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MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative

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Get smart quickly on climate change. This award-winning MIT podcast, Today I Learned: Climate, breaks down the science, technologies, and policies behind climate change, how it’s impacting us, and what our society can do about it. Each quick episode gives you the what, why, and how on climate change — from real scientists — to help us all make informed decisions for our future.
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An educational and entertaining show for cannabis cultivators and industry leaders focused on growing solutions, best practices, and common misconceptions. With the help of various internal and external guests, host Riley Jones aims to provide listeners with the knowledge they need to grow more using less, from seed through harvest.
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Green New Perspective

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The Green New Perspective sustainability podcast is a platform for cleantech pioneers, marketers, and business owners to spotlight innovative solutions & share effective growth and marketing strategies. This podcast is proudly sponsored by New Perspective Marketing, a dynamic growth marketing agency in Boston, Mass celebrating 20 years in business. We help sustainably focused B2B organizations grow their brands and scale up revenue. If you or your organization is looking to grow, visit npws.com.
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From soil health to mental health we are discussing the need for A BIG SHIFT in #faming and #agricultural systems. Each episode brings together insights from #farmers, scientists and industry to share and grow knowledge about holistic and regenerative farming practices. Produced by the @growloveproject with NSW Local Land Services, through funding from the Australian Government's National Landcare Program. We acknowledge the First People of this land throughout Australia and recognise their ...
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The L.A. Report is a breakdown of the day's top news from Southern California, featuring the award-winning reporting of LAist 89.3 FM – L.A.'s number one NPR station. Hosted by Susanne Whatley in the morning and Nick Roman in the afternoon, it's the smart way to start and end your day. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
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A Quality of Place: The Grow Smart RI Podcast explores what smart growth can mean to the Rhode Island community by chatting with planners, advocates, community leaders, and experts in the field. Each episode will try to answer the question: what does smart growth really mean? This podcast is produced by Grow Smart RI, a 501 (c) (3) non profit organization.
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From the construction of virtual realities to the internet of things—technology is changing our world every day. But how can we make sure that the quickly-evolving role that tech plays in our lives is one that builds, empowers, and connects us? Host Sherrell Dorsey guides you through the latest ideas from TED Speakers, uncovering the riveting questions that sit at the intersection of technology, society, science, design, business, and innovation. Listen in every Friday.
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2 Degrees Out West

Western Resource Advocates

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Listen in as we examine the story behind some of the most pressing conservation issues facing the West. We talk with issue experts, legislators, researchers, organizers, conservation advocates, and more about what we can do to help protect the West’s land, air, and water – and, yes, to fight the climate crisis and hold global heating to within 2 degrees Celsius.
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Danfoss Climate Solutions

