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The Multi-Hazards Podcast

all about protecting communities . . . 

Nov 3, 2021

Earthquakes and volcanoes are among the various disasters dealt with on The Multi-Hazards Podcast. Here we revisit earlier interviews with Dr. Burçak Başbuğ Erkan and Dr. Gio Roberti. What should we all know about earthquakes and volcanoes, and, most of all, what is the human element? How have we mitigated,...


Oct 9, 2021

Can the environment be racist? No, but those with power can use it to further marginalise racialised communities. Industries, landfills and other large and small-scale projects are seldom put into affluent White neighbourhoods by the government and corporations, but more often where Indigenous, Black and Brown people...


Sep 5, 2021

To change the world first requires us to understand the nature of society, to look seriously at the way that it is structured. Racism, white supremacy, is the most important feature of this global system and Black and Brown people suffer the most worldwide. The reality of it all is that capitalism continues its...


Aug 27, 2021

What's happening with climate change these days? How is our adaptation going? What are the gloomy and bright spots? Join Dr. Stewart J. Cohen, climate change adaptation scientist, as he discusses the latest science and societal discussions about humanity adapting to a rapidly changing climate. Have a listen!

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Aug 21, 2021

Why are conspiracy theories so popular these days? Is it social media? Are we just more gullible nowadays? Join Dr. Ghayda Hassan, a clinical psychologist and professor at L'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM), as she discusses how conspiracy theories are affecting society and how we can overcome their...