Best Climate podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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​Join former Irish President Mary Robinson and comedian Maeve Higgins in this uplifting new podcast, celebrating amazing women doing remarkable things in pursuit of climate justice.​Each episode features the Mothers of Invention driving powerful solutions to climate change – from the grassroots to the court room, the front lines to the board room – all over the world. Follow them on all social media @mothersinvent
 
Hosted by national civil and human rights, and environmental and climate leaders, Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. and Mustafa Santiago Ali, Think 100% challenges environmental injustices and shares solutions to climate change, including a just transition to 100% clean energy for all. The show breaks down silos across the climate movement and beyond by interviewing leaders from communities on the front-lines of climate change, elected officials who are boldly leading, and cultural creators and artis ...
 
A podcast on climate politics for the 99%, brought to you by Dissent magazine.
 
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Climate Scientists
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Informal conversations with climate-relevant researchers
 
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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Climate Monitor
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Earth's Climate Channel is devoted to revealing climate and sea level rise risks and sharing solutions. Climate Monitor stream broadcasts on Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV with Alexa, and is on the web at ClimateMonitor.tv. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/climate-monitor/support
 
Welcome to the The Disruptors (prev known as FringeFM) Mini-Series, where we bring you short snapshots of technologies, trends and global challenges shaping our collective future. Here the world’s top minds share their passion projects and how advances in artificial intelligence, space travel, IoT, genetic engineering, biotech and other frontier tech is converging to create the future of tomorrow.NOTE: These are short snippets of longer interviews which can be found at disruptors.fmThe #1 pr ...
 
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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Nature Podcast
Weekly
 
The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
My journey to fight against climate change ...
 
50 stories, 5 continents, 1 theme: showcasing passionate people and innovative projects from around the world aimed at combating climate change.
 
​Join former Irish President Mary Robinson and comedian Maeve Higgins in this uplifting new podcast, celebrating amazing women doing remarkable things in pursuit of climate justice.​Each episode features the Mothers of Invention driving powerful solutions to climate change – from the grassroots to the court room, the front lines to the board room – all over the world. Follow them on all social media @mothersinvent
 
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Inquiring Minds
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Each week Inquiring Minds brings you a new, in-depth exploration of the place where science, politics, and society collide. We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We endeavor to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters with weekly coverage of the latest headlines and probing discussions with leading scientists and thinkers. Produce ...
 
Chris Hayes delivers the biggest news and political stories of the day with a commitment to in-depth reporting that consistently seeks to hold our leaders accountable for their actions. Join him as he has brings the nation’s officials, legislators, policymakers, and local activists to the table to address key issues affecting communities across America.
 
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Climactic
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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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DataFramed
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Data science is one of the fastest growing industries and has been called the ‘Sexiest job of the 21st Century’. But what exactly is data science? In this podcast, brought to you by DataCamp, Hugo Bowne-Anderson approaches the question by exploring what problems data science can solve rather than defining what data science is. From automated medical diagnosis and self-driving cars to recommendation systems and climate change, come on a journey with experts from industry and academia to explo ...
 
Deutsche Welle's Eco Africa showcases innovative concepts and best practice projects from Africa and Europe and presents environment and climate change ideas that inspire others to get on board or start something of their own. Eco Africa offers insight and moves people to help protect the environment.
 
The latest in news, politics and entertainment in San Diego.
 
Radio Ecoshock weekly 1 hour 14MB mp3 program featuring the latest science, authors, issues - from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, Peak Oil, the economy, and peace.
 
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The Energy Gang
Weekly
 
Looking to understand the fast-changing world of energy? This isn't your ordinary energy business show. Every week, we debate and discuss the latest trends in energy, cleantech, renewables, and the environment. Join us as we explore the forces transforming energy markets in America and around the world.
 
