Sea Change Radio

Series produced by Alex Wise

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Sea Change Radio iss a weekly show covering the shifts to social, environmental, and economic sustainability. The show is nationally syndicated and podcast globally.

Launched in January 2009, the show evolved from Corporate Watchdog Radio, founded by Bill Baue and Francesca Rheannon in 2005. Alex Wise became the show's Host & Executive Producer in May of 2010. Focusing on sustainability innovators in a wide-range of fields, Sea Change guests have included Van Jones, Bill McKibben, Stewart Brand and Paul Hawken.


372 Pieces

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Caption: Scott and Julie Brusaw
What if the roads we drove on, instead of being made of carbon-intensive petroleum sludge, were actually solar panels? And what if whenever electri...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Anya Cherneff
In physics, electricity is power. Electricity can also be power, though, in the sense that it creates opportunity for the pursuit of social capital...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amy Harder
Even the most astute followers of the news may have missed that the Trump Administration is touting a series of self-proclaimed focal areas. With c...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
Caption: Nev Hyman
Many people living in Pacific nations, like Vanuatu, Indonesia, and the Philippines, struggle to find adequate shelter, a challenge compounded by t...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Barret Werk
“I guess the grass is itself a child, the produced babe of the vegetation.” Perhaps Walt Whitman had this week’s guests on Sea Change Radio in mind...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Ted Nordhaus
Are the cries for a complete transition to renewable energy from environmentalists like Bill McKibben actually undermining the work to combat clima...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
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Caption: Jack Ewing
When a West Virginia University research team won a grant in 2012 to run some tests on diesel cars, they could not have imagined that their relativ...

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
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Caption: John Wilson
Many sports fans are familiar with this dilemma: do I want my team to put everything on the line to win now or would I prefer that my team take its...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:20
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Caption: Alex Gilbert
It has been a bit difficult to keep up with the news since January. Every few hours it seems like there is a new revelation in the global political...

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  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mark Murray
In 2013 California boasted a recycling rate of 85%. In 2017 that number is now 79% - that is the first time it has dipped below 80% since 2008. Why...

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  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
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Caption: Davida Herzl
Galileo said we should, “Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.” This week on Sea Change Radio, we take a look at two ways...

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  • Added: May 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Kandi Mossett
Was all the work to try to keep the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines from being built done in vain now that Donald Trump occupies the White ...

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  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:40
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Caption: Pamela Paresky
Is the New York Times enabling a debate that most rational people think is long over? The latest conservative pundit to be hired by the New York Ti...

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  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Caption: Rahwa Ghirmatzion
What’s a great way to lift up an impoverished population within a struggling city where utility bills can cost twice as much as rent itself? Local,...

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 29:20
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Caption: Erika Angle
Perhaps it’s cold comfort but it turns out that we human beings are not the only species on earth hell-bent on destroying our own habitat. We share...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
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Caption: Rick Hasen
When we last covered the Supreme Court it was after Justice Antonin Scalia passed away in February 2016. At that time many of us naively assumed th...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:20
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Caption: Kaz Makabe
In 2011, in the wake of the devastating nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi reactor, thousands of Japanese people relocated, the world held i...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Did you know that a metric ton of electronic waste can contain 8 to 16 ounces of gold? Whether we like it or not, precious metals show up in more t...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
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Caption: Rosemarie and William Alley
With drought-stricken California enjoying its wettest winter in decades, it can be easy to forget that water scarcity is among the globe's most dea...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:20
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Caption: Kelly Sorenson
On his first day on the job, newly appointed Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, rode to work on a horse. This was obviously a rugged, outdoor e...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1