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Does climate change freak you out? Want to know what we, collectively, can do about it? Us, too. How to Save a Planet is a podcast that asks the big questions: What do we need to do to solve the climate crisis, and how do we get it done? Join us, journalist Alex Blumberg and scientist and policy nerd Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, as we scour the earth for solutions, talk to people who are making a difference, ask hard questions, crack dumb jokes and — episode by episode — figure out how to bu ...
 
Columbia Energy Exchange features in-depth conversations with the world’s top energy and climate leaders from government, business, academia and civil society. The program explores today’s most pressing opportunities and challenges across energy sources, financial markets, geopolitics and climate change as well as their implications for both the U.S. and the world.
 
A holistic, irreverent, no-bullshit look at the climate crisis and all the ways we’re talking—and not talking—about it. We take a feminist, race-forward lens to the biggest story of our time. Some people might call it intersectional, we call it honest. Co-hosted by Mary Annaïse Heglar and Amy Westervelt.
 
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.
 
A podcast that makes the climate crisis the top issue of the 2020 presidential election. This podcast is hosted by Years Of Living Dangerously award-winning documentary producer David Gelber and ClimateNexus Founding Director Jeff Nesbit. Climate 2020 was co-created by The Planet Project, Inc., and BOOM, a division of John Marshall Media. It is produced in association with The Years Project, a 501(c)3 climate change communications nonprofit based in New York City.
 
Ecolution is an Irish podcast from RTÉjr Radio, for kids who want to make a difference in the fight against Climate Change. James Dunne, a 17 year old activist, meets people, young and old, helping to solve the Climate Crisis by meeting it with real actions.
 
Live recordings of events from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), an independent, global think tank, working for a sustainable and peaceful world in which every person thrives. Our events cover everything from climate change and migration to gender and the Sustainable Development Goals. Join the global discussion of international development and humanitarian issues. Find out more about ODI events: www.odi.org/events
 
Climate Changers features interviews with remarkable entrepreneurs, scientists, activists, educators and other leaders who are taking initiative as we face a growing climate crisis. Climate Changers is for people who are tired of feeling helpless and want to hear real stories from thoughtful and effective leaders who are on the front lines of building the products and coalitions that will create change The future is worth fighting for, so join me in this weekly celebration of the heroes who ...
 
Climate 21 is an initiative by SAP to allow our customers to calculate, report, and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The climate 21 podcast is a weekly podcast that will showcase best practices and thought leadership by SAP, its customers, partners and competitors (if they’re game) in greenhouse gas emissions reductions. I will be interviewing climate change experts, executives from companies rolling out the best climate initiatives, and other stakeholders in the space. Subscribe now t ...
 
Inquisitive actor, Tom Ward-Thomas explores the many different facets of climate change. Through talking with the experts he takes a practical, positive approach and finds out more about the human impact on the planet, what has been done, what is being done, and what we as people can do to fix the climate crisis. @planetandthepeople (Facebook & Instagram) @planetandthep (twitter)
 
The Climate Pod is a wide-ranging conversation with leading experts on the politics, economics, activism, culture, science, and social justice issues at the heart of the climate crisis. Hear from guests like Bill Nye, Dr. Robert Bullard, Catherine Coleman Flowers, Ted Danson, Dr. Michael Mann, Rainn Wilson, Dr. Stephanie Kelton, Dr. Mark Hyman, Felix Salmon, Tamara Toles O'Laughlin, Scott Kelly, Tom Steyer, and many more. Hosted by brothers Ty and Brock Benefiel.
 
Each Green Economy Hero podcast features someone you’ll enjoy getting to know. Leading environmental lawyer, Dianne Saxe, will explore who they are, what their business are doing, and how it is making a difference in facing our climate crisis. We will hear about their challenges, their successes, and their dreams. And we’ll learn their advice on how you too can build a green business in Canada.
 
