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Terra Misinforma 2020: Conspiracy Edition

At Terra Informa, we know that climate change affects us all... and that includes our conspiracy theory communities.

Memes & Decolonization

Have you ever thought about the connection between the dank memes you consume and the process of decolonization? Or about how the power of meme to restructure or recreate the reality we know? For this week's episode, Terra Informer, Carter Gorzitza, got to sit down with Nigel Henri Robinson (@nazoonigel), to discuss his own meme practice and the deeper context behind memes that slap.

Indigenous Solidarity During #RECONCILIATIONISDEAD

This week on Terra Informa, we discuss the issues surrounding the Coastal Gas Link Project, that is being proposed to run through Wet’suwet’en territory in northern British Columbia. We give you a background on what the CGL project is and the current timeline surrounding its development, why this pipeline project is being opposed, actions of solidarity with Wet’suwet’en occuring around the world, and how the conflict has been being covered by the media.

Managing Climate Grief in 3 Easy Steps

This week on Terra Informa, we discuss climate grief; a term that has increasingly entered into the public awareness. We’ll take a look at what climate grief is and how it can manifest, then listen to advice from life coaches and personal instructors Sarah Connor and Michael James on how to cope.

Reject Teck Part 2: All of My Relations

This week on Terra Informa we share the second part of an interview with Eriel Deranger, co-founder and Executive Director of Indigenous Climate Action, where we talk about what it means to live in relation to each other and the environment.

Reject Teck Part 1: Who is Teck?!

This week reporter Elizabeth Dowdell sat down with the co-founder of Indigenous Climate Action (ICA), Eriel Tchekwie Deranger, to talk about the proposed Teck Frontier Mine project and the reasons ICA is opposed to it.

The Many Forms of Climate Action

This week, Terra Informers Charlotte Thomasson, Andy Silva, and Shawn Hou discuss the different forms that climate action can take.

The Energy War Room Part Two: CEC Activities and Implications for Environmental Journalism

This week, we’re bringing you the second and final part of a two-part series on the Canadian Energy Centre Ltd., alternatively known as the Energy War Room introduced by Alberta’s UCP government.

The Energy War Room: A Deep Dive into the Canadian Energy Centre Ltd.

This week, we bring you part one of a two-part deep dive into the Canadian Energy Centre Ltd.

Revisiting a Conversation with Stephen Jenkinson

This week, we’re bringing you an archive episode from October 2018, featuring Terra Informer Dylan Hall and author Stephen Jenkinson.

Revisiting Conspiring with Plants

To help celebrate the end of a brutal coldsnap here on the Canadian prairies, this week's episode features an archive that is all about green and growing things! We'll hear Terra Informer Amanda Rooney speak with Dr. Natasha Meyers, a professor of anthropology at York University, about our relationships with plants and how we might be able to re-conceptualize them.

Revisiting The Wildfires in the Amazon and Conservation in Brazil

This week, we're bringing you an archive episode from August 2019, where we discussed the wildfires in the Amazonian rainforest and Terra Informer Elizabeth Dowdell spoke with interdisciplinary researcher Cristiana Seixas about her work on socio-ecological systems and protecting the environment in Brazil.

The Best of 2019: Environmental Connections, Hope, and Resolutions

This week, Terra Informers reflect on some stand-out personal moments from 2019.

Revisiting the Less-than-fabulous Footprint of Fashion

This week on Terra Informa, we revisit a timely episode from this past summer's coverage of the 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Listen as Terra Informer Dylan Hall interviews fashionista and not-for-profit educator Jess Montgomery on the environmental and social impacts of the fashion industry.

All About Birds: Revisited

This week, we revisit our All About Birds episode from June of this year, featuring Terra Informer Charlotte Thomasson and John Acorn.

I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas with Special Guest Janina Fuchs

This week we talk about energy transitions strategies and what young people are doing to push the movement. Terra Informers Sonak and Elizabeth give a background on energiewende, ABBY-Net, and student-researcher Janina Fuchs shares her work on renewable energy perspectives between German and Albertan students.

The Future of Alberta's Electricity System

What's the difference between an energy-only and capacity market?! Where is Alberta headed on renewables? We had these questions and more following the 4th annual Centre for Applied Business Research in Energy & the Environment (CABREE) Electricity Symposium - The Future of Alberta’s Electricity System.