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Climate Solved
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Climate change may seem like an insurmountable challenge. But while politics and passions paint a bleak picture of inaction, Carbon Lighthouse recognizes climate change as just another problem — and problems are meant to be solved. Many of the tools for profit-driven carbon elimination already exist — what matters is finding the combination of willpower, business sense, and financial structure that make it possible. Climate Solved is a podcast celebrating the ideas and collaborations that ma ...
 
​Join former Irish President Mary Robinson and comedian Maeve Higgins in this uplifting new podcast, celebrating amazing women doing remarkable things in pursuit of climate justice.​Each episode features the Mothers of Invention driving powerful solutions to climate change – from the grassroots to the court room, the front lines to the board room – all over the world. Follow them on all social media @mothersinvent
 
A continuous conversation about climate change - news, views and interviews.
 
Down to Earth is a podcast about hope. As climate change collides with our industrial food system, we focus not on doom but instead on people who are developing practical, innovative solutions. We invite you to meet farmers, ranchers, scientists, land managers, writers, and many others on a mission to create a world in which the food we eat is healthy—for us, for the land and water from which it springs, for the lives and livelihoods of the producers, and for the planet.
 
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In 1907 Wallace wrote the short book Is Mars Habitable? to criticize the claims made by Percival Lowell that there were Martian canals built by intelligent beings. Wallace did months of research, consulted various experts, and produced his own scientific analysis of the Martian climate and atmospheric conditions. Among other things Wallace pointed out that spectroscopic analysis had shown no signs of water vapor in the Martian atmosphere, that Lowell’s analysis of Mars’ climate was seriously ...
 
Barbarians, political breakdown, economic collapse, mass migration, pillaging and plunder. The fall of the Roman Empire has been studied for years, but genetics, climate science, forensic science, network models, and globalization studies have reshaped our understanding of one of the most important events in human history. PhD historian and specialist Patrick Wyman brings the cutting edge of history to listeners in plain, relatable English.
 
The Department of Physics public lecture series. An exciting series of lectures about the research at Oxford Physics take place throughout the academic year. Looking at topics diverse as the creation of the universe to the science of climate change.
 
One of the most delightful and enduring classics of children's literature, The Secret Garden by Victorian author Frances Hodgson Burnett has remained a firm favorite with children the world over ever since it made its first appearance. Initially published as a serial story in 1910 in The American Magazine, it was brought out in novel form in 1911. The plot centers round Mary Lennox, a young English girl who returns to England from India, having suffered the immense trauma by losing both her ...
 
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KPFA - Terra Verde
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A weekly public affairs show that delivers news and views about the most critical environmental issues across California and globally. From agriculture and wildlife to energy and climate change, industrial pollution to design solutions, Terra Verde brings you stories of struggle and triumph that will determine the future of our planet.
 
"Speaking of Psychology" is an audio podcast series highlighting some of the latest, most important and relevant psychological research being conducted today. Produced by the American Psychological Association, these podcasts will help listeners apply the science of psychology to their everyday lives.
 
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BBC Inside Science
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Dr Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
 
Political talk without the boring parts—featuring the writers, activists and artists who shape the week in news. Hosted by Jon Wiener and presented by The Nation Magazine.
 
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Blue Dot
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Blue Dot, named after Carl Sagan's famous speech about our place in the universe, features interviews with guests from all over the regional, national and worldwide scientific communities. Host Dave Schlom leads discussions about the issues science is helping us address with experts who shed light on climate change, space exploration, astronomy, technology and much more. Dave asks us to remember: from deep space, we all live on a pale, blue dot.
 
Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour radio newsmagazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Since 1991, Between The Lines has provided in-depth, timely analysis on a wide range of political, economic and social issues including: the history and consequences of two U.S. wars with Iraq; increasing disparity in wealth in the U.S.; coverage of the global social justice movement and related protests challenging the ...
 
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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...
 
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Curiosity Daily
Daily
 
The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you'll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today.
 
