Episode 30 – No Facts, No Information, Just Vibes: Cotton and Microfiber

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week, we’re taking a closer look at the natural and synthetic materials you’re probably wearing right now. How did cotton become the “fabric of our lives”? Elise explains the reasoning behind advertising a material rather than a brand, and tellsContinue reading “Episode 30 – No Facts, No Information, Just Vibes: Cotton and Microfiber”

Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 3: Treaty People Gathering and Line 3

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. This weekend Olivia is heading out to the Treaty People Gathering along the Line 3 pipeline routeContinue reading “Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 3: Treaty People Gathering and Line 3”

Episode 29 – Colonizing the Ocean and Mars?

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! What if humans colonized the oceans? What if Elon Musk’s dream of a Mars colony came true? This week we’re looking at the human desire to solve all our problems elsewhere, rather than where we already are. Olivia takes us throughContinue reading “Episode 29 – Colonizing the Ocean and Mars?”

Episode 28 – Lawn Culture and Mushroom Scams

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! Why are Americans so horny for grass? What happens when you get on a scammer’s bad side? This week we’re taking a closer look at how the lawn care industry of today ties back to colonization, war, and (you guessed it)Continue reading “Episode 28 – Lawn Culture and Mushroom Scams”

Episode 27 – Why is Chevron So Obsessed With Steven Donziger?

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! A story with so many cartoon villains we don’t know where to start! Steven Donziger is an environmental lawyer best known as the lead attorney on a landmark case for the people of the Ecuadorian Amazon versus Texaco (now Chevron) afterContinue reading “Episode 27 – Why is Chevron So Obsessed With Steven Donziger?”

Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 2: The Impact of Streaming

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! Down the Rabbit Hole is our new miniseries dedicated to the deep dives, side trails, and themes that don’t quite fit into our normal episodes. This week we’re following up on our music episode to examine the environmental impact of streaming.Continue reading “Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 2: The Impact of Streaming”

Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 1: How to Get Involved In Climate Action

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! Down the Rabbit Hole is our new miniseries dedicated to the deep dives, side trails, and themes that don’t quite fit into our normal episodes. This week we’re following up the excitement and exhaustion of Earth Day with an episode onContinue reading “Down The Rabbit Hole Minisode 1: How to Get Involved In Climate Action”

Episode 26 – Silent Spring Book Club!

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! It’s book club, with no required reading! We’re talking about Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, known as the book that “launched the modern environmental movement” and revolutionized public perception of chemical spraying. We talk about what’s changed since it came out almostContinue reading “Episode 26 – Silent Spring Book Club!”

Episode 25 – The Anthropocene and the Mother of Climate Science

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week we’re thinking about the ways we frame history and how understanding the past can help us pave an equitable & inclusive path forward. Olivia breaks down the Anthropocene, the suggested name for the new human-centered epoch. If we acceptContinue reading “Episode 25 – The Anthropocene and the Mother of Climate Science”

Episode 24 – Climate Anxiety

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week we went rogue, sort of, to talk about the term we use at the beginning of every episode: climate anxiety. We’ve been hearing the term a lot lately, particularly in the social media response to Sarah Jaquette Ray’s recentContinue reading “Episode 24 – Climate Anxiety”