Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) is a growing trend in the literary world as climate change quickly redefines our cities, livelihoods, and relationship to the planet. Arizona State University is hosting a climate fiction contest in February 2018. Listen in to this month's podcast as we discuss the genre and the contest with guest host Joey Eschrich.
Since Donald Trump became our president almost exactly one year ago, we're asking: what is the actual impact he's had in terms of sustainability in our country? Listen to January's podcast for an update on the no-longer-new administration and highlights of important pieces of environmental legislation and events throughout the U.S. during this past year.
Minimalism could be defined as having only the essentials, and it's a lifestyle trend that's entered the mainstream through books, like Marie Kondo's "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up", popular millennial design aesthetic, and services like Uber, Blue Apron, etc. Want to hear more? Listen in on this month's episode for our thoughts on minimalism.
In this episode, co-host Daniel Velez interviewed three sustainability experts and researchers about the differences between curiosity-inpired and use-inspired research. What do these terms mean? Is one more important than the other? Listen to Dr. Rob Melnick, Dr. Chris Boone, and Dr. Arnim Wiek discuss the answers to these questions and more.