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UN News
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Global perspective, human stories
 
If Anthony's high energy take on today's current political climate sounds fun, tune in when he hosts Alex Jones's legendary 4th hour on the world wide broadcast of InfoWars. Supplements and tactical gear not included.
 
Present day readers live in a world that's emerged from the Cold War and the endless rivalry of the Super Powers but this book goes back and traces the origins of the conflict and mutual antagonism between nations. Kim by Rudyard Kipling is set against the background of the Great Game as it was called the tug-of-war between Britain and Russia for the control of Central Asia. The novel's action takes place during the Anglo-Afghan Wars of 1839-42. The novel's sweeping narrative, the depth of c ...
 
Worried the world’s going to hell in a handbasket? There’s still hope!Our weekly conversational podcast dives into a question affecting everyone on the planet right now or in the next ten years: climate change, clean energy, space exploration, autonomous cars, artificial intelligence, antibiotics, cancer, and bio-tech.Our guests are on the front lines: scientists, doctors, engineers, politicians — even a reverend. We work towards action steps our listeners can take with their voice, their vo ...
 
No Ordinary Lawsuit follows 21 young Americans who are suing the United States government in a landmark constitutional case, Juliana v. US. The podcast will take listeners behind the scenes of the trial and bring to life the stories of these young plaintiffs’ fight to reverse the course of climate change. The nonprofit Our Children’s Trust commissioned this podcast to offer the backstory of the plaintiffs and explain the stakes of this legal action.
 
When Christians Speak Talk Radio is an online station designed to give a voice to those crying out in today’s wilderness “Prepare ye the way of the Lord.” The world’s climate and the events of present day are causing humanity to re-evaluate what they hold true and what they hold dear; and because of this, Reverend Ray Rose developed When Christians Speak in early 2013 to answer the world’s cry. W.C.S. follows the normal radio show format with a host and various guest speakers for the purpose ...
 
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Sustainable Mongol
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Hosted by Tsenguun and Enkhzul, environmentalists by training and vocation, Sustainable Mongol is a blog turned podcast that focuses on sustainability issues. Releasing new episodes on a monthly basis since September 2017, hosts interview people from all walks of life who have contributed to a sustainable future of Mongolia. Once in a while, hosts conduct a light literature/news summary of a chosen sustainability topic, for example, climate change impacts on coffee industry.
 
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Science Friday
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Brain fun for curious people.
 
America Out Loud Network © – It’s a gender thing… or is it? World Peace, Religion, Sex, Money, Politics, Climate Change, Big Business, Big Ideas and Big Egos! Nothing is off limits.
 
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Fresh Air
Daily
 
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
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TED Talks Daily
Daily
 
Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.
 
Carlyle ValuCast is an audio podcast series featuring market commentary and insights from global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group. Each month, Carlyle executives and investment professionals discuss a range of topics related to the firm, the global investment climate, industry and top of the mind topics.
 
Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. From BBC Radio 4
 
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Learn about how to find out what type of loneliness you’re feeling so you can figure out how to deal with it; the psychological reason why you love being part of a crowd; and the four communication styles that can predict the end of a marriage. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help ...…
 
In Episode 59, Quinn & Brian ask: Is Florida the harbinger of doom? (Probably) Our guest is Dr. Salvador Almagro-Moreno, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Central Florida. His lab, The Moreno Lab, lies at the interface between ecology and pathogenesis, studying the emergence and ...…
 
What we now know about the 2016 election of Donald Trump and the push to learn more by making the Special Counsel's report public. Plus - Neal Katyal on his problems with the "Barr Letter", Mueller's punt on obstruction, and "no exoneration." What all of this means for the Candidates trying to take Donald Trump's job. Learn more about your ad c ...…
 
J.M. Berger studies the online activity of extremists. He warns that white nationalism is a growing phenomenon worldwide — with many in the movement drawing inspiration from President Trump. "When we do the social media analysis, it comes shouting out at you," he says. "We can count the links that they put out on Twitter and other social media ...…
 
A day to remember the ‘invincible spirit’ of enslaved people Lethal autonomous weapons are ‘morally repugnant,’ says UN chief Rohingya relocation plans: UN urges caution
 
People affected by Tropical Cyclone Idai in southern Africa, urgently need clean water, safe sanitation facilities and shelter. In an interview with Daniel Johnson from UN News, IFRC Secretary General Elhadj As Sy, described the huge scale of need he witnessed on a visit to Mozambique last Friday.
 
