Jun 30, 2021
Three senior Canadian peace activists get caught up with their current concerns. Derek Paul worries about the Permian extinction; Mary-Wynne Ashford enthuses about a book she's read, and Trudy Govier and Metta worry about where to find successors.
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Jun 29, 2021
Laura Kahn is an epidemiologist who specializes in zoonotic diseases – those that people and animals share. She says that some types of viral research should not be done, but nevertheless are being pursued in the US and elsewhere.
Jun 27, 2021
In this month's Global Town Hall we talk about small modular reactors, argue about whether pumped water storage is too expensive, and agree that we are in an emergency that requires leadership -- maybe by António Guterres.
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Jun 26, 2021
Alexander Likhotal, formerly Gorbachev's press secretary, and now a professor in Geneva, remains in close touch with democratic and peace-oriented political figures in Moscow. He calls the current tensions an "imaginary war" and foresees no new nuclear arms reductions.
Jun 25, 2021
Robert Pollin has co-authored a book with Noam Chomsky about the economics of the climate crisis and the global green deal. He believes that economic growth can (and must) continue while we reduce greenhouse gas emissions and learn to live within the earth's finite resources. He explains his solutions to Metta.