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By James Cox
This podcast covers issues of Climate Change, Building a Socially Responsible Economy, Health and Life and Death.

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Living Abundantly in an Age of COVID : a chat w Dan Mangena

human insights with james cox

Living Abundantly in an Age of COVID : a chat w Dan Mangena

human insights with james cox

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COVID and AI are Changing the Economy and Our Future: a chat w JT Kostman
JT Kostman is a CEO, consultant and key figure in the utilization of Artificial Intelligence (AI) across the economy.  As the CEO of ProtectedBy.AI he is focused on using AI to create novel synergies for businesses and non-profits. JT's diverse background feeds a rich narrative that informs us about where we are headed in a world changed by COVID and AI.  Amazing conversation :) 
54:04
November 20, 2020
The Economics of Happiness and Other Radical Ideas: a chat w Danny Blancheflower
Danny Blancheflower is an Economist from Dartmouth College. He has served as in the Bank of England, National Bureau of Economic Research, as well as teaching at many universities around the world. He recent posted a paper on the economics of happiness. We discuss a wide range of issues that ultimately get back to a better understanding of how economics affects our everyday lives. 
53:23
November 17, 2020
Energy, Economics and Society: a chat w Carey King
Carey King is a researcher from University of Texas at Austin who focuses on economic modeling of how how fossil fuel energy affects the economy and society. We discuss his recently published book, The Economic Superorganism: Beyond the Competing Narratives on Energy, Policy, and Growth. In this discussion Carey connects abstract modeling to real world situations... the result is insights that inform our decision making going forward and reinforces the need for change. Learn more about Carey at http://careyking.com
1:07:12
November 12, 2020
Finding our Spiritual Path: a chat w Kristina Bloom
Kristina Bloom is a spiritual advisor, empath, and medium. At a early age she realized she saw spirituality manifesting but was confronted by a society hell bent on denying our spiritual existence as human being. We discuss our respective journeys and the journey to come. Check out her work at  https://kristinabloom.com 
35:38
November 1, 2020
Living Abundantly in an Age of COVID : a chat w Dan Mangena
Dan Mangena is a coach, author and podcaster with abundant life experiance and tried and true strategies. As an expert and author he has a number of books and programs that help people become their best selves. Dan says, "I am a simple man who wants to change the world for the better. Everything I do is with that purpose in mind." Be sure to check him out at https://dreamwithdan.com
29:40
October 30, 2020
Conservatism in America: a chat w Chuck Holden
This is an epic podcast... Chuck Holden is a professor of American History at St Mary's College of Md. His course of studies has lead him to study conservatism in depth. This podcast looks at the forces driving conservatism and how it has changed over the past 250 years.
58:00
September 20, 2020
Plant-based Diets and Fitness: a chat w Geoff Palmer
Geoff Palmer is a vegan body builder with a passion for promoting a plant-based diet and fitness. Geoff is the founder and CEO of Clean Machine
33:26
September 14, 2020
Laudato Si and Climate Change: a chat w Steve Knight
Laudato Si is a papal encyclical issued by Pope Francis in 2015. I discuss its message with climate activist Steve Knight. The message is rich with insights valuable for people of all faiths. You can download the letter here http://w2.vatican.va/content/dam/francesco/pdf/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20150524_enciclica-laudato-si_en.pdf
44:24
September 4, 2020
Solar Energy in 2020: a chat w Bill Driscoll
Bill Driscoll is the founder of Ocean Solar, a NJ based firm that helps homeowners and business people take advantage of renewable energy.
14:04
August 17, 2020
Consumerism and Modern Society: a chat w Julia King
Julia King is an anthropology professor at St Marys College of MD. Today we discuss how consumerism influences society, climate change, and how its changing given COVID.
42:31
August 5, 2020
Growing Entreprenuership in America:a chat w Robin Wilson an
Robin Wilson, is an entreprenuer and author. She shares her insights into the need to foster new businesses, esp around sustainability. jonathan Cloud is the co-founder of possible planet.org
45:44
July 30, 2020
Comparing the Great Depression and the Current Economic Crisis: a chat w Chuck Holden
Chuck Holden is a professor of History at St. Mary’s College of MD. Today we review the causes, policy decisions and history of the Great Depression and the 1930’s in order to better understand the current financial crisis in 2020.
1:01:46
June 25, 2020
What Does It Take To Mobilize To Address Climate Change? : a chat w Margaret Klein Salamon
Margaret Klein Salamon is the Executive Director of The Climate Mobilization. She shares her perspective on what needs to be done to avert climate catastrophe. She is the author of Facing the Climate Emergency; in it she examines the psychological traps we are vulnerable too as well as empowering solutions to move the needle on climate change. Become a climate hero.
43:00
June 18, 2020
Fostering the Move to Organic and Regenerative Farming: a chat w David Rose and Victoria Zelin-Cloud
David Rose is the founder and CEO of JustOne Organics, a regenerative food system. David is a leading thinker in sustainability, ecovillages and holistic community development. He shares his insights on what's required to accelerate the growth of regenerative farming. This conversation is another in a series recorded with the assistance of Victoria Zelin-Cloud, founder of PossiblePlanet.org. Possible Planet is a 501c3 nonprofit that started as the Center for Regenerative Community Solutions. We work on a range of issues related to climate change, including a global carbon reward to reduce CO2 emission and draw carbon out of the atmosphere. Nationally we work on financing clean energy, and locally we’re involved in the effort to build ecovillages and cohousing communities. To learn more about this, visit PossiblePlanet,org and get in touch with us through the web site.
46:59
June 15, 2020
How do we cut CO2 concentrations to 300ppm? a chat with Peter Fiekowsky and Jonathan Cloud
Peter Fiekowsky is the founder and chairman of the Foundation for Climate Restoration.  Peter lays out a variety of strategies to reverse the build up of CO2 in the atmosphere.  This conversation is another in a series recorded with the assistance of Jonathan Cloud, founder of PossiblePlanet.org. Possible Planet is a 501c3 nonprofit that started as the Center for Regenerative Community Solutions. We work on a range of issues related to climate change, including a global carbon reward to reduce CO2 emission and draw carbon out of the atmosphere. Nationally we work on financing clean energy, and locally we’re involved in the effort to build ecovillages and cohousing communities. To learn more about this, visit PossiblePlanet,org and get in touch with us through the web site.
48:10
June 12, 2020
The Current State of Climate Change : a chat w Mitch Wagener
Mitch Wagener is a professor and educator on climate change, zoology and ecology. He has done a great deal of work on climate change and today we discuss the big picture of climate change and what needs to be done to avoid disaster. Mitch can be reached at wagenerm@wcsu.edu
37:44
June 9, 2020
Building a Movement for Climate Action: a chat w Paul Zeitz and Jonathan Cloud
Todays conversation is with Paul Zeitz, founder of Build A Movement 2020 and activist for Climate Restoration. We discuss the current conditions for addressing climate change given the impact of Covid19. This conversation is the first in a new series recorded with the assistance of Jonathan Cloud, founder of PossiblePlanet.org. Possible Planet is a 501c3 nonprofit that started as the Center for Regenerative Community Solutions. We work on a range of issues related to climate change, including a global carbon reward to reduce CO2 emission and draw carbon out of the atmosphere. Nationally we work on financing clean energy, and locally we’re involved in the effort to build ecovillages and cohousing communities. To learn more about this, visit PossiblePlanet,org and get in touch with us through the web site.
