Best Climate Change Mitigation podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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Hurricane Season
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“Hurricane Season” is an eight-episode podcast that explores how major storms going back to 1900 greatly impacted Greater Houston people and policies. As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the nation’s worst rainstorm, Houston Public Media takes a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted the Gulf Coast and its development, policies, and people. “Hurricane Season” host Andrew Schneider starts with the Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900.
 
The Open Learning Campus provides convenient and reliable access to the latest developments in topics, which address complex, real-world issues in priority areas such as governance, health, cities, climate change and public private partnerships.
 
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Crisisville
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Just about everything related to the coming fire/ice/terrorist/natural apocalypse, including how we might stop it (depending on just how far up our own asses our heads are at the time).
 
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(Via Flickr user Arthur T. LaBar) This week’s show is “The Hidden Curse of Natural Resources: Economic Impacts at Home and Abroad,” presented by the Alaska World Affairs Council. This talk and discussion features Dr. Alexander James, a professor of economics at the University of Alaska Anchorage. His presentation focuses on what is sometimes ca ...…
 
On the next Addressing Alaskans we have “The Costs of Alaska’s Economic Roller Coaster” presented by Alaska Common Ground. It’s a panel discussion featuring representatives from various sectors of the business community discussing the ups and downs of the state’s economy and how we can fix it. Moderator: John Tracy Panelists: Angela Libal, Owne ...…
 
(Photo via Flickr) The warming Arctic doesn’t just affect the northern regions of the globe. Its impacts can be felt all across the world. On Addressing Alaskans we present “After the Arctic Ice Melts” with Chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, Fran Ulmer. We also feature a piece from KZMU Moab Public Radio about the how the changing Ar ...…
 
Glacier Bay, Alaska (Photo by Flickr user John 6536) This week’s show is a deep dive into Alaska’s unique big-mountain tourism industry. Forest Wagner, assistant professor of outdoor studies at the University of Alaska Southeast, reflects on his 12 years of teaching in the backcountry and discusses his findings from interviewing big-mountain gu ...…
 
Erin Ennis, Senior Vice President of the US- China Business Council. (Photo courtesy of the Alaska World Affairs Council) The United States and China are major trade partners, but current economic tensions between the two countries could have far-reaching affects. Erin Ennis, Senior Vice President of the US-China Business Council spoke at the A ...…
 
Winona LaDuke speaking at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium on November 9. (Photo by Ammon Swenson / Alaska Public Media) This week’s show is “The Next Energy Economy: Grassroots Strategies to Mitigate Global Climate Change, and How We Move Ahead” with Native American writer and activist Winona LaDuke. She focuses on human rights, the environment ...…
 
Dr. Kevin Krein of the University of Alaska Southeast. (Photo courtesy of UAS) Dr. Kevin Krein, professor of philosophy and Director of the University of Alaska Southeast Outdoor Studies Program, discusses the significance of nature sports on Western culture, the value of these activities and how they shape the relationship of humans to the nat ...…
 
Program cover from Recover Alaska’s storytelling event held in September. (Courtesy of Recover Alaska) Recover Alaska is an organization working towards a solutions-based approach to reduce excessive alcohol use and harms across the state. As part of National Recovery Month in September, Recover Alaska held a storytelling event where people in ...…
 
Dr. Helena Wisniewski is inducted during the Inauguration of the UAA Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors at Gorsuch Commons. (Courtesy of UAA) The University of Alaska Anchorage launched Alaska’s first chapter of the National Academy of Inventors last month. They held an inauguration celebration that included speakers, a panel discussi ...…
 
A polar bear looks out over a barrier island on the Arctic coast of Alaska. These islands are important habitat for the polar bear. Photo Credit: USFWS This week we’re hearing from Dr. Donald J. Wuebbles. He’s an expert in atmospheric physics and chemistry. Dr. Wuebbles has been published over 500 times, covering topics from Earth’s climate and ...…
 
“Salmon” Photo by Amanda Carroll, UNR Department of Art/Photography, courtesy of Flickr. This week we have “Ballot Measure 1: The Salmon Initiative – Beyond the Rhetoric.” This debate was presented by Alaska Common Ground and features representatives from both sides of the issue discussing if Alaska needs stricter regulations for fish and wildl ...…
 
On our next show we have “Ballot Measure 1: Fish Habitat.” Voters will decide Nov. 6 on what some consider a controversial ballot measure — one that changes the permitting process for development near fish habitat. Find out more about this issue with representatives from opposing sides of the issue in a moderated forum. Presented by KTOO Public ...…
 
It’s been 55 years since the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. The University of Alaska Anchorage Black Student Union organized an event celebrating the historic moment with speakers, performances, and multimedia presentations. Our show today features selections from the program including words fro ...…
 
The panel on stage at the Alaska Prevention Summit. Photo: Anne Hillman, Alaska Public Media Surgeon General Jerome Adams visited Alaska, in early August to discuss the opioid epidemic. As part of the Alaska Prevention Summit, Dr. Adams participated in a panel discussion with chief medical officer for the Alaska Department of Health and Social ...…
 
