Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

The upcoming transition away from a fossil-fuel based society: David Holmgren talks strategy

The upcoming transition away from a fossil-fuel based society: David Holmgren talks strategy

How do we move away from a fossil-fuel based society? David Holmgren, ecological design engineer and co-originator of the term “Permaculture” joins me today to discuss this very question. For all you suburbia nay-sayers out there, this discussion will be especially interesting to you.

Actions Speak Louder than Words: Captain Paul Watson is a True Leader in the fight to Save our Oceans

Actions Speak Louder than Words: Captain Paul Watson is a True Leader in the fight to Save our Oceans

So many people in the sustainability movement are all talk (myself included). Paul Watson however, is someone who is taking action everyday to save the oceans. Paul understands the stakes of the game and is doing everything he can to save marine life and ultimately our oceans.

Our anthropogenic culture’s view on dreams with Derrick Jensen

Our anthropogenic culture’s view on dreams with Derrick Jensen

Derrick Jensen is a prolific writer, speaker and activist. He is the author of endgame and a myriad of other thought-provoking title. He joins me now to discuss his latest work, Dreams.

In-Depth Interview about “Life Rules” w/ author Ellen LaConte

In-Depth Interview about “Life Rules” w/ author Ellen LaConte

Join as Ellen and Luke discuss why so much is going wrong everywhere at once and how life teaches us to fix it.  The interview gives an in-depth look at Ellen’s book “Life Rules”.

All things Permaculture with Paul Wheaton Part 2 of 2

All things Permaculture with Paul Wheaton Part 2 of 2

Leader in Sustainable Development: Paul Wheaton The Full Interview Audio Only Right click here to download the MP3 version of this interview Synopsis In part 2 of the interview with Paul and Luke get into even more permaculture related topics. Resources Mentioned rocket mass heater cast iron skillet raised garden beds diatomaceous earth sepp holzer raising chickens […]

All things Permaculture with Paul Wheaton: Part 1 of 2

All things Permaculture with Paul Wheaton: Part 1 of 2

In this two-part interview Paul and Luke get into a wide variety of topics under the permaculture umbrella. Check it out.

Everything You Need to Know About Soil – Interview with Soil Doctor, Doug Weatherbee

Everything You Need to Know About Soil – Interview with Soil Doctor, Doug Weatherbee

Leader in Sustainable Development: Doug Weatherbee The Full Interview Audio Only Right click here to download the MP3 version of this interview Synopsis We dive deep into the wide world of soil life. Soil is home to 90% of the biodiversity of the terrestrial world! Do not underestimate the power of the soil to dictate the […]

Founder of TreeHugger.com – Interview with Graham Hill

Founder of TreeHugger.com – Interview with Graham Hill

In this interview we discuss the great projects that Graham is involved in. Specifically:

-The story of TreeHugger.com

-Thin Bikes

-Life Edited: Comfortable in impossible small square foot space

-Wearehappytoserveyou.com

-Miscellaneous other things

The Ultimate Green Building Standard: The Living Building Challenge – Interview with ILBI Vice President Eden Brukman

The Ultimate Green Building Standard: The Living Building Challenge – Interview with ILBI Vice President Eden Brukman

In this interview we discuss the Living Building Institute. Specifically: -The Living Building Challenge

-The banned materials from the Living Building Challenge: The Red List
-Living Building Institute’s decision to join forces with The Natural Step
-ILBI Ambassador Network
-What’s on the Horizon for the Living Building Institute
-Much more!

Planetary Boundaries: Interview with Will Steffen, Executive Director of ANU Climate Change Institute

Planetary Boundaries: Interview with Will Steffen, Executive Director of ANU Climate Change Institute

The Full Interview   Audio Only Right click here to download the MP3 version of this interview Synopsis In this interview we discuss planetary boundaries and Will Steffen’s work as Executive Director of Australia National University Climate Change Institute. Specifically: -Planetary Boundaries -Nitrogen Cycle -The Earth as a system -Stockholm Resilience Center -Ericsson 2020 Shaping […]