Crazy Town

By Post Carbon Institute: Sustainability, Climate, Collapse, and Dark Humor

With equal parts humor and in-depth analysis, Asher, Rob, and Jason safeguard their sanity while probing crazy-making topics like climate change, overshoot, runaway capitalism, and why we’re all deluding ourselves.

  1. 1.
    The Attention Economy and Nature Depletion, or… the Story of Einstein Watching Cat Videos
    1:14:57
  2. 2.
    Nature Detachment and Ecocide, or... the Story of the Marauding Mountain Lion
    1:26:05
  3. 3.
    The Myth of Progress and Limits to Growth, or... the Story of the World's Largest Shovel
    1:20:18
  4. 4.
    Complexity and Armageddon, or… the Story of the Hemp Microphone
    1:13:41
  5. 5.
    Discounting the Future and Climate Chaos, or... the Story of the Duelling Economists
    1:04:58
  6. 6.
    Conspiracy Theories and Collapse, or… the Story of UFOs and Free Energy
    1:09:02
  7. 7.
    Self Domestication and Overshoot, or… the Story of Foxes and Russian Melodrama
    36:12
  8. 8.
    Fear of Death and Climate Denial, or… the Story of Wolverine and the Screaming Mole of Doom
    57:03
  1. 9.
    Crazy Town Trailer
    0:57
  2. 10.
    Relative Status and Environmental Breakdown, or... the Story of Bartenders and Bird Feathers
    47:29
  3. 11.
    Cognitive Bias and Global Warming, or... the Story of Cattle Prods and Ice Cream Shops
    57:10
  4. 12.
    Season 3 Announcement
    12:01
  5. 13.
    Bonus: Green Dreamer with Jason Bradford
    38:02
  6. 14.
    Bonus: The Practical Stoic with Richard Heinberg
    1:04:18
  7. 15.
    Bonus: Decolonizing the Mind with Sherri Mitchell
    1:33:20
  8. 16.
    Tis but a Scratch: the Insanity of Getting the Economy "Back to Normal"
    48:28
  9. 17.
    A Time to Speak up, but Also a Time to Shut up: White Privilege and Systemic Racism
    21:58
  10. 18.
    Mailbag: Dark Humor and Sustainability from Listeners around the World
    45:39
  11. 19.
    Breaking the Brady Vase: Coronavirus and Fault Lines in American Politics
    53:41
  12. 20.
    Poked by a Porcupine: the Politics of Contraction as We Encounter the Limits to Growth
    38:42
  13. 21.
    Doors and Deck Chairs on the Titanic: Reimagining Lifeboat Ethics in the Age of Overshoot
    43:45
  14. 22.
    Koala Butts Ablaze: Growth, Conservation, and Collapse in the Adaptive Cycle
    45:53
  15. 23.
    Announcement: Luciferian Mailbag Call
    5:02
  16. 24.
    Banana Town: Where Michael Moore Stokes Controversy over Renewable Energy
    38:01
  17. 25.
    Mayor McCheese & Modern Medicine: Squandering Energy and Rethinking Technology
    40:14
  18. 26.
    An Ecofascist and a Social Justice Warrior Walk into a Bar: Extremist Politics and Censorship
    27:21
  19. 27.
    Foreclosing on the Frackers: Coronavirus and the Future of Energy
    54:37
  20. 28.
    Delusion to the Left, Denial to the Right, and the Environmental Reality Caught in the Middle
    33:00
  21. 29.
    I Can't Drive 35: the Politics of Rationing and its Potential to Shift the Economy
    35:52
  22. 30.
    Coronavirus and the Three Bears: the Right-Sized Crisis for a Transition to Sustainability?
    42:14
  23. 31.
    Our Naked Emperors Catch Coronavirus: How to Think about Collapse with Nafeez Ahmed
    1:11:55
  24. 32.
    Announcement: Keeping up with Coronavirus
    1:30
  25. 33.
    The 10,000-Mile Cod, Insane Global Trade, and the Path to a Resilient Local Economy
    39:07
  26. 34.
    The Long and Shart of Extreme Travel as Climate Chaos Reigns
    34:44
  27. 35.
    The Adventures of Bill and Lou: the Obscene Politics of Climate Change and Overshoot
    37:32
  28. 36.
    Band-Aid Town and the Psychology of Climate Change
    44:01
  29. 37.
    Helicopters and Kick the Can: Money in the Real World of Energy and the Environment
    46:50
  30. 38.
    My Dinner Is Stuck in Traffic: Fossil Fuels and the Food Transition
    37:46
  31. 39.
    Tackling Inequality in the Economy, One Pair of Lederhosen at a Time
    49:32
  32. 40.
    They'll Think of Somethingisms: Is Technology Really the Answer to Overshoot?
    37:50
  33. 41.
    Mosquito-Flavored Popcorn: When Climate Scientists and Economists Go off the Rails
    47:47
  34. 42.
    Deer Sinew and Beetle Biscuits: Raising Kids in the Age of Climate Chaos
    45:59
  35. 43.
    Zombies, Magic Rocks, Collapse, and Other Fun Sustainability Stories
    38:07
  36. 44.
    Solar Freakin' Roadways: How Technological Optimism Undermines Sustainability
    49:44
  37. 45.
    My Car Is Bigger than Yours: Consumerist Dreams and Environmental Nightmares
    44:43
  38. 46.
    1.21 Jigawatts: Energy Literacy and the Real Scoop on Fossil Fuels
    51:44
  39. 47.
    Punching Ronnie in the Mouth: Limits to Growth and Economic Lies
    40:09
  40. 48.
    Orangutans and Santa Suits: Who's Crazy When It Comes to Climate Change?
    40:06

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