Best Environment podcasts (Updated June 2018; image)
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Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic.
 
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Costing the Earth
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Exploring man's effect on the environment and how it reacts, questioning accepted truths, challenging those in charge and reporting on progress towards improving the world.
 
Living on Earth is a weekly news and information program from PRI about the world's changing environment, ecology, and human health. If there's something new about global warming, climate change, environmental politics or environmental quality and human health, you can count on Host Steve Curwood and the LOE public radio news team to keep you up to date with fair and accurate coverage.
 
The Heartland Institute podcast featuring scientists, authors, and policy experts who take the non-alarmist, climate-realist position on environment and energy policy. Hosted by H. Sterling Burnett and Isaac Orr.
 
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Greenpeace Podcast
Monthly
 
The Greenpeace Podcast brings you sound-rich environmental stories that travel across borders. Engaging listeners through storytelling, this podcast builds environmental literacy in a way that inspires, amuses and empowers. Listen to monthly 15 minute episodes that break down some of today's hottest and most controversial environmental issues.Greenpeace is an independent, campaigning organisation which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to f ...
 
Every Thursday, a new episode of Living Planet brings you environment stories from around the world, digging deeper into topics that touch our lives every day. The prize-winning, weekly half-hour radio magazine and podcast is produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster - visit dw.com/environment for more.
 
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Insider Podcast
Rare
 
Stay updated on our latest news with your mp3 player
 
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FOR THE WILD
Monthly
 
This weekly hour-long program is a forum for powerful conversations with the philosophers, scientists, activists, healers, artists and others who are leading the movements to restore our beleaguered planet to its natural balance. The show deals with the most urgent questions facing the next generation of Earth stewards. How do we reverse ecological damages and create a culture of regeneration? How do we confront the psychological challenges of an uncertain future, while healing the age-old w ...
 
Michigan Radio's "The Environment Report" hosted by Rebecca Williams explores the relationship between the natural world and the everyday lives of people in Michigan. New episodes every Tuesday and Thursday.
 
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Sea Change Radio
Weekly
 
Sea Change Radio is a nationally syndicated weekly radio show and podcast covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability.
 
Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.
 
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Environment China
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Environment China is a bi-weekly podcast from the Beijing Energy Network (BEN), a grassroots organization created to help understand and tackle China’s energy and environmental challenges. The podcast features conversations with advocates, entrepreneurs, and experts and aims to highlight innovative solutions for improving China’s environment. We explore how they do their work, what strategies and solutions they have found, and why now is the right time for real and positive progress for Chin ...
 
Do you care about the environment but feel "I want to act but if no one else does it won't make a difference" and "But if you don't solve everything it isn't worth doing anything"? We are the antidote! You're not alone. Hearing role models overcome the same feelings to enjoy acting on their values creates meaning, purpose, community, and emotional reward. Want to improve as a leader? Bestselling author, leadership speaker, coach, and professor Joshua Spodek, PhD MBA, brings joy and inspirati ...
 
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Earthwise
Monthly+
 
Every Earthwise programme features a discussion on conservation, environment or peace with justice. The interview might be with a local Cantabrian, with someone in a different part of the country, or a distinguished person from overseas.Broadcast on the first and third Monday evening at 9pm repeated the following Wednesday at 9:30am.The choice of topics varies considerably. Earthwise hopes that people who are especially interested in conservation will also find peace with justice issues inte ...
 
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Terra Informa
Monthly+
 
Weekly environmental news on Canadian community radio
 
A monthly discussion about the environmental history community and research in Canada.
 
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Environment
Weekly+
 
Stories about the environment focused on the Pacific Northwest, with many from KNKX's Environment reporter, Bellamy Pailthorp.
 
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WUWM-FM: Environment
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Assorted stories from WUWM-FM
 
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The earth is a living system. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Famed biologist, theorist, educator and author Lynn Margulis (1938-2011) co-developed the Gaia Hypothesis.
 
Terra Informers watch and discuss Metamorphosis, a new climate change documentary, and also speak with its creators in this week’s episode.
 
A study by the Union of Concerned Scientists examined how real estate values were affected in 23 coastal states. Florida has the most to lose, according to the research.
 
