On today’s episode, host Sabrina Jacobs speaks first with Jan Spencer, a suburban permaculturalist, who speaks on how people can get their hands dirty in their daily lives and also connect with Spencer online through various upcoming events. We then turn towards northern California, as Jacobs connects with the executive director of Restore the Delta, … Continued
A Rude Awakening
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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.
Today on A Rude Awakening, we speak with two front-line activists, Will Falk and Max Wilbert, who are fighting to save Thacker Pass in Nevada, against the construction of the Silver Peak lithium mine near Winnemucca. We then speak with, Akshat Rathi, a journalist at Bloomberg, about why large companies are not reporting on their … Continued
On today’s show, host Sabrina Jacobs once against speaks with Austrian based freelance environmental journalist Bob Berwyn on the need for the implementation of the Green New Deal. We also continue our conversation with the Nature Conservancy’s Michelle Passero on their recently published Roadmap to Nature Based Climate Solutions. photo: Jonatan Pie via Unsplash
On today’s show, host Sabrina Jacobs speaks to Austrian based freelance environmental reporter Bob Berwyn on his latest article for Inside Climate News entitled, “Many Scientists Now Say Global Warming Could Stop Relatively Quickly After Emissions Go to Zero.” Jacob also speaks to activist LaDonna Williams on the push back on the appointment of California … Continued
Happy New Year! We made it to 2021. Thanks to all our listeners for helping KPFA meet its winter-fund raising goals. On today’s show, we feature an interview with Flannery Winchester, the communications director of Citizen’s Climate Lobby, which is a non-partisan grassroots non-profit which has chapters and volunteers across the US, and is involved … Continued
In an effort to demystify the Green New Deal, on this episode of A Rude Awakening, we speak with Ethan Elkind, the Director of the Climate Program Center for Law, Energy & the Environment at UC Berkeley, the author of Railtown and host of City Visions Radio. We are also joined with Betony Jones, the … Continued
On today’s show, Sabrina Jacobs hosts a fund-drive special event, featuring a conversation with Sam Calish of Rewiring America. Calish discusses Rewiring America’s vision of solving the climate crisis by utilizing technology to de-carbonization the way that Americans live and through the creation of green jobs. We also are joined by a special KPFA guest! … Continued
On today’s show, we have some breaking news, as we speak with Shoshana Wechsler of the Sunflower Alliance about the recent victory in the fight against the dredging of the bay for the purpose of deepening shipping channels in order to better transport fossil fuels. We also speak with artist and environmentalist Obi Kaufmann. photo: … Continued
On this episode, we feature and interview with Steve Horn, investigative climate reporter with the Real News Network, were were touch on California Governor Gavin Newsome and fracking. We then speak with Michelle Passero, about how to get through climate change, naturally, as well as reading some new reports. PHOTO: NOAA
An in-depth look at community affairs on a local, national and international level, with interviews and commentary. Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs.