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  • Time to 'eat the dog', climate change

    Monday June 22, 2015

    Environmental impact of pets may mean it's time to 'eat the dog'

    Are pets our loyal companions or lunch? We hear from a climate scientist who says our cats and dogs are methane-producing, meat-eating monsters and as such a major environmental concern. He says it's time to rethink our relationship with our pets and maybe even time to eat the dog.

    Posted: Jun 22, 2015 8:04 AM
    Last Updated: Jun 23, 2015 1:39 PM
    Listen 25:00
  • Spanky and Liz Hoath - Happiness By Design

    Thursday June 25, 2015

    Happiness By Design: How searching for joy can make us sad

    Books that have sold millions urge you to visualize and actualize your way to a happier life. But our producer Liz Hoath has discovered others who argue that working with a little negativity can also lead to you to happiness.

    Posted: Jun 25, 2015 12:37 PM
    Last Updated: Jun 26, 2015 10:55 AM
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    Listen 24:58
  • Frank Gehry

    Design choices make or break public spaces

    by Kristin Nelson

    We hear about the ways the design of public spaces can be used to exclude and unite citizens. Learn how defensive architecture transforms spaces ostensibly made for everyone - into places only meant for some. And finally, top Canadian architects debate the quality of contemporary buildings.

    Posted: Jun 30, 2015 12:55 PM
    Last Updated: Jun 30, 2015 12:56 PM
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