Green Wave Podcast

The Green Wave podcast, showcasing in audio a selection of articles from the Green European Journal.

Covering progressive politics and green ideas from a range of perspectives from across Europe and beyond. Available for you to listen wherever and whenever you want.

Green Wave is also part of EuroPod, a network of European podcast shows which brings together journalistic, cultural, and institutional views on political and societal trends in Europe and beyond.

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Questioning the Centrality of Work with André Gorz
Green transition

André Gorz, a key thinker of political ecology, owes his popularity in part to his radical critique of work. His exhortation to “exit from work”, though undoubtedly utopian, provides us with the opportunity to reflect on what we mean by ‘work’ and on the dominant place we afford it.

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Youth Lead the Way on the Climate Emergency
Climate and Energy

On Friday 20 September, thousands of children will once again take to the streets in the name of the planet – and this time they call for adults to strike with them. Philosopher Joëlle Zask considers how the conscience and clarity of the young climate protestors upturns notions of minority and majority in political society.

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An Eco-Social Perspective on Transhumanism
Media and Culture

Tracing the rise of transhumanism, a movement inspired by the possibilities of developments from artificial intelligence to biogenetics. But this techno-utopian philosophy provides no answer to our social and environmental crises.

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Cosmic Bonanza – Mining in Outer Space

Is an end to scarcity in sight? American companies are preparing to tap a vast source of raw materials on celestial bodies. But space mining is also a source of conflict, as the global commons of outer space are being enclosed, repeating patterns of appropriation of our own planet’s resources.

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Green Space in the History of Political Ideas

Liberalism, conservatism and socialism have long been seen as the dominant political paradigms of modernity. But these centuries-old frameworks are no longer unchallenged. Reinhard Olschanski explores how environmentalism, in the broad sense, draws from all three and yet offers a distinct, universal political outlook that responds to fundamental problems of (post-)industrial society.

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