The Collapse Of The Oroville Dam: A Metaphor And Mirror of Societal Collapse

February 20, 2017

Carolyn and Ivey Cone, longtime friend of the New Lifeboat Hour and Northern California resident living near Oroville, cover the collapse of the dam in depth and the potential for a disaster the size of Katrina if the dam's infrastructure completely fails.

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Happy Valentines Day: Do You Have A Home?

February 14, 2017

On this Valentine's Day, activist Mimi German and Carolyn discuss not romantic love, but love and compassion for homeless people in Portland and around the world. How does climate change affect their lives, and what can we do as communities and as individuals to help the most vulnerable of our species?

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Navigating A Tsunami Of Cultural And Political Upheaval

February 6, 2017

Will returns to the New Lifeboat Hour to discuss with Carolyn how we ground ourselves and stay grounded in the midst of the current cultural upheaval as well as in the larger picture of global crisis. How do we balance the inner world of emotional and spiritual work we must do on ourselves with the outer activism that this time is demanding of us? In addition to his book Now Or Never, Will shares with us his exciting upcoming conference, Architects Of The New Paradigm. This is a lively, joyful conversation between friends and allies.

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Kali Takes America: Are We With Her?

January 30, 2017

Harvard educated scholar of Comparative Religion and Mythology, Vera de Chalambert and Carolyn discuss the mythology of the 2016 election and the planetary rite of passage that Kali, the fierce female force of the Hindu tradition, is compelling our species and our planet to experience and be transformed by. Don't miss this rich conversation.

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Climate Chaos, Disaster Relief, Health and Food Security

January 23, 2017

Nick from Relief Analysis discusses the implications of climate chaos in terms of natural disasters and disaster relief. How do we become resilient in terms of infrastructure, food, and health security? How can we mitigate climate chaos by studying the patterns of rain bombs and other extreme weather events?

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Tempering Optimism With Realism In This Now Or Never World

January 16, 2017

Author, consultant, and sacred activist, Will Wilkinson, having just published his book Now or Never, shares what he's learned about the urgency of our predicament and how important it is to temper our optimism with realism as we integrate the transformational path with the path of social and Earth justice.

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Andrew Harvey & Carolyn Baker: Only Our Ability To Access Authentic Joy Can Sustain Us

January 9, 2017

Ivey Cone interviews Carolyn and Andrew Harvey as they talk about their new book Return To Joy--why they wrote it and why they believe that only our ability to access joy can sustain us as we experience all of the other feelings related to the collapse of systems and climate catastrophe. Their humor is infectious, and their inspiration more than welcome in the midst of an unprecedented global crisis.

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Is Doing Inner Work An Aspect Of Privilege?

January 2, 2017

In her first 2017 podcast, Carolyn discusses the difference between inner work as a distraction of privilege vs. a strategy of prevention. What IS inner work, and how does it support or conflict with our activism and other forms of work in the world? As always, with emphasis on practical tools for living resiliently, Carolyn offers powerful strategies for navigating the fomidible future of 2017 and beyond.

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Philip Shepherd, April 1, 2016

December 26, 2016

Philip and Carolyn discuss his new book New Self, New World, what it means to be embodied, and why that matters in a time of global crisis.

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Humanity’s Blind Spot Is Humanity’s Undoing; Grief As The Doorway To Acceptance And Even Joy In The Face Of Our Demise

December 19, 2016

Carolyn and consciousness researcher and author, Peter Russell, discuss humanity's deadly trajectory of acceleration and singularity which guarantee our extinction as certainly as abrupt climate change does. So how do we accept what seems inevitable and the reality that "this is how it ends"? Grief is one doorway to acceptance and also a doorway to the joy at lives at our core.

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