Best climate change podcasts we could find (Updated November 2018)
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Environment : NPR
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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.
 
It's your world. Jump in.
 
Yale Climate Connections takes a solutions-based approach to climate change and its impacts, with a focus on actions being taken by individuals and entities to help reduce associated risks.
 
long format interviews with Nature's editor for climate science, Michael White
 
Climate Conversations is the weekly climate change podcast from MIT Climate, an online community connecting questions to answers, research to solutions, and knowledge to action.You can also find us on iTunes at http://bit.ly/ClimateConversations
 
50 stories, 5 continents, 1 theme: showcasing passionate people and innovative projects from around the world aimed at combating climate change.
 
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Terra Informa
Weekly
 
Weekly environmental news on Canadian community radio
 
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Climate Cast
Weekly+
 
MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner with the latest research on our changing climate.
 
A podcast about the different people, technologies, and organizations that are coming together to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and reverse climate change. We also talk about blockchains.
 
Official podcast for climate heroes from Citizens' Climate Lobby. We're creating the political will for a livable world.
 
Trying to be part of the solution not part of the problem. A podcast following the difficulties of having a modern family, business and trying to leave the world in a better state than we got it. Genuine advice and experience for those who strive to lead a sustainable life.
 
The Heartland Institute podcast featuring scientists, authors, and policy experts who take the non-alarmist, climate-realist position on environment and energy policy.
 
Dedicated to working through the challenges of the climate change crisis, from the uncharted to the unthinkable. Hosted by Tim DeChristopher and Peter Bowden.
 
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Climate Hacks
Monthly+
 
Buying More Stuff Won't Make you Happy! That's what I wanted to call this show, but it's too long. Most of us are pretty aware of GMO-free and organic foods...but what about the other products we use in the course of a day? How do they affect the environment? The wine we drink, the flowers we put on the table, the soap we use to bathe, and the lotion we use afterwards...everything has an impact. I hope to educate and inspire YOU to make small changes in your daily habits, so we can, together ...
 
Fresh Perspectives on Sustainable Development
 
My journey to fight against climate change ...
 
This podcast talks about climate change and how to deal with it, and what our responsibilities are as residents of Earth.
 
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Climate Minnesota
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Climate Minnesota aims to increase public awareness around local climate change impacts and to build community resiliency, through a combination of science, stories and place-based solutions that encompass the broad range of impacts that Minnesotans are seeing now. https://www.climategen.org/
 
Earth. We broke it; we own it; and nothing is as it was: not the trees, not the seas – not the forests, farms, or fields – and not the global economy that depends on all of these. Bionic Planet is your guide to the Anthropocene, the new epoch defined by man's impact on Earth, and in each episode, we examine a different aspect of this new reality: sometimes financial, sometimes moral, but always practical.
 
A podcast on climate politics for the 99%, brought to you by Dissent magazine.
 
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Earthworms
Monthly+
 
Host Jean Ponzi presents information, education and conversation with activists and experts on environmental issues and all things "green." Produced in the studios of KDHX Community Media in St. Louis, MO.
 
ACCAP climate webinar podcasts promote dialogue and a forum for discussion and information exchange between stakeholders in Alaska. Each podcast starts with 20 to 30 minutes of presentation, followed by discussion and questions from participants.
 
Big Solutions to Planet-sized Problems
 
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. As a non-partisan forum, The Club brings to the public airwaves diverse viewpoints on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast - the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924 - is carried across the nation on public radio stations and is now podcasting. Our website archive features audio of our recent programs, as well as selected speeches from our long and distinguished history. This podcas ...
 
Living Lab on WCAI is a forum for the stories behind science headlines — the people who do the research, the unexpected ways that science gets done, and how the results make their way into our everyday lives.
 
Environmental and Energy Study Institute's Audio Files
 
The latest stories from PRI
 
"The Conversations Most Vital to Our Survival As a Species”. Quinn Emmett & Brian Colbert Kennedy, publishers of the popular “Important, Not Important” weekly newsletter and otherwise regular, progressive, terrified folks like you, host weekly-ish conversations with awesome scientists, engineers, doctors, politicians, and journalists, as they discuss the questions and topics most likely to either save the planet, or end it! Topics include climate change, artificial intelligence, clean energy ...
 
