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Parts Per Billion is Bloomberg Law's environmental policy podcast. We cover everything from air pollution, to toxic chemicals, to corporate sustainability, and climate change. The reporters from our environment desk offer an inside look at what's happening at Congress, in the courts, and at the federal agencies, and help explain the scientific and policy debates shaping environmental laws and regulations. Host: David Schultz
 
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Nature Podcast

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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 Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
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The Journal.

The Wall Street Journal & Gimlet

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The most important stories, explained through the lens of business. A podcast about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson. The Journal is a co-production from Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal.
 
Join intellectual phenomenon Dr. Jordan Peterson and his daughter Mikhaila for enlightening discourse that will change the way you think. This podcast breaks down the dichotomy of life through interviews and lectures that explain how individuals and culture are shaped by values, music, religion, and beyond. It will give you a new perspective and a modern understanding of your creativity, competence, and personality.
 
The news, explained. Join Sharon Brettkelly & Emile Donovan every weekday as they make sense of the big stories with the country’s best journalists and experts. Made possible by RNZ & NZ On Air. Produced by Newsroom. Listen on RNZ National at 6.30pm Monday-Thursday.
 
Can 21st Century humans live together sustainably? If so, how? What can we learn from the past and what solutions are emerging in the future? How will we meet the increasing disruptions of climate change and systemic inequality that will touch all our lives? Come along with us on our journey to find the best possible answers from old wisdom, emerging technology, the social sciences, and design, as we attempt to build a hopeful and actionable model of living for ourselves.
 
You’ve seen the headlines, now hear the Full Story. Every weekday, join Guardian journalists for a deeper understanding of the news in Australia and beyond. Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or any other podcasting app
 
“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes break down the latest developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday.
 
Foreign Policy economics columnist Adam Tooze, a history professor and a popular author, is encyclopedic about basically everything: from the COVID shutdown, to climate change, to pasta sauce. On our new podcast, Tooze and FP deputy editor Cameron Abadi will look at two data points each week that explain the world: one drawn from the week’s headlines and the other from just about anywhere else Tooze takes us. Check out Adam Tooze’s column at https://foreignpolicy.com/author/adam-tooze/. See ...
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
 
In this Podcast Series of Conscious Citizens, we will learn about the concerning matter of Climate Change. Climate change is the biggest threat to mankind, and it is very important to consider that this is a matter of a huge concern. We will go through the impact of climate change on Mankind, the solutions that will define our fate, and the technological innovations that can help.
 
Each weekday, Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal and a guest make today make sense. Along with our supersmart listeners, we break down happenings in tech, the economy and culture. Every Tuesday we bring on a guest to dive deeper into one important topic. Because none of us is as smart as all of us.
 
Presented by Yahoo News, The Climate Crisis Podcast is designed to help listeners gain an understanding about what is perhaps the most pressing issue facing humanity and the planet: rising global temperatures caused by the burning of fossil fuels. Hosts Ben Adler and David Knowles interview some of the leading scientists in the country to help explain how we came to this inflection point and what the stakes are going forward. The podcast lays out the science of climate change in a way that o ...
 
Poll Hub goes behind poll numbers to explain how public opinion polling works, what surveys really show, and what the results actually mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll.
 
Hebrew Podcasts makes learning to speak conversational Hebrew practical and enjoyable. Each lesson covers a topic with a Hebrew dialog that is explained in detail. Each Hebrew lesson is enhanced by a lesson guide that provides further information. The guide includes a full transcript, translation, explanations, additional examples, and exercises.
 
Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. Send your questions to answers@fool.com.
 
This is the story of Harper Rose, a local Sheriff hunting down killers in the United Cities of America. Harper lives in a world set one thousand years in the future, a world ravaged by global warming, but Harper doesn't know that. In fact, nobody does. In Harper's world, everyone prays to the Goddess Gara, but no one seems to question why. Season 1 follows Harper as she hunts down a killer that is killing women all over New York City, with the help of law legend Sheriff Kane. In Season 2, Ha ...
 
The Center for a Stateless Society (C4SS.org) is an anarchist think-tank and media center. Its mission is to explain and defend the idea of vibrant social cooperation without aggression, oppression, or centralized authority. In particular, it seeks to enlarge public understanding and transform public perceptions of anarchism, while reshaping academic and movement debate, through the production and distribution of market anarchist media content, both scholarly and popular. It is also the home ...
 
