A Rude Awakening – May 24, 2024

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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2023 Corporate Media Climate Coverage Continued and the Double Hatching of Cicadas

On today’s show, Media Matters for America‘s climate and energy senior researcher Evlondo Cooper is back to discuss more of his findings from the 2023 climate coverage by corporate media or lack thereof. A new analysis from Media Matters’ Climate and Energy Program found that coverage of environmental justice stories on morning and nightly news … Continued


“Water is Love: Ripples of Regeneration” follows a group of young people grappling with the climate crisis while we journey around the world to share inspiring stories of regenerative ecosystem design to create water retention in communities, villages, and regions. They touch upon traditional ecological knowledge, how water makes climate, and the importance of restoring … Continued


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Connecting to Water – Whollyh2o and Dr. Jennifer Morse

On today’s show, I’ll speak to Whollyh2o’s executive director Elizabeth Dougherty and newsletter content designer and editor Meghan Boyle on their latest waterhood tour and newsletter.  We’ll switch gears just a bit and speak to Portland State University Professor Dr. Jennifer Morse about watershed restorations. Walking Waterhoods tour in Dimond Park Saturday, April 6 at … Continued


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35th Annual Bioneers Conference

On today’s show, I spoke to two amazing climate leaders that will be featured at the 35th annual Bioneers conference.  The first one, Martin Bourque, executive director of Ecology Center and the second, Najari Smith, executive director of Rich City Rides. Bioneers Registration Link:  conference.bioneers.org Ecology Center Resource Link:  https://www.resourcefulapp.com/berkeley/