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Nature Podcast

Springer Nature Limited

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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 the Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and provide in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Through thought-provoking discussions, we will address the changing landscape of our industry and its effect on technology and business—from refrigerant and efficiency standards to the impacts of climate change and trends like digitalization and electrification. Since 1933, Danfoss has been engineering technologies to help build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. Today our innovative solutions are used around the world to help meet the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, a ...
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The Butterfly Effect podcast digs into stories of expert and regular people that make a difference with the planting of trees. Just like the butterfly effect theory which suggests that a minor change such as a flap of a butterfly wing can create a phenomenal change, this podcast will share the stories of communities; individuals supporting Mother Nature and the environment as well as the stories of trees. Hosted by Tali Orad, she will be giving the voice to all those stories, voice to the tr ...
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News and inspiration from nature’s frontline, featuring inspiring guests from scientists to authors discussing global environmental issues like climate change, biodiversity, rainforests, wildlife conservation, animal behavior, marine biology and more.
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Unlock a World of Insight: Your Passport to Global Development! Embark on a journey that transcends borders and transcends boundaries. Our podcast is your gateway to a deeper understanding of democracy, poverty eradication, and the urgent battle against climate change. In each episode, we transport you to the heart of developing and "emerging economies" in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. As we tackle the world's most pressing issues, we don't just dwell on problems; we spotlight innovative ...
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The Future of Life Institute (FLI) is a nonprofit working to reduce global catastrophic and existential risk from powerful technologies. In particular, FLI focuses on risks from artificial intelligence (AI), biotechnology, nuclear weapons and climate change. The Institute's work is made up of three main strands: grantmaking for risk reduction, educational outreach, and advocacy within the United Nations, US government and European Union institutions. FLI has become one of the world's leading ...
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Resources Radio

Resources for the Future

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Resources Radio is a weekly podcast by Resources for the Future. Each week we talk to leading experts about climate change, electricity, ecosystems, and more, making the latest research accessible to everyone.
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Beyond Research

Research Nova Scotia

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The Beyond Research Podcast brings research to you. Listen as we speak with Canada-based researchers and community leaders to discuss how important discoveries across disciplines are helping shape our lives. You'll hear from experts specializing in health care, climate change, quality of life, our sustainable bioeconomy and beyond. This podcast is brought to you by Research Nova Scotia, an independent, not-for-profit organization with the mandate to support, organize and co-ordinate the fund ...
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The Climate Diplomacy Podcast gives insights into the latest developments in international climate diplomacy and security. Our hosts Raquel Munayer and Alexandra Steinkraus interview experts and practitioners on their take on climate foreign policy, climate-related impacts to security, and promoting peace and resilience in a changing climate. Together we look into climate-fragility, migration, food insecurity, gender dynamics and much more, not to mention our deep dive into countries and reg ...
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We bring you to the center of the sustainability conversation at UNC-Chapel Hill as we explore the technologies, partners, and exciting happenings that make our campus sustainable. From the North Carolina Piedmont to around the world, we seek out and discuss the latest in sustainability.
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Story For Good is an interview/narrative-style podcast exploring how we can use entertainment to create social impact. Each week we’ll tell stories highlighting creators, researchers, and non-profits in the Hollywood space who are using entertainment to effect social change and make a difference. It’s where Entertainment meets Social Impact.
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In this Podcast Series of Conscious Citizens, we will learn about the concerning matter of Climate Change. Humanity faces the greatest threat from climate change, and it is important to address this issue as a matter of major concern. We will go through the impact of climate change on Humankind, the solutions that will define our fate, and the technological innovations that can help.
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Cities like Mumbai will be regularly submerged by 2050. At around the same time, most of Himalayan glaciers will vanish. The world could heat up by 4 degrees Celsius by 2100. We are facing a crisis. Hosted by Bibek Bhattacharya (Twitter: @sarvatathagata), Deputy Editor, Mint Lounge, Mint Climate Change Tracker is a weekly podcast about the challenges posed by a rapidly heating planet. Also follow Bibek's weekly column in Mint Lounge, the Climate Change Tracker, with #MintClimateTracker. This ...
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New York Public Health Now

New York State Deparment of Health (NYSDOH)