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The Carbon Copy

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The Carbon Copy

Post Script Media + Canary Media

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Everything is a climate story. The Carbon Copy covers our shifting carbon-based economy, one news story at a time. Host Stephen Lacey covers climate change through the lens of business, technology, culture, and politics, to explain how the planet is transforming. The show is a co-production of Post Script Media and Canary Media.
 
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The Grammys has come under fire in recent years for a lack of diversity among its members and its nominees. We speak with Grammy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. about how he's trying to rebuild trust among artists while at the same time respond to the pandemic's disruption of the awards ceremony. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Republican strategist Jason Roe and Democratic strategist Adrian Hemond join us to discuss the political challenges that school closures during the pandemic present for Democrats, and how Republicans plan to take advantage of it. And, a group of Massachusetts-based researchers and advocates say changing the name of schizophrenia could reduce the st…
 
"The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill" tells the inside story of one of the country's first internet celebrity pastors and how his fall from grace shattered a community. Podcast host Mike Cosper talks about this intersection of faith, fame and power. And, U.S. is sticking with its diplomatic boycott of China over human rights concerns ahead of the Olympi…
 
Millions of Australians are heading to the supermarket and facing empty shelves, but it’s not due to a lack of supply. Senior business reporter Ben Butler speaks to Laura Murphy-Oates about how the Omicron outbreak, and a shift in Australia’s covid-19 strategy, has resulted in a supply chain crisisBy The Guardian
 
Note: this is a crossover episode between Volts and The Carbon Copy. If you like what you hear, consider subscribing to both. Pop culture is increasingly grappling with climate change themes. And some of it is appealing to wide audiences. But Hollywood films with climate themes are often dystopic and heavy-handed. They fail to consider the forces c…
 
Elon Musk (pictured), has said climate change is humanity's biggest challenge, but some are now questioning his commitment to that belief. Read about it here: "Where Does Elon Musk Really Stand On Fighting Climate Change?" Richard Heinberg from The Post Carbon Institute is an authority when it comes to matters about climate change and here, in a Yo…
 
In a press conference to mark one year in office, the president touted his administration's progress combating COVID, while conceding he'll likely need to break up his signature legislation to get it through the Senate. He also threatened major sanctions on Russia if it invades Ukraine, but drew criticism for adding that consequences would depend o…
 
AT&T and Verizon rolled out their expanded 5G services today. One listener wonders: What’s 5G anyway, and why do we need it? We’ll explain why it’s been a long time coming. Plus, our fill-in hosts answer more listener questions about wage theft, the Great Resignation and the climate implications of wood stoves versus electric space heaters. Here’s …
 
Joan of Arc is a name that’s instantly recognisable to most. A controversial figure in her own day, she has remained so ever since, often being adopted as a talisman of French nationalism. But how much do we really know—or understand—about the young woman who ignited France’s fightback against England during the Hundred Years’ War, but who paid the…
 
On Tuesday, Microsoft announced its biggest acquisition ever: It'll buy the video gaming juggernaut Activision Blizzard for $75 billion. Microsoft's betting the deal will help it build a new way to sell games to consumers, which it calls the "Netflix of games." WSJ's Aaron Tilley explains Microsoft's strategy and the risks it contains. Learn more a…
 
Original Air Date 1/10/2021 Today, in our 15th-anniversary episode, we take a look at the years and years of warning signs we have been highlighting since 2006 that collectively predict the armed insurrection against the government as the natural endpoint for a radicalized, conspiratorial, White/Christian-supremacist, permanently-minoritarian polit…
 
The Canadian government has agreed to pay $31 billion to compensate Indigenous families of about 115,000 children who were put into foster care for what Manitoba Indigenous Chief Cindy Woodhouse says had to do with poverty and racism — not parenting. She joins us. And, alpacas are abundant in Ohio. Questions about how to bolster the production of a…
 
The HBO documentary "Simple As Water" looks at four Syrian families who have been displaced and separated by the civil war. Filmmaker Megan Mylan joins us. And, chef Tanya Holland has closed her trailblazing Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland, California. She talks about her next chapter and what soul food dishes give her comfort these days.…
 
Challenging the dogma of gene evolution, and how chiral nanoparticles could give vaccines a boost. In this episode: 00:45 Genome mutations may be less random than previously thought A long-standing doctrine in evolution is that mutations can arise anywhere in a genome with equal probability. However, new research is challenging this idea of randomn…
 
