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Radio EcoshockEcology Radio Show. Latest science, authors, issues & news - from climate change, oceans, Nature, forests, pollution, peak oil, the economy, and peace.

Hosted by Alex Smith,  Radio Ecoshock Show is at the cutting edge with top scientists, authors and activists.

The #1 green global radio program.

About Alex Smith

In its eleventh year on the air as of 2017. Previously a researcher for a global environment group, print journalist, homesteader, world-traveler, and private investigator.

Broadcast by kind permission of Alex Smith & Ecoshock

Ecoshock Show Archive:


Wednesday 19th September 2018

Forget about giant machines to suck out carbon. If you worry about the climate, you have to save tropical rainforests. We talk with the doyen of forest activism, Frances Seymour from the World Resources Institute. But first, one of the top American climate …

Radio Ecoshock: HOT HOUSE EARTH

Thursday 13th September 2018

With new heat records set all over the world, is there a threshold where this planet goes into another place? How hot can it get? You will hear new science from Dr. Will Steffen in Australia. Then meteorologist and storm-chaser Bob Henson covers …

Radio Ecoshock: GLOBAL HEAT CRISIS (new)

Thursday 6th September 2018

New high temperature records set all over N. Hemisphere– major event. Author Roy Scranton on book“We’re Doomed– Now What”. Dialog with 3 top scientists M. Mann J. Francis& N. Diffenbaugh on what this global heat wave means. Radio Ecoshock …

Radio Ecoshock: World on Fire (replay 2018)

Thursday 30th August 2018

NEW SHOWS START NEXT WEEK! Three experts from AAAS conference: Michael Flannigan, U of Alberta on fire& climate. From UBC medical unit, Dr. Michael Brauer on health impacts& personal protection during smoke events. Tasmania’s Fay Johnston’ estimation of global annual deaths …

Radio Ecoshock: Climate Denial Is Human (replay 2018)

Thursday 23rd August 2018

Genius medical researcher Ajit Varki on his book“Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind.” Erika Spanger-Siegfried from the Union of Concerned Scientists on American military bases endangered by rising seas. First broadcast January 11, 2017.

Radio Ecoshock: Post Climatic Stress Disorder (replay 2018)

Thursday 16th August 2018

Worried about your kids? You might have Post Climatic Stress Disorder. PCSD is a serious condition. But don’t worry, professional help is on the way….This week on Radio Ecoshock, it’s Climate psychology 101 – with psychologists Robert Griffin and Joseph Reser. Plus new …

Radio Ecoshock: Abrupt Climate Change– Again! (replay 2018)

Thursday 9th August 2018

As much of the world broils in heat, Dr. James White, Arctic specialist at U of Colorado, says abrupt climate shifts happened in the past, happen now, and will come again. Huge changes are possible. Then UK psychotherapist Ro Randall on how to …

Radio Ecoshock: Fatal Heat Warning (replay 2018)

Thursday 2nd August 2018

What you don’t know can kill you…how our bodies react in heatwaves. New science from Camilo Mora, University of Hawaii. Second warning from 15,000 scientists: Dr. William Ripple, the man who started it. Adapting to extreme rains: “sponge cities” with futurist Chelsea Bohd. …

Radio Ecoshock: Science of Extreme Climate (replay 2018)

Thursday 26th July 2018

There are four interviews for you in this packed show– ranging from the most terrible climate news to the most hopeful. Our guests include the world’s greatest coral expert, Charlie Veron, on the dying Great Barrier Reef; scientist Martin Stute on turning …

Radio Ecoshock: El Nino Storms the World (replay 2018)

Thursday 19th July 2018

With heat records already crashing around the world, scientists are predicting an El Nino this winter. It’s time for this Radio Ecoshock replay on the climate and weather impacts of El Nino – first broadcast in 2014. Will 2018 be the hottest year …

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