations at McGill Powwow
25 Sep, 2018 | 0:29:41 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

This episode of GroundWire was produced at CKUT 90.3FM on the unceded territories of the Anishinaabe and the Haudenosaunee, as well as CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg on occupied Anishinaabeg Akiin, the homeland of the Métis nation, and the historical territory of the Nehiyawak and the Nakota by producer Michael Welch. Headlines: BC Government appeals court ruling on halting development in...
Climate change and Gaza, Freedom Flotilla passennger's ordeal, Canada's role in Israeli crimes
14 Sep, 2018 | 0:59:25 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour returns to the Israel-Paestine conflict. Guest Suha Jarrar, researcher with the Palestinian human rights organization Al Haq, provides an overview of the humanitarian situation in Gaza, with a special emphasis on climate change impacts and settler-colonialism. Larry Commodore, an Indigenous activist from the Soowahlie community of the Stó:l? Nation, near Vancouver, talks about the...
Winnipeg rises for Climate Justice; Israel Palestine Law Symposium; Montreal Migrant Justice Rally
11 Sep, 2018 | 0:29:00 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

This episode of GroundWire was hosted on occupied Anishinaabeg Akiin, the homeland of the Metis nation, and the historical territory of the Nehiyawak and the Nakota in Winnipeg, Manitoba by producer Michael Welch. Headlines: CCPA addresses challenges facing vulnerable workers in BC | Catherine Fisher, CJLY; NAFTA renegotiations | Omme Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire Coordinating Team. Features: Winnipeg rises for Climate...
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF OCTOBER 14, 2018
08 Sep, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

This documentary follows a sacred river walk along the dangerously polluted Housatonic River in western Massachusetts state in the northeast USA. The purpose of the walk was ceremonial, but also to bring people together and raise awareness of rivers as the bloodstream of the earth and of water as a living thing to which humans belong.
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF SEPT 16, 2018
07 Sep, 2018 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Conclusion of 2-part interview with biologist Karen Messing about gendered research on gendered work and its effects on health and stress. Both parts are full of examples.
Interview with musician/activist Sarah Harmer
06 Sep, 2018 | 0:29:32 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Juno award-winner, Sarah Harmer, combines her music career with her passion for the environment. Can the two be compatible? Sarah talks about her love for the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and her activism to protect biodiversity in the area. Harmer produced an album of music dedicated to the Escarpment titled 'I'm a Mountain'. We hear one of her...
Environmental Sustainability Rotarian Group
06 Sep, 2018 | 0:27:56 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million business people, in 35,000 chapters, dedicated to 'service above self'. Rotary's people of action have used their passion, energy, and intelligence to take action on sustainable projects. From literacy and peace to water and health, they are always working to better our world. ESRAG was formed to empower members of the Rotary...
Land Trusts and Conservation Areas
06 Sep, 2018 | 0:30:03 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

EarthMatters spoke to representatives from two organizations that understand the importance of conservation – one a small local group and the other a much larger, national, organization. Land Trusts and Conservation agencies abound all around us, we simply need to take an effort to see what they are accomplishing and lend a hand.
Interview with Tom Llewellyn of Shareable
05 Sep, 2018 | 0:29:53 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Tom Llewllyn is the Strategic Partnership Director with Shareable, an online media outlet that reports on the sharing economy, collaborative consumption, and the commons in a worldwide forum. Projects, research, news from around the world and a recently published book, "Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons" are discussed.
Friends and Loved ones share perspectives on the whistleblower and investigative journalist
17 Aug, 2018 | 0:59:47 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

Originally aired April 13, 2018. On this week's Global Research News Hour, we mark the fourth anniversary of the passing of noted LAPD whistleblower, investigative journalist, and peak oil activist Michael Ruppert. Over the course of the show, we will feature perspectives from close friends and associates, including Carolyn Baker, Jamey Hecht, Barry Silverthorn, Jenna Orkin, Mark Robinowitz, and Mimi...
Demanding the right to a future
06 Aug, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The case Juliana et al. v United States et al. is now set for trial starting October 29, 2018, in an Oregon federal court. Since 2015, two successive national administrations have tried to get the case thrown out and failed. Twenty-one young plaintiffs are alleging the United States knew since the 1950s that a horrendous climate disaster would be in...
About Beyond Crisis, a documentary film that calls us to action on climate change.
31 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:08 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Kai Reimer-Watts is a filmmaker and a community activist based in Waterloo, Ontario. His first feature-length documentary is Beyond Crisis, "a meditative call to action that explores what it means to be living in this new era of climate change, as told by over fifty diverse voices from across Canada, the U.S. and beyond." Scott Neigh interviews him about climate...
Menstrual supplies and education in Scotland, India, and Kenya
30 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:41 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Menstruation education and attempts to remedy "period poverty" are catching on around the world. This program contrasts efforts in Scotland, India, and Kenya. Differences include whether the menstrual products made available are commercial, a new re-usable commercial design, or a re-usable product from a local nonprofit. Advocates for period education range from family members to grassroots organizations, to the First...
Free: PSA for Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary
26 Jul, 2018 | 0:00:30 |
EN | PSA Network |

Script: "[clock ticks] Every second today, someone flees their home due to natural disasters. The Arctic ice that regulates our planet’s weather is vanishing. That means floods, droughts and more are on the rise. You have the right to know there’s a simple solution. My name is Parvati. Please join me in creating a healthy future with the Marine Arctic...
Pipelines and Energy policy, Canada-US Trade war, Trump attacks on Trudeau at G7
15 Jun, 2018 | 0:59:41 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour sets its gaze on the challenges facing the Trudeau government domestically and in its relations with the Trump Administration. We first hear from Energy Analyst David Hughes, the author of a CCPA report on Canada's Energy Outlook. He tackles the economic and environmental viability of the Trudeau government's determined purchase of Kinder Morgan's Trans-Mountain...
Examining hazards a controversial take-over and hazards of agrochemical agriculture
18 May, 2018 | 0:59:14 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This edition of the Global Research News Hour explores issues around the recent approval of a merger between German pharmaceutical and chemical giant Bayer and the American Agro-chemical giant Monsanto. Author and Public Banking Institute Chair Ellen Brown discusses the economic and political clout of the new entity. writer Nick Meyer speaks about the May 19th March Against Monsanto, Dr....
A Conversation with Cory Morningstar and Bob Feldman
11 May, 2018 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour radio program features a conversation with London Ontario based Cory Morningstar and Boston Massachusetts based Bob Feldman, These two investigative journalists share their research into the way elites manipulate activism and media through foundation funding.
Friends and Loved ones share perspectives on the whistleblower and investigative journalist
13 Apr, 2018 | 0:59:40 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour, we mark the fourth anniversary of the passing of noted LAPD whistleblower, investigative journalist, and peak oil activist Michael Ruppert. Over the course of the show, we will feature perspectives from close friends and associates, including Carolyn Baker, Jamey Hecht, Barry Silverthorn, Jenna Orkin, Mark Robinowitz, and Mimi German. We will also feature...
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