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Making Waves, Making Energy

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If you sit at the edge of Pacific or Atlantic Ocean and watch as waves ferociously slap the sands, you can’t help but recognize the awesome power of the ocean. As you sit there watching, do you ever think, “it sure would be great if we could tap that energy!” Well, it turns out we can. This week on Sea Change Radio, we are talking about wave energy – the processes, both scientific and political, by which wave motion is converted into electricity.

Environmental Journalist Jeff Goodell on Politics, Policy & Coal

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Journalist Jeff Goodell speaks with Alex Wise about his recent Rolling Stone piece on 10 things the White House should do for the environment.

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Journalist Jeff Goodell speaks with Alex Wise about his recent Rolling Stone piece on 10 things the White House should do for the environment.

Wrap It Up: Packaging Solutions

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So many of us try to be responsible, eco-conscious consumers: we walk or bike to our local food co-op or natural foods store, our re-usable canvas shopping bags in tow. But try buying organic or green products that don’t come in petroleum-based plastic packaging and you’ll soon be presented with another slew of challenges. Those of us who’ve been frustrated by this reality will be happy to learn that there are some people and companies working to reduce the use of plastic packaging in the food industry.

Remembering Wangari Maathai (1940-2011)

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This week on Sea Change Radio, we remember the spirit of Nobel Peace Laureate, Wangari Maathai, the founder of The Green Belt Movement, who died this week a the age of 71. Listen to this exclusive interview from 2009 with Sea Change Radio founders Bill Baue and Francesca Rheannon. 

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This week on Sea Change Radio, we remember the spirit of Nobel Peace Laureate, Wangari Maathai, the founder of The Green Belt Movement, who died this week a the age of 71. Listen to this exclusive interview from 2009 with Sea Change Radio founders Bill Baue and Francesca Rheannon. 

Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) on Creating a Clean Energy Nation

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 Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA) talks about peak oil, education, poverty, military & the environment 

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 Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA) talks about peak oil, education, poverty, military & the environment 

Kitt Doucette: From the Frontlines of the Plastic Bag Wars

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 Host Alex Wise speaks to Kitt Doucette, a journalist for Rolling Stone who recently wrote about the war over plastic bags

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 Host Alex Wise speaks to Kitt Doucette, a journalist for Rolling Stone who recently wrote about the war over plastic bags

Filmmaker Josh Tickell: Fueling the Ethanol Debate

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Filmmaker Josh Tickell talks about his latest film "Freedom," which advocates for the expansion of ethanol production

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Filmmaker Josh Tickell talks about his latest film "Freedom," which advocates for the expansion of ethanol production

Salad Days: A discussion with Northern California organic farmer, Thaddeus Barsotti

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This week on Sea Change Radio, host Alex Wise speaks with Thaddeus Barsotti, a second generation organic farmer who grows and distributes fresh fruits and vegetables in Northern California through his family's companies, Capay Organic and Farm Fresh To You. Barsotti talks about the challenges that small farmers face including a distribution system for produce that’s heavily oriented toward large producers and markets.

Road Maps For Responsible Business

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Sustainability consultants Carol Sanford and Bill Baue discuss the current state of corporate social responsibility and the use of the term CSR.

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Sustainability consultants Carol Sanford and Bill Baue discuss the current state of corporate social responsibility and the use of the term CSR.

Richard Heinberg: A Post-Carbon Conversation

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Author Richard Heinberg talks about the policies and conditions that need to be in place for our species to evolve in the face of ballooning population, dwindling resources and global climate change.

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Author Richard Heinberg talks about the policies and conditions that need to be in place for our species to evolve in the face of ballooning population, dwindling resources and global climate change.

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