Ending War, Stopping Climate Change, Intergenerational Activism

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Today’s show was about how to end the war against the planet! We brought together activists from the 1960’s anti-war movement and the modern environmental movement to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the first Teach-In against the Vietnam War right here at the Univeristy of Michigan in 1965. In the studio our hosts, Sam Molnar and Andrea Kraus were joined by guests; Tom Hayden, Richard Mann, Ellen Loubert, and Joanna Theilin. Our mission was to find out what can the young learn from the elders? What can the elders can learn from the young? And how to stop war and climate change in one fall of the axe.

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Growing Authentic Leaders from Communities Most Impacted by Environmental Injustice and Climate Change

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On this week’s show, our hosts Rebecca Hardin, Whitney Smith and Nicholas Bruscato discussed Growing Authentic Leaders from Communities Most Impacted by Environmental Injustice and Climate Change with the distinguished Dr. Robert Bullard – “The Father of Environmental Justice” and current Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University
What is Environmental Justice?
Environmental Justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies (Environmental Protection Agency, 2015).
The Principles of Environmental Justice can be viewed here

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Art and Environmental Science

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After a week long hiatus over spring break, we are back! Hope you all enjoyed your spring break as much as we did! In addition to the environmental news, views and grooves that you love, this week’s show focused on Art and Environmental Science. Our lovely hosts, Rebecca Hardin (rdhardin@umich.edu) and Pearl Zeng (zhuzeng@umich.edu) were joined by three interesting guestsincluding Sara Cole, M.S., (sacole@umich.edu), a recent Graduate of the Behavior, Education and Communication Program at the University of Michigan SNRE and a current Communications Assistant at the University of Michigan SNRE, Sara Anna Adlerstein Gonzalez, Ph.D., (adlerste@umich.edu) an Associate Research Scientist at the University of Michigan SNRE that has particular interests in bridging art and science, especially environmental science, she teaches courses to share her perspectives on creativity and consciousness, sustainable development in South America and messing with messy data, and Rebecca Lambers (rl@rebeccalambers.com) a Couturière and environmentally conscious designer and owner of Rebecca Lambers Couture. Continue reading Art and Environmental Science