Episode 3.2: Can we eat our way to sustainability? A deep dive into sustainable protein

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To consume or not consume meat? That is the question plaguing many an environmentally conscious person as we grapple with our personal responsibilites in the face of a warming climate. However, as our guests Paige Stanley, PhD Candidate at the …

Episode 3.2: Can we eat our way to sustainability? A deep dive into sustainable protein

Episode 3.2: Can we eat our way to sustainability? A deep dive into sustainable protein To consume or not consume meat? That is the question plaguing many an environmentally conscious person as we grapple with our personal responsibilities in the …

Episode 3.1: What does it mean to be an Eco-Citizen? Intro to Everyday Ecopolitics Season Three

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What is eco-citizenship and what does it entail? These are the overarching questions that guide this episode’s discussions with Manvi Bhalla, Graduate Student and Co-Founder of Shake Up The Establishment & missINFORMED, and Kimberly Nicholas, Associate Professor of Sustainability Science …

Episode 3.1: What does it mean to be an Eco-Citizen? Intro to Everyday Ecopolitics Season Three

Episode 3.1: What does it mean to be an Eco-Citizen? Intro to Everyday Ecopolitics Season Three What is eco-citizenship and what does it entail? These are the overarching questions that guide this episode’s discussions with Manvi Bhalla, Graduate Student and Co-Founder …

Episode 2.14: Global Cities, Environmental Politics, and Low Carbon Transition

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Just over a decade ago, the world’s urban population surpassed its rural population in a trend of urbanization that is expected to continue for decades to come. This trend has raised some interesting questions with respect to how cities can …

Episode 2.14: Global Cities, Environmental Politics, and Low Carbon Transition

Episode 2.14: Global Cities, Environmental Politics, and Low Carbon TransitionJust over a decade ago, the world’s urban population surpassed its rural population in a trend of urbanization that is expected to continue for decades to come. This trend has raised …

Episode 2.13: Resources, Population and the Global Environment: A Case Study in Water

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Recorded on World Water Day, in this episode, we speak with Dr. Farhana Sultana, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and the Environment and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University to discuss all things …

Episode 2.13: Resources, Population and the Global Environment: A Case Study in Water

Episode 2.13: Resources, Population and the Global Environment: A Case Study in WaterRecorded on World Water Day, in this episode, we speak with Dr. Farhana Sultana, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and the Environment and the Maxwell School …

Episode 2.12: Metaphors for Climate Governance

Episode 2.12: Metaphors for Climate GovernanceIn this episode, which is a re-broadcast of an episode from Season 1, we speak with Steven Bernstein, Distinguished Professor of Global Environmental and Sustainability Governance, University of Toronto, and Matthew Hoffmann, Professor of Political …

Episode 2.12: Metaphors for Climate Governance

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In this episode, which is a re-broadcast of an episode from Season 1, we speak with Steven Bernstein, Distinguished Professor of Global Environmental and Sustainability Governance, University of Toronto, and Matthew Hoffmann, Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto, about …

Episode 2.11: Growth, Degrowth, Agrowth

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What is the relationship between economic growth and the environment? What is ‘green growth’ and why does the degrowth movement oppose it? And what does it mean to be agnostic about growth in the context of sustainability? In this episode …

Episode 2.11: Growth, Degrowth, Agrowth

Episode 2.11: Growth, Degrowth, AgrowthWhat is the relationship between economic growth and the environment? What is ‘green growth’ and why does the degrowth movement oppose it? And what does it mean to be agnostic about growth in the context of …

Episode 2.10: Dairy Cows, Climate Change and Settler Colonialism: Insights from Aotearoa/New Zealand

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Aotearoa/New Zealand’s dairy sector contributes 1/4 of that country’s greenhouse gas emissions. Dr John Reid (University of Canterbury), and Dr. Hugh Campbell (University of Otago), show us how Māori sustainability values are having a growing influence on the sector’s response …

Episode 2.10: Dairy Cows, Climate Change and Settler Colonialism: Insights from Aotearoa/New Zealand

Episode 2.10: Dairy Cows, Climate Change and Settler Colonialism: Insights from Aotearoa/New ZealandIn this episode we talk about dairy farming and climate change in Aotearoa/New Zealand, focusing on how settler-colonial dynamics shape this complex story. New Zealand’s dairy sector contributes …

Episode 2.8: Environmental Justice and the Anthropocene

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In this episode we talk about Indigenous environmental justice with Dr. Kyle Whyte (University of Michigan, and citizen of the Potawatomi Nation). Dr. Whyte explains how indigenous knowledge, identity, and kinship networks can reshape contemporary ecological politics.

