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A weekly radio program with Dr. Helen Caldicott

A weekly radio program with Dr. Helen Caldicott

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Spokane, WA

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A weekly radio program with Dr. Helen Caldicott

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English

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617-650-5048


Episodes

Steven Starr, Bruce Gagnon and William Hartung at the Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction symposium

4/17/2017
Clip 1B Watch on YouTube In this episode, we hear more presentations from the Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction symposium held at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City in February 2015. Some of the speeches include visuals which can be seen by watching the presentations in streaming format on the official conference [...]

Dr. Helen Caldicott, Ted Postol, Max Tegmark and Alan Robock at The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction symposium

6/23/2016
Clip 1A Watch on YouTube In this program, we hear the first series of speakers at The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction, a two-day symposium organized by If You Love This Planet host Dr. Helen Caldicott at The New York Academy of Medicine last year. With the continuing revival of Cold War tensions between the [...]

Dr. Helen Caldicott interviewed by Bob Herbert about her latest book, “Loving This Planet”

12/28/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. Renowned journalist Bob Herbert interviews Dr. Helen Caldicott at The New School in New York, November 2012. Dr. Caldicott discusses her latest book, Loving This Planet (The New Press, Oct. 2012) which features 25 interviews from “If You Love This Planet,” as well as the state of the [...]

Duration:00:59:00

Best of 2011: Dr. Caldicott’s speech in New Hampshire three weeks after Fukushima

12/21/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week, we hear a repeat of Dr. Caldicott’s March 31, 2011 lecture in Hanover, New Hampshire, three weeks after the Japan earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Fukushima nuclear power plant. She discusses the dangers of radioactive elements and the future of the planet. [...]

Duration:00:58:59

Subhankar Banerjee on how corporate resource wars and global warming are decimating native peoples and forests worldwide

12/14/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. Subhankar Banerjee is an Indian-born American photographer, writer and activist. Over the past decade he has been a leading international voice on issues of arctic conservation, indigenous human rights and global warming, and over the past five years he has also been focusing on forest deaths from [...]

Duration:00:59:00

Marion Pack on the many safety risks at the San Onofre nuclear power plant and how a Fukushima-type meltdown would contaminate Southern California

12/7/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. In this conversation recorded in June, Dr. Caldicott talks with California anti-nuclear activist, Marion Pack. Pack is one of many members of the Orange County community who highlight serious safety issues with the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, located a few miles south of San Clemente, [...]

Duration:00:59:00

Tom Engelhardt on Washington’s increasing war focus to the exclusion of everything else and its indiscriminate use of drones

11/30/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week’s guest is Tom Engelhardt, creator of the TomDispatch.com website, a project of the Nation Institute, a non-profit media center based in New York, where he is a fellow. Englehardt is the author of two collections of his TomDispatch columns: The United States of Fear [...]

Duration:00:58:59

Holly Barker on the devastating ongoing effects of mid-century U.S. nuclear weapons testing on the Marshall Islands

11/23/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week’s guest is Holly Barker, author and teacher at the Anthropology Department at the University of Washington in Seattle. Barker worked for the Republic of the Marshall Islands Government’s Embassy in Washington D.C. for 17 years, helping conduct research in the Marshall Islands about the [...]

Duration:00:59:00

Brian D. Victoria on Buddhism’s role in Japan and on freeing societies from tribalistic thinking

11/16/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week’s special guest is Brian Daizen Victoria, Professor of Japanese Studies and director of a program at Antioch University in Yellow Springs, Ohio titled: Japan and Its Buddhist Traditions. Apart from numerous journal articles, Victoria’s major writings include Zen at War; Zen War Stories; [...]

Duration:00:59:00

Jay Harman on the enormous promise of biomimicry to create more efficient technologies

11/9/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week’s guest is Jay Harman, entrepreneur and inventor. Harman has taken a hands-on approach to his lifelong fascination with natural fluid systems. In the process, he has grown companies that design innovative products, ranging from prize-winning watercraft called the WildThing and the Goggleboat, to [...]

