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In partnership with Future Earth & , the Worlds We Want is a new podcast exploring cutting-edge research, projects and people working for positive transitions in the Anthropocene. Can hope trump apocalypse?

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Science Borealis

Apr 25, 2019

Today's show explores the notion of creative reuse. Reuse is something of the ugly duckling of the 3, 4, or 5 Rs of Conservation. While not as easy as simply throwing something in the green bin, one person’s trash really can be another person’s treasure, in that there is a two way benefit of reusing material -...


Feb 28, 2019

Today's show looks at the idea of making cities.... intelligently. We look at the case of Batiment 7 a self-organized community-run space in Point St. Charles. We learn about the context that made it 1) needed and 2) possible. We learn about how the University is learning to work with and in the community with their...


Jan 31, 2019

Today’s show is something of a continuation of our last show on the Social economy. Today we tackle the topic of social entrepreneurship. We present a clear definition of the term and talk with Daniela Papi-Thornton, who presents a strong case for "mapping the system." 

Check the companion episode on the social...