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The Steady Stater, hosted by Brian Czech, is a podcast of the Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy, dedicated to exploring limits to growth and sustainable solutions. Czech and his guests discuss the principles of steady-state economics and how they apply to contemporary politics and policy. The Steady Stater airs every Monday at 8:00 a.m. EST.
 
Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast. This podcast is hosted by Aristide Athanassiadis from Metabolism of Cities. In this podcast we interview researchers, policy makers and practitioners to better understand the metabolism of our cities and how to reduce their net environmental impact in a socially just and context-specific way. Bienvenu.e au Podcast Circular Metabolism. Ce podcast est produit par Aristide Athanassiadis membre et co-fondateur de Metabolism of Cities. Dans ce podcast, ...
 
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Conversations with scientists exploring science-based ways to protect the future of our planet, our children, and other creatures that share our World. We live on a planet in crisis. Scientists have warned us about the rapidly increasing dangers of climate change and destruction of the biosphere - specifically in the 1992, 2017 and 2019 World Scientists’ Warnings which were signed by 1,700; 15,000 and 11,000 scientists respectively when issued. Initial episodes of this podcast feature sessio ...
 
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Michael Bayliss of the Post-Growth Australia Podcast likes all kinds of communication, whether it’s hosting thoughtful and conversational interviews, his communications role at Sustainable Population Australia, or spreading ecological messages with his band, Shock Octopus. This week, Brian puts Michael in the hotseat to discuss these projects, Bloc…
 
📺 Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast 📺. Hello everyone and Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast, the bi-weekly meeting where we have in-depth discussions with thinkers, researchers, activists, policy makers and practitioners to better understand the metabolism of our cities and how to reduce their environmental impact in a socially ju…
 
Stephen Mulkey from the University of Florida is known to some as “Dr. Doom.” Yet the “doom” is in the data; Mulkey is just exceptional at compiling and communicating it. A better title might be “Dr. Do.” Consider for example his pivotal role in the divestment movement. His vision for education in a sustainable world goes much further, too. Hear St…
 
Microbes are crucial to most ecological processes, but often overlooked (out of sight, out of mind). Dave Wilkinson discusses what scientists have learned about microbes. He digs into the importance of soil microbes in agriculture, and shares how scientists believe climate change will affect microbes. Wilkinson is visiting Professor in Ecology at t…
 
How should the past inform the future? How should the global inform the local? To get an idea, Brian chats with Helena Norberg-Hodge, founder and director of the long-running non-profit Local Futures. They discuss all manner of topics from the Economics of Happiness and the urbanization of India, to Noam Chomsky and the Localization Action Guide. T…
 
Environmentalist Mike Sparrow shares research he’s found questioning the safety of 5G, wi-fi and other the rapid proliferation of man-made electro-magnetic radiation. The use of radio wave transmission has grown steadily since the BBC was formed in 1922, but in the last thirty years its proliferation has been exponential, driven by broadcasting, co…
 
📺 Bienvenu.e au 37ème épisode du podcast Circular Metabolism: Quelles relations villes-campagnes avec Laëtitia Verhaeghe 📺. Bonjour et Bienvenu au Podcast Circular Metabolism. Le rendez vous bi-hebdomadaire qui interviewe des chercheurs, des décideurs politiques et des praticiens pour mieux comprendre le métabolisme de nos villes et comment réduire…
 
Our guest this week is Dr. Phoebe Barnard, CEO and Executive Director of Stable Planet Alliance, a new organization working to "bend the curve" on population and hyper-consumption. Brian and Phoebe discuss this budding alliance, the World Scientists’ Warning Into Action, and GirlPlanet.Earth, among other topics. If you want to know what forward-thi…
 
This week The Steady Stater podcast reaches its milestone 50th episode. To celebrate we’re doing something a little different: going behind the scenes of CASSE’s history, meeting its staff, and looking to the projects of the future. Plus, Brian shares some of his thoughts on a new biography of Herman Daly. Warning: The review is not entirely positi…
 
