Best Climate Change podcasts — Issues and news about climate change (Updated July 2019; image)
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Climate change is a man-made problem with a feminist solution! Join former Irish President Mary Robinson and comedian Maeve Higgins in this uplifting and fascinating new podcast, and meet a host of game-changing women fighting to save all our lives.
Climate One
Greg Dalton is changing the conversation on energy, economy and the environment by offering candid discussion from climate scientists, policymakers, activists, and concerned citizens. By gathering inspiring, credible, and compelling information, he provides an essential resource to change-makers looking to make a difference.
Secret documents, psychological warfare, whistleblowers, media manipulation, this is a story that has it all. Join us as we uncover the mechanics of the longest-running and most elaborate propaganda campaign of the century—the creation and spread of climate change denial—and why it's been so effective.
The Elephant
Welcome to The Elephant! An interview and storytelling podcast investigating up-and-coming solutions to one of the greatest challenges of our time: climate change. Supported by Climate-KIC
How is global warming shaping our lives? And what can we do about it? We connect the dots, from fossil fuels to extreme weather, clean energy to public health, and more. Join Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz of Yale University for a daily 90-second podcast about climate change, where we confront reality and share inspiring stories of hope.
Stories from people who are working to fight climate change. We can’t wait for some miraculous technology to fix this mess. Let’s get to work.
The Climate History Podcast features interviews with some of the most interesting people in climate change research, journalism, and policymaking. It is hosted by Dr. Dagomar Degroot, a professor of environmental history at Georgetown University. It is the official podcast of the Climate History Network and the popular website
Warm Regards
Warm Regards is a podcast about the warming planet. The show is hosted by Jacquelyn Gill, a paleoecologist at the University of Maine, and Andy Revkin, a veteran journalist at ProPublica, with a rotating group of co-hosts including Ramesh Laungani, a biologist at Doane University; and Sarah Myhre, a climate scientist, scholar, and communicator. Produced by Eric Mack and Jessie-Ann Baines.
A changing climate presents humanity with only one option: adapt. Join your host, Doug Parsons for America's leading podcast on climate change - America Adapts! Each episode, Doug sits down with thinkers, scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing this country and the world as we confront humanity's greatest challenge. Question your assumptions, refresh your perspective, and become part of the climate movement that will determine our planet's f ...
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.
Hi, I'm Amy, an ordinary white middle-class American waking up to climate change. Join me and my loved ones as we grapple with this most critical issue and work to reclaim our power as citizens.
Face the climate crisis head on, but understand that we have the power to solve this. From former UN Chief Christiana Figueres and the team who brought you the Paris Agreement, this podcast about issues and politics will inform you, inspire you and help you realize that this is the most exciting time in history to be alive.
The Last Continent
About 200 years ago, Antarctica was barely an idea. Today it's a world of scientific possibility. How did we get here -- and what will happen as climate change continues to threaten this pristine land and the creatures that call it home? From the PBS NewsHour, an original four-part series on Antarctica -- the continent, its creatures, the scientists and the threats that lie ahead.
environmental issues, global warming articles, global warming effects, causes of climate change, what climate change is, what climate change is not, green clean energy, accelerators
Warming Signs
Warming Signs with Kait Parker is a podcast that tackles pressing environmental issues with wit and expertise. She’ll go beyond the headlines to inspire both action and hope. Join her every other Tuesday at noon.
A short-form podcast by Nori where we discuss current events around the world of carbon removal from the atmosphere with a rotating cast of guests.
Sketches, info & interviews with climate scientists & activists. Created by Gemma Arrowsmith
The Green Flame
The Green Flame is a Deep Green Resistance podcast that brings you revolutionary analysis, practical skills, and artistic expression from the grassroots movement to dismantle global industrial civilization.
No Planet B
A chaotic look at the catastrophe of climate change. Education about the basics, provided by two unprofessionals just trying to learn.
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The Connecticut bungalow shows that climate-friendly construction doesn’t require a bigger budget. Learn more at
How will we feed a planet that’s hotter, drier, and more crowded than ever? Much of it starts with innovators who are trying to re-invent the global food system to be more productive and nutritious. Vanderbilt University Journalism professor Amanda Little chronicles some of these efforts in her new book, The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bi ...…
This week saw renewed protests from Extinction Rebellion. I went down to the bridge in Leeds and spoke to some of the people taking part.By Anthony Day.
