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Emily Ray talks about what environmentalism faces in modern politics, how it connects to other justice issues, and what it means to navigate climate change in a neoliberal world on Poli Sigh Podcast with one of the co-host Owen Fite, a PhD Student at UC Boulder.


Do politics make you want to sigh? Well, you're not alone. Here at Poli Sigh, we take a collective sigh, and breakdown the political frustrations of the world, bridging political science jargon to the issues and solutions that matter to you. Each episode we interview a political scientist to get their story, hear what they're researching, why you should care about it, and what you can do. It’s but one way of "poli trying" in trying political times. Check us out at

In the 21st century, the political environment and ecological environment might as well be the same thing. But if the planet is so important to everything, then why do we have trouble enacting sustainability? On episode 6, we talk with Dr. Emily Ray about how and why environmentalism still faces difficult hurdles, even in the face of impending doom."