Podcasts and Other Audio
Many of you have read my books and followed my writing online over the years but perhaps were unable to attend one of my workshops in person. Despite the limitations of audio vs. live presentations, some of my valuable teaching will now be available online.
It is my goal in the coming year to produce extensive audio segments of vital information regarding emotional and spiritual preparation for the collapse of industrial civilization. These will include far more than just information and will offer you the opportunity to utilize many of the experiential exercises provided in my live workshops.
The Lifeboat Hour
In 2014 Carolyn acquired the Lifeboat Hour on Progressive Radio Network from the late Michael Ruppert. She is now podcasting on her own with guests and commentary which provide practical tools for navigating the turbulent waters of the global crisis.
The “New” Lifeboat Hour
- - Living Resilience: Dean Walker And Carolyn Baker Launch A New Body Of Work
- - Animal Wisdom: Learning From And Helping Animals In The Age Of Extinction
Carolyn and Dr. Linda Bender, DVM, discuss what everyone can do locally and beyond to make life easier for all species. Animals are our teachers, and our work is to listen to and tangibly help them–from the animals in our back yards to animals around the world. Linda also discusses the changing face of veterinary medicine and the role of animals in prisoner rehabilitation and the treatment of combat veterans.
- - Reclaiming Your Roots And Restoring Earth Community
Carolyn and Pegi Eyers discuss her work and her book, Ancient Spirit Rising. We are the generation that has to bring the truth of colonization out into the open, learn the truth about white supremacy, racism, slavery, genocide, oppression, assimilation, white privilege, white fragility, features of the colonial apparatus such as cultural appropriation, and pass those truths along to our white cohort. “Co-existence through co-resistance” and ally-ship with First Nations instead of tokenizing, stereotypes and abstract theories. Working toward the goal of healing our fractured relationships with people of colour, learning good intercultural competency skills, and actualizing the related visions of restitution, reconciliation and peaceful co-existence.
- - Ivey Cone Interviews Carolyn In Celebration Of The One Year Anniversary Of The New Lifeboat Hour
Today we switch roles as Ivey Cone interviews Carolyn in celebration of the one year anniversary of the New Lifeboat Hour. Where we’ve been and where we’re going.
- - Energy Resources In A Time Of Climate Change Denial
Carolyn and energy activist and researcher, Nancy LaPlaca discuss management of precious natural resources in a time of climate change denial. What is fact? What is fiction in terms of clean energy, and what are the hidden costs of rejecting clean energy in favor of profit and convenience?
- - When Your Therapist Totally Gets The Global Crisis
Carolyn and psychotherapist Jonathan Stein discuss the global and cultural stresses that compel some people to seek therapy. They notice many more therapists waking up to the global crisis and many more clients seeking support as they deal with eco-anxiety along with fear, anger, grief, and despair regarding the many layers of our predicament. Jonathan shares his own process of waking up to systems collapse and catastrophic climate change and how it has influenced his life and his work with clients.
- - Redefining Hope In The Face Of Climate Trauma And Climate Grief
Carolyn and author, climate activist, and ecopsychologist Zhiwa Woodbury discuss the formation of trauma and its manifestations in climate chaos as well as all of the emotions that are stirred as we face the withering of our planet, especially grief. As we become willing to face these realities, we must redefine hope, not as a passive stance of mindlessly waiting for someone or something to fix the predicament, but responding with action, community, passion, a willingness to bear witness to suffering and make life easier for all living beings. In the process, we embrace a different kind of hope that does not depend on outcome but rather on our commitment to be fully engaged.
- - The Global Crisis: Signing On To The Journey Of Transformational Resilience
Carolyn & Myrn talk about what happens to us when we allow ourselves to fully wake up to the global crisis. Often the uncertainty pushes us to do deep inner work which then allows us to discover a new quality of empowerment. Not only do we then become more resilient, but our resilience becomes transformational so that we can engage in service and healing. Because every living being is connected with every other living being, serving one, serves all.
- - The Only Games In Town: Deep Ecology, Deep Inner Work, And Rigorous Sacred Activism In The Age Of Extinction
Carolyn and Val Silidker engage in an especially juicy conversation on collapse, the New Cosmology, the Universe Story, and why it is essential for the planet and for ourselves that we commit to doing inner work and external service for the rest of our lives.
- - The Collapse Of The Oroville Dam: A Metaphor And Mirror of Societal Collapse
Carolyn and Ivey Cone, longtime friend of the New Lifeboat Hour and Northern California resident living near Oroville, cover the collapse of the dam in depth and the potential for a disaster the size of Katrina if the dam’s infrastructure completely fails.
The “Old” Lifeboat Hour
- The Lifeboat Hour – 02.03.16 -
Carolyn talks with Ivey Cone, producer of Fuki Cafe and Extinction Radio, about how we navigate these turbulent times and stay connected with the Earth.
- The Lifeboat Hour – 01.17.16 -
Being an elder has less to do with age than with wisdom. Dr. Harvey Austin and Carolyn discuss Harvey’s new book “Elders Rock.”
- The Lifeboat Hour – 01.10.16 -
Dean Walker and Carolyn talk about “Full Spectrum Living—With Death In Mind.” What does it mean to live with passion and purpose in a time of extinction?
- The Lifeboat Hour – 12.20.15 -
In this episode, “A Light In Dark Times,” Carolyn offers an urgent Winter Solstice, inspirational “fireside chat.” Where are we going as an Earth community? What is the Earth asking of us right now?
- The Lifeboat Hour – 12.13.15 -
Tyler Hess returns to the Lifeboat Hour to share his perspective as a member of the millennial generation on climate chaos, the collapse of industrial civilization, and how living in intimate relationship with Earth in the face of the Sixth Great Extinction sustains us and all life in the universe.
- The Lifeboat Hour – 12.06.15 -
Author and wisdom teacher, Mirabai Starr, joins Carolyn to discuss the Dark Night Of The Globe as well as The Dark Night Of The Soul in troubled times.
- The Lifeboat Hour – 11.22.15 -
Carolyn is joined by activist, author, and Rumi scholar, Andrew Harvey as they discuss the human shadow and the global crisis and how we can heal both the personal and collective shadow.
- The Lifeboat Hour – 11.15.15 -
Carolyn and Charles Eisenstein are all over the map discussing things they both care about deeply.
- The Lifeboat Hour – 11.08.15 -
Carolyn talks with energy activist Nancy La Placa about the climate cost of fossil fuels and dirty energy with some surprises about which forms of energy really are cleaner.
- The Lifeboat Hour – 10.25.15 -
Carolyn and Francis Weller discuss the need to become skilled practitioners of conscious grieving along with his new book, The Wild Edge of Sorrow.
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