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Radio Ecoshock, is a weekly radio show broadcast covering environment, Peak Oil, and related threats to civilization and the ecosphere. Radio Ecoshock offers the latest science, authors, issues - from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, the economy, and peace. Hosted by Alex Smith.

Radio Ecoshock, is a weekly radio show broadcast covering environment, Peak Oil, and related threats to civilization and the ecosphere. Radio Ecoshock offers the latest science, authors, issues - from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, the economy, and peace. Hosted by Alex Smith.
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Burnaby, BC

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Radio Ecoshock, is a weekly radio show broadcast covering environment, Peak Oil, and related threats to civilization and the ecosphere. Radio Ecoshock offers the latest science, authors, issues - from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, the economy, and peace. Hosted by Alex Smith.

Twitter:

@ecoshock

Language:

English

Contact:

PO Box 56645 Lougheed Mall PO Burnaby, British Columbia Canada V3S 7W2


Episodes

Scribblers of Climate Truth

1/25/2017
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What is happening and what is coming? Alex’s guest is risk analyst, published author, and host of Robert Scribbler’s Blog. From the worst fears to faint glimmers of hope, the hunt for climate truth. Plus short clips of Dr. Michael Mann (when money …

Duration: 00:59:59


The Winter of Climate Change

1/17/2017
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Unconventional climate science predicted harsh winters in N. Hemisphere. Expert Judah Cohen explains how this happens in a warming world. Then: the super warming gas methane only lasts 10 years. But it drives centuries of sea level rise, says Dr. Kristen Zickfelt. We …

Duration: 00:59:59


Climate Denial Is Human

1/11/2017
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Genius medical researcher Ajit Varki on his book “Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind.” Erika Spanger-Siegfried from the Union of Concerned Scientists on American military bases endangered by rising seas. INTRODUCTION Humans society in times of climate change …

Duration: 00:59:59


The Trouble with Billionaires (replay)

1/4/2017
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Our topic this week: “The Trouble with Billionaires, Why Too Much Money at the Top Is Bad for Everyone.” You’ll hear directly from the authors of that book, tax Professor Neil Brooks, and journalist Linda McQuaig. Now that Donald Trump appointed scads of …

Duration: 00:59:59


It’s Still Later Than You Think

12/28/2016
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Retrospective 2009 program “Enjoy Yourself (It’s Later Than You Think)” and two new interviews. MD Paul David Blanc on his new book “Fake Silk, the Lethal History of Viscose Rayon”. Plus, as billions head into unprepared cities, Ipek Gencsu on a report from …

Duration: 00:59:59


Greenland Melt & Japanese Meltdown Conspiracy

12/21/2016
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Greenland has been bare in human times, and may be again soon. Stunning new science from Joerg Schaefer. Journalist Robert Hunziker: Japan’s shameful conspiracy to silence Fukushima disaster for the Olympics. Plus notes on the long shadow of Trump’s climate denial. My first …

Duration: 00:27:09


Welcome to the Dark New Climate

12/14/2016
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50 scientists warn official predictions don’t include a feed-back as large as all U.S. emissions: the warming soil. From the Netherlands, Dr. Thomas Crowther. From Maine, paleobiologist Dr. Jacquelyn Gill says abrupt climate change hit species before us. We’re next. In this program, …

Duration: 00:59:59


David Fleming & Dark Optimism

12/7/2016
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How can we go on living with impossible problems? Green writer David Fleming influenced the UK Green Party, the Transition Towns movement, & new economics. Fleming passed away in 2010, leaving an unpublished dictionary for our survival. Writer & editor Shaun Chamberlin picked …

Duration: 00:59:59


Cracks in the Big Picture

11/30/2016
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SUMMARY: Climate scientist Paul Beckwith will tell us why sea ice around the world is in retreat, and what it means for our weather. Is it a planetary climate emergency? From the Center for Negative Carbon Emissions, Dr. Klaus Lackner explains capturing carbon …

Duration: 00:59:59


Climate: Too Far & Too Fast?

11/23/2016
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Scientist Tobias Friedrich says Earth could heat up 6 degrees C., almost 11 degrees F, in a single lifetime. Richard Heede finds 83 companies, plus 7 countries, are responsible for 65% of all greenhouse gases. He names names. Then restoring carbon to the …

Duration: 00:59:59


Will Fantasy & Anger Sink the Climate?

11/16/2016
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Top UK scientist & truth-teller Kevin Anderson: the dangerous fantasy built into the climate narrative. Plus the awful story of the Texas nuclear parking lot with Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear, and Trump’s secret backer for climate wrecking. Radio Ecoshock 161116 Download or …

Duration: 00:59:59


Climate Shift

11/9/2016
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THE BREAKING BAD NEWS – CLIMATE TRUMPED! Trump has appointed a climate “skeptic” (denier) Myron Ebell from the very right wing Competitive Enterprise Institute – to dismantle climate and energy policy, and the EPA. The fox is in charge of the hen-house. The …

Duration: 00:59:59


Escaping Poisoned Food & Disasters

11/2/2016
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Michael Brownlee is the author of “The Local Food Revolution: How Humanity Will Feed Itself in Uncertain Times”. We glean tips and directions from his ten year struggle in Colorado localization. Robert Muir-Wood is a top adviser to governments, insurance, and business on …

Duration: 00:33:52


The Monster Climate Rolls On

10/26/2016
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American oceanographer John Englander, author of “High Tide on Main Street” explains the great march inland of rising seas. From UK, Dr. Ted Shepherd: how Arctic heating creates weird weather in the Northern Hemisphere. Radio Ecoshock 161026 You can listen right now, or …

Duration: 00:59:59


Can We Count on Catastrophe?

10/19/2016
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For some reason, perhaps deep in our past, humans easily fixate on catastrophe, whether real or imaginary. Does the nation, the economy, or even civilization need to collapse in order to start anew? Who benefits if we think like that, and would things …

Duration: 00:59:59


Life Under A Damaged Sky

10/12/2016
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Plants are failing to absorb our carbon emissions, decades before expected, says Dr. James Curran from Scotland. Then celebrated Indian author Amitav Ghosh on new book “The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable”. Welcome to Radio Ecoshock. You can listen right now …

Duration: 00:59:59


Between Denial and Despair

9/28/2016
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Australian scientist James Watson, who is influential globally, gives us the bad news: since the 1990’s on planet Earth we just lost 10 percent of the wilderness. Then Canadian author & teacher Peter Denton takes us deep into our role as possibilities in …

Duration: 00:59:59


Speaking of Climate Collapse

9/21/2016
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From Antarctica to Europe, it’s hot, hot, hot. According to NASA, this past July and August are tied for the hottest months since humans could keep such records on planet Earth. The Arctic sea ice is the second lowest ever recorded. Russian fires …

Duration: 00:59:59


Extreme Climate News & Science

9/14/2016
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It’s been summer in the Northern Hemisphere, when viewers and journalists drift into platitudes and cat videos. Meanwhile the planet is going through extreme changes, not seen during the time of humans. We’re going to spend this program going through the science that …

Duration: 00:59:59


Climate Disruption: Here & Now

9/7/2016
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What are top world scientists telling government about climate extremes? How dangerous is our current situation? From Carnegie at Stanford, Dr. Chris Field and Dr. Katharine Mach on latest. Plus Dr. Mylene Mariette: what birds tell eggs about a hotter world. Download or …

Duration: 00:59:59

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