Rate this item
(1 Vote)

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:

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 …

Radio Ecoshock: Welcome to the Dark New Climate (replay 2018)

Wednesday 11th July 2018

50 scientists warn official predictions don’t include a feed-back as large as all U.S. emissions: the warming soil. From the Netherlands, Dr. Thomas Crowther. From Maine, paleobiologist Dr. Jacquelyn Gill says abrupt climate change hit species before us.

Radio Ecoshock: SUDDEN HEAT (replay 2018)

Thursday 5th July 2018

With record heat in North America and Europe– this is a great time to review what we know about how heat kills. Dr. Robert Kopp explains why humans die in heat waves, and why that will get worse as climate change develops. …

Radio Ecoshock: Collapse: Fix it or Run Away?

Wednesday 27th June 2018

You hear about a crashing ecosystem, from climate disruption to disappearing species and landscapes. What to do? There are two options: try to organize social change, or try to escape to a safer place. In this show, you will hear a sample of …

Radio Ecoshock: Carbon Climate Showdown

Thursday 21st June 2018

In this week’s show I have two top level scientists.  Pep Canadell the Director of the Global Carbon Project reports a big increase in greenhouse gas emissions in 2018, mostly coming from China. We talk about whether even 2 degrees C of global …

Radio Ecoshock: The Thin Layer Before Madness

Wednesday 13th June 2018

Will the ocean stop accepting our carbon pollution? New science with Dr. Ryan Pereira in Scotland about climate reaction in the sea. Then a new bottom for nuclear madness: floating atomic reactors to the Arctic, and around the world. From Amsterdam, scientist and …

Radio Ecoshock: Calling A Lifeline

Wednesday 6th June 2018

NASA scientist Matthew Rodell: where the world is losing water, and who gets too much. New science. First, transformation engineer Michael Mielke finds a new source of power and money that can wake us all up to the climate emergency and environmental collapse. …

Radio Ecoshock: Turmoil: Venezuela and Ukraine

Thursday 31st May 2018

Mongabay journalist Glenn Scherer relays the latest from Venezuela, including their reporters penetrating deep into the lawless Amazon. Our second trip this hour is guided by the prominent Harvard historian Serhii Plokhii. He grew up with the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe, and lived through …

Radio Ecoshock: Two Dangerous Myths Exposed

Thursday 24th May 2018

Scientist Mary Booth says the new drive to burn wood as a replacement for coal is backfiring in the atmosphere. Jay Coghlan on the arcane world of“plutonium pits”– the trigger for nuclear weapons. If you like ultimate gambling, this is it, …

Radio Ecoshock: Transition Through A Fracked Climate

Thursday 17th May 2018

We made a mistake that will crash the two degree warming guard-rail not by 2100, but before 2030. That is coming right up with Professor Anthony Ingraffea from Cornell. Our second interview is with the co-founder of the Transition Town Movement, Rob Hopkins, …

Deprogrammed Radio Banner