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No Place Like Home
39 minutes | Jul 21, 2020
Stopping the Storm with Carlos Rodriguez
In our season finale, we take you on a journey to Puerto Rico to meet evangelical pastor turned relief worker and climate advocate, Carlos Rodriguez. He has a powerful personal story about how the climate impacts of Hurricane Maria and Irma transformed the trajectory of his life and ministry. And he shares profound wisdom on how we can all turn “charity into solidarity” to weather the storms of the climate crisis and more. Learn more about Carlos’ groundbreaking work here: https://www.happynpo.com/
27 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Braving the Wilderness with Rabbi Jennie Rosenn
In this profound and beautiful conversation, we talk with Rabbi Jennie Rosenn, Founder and CEO of Dayenu - a movement of American Jews confronting the climate crisis with spiritual audacity and bold political action. She shares powerful stories from the Jewish faith - which provide insight, light and courage in facing dark times. She also shares rituals from the Jewish tradition that help to navigate grief, fight for justice, and honor the historic journey of Jews from oppression and slavery, through years in the wilderness, and ultimately to freedom. Her wisdom will inspire you regardless of your religion or lack thereof. Learn more about Dayenu here: https://dayenu.org/
31 minutes | Jun 24, 2020
Climate Anxiety as a Spiritual Quest with Sarah Wilson
In this episode, we chat with mental health guru meets climate rockstar, Sarah Wilson. She’s the author of “First We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Journey Through Anxiety” which explores anxiety as a spiritual quest. Sarah shares how she’s found spiritual insights and courage in both her mental health journey, as well as her efforts to combat the climate crisis. And intriguely, how her anxiety, activism, and spirituality all intersect. This conversation is about finding beauty, courage, vitality, and spiritual grounding - even, and perhaps most importantly - in the hard, dark, scary places.
34 minutes | Jun 10, 2020
There is No Climate Justice without Racial Justice with Rev. Lennox Yearwood
This conversation features a renowned leader at the intersection of racial justice, climate change, and culture. It was recorded before the murder of George Floyd and the recent uprisings - but is relevant to this moment. We hope you’ll listen. We’re honored to have this friend and powerful leader on our show.
39 minutes | May 20, 2020
Indigenous Wisdom & the Seed of Life with Sherri Mitchell
Sherri Mitchell's name in her language is Weh'na Ha'mu Kwasset. She is an indigenous rights attorney from the Penobscot Nation and the author of a wonderful book, Sacred Instructions, that we highly recommend checking out. It brings together indigenous lessons, teachings and guidance she has been moved to share with the wider world, on behalf of the elders in her communitySherri's book: https://sacredinstructions.life/Additional Music:Chad Crouch - PacingHinterheim - Finnaly LostDaniel Birch - Glacier BellsKai Engel - Global Warming
38 minutes | May 6, 2020
Women, Faith, & Courage for the Brokenhearted with Dr. Katharine Wilkinson
Dr. Katharine Wilkinson is a climate author, strategist, and teacher, working to heal the planet we call home. Katharine talks with us about faith, finding courage with a broken heart, the strength in vulnerability, and why we need female leadership to face climate change. Known for her work at the intersection of climate, religion, gender equality, and women’s leadership, the Boston Globe dubbed her first book, Between God & Green, “a vitally important, even subversive, story.” Katharine’s TED Talk has more than 1.8 million views, and she is co-editor of a forthcoming anthology of women’s climate wisdom. In 2019, TIME featured Katharine as one of 15 “women who will save the world.”In this new “Bring the Light” season, we’re exploring how spirituality helps us face the climate crisis. This isn’t something we can beat with technology, policy and science alone. It takes heart and strength and courage - the kinds of things many people draw from their spiritual practices and faith traditions. Additional music:Chad Crouch - Pacing
30 minutes | Apr 22, 2020
Interbeing, Zen Meditation, & the Next Right Thing with Dr. Kritee Kanko
Climate scientist and Zen Buddhist Dr. Kritee Kanko shares her journey through depression into interbeing with the No Place Like Home family. We look at ecodharma and how meditation and Buddhist teachings can help us navigate the climate crisis - and any crisis. In this new “Bring the Light” season, we’re exploring how spirituality helps us face the climate crisis. This isn’t something we can beat with technology, policy and science alone. It takes heart and strength and courage - the kinds of things many people draw from their spiritual practices and faith traditions. Additional music: Chad Crouch - PacingKetsa- MultiverseChad Crouch - MoonriseDaniel Birch - Bodhi AmbientPictures of the Floating World - Memories
35 minutes | Apr 8, 2020
Witchcraft, Healing, and Desire with Jamie Lee Finch
A former evangelical turned witch, Jamie Lee Finch shares wisdom from this ancient goddess religion on navigating the climate crisis. We explore her surprising spiritual journey, the history of witches as healers, how climate justice connects with desire and sex magic, and why honoring our bodies is critical in the fight to heal our earth home. A sex witch, embodiment coach, activist, and poet, Jamie is also the author of: “You Are Your Own: A Reckoning with the Religious Trauma of Evangelical Christianity”. In this new “Bring the Light” season, we’re exploring how spirituality helps us face the climate crisis. This isn’t something we can beat with technology, policy and science alone. It takes heart and strength and courage - the kinds of things many people draw from their spiritual practices and faith traditions. Additional music: Chad Crouch - PacingChris Zabriskie - The Sun is Scheduled to Come Out Tomorrow
