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This week on the show: we're bringing you a special about coffee and the injustice that comes with it. In Guatemala, coffee farmers are losing out...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
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 ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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This week on the show: Anxiety rises in Ireland over Theresa May's Brexit deal. Could Russia and Ukraine's naval standoff escalate? The Berlin ...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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
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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...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rebecca Leber
I don’t know about you, but whenever I see a headline that the Trump Administration has made a new announcement, I generally assume that it’s bad n...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 27:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sami Grover
As many of us prepare for the hectic holiday hustle of planes, trains and automobiles, we might be thinking about how our travel plans are going to...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KGNU


  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 28:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Gilbert Campbell III
Our guest this week on Sea Change Radio, Gilbert Campbell III, the Co-Founder of Volt Energy, is here to remind us that sustainable energy is good,...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:20
Caption: Donnel Baird
Compared with new buildings, older buildings tend to eat up a lot more energy and produce and trap a lot more pollution. Whether it’s an old church...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amy Harder
Even the most astute followers of the news may have missed that the Trump Administration is touting a series of self-proclaimed focal areas. With c...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
Caption: Ted Nordhaus
Are the cries for a complete transition to renewable energy from environmentalists like Bill McKibben actually undermining the work to combat clima...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mark Murray
In 2013 California boasted a recycling rate of 85%. In 2017 that number is now 79% - that is the first time it has dipped below 80% since 2008. Why...

Bought by WMUU-LP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 3
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Food stamps, Social Security, and Medicaid are not the only, or even the largest, social welfare programs in America. Professor Suzanne Mettler rev...

  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 23:45
Caption: Rahwa Ghirmatzion
What’s a great way to lift up an impoverished population within a struggling city where utility bills can cost twice as much as rent itself? Local,...

Bought by WMUU-LP and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 29:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kaz Makabe
In 2011, in the wake of the devastating nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi reactor, thousands of Japanese people relocated, the world held i...

Bought by WMUU-LP and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 28, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The outsized influence of money in U.S. politics is a problem. Sean McElwee and Professor Tabatha Abu El-Haj describe how donors skew policy and ho...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 38:13
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As the federal government ramps up deportation efforts, myths about sanctuary cities are widespread. Professor Tom Wong shows how local sanctuary p...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 28:46
Caption: Sammy Roth
What do you think of when you hear the word, "billionaires?" Ruthless capitalists? Decadent narcissists? Evil cheese-puffs? What about renewable po...

Bought by WMUU-LP, Yellowstone Public Radio, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 3
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As the public learned of the recent opening of America’s first offshore wind power project, many wondered why it took so long? This week on Sea Cha...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dan Dicker
Fossil fuel is sort of a dirty word in environmental circles, but it still comprises over 80% of the world’s energy consumption. This week on Sea C...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Andrew Winston
What would it take for North America to really reduce pollution? At a minimum, Canada, the U.S., and Mexico would have to jointly commit to increas...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Raj Thamotheram
What will it take to get the CEOs of the world's largest fossil fuel companies to wake up to the realities of climate change? Our guest this week o...

Bought by WMUU-LP and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: May 31, 2016
  • Length: 28:20
  • Purchases: 2