A Rude Awakening – September 23, 2022

A Rude Awakening

An in-depth look at community affairs on a local, national and international level, with interviews and commentary. Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs.

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On today’s show: Fighting for the fisher, in conversation with Noah Greenwald, Endangered Species Director at Center for Biological Diversity, on the recent lawsuit filed to put the fisher on the endangered species list. www.biologicaldiversity.org Tell the Biden Administration to Save These Species act.biologicaldiversity.org/onlineactions Press Release biologicaldiversity.org/w/news/press-releases/lawsuit-aims-to-protect-west-coast-fisher-2022-09-13 Project Drawdown : Climate Solutions 101  UNIT 3: REDUCING SOURCES How … Continued


On Today’s A Rude Awakening: Portions of the Virunga Forest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, auctioned.  I’ll speak to Rainforest Rescue Campaigner Mathias Rittgerott with latest.  Also, I’ll be featuring excerpts of a talk from various representatives of organizations that are fighting against the failed Green Revolution in Africa. PRESS RELEASE: Our Africa, … Continued


An important update on the Jackson Demonstration State Forest from Matt Simmons, lawyer for EPIC Plus I’ll be sharing climate solutions from Project Drawdown with excerpts from an interview with Dr. Navin Ramankutty Places to support and follow SAVE JACKSON STATE FOREST https://savejackson.org Matt Simmons EPIC www.wildcalifornia.org Tribal Chairman Michael Hunter Pomo Land Back www.pomolandback.com … Continued


On today’s show, I’ll speak to Ben Lilliston, Director of Rural Strategies and Climate Change at Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy on his organization’s recent report  True or False? Evaluating solutions for agriculture and climate change www.iatp.org/true-or-false-climate-solutions Then we’ll switch gears and hear one of the six climate solutions presented by PROJECT DRAWDOWN drawdown.org … Continued


On today’s show, I’ll speak to Kenyan agroecology activists Leonida Odongo of Haki Nawiri Afrika  and Anne Maina of Biodiversity and Biosafety Association of Kenya on the state of affairs in light of the recent presidential elections Learn more about Haki Nawiri Afrika hakinawiriafrica.wordpress.com BIBA – Biodiversity and Biosafety Association of Kenya bibakenya.org 


On today’s show I’ll be in conversation with documentary filmmakers Ann Kaneko and Jin Yoo Kim on their latest PBS film Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust manzanardiverted.com Watch  Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust here pbs.org/video/manzanar-diverted-when-water-becomes-dust More about the film An inspired and poetic portrait of a place and its people, MANZANAR, DIVERTED: WHEN WATER … Continued


On today’s show, Mycelium Youth Network Executive Director and Founder Lil Milagro Henriquez and colleague Game Designer Marcy Brown will talk about their upcoming Live Action Role Playing (LARP) event at the Exploratorium. More information here  Death by a Thousand Breaths: A Gaming for Justice Adventure And we’ll switch gears and speak to documentary filmmakers … Continued