Sinopsis

The Green Majority is a multi-platform Canadian environment and politics news show, publishing since 2006.We do not have any funding outside of a very modest Patreon account, please support us if you can!Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

Episodios

  • Amara Possian on Canadas Path to a Green New Deal (667)

    Amara Possian on Canada's Path to a Green New Deal (667)

    12/07/2019 Duración: 50min

    We sit down with Our Time organizer Amara Possian to discuss her ten years of green activism in Canada and where we could go from here. Our Time is a national campaign led by young people and millennials who are championing a vision for a Green New Deal for Canada — an ambitious plan to tackle climate change and inequality together.

  • Fixing What Wasnt Meant to be Fixed (666)

    Fixing What Wasn't Meant to be Fixed (666)

    07/07/2019 Duración: 54min

    Certain systems were never meant to work for certain people. We talk about prison labour and agriculture, and then sit down with Sabrina Bowman, the executive director of GreenPac, a non-partisan, non-profit organization working to elect and support environmental leaders of all major parties running for office. Kimberly D’Oliveira joins us again in the third segment to discuss new developments toward a circular economy. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

  • Monetizing Tribalism: Privilege, Technology  Climate Change (665)

    Monetizing Tribalism: Privilege, Technology & Climate Change (665)

    28/06/2019 Duración: 57min

    We talk about the armed militia rallying in support of delinquent Republicans in Oregon, the role of social media in the political divide, schadenfreude, and harnessing the power of coding for social purposes. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

  • Canadas Orgy of Centrist Hypocrisy (664)

    Canada's Orgy of Centrist Hypocrisy (664)

    22/06/2019 Duración: 55min

    Justin Trudeau has approved the Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline a day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’. We look at various perspectives on TMX and the climate crisis, and discuss Grassy Narrows, the dangers of environment reporting, and justice in the context of the Green New Deal.

  • Trauma  Ambition (663)

    Trauma & Ambition (663)

    15/06/2019 Duración: 55min

    With Trudeau’s Trans Mountain decision looming, we look at Jason Kenney’s petroleum speech and the youth activists who penned letters to the Prime Minister. The Sustainable Economist Tim Nash joins us to discuss recent as well as long-developing trends in sustainable investment.

  • Learning to Love II (662)

    Learning to Love II (662)

    07/06/2019 Duración: 56min

    We sit down again with Professor Stephen Scharper of the University of Toronto to discuss ‘visions of a good life’, methods for listening deeply to nature, and how we can transform our apocalyptic visions into prosperous ones. Also on the table is the ecstatic celebratory energy of the universe.

  • Rebelling Wherever You Can (661)

    Rebelling Wherever You Can (661)

    31/05/2019 Duración: 55min

    “During the French revolution mothers flooded the streets for their children. Today we children are fighting for ourselves, but so many of our parents are busy discussing whether our grades are good, or a new diet or what happened in the Game of Thrones finale – while the planet burns,” - Student protesters. This week we talk about tornadoes, flooding, heatwaves, wildfires, mercury poisoning, rebellious high schoolers, freedom gas, William Happer & political polarization.

  • Hot Wet Plastic (660)

    Hot Wet Plastic (660)

    25/05/2019 Duración: 55min

    We discuss some fresh studies on global warming and a host of plastic and trash stories. In our second segment, we interview five members of Apathy is Boring, a non-partisan, charitable organization that supports and educates youth to be active and contributing citizens in Canada’s democracy.

  • On Declaring a Climate Emergency (659)

    On Declaring a Climate Emergency (659)

    17/05/2019 Duración: 53min

    We discuss our growing predicament and the discrepancies between political and public sentiment, via stories about the atmosphere, the arctic, Extinction Rebellion, clean energy, coal, Canadian politics, air pollution, Uber, Trump and US politics.

  • Our Looming Transformation  the CIUT Spring Fundraiser (658)

    Our Looming Transformation & the CIUT Spring Fundraiser (658)

    10/05/2019 Duración: 54min

    We discuss the new biodiversity study, Canada’s own Green New Deal, permafrost, greed, and the importance of community radio. Brody Robinmeyer joins us in the last section to talk about the environmental movement in Hamilton and beyond.