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Join New York State Deparment of Health Commissioner Dr. James McDonald and Executive Deputy Commissioner Johanne Morne as they explore the critical issues, innovations, and initiatives that shape the health and well-being of the people of New York. You will hear timely conversations with public health leaders on topics like air quality, climate change, opioids and harm reduction, Wadsworth Center, New York’s world-class public health laboratory, New York State of Health, our health insuranc ...
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Engineered for Impact

High Impact Engineers

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Inspiring engineers to learn and think more about how they can have a positive social impact with their careers. We discuss how engineering professionals can deploy their skills to maximise their impact and work to solve some of the world's most pressing problems.
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Providing high quality capacity building programs for financial supervisors and regulators to build more stable and inclusive financial systems. Toronto Centre is an independent not-for-profit organization that promotes financial stability and access to financial services globally, particularly in emerging markets and developing countries. www.torontocentre.org What financial supervisors and regulators do every day has a ripple effect that cascades across government, NGOs, and the private se ...
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Crowdsourcing Sustainability

Ryan Hagen & Rachel Taylor

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Our mission: To help reverse global quickly and equitably as possible and co-create a safe, healthy, and just world for all. How are we doing this? We're working to unleash the power of people (like you!) all around the world by bringing you the info, resources, tools, ideas, and community needed to multiply our collective impact. On this show, you'll learn from sustainability leaders around the world and find ways to level up your own impact!
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In this podcast, climate change will be discussed in multiple areas going to why it’s important to how it is affecting us. You’ll be able to see the topic of climate change from different sources of information, like NASA, Fridays For Future, Green Peace and multiple others. Given to you by Renee and Isabella
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The Agenda with Steve Paikin is TVO's flagship current affairs program - devoted to exploring the social, political, cultural and economic issues that are changing our world, at home and abroad. The Agenda airs weeknights at 8:00 PM EST on TVO - Canada's largest educational broadcaster.
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DISCLAIMER: All guests are high school students, not actual experts. (n.d.). Extreme Weather. Retrieved from Global Change website: https://nca2014.globalchange.gov/highlights/report-findings/extreme-weather (2019, May 23). Global Climate Change. Retrieved from NASA website: https://climate.nasa.gov/ Fabrice Courtin, J. R., Tamboura, I., Serdébéogo, O., Koudougou, Z., Solano, P., & Sidibé, I. (2010, April 15). Updating the Northern Tsetse Limit in Burkina Faso (1949–2009): Impact of Global C ...
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Make Change Happen

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

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IIED's mission is to build a fairer, more sustainable world, using evidence, action and influence in partnership with others. We link local priorities to global challenges, and our 2019-2024 strategy details how we will Make Change Happen
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A discussion of Geoversiv’s action-oriented exploration of Earth Intelligence, Climate Resilience, Food Security and the economics of a future without pollution. A push to leverage healthy natural systems and rights of nature as solutions to the climate crisis.
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Spectrum

WOUB Public Media

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Spectrum features conversations with an eclectic group of fascinating people, some are famous and some are not, but they all have captivating stories.
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Some of today’s most topical issues polarise people. In Who Cares Wins with Lily Cole, Lily invites guests with different perspectives to explore critical issues - and their relationship to the environment - from technology, food, to mental health and capitalism. Who Cares Wins with Lily Cole encourages us to listen deeply, and choose optimism.
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CLIMATE QUEENS is a monthly environmental podcast series aiming to raise awareness about the effect that we, as humans, are having on our shared planet and what we can do about it. Join us, Katie and Clodagh on the last Friday of every month, where we will be covering everything from: what even is global warming, fast fashion, the minefield that is recycling and everything in between! We are no experts, we are just two Dublin gals who met volunteering and have been best pals ever since. When ...
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ReachMD brings you the latest research, announcements, and conversations from the most important medical conferences around the world. Join us on the conference floor with keynote speakers, experts, and opinion leaders.
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A podcast by The Detechtor where we discuss some of the latest technological innovations set to change the world. Short episode covering different innovations in health/business/daily life and climate action, hosted by Scott Hickman.
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A podcast were we discuss topics ranging from fun ones such as color vision and ants all the way to relevant ones such as climate change, plastic pollution, light pollution, and cryptocurrencies.
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ImpactEXP