📺 Bienvenu.e au 36ème épisode du podcast Circular Metabolism: La ville comme ressource - le cas du bois avec Stephan Kampelmann 📺. Je suis Aristide Athanassiadis de Metabolism of Cities. Dans ce podcast nous interviewons des chercheurs, des décideurs politiques et des praticiens pour mieux comprendre le métabolisme de nos villes et comment réduire …
 
This week Brian is joined by Jonathan Clough, one of the nation’s foremost experts on sea-level rise and its effects on ecosystems. Jonathan and Brian discuss the different methods for observing sea-level rise, the sophisticated SLAMM model, and the potential rates of sea-level rise we might expect. If you’re interested in how these important calcu…
 
Timothée Parrique joins us for a record third appearance on The Steady Stater! Following previous discussions exploring the social limits to growth and the European degrowth movement, Tim and Brian discuss the final part of his dissertation "The Political Economy of Degrowth,” which focuses on policy design. That includes property, work, money and …
 
A massive decline of insects in the world is more significant and alarming than the amount of news coverage would suggest. Of the million and a half species we’ve named so far on the Earth, one million are insects. Yet there are far fewer insects on the planet today than there have been in the past. Top biologist and insect specialist Dave Goulson …
 
📺 Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast 📺. Hello everyone and Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast, I am your host, Aristide from Metabolism of Cities. In this podcast we interview thinkers, researchers, activists, policy makers and practitioners to better understand the metabolism of our cities and how to reduce their environmental impa…
 
Sandy Irvine was a prominent figure in the early days of the Green Party of England and Wales and an Associate Editor at The Ecologist magazine. This week on The Steady Stater, Sandy joins Brian to discuss everything from supergrids to soccer, and Green New Deals to green old people. Sandy Irvine's Green Blog: https://sandyirvineblog.wordpress.com/…
 
One of the biggest messages scientists should warn policymakers with is that “GDP growth is just the wrong goal for the 21st century.” That’s the conclusion reached by Brian Czech, Executive Director of the Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy. In this presentation, Czech quickly hones in on two of the most controversial topics in…
 
Our episode this week covers the delightful (and occasionally dark) world of insects with Professor Dave Goulson, author of the new book Silent Earth. Brian and Dave discuss fireflies, glow-worms, bumblebees and butterflies. They also discuss eating insects, cleaning up cow pies and what can be done to assist our tiny friends. Plus, is Dave the new…
 
Human demand (ecological footprint) now exceeds the limited ecological budget our planet makes available (biocapacity), by at least 74%. “One planet” is not a metaphor; it is a description. It is not a goal, but rather a recognition of our context. Mathis Wackernagel, Ph.D. co-created Ecological Footprint accounting and founded Global Footprint Net…
 
📺 Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast 📺. Hello everyone and Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast, I am your host, Aristide from Metabolism of Cities. In this podcast we interview thinkers, researchers, activists, policy makers and practitioners to better understand the metabolism of our cities and how to reduce their environmental impa…
 
Richard Heinberg has written a lot of powerful (and power-themed) books throughout his career. But his recent release — simply titled 'Power' — is the one that he hopes to be remembered for. Brian talks with the Senior Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute about the role of power in shaping human history, the pathology of power, and whether we as a s…
 
Help Drive Climate Action at COP26 Support our record-breaking campaign for COP26. There are just a few days left. https://bit.ly/warningintoaction What actions must be taken at COP26, and what happens if this doesn't happen? What can individuals do to help tackle the climate crisis? Find out in this short interview with energy expert, Professor Ch…
 
“Growth CAN’T continue, but growth MUST continue on this current paradigm.” This is why we’re “never going to get any meaningful, adequate climate policy through our current political system and our current culture,” according to Shaun Chamberlin, author of The Transition Timeline: For a Local, Resilient Future and executive producer of the film Th…
 
The Steady Stater podcast returns for Season 2! Our first episode also sees the return of our very first guest Laurel Hanscom, CEO of the Global Footprint Network. Laurel and Brian discuss the 2021 rebound of Earth Overshoot Day, the #100DaysOfPossibility campaign in the run up to COP26, acknowledgements of limits to growth creeping into government…
 
