Go West, Young Podcast

Go West, Young Podcast

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The fight to save Bristol Bay
August 10, 2020

With the clock ticking on a final Record of Decision regarding the controversial Pebble Mine project in Alaska, a conversation with documentary film director Mark Titus and United Tribes of Bristol Bay‘s Alannah Hurley about Mark’s film, The Wild.

Why Latino Conservation Week matters
July 22, 2020

A conversation with three Western environmental leaders about the 7th annual Latino Conservation Week, which is underway right now.

What Western voters want (coronavirus edition)
July 03, 2020

Pollster Brian Gottlieb returns with a new round of CWP’s Winning the West 2020 polling—this time focused on coronavirus and public lands. Subscribe to CWP’s Look West daily and monthly newsletters. Watch and share our 30×30 explainer video featuring S...

How (and when) should national parks reopen?
May 08, 2020

As the Interior Department rushes to reopen parks despite the pandemic, former NPS leaders Phil Francis and Joan Anzelmo weigh in on what should happen first to keep park employees and the public safe.

Mustafa Santiago Ali on Earth Day at 50
April 16, 2020

Mustafa Santiago Ali is one of America’s leading voices on environmental justice. Since becoming a founding member of the EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice as a student, he went on to serve 24 years at the agency, followed by the Hip Hop Caucus,

Christy Goldfuss on why NEPA matters
March 31, 2020

A look at how the Trump administration is using the Coronavirus pandemic as cover for its environmental rollbacks, then Christy Goldfuss, the former head of the White House Council on Environmental Quality,

David J. Hayes on the Interior Department and how states must lead on conservation
March 03, 2020

A conversation with David J. Hayes, former Deputy Interior Secretary and head of the State Energy & Environmental Impact Center at NYU School of Law. The Impact Center is tracking state attorney general actions in support of the environment,

10 years of the Conservation in the West Poll
February 26, 2020

This episode features highlights from a symposium celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Conservation in the West Poll from the Colorado College State of the Rockies Project. In this episode: Governor Steve Bullock, Montana Senator Tom Udall,

Rep. Diana DeGette
February 11, 2020

A conversation with Representative Diana DeGette of Colorado about her wilderness protection bill that’s headed for the House floor, as well as the challenges of performing congressional oversight in the Trump era.

Climate in Colorado
January 17, 2020

Garrett Garner-Wells of Conservation Colorado joins us with a look at why Colorado has become “an island of sanity” on climate policy. News Trump’s Move Against Landmark Environmental Law Caps a Relentless Agenda Interior secretary extends the tenure o...