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Oct 23, 2019

Noah Weisbord, a law professor at Queens University, worked on the committee that defined the crime of aggression (previously called (the crime against peace”) that is now an enforceable international law. A ruler who starts a war can be personally arrested, tried, and imprisoned. Noah and Metta discuss the effort to...


Oct 17, 2019

Reiner Braun is co-president of the International Peace Bureau. He updates Metta on the exciting and dangerous current period, when a new world order is developing in which the US is declining and China, among others, is rising. Europe's response to Trump is to go it alone, developing their own military. What will...


Oct 5, 2019

Paul Beckwith is a Canadian climatologist who produces frequent videos about global warming. While Metta Spencer is especially concerned about where to cultivate an additional trillion trees, Beckwith is more interested in the potential for using the oceans to manage the excess carbon in the atmosphere.


Oct 4, 2019

Shubhendu Sharma founded a company in India, Afforestt, to build tiny forests all around the world, using methods developed by the Japanese botanist Miyawaki. They are dense natural forests comprising trees that grew in the region hundreds or thousands of years ago. Metta Spencer asks Shubhendu to estimate the...


Oct 1, 2019

Audrey Hayden, Genevieve Langille, Jasmine McRorie, and Freyja Moser are high school students in London, Ontario. On Friday September 27 they organized a protest march as part of the worldwide campaign to alert humankind to the existential crisis posed by global warming. Every Friday after school they also protest, and...