Duration:00:59:00

Prof. Wayne Getz on facing global warming tipping points including hurricanes and other weather catastrophes

11/2/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week, Dr. Caldicott speaks with Professor Wayne Getz, and ecologist and population biologist with the Getz Lab at University of California at Berkeley. Students and postdoctoral students in the lab work on a broad range of theoretical and applied questions in population biology and behavior [...]

Duration:00:58:59

Donna Mulhearn on her work to protect innocent Iraqi and Palestinian civilians from the ravages of war

10/26/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week, Dr. Helen Caldicott speaks with Sydney-based peace activist Donna Mulhearn, an author, former journalist and political adviser. She was a human shield in the war in Iraq in 2003 and later returned to Iraq as a humanitarian aid worker. Mulhearn was part of [...]

Duration:00:59:00

Kathy Kelly on America’s resource domination agenda in Afghanistan and Iraq, and its increasing use of drones to kill civilians

10/19/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week’s guest is Kathy Kelly of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, an organization which has steadily researched consequences of drone attacks, night raids and aerial bombings in Afghanistan. Risking imprisonment, they frequently protest U.S. government plans to continue U.S. military presence in Afghanistan until 2024 and [...]

Duration:00:59:00

David Freeman on the urgency of fighting the nuclear, gas and coal industries to save the Earth

10/12/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. Dr. Caldicott’s guest this week is David Freeman, a senior advisor with Friends of the Earth’s nuclear campaign. Freeman has more than four decades of experience directing federal, regional and local energy policies. He was appointed chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority by President Jimmy [...]

Duration:00:58:59

Helena Norberg-Hodge on building sustainable local economies

10/5/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week’s special guest on If You Love This Planet is Helena Norberg-Hodge, the founder and director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote systemic solutions to today’s social and environmental crises. Norberg-Hodge is a pioneer of the [...]

Duration:00:58:59

Best of 2011: Col. Ann Wright on opposing war and U.S. military corruption

9/28/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week, we play a repeat of Dr. Caldicott’s 2011 interview with Ann Wright, a diplomat and retired U.S. Army colonel. Col. Wright is also a peace activist and co-author of Dissent: Voices of Conscience, published by Koa books in 2007. She holds a Master’s [...]

Duration:00:59:00

Chris Maser on the changes in thinking needed to save the environment

9/21/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week, Dr. Caldicott talks to Chris Maser, author and international consultant in forest ecology and sustainable forestry practices. Trained primarily as a vertebrate zoologist, Maser has spent over 25 years as a research scientist in natural history and ecology, including positions as a research ecologist [...]

Duration:00:59:00

Phil Caldicott on the the science and environmental impact of wine production

9/7/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. Dr. Caldicott talks to Australian sommelier, Phil Caldicott, about the science of wine production. Among the topics they discuss are the history of wine production; how wine quality is judged and best tasted; preservatives, pesticides and toxic chemicals used in wine and the benefits of organic [...]

Duration:00:59:00

Arnold Gundersen with another update on the unfolding effects of the Fukushima disaster

8/31/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week, Dr. Caldicott brings on nuclear engineer Arnold Gundersen to update readers on the unfolding effects of the Fukushima meltdowns and what is happening with nuclear power in other parts of the world. As background, listen to earlier conversations with Gundersen (starting with April 1, [...]

Duration:00:59:00

Ralph Nader on fighting the complete corporate takeover of the U.S. Congress and White House + Dr. Caldicott’s speech

8/24/2012
Listen Now Download the show by right-clicking the link. This week’s guest is author and lawyer Ralph Nader. (Note: this interview was recorded in April 2012.) A pioneer in the field of consumer advocacy, Nader is a a four-time U.S. Presidential candidate. He ran in 1996 and 2000 on the Green Party ticket. [...]

Duration:00:59:00