What can one person do to stop climate change? You can join the thousands of people that are already hard at work fighting climate change every day. David Butler and his daughter Keaton talk to some of those people to learn what they do and what inspires them.You could be one of them.Whether you’re already in the climate fight or you’re ready to join it this is the podcast for you.Visit us at howtostopclimatechange.com.
 
There’s a lot to make us Yikes in this world. From the climate crisis to racism to activism and resisting oppressive systems, it can call get a bit overwhelming. Yikes is a podcast which leans into the Yikes of the world rather than letting it overwhelm us. We breakdown the issues in an accessible intersectional and nuanced way to guide us towards action together. Hosted by Mikaela Loach and Josephine Becker, edited by Finlay Mowat. Support us through The YIKES Podcast Patreon! https://www.p ...
 
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Science Weekly podcast will now explore some of the crucial scientific questions about Covid-19. Led by its usual hosts Ian Sample, Hannah Devlin and Nicola Davis, as well as the Guardian's health editor Sarah Boseley, we’ll be taking questions – some sent by you – to experts on the frontline of the global outbreak. Send us your questions here: theguardian.com/covid19questions
 
Fossil fuels, intensive farming, deforestation, waste disposal, overconsumption, pollution, the 6th mass extinction, climate change is all on everyone’s mind. But what can we do? How do we make a difference? What do we have to change now? The How to Be Good podcast asks these questions. Join Gareth and Anca as we speak to specialists, scientists, activists, providers and more, and ask what we can do in our everyday lives to make a difference and debunk many of the myths and misinformation.
 
There is so much to be angry about, if you are a clean energy guy. Every day, so many things that happen around the world make me angry when I look at them with lenses colored by the climate change chaos unfolding everywhere around us. And I am especially angry because I know we can solve the climate change crisis if we were only trying.Each week, I will share with you a few topics that struck me and that I was very angry about – and this will generally have to do with climate change, solar ...
 
Vox Conversations brings you weekly discussions between the brightest minds and the deepest thinkers; conversations that will cause you to question old assumptions and think about the world and our role in it in a new light, including five years' worth of episodes hosted by Vox co-founder Ezra Klein.
 
The Response is a podcast series from Shareable.net exploring how to build collective resilience in the wake of disasters The podcast is part of a broader series from Shareable which includes a documentary film, articles, and a book. Find out more at www.shareable.net/the-response
 
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In what seems like "another life ago", I heard in 2006, soon after stumbling accidentally into the climate conversation, that if the discussion ever became politicised, all was lost. That happened almost immediately and the difficulty was illustrated just recently when the former Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull (pictured), was appointed…
 
This week, Kim Stanley Robinson, renowned science fiction writer and author of "The Ministry For The Future," joins the show for a wide-ranging discussion on the systemic collapse that's led to the climate crisis, the power and importance of language and fiction in dissecting complicated policies and decisions, his problem with most economists, and…
 
Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning are joined for a football and climate crisis special edition by David Goldblatt – author of The Age of Football – the global game in the 21st century, Ollie Hayes of the Sustainababble podcast, and Dale Vince, founder of Ecotricity and chairman of Forest Green Rovers, recognised by Fifa and the UN as the world’s gr…
 
Last week's episode of the podcast with Sandra Pallier and Hannah Smith from ClimateAction.tech looked at the issue of reducing IT's carbon footprint taking a bottom up approach so, I wanted to have a follow-up episode looking at reducing IT's emissions issue with a more top-down perspective. With that in mind I invited Michael Terrell, Director of…
 
The plastic waste crisis in Asia is real...and it doesn’t seem to be getting better.... It’s clear that we need a new approach to reducing disposable plastic waste and its impact on the communities of Asia. This new 5-episode season is based on The Asia Plastic Atlas from the Heinrich Boell Foundation with support from Break Free From Plastic Asia …
 
The list of crimes committed in the name of so called “progress” includes modern offenses such as the Trump Administration’s effort to sell off Native American lands to oil and gas prospectors, as well as historical atrocities like the slaughter and theft perpetrated against indigenous populations across the globe. Our guest today on Sea Change Rad…
 