Today we bring you a new episode in our podcast series COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American ’s senior health editors Tanya Lewis and Josh Fischman catch you up on the essential developments in the pandemic: from vaccines to new variants and everything in between. You can listen to all past episodes here .…
 
Are women 32% more likely to die after operation by a male surgeon? Headlines asserting this were shared across social media recently - but the truth is a bit more complicated.We compare the price and the quality of the UK’s Test and Trace system with that of Germany and check on what’s happening to the Covid death toll during the Omicron wave.And …
 
On today’s episode, Tommy and Ben interview Secretary of State Tony Blinken about the threat of Russia invading Ukraine, the Iran deal, combatting antisemitism and promoting democracy. They also discuss how silicon valley views human rights in China, why Boris Johnson could party his way into retirement, how Novak Djokovic got the boot from Austral…
 
We’re digging in to the state of nature in the UK and how the concept of rewilding - restoring land to allow nature to recover and for biodiversity to flourish - could be the key to combating the climate and ecological crisis. In the hot seat this week and bringing a wealth of knowledge with him, is Harvey Tweats, an ecologist passionate about rewi…
 
Our summer podcast series brings you some of the best conversations from our webinars in 2021. This episode you’ll hear from Independent Senator Rex Patrick Rex about the huge gaps in Australia’s system of integrity and accountability mechanisms at the federal level. This in-depth discussion covers everything from unnecessary government secrecy, Fr…
 
Our summer podcast series brings you some of the best conversations from our webinars in 2021. A fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work was an essential element of the promise of Australia. The last 30 years have seen a dramatic shift of the share of Australia’s prosperity going to profit and away from working people. Australians are facing a wages c…
 
Our summer podcast series brings you some of the best conversations from our webinars in 2021. Accountability is fundamental to restoring integrity in politics. Join Shadow Minister for Government Accountability, Senator Kristina Keneally, for a discussion about scrutiny, transparency, and why integrity in politics matters. This episode was recorde…
 
After the outbreak of the First World War, boys as young as twelve were caught up in a national wave of patriotism and, in huge numbers, volunteered to serve. The press, recruiting offices and the Government all contributed to the enlistment of hundreds of thousands of underage soldiers in both Britain and the Empire. Having falsified their ages up…
 
On Make Me Smart, we often turn to economists, professors and policy wonks to make us smart about some big topics that need explaining. Today, we’re turning to a different kind of expert, sci-fi writer Neal Stephenson. His latest book, “Termination Shock,” is about climate change, geoengineering and what happens when a billionaire decides to take m…
 
Senate Democrats are bringing new voting rights bills to the floor this week. There's just one problem: They don't have the votes. That could have consequences for the 2022 midterms, and it's setting up a public showdown about the future of the filibuster. This episode: White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, congressional correspondent Kelsey Sne…
 
Earlier this month, Canada reached a landmark preliminary settlement with members of its indigenous community, capping a 15-year legal battle over child welfare resources. Cindy Blackstock, an advocate who vaulted the case onto the national stage, explains what drove the initial complaint, and WSJ's Kim Mackrael unpacks the importance of the $32 bi…
 
Roblox is a global phenomenon and the most popular video game platform in the U.S. and Europe. But critics say the company hasn't done enough to protect kids or share profits with the young developers. Journalist Quintin Smith talks about his investigations into Roblox Corporation. And, U.S. senators begin debating legislation on voting rights on T…
 
Last month, The New York Times delved into one specific website which provides methods, encouragement and even pressure to die by suicide. Journalist Megan Twohey co-reported the story, which serves as a cautionary tale for those who find these sites while they're looking for support. And, in Louisiana, more than 30 alligators have received the scr…
 
With more than a million people currently infected with Covid-19 across Australia, the Full Story team speaks to Dr Karen Price, the president of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners about what symptoms to expect and when to seek emergency medical care. Then, Professor Jayashri Kulkarni, a psychiatrist and researcher from Monash Un…
 
2022 has been heralded as the golden era of robotics. In this episode of The Naked Scientists you'll see how futuristic machines are already employed throughout industry to make our lives better. This isn't a tech review of Alexa, but instead a glimpse at pinpoint-accurate surgical arms completing tricky operations on human patients and tiny robots…
 
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