Green Root Podcast
The Shadow of the Environmental Movement

The Shadow of the Environmental Movement

March 1, 2021

On episode #45 of the Green Root Podcast, host Josh Schlossberg talks out loud to himself about the "shadow" of the establishment and alternative environmental movements, homing in on the harsh realities its members are unable--or unwilling--to see. 

He finishes up with a plea for a U.S. nonprofit to step up and provide fiscal sponsorship for Rural Watch Africa Initiative, an outstanding Nigerian organization tackling the root issues of environmental degradation and poverty in the world's poorest nation. 

Bright Green Lies (with filmmaker Julia Barnes)

Bright Green Lies (with filmmaker Julia Barnes)

February 22, 2021

On episode #44 of the Green Root Podcast, host and censored movie star Josh Schlossberg, gets behind the camera with Julia Barnes, director of the upcoming film Bright Green Lies, to document the sixth mass extinction, deep sea mining for “green” tech, and the ecocidal folly of trying to fuel industrial civilization with "renewable" energy.

Climate & Oregon’s Industrial Forests (with Chuck Willer of Coast Range Association)

Climate & Oregon’s Industrial Forests (with Chuck Willer of Coast Range Association)

February 15, 2021

On episode #43 of the Green Root Podcast, host & former Oregonian, Josh Schlossberg, hops the fence onto “private” timberlands with Chuck Willer, director of Coast Range Association, to reveal how the logging industry trades short-term profits for long-term forest productivity, when the environmental movement abandoned land reform, and the role western Oregon’s carbon-storing “industrial” forestlands can play in addressing the climate emergency, as detailed in Climate & Oregon's Industrial Forests: A Green New Deal Proposal.

Unearthing the Roots of Industrial Agriculture (with Kollibri terre Sonnenblume)

Unearthing the Roots of Industrial Agriculture (with Kollibri terre Sonnenblume)

February 8, 2021

On episode #42 of the Green Root Podcast, host and ex-farmhand, Josh Schlossberg, gets his hands dirty with writer, podcaster, and organic farmer, Kollibri terre Sonnenblume, to unearth the roots of the agricultural revolution, the ecological and societal impacts of industrial ag, and how humanity might find a balance between growing food and preserving nature.

Not Out of the Woods Yet (with Ashley Lipscomb of Kentucky Heartwood)

Not Out of the Woods Yet (with Ashley Lipscomb of Kentucky Heartwood)

February 1, 2021

On episode #41 of the Green Root Podcast, host Josh Schlossberg gets lost in the woods with Ashley Lipscomb, Director of Kentucky Heartwood, to uncover threats to the Daniel Boone National Forest, the influence of “bullet groups” on public lands management, and proposals that would destroy roosting habitat for federally-endangered Indiana bats.

Radical Environmentalism (with Susan Breen of Deep Green Resistance)

Radical Environmentalism (with Susan Breen of Deep Green Resistance)

January 25, 2021

On episode #40 of the Green Root Podcast, host Josh Schlossberg takes a trip to the Emerald Isle with Susan Breen, organizer with Deep Green Resistance and Shale Must Fall, to delve into fracking in Europe, “eco-sabotage,” and the role of the radical environmental movement.

And Your Little Prairie Dog, Too! (with Deanna Meyer of Prairie Protection Colorado)

And Your Little Prairie Dog, Too! (with Deanna Meyer of Prairie Protection Colorado)

January 18, 2021

On episode #39 of the Green Root Podcast, host Josh Schlossberg digs below the surface with Deanna Meyer, executive director of Prairie Protection Colorado, to learn about endangered grasslands, the role prairie dogs play as keystone species, and how to save them from eradication.

Empowering Women, Protecting Nature (with Florence Blondel, global justice campaigner)

Empowering Women, Protecting Nature (with Florence Blondel, global justice campaigner)

January 11, 2021

On episode #38 of the Green Root Podcast, host Josh Schlossberg leaves the continent with environmental and global justice campaigner, Florence Blondel, to explore biodiversity loss in Uganda, how empowering women’s birth control choices can reduce poverty while also protecting forests and climate, and whether the developing world may someday become a model of sustainability.

Bear With Us (with Barrie Gilbert, author of One of Us: A Biologist’s Walk Among Bears)

Bear With Us (with Barrie Gilbert, author of One of Us: A Biologist’s Walk Among Bears)

January 3, 2021

On episode #37 of the Green Root Podcast, host and accidental bear tracker, Josh Schlossberg, goes off the beaten path with Barrie Gilbert, Ph.D., retired wildlife biologist & professor, and author of One of Us: A Biologist’s Walk Among Bears, to discuss the ecological necessity of bears in North America, current threats to Grizzlies, and what we need to do to protect them.

Buddhism for Environmental Activists (with David R. Loy, author of Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis)

Buddhism for Environmental Activists (with David R. Loy, author of Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis)

December 20, 2020

On episode #36 of the Green Root Podcast, host and fake Buddhist, Josh Schlossberg, gets nondual with David R. Loy, professor, writer, Zen teacher, and author of Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis, to meditate on how Buddhist philosophy might enlighten environmental activism.

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