43:13
June 4, 2020
Ageism, Psychedelics, and the Path Forward: a chat w Art Mitchell
Retirement and old age are changing. As 10,000 baby boomers retire each day the landscape of society is shifting to adjust. Our older years are complicated by a lack of adequete savings, corporate environments that are hostile to older workers, and an expanding life span due to medical advances. Today we chat with Art Mitchell the author of Grateful, Not Dead  He shares his insights and we explore some new pathways.
35:26
May 26, 2020
A Survivor of Coronavirus Shares His Experience: a chat w Bruce Kersten
A few months ago when I talked to Bruce, Coronavirus was so dominent in the news he didnt even want to say "coronavirus", instead saying "the C word". A week later, unknown to me, he became infected with Coronavirus. Catching up with him in recent weeks I realized there were lessons we can all learn from his experience. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
56:47
May 13, 2020
Ecorestoration Strategies to Rebuild Degraded Environments: a chat w John D. Liu
John D. Liu is a film maker and environmental activist. His film 'Green Gold" looks at how arid and degraded areas have been greened and restored using regenerative strategies. He shares his work in building ecorestoration camps around the world. These camps not only restore the local environment, but also heal society and creates a greater sense of community.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
43:44
April 29, 2020
Remaining Positive in 2020:a chat w Barbara McVeigh
We talk to Barbara McVeigh about her effort to promote positivity in an age of stress and breakdown... nCov19, income inequality, market selloff, and more... How do we keep from being overwhelmed and carry on the fight to improve society and our lives? Barbara is an educator, social activist, author and film maker. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:04
March 27, 2020
THE EVOLUTION OF SUSTAINABILITY: a chat w Bruce Kersten
Bruce Kertsten is CEO of Savant Creative, an ethical and socially responsible marketing firm. We discuss how sustainability has changed and evolved over the past 10 years. For many years Bruce organized a monthly business round table for sustainable minded entreprenuers. To learn more go to his website To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
46:44
March 18, 2020
Reporting on nCov19 in China: a chat w Jennifer Zeng
Jennifer Zeng is a correspondent with NTD and has been reporting on the Wuhan virus since January 2020. she shares her insights and experience which in many ways runs counter to the official version of the truth. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
51:50
March 14, 2020
A World Beyond War:a chat w Greta Zarro
Greta Zarro is organizing director of World Beyond War, an organization dedicated to grass roots opposition to the military industrial complex. War is the largest contributer to human suffering and environmental pollution, and is a huge driver of climate change. We discuss how a few people can make a difference in reshaping human destiny. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
24:17
February 25, 2020
Managing Health Risk in 2020:a chat w Kathleen Cooper-Loher
Kathleen Cooper-Loher is a former OR nurse and she shares her insights on the US healthcare system. We discuss the nCov in china and how individuals can manage risk and protect themselves. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
42:26
February 11, 2020
Human Trafficking on the Rise: a chat w Kelly Galindo
Kelly Galindo is a film maker and activist looking to raise awareness of the issue of Human Trafficking. Her film "26 Seconds" looks at this crisis in the modern world, as well as the organizations that are fighting Human Trafficking. This is an issue that is impacting lives everywhere, including our own nieghborhoods. Learn more, be informed, speak up... To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
33:16
January 13, 2020
The Tragedy of Homelessness: a chat w Gary Susich
Today we chat with Gary Susich... he shares his experience being homeless for 3 years and how he currently helps the homeless in his community.  It is a touching conversation about an issue that will become increasingly relevent as the economy weakens in the next recession. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
28:15
January 10, 2020
Climate Adaptation and Systems Analysis: a chat w Ugo Bardi
Ugo Bardi is a systems analyst focusing on the complex interrelationships of factors that are driving climate change. Mr Bardi is based in Florence Italy and has a background in the petrochemical industry. His book, "The Seneca Effect: Why Growth is Slow but Collapse is Rapid", examines non-linear change. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
49:19
January 8, 2020
Politics and Income Inequality: a chat w Chuck Holden
Chuck Holden is a professor of American History at Saint Mary's College of Maryland. Holden shares his insights on the role income inequality plays in our political scene. His book, "Republican Populist: Spiro Agnew and the Origins of Donald Trump’s America", can be found here. Its a great discussion, one of my favorites... apologies in advance for grounds keepers in the background :(  To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
51:56
January 6, 2020
Building a Renewable Energy Model for the Economy: a chat w Carey King
Carey King is a researcher at University of Texas and is developing an economic model that relates energy inputs to societal outputs. What impact has fossil fuels had on wage suppression and poverty? How can renewables lead to greater wealth distribution? Carey takes the abstract and makes it tangible. Check out his newest paper and YouTubes of his model at his website http://careyking.com/ His paper can be found here http://careyking.com/publications/systems-analyses-economics-and-net-energy/ To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
48:59
January 2, 2020
Conversations Around Climate: a chat w Jamie Joy Throgmorton
Jamie Joy Throgmorton is a former attorney and activist that is dedicating her life to motivating people to take action in addressing climate change. She has a facebook group called "Climate Conversations (and Coaching)" that brings together different points of view. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
49:23
December 26, 2019
A Christmas Wish for AI: a chat with Alex Moltzau
Alex Moltzau is a consultant with KPMG Norway on Artificial Intelligence and its impact on business and society. We discussed the challenges around AI's impact on labor, the economy, and a number of other issues. Great conversation To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
30:04
December 24, 2019
Daily Medicine: a chat w Wayne Snellgrove
Wayne Snellgrove is a native american teacher and lecturer on native spirituality. He recently published a book called Daily Medicine, written during a healing retreat in Canada. His perspective is healing and beneficial to all who cross his path. get the book here https://www.amazon.com/Daily-Medicine-Wayne-William-Snellgrove/dp/1948979268 To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
17:52
December 21, 2019
An Anthropological View of Climate Change: a chat w Julia King
Julia King is a professor of Antropology at Saint Mary's College of Maryland. We discuss how Climate Change can be examined through a different lense to generate new insights and solutions. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
26:59
December 20, 2019
AI and Labor: a chat w Dr. Marcell Vollmer
Dr. Vollmer is at the forefront of AI and seeing its impact on business and labor. He shares his unique perspective and offers valuable insights. Dr. Marcell Vollmer is Chief Innovation Officer of Celonis, the leader in process excellence software, which turns insights into action with the power of Process Mining technology it pioneered. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
26:52
December 17, 2019
Living a Happier, Healthier Life Through Giving: a chat w Stephen Post
Stephen Post has a diverse background and pooled his experience to write a book titled "Why Good Things Happen to Good People: How to Live a Longer, Happier, Healthier Life by the Simple Act of Giving." In this podcast we discuss how generosity on many levels can affect our quality of life. This is a valuable conversation for everybody. This podcast covers issues of Climate Change, Socially Responsible Investing, Retirement Planning, the Economy, and Life and Disability Insurance. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
44:12
November 8, 2019
Impacting Animal Health Through the Humane League: a chat w Wendy Watts
