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Green Wave - showcasing articles from the Green European Journal in audio, covering progressive politics and green ideas.

Green Wave - showcasing articles from the Green European Journal in audio, covering progressive politics and green ideas.
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United States

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Green Wave - showcasing articles from the Green European Journal in audio, covering progressive politics and green ideas.

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English


Episodes

Dirty Rare Metals: Digging Deeper into the Energy Transition

1/17/2019
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Guillaume Pitron reveals the dark side of the energy transition and digitisation. Rare metals are the next 'black gold': their central role in green and digital technology has important consequences not only for the environmental transition but also for geopolitics and industrial policy in Europe and across the world. Written by Guillaume Pitron and read by Julia Lagoutte. Text version: www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/dirty-rare-metals-digging-deeper-into-the-energy-transition/ Twitter:...

Duration:00:20:39

The Road to Repeal: How Ireland Said 'Yes'

12/19/2018
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On May 25th 2018, the people of Ireland voted overwhelmingly in favour of repealing the 8th amendment of the Irish Constitution – the article that had hitherto made it effectively impossible to legislate for abortion even in the most extreme of circumstances. Beatrice White takes us on the road to the historic result that attests to drastic transformation in Irish society that has taken place over just a few decades. Written by Beatrice White and read by Julia Lagoutte. Text version:...

Duration:00:17:50

After Europe – Thinking About Europe with the Help of Ivan Krastev

12/5/2018
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Edouard Gaudot explores political scientist Ivan Krastev's book "After Europe" to delve into how the refugee crisis and the rise in populism is fast becoming a crisis in democracy for the European Union. Written by Edouard Gaudot and read by Julia Lagoutte. Text version: https://www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/after-europe-thinking-about-europe-with-the-help-of-ivan-krastev/ Twitter: twitter.com/GreenEUJournal Facebook: facebook.com/greeneuropeanjournal

Duration:00:21:15

Dr Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Robot

11/21/2018
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The Western healthcare system is facing an imminent upheaval caused by an ageing population, increase in the chronically ill, technological advances and a shortage of caregivers. Automation of medical work using artificial intelligence is one possible solution to this. But if the patient is the sole manager of their health, what happens to the other workers and stakeholders in the healthcare sector? Written by Nathalie Schirvel and read by Julia Lagoutte. Text version:...

Duration:00:16:49

The UK Plastic Crisis Unwrapped

11/15/2018
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Natalie Bennett discusses the hard-won gains and shortcomings of the British legislation banning micro-plastics in cosmetics, the deep-rooted place plastic holds in British lifestyle, and the path to a society no longer needlessly reliant on plastic. Written by Natalie Bennett and read by Julia Lagoutte. Text version: www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/the-uk-plas…-unwrapped Twitter: twitter.com/GreenEUJournal Facebook: facebook.com/greeneuropeanjournal

Duration:00:14:14

Work in a World Without Growth

11/15/2018
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A fixation with growth in economics has seen GDP increase in proportion to environmental damage. As planetary limits draw ever closer and are even being surpassed, such a model cannot be sustained. Riccardo Mastini explains how a job guarantee could open up the way to a sustainable economic model. Written by Riccardo Mastini and read by Julia Lagoutte. Text version: www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/work-in-a-w…out-growth/ Twitter: twitter.com/GreenEUJournal Facebook:...

Duration:00:15:33

Bridging the 82 km Happiness Gap: Can Estonia Stem the Labour Exodus to Finland?

11/15/2018
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With tens of thousands of Estonian workers commuting between Tallinn and Helsinki, we look at a snapshot of Estonia’s ongoing struggle with brain drain. Written by Silja Kudel and read by Julia Lagoutte. Text version: www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/bridging-th…to-finland/ Twitter: twitter.com/GreenEUJournal Facebook: facebook.com/greeneuropeanjournal

Duration:00:16:00