Episode #70: Tyler Poulson, Salt Lake City Sustainability (SLCgreen)

Matt chats with Tyler, the city’s Sustainability Program Manager, about SLC’s’s efforts to push effective climate change policies. First, they talk about the greenhouse gas inventory the city did, which found that the biggest part of the carbon footprint of the average city resident comes from buying power from Rocky Mountain …

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NEWS: Rolly: Climate-change denier to speak at energy summit — and you’re paying for it

PAUL ROLLY The Salt Lake Tribune Aug 28 2016 The keynote speaker for Uintah County’s annual Uintah Basin Energy Summit is a controversial climate-change denier noted for right-wing propaganda and smear campaigns against scientists who warn about global warming. Marc Morano — who will join several prominent speakers at the …

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Episode #48: Kathleen Moore, “Great Tide Rising: Finding Clarity and Moral Courage to Confront Climate Change”

Matt talks to Kathleen, an author, activist and professor about her new book, Great Tide Rising: Finding Clarity and Moral Courage to Confront Climate Change, which makes a case for why a moral and ethical imperative must underlie a commitment to widespread environmental change. They discuss environmental values that could …

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Episode #47: Derrick Jensen, “The Myth of Human Supremacy”

A fascinating talk with the provocative Derrick Jensen, a philosopher and activist and the author of a new book, The Myth of Human Supremacy, about whether people are superior to other life forms. Matt pushes Derrick to explain his attitude that the sustainability movement is inherently and deeply flawed (well articulated …

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Episode #46: Jean Hill, Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City

Jean describes her work fighting for the poor and vulnerable as the Government Liason for the Salt Lake diocese. They talk about the issues the Catholic church gets involved in, how they communicate their work to congregations, and their relationship with the LDS church. Jean and Matt discuss how Pope Francis’ encyclical …

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