This week we ask, “In a fair world, who shares the responsibility of reducing carbon emissions?” Christiana goes for a run and comes back with an insightful metaphor to help us, Tom shares about his trip to coal country in West Virginia, and Paul Dickinson explains what the OECD is and why you should know about it. Later in the episode we talk ...…
The heat-trapping gases are used in refrigerators and air conditioners. Learn more at
The low-cost materials could store energy generated by wind and solar farms. Learn more at
‘Caring for God's creation is one of the most important mandates that he gave us as his children.’ Learn more at
Thaddeus Russell has always loved nature, and he is a fan of clean air and water. But he hates composting toilets, and he’s sick of environmentalists telling him what he should and should not do. In fact, he’s got an issue with the whole idea of sacrificing pleasure and freedom for the sake of the planet. Is there a way to address climate chang ...…
With hurricanes like Michael, Harvey, Irma and Maria in recent memory it may seem like cyclones are becoming more devastating. But is a warming world really making hurricanes worse? Join Kait for a chat with Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel, director of climate science of the Union of Concerned Scientists, to find out.…
People and animals — like Rwanda’s mountain gorillas — are under increasing pressure as the climate changes. Learn more at
When Ridley Scott envisioned the dystopian Los Angeles of 2019 in “Blade Runner,” he probably didn’t think about how much energy would be needed to run those flying cars and sky-high animated billboards. Or what all those carbon emissions would be doing to the climate. We’re now living in the world of 2019. Flying cars are still in the future. ...…
It would reduce income taxes, but polluters would pay taxes on carbon emissions. Learn more at
This week we're taking a break from our normal policy discussions to figure out how to embrace both hope and despair in these difficult times. Christiana reveals her inner dialog of wrestling with how to sustain her "stubborn optimism," and Tom and Paul join in to share their thoughts on why the present moment is both the best of times and the ...…
It looks like we should be preparing for more extreme weather like the extremes we’ve seen across the world in the last few days. Does the future lie in trees or in peat bogs, or in the US, where President Donald Trump claims his country leads the world on environmental issues? Greta Thunberg has had her biggest compliment yet while legal actio ...…
‘Unfortunately, most schools are not well-prepared to deal with the onslaught of misinformation.’ Learn more at
If they follow through on existing promises, that would get the U.S. two-thirds of the way to its Paris agreement goal. Learn more at
Facilities in Santiago, Chile, could one day generate as much energy as they use. Learn more at
You can only manage what you measure. And sophisticated sensors on modern tractors and combines offer growers an immense amount of environmental data. How can farmers put that data together in a meaningful way and use it to drive decision-making? Can we use that data to reward the growers who are already engaging in sustainable practices—and in ...…
In episode 92 of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons interviews the CEO of Grist, Brady Walkinshaw. Grist is the long time, online environmental news group. Doug and Brady discuss the presidential politics of climate change; the race to define what the Green New Deal really is. They also discuss how the Green New Deal address climate adaptation a ...…
Howdy everyone, this week we're talking to Matt and Dillon, two legendary oyster farmers from Estuary Oysters. We're asking the tough questions about sustainable aquaculture, the effects of climate change on oysters, the best way to eat oysters, etc. So pull out your biggest bottle of Crystal™ Hot Sauce and let's get shuckin.…
It could save money and soldiers’ lives. Learn more at
Do you live somewhere that might actually benefit from climate change? Rising temperatures and seas will produce losers and winners. Some parts of the world will see more moderate weather and economic gains, while others are already seeing sagging property prices and economic losses. “Many people think oh it’s just the temperature, but actually ...…
Erin Burns, Director of Policy at Carbon180, testified in front of the House Science Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy regarding the Fossil Energy Research and Development Act. Erin explains what it is and how it might play out. We also get a brief update on the USE IT Act, which Erin told us about last time she was on Carbon Removal Newsroom. ...…
It’s better for the climate and for visitors. Learn more at
On this episode of the Green Flame, we speak with Claude Marx, former political prisoner and activist, director of the Freedom of Archives, about COINTELPRO and state repression of revolutionary movements. We hear from Will Falk, activist, radical movement lawyer and writer, about security culture. And for our skill, we focus on operational sec ...…
Just one topic this week. Rare earth metals and elements are crucial to our electronic devices, which these days are in everything from phones and computers to cookers and cars. I recently attended a lecture on this and then tracked down the speaker, Dr Alice Courvoisier, in a coffee shop. She explained how the process of extraction and use of ...…
