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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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“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
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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
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Frustrated at the abysmal rate of adoption when seatbelts were introduced into cars in the 1960s, Jack Alpert quit his job as an automotive enginee...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 28:29
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Are we all “bystanders” when it comes to responding rationally to the serious environmental crises faced by our civilization? How is our behavior s...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Human civilization can thrive while living within sensible limits imposed by a finite system. “Renegade economist” Kate Raworth manages to tell the...

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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No civilization should head out into the world without “Doughnut Economics” in its survival kit. With her modernized thinking, economist Kate Rawor...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Award-winning scientist Dr. Guy McPherson has concluded that for human civilization, the end is near. He advises the rate of change of our climate ...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Caption: Lynette Marie Hanthorn & Michael Brownlee, co-authors of The Local Food Revolution, Credit: Kirsten Boyer
Re-establishing our personal relationship with food and ending our role as commodity “consumers” is part of a healing, regenerative process. It’s a...

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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A scaled-up local food system may be the only way we can feed ourselves as we weather the storm of climate change. Until now, CSAs, urban gardens a...

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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100 real-world actions happening now have the potential to bring greenhouse gases back down to a level that won’t cause humans to join the ranks of...

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  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Most scientists agree the current level of human population, in combination with present living arrangements, is damaging our ecosystems. But doing...

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  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Population Media Center President Bill Ryerson corrects misconceptions, debunks myths, and shares a variety of surprising facts about overpopulatio...

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  • Added: May 16, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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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: May 09, 2017
  • 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: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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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: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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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: Apr 18, 2017
  • 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: Apr 11, 2017
  • 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: Apr 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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