Episodes: Masonry

Episode 4: The Power of a Just Transportation System

In episode 4 of Climate Check, host Eva Dean chats with Vanessa Barrios about what it will take to make transportation carbon neutral. Barrios talks about car culture, the role of racism in transportation, and the impact of local climate policies on people who migrated to New York out of necessity. She speaks eloquently about...

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Episode 3: What is the Media Missing?

In episode 3 of Climate Check, host Eva Dean chats with Dr. Genevieve Guenther, founder and director of End Climate Silence, a volunteer organization dedicated to help the media cover the climate crisis with the urgency it deserves.  Dr. Guenther is a literary and Shakespeare scholar who deep dives into language used in the media about...

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Episode 2: Community, Compost, and Climate

For this episode we are joined by Ceci Pineda, executive director of BK ROT, an organization that offers a youth and bike powered food waste collection and composting service. Ceci and Eva discuss how we can work with nature to combat climate change and dive into the nitty gritty of BKROT, the power of utilizing our...

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Patience, Perseverance, & People, that’s what you need

In our premiere episode of Climate Check, we chat with Sara Gronim, an early member of 350 Brooklyn and pivotal organizer of the Williams Pipeline battle. Eva and Sara discuss the growing movement against creating non-renewable energy infrastructure in New York City, the success of a community-based organizing effort assembled to resist this infrastructure. Sara...

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Welcome to Climate Check: Stories & Solutions

Trailer for Climate Check: Stories and Solutions, a podcast that brings climate activists and experts together to break down the climate crisis and discuss local strategies and solutions.

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