Nov 10, 2021
It’s no surprise growing food uses lots of water.
One cow needs anywhere from 3 to 30 L of water a day. It takes 3200 L of water to grow one pound of lentils.
In this episode we ask, what do we do when there's not enough water to feed our food?
Here in Canada, 2021 made history as prairie farmers experienced one of...
Oct 27, 2021
In this episode, we visit the city of Iqaluit in Canada’s northern territory of Nunavut, which is battling a water crisis on multiple fronts.
This month, residents were alerted not to drink or cook with water due to contamination. But for years, the city’s main water supply - Lake Geraldine - has experienced...
Oct 13, 2021
On this episode:
Katharine Hayhoe’s new book, Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World, is a practical and compassionate guide for talking about climate change across differences.
Combining her research with thousands of conversations with everyday people, Hayhoe shows us how...
Oct 4, 2021
Join our guest host, Professor Graham Strickert, as he hosts a panel of experts to discuss the pitfalls and problems of hydropower dams. Inspired by our screening of the award-winning Patagonia film "DamNation."
Aug 28, 2021
Join us as some of Canada's leading water scientists and experts discuss how testing wastewater for SARS-CoV-2 can help us detect emerging community outbreaks. It's a dirty subject that is saving lives.