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The Green Majority is a multi-platform Canadian environment and politics news show, publishing since 2006.

The Green Majority is a multi-platform Canadian environment and politics news show, publishing since 2006.
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Toronto, Ontario

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The Green Majority is a multi-platform Canadian environment and politics news show, publishing since 2006.

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English


Episodes

‘We Have to Act Like We’re Fighting a War’ (628)

10/12/2018
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We take a long look at the new UN IPCC report that is sweeping the headlines and its implications for the future of human organization. We then turn to the review process for the largest ever oil sands mine proposed for Alberta, and end with a talk about Hurricane Michael.

Duration:01:33:27

Eco-Artist Roundtable with Frank Horvat (627)

10/6/2018
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Artist and Composer Frank Horvat takes over the show today to host the first of many eco-artist roundtables as a guest host. Today Frank hosts Rebecca Jane Houston, Julie Gladstone and Beverley McKiver. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:00:58:29

What Is ‘False Populism’? (626)

9/29/2018
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Heated exchanges and intensity abound as we take a comprehensive look Doug Ford’s cancellation of Ontario’s cap-and-trade program and the anti-business dismantling of our burgeoning green energy sector. We also explore Andrew Scheer’s ideas for completing the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and the troubling behind-the-scenes escalation of the struggle between frontline activists and fossil fuel companies.

Duration:01:38:04

When Pigs Float: Storms, Agriculture & Climate Change (625)

9/22/2018
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We look at the ongoing disaster in North Carolina from angles of equality, food security and environmental justice. We then turn to the efforts of Texas-based oil companies looking for public funds to protect themselves from climate change, as well as the debate over cap-and-trade surrounding the Global Climate Action Summit. We end with a discussion of industrial animal farming and clean tech innovation.

Duration:00:58:43

Capitalism and the Death March of the West (624)

9/14/2018
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We begin with water shortages and the reopening of apartheid-era tensions in Cape Town, followed by a new lawsuit launched against Ontario’s premier Doug Ford for his cancellation of the cap-and-trade system, and reserve the second two thirds of the show for an in-depth discussion of Nathaniel Rich’s New York Times Magazine reporting on the history of climate change politics, Naomi Klein’s response, and the relationship between capitalism and the environment.

Duration:01:18:43

Our Urgent Struggle (623)

9/7/2018
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We take a look at the ongoing Kinder Morgan pipeline debacle and what it may mean for Canada's economy and the rights of First Nations, talk with Andrew Holland from the Nature Conservancy of Canada, and end with a discussion of the massive opportunities and challenges facing our societies in the next few years.

Duration:00:59:43

Climate Hawks (592)

2/2/2018
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Are you a climate hawk or an environmentalist? We talk about what it means to take climate change seriously and how this might challenge or threaten some of your other priorities, even for environmentalists. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:00:53:41

The Dangerous Grandmother (591)

1/26/2018
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We talk to Beatrice Hunter a grandmother and First Nations Land Protector from Labrador, Canada about her experience fighting the Muskrat Falls mega-project, including having spent 11 days in jail for crossing a barrier in protest. Learn More: http://www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:00:59:12

Tough Choices Ahead (590)

1/19/2018
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Cape Town, South Africa nears "Day 0" for extreme water rationing measures after 3 years of drought and 60% of residents ignoring municipal instructions to drastically limit water use. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:01:14:47

TEA Party: Transform TO (589)

1/12/2018
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This week we do a deep-dive on Toronto's climate plan: Transform TO. The bill passed last year, but budget time is coming up and it doesn't look like the Mayor is working to fund it and without funding the plan is essentially wet paper. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:00:58:35

Larger Than Life (588)

1/5/2018
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Documentary writer and director Christine Nielsen joins us to talk about the new CBC Nature of Things Doc Jumbo: The Life Of An Elephant Superstar. Christine talks about the emotions of elephants, the story of Jumbo and about the science of investigating a death from over 100 years ago. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:01:20:13

2017 Didn't Entirely Suck (587)

12/29/2017
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We do our best this week to end on a high note, with Stefan opening on a number of wins that you might have missed in between all the Russia investigation and North Korea nuclear threats. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:00:58:33

Hug A Vegan This Christmas (586)

12/22/2017
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We spend most of the show talking about a George Monbiot opinion article from the Guardian about the thing that keeps him up at night. No it's not North Korea, or even Trump. It's how we're going to feed billions more people with ever decreasing ability to grow food. Happy Holidays! Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:00:55:33

Love Language (585)

12/15/2017
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This holiday show takes a relaxed pace to talk about the future in a fireside chat about the past and future. Grab a coco and get comfortable :) Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:00:52:27

Predatory Delay (584)

12/8/2017
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Unlike other political issues, climate change get exponentially more dangerous the longer we take to address it. While we want desperately to applaud ANY progress towards a sustainable future, the reality is: there is a time limit and physics doesn't negotiate or give half-marks. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:01:16:47

The Pepsi (Ocean) Challenge (583)

12/1/2017
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Stefan starts the show with an interest piece on the topic of vertical farming. Does it hold the keys to the future? Probably not, at least not soon or alone but some interesting parties are increasingly investing heavily in the field. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:01:16:23

Be a Producer! [Bonus Show]

11/29/2017
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We're looking to bring on a few producers to co-create the show, this podcast explains our thinking.

Duration:00:16:37

Chemical Valley Project (582)

11/24/2017
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Green Majority producer David Hostetter interviews the creators of the Chemical Valley Project, Kevin Matthew Wong and Julia Howman. Kevin and Julia talk to us about the purpose of the project, what is 'documentary theatre' and most importantly learn a lot about Sarnia's famous Chemical Valley. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:01:23:53

CIUT Fall Fundraiser (581)

11/17/2017
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This week is the fall CIUT fundraiser but that doesn't stop us from having a great show! Filmmaker Andrew Gregg joins the show to talk about his most recent DOC 'Secrets From The Ice' which explores the new field of melted ice-patch archaeology. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:01:10:45

Walk It Off, You'll Be OK (580)

11/10/2017
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Someone once said 'you aren't paranoid if they really are after you', we discuss millennial anxiety this week as well as talk to 'Feedback' co-founders Ben and Josh Walters about food waste. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:00:51:24