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Progressive Commentary Hour – 07.04.17

Prof. Peter Wadham is a professor of ocean physics and head of the Polar Ocean Physics Group at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University. He is also the former director of the Scott Polar Reseach Institute  He is a recognized and renowned scientist in the field of Arctic region, the impacts of climate change and the rapid loss …

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The Gary Null Show – 06.15.17

A look at an ice-free planet and the failure of governments and institutions to meet the challenges of climate change Prof. Peter Wadham is a professor of ocean physics and head of the Polar Ocean Physics Group at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University. He is also the former director of the Scott Polar Reseach Institute  …

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Resistance Radio – Guest: Katharyn Boyer – 05.28.17

Katharyn Boyer’s work is focused on the ecology and restoration of coastal habitats, primarily salt marshes and seagrass beds. She is particularly interested in how species interact to structure their environments and influence fundamental ecosystem processes such as nutrient cycling. Such basic ecological research has important implications for the restoration of damaged habitats. Today we talk about seagrasses. Download this …

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Resistance Radio – Guest: George Wuerthner – 05.21.17

George Wuerthner is the former Ecological Projects Director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology. He is an ecologist and wildlands activist. He has published 38 books on environmental issues and natural history including such environmentally focused books as Welfare Ranching, Wildfire, Thrillcraft, Energy and most recently Protecting the Wild. Today we talk about what “healthy forest” means, and the role …

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The Gary Null Show – 05.11.17

Donald Trump’s assault on the environment and ecology Bill Snape is the Senior Counsel for the Center for Biological Diversity, a national organization dedicated to the preservation of the biodiversity of wildlife and flora hovering on the brink of extinction and the environmental protection of lands, waters and climate necessary for the survival of species. Bill coordinates the Center’s legal and policy work …

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Global Alert News – 04.25.17

Headlines from all over the globe confirm catastrophes and conflicts are accelerating on every front. The drums of war are beating in Washington as the US military is being used to pressure a growing number of nations around the world toward possible conflict. What crimes connected to the military industrial complex is the corporate media trying to hide from public view? Weather whiplash continues to batter already struggling populations in countless regions. When will the environmental community finally face the most dire threat to the biosphere of all, climate engineering? A National Geographic Magazine article suggests nuclear war could fix our global warming problem, is that what the power structure is pushing for? The latest installment of Global Alert News is below.

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Tonight’s Progressive Commentary Hour!

An early Earth Day special —  A look at climate change in the context of the loss of our global forests. And what can the wisdom of trees teach us about preserving the future of the human species.   If Jane Goodall is the ambassador for the animal kingdom. If Vandana Shiva is the ambassador for seeds and organic foods. …

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Slavko Nissl – Monsanto GMO Seeds in Nigeria, Breaking the Agricultural Cycle, Complicity of UN World Food Program

Nigeria’s Farmers Alliance of over 14 million farmers have called on all farmers especially in the Northeast to reject the genetically modified organisms (GMO) and Hybrid seeds distributed by the United Nation’s World Food Program (WFP) and the World Bank. The body in a letter to the UN Security Council (UNSC), called for intervention to stop WFP and World Bank …

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Climate models may underestimate future warming on tropical mountains

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — In few places are the effects of climate change more pronounced than on tropical peaks like Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya, where centuries-old glaciers have all but melted completely away. Now, new research suggests that future warming on these peaks could be even greater than climate models currently predict. Researchers led by a Brown University …