Climate Change and Fukushima – Radio Ecoshock Paints the Big Picture (251)

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Two ongoing environmental events are affecting all life on the planet, even if it's not yet noticeable where you live. Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock is watching climate change and Fukushima very closely. In this program, he summarizes the latest reports and predictions. … [Read more...]

Green Burial and Land Conservation (249)

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"I want to die and be returned to the earth so that I have the least harmful impact… Not just to live that way but to die that way. I'd like to become the compost for a beautiful tree that bears fruit to feed the next generation." Brandy Gallagher of O.U.R. Ecovillage … [Read more...]

Climate Change and Fukushima: Radio EcoShock meets Peak Moment TV

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October 25, 2013. We videoed a conversation with Alex Smith of Radio EcoShock. It went both ways. I interviewed him primarily about climate change and Fukushima, because he's watching them very closely. He interviewed me about Peak Moment TV guests' "local solutions." These … [Read more...]

David Suzuki’s Keynote at PowerShift BC 2013

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"I come as an elder without an agenda," were keynoter David Suzuki's opening words at PowerShift BC 2013 in Victoria, Coast Salish Territories, B.C. Canada. From my notes: What happens in the next few years is critical for you, the youth. The party is over. We Elders … [Read more...]

PowerShift BC: Youth Gathering for Climate Justice (part 1)

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"I come as an elder without an agenda," were keynoter David Suzuki's opening words at the Friday October 4 keynotes for PowerShift BC 2013. He closed acknowledging that the indigenous people have what is needed now [a deep connection and passion to protect the … [Read more...]

Graphical Novel with a Teen Eco-Heroine: Luz Sees the Light

Reading Nancy Drew books fed my young imagination with a much-needed female character who's intelligent, gutsy, clever, and resourceful while she solved mysteries, fighting the "bad guys" and helping the oppressed. A real heroine. Luz is a similar role model for modern … [Read more...]

Dreams by Derrick Jensen

Dear Derrick, Over the past several months, I've read your book Dreams not just once, but twice. It has been more than an intellectual foray. It has been an experiencing, a journeying, a nightly rendezvous for communications from "other sides." I didn't want … [Read more...]

“Your Environmental Road Trip” – a film festival in one movie

"YERT - Your Environmental Road Trip" is an entire environmental film festival wrapped up in an absorbing and entertaining, fast-paced two-hour documentary that's both personal and planetary. Friends Mark, Julie and Ben pack themselves into a Prius to tour all 50 states in … [Read more...]

Best of 2011 – Pushing the Boundaries (vol 1)

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Our top choices from the 2011 Peak Moment TV conversations (volume 1 of 2). The Vegetarian Myth, Lierre Keith How the West Has Won, Derrick Jensen Awakening the Village Heart and Mind, Brandy McPherson Portable House, Simple Life, Dee Williams Four conversations, … [Read more...]

Oil Puts the Squeeze on the Economy (204)

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This turbulent, troubled global economy is precisely what Chris Martenson predicted in early 2010, "When Exponential Meets Reality" (episode 166). He asserts that we can no longer look at the economy without factoring in the terminal decline of its master resource — oil. The … [Read more...]