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 10 – Movements – Hetch Hetchy Valley and Sunrise

listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week is all about the collective movements that make people care about saving the earth. We talk about the conservation/preservation debates of the Progressive Era (and all the racist white dudes who led the conversation) and how the Sunrise MovementContinue reading “Episode 10 – Movements – Hetch Hetchy Valley and Sunrise”

Episode 3 – Amazon Good Amazon Bad

listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week we tackle the Amazons – Amazon dot com and the Amazon rainforest. We talk about the shame and accessibility issues tied up in boycotting Amazon, Indigenous land rights and parallels between US and Brazilian environmental regulations, and Olivia spoils TheContinue reading “Episode 3 – Amazon Good Amazon Bad”

Episode 2 – Jane & Dian – Baby’s First Environmental Hero

listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player This week we talk about our first environmental heroes, conservationists Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall. We go through the social politics of conservation we definitely did NOT understand as kids, falling in love with the only man around, and how ourContinue reading “Episode 2 – Jane & Dian – Baby’s First Environmental Hero”

Episode 1 – Just Another Example of Everything Being Incredibly Toxic

listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor (more coming soon! Check our linktree for the latest updates) In our very first episode we cover a ghost town on fire and a neoprene factory in a small Louisiana town. Welcome to World Is Burning, the podcast for your climate anxiety. We talk about who the heckContinue reading “Episode 1 – Just Another Example of Everything Being Incredibly Toxic”