A distinguished panel discussion with Rear Admiral (RET) Lars Saunes, Chief Liasion Michael Hjorth, Deputy Chief Hreinn Pálsson, and US State Department Jon Harrison. Thanks for listening! MODERATOR: Dr. Rebecca Pincus, U.S. Naval War College SPEAKERS: Hreinn Pálsson, Deputy Chief of Mission – Minister Councelor for Iceland Ministry of Foreign ...…
 
It's been one year since Harvey hit Houston. Over the past few weeks, we’ve taken a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted Greater Houston…its development, policies, and people. On the eighth and final episode of Hurricane Season, Andrew Schneider examines Harvey. This episode uses the song In Pursuit of Silence by Daniel Bi ...…
 
We’re coming up on one year since Harvey hit Houston. Over the past few weeks, we’ve taken a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted Greater Houston…its development, policies, and people. On this episode of "Hurricane Season," host Andrew Schneider examines Hurricane Ike.By Andrew Schneider, Maggie Martin.
 
As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the nation’s worst rainstorm, Houston Public Media takes a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted the Gulf Coast and its development, policies, and people. On this episode of "Hurricane Season," host Andrew Schneider examines Hurricane Rita.…
 
As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the nation’s worst rainstorm, Houston Public Media takes a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted the Gulf Coast and its development, policies, and people. On this episode of "Hurricane Season," host Andrew Schneider examines Tropical Storm Allison.…
 
“Middle-East-Map” from Flickr user: Amy Statton On this week’s program we have “Middle East Myth or Reality: Separating Fact from Fiction” presented by the Alaska World Affairs Council. This conversation features John Moore, a 20-year veteran of public, private, and non-profit organizations throughout the Islamic world, and Lt. Col. Ty Moore – ...…
 
As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the nation’s worst rainstorm, Houston Public Media takes a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted the Gulf Coast and its development, policies, and people. On this episode of "Hurricane Season," host Andrew Schneider examines Hurricane Alicia.…
 
As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the nation’s worst rainstorm, Houston Public Media takes a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted the Gulf Coast and its development, policies, and people. On this episode of "Hurricane Season," host Andrew Schneider examines Hurricane Carla. (Video below courtesy ...…
 
This week we have the 2018 3-year Outlook Report for Anchorage, presented by Anchorage Economic Development Corporation. Hear predictions on the economy overall and every major industry based on the data released so far for 2018. First, we’ll hear from AEDC President and CEO Bill Popp. Later in the program, we’ll hear from Premera Blue Cross Pr ...…
 
As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the nation’s worst rainstorm, Houston Public Media takes a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted the Gulf Coast and its development, policies, and people. On this episode of "Hurricane Season," host Andrew Schneider examines the storm that prompted the creation of ...…
 
As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the nation’s worst rainstorm, Houston Public Media takes a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted the Gulf Coast and its development, policies, and people. “Hurricane Season” host Andrew Schneider starts with the Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900. The Great Galvest ...…
 
As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the nation’s worst rainstorm, Houston Public Media takes a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted the Gulf Coast and its development, policies, and people. “Hurricane Season” host Andrew Schneider starts with the Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900.…
 
Besides Atka villagers, many others are buried in the Killisnoo cemetery. (Photo by Lisa Phu/KTOO) This week on the program we are taking a, somewhat humorous, but scientifically accurate look, at whether a zombie apocalypse, or other devastating plague could affect the arctic. We’re featuring Michael Bruce who is a public health physician and ...…
 
On previous episodes of this program we’ve heard a lot about how, in the past, Alaska and Russia helped to melt the ‘Ice Curtain’. That was an important time in US and Russian relations. Things are a little different today though, and this program asks the question “Are we headed back to the cold?” We’ll hear 5 main topics and issues: 1. Recent ...…
 
Larry Rivers speaking at a World Matters event hosted by the Alaska World Affairs Council. Photo: Robin Spaulding. We’re featuring something a little different on the program this week. We’ll hear from a World Matters storytelling event titled “Foreign Faux Pas – Stories of Navigating Cultural Differences.” Formatted in the style of Arctic Entr ...…
 
This week on Addressing Alaskans, we continue our coverage of Anchorage’s upcoming elections. We’re hearing from mayoral candidates and we’ll also cover different ballot propositions, and information on the city’s first-ever vote by mail. Join us to hear about the issues that matter most to Anchorage voters. LISTEN HERE LINKS: Anchorage Municip ...…
 
A polling location at the Alaska Zoo in South Anchorage during Municipal elections in 2016 (Photo – Zachariah Hughes) On the program this week we’ll be hearing the 2018 Mayoral Race Candidate Forum. 8 of the 9 candidates wishing to be mayor of the Anchorage Municipality were in attendance. You’ll hear their answers to some questions about many ...…
 
The final panel discussion about solutions to Alaska’s high health care costs. This session explored systemic changes, such as the establishment of a single-payer system, addressing the 80th percentile rule, and establishment of an Alaska Health Care Authority. This discussion was quite long so you can find the three topics separated into 3 dif ...…
 
