This week we interview Rev. Lennox Yearwood, minister, community activist, and President of the Hip Hop Caucus. We talk about his efforts to get younger people involved in environmental justice, the various divestment movements going on across the country, and the broader intersecting histories of civil rights and environmental justice. Listen below, and check out the Hip Hop Caucus here.
This week we interview Jessica Green, a professor of political science at Case Western Reserve University who works on international environmental policy. It’s also our telethon episode! Be sure to donate to WRUW’s 2015 telethon.
This week we interview Ben Gotschall, the Energy Director for Bold Nebraska, and we talk about the fight against tar sands development in Nebraska. Check it out below!
This week we feature an interview with Michele Simon, the author of Appetite for Profit and a public health attorney based out of Oakland. She tells us about the influence of food corporations on public policy and public health, her work around regulating food marketing, and a range of other important topics. Check it out below!
This week, we interview Ronnie Monroe, a community member and grassroots organizer in Wisconsin who is mobilizing people around resistance to Enbridge and their pipelines. Check out the interview below!
In this episode, we feature an interview with Ed Fallon, a former lawmaker from the state of Iowa, organizer and participant in the Great March for Climate Action, and environmental activist. Find out more about Ed and his work here, and listen to the whole episode below.
This week, we feature an interview with Imre Szeman, the Canada Research Chair in Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta. We talk to him about his work on the cultural politics of oil, the impact of energy politics on artistic and cultural production, and the future of our modernity. Following the interview, you’ll find two more great episodes of Climate Stew! You can find more about Dr. Szeman here, and the Climate Stew site here.
This week, we feature an interview with Peterson Toscano – playwright, educator, Bible scholar, Quaker, and all-around cool cat. Afterwards, we play two episodes of Peterson’s podcast, Climate Stew. Check out his website here and the Climate Stew site here.
We interview Marcus Eriksen, founder of 5 Gyres and all-around interesting guy, about plastic pollution, and play a podcast dealing with the same topic. Check it out!