31 minutes | Mar 25, 2020
Being Christlike in the Climate Crisis with Science Mike
In this new “Bring the Light” season, we explore how spirituality helps us face the climate crisis. This isn’t something we can beat with technology, policy and science alone. It takes heart and strength and courage - the kinds of things many people draw from their spiritual or faith traditions. This episode we speak with Mike McHargue, a Southern Baptist turned atheist turned science-loving mystic follower of Jesus. Mike tackles the big questions on his podcasts The Liturgists and Ask Science Mike, and we were thrilled to talk with him about his faith journey, learning from the Gwich’in in the Arctic Refuge, and where he draws strength in trying times.The Liturgists: https://theliturgists.com/podcastMike’s website: https://mikemchargue.com/Additional music: Doctor Turtle - Dead From The Beginning Alive Til The End Daniel Birch - Sleep
35 minutes | Mar 25, 2020
This World as a Place of Worship with Ibrahim Abdul-Matin
What does Islam teach us about facing climate change? We ask Ibrahim Abdul-Matin: an urban strategist, author and thought leader who has advised political leaders and corporations on climate policy. He also wrote a beautiful book called: “Green Deen : What Islam Teaches about Protecting the Planet.” In this new “Bring the Light” season, we’re exploring how spirituality helps us face the climate crisis. This isn’t something we can beat with technology, policy and science alone. It takes heart and strength and courage - the kinds of things many people draw from their spiritual practices and faith traditions. Additional Music: Alan Spiljak - Empty Days
2 minutes | Mar 4, 2020
Welcome to Season 3: Bring the Light
In Season 3, Bring the Light, we'll explore how faith and spirituality, in all its forms, can help us wrap our arms around the climate crisis.
47 minutes | Nov 21, 2019
#34 Bonus: Telling Better Climate Stories with Amy Westervelt of DRILLED
This bonus episode of No Place Like Home was produced in partnership with Drilled. Host Amy Westervelt speaks with Anna Jane about the importance of good storytelling around the climate crisis, and how culture and entertainment can motivate action. Also featured are Mary Annaïse Heglar, Adam McKay, and David Wallace Wells. This is the second of two Drilled episodes on the subject, find the first and others at https://www.criticalfrequency.org/drilled To support Bernadette Demientieff and her family in the wake of the murder of her son by gun violence, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/donate/522078001704649/10162526309580282/ Join us for our new season of No Place Like Home, starting in early December, where we explore the power of faith, spirituality, and ancient wisdom traditions to inspire the climate movement.
39 minutes | Jun 17, 2019
#33 *All the Climate Feels* Season Finale - with Mary Annaïse Heglar!
This season on No Place Like Home we’ve been diving into *All The Climate Feels* - the emotional, psychological and spiritual elements of climate change. For our season finale, we chat all the climate feels - and our vision for a new world - with one of our fave pod friends and listeners, Mary Annaïse Heglar. Mary Annaïse is a treasured climate justice essayist and the Director of Publications at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), as well as a twitter extraordinaire. She has a giant heart and brilliant mind - and profound courage and insights on climate justice to share with all of us. Show notes: - Climate Action! Please protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - and the Gwich'in people who depend on it for survival: https://p2a.co/SWk1fuB - "How Rachel Held Evans really should be remembered" via the Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/how-rachel-held-evans-really-should-be-remembered/2019/05/08/7fcf0f4c-71cb-11e9-8be0-ca575670e91c_story.html?utm_term=.39e376a6fa09 - "A Wild Love for the World" On Being interview with Joanna Macy: https://onbeing.org/programs/joanna-macy-a-wild-love-for-the-world/ - "I work in the environmental movement. I don’t care if you recycle." - Vox essay by Mary Annaïse Heglar https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/5/28/18629833/climate-change-2019-green-new-deal - "Climate Change Ain’t the First Existential Threat" by Mary Annaïse Heglar https://medium.com/s/story/sorry-yall-but-climate-change-ain-t-the-first-existential-threat-b3c999267aa0 - "THIS LAND IS NOT YOUR LAND. OR MINE." - Dame Magazine essay by Mary Annaïse Heglar https://www.damemagazine.com/2019/04/16/this-land-is-not-your-land-or-mine/ 769312
35 minutes | Apr 15, 2019
#32 We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song - with Karenna Gore
This episode is devoted to faith, spirituality, religion - and how it contributes to (and complicates) our lives and the climate fight. We’re excited to bring y’all a beautiful, thought-provoking conversation with Karenna Gore - Al Gore’s daughter - who has emerged as a leading spiritual thinker on climate change and spirituality. “Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” ― Pope John Paul II This season on No Place Like Home we’ve been diving into “All The Climate Feels” - the emotional, psychological and spiritual landscape of climate change.