The Humane League works cooperatively with industry to improve the health and lives of animals. 2019 has been a year of tremendous progress with more coming on the horizon. Wendy offers great insight into an important topic. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
27:51
October 25, 2019
Improving Soil Quality: a chat w Elizabeth Pearce
Because of climate change and soil degradation we are in danger of falling crop yields. I talk to Elizabeth Pearce about advances that may help to address both problems in the immediate future. To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
31:29
October 21, 2019
Finding a Sacred Space, Praying and Healing: a chat w Wayne William Snellgrove
Wayne William Snellgrove, a medicine man from Fishing Lake First Nation, who recently reconnected with his family after being seperated as a child. During the summer he went home on a spiritual pilgramige and offers insights that can help us all heal in the current age.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
36:11
August 2, 2019
Personal Growth and Relationship Building: a chat w Elliot Talenfeld
Elliot Talenfeld is the author of Through a Still Imperfect Lens: a True Story of Personal Growth and Relationship from a Psychospiritual Perspective . We discuss the importance of communication and a self awareness in living our best lives possible.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
42:06
July 30, 2019
Helping the Victims of Climate Change: a chat w Jacalyn Heinl
Jacalyn Heinl is a scientist and humanitarian. She shares her experiences as an eyewitness to "how we got here" regarding Climate Change and the impact it is having on people who suffer destructive climate events. Great insights into the need for expanding humanity.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
33:37
July 25, 2019
Healing from Families and Trauma: a chat w Jeanne McCulloch
Jeanne McCulloch is author of "All Happy Families" which has recently been released in paperback. We discuss issues around trauma, alcoholism, and healing within family dynamics. Its an issue that is widespread and Jeanne's examination gives insights that those in similar situations may find helpful.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:55
July 22, 2019
As hurricane season starts... : a chat w Bruce Kersten
Climate Change is affecting weather patterns and we have seen the wettest 12 month period in US history. Bruce Kersten is a specialist in property insurance with Bradley and Parker. He offers insights and valuable advice for property owners as well as business owners as hurricane season begins.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
31:00
July 19, 2019
Healing and Addiction: a chat w Mindy Vanderford
Mindy Vanderford is with Crestone Freedom Project in Colorado. She shares her expertise around addiction, its causes, and healing from addiction.     To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
24:16
July 1, 2019
Building Hugels and Permaculture: a chat w Jeff Bass
Jeff Bass is a retired scientist and permaculture evangelist. We discussed his work in building hugels and educating people about permaculture. He offers abundant advice on the how-to and whys. These are lessons we all need to embrace in the years to come.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:54
June 29, 2019
The Disappearing Middle Class: a chat w Peter Temin
Peter Temin is an MIT Economist and author of "The Disappearing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy". Together we examine what is driving wealth inequality and social problems, and what we need to do to succeed in this new environment. It is an engaging discussion that brings theoretical economics to the real world.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
27:50
June 26, 2019
Social Justice and Overcoming: a chat w Karen Dunscomb
Karen Dunscomb is an educator and social justice activist. She shares her experience in helping others, especially in terms of addressing homelessness. Its a conversation rich in love and compassion.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
47:00
June 17, 2019
Integrating Eastern and Western Medicine for Real Results: a chat w Brian Dailey
Brian Dailey is Medical Director of Urgent Care Now in Webster, NY. He has spent decades integrating the use of Reiki and sound therapy with western medicine. The result has been improved outcomes and happy patients. His insights give validation  to the need to think outside the box and become informed patients.    To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:35
June 11, 2019
Using Yoga to Treat Arthritis: a chat w Steffany Moonaz
Steffany Moonaz is a holistic practitioner and therapist helping people who suffer with arthritis live their best lives. A great discussion of the importance of combing eastern and western medicine.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
31:22
June 9, 2019
Dead Meat: a chat w Michael Martin
Michael Martin is with Physicians for Social Responsibility and a researcher at UCSF. He has an extensive background in examining the impact red meat has on peoples health, as well as the health of the planet. Eliminating or reducing meat from the diet is low hanging fruit in the struggle against AGW and enjoying a long life.    To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
33:14
June 6, 2019
Plant-Based Food as a Pathway to Healing: a chat w Edward Esko
Edward Esko is an entrepreneur and teacher of plant-based cooking. He recently set up the Kushi School in NYC that combines the teaching of plant-based cooking and eastern philosophy to heal, nurture and create "radiant health". To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
24:00
June 3, 2019
Integrating Plant-Based Into Hospitals: a chat w Shannon Farrell
Shannon Farrell is medical professional who is on a mission; integrate plant-based diets into medical treatments at hospitals. She shares her insights and experience... lots of value here for us to reclaim our best quality of life. Get a pencil and take notes.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
41:14
May 29, 2019
Climate Change driving Extreme Weather: a chat w Jeff Berardelli
Jeff Berbardelli is an extreme weather expert and meteorologist. He shares his perspective of the changes taking place in weather and factors related to Climate Change driving this change.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
31:52
May 25, 2019
Improving Medical Training for a Changing World: a chat w Robert Gould
Robert Gould is a longtime member of Physicians for Social Responsibility and professor at UCSF focused on improving and updating the medical curriculum. A recent project examined "Women's Health, the Environment, and Health Professional Activism". We look at a variety of issues affecting the training of future doctors, including Climate Change, pollution, women's rights, and diet.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
36:41
May 23, 2019
Climate Change... a Farmers' Perspective: a chat w Kevin Fulton
Kevin Fulton is a multi-generational Nebraska farmer. We discuss the impact of climate change and the recent rain bomb cyclone has had on the midwest. We get into a wide ranging conversation about CAFOs, organic farming practices, and the legacy we are leaving for our children.    To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
35:29
May 17, 2019
Economic Models for the Anthropocene Era: a chat w Carey King
Carey King is a researcher and professor at University of Texas Energy Institute. He has been working at developing economic models that account for the relationship between energy and wages. I would encourage you to watch some of his presentations that provide visual support to his ideas. They can be found here  http://careyking.com/    To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
43:14
May 15, 2019
Raising Environmental Awareness In Schools: A chat w Dave Finnigan
Dave Finnigan is the founder of Green Actioneers, a school based program to foster environmentalism and leadership building in schools and families. Recent actions by Greta Thunberg and school strikes show that kids are not afraid to lead. This program may help to inspire others in the weeks and years to come.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
23:45
May 13, 2019
The Plant-Based Food Industry Comes of Age: a chat w Anthony Tabanji
Anthony Tabanji is with Sprouted Ventures, a firm that helps develop companies in the Plant-Based food space. The recent IPO of Beyond Meat is just the latest indicator of success in this growing market. We discuss changes taking place and what effect that will have on the economy overall going forward.    To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
30:56
May 10, 2019
How to Manage the Aging Process: a chat w Hans Parge
