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Sustainability Adventurers

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Can a spirit of adventure lead us toward more sustainable living? This week on Sea Change Radio, we try to answer that question.

Here Comes The Sun: Adam Browning part II & Matt Wasson

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Last week on Sea Change Radio host Alex Wise spoke to Adam Browning, the executive director of Vote Solar, a non-profit organization that advocates for solar power adoption. This week, the second part of his discussion with Browning. We discuss the lessons we can learn from success stories like the German solar industry as well as high-profile flops like Solyndra.

Vote Solar's Adam Browning: A Shining Example

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Listening to the national dialogue on energy policy can be a little discouraging. Not only does it feel like progress is not happening fast enough, it often feels like as a regular person you’re just not going to have any way to influence energy policy. Enter Vote Solar. Vote Solar is a grassroots solar policy advocacy organization that reminds us that all politics is local and that tremendous progress can be made by focusing on local regulatory roadblocks.

Not Business As Usual: Bill Reed & Rob Deitz

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"A person who knows that enough is enough will always have enough" - Lao Tzu (6th Century B.C.E.)

Like it or not, we are all consumers to some degree. But when is enough enough exactly? This week on Sea Change Radio, we dive into two very different ends of the consumerism pool. 

Gone Fishin’: Australis Aquaculture CEO Josh Goldman

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Making responsible choices as a seafood consumer has never been more complicated.

Rock & Droll: Chuck Leavell and “Rep.” Jack Kimble

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This week on Sea Change Radio we hear from two very different guests. First, it’s rock and roll legend, conservationist and environmental author, Chuck Leavell. He has played keyboards for the Rolling Stones since 1985 and is also known for his work with artists ranging from The Allman Brothers Band to Eric Clapton to The Black Crowes.

Robert Boyd on the Hydrogen Economy

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One of the most alluring answers to the climate change conundrum is a transition from a fossil fuel-based economy to a hydrogen-based economy. As hydrogen power technology continues to evolve, it certainly seems like a promising way to decarbonize our energy system – but what are the practical considerations?

Zac Unger: Looking Polar Bear Endangerment In The Eye

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We have all seen the mournful image of an unhappy polar bear isolated on a melting ice floe. It conveys the doom of that one bear as well as his species, and implies that we are all headed in that direction if something is not done about global warming.

Strange and Rare Birds: Ralph Steadman & Ceri Levy

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Confronted with the topic of extinct birds, filmmaker and author Ceri Levy took an unorthodox route to raising awareness.

Teeny Weeny Technology: Heather Millar on Nanoparticles

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Here’s a little exercise: take a pen and a blank piece of paper and write down everything you know about nano-technology. If you do this, you may find your essay to be pretty brief. You could take comfort to know you’re not alone in your ignorance of nano-technology. But perhaps you should not be feeling so comforted.

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