Best anthropocene podcasts we could find (Updated June 2017)
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Generation Anthropocene
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Stories about planetary change.
 
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Generation Anthropocene
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Stories about planetary change.
 
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Generation Anthropocene
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Stories and conversations about planetary change. Hosted by Mike Osborne, Miles Traer, and Leslie Chang.Supported by Stanford Earth and Worldview Stanford.
 
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Generation Anthropocene
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Stories about planetary change.
 
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Generation Anthropocene
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Stories about planetary change.
 
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Assembling the Anthropocene
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A collection of talks and other media dealing with geology, deep time, and the epoch of the anthropocene
 
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Generation Anthropocene
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Stories about planetary change.
 
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Generation Anthropocene
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Stories about planetary change.
 
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Dominic and Cymene expose the truth behind a rabid raccoon attack and then (16:46) former CENHS star Matthew Schneider-Mayerson (now Yale-NUS) joins the podcast to talk about his book Peak Oil: Apocalyptic Environmentalism and Libertarian Political Culture (U Chicago Press, 2015). Matthew reminds us how much the threat of “peak oil” and energy ...…
 
[REBROADCAST] Alex interviews Duke University law professor Jedediah Purdy about the political history of nature and its uncertain future.Anywhere you look on the planet, you will find evidence of human behaviour: metalloids in the soil, greenhouse gases in the air, a vortex of trash in the oceans. That is why some scientists have proposed that ...…
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
Two stories of ecological disruption: the great sea star wasting, and a graveyard of trembling aspens. As climate change unfolds, one of the scariest prospects is that we will witness large scale ecosystem collapse. So is that moment already upon us? Will we be able to recognize the symptoms in time, and do we have enough information to take st ...…
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
Sea level rise is a global concern, and on the whole, policy and funding for mitigation aren’t keeping pace. Today on Gen Anthro, producer Isha Salian shares a story about a unique mitigation method in the San Francisco Bay Area – wetlands restoration, which is happening right next door to Silicon Valley’s biggest tech campuses. The Bay Area ha ...…
 
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Environmental Professionals Postulating
 
I am joined again by my wife Iv, so you don’t have to listen to my monotonous tones constantly. It turns out Climate change isn’t just causing the glaciers to melt and driving 200 species to extinction every day, it’s also a threat to international security. According to Major General Munir Muniruzzaman who is the chairman of the Global Militar ...…
 
What will New York City look like in 2140? Scifi author Kim Stanley Robinson’s latest novel explores a possible future in which NYC is partly submerged, due to catastrophic sea level rise. In this conversation with producer Mike Osborne, KSR discusses the bedrock of science and economics in 'New York 2140,' his writing process for the novel, an ...…
 
And have we moved into the Anthropocene, with humans now exerting force on a geological scale?
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
Once upon a time, Miles crashed a server with his project ‘Geology of Game of Thrones’. Today on the show, we're featuring a short piece in which Miles shares the backstory to the project (and the server hullaballoo), as well as the connection he sees between ‘Geology of GoT’ and the Anthropocene. Today’s episode was produced by Eileen Williams ...…
 
This week the Green Majority is taken over by the students of Economics for the Anthropocene. They host a discussion with Beze Gray, one of the tour guides for the 'Toxic Tour' through chemical valley in Sarnia, Ontario and Aamjiwnaang First Nation.We are 100% member supported - Please check out our Patreon page to learn more: www.patreon.com/g ...…
 
Episode Description: In his talk entitled, “Ethics of Science and Experience in the Age of the Anthropocene,” Dr. Evan Thompson explores the relationship between science and contemplative practice in the context of our current geological age of human impact on planet Earth. Using the concept of the “lifeworld” originated by the German Phenomeno ...…
 
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Cultures of Energy
 
Cymene and Dominic speculate about fonts and life after academe. Then the fantastic Claire Colebrook joins us on the pod. We begin by discussing her recent two volume collection, Essays on Extinction (Open Humanities Press, 2014) and what got her interested in thinking about extinction in the first place. We talk about whether human existence h ...…
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
Capitalocene – maybe it doesn’t roll off the tongue, but a group of thinkers argue the term is preferable to Anthropocene because it's more diagnostic of what underlies our environmental problems. One of those thinkers is Christian Parenti, a reporter and scholar. In 2011 Parenti published ‘Tropic of Chaos,’ a book about the connections between ...…
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
We hear a lot in the news about the Antarctic ice sheet melting – but other than climate change, it’s hard to imagine what else threatens a place so cold, so remote, and so seemingly barren. What other ecological protection could the southern continent possibly need? But Antarctica is...a really weird place. No single country “owns” or governs ...…
 
