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Caption: Anheuser Busch barley seed experiment in development at Space Tango’s Tangolab before heading to the International Space Station as a modular CubeLab, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Organizations are using the microgravity environment of the International Space Station to develop unique new products. One of them is Kentucky-bas...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Sammy Roth
If you follow tech news, it’s pretty hard to miss stories reminding us of the tremendous potential that lithium-ion batteries have in store for the...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: James Quilligan
What is the American dollar based on? It was based on the gold standard until 1971 when it transitioned to a floating monetary system. This week’s ...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Chris Martenson
The Dow Jones Industrial Average. What does this omnipresent ticker in the corner of our TV screens really mean? Is it a gauge of our country’s eco...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Ian Urbina
This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to Ian Urbina, a longtime investigative reporter for the New York Times whose latest book "The Outlaw Ocean...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Mark Murray
Many of us concerned with the environment are conscientious about sorting our garbage. Those of us lucky enough to live in cities with curbside rec...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Christian Shearer
How is blockchain connected to healing the earth? This week's guest on Sea Change Radio can explain -- he is Christian Shearer, the CEO of Regen Ne...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Amy Harder
If you had a million dollars what would you do with it? OK, now what if it were $100 billion? Today on Sea Change Radio, we are talking with Amy Ha...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Ramez Naam
If you've been wondering what people mean when they talk about a Green New Deal, today's episode of Sea Change Radio should help. This week we air ...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Lloyd Alter
The industrial revolution ushered in an era of more efficient transportation. As history has shown us, the impact of our ability to move easily acr...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Fatih Saat
Shelter is on the first rung of renowned psychologist Abraham Maslow‘s hierarchy of needs. And yet, as a society, we have not cracked the code for ...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Atomo Coffee
Many people around the world wouldn’t dream of starting their day without their coffee ritual. And they tend to be pretty particular about it — wha...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Back in the 1930s, when the US was in the midst of an economic crisis, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt enacted a set of policies to protect the...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Carter Rubin
The first time you saw a fleet of rent-able electric scooters huddled together on a city sidewalk, what was your reaction? Annoyance at yet another...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Lloyd Alter
What do cork, coffee cups, lettuce, and excessive travel have in common? They are all areas of personal choice that have an environmental impact, a...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Richard Heinberg
If you're someone who's curious about the geopolitical implications of carbon fuel and the ecological havoc it wreaks, you've probably come across ...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Mark Hertsgaard
Last week in San Francisco, scientists, thought leaders, politicians and celebrities all gathered for the Global Climate Action Summit. Mark Hertsg...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Graham Sinclair
There is a nearly constant scroll of bad news passing before our eyes, from rampant income inequality and raging wildfires to climate devastation a...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:30
Caption: Keith Schneider
Over the last few decades, the skyline of Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur has mushroomed – a conglomeration of skyscrapers highlighted by The Petro...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Kate Williams
When you read about the giant islands of plastic garbage in our oceans, or see time-lapsed photos of diminishing arctic sea ice, in order to stave ...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Brent Constantz
Most people wouldn’t guess it, but concrete is the single most widely used material in the world. And both production and consumption are on the ri...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Spencer Wise
Take a look at the shoes you’re wearing right now. You’ve probably logged more than a few miles in them already. But what kind of journey did they ...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shel Horowitz
What is meant by “enlightened self-interest,” and how does it inform consumer decisions? Shel Horowitz, a profitability and marketing consultant fo...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Have you forgotten the days of $5 gas from a few years ago? Well, after a period of relatively low prices, the price of the world's most-used fossi...

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  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alexandria Sage
The transportation sector is one of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. There are vast resources currently being spent to transfo...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1