31 minutes | Feb 28, 2019
#31 Giving up isn't an option. Feels from the frontlines w/ Indigenous leader Bernadette Demientieff
This season we’ve been taking a deep dive into how climate change makes us feel - how it impacts us emotionally and spiritually - on a heart level. But what if your whole culture and identity were imperiled right now? This episode, we're honored to share the powerful, aching story of Bernadette Demientieff - a leader of the Gwich’in in Alaska. She's fighting for the survival of her way of life and sacred land - threatened by being on the frontlines of climate change, but also a cruel new effort to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Show notes: - Please protect the Arctic Refuge from drilling: https://p2a.co/SWk1fuB - No Place Like Home is hosted by Mary Anne Hitt and Anna Jane Joyner - We are produced by Zach Mack - Our theme music is by River Whyless - We are supported by the Sierra Club ***This special episode is also sponsored by our friends at The Wilderness Society. Since their start in 1935, The Wilderness Society has been at the forefront of nearly every major public lands victory in the United States. https://www.wilderness.org/ We lovingly dedicate this episode to our mentor and friend, Lenny Kohm.
39 minutes | Jan 30, 2019
#30 Art might save us with Joel McKerrow!
In this episode, we ask that age-old question: can art really save the world? Or at least help us find sanity, courage, and joy in the face of climate change? Join us for some powerful poetry, musings on the revolution, and more with Joel McKerrow, a renowned writer, performance poet, speaker & teacher. Joel McKerrow is one of Australia’s most revered performance poets. Read more about his story and art here: https://www.joelmckerrow.com/ If you likewise fall in love with Joel's poetry, you can find more of it here: https://www.joelmckerrow.com/albums And stay tuned for his soon-to-be-launched podcast "The Deep Place: On Creativity and Spirituality" - available on Feb 12 from iTunes, Spotify, and wherever you get your podcasts.
36 minutes | Dec 19, 2018
#29 Welcome to the apocalypse! We're glad you're here. adrienne maree brown shares survival tips
In this episode, we talk taking care of ourselves and each other - and the utter importance of finding and fighting for joy in the midst of the climate apocalypse. Join us and the AMAZING Adrienne Maree Brown - a writer, facilitator, emergent strategist, healer, doula, sci-fi scholar, philosopher and pleasure activist. Warning: we're passionate people and strong language is used in this episode. Show notes: - If you're able, please support California wildfire relief: https://act.sierraclub.org/donate/rc_connect__campaign_designform?id=7010Z0000027HsrQAE&formcampaignid=7010Z0000027HmiQAE - How to Survive the End of the World: a podcast from the Brown sisters on learning from the apocalypse with grace, rigor, and curiosity https://www.endoftheworldshow.org/
28 minutes | Nov 15, 2018
#28 A call for courage, not hope - with Dr. Kate Marvel
This season, we're getting to the heart of *All The Climate Feels.* Let's face it: climate change makes us feel anxious, afraid, angry, apathetic, and even depressed. Join us as we get personal with experts and folks on the frontlines to explore how we cope - and find out what we can do to find strength, courage, peace, and joy in the face of climate change. This episode, we get real with a climate scientist. What does it *feel* like to study this planetary and humanitarian crisis? Dr. Kate Marvel shares her experience being a (badass) climate scientist in these crazy times. And we explore her provocative call for courage - not hope - in this epic fight for our earth and lives. - No Place Like Home is hosted by Mary Anne Hitt and Anna Jane Joyner - We are produced by Zach Mack - Our theme music is by River Whyless - We are supported by the Sierra Club
33 minutes | Oct 29, 2018
#27 Anxious about climate change? You’re not alone. With Dr. Renee Lertzman
Let's face it: climate change makes us feel anxious, afraid, angry, apathetic, and even depressed. This season, we're getting to the heart of *All The Climate Feels.* Join us as we get personal with experts and folks on the frontlines to explore how we cope - and find out what we can do to find strength, courage, peace, and even joy in the face of climate change. We’re kicking things off with a fascinating chat with someone who has been studying “eco-anxiety” since it was a thing. What exactly is it? And what can we do about it? Dr. Renee Lertzman has answers. - No Place Like Home is hosted by Mary Anne Hitt and Anna Jane Joyner - We are produced by Zach Mack - Our theme music is by River Whyless - We are supported by the Sierra Club
49 minutes | Jul 11, 2018
#26 Zero Hour | How Then Shall We Live Pt. 5
Mary Anne updates us on booting Pruitt! Then, Anna Jane and Mary Anne share a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT and reflect on what they learned from their series 'How Then Shall We Live?' - which explores whether or not our personal choices matter in the fight against climate change. Anna Jane also sits down for a powerful chat with 18-year old Iris Fen Gillingham, activist and partnerships director for 'This is Zero Hour' - the youth climate movement and march happening on July 21st in Washington, DC. Show Notes: - This is Zero Hour: http://thisiszerohour.org/ - Take action to make sure the next EPA administrator works for the public, not corporate polluters: https://sc.org/2KKwLRp - No Place Like Home is hosted by Mary Anne Hitt and Anna Jane Joyner - We are produced by Zach Mack - Our theme music is by River Whyless - And we are supported by the Sierra Club
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