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Radicle Radio Episode I

Welcome to Radicle Radio, the environmental audio blog-cast!  Are you interested in nature and the environment?  Are you curious about what is going on in the area and how you can be a part of it?  Do you have an iPod?  Check out the first ever (and hopefully not last) episode, downloadable for free at:

http://www.zshare.net/audio/7431045257010e14/

Radicle Radio seeks to explore the roots of our environmental problems in an entertaining, creative, and thought-provoking way.  Not that radical.

Links from the Episode:

Who eats bugs?  http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/04/0416_040416_eatingcicadas.html

Saul Griffith on the challenges of renewable energy:

http://blog.longnow.org/2009/01/19/saul-griffith-climate-change-recalculated/

http://assets.en.oreilly.com/1/event/8/Energy%20Literacy%20Presentation.pdf

The world’s governments are concerned about climate change http://unfccc.int/2860.php but still may not be doing enough  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/24/AR2009092402602.html

This episode, including the statistics used regarding consumption rates compared to population rates, draws heavily from the essay “The Rise and Fall of Consumer Cultures” by Erik Assadourian in the 2010 State of the World Report:

Assadourian, E. (2010). “The Rise and Fall of Consumer Cultures”. 2010 State of the World:  Transforming Cultures-From Consumption to Sustainability. New York:  W.W. Norton & Company.  p. 3-20.

Music Used:

“Pfrancing (No Blues)” by Joe Henderson. So Near, So Far: Musings for Miles. 1992.

“Ahuvati” by Kaki King. …Until We Felt Red. 2006.

“Out of Egypt, into the Great Laugh of Mankind, and I Shake the Dirt from My Sandals as I Run” by Sufjan Stevens. Come on feel the Illinoise. 2005.

“Water Fountain Quicksand” by Railroad Earth. The Good Life. 2004.