On the program this week we get to learn about the Alaskan Consular Corps. We’ll answer some questions like “who are consuls?” “why do we have them in Alaska?” and “what do they do?” This was a panel discussion featuring a number of distinguished consuls sharing with us what their jobs entail and what to expect when traveling to their home coun ...…
 
Musher on Iditarod Trail between Kaltag and Unalakleet. [Photo by Bob Wick (BLM)]This show is all about the Iditarod National Historic Trail. This isn’t your average Iditarod dog mushing show though, this is also a celebration. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the national trail system, which includes the Iditarod trail. The Iditarod Trail is ...…
 
This week we’ll explore an answer to the question “Will killing the Nuclear Deal bring the US and Iran closer to war?” It’s a complicated topic, but today’s speaker, Trita Parsi, an expert on US-Iranian relations, is as qualified as anyone to answer it. LISTEN HERE GUESTS: Trita Parsi is an award winning author and the 2010 recipient of the Gra ...…
 
In a time when the political climate paints our country and Russia as very distrustful of one another, we’re bringing you a show about a time when Alaskans and Russians were reunited and found they shared a common heritage. We’re going to hear incredible tales from key players in melting the Alaska-Russia Ice Curtain in the mid-1980s discuss ho ...…
 
This week we’re hearing the 2018 Economic Forecast for Anchorage, presented by the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation. It’s a look at the changes in Anchorage and it’s economy over the last few years, and what we can expect for the future. We’ll first hear from AEDC President and CEO Bill Popp as he presents the economic forecast. Later ...…
 
This week we present the fourth of our month-long series on Alaska’s high healthcare costs by discussing what we can do about it. This session will explore possible fixes to our situation such as transparency in pricing, medical travel and more. LISTEN HERE GUESTS: Sen. Cathy Giessel, R.-Anchorage, and Advanced Nurse Practitioner Dr. Jeremy Git ...…
 
“Healthcare” from Flickr user: Michael Havens On this show, we are continuing our month-long series on healthcare by examining the causes for the difference between healthcare costs in the United States, and Alaska’s healthcare costs, which have been shown to be the highest of any state and arguably the highest in the world. You will hear each ...…
 
“Healthcare” from Flickr user: Pictures of Money We’re going to continue our series on the high healthcare costs in Alaska with an evening of personal stories detailing how Alaskan health care costs have affected lives, businesses, and government. We’ll hear stories that illustrate the personal, economic, and fiscal consequences that our elevat ...…
 
Photo illustration by 401kcalculator.org via Flickr. On the next Addressing Alaskans, a very dense and well-informed discussion regarding the facts and trends for the high healthcare costs we have here in Alaska. This event features original findings from financial analyst Mark Foster, commentary on those findings from Assistant Professor of Ec ...…
 
While conducting research in Seattle, Diane Rodill came across a 1915 photograph of her father, Denis, participating in a 4th of July celebration at a salmon cannery in Larsen Bay, Alaska. She had no idea what he was doing there, how he got there, how and when he left and why he was wearing a dress! Listen as Dr. Rodill shares her remarkable st ...…
 
This week we’re hearing in-depth opinions on the Trump administration and its relationship with the middle east. Greg Roman, CEO of the Middle East Forum, discusses the U.S.’s current relationship with middle eastern countries and how decisions made now can have lasting effects for international relations going forward. LISTEN HERE GUEST: Gregg ...…
 
During this show we’ll be hearing an unfiltered conversation about U.S. national security with former Ambassador John Negroponte and General Joseph Ralston. Ambassador Negroponte served as Deputy Secretary of State and the first Director of National Intelligence under President George W. Bush. LISTEN HERE GUESTS: John D. Negroponte held governm ...…
 
Caterpillar tractor with grader widening the roadway of the Alcan Highway in 1942 (File photo courtesy of the Library of Congress) As part of Alaska Public Media’s observance of Veterans Day, we’re taking a look at how Alaska became involved in World War 2, and how those events attracted the attention of the continental United States and the re ...…
 
This week we’re taking a look back at mistakes made in Iraq from an insider’s perspective. Emma Sky, author of “The Unraveling:High Hopes and Missed Opportunities,” and Director of the World Fellows Program at Yale University, discusses how both internal and external political forces caused the mission in Iraq to fail and created lasting instab ...…
 
A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor is launched from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak during flight test on July 11, 2017. The THAAD weapon system successfully intercepted an air-launched intermediate-range ballistic missile target. (Public domain photo by Leah Garton/Missile Defense Agency) This week we’re hearing a ...…
 
Addressing Alaskans, this week, is taking a look into Alaska’s fiscal options by discussing facts, frequently discussed approaches and the dollars attached to the state’s very real budget issues. This event was in three parts. The first was a discussion about where the state is currently and what options are available. The second part was a pan ...…
 
In Alaska, two out of three people who are released from prison end up going back in. The impacts of recidivism go beyond just the former prisoner to their families and the entire community. But learning to reenter the community is hard. People have to find housing and jobs all while trying to stay sober and rebuild social connections. During t ...…
 
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