The Right to Repair our electronics and other consumer products has become a national and global movement. On this EcoJustice Radio show, we discuss how manufacturers are being required to provide repair tools, parts, and manuals and examine concern around manufacturer compliance.
Clean Energy expert, Dustin Mulvaney from San José State University, argues that contrary to claims by industry, renewable energy projects like wind and solar are not facing major permitting delays due to environmental rules and regulations. He explains how proactive planning and siting have streamlined approvals, while transmission has faced grid issues. Indigenous activist Lydia Poncé argues for the necessity of environmental justice provisions, and that proposed permitting reforms could weaken protections for vulnerable communities.
Because there are few young speakers of the Lakota language, Sage Fast Dog created a Lakota Immersion School, Wakanyeja Ki Tokeyahci that would empower youth and revitalize the Lakota way of life.
Lindsay Wood – The Tiny Home Lady – and Teresa Bradley from Tiny Green Adventures, present a dose of reality on EcoJustice Radio to the challenge, but also the splendor, of living simply with few belongings in a tiny home.
We feature a lecture by Mike Davis about his book Planet of Slums, which investigates the increasing inequality of the urban world. According to the U.N., more than one billion people now live in extreme poverty in mega-cities facing environmental and social collapse from perpetual and worsening climate disruptions.
Harvard Law Prof and Author Susan Crawford tells the story of a city that has played a central role in this country’s painful racial history and now, as sea levels rise, it stands at the intersection of climate and race.
Stewart Lundy of the Josephine Porter Institute joins EcoJustice Radio to discuss Rudolf Steiner’s legacy in the advancement and growth of restorative and regenerative biodynamic agriculture.