Of the hundreds of thousands of species of plants in the world, humanity depends on only about a dozen species for food. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Richard Evans Schultes (1915 - 2001) has been called the father of modern ethnobotany. His work inspired the film "Embrace of the Serpent".…
 
He opposed the appointment of the new CIA Director, Gina HaspelGina Haspel was in charge of a CIA black site in Thailand where torture, including water-boarding, was done.
 
Forest officials closed the San Juan National Forest in southwest Colorado because of "historic levels" of fire danger. The closure will affect local tourism economies.
 
Tough Climate at the G7 | Canada Buys Tar Sands Pipeline | EPA Dilutes Toxics Law | Beyond the Headlines | BirdNote: Exquisite Thrush Song | Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America | Audio Postcard: A Fisherman Rigging Bait on NantucketIn this episode, we discuss President Trump’s refusal to join America’s closest allies in discussion ...…
 
The number of people graduating with nuclear engineering degrees has more than tripled since 2001. Many say they are motivated by climate change.
 
Can a small change lead a community? Our conversation with Jeff Brown shows how a small action on what you care about can inspire and lead a community. Even small actions, when based on your values---what you care about---can make big differences because humans are social and share many values---for example, clean air and water. Helping his nei ...…
 
The words of Thoreau still evoke the timeless feeling of a remote mountain lake. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration.
 
Less than a week into an event that was expected to last well into July, Seattle climate rower Eliza Dawson is back on land. All are safe, but strong Pacific winds ultimately thwarted her four-woman team’s attempt to travel 2,400 miles across the Pacific, on human-power alone.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
We live on a planet of finite resources but our demand for new consumer products and technologies keeps growing. That's driving a race to extract materials from ever-more remote corners of the Earth – and beyond.
 
One of Pruitt's closest political allies in Congress said he would call for the EPA chief to step down if his ethical scandals don't stop.
 
When the federal government says some publicly owned lands should be used "for the benefit and enjoyment of the people," who do they mean?
 
A Canadian company will turn in a report tomorrow outlining whether it thinks a tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac is a feasible option for its pipeline. A tunnel was suggested by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.By llgraham@umich.edu (Lester Graham).
 
A wide range of exotic plants have yielded drugs valuable to western medicine. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Richard Evans Schultes (1915 - 2001) has been called the father of modern ethnobotany. His work inspired the film "Embrace of the Serpent".…
 
Meet Joe and Carrie, the couple spreading the zero waste gospel in China. The dynamic duo opened the first zero waste store, “The Bulk House”, in China this year, selling products to help others live the zero waste lifestyle they adhere to. In today’s episode, they walk us through a day in the life of a zero waster - guiding us through everythi ...…
 
A pioneering ethnobotanist worked with indigenous peoples around the world to discover useful plants. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Richard Evans Schultes (1915 - 2001) has been called the father of modern ethnobotany. His story inspired the film "Embrace of the Serpent".…
 
From time to time, so-called moderate Democratic legislators cross party lines to work with Republicans. Do you ever wonder if voters from red states appreciate those gestures? More importantly, what kind of impact do these collaborations and compromises end up making in the crafting of policy? This week on Sea Change Radio, we take a deep dive ...…
 
Forecasters have gotten better giving advance notice of when tornadoes might strike. Now, there's a new technology that may help researchers even more: listening for the sounds of a tornado that humans can't hear.
 
Until recently, if a home solar array produced more electricity than the house used, it would go through the meter onto the grid. Residents with solar power arrays got paid for that power at the same rate as the power company charged other residents. Power that comes in/power that goes out: same price. This even exchange is called net metering.…
 
For such a successful man, Vincent Stanley is as down to earth as they come. He returns to discuss his experience disconnecting from technology and reconnecting with his values, especially his words. People seem to believe that technology saves time or gives us attention despite experience, research, and headlines to the contrary. Vincent share ...…
 
Tribes and conservationists are celebrating a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that upholds tribal treaty fishing rights. The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a ruling from the 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals, which had already ruled squarely in favor of the tribes.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
Singing with birds and waterfalls. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Steven Feld is currently Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 
Climate change is increasing the frequency of rainstorms in many parts of the U.S., and those storms bring more rain. Many communities don't have the drainage systems needed to handle all the water.
 