This week we turn our attention to the EU where there has been an attempt to increase the target of all member states to net zero by 2050. We talk about what happened, why this wasn’t adopted, and what can be done to ensure the EU stays in the leadership position we have come to rely on them for. Then, Christiana travels to Brussels where she s ...…
Better energy efficiency could cut their expenses. Learn more at
RL Miller, founder of Climate Hawks Vote, a grassroots-funded PAC dedicated to getting climate candidates elected, and chair of the California Democratic Party’s environmental caucus shares her thoughts on the crowded Democratic primary, and why the call for a climate debate is only growing louder. Become a Drilled member and support our work!…
Carbon dioxide removal does already exist, but only at the tiniest of scales. But what could a future where we're successfully capturing billions of tons of carbon dioxide from the air each year, actually look like?Where would all the CO2 be stored? What might the carbon capture machines look like? And how are we going to get this whole carbon ...…
‘These jobs cannot be outsourced.’ Learn more at
While a plastic straw ban might make us feel better, does it actually reduce consumption in the long-term? Does recycling really make a difference? As we think about waste management solutions, what questions should we be asking in terms of sustainability? What can we do to be more thoughtful about our waste and consider where our trash goes wh ...…
A redevelopment project in Jackson, Michigan, will offer lessons on ways to cut carbon pollution. Learn more at
Mothers go out of their way to give their children every advantage in life. But emerging research suggests a factor beyond any mother’s control could put her baby at risk. This week Kait speaks to Dr. Ashley Ward, senior policy associate at Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, about how a warming world is boo ...…
Oh hey. Happy Monday! This week we interviewed Felipe Sardi, the co-founder of La Palma y El Tucan! La Palma is a coffee grower known for their quality products, ecological initiatives, and innovative social programs. We discuss the importance of biodiversity, the effects of climate change on coffee plants, and our future war against dolphins - ...…
Under the leadership of GOP Mayor Elizabeth Kautz. Learn more at
At what point does Planet Earth become inhospitable to life – let alone a flourishing human civilization? In his new book The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming, David Wallace-Wells explores how climate change will impact not just the planet, but human lives – including how a five degree increase in temperatures would make parts of the pla ...…
This week we explore the roll back of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan by the Trump EPA and the replacement with a new rule that will increase emissions and damage human health. We also explore the wider attack on science taking place inside the Trump Administration. Then we talk to Gina McCarthy, former Administrator of the EPA and author of ...…
Electrify America is on track to install 500 new charging stations by the end of this year. Learn more at
In the week when Network Rail told its staff that if they needed to travel on business they should not take the train if it was cheaper to fly, I bring you yet more on plastic pollution– It just won't go away. Can we cut carbon dioxide by using direct air capture? Patron Tom de Simone provides some clues. We look at global heating, heatwaves an ...…
Ed Smith, VP of Indigo Ag and head of Indigo Carbon, joins the show to talk about The Terraton Initiative: Indigo Ag's new effort to sequester one trillion tons of carbon dioxide through regenerative agriculture. Nori.
And their efforts made a difference. Learn more at
It's our super mega ultra special (and extra long) Miami Debates special, and the kick-off of our Drilling the Candidates series! Live from Miami we bring you an interview with climate candidate Jay Inslee and a panel of Miami climate experts to paint a picture of climate change on the ground here, including science diplomat Dr. Frances Colón, ...…
Many residents were cutting timber in order to pay for medical assistance. Learn more at
So many candidates, so little time! If you’re curious what some of the Democratic contenders for president are proposing when it comes to climate change, fasten your seatbelt. From plans to reach net zero emissions by 2045 to investments in direct air capture technology, the presidential hopefuls each have an ambitious climate platform. Who has ...…
The fifth graders created a video to support other young fire victims. Learn more at
It will likely take decades to build new, climate-resilient infrastructure. Learn more at
Frank Morris is a former coal miner who was retrained as a residential energy specialist through the New Energy Intern program. This is the third episode in a three-part series about the program, which helps out of work coal miners train for jobs in energy efficiency. Frank now works for the Appalachia Heat Squad and the Housing Development All ...…
Thank you downloading episode 3! In this episode we talk to Dr Joeri Rogelj from the Grantham Institute which is part of Imperial College. Follow Dr Rogelj on Twitter @JoeriRogelj and the Grantham Institute @Grantham_IC. We also meet some very silly people who don't trust experts. @NoPlanetBpodBy Gemma Arrowsmith.
The case over ExxonMobil's Everett, Mass storage facility has survived a motion to dismiss and could reveal details that would impact multiple other cases. Guest reporter Emily Gertz brings us that story. PLUS Drilled Live in Miami: 2020 Debates edition, with Jay Inslee ...…
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