Listen to PBS NewsHour science reporting published every Wednesday by 9 p.m. Featuring reports from Miles O'Brien, Nsikan Akpan and the rest of our science crew, we take on topics ranging from the future of 3-D printing to power of placebo drugs. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
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Mongabay Newscast
Monthly+
 
News and inspiration from nature’s frontline, featuring inspiring guests and deeper analysis of the global environmental issues explored every day by the Mongabay.com team. Airs every other Tuesday.
 
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Climactic
Weekly
 
We live in Climactic times. The culmination of billions of lives lived since the Industrial Revolution. The Anthropocene — our current age of technology, machines, and an insatiable need for fuel — has changed the planet and set us on a new path. There is now broad agreement that the consequences of our collective actions are severe. We’re facing an unprecedented future with a destabilised natural world due to rising temperatures.Climactic tells the stories of the people making a difference. ...
 
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Costing the Earth
Monthly+
 
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.
 
We aim to cover the critical scientific research on climate change and it's implications for humanity. We also discuss Environmental topics within Politics and Business, as well as campaign groups such as VHEMT. Episodes are released monthly and available via iTunes or any other podcast provider of choice. I don't ask for donations or advertise, please show your support for the show (and help more people find it) by subscribing and leaving a 5* review!
 
The latest stories from PRI
 
The Gund Institute is a leading center for sustainability research and education at the University of Vermont.
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
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To the Point
Weekly
 
A weekly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The...
 
Podcasts, voices and sounds from the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam, Germany. The IASS conducts research with the goal of identifying, advancing, and guiding transformation processes towards sustainable societies. Its research practice is transdisciplinary, transformative, and co-creative. The institute cooperates with partners in academia, political institutions, administrations, civil society, and the business community to understand sustainability challenges and ...
 
Listen to PBS NewsHour science reporting published every Wednesday by 9 p.m. Featuring reports from Miles O'Brien, Nsikan Akpan and the rest of our science crew, we take on topics ranging from the future of 3-D printing to power of placebo drugs. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
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Mongabay Newscast
Monthly+
 
News and inspiration from nature’s frontline, featuring inspiring guests and deeper analysis of the global environmental issues explored every day by the Mongabay.com team. Airs every other Tuesday.
 
Anthony Day and guests making sense of sustainability
 
This podcast covers issues of Climate Change, Socially Responsible Investing, Retirement Planning, the Economy, and Life and Disability Insurance. James Cox is a financial advisor with Devon Financial Partners. He focuses on wealth and risk management for clients of the firm. He is on the board of several organizations. James joined DFP in January of 2012. Many of Mr. Cox’s clients are entrepreneurs and business owners. His practice helps individuals manage risk within their finances, even a ...
 
The podcast that puts science under the microscope and dissects the topics you want to learn more about.
 
Zengineering Podcast is for everyone who loves Science & Technology and also cares deeply about the beauty of Life's Big Questions. We (Adam & Brian) are obsessed with the spot where modern Science, Technology & Engineering meet Philosophy, Art & Spirituality. We have found this to be the place where the most interesting questions are both formulated and discussed. It's the place where mental models are born, and that's what we're really chasing. Are you? Become a supporter of this podcast:h ...
 
Dive into the Pacific Ocean. Hear the latest news about the Aquarium of the Pacific, its animals, and exhibits, and listen to a variety of scientists and guest speakers covering important issues facing our ocean and planet. To download video files of these podcasts, visit our website at http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/multimedia
 
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How On Earth
Monthly+
 
The KGNU Science Show
 
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
 
A lefty take on politics and economics in Canada and beyond. Catch journalist Michal Rozworski interview leading left economists, journalists and other figures on topics of the day.
 
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The Ticker
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The Ticker brings you a daily stream of stories from Minnesota Public Radio News reporters and hosts. MPR News delivered straight to your fingertips.
 