Hans Parge is a lifestyle and health coach dedicated to helping people live high quality lives, regardless of age. Hans outlines a variety of strategies that people need to commit to in order to avoid negative outcomes in old age. In the end we relate this prevention strategy back to a person's financial well being and as a necessary strategy to preserve your savings for the long run.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
32:07
May 8, 2019
The Current State of Environmental Law in Pennsylvania: a chat w Joe Minott and Robert Routh
Joe Minott and Robert Routh are with the Clean Air Council. The Clean Air Council has been active in protecting the environment in PA, NJ, and DE for over 50 years. It is a legacy to be proud of, but they are not done yet... In this episode we discuss the current state of environmental law in Pennsylvania and some exciting recent changes in policy and outlook.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
37:41
May 6, 2019
Dealing with the Psychological Impact of Climate Change: a chat w Lise Van Susteren
Lise Van Susteren is a practicing psychiatrist and a member of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Since 2008 she has worked on issues involving climate change and the traumas we are collectively experiencing. This episode offers tons of insights that can help all of us manage the transitioning planet and our role within it.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
35:03
May 2, 2019
Residential Solar on the Rise: a chat w Dave Brown
Dave Brown is a solar energy consultant who helps home owners install solar.  The economy is changing... solar has been become increasingly affordable and desirable. Can you benefit from going solar?   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
24:45
April 30, 2019
What a Difference a Year Makes in Animal Activism: a chat w Chase Avior
Chase Avior is a leader and activist in the fight against speciesism. In the past year there have been substantial changes in the field of animal rights. Veganism is growing rapidly. Dairy lost over $1 billion dollars last year to plant based alternatives. Plant based alternatives are impacting the finances of CAFOs. Real change is taking place that is inspired and inspiring.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
31:11
April 24, 2019
Helping Non-Profits Magnify Their Impact: a chat w Matt Hugg
Matt Hugg is the founder of Nonprofit.courses, an organization designed to help educate, train and inform nonprofit leaders and organizations. Matt shares his breadth of experience to a field where many people have to learn on the fly. Its an informative and inspiring chat. Give a listen and leverage your time and experience for good  https://nonprofit.courses/    To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
36:14
April 23, 2019
Growing Gardens and a Warming Climate: a chat w Saskia Esslinger
Saskia Esslinger is an entrepreneur and coach helping people grow their own food. She shares her experience and insight to inspire us to get outside and start digging. We also discuss the warming climate of Alaska and its impact on the food chain. What are you going to plant this year??   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
23:46
April 19, 2019
How is Climate Change Affecting India: a chat w Gopal Patel
Gopal Patel is a climate activist working with organizations world wide to address climate change and the social issues it magnifies. India is particularly vulnerable due to increased glacial melt in the Himalayas affecting water supplies and rising temperatures. This discussion is crucial in understanding the new climate changed world we have entered...   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
38:21
April 17, 2019
Cleaning Up Environmental Messes Related to Abandoned Coal Mines: a chat w Bobby Hughes
Bobby Hughes is a lifelong environmentalist and President of EPCAMR, a non-profit that coordinates clean up efforts for Pennsylvania's abandoned coal mines. It is a difficult challenge on normal days... today EPCAMR is challenged by cuts to the EPA budget, a changing regulatory landscape and an issue that requires coordination with many stakeholders. And yet Bobby fosters successful results... Give a listen   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
38:49
April 15, 2019
Crafting a Message To Address Sustainability: A chat w Marissa Rosen
Marissa Rosen is the founder of marketing and branding firm Climate Social. Today we discuss the messaging around climate change and sustainability, and what companies can do to improve their future prospects in a climate changed world.  Give a listen!   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:42
April 13, 2019
Fighting Human Trafficking in LA: a chat w Michelle Gomez
Michelle Gomez is a social activist in southern California and she was kind enough to share some insights into a new program designed to fight Human Trafficking in Los Angeles. The program not only works to prevent Human Trafficking, but also seeks to help victims who have been trafficked. Its a comprehensive program that is needed in all of our cities and states.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
14:30
April 11, 2019
The Health Impact of Fossil Fuels: a chat w Barbara Donachy
Fossil fuels have a negative impact on health on many levels. Today we chat with Barbara Donachy, a health professional with Physicians for Social Responsibility. We discuss recent efforts in Colorado to address these health impacts, particularly through legislation. This is a valuable episode...   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:23
April 8, 2019
Teens, PTSD, Depression and Healing: a chat w Cindy Beers
In the past few weeks two teens who survived the Parkland shooting took their own life. It seems as if the modern age is taking a huge toll on the happiness of our children. We talk today with Cindy Beers, an integrated health professional, for insights on the problem and possible solutions. Give a listen and take action.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
31:31
April 6, 2019
How is AI Changing Education and Why It Can't Happen Fast Enough: a chat w JT Kostman
Today we discuss the changes taking place within Education and the role AI is playing to make improvements with JT Kostman. JT Kostman is a data scientist and AI expert with Grant Thornton. He works with companies and institutions to utilize the tools of the AI revolution. We have talked to JT several tines, and it always offers insights and value that pays huge dividends. ENJOY!   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
42:50
April 4, 2019
Corporate Change and the Need to Evolve: a chat w David Belden
David Belden is the CEO of ExecuVision International, a firm dedicated to improving the quality of Leadership within companies around the world. David shares his experience and insights as we examine some of the issues facing business leaders today. For every company, its a matter of survival and success.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:03
April 2, 2019
Creating a Food Revolution: a chat w Ocean Robbins
Ocean Robbins has an amazing story and for decades has been leading people to change their diet and their quality of life. Great insights on the need for people to effect change in their lives. His new book 31 Day Food Revolution offers a blueprint and how-to guide. Give a listen, and take action today.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
27:53
March 30, 2019
The Doctrine of Discovery and the Basis of Racism: a chat w Mark Charles
Mark Charles is a social activist, writer and teacher; We met each other at the Indigenous Peoples March in January 2019. Mr. Charles discusses the Doctrine of Discovery and why it is crucial to understand for anyone dealing with social justice issues around race and division. This podcast will change how you look at the existing culture and our roles within it. Mark finishes with a surprise announcement. You can learn more by going to wirelesshogan.com   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
49:01
March 27, 2019
Yoga is Vegan: a chat w Holly Skodis
Holly Skodis is a yoga teacher, vegan life coach and educator who has a new project called "Yoga is Vegan". The goal is to build awareness within the yoga community for the importance of veganism. She offers great insights and advice on the relationship between the two concepts and the importance of raising awareness.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
28:49
March 22, 2019
Ageism, Purpose and the Process to Becoming Elders: a chat w Art Mitchell
Art Mitchell is the author of "Grateful, Not Dead", a book he recently published about the retirement, the process of growing older and how we can live our best lives possible. Art explore the issues surrounding ageism in our society and give a framework on rethinking what growing older means. Art is a leader, coach and guide for those of us wanting more out of life.    To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
