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”

Episode 23 – Fire – Indigenous Controlled Burning and Incarcerated Firefighters

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! In the final installment of our Elements series, we’re dispelling the myth that there is no such thing as good fire. Olivia tells us about the lost indigenous practice of controlled burning, what happens when colonizers ignore indigenous knowledge, and theContinue reading “Episode 23 – Fire – Indigenous Controlled Burning and Incarcerated Firefighters”

Episode 22 – Agent Orange and the Delano Grape Strike

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week we’re focusing on two Asian activists fighting for justice. Although Biden may call racism “un-American” in his response to the Atlanta shooting, the reality is much different. Elise tells the story of Tran To Nga, a French-Vietnamese journalist sprayedContinue reading “Episode 22 – Agent Orange and the Delano Grape Strike”

Episode 21 – Harry Styles and Sustainable Touring

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week we’re dusting off our music business degrees (yes, we both have one) to talk about the music industry and how touring can come back more sustainably. Olivia uses Harry Styles’ first solo tour as a case study for mitigationContinue reading “Episode 21 – Harry Styles and Sustainable Touring”

Episode 20 – Save the Whales and Free Willy

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! Do we need to save the whales all over again? What’s the deal with celebrity animals? What does it mean to be a ‘flagship species’ for your ecosystem? This week, Elise explores how the early whaling industry led to the SaveContinue reading “Episode 20 – Save the Whales and Free Willy”