As the first meetings take place between top Biden administration officials and their Chinese counterparts, the U.S. and China are beginning to map out how they plan to engage on climate change. Given diplomatic tensions between the two countries on such issues as trade, technology, and human rights, questions remain about whether the countries can…
 
After mounting concern over reports of rare but serious blood clots in a small number of recipients of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, last week the UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) recommended that healthy adults under 30 should have an alternative jab if they can. To find out what’s behind the change in advice, Nicola D…
 
Empires rise and fall. And while we understand these cycles conceptually, there’s a bizarre notion that we are somehow immune. That we can continue to evolve toward greater ease and material abundance generation after generation. That our potential for growth is somehow unlimited. But natural resources are finite. So, what happens when we run out? …
 
We chat about drama in the Health Minister's group chat, stripping the NDIS and check in with the Covid vaccine situation. Good stuff! Massive protests this week against the continued indigenous deaths in custody, and continued inaction. Shoutout to AFLW Emma Kearney for taking a knee during the national anthem last week. The government hate poor p…
 
The postwar years were a true flowering of American culture. Even as the United States was locked in an arms race with the Soviet Union, which culminated in the terrifying doctrine known as mutually assured destruction, the country evolved from a military and economic powerhouse into a cultural presence at the center of the world. Modern jazz and r…
 
Global poverty increased dramatically in 2020 with the impacts of Covid-19 reversing two decades of progress towards achieving the sustainable development goals. The demand for development finance continues to grow as governments and policy makers work to build back their economies, however, development finance is undergoing extreme pressure and is…
 
Airdate April 11, 2021: Trump slashed corporate tax rates in his tenure as president. Biden has taken haste to undo that, securing funding for his new American jobs plan. Fareed talks to Wally Adeyemo, U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury. And, the Iran deal - can the U.S. and Iran resume talks? Should they? Fareed has a great debate with an all-s…
 
On this episode hosted by Hisham Kanaan, we discuss the multitude of problems concerning pesticide usage, the alternatives to pesticides and an interesting Nat Geo article. --- Support the show with sustainable merchandise Check out our brand-new website Engage with our community Read our blog Contact us Twitter Instagram All Links --- REDD+ Statis…
 
The security situation in eastern Ukraine is flaring up again, seven years into a simmering conflict between Moscow and Kyiv that started with Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014. Increased numbers of Russian armed forces have been moved to the region, Ukraine says two of its servicemen were killed earlier this week, and Moscow is blaming Ukraine…
 
When the 400 metre long Ultra Large Container Vessel, Ever Given, got wedged diagonally across the Suez Canal at the end of March, it brought one of the world’s most important trade routes to a standstill for six days. Around ten per cent of global shipping passes through the canal.Shipping itself is responsible for some 90 per cent of global trade…
 
This week, we’re sharing a Spotify Exclusive from another Gimlet podcast, Stolen: The Search for Jermain. In 2018, a young Indigenous mother named Jermain Charlo left a bar in Missoula, Montana, and was never seen again. After two years and thousands of hours of investigative work, police believe they are close to solving the mystery of what happen…
 
Joe Biden promised to be the country’s Unifier in Chief, emphasizing his history as a consensus builder. But the first major bill of his Administration, the $1.9-trillion American Rescue Plan, passed with no Republican votes in the House or the Senate. Republicans remain wary of his recently announced $2.3-trillion infrastructure plan. These two bi…
 
In these week's episode we chat about how perfectionism, imagination and individualism connect to work against white supremacy and capitalism. We also discuss the #KillTheBill movement, Emma Dabiri's new book "What White People Can Do Next" and more. Enjoy! Yikes is also hiring an assistant! Applications close on 16th April. More details here: http…
 
