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Hello Climate Change

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Hi, I'm Amy, an ordinary white middle-class American waking up to climate change. Join me and my loved ones as we grapple with this most critical issue and work to reclaim our power as citizens.

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Hi, I'm Amy, an ordinary white middle-class American waking up to climate change. Join me and my loved ones as we grapple with this most critical issue and work to reclaim our power as citizens.

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GREAT JOB!

By MattMcWilliams - Jun 18 2015
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WOW….Hello Climate Change Podcast is flat out awesome. Good production quality. Easy to listen. Very impressed Amy. Keep bringing it.

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GREAT JOB!

By MattMcWilliams - Jun 18 2015
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WOW….Hello Climate Change Podcast is flat out awesome. Good production quality. Easy to listen. Very impressed Amy. Keep bringing it.
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Hello Climate Change

Latest release on Apr 23, 2017

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Changing The System

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In order to change it, you have to understand it: campaign finance reform, Citizen's United, Super PACs, and United States government basics with Brendan McPherson. More on the movement for campaign finance reform here: https://www.ted.com/talks/lawrence_lessig_the_unstoppable_walk_to_political_reform?language=en

Aug 21 2015

46mins

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Rank #2: Psychology Of Action

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How to change the world while frazzled, distracted, and rushed? The brilliant Beth Hudson-Hankins and I discuss baby steps, composting, and the psychology of climate change communication. The guidebook we discuss is here: http://guide.cred.columbia.edu/ and the Naomi Klein talk is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4b2B-ys3N1o

Jul 06 2015

42mins

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Rank #3: Environmental Consultant Ellen Moyer

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Talking with environmental consultant and author Ellen Moyer about her work, her ideas, and why climate change can be seen as an opportunity. More about Ellen here: http://ellenmoyerphd.com

Jul 20 2015

48mins

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Rank #4: Catching Up

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Catching up with Jim after vacation, contemplating racism, consumption, profit motive, the presidential election race, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and the prospect of 100 conversations on climate change. Let me know what you think at http://hellocc.info or via the Hello Climate Change Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/helloclimatechange

Aug 10 2015

26mins

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Rank #5: Zen And The Art Of Changing The World

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Talking with Randy McMahon about what makes for effective change-making, Transition Towns, and meditation as a tool for activists.

Jul 26 2015

54mins

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Rank #6: Confession Time

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After suddenly waking up to climate change, navigating the temptation to go back to sleep. Great conversation with Jim McPherson. Some recent perspective on the world poverty:
From The Economist: http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2013/06/economist-explains-0
From Business Ethics: http://business-ethics.com/2012/03/27/9309-world-bank-new-data-show-historic-declines-in-global-poverty/
From the World Bank: http://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/poverty/overview

Sep 14 2015

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Rank #7: The Power Of Divestment

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The environmental impact of investing. Some words from the world of finance with Ken Marienau on corporate, municipal, and personal finance. Some resources on this topic: Fossil Free Funds http://fossilfreefunds.org/ , 350.org's GoFossilFree http://gofossilfree.org/ , and Carbon Tracker http://www.carbontracker.org/ . Ken's company is Mission Markets, http://www.missionmarkets.com/ .

Sep 24 2015

34mins

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Rank #8: Social Justice & Climate Connections

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Inspiring conversation on addressing issues of social justice and how that relates to climate change, with Errica Saunders, co-cordinator of 350 Massachusetts for a Better Future (more info here: http://www.betterfutureproject.org/350mass_webpage ). Psychology of Climate Change Communication info here: http://guide.cred.columbia.edu/

Aug 27 2015

45mins

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Rank #9: The Latest Climate Science With Anji Seth

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Recent news in science & climate change politics, plus thoughts on James Hansen, Elon Musk, COP21, and the way scientists communicate. Check out Hans Rosling's TED talks here: https://www.ted.com/speakers/hans_rosling

Sep 08 2015

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Rank #10: Society and Climate Change

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Inspiring conversation with sociologist Phoebe Godfrey on social justice, community, personal growth, and authentic action vs reaction. Read her essay on the connection between climate change, racism, and homophobia here: http://flashpageturn.com/?ID=10014858_540664

Oct 13 2015

55mins

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Rank #11: Department Of Energy And Environmental Protection - Pat Bowe

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Pat Bowe of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection discusses incinerators, gas pipelines, recycling, and more.

Jun 30 2015

46mins

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Rank #12: BONUS Round: Errica Saunders

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The episode after the episode with Errica Saunders: discussing 350.org, #BlackLivesMatter, economic justice, Hurricane Katrina, and becoming (and remaining) an activist.

Aug 28 2015

22mins

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Rank #13: Privilege In The United States

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Reorienting ourselves to the reality of climate change and our role in causing it as privileged middle class people in the United States. How rich are you? Check out where you fall on the Global Rich List: http://www.globalrichlist.com

Jul 14 2015

40mins

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Rank #14: The Human Community

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Empathy, dialogue, and the task of intentionally evolving humanity—a conversation with educator and humanitarian Sarah Buie of Clark University. Links to resources mentioned at hellocc.info

Feb 12 2017

32mins

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Rank #15: Asking a Climate Scientist: How Are You?

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Discussing the latest climate science, taking political action, and using social media constructively—a conversation with climate scientist Anji Seth of the University of Connecticut. See resources mentioned at http://hellocc.info

Feb 09 2017

52mins

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Rank #16: BONUS round: Tending the Emotional Landscape

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Continued conversation with Cherese Matthews: community, individual relationships, and the great divide between Trump supporters and the rest of us. The article I mentioned on fundamentalists of the "deep red" states: http://www.alternet.org/election-2016/rural-america-understanding-isnt-problem

Feb 03 2017

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Rank #17: Showing Up

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Taking action, self-care, privilege, Facebook, and the power of community with activist and friend Cherese Matthews.

See the Women's March from every continent in the New York Times here: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/01/21/world/womens-march-pictures.html?_r=0 and the animated statistics on wealth disparity here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPKKQnijnsM

Feb 02 2017

56mins

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Rank #18: Sustainability from the Ground Up

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Sustainable forestry, small-scale farming, and changing the world one town at a time with Director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy, Lynn Stoddard. More resources at http://hellocc.info

Jan 23 2017

54mins

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Rank #19: Becoming a Creative Communicator

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Exploring the social, personal, and academics of climate change with University of Connecticut sociologist Phoebe Godfrey. See http://hellocc.info for resources mentioned in the conversation.

Jan 17 2017

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Rank #20: BONUS round: Weather Channel President David Clark

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Sometimes the best part of the conversation happens when the conversation is over.

Jan 12 2017

12mins

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