May 19, 2018
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.
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May 16, 2018
Martina Manns won the chance to be on The Belief Books podcast at the launch party I threw last December in Indianapolis. We talked about her faith, fate, good and bad spirits (and her encounters with them), the soul, time in the afterlife, happiness, nature, heaven and hell, how to live forever, and the meaning of life.
April 13, 2018
Nikki Rothwell is a Horticulturist and Michigan State University Extension Specialist. 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 denial. She reflects on her work, family life, time, being busy, and how our culture's norms affect how we address the big issues facing us today.
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MSU Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center
February 20, 2018
Trevor Spencer is a former pastor and youth minister. We talk about why he left the ministry, running an online business, open theism, being a rebel, evolution & creationism, wealth & faith, servant leadership, if America should be a Christian nation, and what would change his mind. He's currently CEO of Marathon Training Academy a business he co-founded with his wife Angie.
February 4, 2018
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.
January 22, 2018
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.
December 14, 2017
Dori Chandler is an environmental planner, climate activist, and educator. She works with non-profits, governments, universities, and faith communities to promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, eco-justice, and waste reduction and reuse. She is the statewide coordinator and group leader with Citizens' Climate Lobby and a board member with Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light.
December 8, 2017
Peter Sinclair is an award winning, independent, climate educator, videographer, graphic artist, and active voice for climate change. He travels to Greenland yearly to document the effects of climate change there, works as the Media Director on the Dark Snow Project and This is Not Cool with Yale. He is probably best known for his Climate Crock of the Week series and is arguably the internet’s leading climate video blogger!