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The Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast is a biweekly program where we dive into the career paths, research, and big ideas from past and present fellows, as well as other leaders in the field.

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Gabriel Gadsden on the rodent infestation and energy justice connection

1/25/2023
39 min.

Gabriel Gadsden joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss the intersection of rodent infestations and energy justice and how we can simultaneously tackle both issues.

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Carolyn Ramírez on forest protection

1/11/2023
36 min.

Carolyn Ramírez joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss the importance of old growth trees and the environmental justice implications of forest management.

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Meet María and a COP27 recap

12/29/2022
50 min.

In our year-in-review show we speak with assistant editor María Paula Rubiano A. about her path to environmental reporting, and fellows Alexa White and Dr. Robbie Parks recap their experience at COP27 in Egypt.

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Valerisa Joe-Gaddy on tribal water justice

12/14/2022
44 min.

Dr. Valerisa Joe-Gaddy joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss the importance of including Indigenous people in water management decisions.

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Beau Taylor Morton on the power of community organizing

11/30/2022
40 min.

Beau Taylor Morton joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss tapping into and listening to community power.

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Ashley James on protecting children from environmental exposures

11/16/2022
35 min.

Ashley James joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss reframing how we think about children’s health, and what organizers and regulators can learn from each other.

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Hannah Seo on diversity and optimism in environmental journalism

11/2/2022
31 min.

Hannah Seo joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss health and wellness reporting and the importance of support networks for journalists of color.

 

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Ogonnaya Dotson Newman on how philanthropy can support frontline communities

10/19/2022
46 min.

Ogonnaya Dotson Newman joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss the changing landscape of philanthropy and how it can be a powerful tool for environmental justice.

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The dangers of skin lightening products

10/5/2022
30 min.

Senior Agents of Change fellow Michelle Gin speaks with Michael Xiong of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency about the dangers of skin lightening products that contain mercury.

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Ashley Gripper on growing food to fight systemic oppression

9/21/2022
38 min.

Dr. Ashley Gripper joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss how gardening and farming increase community healing and personal agency in Black communities and beyond.

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Annie Belcourt on Indigenous health and healing

9/8/2022
37 min.

Dr. Annie Belcourt joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss using psychology to address the unique mental health challenges and issues in U.S. Indigenous communities.

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Max Aung on hidden toxic threats

7/27/2022
48 min.

Dr. Max Aung joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss the dangers of some everyday chemicals to our health—and how regulation hasn’t kept up with these threats.