By Dave Gardner and Grace Stark on True Sustainability
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From movies and entertainment to lifestyle, science and politics, Grace and Dave dig into the more fascinating aspects of sustainable living. It’s all about ending our culture’s love affair with “more,” which is not making us happier and is killing our planet. No half-hearted greenwashing here; we share the brutal and joyful truth! Dave directed the documentary GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth, which Stanford Biologist Paul Ehrlich declared “could be the most important film ever made.” Grace Stark graduated from Towson with a degree in environmental policy.
||Clean21 Drink More Wine, Eat More Chocolate||Getting in touch with the joy of "enough"||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20 Pick One: Catastrophe or Disaster||Do climate change lights and sirens change anything?||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19 Hurricanes, Climate Change & Contraception||Are we responding rationally to the signals?||10/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18 How Fast is Our Goose Being Cooked?||Probably faster than you think!||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17 Trump Can't Keep It Up (Economic Growth)||Find out why long-term 4.1% GDP growth is impossible||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16 Earth Overshoot Day||What is overshoot and what should we do about it?||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15 Do Only Villains Care About Overpopulation?||Does Avengers: Infinity War advance the cause of population sustainability?||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14 One Thing That Will Guarantee Climate Disaster||No matter the effort, we're set to fail if we keep this up||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13 Downsize Me||Are you willing to miniaturize yourself to shrink your footprint?||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12: Are We Too Stupid to Manage the Planet?||Are human beings too stupid to manage the planet?…||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGreen Cars, Coffee and Kitchen Scraps||America’s love affair with big, gas-guzzling vehi…||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSmall is Beautiful After All||One more reason to avoid factory-bottled water, w…||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWould You Eat a Bug to Save the Planet?||To what extremes are we willing to go to fit more…||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrashing the Planet is Macho||A new study reveals some men feel environmental s…||1/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMore Kids, Fewer Kids, or No Kids?||Are children bad for the health of the planet, an…||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChanging the World Starts at Home||Is reducing child-tax credits to encourage smalle…||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCities Must Bend Over & Accept Population Growth||One of the fastest growing cities in the U.S., Be…||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrowth Addiction Set Stage for Hurricane Disasters in Houston & Florida||Hurricanes Harvey and Irma highlight the fact tha…||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWilliam & Kate Plus 8||Are Prince William and Kate Middleton setting a b…||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWater Insanity in the West & Sustainable Ecological Footprint||The Colorado River rarely flows all the way to it…||9/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to GrowthBusters Podcast #1||New study reveals conceiving one fewer child ecli…||8/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaving Paradise #3: Drinking the Pro-Growth Kool-Aid||In spite of overwhelming evidence to the contrary…||9/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaving Paradise #2: The Local Growth Machine||How the growth machine games the system in your c…||7/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaving Paradise #1: World Population Day & Water in the West||GrowthBusters director Dave Gardner examines the …||7/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
The essential topic to cover
Consider nearly any issue of the environment, conflict, disease, resource depletion, global warming, and so on. Follow the issue to its roots and you'll find a belief that growth will solve almost anything -- economic growth, which people believe requires population growth.
We can talk about it or not. If we talk about it we have a chance to do something about it. So far almost no one talks about it. Dave Gardner and Growthbusters talks about it.
This is the podcast of the future. It will change how you see the world, your place in it, and how to act.