Episode 49 – Daylight Saving Time – Our Last Episode of 2021!

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! There are a lot of myths to bust about daylight saving time — does it really save energy? Was it invented for farmers? Does it “end” in November or did it just begin? We do a dramatic reading of Benjamin Franklin’sContinue reading “Episode 49 – Daylight Saving Time – Our Last Episode of 2021!”

Episode 48 – Bhutan and Information Overload

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! There’s a lot going on right now!! From COP26 to Build Back Better to local elections, it’s all just a lot. This week we’re looking at countries with their sh*t together and ways to process all this information. First, Elise tellsContinue reading “Episode 48 – Bhutan and Information Overload”

Episode 47 – Ratpocalypse and the Wendigo – A Halloween Episode

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! In this spooky Halloween episode, we’re digging into the eerie and the terrifying. Olivia takes us through the streets of New York to determine if climate change will lead to a catastrophic ratpocalypse — and how we can avoid one. Then,Continue reading “Episode 47 – Ratpocalypse and the Wendigo – A Halloween Episode”

Episode 46 – Free Leonard Peltier and People Vs. Fossil Fuels

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! In the 1960s and 70s, rising leader of the American Indian Movement Leonard Peltier was known for providing mutual aid from his auto shop and advocating for Native civil rights. After a controversial trial concerning the deaths of two FBI agents,Continue reading “Episode 46 – Free Leonard Peltier and People Vs. Fossil Fuels”

Episode 45 – Fairy Creek Blockade and Resilience Force

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week, Olivia gets us up to speed on what’s happening at Fairy Creek Watershed, where an old-growth forest protection effort has become the largest act of civil disobedience in Canadian history. Then, Elise tells us about Saket Soni and ResilienceContinue reading “Episode 45 – Fairy Creek Blockade and Resilience Force”

Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 6: Petro-Masculinity

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! Down the Rabbit Hole is our miniseries dedicated to the deep dives, side trails, and themes that don’t quite fit into our normal episodes. In this minisode, we explore the term “petro-masculinity” and how it helps us to understand the deepContinue reading “Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 6: Petro-Masculinity”

Episode 44 – Cheaty Cheaty Bang Bang and Cars 2

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week we’re talking about cars and Cars! Elise tells the story of the VW emissions scandal, which we’ve dubbed “cheaty cheaty bang bang,” about an engineering hack that allowed VW cars to fraudulently pass US industry standards during testing. ThenContinue reading “Episode 44 – Cheaty Cheaty Bang Bang and Cars 2”

Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 5: Fossil Fuels 101

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! Down the Rabbit Hole is our miniseries dedicated to the deep dives, side trails, and themes that don’t quite fit into our normal episodes. In this minisode, we’re focused on the star of the dystopian show – fossil fuels. How manyContinue reading “Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 5: Fossil Fuels 101”

Episode 43 – Carbon Footprints and Treehuggers – Climate Language

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! Did the fossil fuel industry really invent the carbon footprint? Did you know that the first “treehugger” came waaaay before the 1960s hippie, and took a much greater risk? This week we’re talking about the language of climate change, specifically theContinue reading “Episode 43 – Carbon Footprints and Treehuggers – Climate Language”

Episode 42 – What’s the Deal With COP26? A Brief History and What To Expect

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! What is COP26, and why is it so important? In this episode, we’re breaking down the history of the UNFCCC, previous climate conferences, and what to expect from this year’s conference in Glasgow later this fall. And more specifically, what weContinue reading “Episode 42 – What’s the Deal With COP26? A Brief History and What To Expect”