The Sharing Economy, Electric Vehicles, and Green Innovation: Change for Climate Continued

This week, we’re bringing you more of the City of Edmonton Change for Climate Talks. On October 3rd, Terra Informers Elizabeth Dowdell and Sonak Patel attended that event. On this episode, we bring you talks by Shannon LeBlanc talking about the sharing economy, Andrew Bell talking about the adoption of electric vehicles, and Connie Stacy talking about green innovation.

Grounded: Environmental Injustice and Resilience in Edmonton's BIPOC Communities

This week, Terra Informer Charlotte Thomasson speaks with Grace Wainaina and Dalyah Mouallem to chat about their project called GROUNDED. GROUNDED is a portrait series shared through social media, highlighting environmental injustice and resilience in the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) communities in Edmonton.

REDesign Engineering

This week on Terra Informa, Matthew Danyluik and Daniel Alexander from Renewable Energy Design (RED), a student engineering group aiming to make university a greener place through developing net-zero products, talk about the inspiration for starting the group and current sustainability design projects such as a solar phone charging station scheduled for installation in SUB.

Climate Change at Home

This week on Terra Informa we listen to speakers at the City of Edmonton’s Change for Climate Talks discuss the challenges and opportunities for transformation that the climate crisis brings to our cities. Terra Informers Sonak Patel and Elizabeth Dowdell attended the event on October 3, 2019 and caught up with a few speakers after. We picked two talks that focus on how our homes and urban environment can be more sustainable. We’ll hear from Jocelyn Crocker about her experiences as an urban farmer, and from Kenton Zerbin, and his ideas about the potential of tiny houses.

FunDrive 2019

This week on Terra Informa we share highlights from our annual Fundrive show, recorded live from the CSJR studio! Even though we are now post Halloween, I hope you’re not done with spooky stories because Terra Informers Sonak Patel and Charlotte Thomasson are gonna be bringing you some chills and thrills from beneath the earth - and no I’m not talking zombies. Special guests include Margarete Detzlaff, a PhD student at the University of Alberta, and Robert Rogers of the Alberta Mycological Society. Welcome to Scare-a Informa!

A Word With Severn Cullis-Suzuki

This week, guest contributor and former Terra Informer, Natalee Rawat, speaks with Severn over the phone about her experience in Rio 27 years ago, how to engage with our elected leaders, and her career evolution.

Why Aren’t We Talking About the Climate Crisis?

This week we talk about the roles and responsibilities of the media when it comes to reporting on the climate crisis and providing truthful information to the public about this global issue. Sean Holman, Associate Professor of journalism at Mount Royal University, and Dr. Joe Vipond, an emergency physician and Co-chair of Calgary Climate Hub, both argue that the media are failing to cover the climate crisis properly.

Thoughts on the Extinction Rebellion “Bridge Out”

For this week's episode, Terra Informers Sonak Patel, Carter Gorzitza, Andy Silva, and Charlotte Thomasson discuss the XR "bridge outs" and what this kind of civil disobedience means in terms of climate action. 

Science Communication with Kenneth Tam

This week, Terra Informer Sonak Patel sits down with Kenneth Tam to discuss the ins and outs of science communication, and nuances of working in that field. Kenneth is the communications associate for Future Energy Systems (FES) at the University of Alberta. FES is one of the largest research initiatives at the university, with 127 researchers, and about 506 graduate students.

Eco-anxiety and the Climate Strike

This week on Terra Informa, we catch up with Dr. Holli-Anne Passmore to talk about eco-anxiety and the feelings that drive the sort of collective climate action we’ve seen over the last week. After an interview with Dr. Passmore,  we've got audio and interviews from the September 27 Climate Strike on the Alberta Legislature grounds.

Canadian Curriculum and Climate Organizing

This week on Terra Informa, we discuss the second part of a 2 part mini-series on youth education in the climate crisis. On September 20, 2019, Youth For Climate and other climate organizers staged a “die-in” in downtown Edmonton as a start to the International Week of climate action. Listen in for some audio from the protest, as well as interviews with organizers of Youth for Climate.

Canadian Curriculums in the Face of Climate Change

This week on Terra Informa, we're bringing you part one of a two-part series on youth and the climate crisis.

Energy Transition in the Face of Climate Crisis

This week on Terra Informa we discuss Edmonton’s recent declaration of a Climate Emergency and what that means for the City, then Terra Informer Sonak Patel speaks with Sarah Van Wyngaarden about her work on district heating in the environmentally sustainable, zero-emission community of Blatchford - currently under development.

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