42:45
March 19, 2019
Poetry Therapy and Healing Trauma: a chat w Nancy Scherlong
Our chat today is with Nancy Scherlong, a councilor and therapist who specializes in using poetry therapy to help people heal from trauma and abuse. She offers valuable insights into the ability of creative arts to help people grow and become whole. Give a listen and enjoy.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
23:38
March 16, 2019
Greenland and Sea Level Rise: a chat w John Englander
John Englander, author and sea level rise expert, shares his insights and observations of the current state of Greenland's ice sheet and its continuing effect on global sea level rise.     To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
30:44
March 8, 2019
A Start Towards Restructuring Our Society: third reading from Points of Rebellion by William O. Douglas
 William O. Douglas was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court from 1939- 1980. In 1970 he published "Points Of Rebellion", a description of the challenges facing American society and the first amendment of the Constitution. His words and concerns are as relevant today, as they were  in 1970. This is the third of three readings     To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
51:30
February 24, 2019
The Green New Deal and the Politics of Climate Change: a chat w Karl Aldinger
Karl Aldinger is a climate activist and organizer with the Sunrise Movement. We discuss the Green New Deal, grass roots organizing, and the path forward to address climate change.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
37:17
February 23, 2019
Marx, Eco-socialism and the Green New Deal: a chat w Steve Knight
Steve Knight has a background in finance and is a group discussion leader at the Marxist Education Project. We discuss what philosophical connections exist between Marx and environmentalism, esp in the context of Climate Change and the New Green Deal. Awesome discussion!   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
32:45
February 22, 2019
Healing and Hope from the Indigenous Peoples March: a chat w Wayne Snellgrove
Wayne Snellgrove is a teacher and Native American Elder. We met at the Indigenous Peoples March in January. There Wayne offered a really incredible opening prayer that initiated a day of healing and connection. As we talked it became clear that Native American spirituality offers a road map to people concerned about the degradation of the planet and the future of mankind.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
33:07
February 15, 2019
The Legions of Dissent: second reading from Points of Rebellion by William O. Douglas
 William O. Douglas was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court from 1939- 1980. In 1970 he published "Points Of Rebellion", a description of the challenges facing American society and the first amendment of the Constitution. His words and concerns are as relevant today, as they were  in 1970. This is the second of three readings    To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
30:48
February 14, 2019
Animal Rescue and Social Impact: a chat w Priya Sawhney
Priya Sawhney is an organizer and activist with Direct Action Everywhere, an organization working for revolutionary social and political change on behalf of animals. We discuss recent activities which have led to the arrest of several members and confrontations with several large companies.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
21:13
February 10, 2019
Coal, Climate and Health: a chat w Alan Lockwood
Alan Lockwood is senior scientist and past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility. He has spent his life campaigning against the health impacts of coal. In this chat we discuss not only coal, but the impact of higher temperatures worldwide and the importance of taking immediate action.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
40:14
February 8, 2019
Regenerative Medicine and Extending High Quality Life: a chat w Kelly Martin
Kelly Martin is CEO of Inovium Labs LLC and is bringing together theory and practices to lengthen and improve the quality of the lives that we lead. As we age and live longer, as we see our loved ones live their final years tortured by Alzheimer's, cancer, and hundreds of other diseases, we are forced to examine what we can do to improve the quality of our lives in our later years.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
33:11
February 6, 2019
Art, Veganism, and "the Ugly Truth": a chat w Mary J. Kirsch
Mary J. Kirsch is a professional artist who specializes in watercolors. Her newest series of paintings is titled "the Ugly Truth" and it exposes the brutal reality of industrial animal agriculture and the problems that follow in its wake. It is a beautiful expose' of the reality that most people choose to ignore. Connect to her on Facebook to see this series of paintings.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
20:57
February 4, 2019
The Polar Vortex and Arctic Warming: a chat w Judah Cohen
Judah Cohen is a climatologist and shares his expertise to help us better understand the current cold snap that is affecting the country. We discuss how this is connected to the warming taking place in the Arctic. To learn more check his website.    To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
37:42
February 2, 2019
How America Views Dissent: first reading from Points of Rebellion by William O. Douglas
William O. Douglas was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court from 1939- 1980. In 1970 he published "Points Of Rebellion", a description of the challenges facing American society and the first amendment of the Constitution. His words and concerns are as relevant today, as they were  in 1970. This is the first of three readings   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
46:19
January 31, 2019
Nuclear Energy and Climate Change: a chat w Swedina Hurt
Swedina Hurt is a nuclear activist and shares some personal stories related to her struggle against the nuclear power industry, issues of corruption and safety, and how all this relates to the climate change crisis. We cover a lot of important issues. A great episode that changed my mind on several issues.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
46:28
January 27, 2019
The Government Shutdown, Labor, and Connectedness: a chat w Barbara McVeigh
Barbara McVeigh is an author, social activist, and filmmaker. Her father was one of the striking Air Traffic Controllers during the early eighties. In this episode we compare government labor policies at that time and today's treatment of workers in today's government shutdown, and look at the importance of connectedness.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
28:02
January 25, 2019
Interconnectedness and Living our Highest Quality Lives: a chat w Glenna Crooks
Glenna Crooks is co-founder of CogentSage and author. She has a unique perspective on the lives we lead. She has been examining the relationships and roles we carry with us and how we can improve our quality of life by recognizing this interconnectness. In our conversation, she pulls back the veil of complexity and chaos and offers valuable advice to live less stressful lives.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
41:34
January 23, 2019
Building Climate Resilient Communities: a chat w Barbara Warren
Barbara Warren is a retired physician and member of Physicians for Social Responsibility. We discuss the impact of Climate Change on peoples health and the need to build Climate Resilient Communities. The need to take action is now...    To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
36:06
January 20, 2019
Healing in the Age of #MeToo: a chat w Veronica Monet
Veronica Monet is an intuitive relationship coach, anger management specialist and certified sexologist. As a survivor of a lifetime of sexual abuse, Veronica has valuable insights into how women, men and society as a whole, can heal. We examine this healing in the context of the development of the #MeToo movement in 2018.  You can connect to Veronica at https://theshamefreezone.com/   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
37:59
January 11, 2019
Businesses Are Employing AI: a chat w JT Kostman
This is my second interview with JT Kostman, consultant and expert in data science and Artificial Intelligence. We discuss how businesses have begun using AI to reduce costs and reduce employee count. What does this mean for the economy? What does this mean for American Labor? What does this mean for your financial future? This is a great chat which I urge everyone to listen to and be informed about what is happening right now and going forward.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
36:15
December 21, 2018