The rapid changes in the global environment have led many scientists to conclude that we are living in a new geological epoch—the Anthropocene—in which human activities have become the dominant driving force transforming the Earth’s natural systems.A recent joint publication by the World Health Organization and Convention on Biological Diversity...…
 
The rapid changes in the global environment have led many scientists to conclude that we are living in a new geological epoch—the Anthropocene—in which human activities have become the dominant driving force transforming the Earth’s natural systems.A recent joint publication by the World Health Organization and Convention on Biological Diversit ...…
 
The rapid changes in the global environment have led many scientists to conclude that we are living in a new geological epoch—the Anthropocene—in which human activities have become the dominant driving force transforming the Earth’s natural systems.A recent joint publication by the World Health Organization and Convention on Biological Diversit ...…
 
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Cultures of Energy
 
Cymene and Dominic process today’s news about the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement as well as yesterday's ExxonMobil shareholder insurrection, which will force the company to start measuring the size of its carbon bubble. Then (18:03) we turn to sunnier places and faces and welcome Amelia Moore from the University of Rhode Island to the ...…
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
How is climate change going to affect national security and the work of our armed forces? On today’s show, Admiral Lee Gunn shares his perspective on this overlooked topic. Now retired from the Navy, Admiral Gunn has been working on connections between climate and military intervention for many years. In this conversation, he discusses the impl ...…
 
‘Trump on Earth’ is a new podcast about the environment under the Trump administration. They’re doing a fantastic job keeping tabs on policy changes coming out of Washington, so today on Gen Anthro, we want to feature one of their episodes – an interview with renowned climate scientist Michael Mann. Back in March, Mann testified before the Hous ...…
 
In this episode, you’ll hear Mandy Baker talk about her project Beyond Drifting: Imperfectly Known Animals, which draws attention to plastic pollution in the environment—seas and oceans in particular. From the project exhibition press release: Plankton form a diverse group of microscopic marine organisms living in the water column, not able to ...…
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
How do cultural constructs, like race, influence our relationship to the natural world? Poet and professor Camille Dungy explores this question by highlighting African-American voices in her 2009 anthology, “Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry.” In this conversation with producer Jackson Roach, Camille shares her pers ...…
 
President Trump’s proposed 2,000-mile long, 30-foot high border wall would obstruct more than just a pretty landscape. It could bring an end to the species that live in the lush coastal grasslands, searing hot deserts, and staggering mountain peaks in the path of the wall. In this episode of Trump on Earth, we team up with a fellow environmenta ...…
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
In the pursuit of justice, Superman leaps tall buildings in a single bound; Ironman uses incredible technology to defeat evil forces; and Batman outfits himself with everything a flying-vigilante-mammal needs to fight the corrupt underbelly of Gotham City. In their own way, every superhero is trying to make the planet a better place for us mere ...…
 
In this special episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Prof. Barbara Creed. Until recently, Barb was Professor of Film Studies at the University of Melbourne. Barb is well know as the author of the classic film studies text ‘The Monstrous-Feminie’. More recently Barb has turned her attention to Animal Studies and in this episode we discuss her ...…
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
Are you a vegetarian, a vegan, or a lapsed vegetarian? Do you eat meat and feel a little conflicted about it? No matter where you fall on the spectrum, Paul Shapiro wants to welcome you into the conversation around animal agriculture. Shapiro is an animal rights activist and the Vice President of Policy for the Humane Society of the United Stat ...…
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
A story about accidental beauty, a changing landscape, disappointed tourists, and the complicated nature of conservation in the Anthropocene.
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
One word: PLASTICS! Plastics get a bad rep when it comes to the environment, but at the same time, we all benefit from this often maligned material. Today on the show, producer Miles Traer talks to materials scientist Odile Madden of the Smithsonian. What plastic artifacts define the modern era, and what should we preserve in museums? Are we in ...…
 
