Episode 67 – 2022 Rewind: The Good, The Bad, & The Updates

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! It’s the end of the year and we’re in a reflective mood! In this episode we take a look back at the climate wins of the year, updates on stories we’ve covered, and share what we’re looking forward to in 2023.Continue reading “Episode 67 – 2022 Rewind: The Good, The Bad, & The Updates”

Episode 66 – Myths, Part 2: The Overpopulation Myth

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week we’re going deep on a controversial topic: human population growth. We talk about the roots of the overpopulation myth, the truths we can glean from it, and the scary ways that both eco-fascists and seemingly centrist figures have joinedContinue reading “Episode 66 – Myths, Part 2: The Overpopulation Myth”

Episode 65 – Myths, Part 1: Monopolies and The Landlord’s Game

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week we’re taking a closer look at the idea that “capitalism breeds innovation.” Does it? Elise digs into our troubling corporate track record of stifling competition and creating mega-monopolies, including the co-opting of a beloved board game. She tells usContinue reading “Episode 65 – Myths, Part 1: Monopolies and The Landlord’s Game”

Episode 64 – Halloween – Aliens and Bigfoot

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! In this spooooky Halloween episode, we’re talking aliens and Sasquatch. Olivia takes us through a study of the rise and fall of faraway alien civilizations, and what they can teach us about our understanding of climate scenarios here on Earth. Then,Continue reading “Episode 64 – Halloween – Aliens and Bigfoot”

Episode 63 – Stars and Movie Stars – Asteroids and Sacheen Littlefeather

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week we’re talking stars and movie stars. Elise gives a TLDR of major planetary events and past asteroid collisions; do we need to worry about a Don’t Look Up-style asteroid attack, or should we focus our energy on the ground?Continue reading “Episode 63 – Stars and Movie Stars – Asteroids and Sacheen Littlefeather”

Episode 62 – Kings, Potatoes, and Pulling Patagonias

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This episode is all about our favorite topics, colonialism and the climate crisis. Olivia tells the story of the Irish Potato Famine, which likely goes a bit deeper than you remember. We talk about the parallels between this piece of IrishContinue reading “Episode 62 – Kings, Potatoes, and Pulling Patagonias”

Episode 61 – Pathfinders – Warren County and the Goddess of Glen Canyon

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week Olivia tells the story of the unexpected place where the environmental justice movement cut its teeth: Warren County, North Carolina. What started as a small town fighting against a dangerous landfill became national news and seven weeks of continuedContinue reading “Episode 61 – Pathfinders – Warren County and the Goddess of Glen Canyon”

Down the Rabbit Hole Minisode 7: Individual Action and the Private Jet Debacle

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week we’re finally tackling an age-old question head-on: does individual action matter? How can we stay motivated to make small changes in our own lives when Kylie Jenner is using her private jet like a local taxi? Elise looks intoContinue reading “Down the Rabbit Hole Minisode 7: Individual Action and the Private Jet Debacle”

Episode 60 – Volcanoes and Water Towers

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week we’re taking a closer look at what happens when the government procrastinates on its homework. Olivia tells the story of the “white city” of Armero, Colombia, where a 1985 volcanic eruption resulted in the deadliest mudslides in human history.Continue reading “Episode 60 – Volcanoes and Water Towers”