Year 2, Ep. 16: Degrow your home


Climate Tips, Episodes

This week I talk about what degrowth can mean at home, and give tips on how to create spaces for “enough” stuff not to morph into “too much.” I crunch the climate numbers on living smaller based on a recent article in Energy Policy by Immanuel Stiess, Anja Umbach-Daniel, and Corinna Fischer. And my local […]

November 25, 2020

Year 2, Ep. 15: This Situation


climate activism, climate art, Episodes

Welcome to “This Situation”! I talk about my time in Tino Sehgal’s fascinating installation/performance piece at Gropius Bau this past month, and how it felt to be an often lone voice on climate action. Then I get real about this podcast and promise to get back to my intended focus on positive visions of the […]

November 25, 2020

Year 2, Ep. 14: Too much stuff


Climate Tips, Episodes, News

This week, I complain about cleaning yet MORE junk out of the junk house, the cluttered state of my apartment, and the problem of stuff in general. But there’s a silver lining — I’m taking part in an upcoming exhibition of “This Situation,” an art piece that involves talking about current and age-old problems by […]

November 25, 2020

Year 2, Ep. 13: Read what you love for the planet


Book Club, Episodes

I report back on the media diet I started two weeks ago, and find that it’s great reading less and being more mindful about my media consumption. Plus, climate activists boycott Facebook, why the BBC podcast “Forest 404” is making me happy, and what Nick Hornby’s reading philosophy could have to do with climate change.

November 25, 2020

Year 2, Ep. 12: My media diet


Climate Tips, Episodes, News

Today I want to talk about media and climate change, and challenge myself to a media diet that focuses more on climate change and cuts out the silly stuff. Take a listen: Media and climate change If you’re listening to this podcast, you know that climate change is real, humans are causing it, and the […]

June 30, 2020

Year 2, Ep. 11: Take to the streets


climate activism, Episodes

This week I weigh in on Black Lives Matter, connect it to the climate and sustainability crises, and explain why I’m joining Extinction Rebellion’s next Rebel Wave from June 12-21. A big shout-out to Osita Nwanevu’s excellent February essay “End the GOP” in The New Republic and thanks to everyone who joined the workshop series […]

June 30, 2020

Year 2, Ep. 10: Stories from the Future


Episodes

Back to the podcast with a speculative interview! ACUD MACHT NEU’s curator Daniela Silvestrin interviews me in May 2030 to talk about “Stories from the Future,” the series of workshops we’re working on with “Collective Practices.” What a trip! For more information about the workshops, check out my dedicated page here.

May 27, 2020

Stories from the Future


News

From June to December 2020, I’m going to be initiating a series of workshops in which participants and I imagine the world in 2030 and create artifacts from that world to send back to 2020. These workshops are part of the program “Collective Practices” at art/performance/discussion space ACUD MACHT NEU in Berlin. If you would […]

May 27, 2020

Year 2, Ep. 8: Going Vegan


Climate Tips, Episodes, Recipes

This week, I’m responding to my friend Jason’s question: Do you have any tips on going vegan while being cooped up at home because of the coronavirus? I share 8 tips from my 8 months as a vegan (funny how that works out). Now I’ve been vegan since September, so I’m no vegan black belt. […]

April 23, 2020