Greek yogurt, mattresses and environmental deregulation.
 
Thawing permafrost in Alaska's Arctic is making it harder for oil companies to operate there. But a cottage industry has cropped up with new gadgets to help.
 
Chris Chang-yen Phillips talks to Valerie Masson-Delmotte, the Co-Chair of the IPCC – Working Group I.
 
The sound flows down and mixes with your thoughts. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Steven Feld is currently Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 
California fire officials have blamed Pacific Gas and Electric Company power lines for wildfires that tore through Northern California in October.
 
About fifty citizen scientists and volunteer experts are converging in the south Sound Saturday for a "bioblitz. " That’s when people get together for a few hours and try to document as many species as possible in one place.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
The list of alleged ethical missteps by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt just keeps growing longer, but they don't seem to be having any effect on his standing with President Trump.
 
Canada’s government is buying the controversial Trans Mountain Pipeline. It connects tar sands oil fields in Alberta to a terminus in British Columbia. Hidden in the details of the agreement with the Kinder Morgan corporation is a surprising fact that connects the deal to Washington state.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
Zero Carbon Nuclear Boost For New Jersey | Beyond the Headlines | BirdNote®: Roseate Spoonbill: Hot Pink | Toxic Black Hair Products | Former EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Launches Center for Climate, Health and the Environment At HarvardIn this episode, we connect some dots between environmental factors and public health. Black women may be far more ...…
 
Icebergs are forming and seas are rising. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Stanley S. Jacobs is currently a Special Research Scientists at Lamont-Doherty Earth
 
The Olympic Peninsula is often thought of as a destination for coastal hikes along rugged beaches or cozy restaurants with stunning mountain backdrops. Olympic National Park, the "un-dammed" Elwha River, and the annual Lavender Festival in Sequim are some of the main attractions. There’s also a year-round Saturday farmers market in Port Angeles ...…
 
Ever more people in the world are living in urban areas. But how can we make our cities sustainable? From the dangers of air pollution to shrinking natural spaces and our carbon footprint in cities — it's high time for action.
 
Eleven years ago on a cold January day, volunteers for the Huron River Watershed Council , Rochelle Breitenbach and Mary Bajcz trudged through the snow and thicket to get to a pristine little stream that flows into the Huron River.By llgraham@umich.edu (Lester Graham).
 
过去几年来越来越多的人讨论或参与生态旅行,但什么才是真正的负责任旅行呢?罗鹏是倡导负责任旅行企业生地行的创始人。过去五年来,她坚持自然教育,认为保护自然在于行动和育人。她为在城市生活的小朋友提供亲近自然、深入动植物保护地的机会,同时还为偏远保护区的少数民族文化保护与传承、农村经济发展等提供了良性循环、多方受益的解决方案。如果想了解更多有关生地行的故事,可以关注微信公众号ecoaction。 Our guest for this episode is LUO Peng, founder of EcoAction, a responsible travel advocate. Peng has shared with us many of her stories of bring you ...…
 
A roar and a tremendous splash herald the birth of a new iceberg. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Stanley S. Jacobs is currently a Special Research Scientists at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
 
Hurricanes are moving more slowly than they used to. That means storms are dumping more rain and doing more damage when they make landfall, as Hurricane Harvey did when it lingered over Houston.
 
Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell is advocating for more use of prescribed burns to protect communities and their firefighters.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
..You'd better be listening! This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Steven Feld is currently Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 
This being primary election week in California and seven other states, we thought it an appropriate time to revisit our discussion with California gubernatorial candidate, Gavin Newsom. In our discussion, which was on the heels of the election of Donald Trump in late 2016, Newsom delved into a number of important environmental policy issues ran ...…
 
The Environmental Protection Agency and at least one retailer have done an about face on a chemical linked to dozens of deaths, but health advocates want more. Methylene chloride is an ingredient in paint strippers. It’s sold at hardware stores and it’s also used commercially. Serious acute risks Beth Kemler is with the group Safer Chemicals, H ...…
 
An audio snapshot of the daily life of the Bosavi people of Papua New Guinea. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Steven Feld is currently Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 
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