Episode 2.8: Environmental Justice and the Anthropocene

Episode 2.8: Environmental Justice and the AnthropoceneIn this episode we talk about Indigenous environmental justice with Dr. Kyle Whyte, George Willis Pack Professor of Environment and Sustainability at University of Michigan, and a citizen of the Potawatomi Nation. The conversation …

Episode 2.7: Multilateral Agreements and Institutions in Global Ecopolitics

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In this episode we talk with Dr. Radoslav Dimitrov, Associate Professor at Western University to learn more about multilateral environmental agreements. How are they created? How are they enforced? Dr. Dimitrov also explains why some MEAs are essentially “hollow” or …

Episode 2.7: Multilateral Agreements and Institutions in Global Ecopolitics

Episode 2.7: Multilateral Agreements and Institutions in Global EcopoliticsIn this episode we talk with Dr. Radoslav Dimitrov, Associate Professor at Western University to learn more about multilateral environmental agreements. How are they created? How are they enforced? Dr. Dimitrov also …

Episode 2.6: Great Power Politics and the Environment

Episode 2.6: Great Power Politics and the EnvironmentWhat influence do the world’s most powerful nations have on global environmental politics? In this episode, Dr. Yixian Sun, Assistant Professor in International Development at the University of Bath, and Dr. Matthew Paterson, …

Episode 2.6: Great Power Politics and the Environment

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Dr. Yixian Sun (University of Bath), and Dr. Matthew Paterson (University of Manchester), explain how the world’s most powerful countries – from Great Powers in the G7 to emerging powers in the BRICS – shape ecopolitical outcomes on the global …

Episode 2.2: Introduction to Global Ecopolitics – Part 2

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In this episode, we speak with Dr. Hayley Stevenson, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at l’Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, and Dr. Simon Dalby, Professor at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, …

Episode 2.2: Introduction to Global Ecopolitics 2

Episode 2.2: Introduction to Global EcoPolitics 2In this episode, we speak with Dr. Hayley Stevenson, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at l’Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, and Dr. Simon Dalby, Professor at …

Episode 1.16: Pathways to Sustainable Food Systems

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The global food system is a very complex set of systems that look incredibly different in different parts of the world. In this episode, we take a look at food systems in Nairobi, Kenya, and in Newfoundland, Canada with our …

Episode 1.16: Pathways to Sustainable Food Systems

Episode 16: Pathways to Sustainable Food SystemsAchieving more sustainable food systems is a messy business because the stakes are so high for all involved. In this episode, we look at the state of food systems generally, and then critically analyze …

Episode 1.14: Corporate Social Responsibility

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Greenwashing, or legitimate Corporate Social Responsibility? Dr. Hamish van der Ven (McGill) helps us understand these concepts before walking us through two case studies.

Episode 1.14: Corporate Social Responsibility

Episode 14: Corporate SOcial ResponsibilityGreenwashing, or legitimate Corporate Social Responsibility? It can be hard to tell the difference. In this episode, Dr. Hamish van der Ven, Assistant Professor at the School of Environment and Department of Political Science at McGill …

Episode 1.12: The Politics of Decarbonization

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Proposing a new metaphor for decarbonization, Dr. Steven Bernstein (Toronto) and Dr. Matthew Hoffmann (Toronto) discuss how we might challenge carbon lock-in from local action to global governance.

Episode 1.12: The Politics of Decarbonization

Episode 12: The Politics of Decarbonization In this episode, we speak with Steven Bernstein, Distinguished Professor of Global Environmental and Sustainability Governance, University of Toronto, and Matthew Hoffmann, Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto, about carbon lock-in (the ways …

Episode 1.6: Federalism, Party Politics and Environment

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The environmental policy process in Canada is complicated. With its division of powers between provinces and the federal government, Canada’s federalist structure has tended to serve as a barrier to achieving consistent nation-wide environmental policy change. In this episode, Dr. …

Episode 1.4: Environmental Racism & Justice in Canada

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Racism and colonialism are deeply entrenched in the field of ecopolitics. In this episode, we talk with Dr. Andil Gosine, professor in the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change at York University, and Tzazná Miranda Leal, Workers Rights Organizer and …