Impact Experience

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Welcome to ImpactEXP, a thought-provoking podcast brought to you by Impact Experience. In this series, we engage with thought leaders, industry pioneers, and change agents to uncover the transformative efforts of organizations that are making a real difference in their local and larger communities. We delve into their impactful work and explore how it intersects with moving equity forward in their respective sectors. By highlighting their success stories, challenges, and lessons learned, we ...
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EA Talks

Peter Gebauer and Patrick Brinich-Langlois

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Effective Altruism is a social movement dedicated to finding ways you can best help others, whether through your charitable donations, career choices, or volunteer projects. EA Talks features presentations and discussions that can help you find something you're excited about. Lately, we've been focusing a lot on new opportunities in pandemic prevention, charity entrepreneurship, and AI safety. But we also have talks on other important topics like animal welfare, global health, nuclear securi ...
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Guest: Monica Maria Diaz, M.D., M.S. Climate change can have devastating effects on neurologic infections. One study suggested that the more population-dense urban areas are, the more likely several infections can be transmitted between humans. So what can be done to reduce this risk? Tune in with Dr. Monica Maria Diaz, Assistant Professor of Neuro…
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It’s a part of the passing of wintertime and moving into spring: you open up the windows or you step outside, and you hear them - birds singing. And perhaps you hear the sounds of the male western tanager, a songbird that migrates thousands of miles once the seasons begin to change, heading to the Mountain West for springtime. But maybe you’ve noti…
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What are the new technologies that can help us reach net zero? And how do we bring them to scale fast enough? World Economic Forum Managing Director Jeremy Jurgens joins us to talk about the Advanced Energy Solutions community, and we hear from three of its members, from widely different sectors and geographies, implementing the energy solutions of…
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From MarioKart to MMORPGs, video games have come a long way from their rudimentary beginnings. In Western society some people are inventing new coping mechanisms to deal with loss and grief. Andre Stam is a psychotherapist who uses gaming as a way to connect with his young patients; Dale Andersen-Giberson uses Narrative Therapy to rewrite the domin…
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The nature of retail conduct supervision, which can often be more prescriptive and rules based, can result in different approaches to intervention. This TC Note and accompanying podcast discusses how supervisors should take a more proactive risk-based approach to dealing with potential areas of misconduct and apply the key principles of risk-based …
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In this episode: 00:46 Optical clocks at sea Optical atomic clocks are the most precise timekeeping devices on the planet, but these devices are huge and difficult to work with, limiting their use outside of the lab. Now, researchers have developed a portable optical clock and demonstrated its robustness by sending it on a perilous sea journey. The…
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Effective bureaucracies are pivotal in mobilizing resources, implementing development projects, and ensuring equitable distribution of growth benefits across all societal segments. Conversely, weak administrative systems often result in inefficiency, corruption, and the derailment of vital development efforts aimed at improving health, education, a…
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Pleas are being made to the provincial government to properly fund and staff the Ontario court system as criminal cases are being thrown out due to delays and backlogs. Victims of cases involving domestic violence and sexual assault are speaking out after their trials have been rescheduled several times, resulting in their alleged abusers freely wa…
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On this episode, Indigenous rights advocate and executive director of SIRGE Coalition, Galina Angarova, and environmental journalist/author of the Substack newsletter Green Rocks, Ian Morse, detail the key social and environmental concerns, impacts, and questions we should be asking about the mining of elements used in everything from the global re…
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New York's Health Commissioner Dr. Jim McDonald and Executive Deputy Commissioner Johanne Morne sit down with NYSDOH's epidemiology experts Dr. Debora Blog and Travis O'Donnell to discuss the risks of measles and the importance of immunization. Learn about measles transmission, complications, historical and recent outbreaks in New York, and much mo…
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We might think a design concept is the first step — but it’s not. What do you need to ask yourself, before you even start? What does your community want from your new museum, and how can you find out? What happens when you have funding for 10 staff, but you design a museum that will take 25 staff to operate? What’s more important, the cost of creat…
