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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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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
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

Bought by WMPG, KCMJ Community Radio, and KTRL


  • 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
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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Today it could be argued that human beings daily act against our own self-interests. How? Biologist Paul Ehrlich and fellow scientists tell us we a...

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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As a young man, Rex Weyler joined early Greenpeace expeditions to document and stop commercial whaling. He went on to co-found Greenpeace Internati...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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What went wrong with the environmental movement? Environmental activist, organizer and author Lorna Salzman shares her thoughts about climate chan...

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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“The age of growth and the age in which growth is going to be considered a good thing is coming to an end.” The late sociologist William R. Catton ...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and KTRL


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Stephanie Mills made headlines in the Spring of 1969 when she vowed, in her commencement address (titled The Future is a Cruel Hoax), to conceive n...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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How big is your ecological footprint? Probably bigger than you think. After all, out of sight, out of mind. As an originator of ecological footprin...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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“I don’t think there’s a lot of excuses, frankly, for not doing the right thing.” Anishinaabe orator, author, economist and activist Winona LaDuke ...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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“Gross Domestic Product has now become a fetish,” according to economist Raj Patel. Many undesirable things end up adding to GDP: wars, disease, an...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Legendary physics professor Al Bartlett was quick to tell us “smart growth” and “dumb growth” both lead us to the same undesirable end; “smart grow...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A glimpse of why the Conversation Earth series was created and how guests and topics are chosen. Dave and Kaitlyn also share highlights from the fi...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1