Connecting Good Health to Good Diet: a chat w Sahra Pak
Sahra Pak is a public health specialist and registered dietitian and recently presented at the GFI Conference in San Francisco. We discuss the connections between the quality of our health and the quality of the food we eat. Is this episode she provides real advice for what we should eat in order to maintain and improve our health. This pays huge "dividends" over the course of our lives.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
32:19
December 18, 2018
AI and American Labor Productivity: a chat w Rob Atkinson
Rob Atkinson is the President of Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a non-partisan think tank located in Washington, DC working to advance technology and promote prosperity. In this podcast we discuss the role AI and machine learning play in how the economy is changing and what workers need to do to improve the economic prospects.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
30:45
December 14, 2018
Veganism and Climate Change: a chat w Sailesh Rao
Sailesh Rao in the director of Climate Healers and we discuss how Veganism can help address the climate crisis.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
38:36
December 7, 2018
Medicine and Gun Violence: a chat w Stephanie Bonne, MD
Dr. Stephanie Bonne is a trauma and emergency room physician at Rutgers School of Medicine. We recently discussed the reaction of doctors to the statement that they should "stay in their lane" regarding discussing gun violence. We discuss how we can begin to reduce the level of gun violence in the United States.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
29:42
December 3, 2018
Promoting Diversity in the Workplace: a chat w Rhodes Perry
Rhodes Perry is the author of "Belonging At Work", as well as an advocate and consultant promoting diversity in the workplace. Many recent studies have shown that companies that embrace and nurture diversity perform better financially. "Rhodes Perry brings concrete advice and solid analysis from experienced professionals in corporate, government, and non-profit sectors alike. Belonging at Work is both a treasure trove of ideas and a road map for success. I'll be giving it to all my clients who are striving to be more effective and socially responsible leaders." What can you do to encourage more diversity in you workplace?   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
36:38
December 1, 2018
A Prayer For Compassion: a chat w Thomas Wade Jackson
"A Prayer For Compassion" is a new movie exploration about the spiritual roots we all share and the urgent need for Veganism on the planet. Thomas Wade Jackson is a film-maker with a beautiful message.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
35:06
November 22, 2018
Solving Homelessness: a chat w Michael Rowe
Homelessness is a growing issue that is reinforced by multiple issues; financial insecurity, psychological issues, alcoholism, crime. How do we reduce the level of homelessness and resolve these many issues? We chat today with Michael Rowe of the Citizens Project of New Haven where he has been successfully doing this for 20 years.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
33:54
November 20, 2018
Experiencing Hurricane Maria First Hand: a chat w Stephanie Morales
Stephanie Morales was born in Puerto Rico and lived through the tragedy of Hurricane Maria. She shares her story and insights... its one of the most moving conversations I have ever had.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
26:28
November 15, 2018
The Role of Young People in Fighting Climate Change: a chat w Michael Allen
Michael Allen is a film-maker who is tackling the issue of climate change with his latest film, "How Hot Is It Going To Get?" He discusses in detail the need for young people to become educated and active. Any solutions to the climate situation requires a new level of activism.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
30:16
November 8, 2018
Signs of Abrupt Climate Change: a chat w Kevin Hester
Kevin Hester is a climate researcher studying "abrupt climate change". He shares his insights as to current feedback loops feeding climate change and weather disruptions.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
25:08
November 5, 2018
PTSD, Trauma and Healing: a chat w Deborah Roberts
Deb Roberts is a counselor and trauma therapist. She shares insights on the impact of trauma on our overall health and how we can better heal ourselves.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
27:39
November 3, 2018
Building Empowerment, Community, and Hurricane Resistant Housing in Fiji:a chat w Philip Mirkin
Philip Mirkin is an educator and social activist who is currently working in Fiji to build Hurricane resistant housing for residents. The mission has since expanded to incorporate community building, training and woman empowerment. In an age of sea level rise and super typhoons, Fiji is on the front lines. Philip shares great advice that can help all of us.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
38:08
October 31, 2018
The Environmental and Economic Impact of RedTide in Florida: a chat w Ken Hinkle
We discuss the causes and impacts of RedTide in Florida with Ken Hinkle, the president of Indian Riverkeepers, part of the Riverkeeper Alliance. Corporate and government decisions are having a negative impact on peoples health and the states economy.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
17:25
October 29, 2018
Social Justice and the Migrant Caravan: a chat w Barbara McVeigh
Barbara McVeigh is a social justice advocate, writer and film maker from Marin, California. She has worked for a number of years with Guatemalan migrants and she shares her insights about the conditions and causes that have led to the Migrant Caravan. Valuable background on this timely topic.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
36:25
October 27, 2018
On the Front Lines of Climate Change: a chat w Alekz Londos
Alekz Londos has spent the last 10 years as a photojournalist and first responder dealing with climate change. His experience has brought empathy and understanding that we all can benefit from. Alekz most recently was on location as Hurricane Michael struck Florida.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
37:14
October 24, 2018
Conscious Aging and Creative Retirement: a chat w Art Mitchell
Art Mitchell is a consultant and author who is focused on conscious living and conscious aging. His current book is titled "Creative Retirement:Walking the Labyrinth of Conscious Living and Aging". We explore the importance of rethinking what we do in our golden years to be happier and more fulfilled, esp in the current economic environment. Art can be reached by email at zaperonneau@gmail.com   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:10
October 8, 2018
Mobilizing for Climate Disruption:a chat w Janice Kirsch
Janet Kirsch is a physician and speaker with 350 Bay Area. We had Initially talked days before hurricane Florence made landfall. We chat today about the need to approach climate disruption with increased vigor and commitment.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
37:33
September 21, 2018
The Science of cellular aquaculture:a chat w Michael Selden
Michael Selden is co-founder and CEO of Finless Foods. His goal is to "become the world leader of seafood produced for mass consumption using cellular agriculture techniques rather than fishing in order to create a more sustainable world." We discuss the science, economics and sustainability of cellular aquaculture.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:58
September 14, 2018
How Do You Create Plant Based Meats:a chat w Sadrah Schadel
Sadrah Schadel is co-founder of No Evil Foods, a company that provides plant based meat alternatives. She writes, "In 2014 I co-founded No Evil Foods out of a desire to offer the best & most sustainable proteins on the market. Seeking an alternative to laboratory created vegetarian mystery meats and the harsh realities of factory farming my partner and I set out on a mission to make bold, full-flavored plant meats..." Her company is growing and we learn how she does it.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
27:54
September 12, 2018
Breadfruit has Global Potential: a chat w Todd Manley
Todd Manley is a chef and CEO of Mutiny Island Vodka, a tropical spirit made from breadfruit. He is in the vanguard of developing the use of breadfruit as a plentiful, sustainable food that will change menus and economies around the world. It is an amazing story; give a listen.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
35:26
September 6, 2018
Rethinking Seafood: a chat w Lou Cooperhouse
