Jim Nugent is a cherry grower in Traverse City, Michigan. I traveled to his farm to talk to him about how climate change is affecting his farming and agriculture as a whole.
We also discuss the details of growing cherries, the power of science, frost events, bees, finding the truth, conservation, and what it would take to change his mind.
Continue reading EP #9 – Denial with Jim Nugent
David Barrons is a former meteorologist from Traverse City, Michigan involved in environmentalism and speaking about climate change.
We talk about wacky weather, the consequences of climate change and what we can do about it, agriculture and farmers, the power of science, reasons for denial, Daoism, fossil fuels and the importance of energy, batteries, cars, freedom, the American lifestyle, philosophy, economics, seeking the truth, and what it would take to change his mind.
Continue reading EP #8 – Denial with David Barrons
Nikki Rothwell is a Horticulturist, Michigan State University Extension Specialist and Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center Coordinator.
We talk about her work, how it’s affected by the climate and what she does to combat climate change. We also dive deeper into the root of the problem with denial. She reflects on her work, family life, time, being busy, and how the widely accepted norms affect how we address the big issues facing us today.
Continue reading EP #6 – Denial with Nikki Rothwell
A former EPA administrator who led the implementation of the Clean Air Act, a high school biology and environmental science teacher who’s worked with beluga whales and pinnipeds, the Citizens Climate Lobby Regional Director of the Great Lakes Region, and two youthful voices speaking out on the issue of climate change get together to speak on this panel event in Indianapolis to discuss climate change solutions.
Continue reading EP #4 – Denial with Climate Change Solutions Panel
Fergus Baumann is the Founder of a New York based environmental activist group called Climo that formed in 2017.
Its current mission is to raise money for a revolutionary technology using Solar Thermal Electrochemical Process (STEP) to convert atmospheric CO2 into usable carbon nanofibers.
Continue reading EP #3 – CH. 1: Denial with Fergus Baumann
My first guest, Peter Sinclair, has a ton of experience with the topic of climate change and debating deniers. He is an award winning, independent, climate educator, videographer, graphic artist, and has been an active voice for climate change for many years.
In this episode, Peter lays down a solid foundation on the topic of climate change and denial for chapter one. I chime in here and there but for the most part, I let him do the talking. And there’s a lot to be said, but he says a lot in just under one hour!
Continue reading EP #1 – Denial with Peter Sinclair