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”

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”

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 13 – Water – Rob Bilott and Erin Brockovich

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! We’re diving headfirst into 2021 with the first installment of our ‘Elements’ series! This week we’re talking about water pollution from the perspective of two unexpected activists: corporate environmental lawyer Rob Bilott and author/advocate/multi-hyphenate Erin Brockovich. Olivia tells the story ofContinue reading “Episode 13 – Water – Rob Bilott and Erin Brockovich”