Writer and Vox contributor Anne Helen Petersen talks with poet and novelist Patricia Lockwood about the experience of being extremely online. They discuss Lockwood's book No One Is Talking About This, writing and religious upbringing, the parts of life perfectly suited to the internet, and the human experiences that glitch the system. Learn more ab…
 
Cardiovascular problems aren’t just a risk factor for Covid-19, but can also be a complication of having the disease. A growing number of studies are showing that many of those who have been hospitalised for Covid-19, as well as people who managed the initial infection at home, are being left with heart injuries including inflammation, blood clots …
 
This week, the climate solutions are here, and they’re neatly labeled. You may have heard of Bertrand Piccard, the explorer, balloonist, and ‘inspioneer’ who was the first to circumnavigate the globe in a solar powered aircraft in 2016. Well, since then, he’s been on a mission to support climate friendly technologies. With his Solar Impulse Foundat…
 
In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode our Guest Expert Dr. Bruce Bekkar and Mayela Manasjan share some of their own climate confessions and discuss what we can all do to enhance our personal resilience as we relate to our eco-anxiety. Dr. Bekkar also shares some tiny tips on the importance of being aware and honest about our own environmental shor…
 
The death of George Floyd after being restrained by Minneapolis police last year sparked a wave of outrage that swept across the US and then the world. Now the police officer who knelt on Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes is on trial for his murder. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus…
 
This week, two expert guests, Professor Jeffrey Sachs and Yonah Freemark, join the show to talk about the American Jobs Plan and how we can better decarbonize our economy with smart infrastructure spending. Professor Sachs explains how to best aim spending plans to create sustainable jobs, build up a green economy, and reduce inequality in the proc…
 
Excluding Tony Blair’s back-to-back victories, the Conservative Party has governed the UK for all but 18 of the last 100 years. While the media often presents elections as Labour’s to lose, the truth is that Britain is a one-party state that occasionally lets the other side have a go in the interest of fairness. With the Hartlepool by-election just…
 
In this special episode of Climate 2020 for The Years Project, we interview Mike Mann about his new book, THE NEW CLIMATE WAR. Mann is one of the world’s premier climate scientists. In this interview, he describes how fossil fuel companies have waged a thirty-year campaign to deflect blame and responsibility and delay action on climate change. He a…
 
Thomas is Senior Risk Scientist at Risk Frontiers where he leads the development of physical climate risk modelling services and Risk Frontiers' coastal, flood and tropical cyclone catastrophe loss models. He has worked for over 12 years in the fields of climate science, catastrophe risk and insurance, resilience, and coastal and flood modelling. T…
 
More than 19 percent of Americans are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus and upward of 665 million vaccine doses have been administered worldwide. As these numbers continue to rise, countries have begun issuing or considering “vaccine passports.” Vaccine passports — proof through a phone app or on a piece of paper that you’ve had your shots —…
 
Having made a career in theatre and film as a writer and actor, I like to think the arts can be pretty powerful in lots of ways, but how can it be used to inspire us about climate change? I spoke to playwright April De Angelis whose 20 year career has seen her plays produced at the National Theatre, The Royal Court and the RSC among many others. In…
 
Technology has a large and growing carbon footprint. Everything from when you open Google on your phone, to browsing your Instagram feed, to sending an email has climate emissions implications (by the way, speaking of Google, next week's episode features a senior Google exec sharing what they're doing to reduce their emissions!). How can we address…
 
We chat about Scott Morrison's week of waterworks, proposals to ban Posting and the big Cabinet job swap. War crime update Afgan villagers are being allowed to testify from Afghanistan in the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case. Check out Episode 46 for detail on Roberts-Smith’s alleged war crimes. Defamation laws didn’t protect the women who had the…
 
The Everyone’s Invited website has collected 14,000 testimonies so far, painting a picture of widespread sexual harassment and violence in our schools. Everyone’s Invited founder Soma Sara and the Guardian’s senior news reporter Alexandra Topping discuss the outcry, the impact and whose responsibility it is to do something about it. Help support ou…
 
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