  • Canada Will Be Left Behind (657)

    Canada Will Be Left Behind (657)

    03/05/2019 Duración: 55min

    We outline the serious bad kind of funk that Canada will be submerged in if we don’t get our act together on climate change. Topics include Jeremy Corbyn, terrorism charges for pipeline protestors, new tar sands regulation, the secession of Alberta, trees, and burning plastic.

  • Resistance Shall Not Be Futile (656)

    Resistance Shall Not Be Futile (656)

    27/04/2019 Duración: 54min

    We talk about ongoing climate protests, Greenland, the financial sector, indigenous water protectors in Nova Scotia and BC, New York City’s Green New Deal, super plants, the rebirth of rivers, the importance of community radio and plumply sexy parrots

  • The Many Ways We Might Move Forward (655)

    The Many Ways We Might Move Forward (655)

    19/04/2019 Duración: 57min

    We discuss the international rebellion for climate action and its social implications, as well as Jason Kenney and Doug Ford’s strange campaigns against the environment. We have Kimberly D'Oliveira on in the second segment to talk about circular economics, and then we talk with Andrew Davies, executive director of No. 9 Contemporary Arts & The Environment. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

  • Extinction Rebellion, Sunrise Movement  Fridays For Future (654)

    Extinction Rebellion, Sunrise Movement & Fridays For Future (654)

    12/04/2019 Duración: 52min

    Mass climate movements are growing quickly around the world and are gaining pluck as they grow in volume. We begin with a look at the Biosphere, North America’s one and only environment and climate change museum, and its potential as an international hub for climate innovation. We then talk about the urgency of three major new movements: Extinction Rebellion, Sunrise and the Fridays For Future school strikes, and finish with an interview with Stuart Basden, a co-founder of Extinction Rebellion.

  • White Supremacy  Climate Denial (653)

    White Supremacy & Climate Denial (653)

    06/04/2019 Duración: 56min

    White nationalism and white supremacy are on the rise worldwide. We look at the link between the alt-right and their chosen spokespeople, anti-environmentalism, the climate denial machine and international and Canadian politics. Learn more at www.greenmajority.ca

  • We Actually All Need to Think About How to Live Differently (652)

    We Actually All Need to Think About How to Live Differently (652)

    30/03/2019 Duración: 57min

    Starting again with the continuing disaster of Cyclone Idai and its implicate global justice issues, we analyze the environmental movement from a social justice lens, then turning to the oil industry and our increasingly monopolized food systems. We end with an interview with Aube Giroux, the documentarian behind the new film, Modified.

  • Why We Need Systemic Change (651)

    Why We Need Systemic Change (651)

    22/03/2019 Duración: 55min

    Climate refugees are many, and are only increasing in number. We talk about Cyclone Idai, Trump, underwater wildfires, microplastics, oil spills and miraculous birds.

  • The Green New Deal (650)

    The Green New Deal (650)

    16/03/2019 Duración: 54min

    We begin with a lengthy presentation of the ideological and historical thrust behind the Green New Deal, moving into a discussion of the importance of the surprising new momentum in youth climate activism, carbon taxes and renewable electricity in Canada’s oil-rich province of Alberta. We end with a very revealing clip from a Wells Fargo executive explaining why they invested in a bad pipeline, and Saryn’s idea for an app that helps us reduce food waste.

  • Food Is Real (649)

    Food Is Real (649)

    09/03/2019 Duración: 53min

    We talk about the ‘green economy’ and the discrepancy between material goods and financial assets. We also sit down with documentarian Diana Dai to discuss her new film My Farmland being released March 15th through the CBC, exploring ‘how communities react to the influx of people from a different culture who hope for a better life by working the land’. In the final segment, we run through eight stories at a blistering pace.

  • Is the Green Revolution Finally Here? (648)

    Is the Green Revolution Finally Here? (648)

    02/03/2019 Duración: 55min

    We speak with none other than the Sustainable Economist himself, Mr. Tim Nash, regarding exciting new developments in ethical investment. We also discuss new surges in youth climate activism.

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