Podcasts/Books/Movies

Podcasts are great. You can listen live. You can download and listen when you have time. You can subscribe through your favourite podcast app like podbean, itunes… and never miss an episode. Some have a video feed. Some have a subscription fee, most podcasts are free, supported by listeners or ads.

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Below are some of our favourite podcasts.

Muskoka Drawdown: The Podcast

Muskoka Drawdown

Hosted by Tamsen Tillson of Climate Action Muskoka.

Airing once a month on the local community radio station Hunters Bay RadioMuskoka Drawdown is a radio show and podcast about climate change solutions here at home in Muskoka.




In the Green Chair 

This episode features CAM member, Melinda Zytaruk.

A podcast by Relay Education. In each episode we sit down in the green chair with an inspiring professional working in the green economy to learn about their story. 


Planet Haliburton –

Planet Haliburton and Climate Action Muskoka
see a list of all PH episodes here.

BY: TERRY MOORE | CANOE FM
Episode 74 – SEP 25, 2020

“On this PH episode we explore local climate change planning activism with two representatives of Climate Action Muskoka (CAM), Linda Mathers and Tamsen Tillson”
Episode 77 – A Good War:
Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency” With Seth Klein.
Episode 78 – NOV 27, 2020
– On this episode we continue our environmental impact assessment of the Doug Ford government with Dianne Saxe
Episode 79 – Dec 10,2020“Building Back Better from the Pandemic and Climate Emergencies”, with Annamie Paul, Leader of the Green Party of Canada.

Episode 84 – March 26, 2021 – “The Federal Liberal Climate Action Formula: A Recipe for Failure”, Thursday March 25, 2021, with David Robertson from “Seniors for Climate Action Now” (SCAN!)


Outrage and Optimism

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This lively, topical weekly podcast, co-hosted by Christiana Figueres, Tom Rivett-Carnac and Paul Dickinson features influential guests from government, business, activism, religion and culture. Each episode brings out the energy of outrage and the possibility of their optimism to tackle the climate crisis. 

WELCOME TO SEASON 3
FEATURED PODCAST91: 
The Race to Zero! Road to COP26



How to Save a Planet 

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Does climate change freak you out? Want to know what we, collectively, can do about it? Join us, journalist Alex Blumberg and scientist and policy nerd Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, as we scour the Earth for solutions, talk to people who are making a difference, ask hard questions, crack dumb jokes and — episode by episode — figure out how to build the future we want.

Feature episode MARCH 18, 2021– Your carbon footprint – everything from eating meat, to flying, and driving, all have carbon costs associated with them. We tell you what’s at the top of the carbon footprint list, and then we take a step back and ask a bigger question…does your personal carbon footprint even matter?


A Matter of degrees

Give up your climate guilt.
Sharpen your curiosity.

Join Dr. Leah Stokes and Dr. Katharine Wilkinson as they tell stories about the powerful forces behind climate change — and the tools we have to fix it.

This show is for the climate curious people who know climate change is a problem, but are trying to figure out how to tackle it.


Twenty First Century Imperative

The podcast series that explores the insights, approaches, experiences of scientists, planners, engineers, designers, business entrepreneurs, politicians and other successful change-makers, who are finding smart, effective ways to answer one or more of the three critical challenges of the Twenty First Century Imperative:

  1. How will we continue to live on our planet without destroying our biosphere?
  2. How will we repair and regenerate the environmental damage we have already caused?
  3. How will we successfully adapt to the escalating impacts of climate change?

Mothers Of Invention

With ten years to go before we see irreversible changes to our planet, former Irish president Mary Robinson, comedian and writer Maeve Higgins, and series producer Thimali Kodikara dig into the biggest climate issues of our time with love, laughter and memorable storytelling.


The War on Cars

The War on Cars

The War on Cars is a podcast about car culture, mobility and the future of cities. We bring you news, commentary and stories about the worldwide battle to undo a century’s worth of damage wrought by the automobile. The War on Cars is waged by three leading voices of the livable streets movement, Doug Gordon, Sarah Goodyear and Aaron Naparstek. Liberate your city. Enlist today in The War on Cars.





The Big Story

We tackle the topics on the minds of Canadians with intelligence and wit, drawing on our network of the country’s best journalists. Part of the Frequency Podcast Network. We’re Canadian. We make podcasts.

Nov 9 to 13, a five-part series in collaboration with The Narwhal. The ‘Erin Brockovich contaminant’ hexavalent chromium in the Sault. As oil and gas declines, where do the workers go? The tide of selenium leaching into Canadian and U.S. water from a 100-kilometre stretch of coal mines near Elk Valley, B.C. Species extinction in B.C. Can carbon caches help us preserve a moderate climate?

What does the carbon tax ruling mean? March 26, 2021|Jordan Heath-Rawlings. What’s in the ruling, exactly? What does it mean for Canadians, for the climate and for its political opponents? How will it impact the next election, and what will the premiers who fought so hard against it do next? GUEST: Fatima Syed, for The Narwhal


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