Lou Cooperhouse is CEO of BlueNalu, a company dedicated to being a global leader in "cellular aquaculture", providing consumers with great tasting, healthy, safe, and trusted seafood products, that support the sustainability of the oceans. Technology is changing the food and fishing industries.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
31:32
September 4, 2018
Organic Farms Go High Tech: a chat w Steve Smith
Steve Smith is a co-founder of OrganicShopping.Com, an UBER-like app that connects consumers directly to organic farms to provide high quality food at lower costs and higher social impact. Small farms now have a chance to join the 21st century and connect directly to consumers. Exciting technology that will beta test in the Fall of 2018.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
27:11
August 28, 2018
Clean Meat vs Factory Farms: a chat w Paul Shapiro
Paul Shapiro is the author of "Clean Meat: How growing meat without animals will revolutionize dinner and the world". He is also CEO of The Better Meat Company. We discuss how innovations in Clean Meat technology will soon change a food market currently dominated by factory farms. Great insights to a future that is not far away...   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
28:24
August 23, 2018
Transforming Food for the Future: a chat w Bruce Friedrich
Bruce Friedrich is CEO of Good Food Institute, a non profit focused of developing and promoting healthier and more sustainable food alternatives.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
29:00
August 21, 2018
Helping Survivors of Abuse and HT: a chat w Kelly Dore
Human Trafficking is a huge issue, even in the United States. This is a follow up conversation with Kelly Dore, executive director of the National Human Trafficking Survivor Coalition. We discuss recent efforts by lawmakers to help survivors of HT. We also discuss how we can help people we may know individually. VERY CRUCIAL INFORMATION   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
40:58
August 19, 2018
"GMOs and Nuclear Power is Safe": a chat w Gab Ignetti
This episode is extremely controversial. Gab Ignetti has a podcast called EcoModernist. He contends that science is being undercut by "back to nature" arguments that are misguided. We discuss Population, nuclear power, GMOs, and many other topics... it is a raucous chat that has real utility.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
40:11
August 17, 2018
Growing Food Efficiently Anywhere: a chat w Mike Straight
This was an exciting episode!! Mike Straight is the CEO of Farmpod, a company that has developed a way to cost efficiently grow high quality food in any climate and any location. With temperatures rising and weather becoming less predictable Farmpod has a real role to play in the future of food.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:25
August 15, 2018
New Tech for Regenerative Ag: a chat w Elizabeth Pearce
Elizabeth Pearce of SymSoil discusses new technology that can benefit regenerative agriculture, while addressing climate change. Interesting stuff!!   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
26:33
August 9, 2018
Business Risks Around Climate Change: a chat w Scott Nadler
Scott Nadler is a longtime consultant for businesses, especially when it comes to integrating climate risks into their calculations. This is a great discussion that was so engaging that it honestly felt like we could have talked for hours.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
36:40
August 1, 2018
Art, Empathy, and Climate Change: a chat w Amy Brady
Amy Brady is a poet and editor and is responsible for leading several artistic projects to help artists express what is happening with climate change and sea level rise. Her key piece of advice on how we effect real change, foster Empathy... In that regard, the arts play a critical role in the future of the human race.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
35:15
July 29, 2018
Addressing Sea Level Rise Through the Arts: a chat w E. Rush
Elizabeth Rush is the author of "Rising", a contemporary novel on the impact of climate change. Her work provides insights and understanding that can help more people understand and address the risks we are facing due to Climate Change.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
30:22
July 27, 2018
Managing Risk from Climate Change: a chat w Jeff Colgan
Jeff Colgan is the Richard Holbrooke Associate Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs at Brown University. His recent article titled "The Market is Valuing Climate Risk All Wrong" looks at an important issue when trying to manage risk (https://www.globalpolicyjournal.com/blog/06/07/2018/market-valuing-climate-risk-all-wrong). Our conversation looks at how Climate Risk affects many parts of the economy and our lives.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
31:41
July 23, 2018
Lessons from my father...: a chat w Barbara McVeigh
Barbara McVeigh is the author of "Redemption: How Ronald Reagan nearly ruined my life". In this podcast she shares her experiences growing up in Reagan's America with a father in the Air Traffic Controllers union. I think her experiences are relevant to anyone struggling with the current state of political and economic affairs. She shares how she was able to overcome the darkness in her youth and still live out her dreams. She is a writer and movie producer. Her most recent work is found here, http://www.racingwithcopepods.com/ She is working on several other projects including a movie and helping Guatemalan refugees.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
33:11
July 13, 2018
AI and Jobs: a chat w Erman Akdogan
Erman Akdogan is a leader in AI and cloud technology, having worked on Watson at IBM. He shares his view on how AI is affecting jobs and the economy.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
24:09
July 11, 2018
How AI and Robots Can Help Mankind :a chat w Harry Novic
Harry Novic is an engineer with Samsung, a global leader in robotics and AI. Harry shares his view of a brighter future, as well as the challenges to come.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
37:01
July 9, 2018
Coops, Clean Power and the Future: a chat w Dan Orzech
Dan Orzech is the GM of the Oregon Clean Power Cooperative; we discuss the opportunity to grow renewable energy using a different economic model. There are important insights he shares that have application nationwide.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
27:39
July 6, 2018
Regenerative Design and Climate: a chat with Oliver Goshey
Oliver Goshey is an innovator in the field of Regenerative Design and Agriculture. He took his diverse life experience and founded Abundant Edge, a firm that helps train people around the world on how they can become more connected to nature, and in the process become more secure.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
26:22
July 2, 2018
Childhood Trauma and Our Health: a chat w Jeffrey Friedman
I talked to Jeffrey Friedman about his PhD thesis on the impact of childhood trauma on peoples health throughout their lives. The findings are eye opening and something we all need to be aware of.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:42
June 22, 2018
Ocean Health and Climate Change:a chat w Tapani Vuori
Tapani Vuori is the director of the Maui Ocean Center and Marine Institute. He shares insights into the links between climate, environment, and ocean health.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:29
June 20, 2018
Creating Sustainable Real Estate:a chat w Marla Thalheimer
Marla Thalheimer is a consultant with RE Tech Advisors. She helps property owners improve their bottom line while addressing sustainability issues and quality of life issues.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
34:55
June 15, 2018
"Building a human economy":a chat with Andrew Yang
Andrew Yang is an author and entrepreneur. Mr Yang is a proponent of Universal Basic Income as a way to address some of the disruption being caused by the growth of AI. AI is changing the economy and Mr Yang discusses what jobs are at risk.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
19:03
June 7, 2018
Climate and Biology: a chat with Erik Van Lennap
I connected to Erik Van Lennap on LinkedIn and discussed the role of ecology and sustainable design in Climate Change. Great conversation!   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
27:26
June 5, 2018
Climate Changing: a chat with Paul Beckwith
I first talked to Paul Beckwith 2 years ago. We recently chatted to discuss what changes he is seeing develop in the climate system. He also shares thoughts on what can be done to reverse Climate Change.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
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May 30, 2018
Earthships and Sustainable Building: an interview with...
