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

  • - 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.

  • - Happy Valentines Day: Do You Have A Home?

    On this Valentine’s Day, activist Mimi German and Carolyn discuss not romantic love, but love and compassion for homeless people in Portland and around the world. How does climate change affect their lives, and what can we do as communities and as individuals to help the most vulnerable of our species?

  • - Navigating A Tsunami Of Cultural And Political Upheaval

    Will returns to the New Lifeboat Hour to discuss with Carolyn how we ground ourselves and stay grounded in the midst of the current cultural upheaval as well as in the larger picture of global crisis. How do we balance the inner world of emotional and spiritual work we must do on ourselves with the outer activism that this time is demanding of us? In addition to his book Now Or Never, Will shares with us his exciting upcoming conference, Architects Of The New Paradigm. This is a lively, joyful conversation between friends and allies.

  • - Kali Takes America: Are We With Her?

    Harvard educated scholar of Comparative Religion and Mythology, Vera de Chalambert and Carolyn discuss the mythology of the 2016 election and the planetary rite of passage that Kali, the fierce female force of the Hindu tradition, is compelling our species and our planet to experience and be transformed by. Don’t miss this rich conversation.

  • - Climate Chaos, Disaster Relief, Health and Food Security

    Nick from Relief Analysis discusses the implications of climate chaos in terms of natural disasters and disaster relief. How do we become resilient in terms of infrastructure, food, and health security? How can we mitigate climate chaos by studying the patterns of rain bombs and other extreme weather events?

  • - Tempering Optimism With Realism In This Now Or Never World

    Author, consultant, and sacred activist, Will Wilkinson, having just published his book Now or Never, shares what he’s learned about the urgency of our predicament and how important it is to temper our optimism with realism as we integrate the transformational path with the path of social and Earth justice.

  • - Andrew Harvey & Carolyn Baker: Only Our Ability To Access Authentic Joy Can Sustain Us

    Ivey Cone interviews Carolyn and Andrew Harvey as they talk about their new book Return To Joy–why they wrote it and why they believe that only our ability to access joy can sustain us as we experience all of the other feelings related to the collapse of systems and climate catastrophe. Their humor is infectious, and their inspiration more than welcome in the midst of an unprecedented global crisis.

  • - Is Doing Inner Work An Aspect Of Privilege?

    In her first 2017 podcast, Carolyn discusses the difference between inner work as a distraction of privilege vs. a strategy of prevention. What IS inner work, and how does it support or conflict with our activism and other forms of work in the world? As always, with emphasis on practical tools for living resiliently, Carolyn offers powerful strategies for navigating the fomidible future of 2017 and beyond.

  • - Philip Shepherd, April 1, 2016

    Philip and Carolyn discuss his new book New Self, New World, what it means to be embodied, and why that matters in a time of global crisis.

  • - Humanity’s Blind Spot Is Humanity’s Undoing; Grief As The Doorway To Acceptance And Even Joy In The Face Of Our Demise

    Carolyn and consciousness researcher and author, Peter Russell, discuss humanity’s deadly trajectory of acceleration and singularity which guarantee our extinction as certainly as abrupt climate change does. So how do we accept what seems inevitable and the reality that “this is how it ends”? Grief is one doorway to acceptance and also a doorway to the joy at lives at our core.

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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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