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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

Back To School Special (595)

2/23/2018
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Throwback to my undergrad year at the University of Toronto by welcoming a former professor onto the program to talk about climate science. Professor Danny Harvey from the department of Geography, who has spent the last 40 years researching and teaching undergraduate students about climate science. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:00:54:50

Controversial Opinions (594)

2/16/2018
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This week Rob Shirkey from Our Horizon helps Saryn discuss some controversial opinions. Should Rob testify FOR Big Oil, AGAINST the cities suing them? Should environmentalists dissarm and retreat on Kinder Morgan? We tackle some big topics in our usual flippant style :) Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:00:57:05

The Other Green Majority (593)

2/9/2018
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Carolyn Tinglin MSc RN, President of the National Association of Cannabis Professionals joins us to talk about the environmental benefits of hemp; it's industrial uses, it's medical applications and how the story of it being illegal was based on greed and racism in the first place. To benefit who? Oil companies of course :) Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:00:56:52

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

No Coal For Christmas (579)

11/3/2017
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We begin the show with a story about the ongoing death of coal, and how coal towns are largely not getting the message. The ongoing transparent corporate takeover of the US Environmental Protection Agency, and an update on the Kinder Morgan pipeline battle still happening on the west coast. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Duration:00:36:23

Into The Fire (578)

10/27/2017
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Our guest this week is writer, producer and director of 'Into The Fire' Leora Eisen for CBC's The Nature of Things. Leora talks to us about the relationship between wildfires and climate change, how little we actually know about fires and how old knowledge is combining with new technology to help control them. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Duration:01:08:40

Who Cares What The Public Thinks? (577)

10/20/2017
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We begin this week with Stefan's 'This week in Armageddon' update, the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico and the unstoppable decline in the future or fossil fuels. We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/greenmajority

Duration:01:12:40

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