📺 Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast 📺. Hello everyone and Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast, I am your host, Aristide from Metabolism of Cities. In this podcast we interview thinkers, researchers, activists, policy makers and practitioners to better understand the metabolism of our cities and how to reduce their environmental impa…
 
Learn how the Reading Hydro Community Benefit Society was formed to deliver hydroelectricity on the Thames for the benefit of the local community. Andy Tunstall describes in detail the planning, finances, hurdles and successes in bringing a carbon free community energy project to the English borough of Reading. Tunstall has a masters degree in rene…
 
Methane, with 23 times the greenhouse effect of carbon dioxide, may be on the verge of a major surge. Methane is already responsible for about 30% of global warming. Arctic ice expert Professor Peter Wadhams shares what is being observed in the Arctic, and it doesn’t bode well for climate disruption and sea level rise. Wadhams is the UK’s most expe…
 
📺 Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast 📺. Hello everyone and Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast, I am your host, Aristide from Metabolism of Cities. In this podcast we interview thinkers, researchers, activists, policy makers and practitioners to better understand the metabolism of our cities and how to reduce their environmental impa…
 
What can we do to reduce the amount of energy we use? Homes can be engineered to maintain comfort without a heating system, according to Tony Cowling, a director of the Reading Hydro Project and Reading Community Energy Society in England. Tony thinks Energy Use Reduction should be our number one priority. In this session, Cowling catalogs the myri…
 
Learn how successful communities can be in leading the energy transition – away from fossil fuels. Pete Capener, Managing Director of Bath & West Community Energy, shares the organization’s experiences and what they have learned. Their vision is for a local area able to supply decreasing local energy demand with increasing generation from renewable…
 
Since oil is a critical raw material for the running of global civilization, it is essential to anticipate how its supply may play out, against demand, in the coming decades. This must be considered in the broader context of our use of energy, overall, and of resources in general. The price of crude oil has crashed in the wake of the Covid-19 crisi…
 
Famed primatologist and anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall shares what she has learned about the most serious challenges facing our civilization and planet. Goodall is a pioneering climate activist whose wide-ranging work has been making a difference for decades. Scientists Warning Europe Managing Director Ed Gemmell sits down for a fascinating discus…
 
Dave Gardner explains why we cannot pin our sustainability hopes exclusively on reducing consumption (which no society has voluntarily done,) and why we should also embrace lowering population - through a voluntary reduction of birthrates (which many countries have done). Addressing this issue can – and must – be ethical, anti-racist, and respectfu…
 
Addressing the factor of population, alongside and in harness with consumption, is progressive, pro-people, and pro-planet. It’s grounded in empowering choice, enabling rights, and promoting positive, available, wanted solutions. It also offers one of the most impactful actions for addressing climate change. Robin Maynard shares facts and enlighten…
 
There is potential for increased carbon capture by using agricultural land differently. Even though carbon dioxide removal is a necessary part of meeting the Paris climate accord goals, it's not discussed as much as GHG reductions, and is even less associated with food. Helen Harwatt is an environmental social scientist, with a focus on food system…
 
📺 Bienvenu.e au 31ème épisode du podcast Circular Metabolism: Vers des villes sobres et Low-Tech avec Philippe Bihouix 📺. Je suis Aristide Athanassiadis de Metabolism of Cities. Dans ce podcast nous interviewons des chercheurs, des décideurs politiques et des praticiens pour mieux comprendre le métabolisme de nos villes et comment réduire leur impa…
 
📺 Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast 📺. Hello everyone and Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast, I am your host, Aristide from Metabolism of Cities. In this podcast we interview thinkers, researchers, activists, policy makers and practitioners to better understand the metabolism of our cities and how to reduce their environmental impa…
 
