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Rethinking Growth Part 5: Becoming Human

Michael chats with the University of Florida's Susan Paulson about the human side of rethinking growth. They discuss the problem of exploitation and inequality and how...

Rethinking Growth Part 4: Higher Education

Michael chats with Yale-NUS College’s Michael Maniates about the role of higher education in rethinking growth. They talk about the connection between economic growth ...

Rethinking Growth Part 3: Debt

Michael chats with Erasmus University Rotterdam's Julien-Francois Gerber about how debt impacts our ability to rethink growth. They discuss the relationship between cr...

Rethinking Growth Part 2: Work

Michael chats with Concordia University’s Bengi Akbulut about the future of work in a world rethinking growth. They start by discussing Bengi’s Turkish heritage and cr...

Rethinking Growth Part 1: Innovation

Michael chats with the University of Vigo’s Mario Pansera about innovation's role in rethinking growth. They discuss his Post-Growth Innovation Lab's work, including t...

In Over My Head: Rethinking Growth Trailer

Growth - especially the green kind - is always good, right? But to actually solve the climate crisis perhaps we need to rethink our reverence for the gospel of growth....

The Little Things: Kitchenware

In this new segment, Michael explores the little everyday choices we make to lower our environmental impact. He talks to the University of Michigan's Shelie Miller abo...

Planet-saving Superstar: New Myrnam School

In this special edition of Planet-saving superstar, Michael takes a road trip to New Myrnam School east of Edmonton Alberta to see the sustainable building projects th...

Catching Up Over Coffee with Kathleen Sheppard

Michael briefly sat down with Kathleen Sheppard from Environment Lethbridge to reminisce about the inaugural episode, and chat about what Environment Lethbridge is up ...

Changing Minds Part 6: Misinformation & Mistrust

Michael speaks with the University of Oxford’s Sacha Altay about how misinformation and mistrust affect our ability to take action on the climate crisis.

Changing Minds Part 5: Getting Emotional

Michael speaks with the University of Groningen’s Linda Steg about the connection between emotion and pro-environmental behaviour.

Changing Minds Part 4: Slaying our Dragons

Michael speaks with the University of Victoria’s Robert Gifford to discuss the excuses we make to avoid acting, called the Dragons of Inaction.

Changing Minds Part 3: Mental Health

Michael speaks with the College of Wooster’s Susan Clayton all about our mental health and climate change.

Changing Minds Part 2: Culture Shift

Michael speaks with Chris Bryant all about changing the culture when it comes to cultured meat.

Changing Minds Part 1: Climate Comedy

Michael talks with the University of Colorado Boulder’s Beth Osnes about how comedy motivates climate action.

In Over My Head: Changing Minds Trailer

Michael talks with experts from around the world about environmental psychology. From confirmation bias to cognitive dissonance, they'll be thinking deeply about all t...

Planter-saving Superstar: Alison Gu

Michael chats with Alison Gu, who at the age of 24 became a Councillor for the city of Burnaby British Columbia.

Our Digital Life Part 6: The Cloud

Michael speaks with MIT anthropologist Steven Gonzalez about the human side of The Cloud.

Our Digital Life Part 5: Artificial Intelligence

Michael speaks with Ostfold University College's Henrik Saetra about the role of Artificial Intelligence in sustainable development.

Our Digital Life Part 4: Smart Green World

Michael speaks with TU Berlin's Tilman Santarius about making our world greener through digitalization.

Our Digital Life Part 3: The Right to Repair

Michael speaks with The Restart Project's Ugo Vallauri about repairing our electronic devices.

Our Digital Life Part 2: Video Streaming

Michael speaks with Lancaster University's Dr. Kelly Widdicks all about video streaming and our demand for data.

Our Digital Life Part 1: Sustainable Delivery

Michael speaks with the University of Washington's Dr. Anne Goodchild about making the delivery of our packages more sustainable.

In Over My Head: Our Digital Life Trailer

Michael connects virtually with experts from around the world to talk about our digital life. He's going to try and figure out how all our clicks, comments, and consta...

BONUS: The Carbon Footprint of Cash

Michael chats with Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi all about the carbon footprint of cash.

Planet-saving Superstar: Megan Takeda-Tully

Michael chats with Megan Takeda-Tully, Founder and CEO of Suppli, a Toronto-based reusable takeout container company.

Money Part 6: Investments

Michael talks with Michael Kind all about the power of investments to save the planet.

Money Part 5: The Anti-Consumer

Michael chats with Michael SW Lee, Director of The International Centre of Anti-Consumption Research all about anti-consumption.

Money Part 4: Rebound Effects

Michael chats with David Font Vivanco all about the relationship between efficiency and consumption, known as rebound effects, and how this applies to our money and so...

Money Part 3: Carbon Offsets

Michael talks with Anja Kollmuss all about buying carbon offsets. Anja explains what they are, how they work, and if they are an effective way to use our money to addr...

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