Mansa Musa, the 14th century Mali king, has nothing on Jeff Bezos - read one recent news report. Musa set off on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia in the 1300s and it’s said he left with a caravan of 60,000 people. Among them were soldiers, entertainers, merchants and slaves. A train of camels followed, each carrying gold. In recent reports, he has ...…
 
How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals -- including embracing failure. "The greatest originals are the ones who fail the most, because they're ...…
 
Learn how people survive plane crashes; why and how your spleen can multiply into accessory spleens; and why people still use fax machines. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes: How Do People Survive Plane Crashes? — ht ...…
 
This week, Hugo speaks with Debbie Berebichez about the importance of critical thinking in data science. Debbie is a physicist, TV host and data scientist and is currently the Chief Data Scientist at Metis in NY. In a world and a professional space plagued by buzz terms like AI, big data, deep learning, and neural networks, conversations around ...…
 
We talk to Christie Aschwanden about her new book Good To Go: What the athlete in all of us can learn from the strange science of recovery.By adam@adamisaak.com (Indre Viskontas & Kishore Hari).
 
A summary of recent reports from ClimateLiabilityNews.org, Climate Liability News is a not-for-profit news site dedicated to reporting on the issues at the intersection of climate change impacts and law. Those issues include government and corporate responsibility and accountability for global warming and its consequences across society and aro ...…
 
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Mayra Figueroa-Clark is passionate about propelling individuals towards healthy, Fun and Loving relationships. As a certified Life Coach, Clinical Therapist and Professional Speaker, Mayra seizes every opportunity to help both women and men overcome the challenges that hinder their relationships. Mayra has been affectionally coined “The Love Ex ...…
 
We're on spring break this week. We'll be back on Thursday with our regular show. To get you through the next few days, we’re offering up an earlier episode of Watt It Takes about the origin story of Greentech Media. In this edition of Watt It Takes, Powerhouse CEO Emily Kirsch interviews GTM Co-Founder Scott Clavenna about the beginning of the ...…
 
The Climate Reality Project Australia and Al Gore are headed to Brisbane to train people like you, yes you, in the Climactic community, to #LeadOnClimate. Host Mark is thrilled, and humbled, to be attending the Climate Reality - Brisbane Training in June of this year, and he wants you to be there as well! Applications close on April 18th. Tell ...…
 
We introduce a Weekend Edition series on climate change and adaptations that people are already making along the East Coast.
 
We travel to Miami to see how people there are already adapting in a city that's been called "ground zero" for climate change and sea level rise.
 
We visit Miami to talk with Dr. Cheryl Holder of Florida Clinicians For Climate Action, and Jorge, a fruit vendor who is feeling the effects of increasingly hot days firsthand.
 
In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the innovative Active Learning Initiative with Cornell University’s Vice Provost for Academic Innovation Julia Thom-Levy, who is also a professor in their department of physics. Further reading: Cornell University’s Education Innovation webpage — https://as.cornell.edu/education-innovation Re ...…
 
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A cyclone hit Southern Africa and a "bomb cyclone" hit Nebraska causing massive flooding. NPR's Michel Martin talks to climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe about the climate implications of these events
 
Massive cyclones in Nebraska and Mozambique caused loss of life and property.
 
NPR's Scott Simon asks John Remus of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about flooding in the Midwest and managing the Missouri River's flow.
 
