Category Archives: Podcast

644: Janet Allacker, part 1.5: Joy first

on November 19, 2022 in Podcast

In our second conversation, Janet reveals that she did part of her commitment, but found traveling not by car took longer than she expected and didn’t do it often. At one point in this conversation, she shares she felt she had to reduce pollution. I point out I didn’t say she had to reduce pollution. I invited her to manifest emotions she liked. Our society burdens us with thinking we[…] Keep reading →

643: Gaya Herrington, part 3: Five Insights for Avoiding Global Collapse

on November 15, 2022 in Podcast

At the end of our second conversation, Gaya was finishing her book, leaving KPMG, and soon starting at Schneider Electric. The book just came out, Five Insights for Avoiding Global Collapse: What a 50-Year-Old Model of the World Taught Me About a Way Forward for Us Today (a free download), and she’s worked at Schneider a while. We talk about the book, how the world has tracked two of the[…] Keep reading →

642: Listener Questions 03: Fermentation and my dream job

on November 11, 2022 in Podcast

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The text to my answer to the listener question: What Motivates Me To Care?

on November 6, 2022 in Podcast

A listener asked this question: Where do you think your concern and consideration for others comes from? Is it mostly nature or nurture? (E.g. influence from up bringing). I’m thinking about your social conscience about how your pollution or lack of it has an impact on those you’ve never met. I like to think I care about others but the truth is I continue to do things like drive to[…] Keep reading →

641: Listener Questions, volume 02: What Motivates Me To Care?

on November 6, 2022 in Podcast

Here is the listener’s question this time: Where do you think your concern and consideration for others comes from? Is it mostly nature or nurture? (E.g. influence from up bringing). I’m thinking about your social conscience about how your pollution or lack of it has an impact on those you’ve never met. I like to think I care about others but the truth is I continue to do things like[…] Keep reading →

640: Mark Mills, part 2: Low cost, high availability energy creates wealth

on November 1, 2022 in Podcast

Mark and I share more highly researched, thoughtful conversation on human welfare and the environment. We see things differently, but I consider our conversations the type we should have more of. This session we cover The book Limits to Growth as well as the concepts underlying limits to growth Earth’s carrying capacity How much wealth is consumed by food and fuel, now and historically, and how much it’s dropped How[…] Keep reading →

639: Bruce Robertson and Milad Mousavian: Carbon Capture and Storage Is Not a Climate Solution

on October 26, 2022 in Podcast

I learned of Bruce and Milad’s Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) report, The Carbon Capture Crux – Lessons Learned, with fascination since I held out for carbon capture to be one of the major potential solutions to climate change. Though climate is only one of the many environmental problems risking civilization, it’s one of the big ones. I contacted them to learn what could work or not.[…] Keep reading →

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