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Producers of the free weekly radio series, Conversation Earth. Citizen-Powered Media is a 501(c)3 non-profit media organization helping educate the public about important social and environmental issues.

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What exactly are “think tanks” supposed to be thinking about? Are some of them part of a campaign to cast doubt on science when it could interfere ...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
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How and why did our society come to value economic growth so highly that we pursue it at the risk of our long-term survival? For some time scientis...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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We need to change the way we think if we want to extend the shelf-life of our civilization, according to Frances Moore Lappé, author of EcoMind: Ch...

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  • Added: Jan 30, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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We’re not living on Earth as if we want to stay, observes Mike Nickerson. In our last episode, Mike Nickerson shared his vision for, and the joy of...

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
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“We could be having so much fun that there just isn't time to consume resources on a quantity, or produce waste on a quantity that would be problem...

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
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Efforts to date are falling far short of achieving the greenhouse gas reduction needed to avoid catastrophic climate disruption. Bioethicist Travis...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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With human activity disrupting the climate, do we have a moral imperative not to have children, or to have only one child? Bioethicist Travis Riede...

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
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How can policymakers be persuaded to abandon the most widespread public policy goal on Earth? In our last episode, Brian Czech explained that econo...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Economic growth is the number one public policy goal around the world, yet our pursuit of growth is “pulling out the rug from our own kids’ and gra...

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Was globalization a temporary state that has run its course? That’s the case made by Jerry Mander, who believes there is plenty of evidence that th...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Hollywood director Tom Shadyac traded a mansion and private jets for a mobile home and a bicycle. He had found the traditional trappings of success...

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Tom Shadyac is a successful Hollywood comedy director who found the traditional trappings of success were not the key to happiness. He traded a man...

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  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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While world leaders wring their hands over forecasts of timid GDP growth, a growing list of visionaries around the world are collaborating to redef...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Architect Sarah Susanka observed that houses in the U.S. were getting larger – but some rooms were seldom occupied, and often not even furnished. S...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 28:42
  • Purchases: 2
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“Our computer-generated scenarios all showed this growth stopping in the early decades of the 21st century, and, I must say, looking back now, it s...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Relocalization may be the most important strategy for minimizing climate change. According to Bill McKibben, “working as communities is the most im...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Do we behave rationally? You might be surprised how often our decision-making deviates from what is in our best interest. Behavioral economist Dan ...

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Robust economic growth has become the Holy Grail of public policy and politics. But some economists and many scientists have come to believe growth...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 28:29
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“One of the ways that radical ideas become more mainstream is when those of us who hold them aren’t afraid to speak about them.” This thought has g...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Our ecosystems contribute tens of trillions of dollars to our economy every year, but – as L. Hunter Lovins notes, “At present we’re losing every m...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2