Wolfson is the largest graduate college in Oxford. Our diverse student body has a wide spread of disciplines and nationalities. The College is both traditional and unconventional, forward thinking and friendly.
 
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"Green Book" follows a black concert pianist's tour of the deep South in 1962.
 
Australia has long had a reputation for ingenuity. Do we remain an innovative nation?
 
Listen up to hear about electric insights, geothermal engineering, dams, fracking, the plug-in hybrids that aren’t, new rules on waste, threats to environmental legislation, how nuclear power may be the future but Toshiba wants no part of it and a strange Icelandic saga - but that's by no means all!
 
In her new book, 'Thank You For Shopping,' Kristal Leebrick explores the golden era of Minnesota's department stores and the retail titans who helped shape some of the state's biggest cultural institutions.
 
Jair Bolsonaro, the right-wing president-elect of Brazil who campaigned with a pledge to "make Brazil great," has policy priorities critics say will hasten global climate change and increase violent acts against environmental protectors.
 
Butte County is among the poorest in California. Residents whose homes were destroyed are now in a tough spot as the county doesn't have enough existing housing for the thousands who are displaced.
 
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with David Guhin, assistant city manager for Santa Rosa, Calif., about how the city is rebuilding after the 2017 Tubbs Fire, which destroyed 5,636 buildings.
 
According to Minnesota state law, an election tie requires a decision 'by lot,' and the highest card drawn came with the keys to the mayor's office.
 
Fifty years ago, the Beatles sent millions of blank canvases out into the world.
 
Fifty years ago, the Beatles sent millions of blank canvases out into the world.
 
Jonathan Thunder's brings Anishinaabe mythology to life through the three-part multi-media installation.
 
Reporter Kelly Horan on the unsolved mystery of the Isabella Gardner Museum heist.
 
Reporter Kelly Horan on the unsolved mystery of the Isabella Gardner Museum heist.
 
How does a ‘90s rocker make a decade of recording and touring look presentable on a resume?
 
How does a ‘90s rocker make a decade of recording and touring look presentable on a resume?
 
Composer Missy Mazzoli and author Karen Russell on the ghostly new opera “Proving Up.”
 
Composer Missy Mazzoli and author Karen Russell on the ghostly new opera “Proving Up.”
 
There are unresolved midterm elections in Florida, Georgia and elsewhere. The President has expressed concerns with the recount process. So what's actually happening in those states? MPR News host Kerri Miller talked to a reporter to fact check the vote count.
 
The City Council on Wednesday rejected a referendum petition — the latest skirmish in a yearslong battle over trash and other public services in St. Paul. This one is likely to end up in court.
 
Some countries have instituted quotas to ensure some semblance of gender parity in government. But do quotas really work?
 
Some countries have instituted quotas to ensure some semblance of gender parity in government. But do quotas really work?
 
SPEAKERS Sukhinder Singh Cassidy President, StubHub; Founder, theBoardlist Alexis Krivkovich Partner, Financial Services Practice; Managing Director, McKinsey & Company, Silicon Valley Office Sarah Lacy CEO and Founder, Chairman Mom—Moderator This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on Novemb ...…
 
Hurricane Maria decimated many of Puerto Rico's small farms. But soon afterward, a group of mostly women farmers came together to start helping each other learn how to farm more sustainably.
 
Hurricane Maria decimated many of Puerto Rico's small farms. But soon afterward, a group of mostly women farmers came together to start helping each other learn how to farm more sustainably.
 
Elvis Costello performs tonight at the Northrop Auditorium at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. His new album, "Look Now," includes a song written with the legendary songwriter Carole King. Another interesting collaboration has a local twist: Los Angeles-based R&B singer Jerry "Swamp Dogg" Williams's new record was produced by Justin Ver ...…
 
Stephanie Morales was born in Puerto Rico and lived through the tragedy of Hurricane Maria. She shares her story and insights... its one of the most moving conversations I have ever had.
 