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Guest: Ina Park, MD The United States has seen its largest increase in syphilis cases in the past five years. And with increases prevalent in every region, along with a shortage of medication, additional surveillance strategies and importation resources are necessary. Dive in for a discussion on the challenges and strategies to combat the spread of…
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Carbon emissions across the country have fallen since the implementation of a federal carbon tax in 2019, but provincial governments are pushing back, saying the program is too costly for residents. Are there alternatives to the policy, or does it simply need to be refined? We ask: Kris Sims of Canadian Taxpayers Federation; and Stewart Elgie of th…
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On Earth Day 2024, Chief Sustainability Officer Mike Piehler gives an update on the University's sustainability initiative, Sustainable Carolina. He walks through Carolina's Climate Action Plan, Water Plan and progress made from 2020 - 2024. This audio comes from a video, shared on the UNC Institute for the Environment's YouTube Channel: https://yo…
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In this week’s episode, host Daniel Raimi talks with Travis Roach, an associate professor and director of the Central Policy Institute at the University of Central Oklahoma, about how the prevalence of air pollution may increase the incidence of fatal traffic accidents in the United States. Roach discusses the characteristics of airborne particulat…
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The implications of an Israel-Iran conflict for Russia; how educators use AI tools; helping schools respond to social media threats; addressing China’s role in synthetic opioid trafficking; and cooperation with U.S. allies in outer space. For more information on this week’s episode, visit rand.org/podcast.…
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SUGI is a unique global organization that brings pocket forests -- ultra-dense, biodiverse forests leveraging the proven Japanese Miyawaki Method -- to cities all over the world. The group has built 200 pocket forests in 42 cities so far, with each providing a key form of "urban acupuncture" that can protect biodiversity, restore ecosystems, and ev…
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Liron Shapira joins the podcast to discuss superintelligence goals, what makes AI different from other technologies, risks from centralizing power, and whether AI can defend us from AI. Timestamps:00:00 Intelligence as optimization-power05:18 Will LLMs imitate human values? 07:15 Why would AI develop dangerous goals? 09:55 Goal-completeness 12:53 A…
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Humans setting up home in outer space has long been the preserve of science fiction. Now, thanks to advances in technology and the backing of billionaires, this dream could actually be realised. But is it more likely to be a nightmare? Kelly and Zach Weinersmith join us to discuss their new book A City on Mars and some of the medical, environmental…
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Host: Karima Benameur, MD According to recent data, nutrition plans like the Mediterranean, DASH, and MIND diets can help patients with a variety of neurological diseases, including multiple sclerosis, stroke, and dementia. Tune in to hear Dr. Karima Benameur discuss this research and how we can counsel patients with neurological diseases about nut…
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A different source of global warming, signs of a continentwide tradition of human sacrifice, and a virus that attacks the cholera bacteria First up on the show this week, clearer skies might be accelerating global warming. Staff Writer Paul Voosen joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss how as air pollution is cleaned up, climate models need to consider…
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The housing crisis is widespread in California and it has become especially dire for college students, as rents go ever higher and competition increases for whatever apartments are available. A 2022 UCLA survey found that student homelessness ranges from anywhere 5 to 20% across California’s colleges and universities, meaning that potentially hundr…
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A major new shopping plaza set to open at the western end of Newbury Street this summer. Ted Landsmark, director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University, Catherine Carlock, reporter for the Boston Globe, and Jeff Speck, partner at the city planning firm Speck Dempsey, join Radio Boston to discuss.…
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The elevated place of sports in North America and the societal expectations that surround them are often perpetuated at the expense of the athletes' mental health. Whether this is in team sports or individual sports predominantly played by boys and men, any weakness whether real or perceived is weaponized, while toughness and hypermasculinity rule …
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What's going on with men? The aftermath of the #MeToo movement shattered the idea that most social ills like online abuse or sexual assault long hidden under wraps are just stemming from men being men. This crisis of conscience and identity has shifted the collective idea of what it means to be a man, therefore a consensus around a healthy concepti…
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In a polarised world, with the most powerful nations and the UN unable to prevent or end many wars, could the so-called 'middle powers' step up? This week's two guests, both members of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Geopolitics, think so, and say those countries might even consider setting up an 'M-10' of middle powers seeking …
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