On today’s show: 0:08 – Craig Tucker (@scraigtucker), the Natural Resources Policy Advisor for the Karuk Tribe joins us to discuss the ongoing dispute over water rights between ranchers, farmers, and tribes on the dwindling Shasta River. 0:33 – Wendsler Nosie Sr., former Chair and current Councilmember of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and Vernelda … Continued


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Collapsing insect populations threaten environmental collapse; Plus how the black timber market devastates California’s ecological system

7:08 – Insects are often thought of as pests, but they’re faced with a profound environmental collapse. Oliver Milman (@olliemilman), an environment correspondent for the Guardian, joins us to discuss his latest book, The Insect Crisis: The Fall of the Tiny Empires That Run the World. 7:33 –  Lyndsie Bourgon (@lbourgon) is a writer and oral … Continued


  0:08 – Deadly floods in Pakistan kill over 1,100 people and displace more than 33 million residents. We discuss with Cyril Almeida (@cyalm) who has spent over a decade covering the government-military nexus in Pakistan. 0:33 – We discuss climate change and megafloods in California with Daniel Swain (@Weather_West), a climate scientist at UCLA … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Andrew Perez (@andrewperezdc), senior editor and reporter at The Lever, discusses the $1.6 billion dark money donation funding a Republican political advocacy group founded by Leonardo Leo, vice president of the Federalist Society. 0:33 – Newsom recently introduced emergency legislation to extend the life of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. We … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – David Senn, Senior Scientist at the San Francisco Estuary Institute discusses the red tide and associated fish kills observed around the SF Bay. 0:33 – Trades unions overcome gridlock over housing bills. We discuss with Manuela Tobias (@manuelatobiasm), housing reporter for the non-profit newsroom, CalMatters and co-host of Gimme Shelter … Continued


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Lessons from postcolonial Barbados on sovereign debt and the climate crisis

0:08 – We spend the hour with Abrahm Lustgarten (@abrahml), an environmental reporter at ProPublica who investigates the intersection of business, climate and energy. We discuss an article he wrote about climate debt, co-published by ProPublica / New York Times Magaine, Barbados Resists Climate Colonialism in an Effort to Survive the Costs of Global Warming.


0:08 – The California Air Resources Board is expected to decide today on a new zero emissions vehicle mandate. Nadia Lopez (@n_llopez), a reporter for CalMatters who covers environmental policy issues joins us to unpack the implications. 0:33 – Tomorrow morning, a San Francisco federal judge will evaluate the temporary restraining order that stopped Caltrans … Continued