Dave interviews James Donovan, author of the new book, Shoot for The Moon: The Space Race and The Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11. Donovan tells the story of both the Cold War driven space race and the culminating achievement of the moon landing in July of 1969. Meticulously researched, the book is timed for the 50th anniversary of the Moon l ...…
 
The breaking news that the political world has been anticipating for weeks Special counsel Robert Mueller has now submitted his final report to the Department of Justice and concluded his investigation of Russia and the Trump campaign. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
The breaking news that the political world has been anticipating for weeks Special counsel Robert Mueller has now submitted his final report to the Department of Justice and concluded his investigation of Russia and the Trump campaign. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Primatologist Frans de Waal has spent 40 years studying the behavior and emotions of primates. He talks about how primates experience jealousy, reconciliation, and empathy — just like humans. "That's a spectrum of behavior that we have, and the same thing is true for many other species." His new book is 'Mama's Last Hug.' Film critic Justin Cha ...…
 
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Mayra Figueroa-Clark is passionate about propelling individuals towards healthy, Fun and Loving relationships. As a certified Life Coach, Clinical Therapist and Professional Speaker, Mayra seizes every opportunity to help both women and men overcome the challenges that hinder their relationships. Mayra has been affectionally coined “The Love Ex ...…
 
Half of all those affected by Tropical Cyclone Idai are extremely vulnerable children, UNICEF said on Friday. Speaking to Daniel Johnson from UN News, UNICEF spokesperson Christophe Boulierac gave an update on the latest situation on the ground.
 
When you go to the doctor’s office, it can sometimes seem like wait times are getting longer while face time with your doctor is getting shorter. In his book, Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again, cardiologist Eric Topol argues that artificial intelligence can make medicine more personal and empathetic. He ...…
 
There’s been a changing of the guard in the U.S. House of Representatives. In January, Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, a democrat from Texas, took over as chair of the House Committee for Science, Space, and Technology from her predecessor Lamar Smith. Smith was in charge of the House Science Committee for six years—an era that was define ...…
 
W.S. Merwin, the former U.S. poet laureate, died March 15. He was a prolific writer as well as a conservationist and a conscientious objector during World War II. He spoke to 'Fresh Air' in 2008. Dick Dale, who was known as the "King of the Surf Guitar," died March 16 at 81. He spoke with Terry Gross in 1993 about his distinctive style of guita ...…
 
Needs still ‘critical’ for Cyclone Idai survivors, says UNICEF chief Additional 15,000 people expected at Syria’s Al Hol camp after fleeing ISIL fighters Human Rights Council resolutions wrap
 
Headlines this week included a deadly cyclone, a plan to ban semi-automatic assault weapons and the arduous grind of the Brexit debate.
 
For months, speculation has brewed over the release date of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. It could be any day now.
 
A weekly public affairs show that delivers news and views about the most important environmental issues in California and globally.
 
The Centre for Policy Development, supported by MinterEllison, hosted an event featuring the Reserve Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Dr Guy Debelle (pictured), who discussed climate change and its impact on the Australian economy. His warnings about the challenges ahead for the country's economy, and of course businesses working with ...…
 
A few days before she turned 61, writer Anne Lamott decided to write down everything she knew for sure. She dives into the nuances of being a human who lives in a confusing, beautiful, emotional world, offering her characteristic life-affirming wisdom and humor on family, writing, the meaning of God, death and more.…
 
A new saving cooperative has turned traditional gender roles upside down in one of the country's villages. With the support of an NGO women come together to grow and sell vegetables - even in the dry season.
 
Not far from the capital Abuja you can find the largest house made from plastic bottles in Africa. Over 200,000 bottles went into creating the construction, making use of the discarded plastic in the country.
 
In Windhoek, SunCycles is making e-bikes powered by solar power, which are mobilizing more and more small businesses in Namibia, one of the sunniest countries in the world with an average of 300 days of sunshine a year.
 
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