Michael Reynolds is the founder of Earthships, a sustainable building project located in Taos NM. I asked him to describe what goes into creating a zero carbon footprint lifestyle.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: james.cox@ffgadvisors.com First Financial Group Advisors 744 W Lancaster Av Suite 235 Wayne, PA 19087    Securities products and advisory services offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), member FINRA, SIPC.  OSJ: 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1200, Bethesda MD 20814 (301-907-9030) PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY.  Important Disclosures 2019-78223 Exp 4/21
29:10
May 24, 2018
A Buddhist View of Climate Change:a Chat with Robert Thurman
Robert Thurman, is the founder of Tibet House and close personal friend of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. While attending the Spring 2018 Ram Dass retreat on Maui, I asked him for the Buddhist perspective of climate change and how we can enact mindful change.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: james.cox@ffgadvisors.com First Financial Group Advisors 744 W Lancaster Av Suite 235 Wayne, PA 19087    Securities products and advisory services offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), member FINRA, SIPC.  OSJ: 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1200, Bethesda MD 20814 (301-907-9030) PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY.  Important Disclosures 2019-78223 Exp 4/21
21:50
May 19, 2018
Advice for Young People: a chat with Duncan Trussell
I connected with Duncan Trussell, famed pod-caster and comedian, at the 2018 Spring Ram Dass retreat in Maui, HI. As a spiritual entrepreneur, I asked him what advice he had for young people getting started in the current economy. Note: there is comedy and sarcasm in this podcast, Duncan-style ...   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: james.cox@ffgadvisors.com First Financial Group Advisors 744 W Lancaster Av Suite 235 Wayne, PA 19087    Securities products and advisory services offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), member FINRA, SIPC.  OSJ: 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1200, Bethesda MD 20814 (301-907-9030) PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY.  Important Disclosures 2019-78223 Exp 4/21
29:27
May 15, 2018
Entrepreneurship and the Law: a chat with Melissa Jaffe
Melissa Jaffe is an attorney who works with entrepreneurs. We chatted while attending the Ram Dass retreat in Maui in Spring 2018. She offers advice that can help people starting their own business.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: james.cox@ffgadvisors.com First Financial Group Advisors 744 W Lancaster Av Suite 235 Wayne, PA 19087    Securities products and advisory services offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), member FINRA, SIPC.  OSJ: 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1200, Bethesda MD 20814 (301-907-9030) PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY.  Important Disclosures 2019-78223 Exp 4/21
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May 13, 2018
“It is an age of choice...”: chat with Emmanuel/Jo Clarkson
What is the relationship between spirituality and climate change. This interview looks at climate from a unique vantage point. Amazing message that is much needed today. 🙏❤️🙏   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: james.cox@ffgadvisors.com First Financial Group Advisors 744 W Lancaster Av Suite 235 Wayne, PA 19087    Securities products and advisory services offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), member FINRA, SIPC.  OSJ: 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1200, Bethesda MD 20814 (301-907-9030) PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY.  Important Disclosures 2019-78223 Exp 4/21
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April 3, 2018
Climate Change and Society: an interview with Peter Buckland
Peter Buckland is with Penn States Sustainability Institute and a township official. I wanted to learn more of the connections between climate change and sociology.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: james.cox@ffgadvisors.com First Financial Group Advisors 744 W Lancaster Av Suite 235 Wayne, PA 19087    Securities products and advisory services offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), member FINRA, SIPC.  OSJ: 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1200, Bethesda MD 20814 (301-907-9030) PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY.  Important Disclosures 2019-78223 Exp 4/21
39:46
March 27, 2018
Glyphosate and Autism: an interview with Stephanie Seneff
Stephanie Seneff is an MIT researcher who has done extensive work showing the connection between Glyphosate and Autism and other health issues.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: james.cox@ffgadvisors.com First Financial Group Advisors 744 W Lancaster Av Suite 235 Wayne, PA 19087    Securities products and advisory services offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), member FINRA, SIPC.  OSJ: 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1200, Bethesda MD 20814 (301-907-9030) PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY.  Important Disclosures 2019-78223 Exp 4/21
33:04
March 21, 2018
US Intelligence Agencies Cite Climate Change Risks
Government agencies are citing the risk that climate change will create social and economic disruption.   To learn more contact: James Cox Phone: 610 293 8309 Email: james.cox@FFGadvisors.com First Financial Group 744 W Lancaster Av Suite 235 Wayne, PA 19087    Securities products and advisory services offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), member FINRA, SIPC.  OSJ: 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1200, Bethesda MD 20814 (301-907-9030) PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY.  Important Disclosures 2019-78223 Exp 4/21 Gear #2018- 55067 Exp 3/20
02:45
March 14, 2018
Ethical issues around AI: a chat w Chris Butler
A discussion with Chris Butler on the impact of AI on business   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: james.cox@ffgadvisors.com First Financial Group Advisors 744 W Lancaster Av Suite 235 Wayne, PA 19087    Securities products and advisory services offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), member FINRA, SIPC.  OSJ: 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1200, Bethesda MD 20814 (301-907-9030) PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY.  Important Disclosures 2019-78223 Exp 4/21
28:26
March 9, 2018
The Current State of Renewables: a chat with Jigar Shah
Jigar Shah is a leader in the renewable energy and solar industry. I was able to chat with him for a few moments to get his opinion of the clean tech space in 2018.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: james.cox@ffgadvisors.com First Financial Group Advisors 744 W Lancaster Av Suite 235 Wayne, PA 19087    Securities products and advisory services offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), member FINRA, SIPC.  OSJ: 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1200, Bethesda MD 20814 (301-907-9030) PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY.  Important Disclosures 2019-78223 Exp 4/21
03:36
March 2, 2018
Climate Risk: an interview with Ian Dunlop
This recording is one of my first interviews on the subject of climate change in 2017. There is a transcribed version in my blog. Ian Dunlop is a climate activist with a background in the oil and coal industry.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: james.cox@ffgadvisors.com First Financial Group Advisors 744 W Lancaster Av Suite 235 Wayne, PA 19087    Securities products and advisory services offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), member FINRA, SIPC.  OSJ: 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1200, Bethesda MD 20814 (301-907-9030) PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY.  Important Disclosures 2019-78223 Exp 4/21
40:26
February 28, 2018
Climate Impact on Bangladesh: a chat w/ M Zakir Hossain Khan
Mr. Khan recently attended COP23 and is helping Bangladesh address issues around climate change. He brings a unique perspective to a global issue.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
25:08
February 26, 2018
Creating a Coalition to Fight HT: a chat with Kelly Dore
Kelly Dore is bringing together diverse organizations to combat human trafficking and help victims.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
19:01
February 23, 2018
How will AI affect labor? : a chat w JT Kostman
AI and the Evolution of Labor: an interview with JT Kostman. How will the job market be changed in the coming years and what can we do to prepare?   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
28:50
February 21, 2018
Cash Flow is Key for Start-ups:a chat w John Currie
Growing your business and focusing on getting to positive cash flow is key. An interview with John Currie.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
25:30
February 19, 2018
Fighting Human Trafficking : a chat w Killian Moote
An interview with Kilian Moote.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
26:45
February 16, 2018
Veganism: a chat with Chase Avior
Veganism and Animal Rights. A chat with chase Avior...   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
22:51
February 14, 2018
The science behind climate a chat w Ethan Seigel
The Science of Climate Change: an interview with Ethan Seigel • The Science of Climate Change: an interview with Ethan Seigel • The Science of Climate Change: an interview with Ethan Seigel • The Science of Climate Change: an interview with Ethan Seigel • The Science of Climate Change: an interview with Ethan Seigel • The Science of Climate Change: an interview with Ethan Seigel • The Science of Climate Change: an interview with Ethan Seigel   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
30:21
February 12, 2018
The future of AI : a chat w Nikki Hallgrimsdottir
An interview with Nikki Hallgrimsdottir to discuss the development of AI and the effect on the economy.   To learn more contact: James Cox Cell: 267 323 6936 Email: jamescoxprivateemail@gmail.com
05:00
February 3, 2018