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Ecoright Speaks podcast, episode 9: Former GOP Rep Carlos Curbelo

The day I have been waiting for is finally here. My conversation with former Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo is now live and ready for your ears on your favorite podcast app. If you don’t give this episode a 5-star review, I don’t know what else I have to tempt you. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN He […]

August 12th

Advocating for Climate Justice as an Act of Love

“Minimum Viable Planet” is a weeklyish commentary about climateish stuff, and how to keep it together in a world gone mad. This week, what “I love lamp” has to do with climate communications. By Sarah Lazarovic Yes! magazine I really liked this piece by Canadian climate super-force Cat Abreu about working on climate as an act […]

August 9th

Book Review: The Pandemic May Be the Least of It

Since March or so, a running joke — or perhaps wry observation is the better term — has been that each month seems to last about a decade. In early spring, the Covid-19 pandemic came to utterly dominate the news cycle, only to be pushed aside by unrest in America’s cities as throngs took to […]

August 8th

Shark Week looms, but don’t panic

Sharks elicit outsized fear, even though the risk of a shark bite is infinitesimally small. As a marine biologist and director of the Florida Program for Shark Research, I oversee the International Shark Attack File – a global record of reported shark bites that has been maintained continuously since 1958. It’s OK, I’m a filter […]

August 8th

Is Energy Still a “Natural Monopoly”? — Episode 109 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

In this episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, we feature host John Farrell’s interview with Scott Hempling for ILSR’s Building Local Power podcast. Scott Hempling is an author, expert witness, lawyer, and law professor specializing in utility regulatory issues. Their discussion covers the changing ideas around natural monopolies, the consolidation of such monopolies in recent years, […]

August 6th

Ecoright Speaks podcast, episode 8: Conservative eco-activists Kiera O’Brien and Alex Posner discuss carbon dividends

On Tuesdays, we drop podcast episodes! (A prize for whoever gets the reference…) Anyone who is worried about the future of America can rest easy knowing that Kiera O’Brien and Alex Posner are heading up climate change efforts for their generation and beyond.   By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN These two ambitious, thoughtful, smart, kind people join me […]

August 4th

The presence of climate (or lack thereof) in pop culture

“Minimum Viable Planet” is a weeklyish commentary about climateish stuff, and how to keep it together in a world gone mad. This week, Sarah discovers television. By Sarah Lazarovic Yes! magazine Iam that person who still hasn’t watched The Wire. Ever since I had kids and began reading about feedback loops, there just hasn’t been time for TV. […]

August 2nd

ourVoices podcast: Tom Steyer evaluates Joe Biden’s new climate plan

This week’s guest on ourVoices is the billionaire philanthropist and environmental activist Tom Steyer. The former presidential candidate discusses the future of the environmental justice movement in the US. By Open Democracy Since leaving the corporate sector, Steyer has pursued an active political career. In 2013, he launched the nonprofit organization NextGen America, which mobilizes young […]

July 29th

Disinformation campaigns are murky blends of truth, lies and sincere beliefs – lessons from the coronavirus pandemi

The COVID-19 pandemic has spawned an infodemic, a vast and complicated mix of information, misinformation and disinformation. In this environment, false narratives – the virus was “planned,” that it originated as a bioweapon, that COVID-19 symptoms are caused by 5G wireless communications technology – have spread like wildfire across social media and other communication platforms. […]

July 28th