Noam Chomsky spoke at the MIT Starr Forum on March 23, 2017 to the dual danger we are facing today – nuclear extinction and climate change. In a scathing indictment of the current administration Chomsky explained that we are not just sleepwalking into disaster but are purposefully racing to the precipice.In this concluding segment Chomsky begin ...…
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
Today, Ginkgo biloba is a common street tree, found in cities all over the world. But believe it or not, it was once almost lost to extinction. This once global tree retreated into a tiny relic community, only found in a few valleys in China. But about 1,000 years ago, humans discovered ginkgo, thought it was beautiful and useful, and began to ...…
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
What if you you could scoop up a jar of seawater and use it to figure out what species were in that part of the ocean? Today we’re able to do that with a new scientific technique analyzing environmental DNA, or eDNA for short. In this episode, we talk to Ryan Kelly, an ecologist and lawyer at the forefront of eDNA research, about the technique ...…
 
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Fuzzy Logic Science Show
 
What creatures have we become? Clive Hamilton asks in this interview, contemplating how humanity has caused a rupture in the Earth system. We have triggered a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene. The term Earth system is crucial to understanding what this means. At one level, this podcast is an oscillating sound wave. It’s a simple physical ...…
 
You may have heard of the Ice Age but what is the Anthropocene Age? Could we be in it ?
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
Humans are a force radically reshaping the Earth’s surface – but what forces are shaping homo sapiens? Today on the show, we feature two stories. First we look at ongoing human evolution and genetic mutations (btw, we are still evolving). Our second piece is about a human and animal instinct that we rarely think about – the impulse to play.More ...…
 
House Conspiracy's Jonathan O'Brien sits down with Rebekah Evans to discuss truth, ecocentrism, the divide between humanity and nature, and how to create and experience things from outside your own perspective. Rebekah Evans is Brisbane based artist working in the mediums of drawing & weaving. In 2016 Evans studied Fine Arts with Honours at QCA ...…
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
John Holdren was President Obama’s senior advisor on science and technology for eight years. In this conversation with producer Mike Osborne, Holdren discusses Obama’s passion for science and its role in all aspects of American life. He also tells us what it’s like to testify in front of Congress, which he calls “piñata day” (it sounds fun...un ...…
 
Thomas and Sam discuss life changes, beard growth, corporate philosophy officers, existentialism 2.0, and whether the Canon should remain closed or be thrown open. Links: Cremo Beard & Scruff Softener, Astonishingly Superior 30 Second Beard Softener, 4 Ounce Bottle : Beauty Thinking.FM The Minister and The Mystic Episode 1: The Reveal Harrelson ...…
 
Thomas and Sam discuss life changes, beard growth, corporate philosophy officers, existentialism 2.0, and whether the Canon should remain closed or be thrown open. Links: Cremo Beard & Scruff Softener, Astonishingly Superior 30 Second Beard Softener, 4 Ounce Bottle : Beauty Thinking.FM The Minister and The Mystic Episode 1: The Reveal Harrelson ...…
 
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Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
 
– We are Generation Anthropocene, Robert Macfarlane says, but argues that our need for change seems to greatly exceed our capacity to exert it. April 6 2017 writer and scholar Robert Macfarlane gave the talk Deep Time, Thin Place And Thick Speech in the Anthropocene at Litteraturhuset in Oslo.Macfarlane was invited, and the talk was organised b ...…
 
Episode 72: Circadian Rhythms (Social Life in the Anthropocene 9) by Making of a Historian
 
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Generation Anthropocene
 
Today: border critters and beaked whales. Two stories about human actions disrupting the ecosystems and lives of other animals with whom we share the planet. First, a tale of how the U.S. Navy’s sonar activities created an acoustic storm in the Great Bahama Canyon, impacting a population of remarkable, rare whales. Second, we brush the dust off ...…
 
Episode 70: Unwanted Visitors (Social Life in the Anthropocene 8) by Making of a Historian
 
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Cultures of Energy
 
Dominic and Cymene talk diet soda, dementia and the art of titling books and then (13:40) we welcome to the pod UNC English professor Matthew Taylor, author of Universes without Us: Posthuman Cosmologies in American Literature (U Minnesota Press, 2013), to talk about, among other things, the ethics and politics of posthumanism. Matt shares thou ...…
 
Episode 68: City of Darkness, City of Light (Social Life in the Anthropocene 7) by Making of a Historian
 
Episode 67: Strangers in the City (Social Life in the Anthropocene 6) by Making of a Historian
 
Episode 66: Technologies of Distance (Social Life in the Anthropocene 5) by Making of a Historian
 
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