Episode 100. How is our Consumer-Driven Society PRIME-ing us for disaster?

This year Amazon PRIME members spent more than $10.4 Billion in two days.  In this episode Rose and Christine explore our need to buy “stuff” despite the toll it takes on our planet, and ask the question: “Who are we if we are not consumers?”

Recurring Segments Include:

  • Good news stories
  • One action tip to for you to create change
  • A weekly sanity tip to keep you calm(er) in the face of climate overwhelm


Person of Note:  Joshua Becker

Quote: If you don’t need something at full price, you don’t need at half price.

Website: Thred-Up

Quote: The sweetness of the low price doesn’t last as long as the bitterness of the low quality


Good News: Former Bank of England Governor Mark Carney: Trillions of dollars flooding into climate solutions are transforming finance

Combined Action Step and Sanity Tip: Five minutes of prayer and meditation every day, that the will of the people will prevail, and the outcome of the US election will be for the highest good of all.

The Win-win prayer (credit to Dr Barbara Stone for the inspiration)

win-win prayer