At least 56 people have died in the Northern California blaze, which has destroyed entire neighborhoods and continues to burn. Meanwhile, Butte County says about 300 people are missing.
 
The plan would allow triplexes to be built in any neighborhood, including those with mostly single-family homes. While some say it will address the city's affordable housing problem, others worry about density and speculators.
 
Days from being awarded the highest civilian honor a president may bestow, retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page joined those whose lives were changed by a foundation he founded with his late wife, Diane Sims Page.
 
The Rio Grande river is drying up. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.By climateconnections@chavobart.com.
 
This week, the Art Hounds recommend two dance concerts and an art crawl.
 
Once the stuff of science fiction, facial identification technology is now very much a reality. Should we be worried?
 
Jair Bolsonaro, the right-wing president-elect of Brazil who campaigned with a pledge to "make Brazil great," has policy priorities critics say will hasten global climate change and increase violent acts against environmental protectors.
 
At the Zika epidemic's 2016 height, 10 percent of Puerto Rican women were testing positive for the disease. But when Hurricane Maria slammed the island in September 2017, crippling its health care system, the focus shifted to hurricane recovery, and labs no longer sent testing samples to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Beth Murp ...…
 
At the Zika epidemic's 2016 height, 10 percent of Puerto Rican women were testing positive for the disease. But when Hurricane Maria slammed the island in September 2017, crippling its health care system, the focus shifted to hurricane recovery, and labs no longer sent testing samples to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Beth Murp ...…
 
The city gave permission for the warming tents because new shelter space is not ready. Temperatures have been well below freezing in recent days.
 
The massive wildfires in California have raised concerns about air quality for vulnerable populations, such as children and people with heart or lung conditions.
 
Over the next nine years, St. Paul will roll out increases to the minimum wage, mirroring the Minneapolis plan but on a slower time-frame.
 
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Los Angeles Times reporter Paige St. John about how Paradise, Calif., residents practiced fire evacuation drills, but given a population boom, the plans were inadequate.
 
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited two wildfire areas in California on Wednesday. The administration and the state have clashed over the reasons behind the fires and the state's fire management.
 
Wildfires ravaging California have led to intense scrutiny of the state's largest utility companies. PG&E and SoCal Edison say their infrastructure may be tied to some of the biggest blazes.
 
High in the mountains of Puerto Rico, a group of women struggles to keep their balance as they drive pickaxes deep into the earth of a hillside guava orchard. They’re digging a narrow trench called a swale on the steep terrain of this 7-acre farm. It’s a low-cost, low-impact way to retain rain water and reduce erosion in a place where both can ...…
 
More than 200 years ago, the British ambassador to the Ottoman Empire took a large part of the decorative marble sculptures and architecture off the outside of the Parthenon and brought them to London, where they now sit in the British Museum. For nearly 200 years, Greece has been asking for them back, to no avail.…
 
The number of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis cases reached a record high in Minnesota last year. MPR News host Kerri Miller and two sex educators talked about the potential sources behind the recent spike and what can be done in the classroom to help buck the trend.
 
More than 200 years ago, the British ambassador to the Ottoman Empire took a large part of the decorative marble sculptures and architecture off the outside of the Parthenon and brought them to London, where they now sit in the British Museum. For nearly 200 years, Greece has been asking for them back, to no avail.…
 
Originally pledged to pay for the new Vikings stadium, electronic pulltabs are now poised to pay that mortgage and more.
 
The city itself — skyscrapers, homes and factories — snagged the moist air of Hurricane Harvey and caused more rain to fall. Two new studies detail how humans are making hurricane flooding worse.
 
Leigh Baker is a very experienced veteran of the manufacturing industry, and brings this grounded, realistic thinking to sustainability. She's a brilliant guest, a quick-wit, and out-of-the-box thinker, and her first episode with us was a listener favourite. Now, Leigh is back to talk to us about human systems, the way we make decisions as huma ...…
 
Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson, author of "The Nordic Cookbook" has completed another book of recipes featuring Nordic delights, this one focusing on baked goods -- for the most part.
 
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