This week A Rude Awakening is celebrating San Francisco Climate Week with “Getting To Net Zero – A Community Celebration” an event preview and conversation with the event organizers Dr Hari Lamba and Cristina Deptula. Friday’s show will also feature David Kanter discussing the recent wastewater leak at the Piney Point Reservoir in Florida. Last but, … Continued
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A weekly update on climate change and it’s effects on a local, national and international level, with interviews and commentary. Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs.
An in-depth look at community affairs on a local, national and international level, with interviews and commentary. Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs. This episode is a continuation on our discussion of Enbridge and their Line 3 Pipeline in Northern Minnesota. The Line 3 Pipeline will pollute the water and invade sovereign indigenous land. I’ll be in … Continued
Today’s A Rude Awakening is about the CA Teachers Retirement Systems investment in the Line 3 Pipeline in Northern Minnesota. I’ll be speaking to an anonymous educator, two students and an organizer who are going to make the case for divestment. Listen to their fight to stop this environmentally dangerous project.
Discussion with Mallory Picket from Look Out Santa Cruz and Bob Berwyn from Inside Climate News on how California kelp forests have been impacted by global warming and how otters may hold the key to restoring the ecological balance. Naturalist author artist Obi Kaufmann on upcoming reception in Berkeley. photo: Christina Victoria Craft via Unsplash
Today on A Rude Awakening, we present an interview with Tim A. Wise, author and senior advisor for the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy in Mexico, on the latest decree by the President of Mexico to ban the herbicide glyphosate and the cultivation of Genetically Modified (GMO) corn. Then, we’ll give an update on … Continued
On our last day of the fund-drive, you’ll hear more excerpts from an online KPFA event featuring Lama Rod Owens, who speaks on his new book, Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation Through Anger, on harnessing the power of rage by bringing communities of color together through solidarity. The book is an “exploration of … Continued
On today’s fund-drive special and during #BlackHistoryMonth, you’ll hear excerpts from an online KPFA event featuring Lama Rod Owens, who speaks on his new book, Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation Through Anger. The book is an “exploration of our relationship with anger and our individual and collective trauma, inviting us to deeply come … Continued
Philadelphia based environmental journalist at The Grist, Brianna Baker, writes about the problem solvers and change makers in our rapidly changing word. Today, they join us on A Rude Awakening, to discuss their new article, The land-healing work of George Washington Carver, which reports how George Washington Carver, a celebrated African-American agricultural-scientist, was behind the creation of … Continued
Today on A Rude Awakening, environmental justice and disaster preparation go hand in hand. Attorney and council member for the National Justice Advisory Council, Ayako Nagano, discusses a series of upcoming town hall meetings to discuss yet another season of environmental disasters in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. We then speak with Benjamin Preston, … Continued
Sink-holes are making their mark in Siberia, and scientists like Dr. Katey Walter Anthony, professor at the Water and Environmental research center in Fairbanks, Alaska is trying to get to the bottom of it. Anthony speaks to us about the impacts of climate change in the arctic region. Investigative environmental journalist Steve Horne then joins … Continued