📺 Welcome to the 29th episode of the Circular Metabolism podcast: "The Role of Urban Infrastructures" with Prof. Sybil Derrible 📺. On today’s episode I wanted to focus on a piece of our cities which I always found a bit boring. It is topic dominated by engineers and which I thought there is nothing new happened since the beginning of the 50s or 70s…
 
📺 Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast 📺. This podcast is hosted by Aristide Athanassiadis from Metabolism of Cities. In this podcast we interview thinkers, researchers, policy makers and practitioners to better understand the metabolism of our cities and how to reduce their environmental impact in a socially just and context-specific way. In…
 
In a first for the Steady Stater, Brian hosts two guests at once. These guests have a lot in common: scientists, civic-minded citizens, organic farmers, and certainly steady staters. As a bonus, they happen to be married, which makes for a smoothly flowing episode. If you want to hear how steady statesmanship percolates at the local government leve…
 
Can we learn from history? It depends on the historian! Hear the erudite Adam Rome reflect upon the roots of American conservation (interesting take), the Progressive Movement, the Dust Bowl, FDR, the Great Suburbanization, Earth Day and more. Adam and Brian emerge from the halls of history to reflect upon the steady-state prospects for the 21st ce…
 
📺 Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast 📺. This podcast is hosted by Aristide Athanassiadis from Metabolism of Cities. In this podcast we interview thinkers, researchers, policy makers and practitioners to better understand the metabolism of our cities and how to reduce their environmental impact in a socially just and context-specific way. In…
 
Sabine O’Hara occupies a unique niche in ecological economics, with numerous titles to show for it. She’s also developed a dynamic research program at the only urban land-grant university in the USA. Listen to Sabine discuss with Brian her theory of production, urban food hubs, capitalism, and input:output analysis. Learn too about CAUSES, the Coll…
 
The balance of nature. Balancing resources among nations. Balancing politics with the raw facts of overpopulation. Working in the population education field is a constant balancing act, and David Paxson has been on the tightrope ever since establishing World Population Balance in 1991. Listen to him discuss his voluminous insights with Brian Czech …
 
We have to fix food. “We can talk about plastic and straws and all this stuff, but we’ve got to do something more urgent, and that’s really our whole shopping basket,” declares Sebastian Pole. We know what the climate problems are and we know some of the solutions. Pole shares some of the most comprehensive research on the benefits of an organic an…
 
📺 Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast 📺. This podcast is hosted by Aristide Athanassiadis from Metabolism of Cities. In this podcast we interview thinkers, researchers, policy makers and practitioners to better understand the metabolism of our cities and how to reduce their environmental impact in a socially just and context-specific way. In…
 
This week’s guest at the Steady Stater is a renaissance man in sustainability studies. Bill Rees conceived the ecological footprint concept, and helped develop the footprinting methodology thereafter. In this episode we explore the concept and do some “backtracking,” too, all the way back to Bill’s original thoughts. Brian and Bill also entertain t…
 
The growth of unsustainable industrialised agriculture is a key driver of climate change - how do we change course? Carol McKenna is Special Advisor to the Chief Executive of Compassion in World Farming and works to achieve systemic change towards regenerative agriculture. She is co-editor of Farming, Food and Nature: Respecting Animals, People and…
 
Ever wonder why 50% of plastic bags have holes—and always near the bottom? What about Hummers; how in heck did those happen? Then we have McMansions, the NRA’s special Kuznets Curve, and “20 % off” everything, all the time! Let Brian Czech guide you through these mysteries of American life, as a bit of comedic relief inches the steady state economy…
 
📺 Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast 📺. This podcast is hosted by Aristide Athanassiadis from Metabolism of Cities. In this podcast we talk with researchers, policy makers and practitioners to understand what makes urban metabolism and economies more circular. On this episode, I am very excited to speak with Julia Steinberger who is a Profe…
 
Kate Raworth may be the most effective economic reformer today. Her vision of a “doughnut economy”—between the hole of poverty and the outer darkness of planetary overshoot—has rolled into Amsterdam and it’s not stopping there. If we roll it out into a “breadstick”—poverty below and overshoot above—does it amount to a steady state economy? Brian an…
 
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