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May 27, 2020

Phil Gurski

This episode focuses on religion and ideology. Often we're taught to avoid two topics: religion and politics. However, can we discuss religion and ideology, at the right time and place, with civility and respect? In this episode, terrorism specialist Phil Gurski discusses this sensitive topic of religion with tact and...


May 27, 2020

This episode highlights Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), specifically tornadoes and communicating disaster risk to communities. Multi-Hazards host Vin Nelsen interviews Dr. Justin Sharpe, Research Scientist and Social Science Coordinator for the VORTEX-SE project and member of the Behavioural Insights Unit at the...


May 23, 2020

Dr. Gio Roberti

Today we interview Dr. Gio Roberti, a geohazard geologist in Vancouver, BC, Canada. His research has focused on the effects of climate change on volcanic slope stability. He has led multiple international projects between Canada, Peru, France, and Italy. The results of his research have been published in scientific...


May 18, 2020

Climate change, extreme weather, (un)natural disasters, pandemics, cyber attacks, biodiversity loss, the 6th mass extinction, poisonous political trends, etc.

These pose a threat to human societies and the natural world. This is a podcast about disasters suffered or averted, with issues facing experts in climate...