Hey everybody! I hope you have a good Next Week Now before I talk to you Next Week Now. Boy oh boy I'm getting good at sneaking that title into things. This week I shared a story about pigs that can be optimists which is where that little cutie comes from. Also if you can think of a pun involving pigs and optimism that would make me squeal. Get it? Get it? I'll show myself … [Read more...] about Next Week Now Thursday Nov 17
We had our last show of the semester today. To kick off the show we interviewed Daniel, a Laurier student who started a petition as part of a project to get a weekly environmental radio show on the Kitchener Waterloo CBC. Daniel and some other Laurier students in the Psychology, Action and the Environment class partnered with Sustainable Societies Consulting Group to lobby the … [Read more...] about Noise Pollution Fall Finale
This week we had some #COP21 Paris Climate Summit updates for you, and we took a look at some of the climate marches happening around the world. There was a successful climate march right here in Waterloo and internationally despite the ban, people in Paris left thousands of pairs of shoes to stand in for them in the demonstrations. Forget Living Green - We Need a Revolution … [Read more...] about Forget Living Green – We Need a Revolution
You can ride your bike and recycle all you want but its nothing compared to the devastation that steak you were planning to have for dinner has caused. This week we discussed industrial farming. The other day I watched the documentary Cowspiracy by Kip Anderson (available on Netflix). Its an environmental documentary about what is arguably the biggest contributor to climate … [Read more...] about Our Greatest Challenge: The Double Bacon Cheese Burger
It was recently discovered that the events in the movie The Day After Tomorrow could actually happen! Ok so maybe instead of a global ice age it was Europe getting really cold, comparable to Northern Canada in fact. However the point is that there is a chance of the Atlantic Ocean currents stopping as they are already slowing down and that spells bad news for Europe! You can … [Read more...] about Disaster Movie “The Day After Tomorrow” Could Actually Happen?