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Ecologistics Podcast

Meet the environmental and social justice changemakers who are taking on the world’s wicked problems head-on with new and inventive solutions.

You will come away inspired and hopeful.

Feb 27, 2021

City Repair is a Portland-based nonprofit that facilitates artistic and ecologically-oriented placemaking through projects that honor the interconnection of human communities and the natural world.  Join us as we talk to Mark Lakeman, founder of City Repair.

Jan 19, 2021

Stanford Professor Mark Z. Jacobson discusses his roadmaps to convert 139 countries to 100% wind, water and sunlight for all energy purposes.  Prof. Jacobson has testified before Congress and governmental agencies on this subject, was a guest on the Letterman show and spoke at the 2020 Central Coast...

Oct 28, 2020

Known as the “upside-down river,” the Salinas River has its source in San Luis Obispo County and runs north to empty into Monterey Bay.   The river and its two tributaries are dammed by three dams, creating difficulties for native steelhead trout to come upstream to spawn.  Polluted with agriculture runoff and...

Jul 5, 2020

In 2018, San Luis Obispo city leaders set an ambitious target date for achieving carbon neutrality: 2035.  This is a decade sooner than the same goal set by former Governor Jerry Brown for the State of California.  How are they going to do this?  Our guests Mayor Heidi Harmon and Sustainability Manager Chris...

Apr 20, 2020

Eileen Crist, author and associate professor in the Department of Science, Technology and Society at Virginia Tech, discusses her latest book, "Abundant Earth."  Crist calls for a profound shift in the way humanity is addressing the extinction crisis.