039: Public Policy and Environmental Podcasting with Earth Matters Host Lawson Hunter

Lawson Hunter is the former president of the Green Party in Canada and has given his time to countless organizations, committees, and boards that focus on environmental issues. Lawson is now a blogger at NewsandComment.com and hosts the environmental podcast EarthMatters where he interviews folks in and around Ontario Canada that are creating local solutions for global problems.

Lawson Hunter Online:

Lawson’s Blog – NewsAndComment.com

Lawson’s Show – EarthMatters

Lawson on Twitter

Other Episodes Discussed:

EarthMatters – Status of Hamilton Harbour

EarthMatters – Eat the Beetles

ASM #027 – Tom Szaky from TerraCycle

ASM #017 – Sara Weiner from SaraBella Upcycle

ASM #011 – Jordan Figueiredo from the Ugly Fruit & Veg Campaign

Book & Resources Suggestions:

Yes Magazine: Powerful Ideas, Practical Actions – a nonprofit, independent publisher of solutions journalism

The Solutions Journal – non-profit online publication devoted to showcasing bold and innovative ideas for solving the world’s integrated ecological, social, and economic problems

Freecycle Network – grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns

Small is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher

The Sacred Balance by David Suzuki

Progress and Poverty by Henry George