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Heating and cooling are responsible for 50% of the EU final energy demand. Tackling this sector is essential for the EU to meet its target of being carbon neutral by 2050. Our host Susanne Tull, Senior Manager Public Affairs at Danfoss, is joined by leading specialists and visionaries across the energy sector who share their views and ideas around 5 topics ranging from digitalization to energy planning. This podcast is produced by Danfoss Heating. Danfoss Heating engineers technologies that ...
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An original podcast from T-Mobile for Business and iHeartRadio, Jonathan Strickland connects with the world’s most unconventional thinkers, the leaders at the intersection of technology and business, to understand how they continue to thrive in a world of complex organizations and lightning-fast technology. How do these executives innovate and enable change, both inside and outside their companies, and what are they looking forward to tackling next? Let’s find out…
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Case in Point provides smart, informative conversations about the law, society, and culture. By bringing together top scholars with experts on politics, business, health, education, and science, Case in Point gives an in-depth look at how the law touches every part of our lives. Produced by the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.
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Caltrans says Topanga Canyon Boulevard will be closed all summer long. Pay raises are coming for L.A. city workers. In LA County, Black pregnant people face worse outcomes. A guide on how to have a healthy pregnancy. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.…
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LA leaders to vote on a deal to subsidize rents for people living in a Chinatown apartment complex. CA sets a first-in-the-nation water standard for a contaminant linked to cancer. Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame to induct its first woman driver. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support th…
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Rhiannon Do says she had a limited role in the nonprofit that handled millions of taxpayer dollars. No criminal charges against the officer who fired inside a Burlington store and killed a teen in 2021. LAX 'people mover' won't be ready until late next year. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://l…
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Exploring sustainable protein for animal feed, Innovafeed is leading the shift to insect-based solutions. With €450M in funding from heavyweights like Temasek and Qatar Investment Authority, and partnerships with Cargill and ADM, Innovafeed now targets the US market. Join our discussion with Sean Madison on the future of food sustainability. 🌍 SUST…
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Anaheim leaders give unanimous approval to Disneyland's expansion plan. San Gabriel council nixes a DEI-related commission. The Lakers are heading to the playoffs, after achieving victory over the New Orleans Pelicans. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.com…
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A federal judge has found that the city of L.A. mishandled evidence in a major homelessness lawsuit. A new program now requires apartment inspections in some parts of L.A. County. Anaheim City Council to consider a Disneyland expansion. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the …
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Mayor Karen Bass talks homelessness and city budget in state of the city address. San Gabriel considers dropping equity panel after rejecting LGBTQ safe space program. NASA seeks to speed up and lessen the cost of its planned Mars Sample Return Project. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support…
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Is AI about to change everything? Whether you’re optimistic, pessimistic, or somewhere in between about the power of artificial intelligence, join host Bilawal Sidhu and the world's leading experts, artists, journalists, and beyond, as they guide you through this fast-moving world on TED’s latest podcast, The TED AI Show. Find The TED AI Show where…
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California is suing the city of Huntington Beach over a law that requires an ID to cast a ballot, starting in 2026. Mayor Karen Bass delivers her state of the city address. We speak with some moms in L.A. who are learning how to use the computer. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Su…
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The LA County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote on new inspections and enforcement for substandard rental housing. The person who handled weapons on "Rust" scheduled for sentencing. An orphaned sea otter pup has a new surrogate mom. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: htt…
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There is a confirmed case of measles in L.A. County, according to health officials. L.A. City workers are looking at a pay raise under a tentative agreement, but it's going to cost the city, according to a new fiscal report. Some tenants at the Hillside Villa Apartments could receive rent subsidies under a proposal from L.A. housing officials. Supp…
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Metrolink tries new ways to reduce pedestrian and car collisions. In a 9-0 ruling from the Supreme Court has made it harder for local governments to impose certain fees -- and a little easier for a builder to sue over such fees. South Los Angeles and Orange County are the biggest emitters of a lesser-known green house gas according to a new study. …
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New restrictions will make it harder for unhoused people to park RVs overnight on LA streets. The City of Los Angeles is taking steps to help 99 Cents Only store workers find a job. L.A. County needs more pre-school teachers. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https…
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Lane closures on the 101 begin soon, for construction on the Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing. Rain and cooler temperatures return to the Southland. Big Bear Valley's eagle couple no longer in sight, nor are the eggs. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.com…
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A game-changing solution to the global food crisis could come from something so tiny you can't see it with the naked eye. Nanomaterials chemist Christy Haynes describes her team's work designing nanoparticles that could protect plants from disease and crop loss, helping farmers reap abundant harvests and grow food that will make its way to markets …
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Dodger superstar Shohei Ohtani’s former interpreter faces federal bank fraud charges. A look at the complicated life of USC and NFL legend O.J. Simpson. And the push to revive vintage movie houses across SoCal, including Brain Dead Studios in Fairfax. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.co…
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Why do abortion pill costs vary among CA's 33 public universities? Metrolink receives $1.3 million to test new technology aimed at preventing collisions. Salmon fishing off California's coast cancelled for the second year in a row. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://lai…
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Wind power is the largest source of clean, renewable energy in the United States. But the large turbines that create that power can endanger wildlife. MIT Professor Michael Howland returns to the podcast to answer a listener's question about the risks of wind energy to birds—and explain how wind turbines compare to coal plants, power lines, office …
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Curious about the buzz surrounding multi-species pastures and its game-changing role in regenerative agriculture? Join us to hear expert insights from Sarah Fea, an experienced agroecologist, who explores the diversity of advantages that multi-species brings to the table. We look into the significance of improving soil health, biodiversity, efficie…
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Southern Californians will see higher water bills next year despite record rainfall. A federal judge has chosen the auditor who'll look into L.A.'s spending on homelessness. UPS and FedEx add surcharges for deliveries to some zip codes. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the …
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A judge selects the firm that will audit LA's homeless services and spending. How a four-year university in LA is helping students at 2-year colleges make the leap. Camping at Crystal Lake in the San Gabriel Mountains suspended for spraying. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: h…
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A new audit of California's spending on homelessness finds that the state hasn't been tracking how billions of dollars were spent. L.A. city’s breeding moratorium aims to ease overcrowding at shelters. The Hollywood Bowl swaps parking spots for shuttles. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist…
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Join us in the latest podcast episode where we explore the groundbreaking work of Dioxycle, a trailblazer in the field of carbon recycling technology. Co-founder and CTO, Dr. David Wakerley, shares how Dioxycle is transforming the climate crisis by converting harmful CO2 emissions into valuable, energy-rich products. 📚 RESOURCES & LINKS ===========…
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State officials have approved a rent cap on low income housing developments. Partial lane closures begin on a two-block stretch of North Santa Monica Blvd. Why the ambitious California Cycleway was never completed. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.com…
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Students across Los Angeles share their hope and excitement during the solar eclipse. A federal Judge is expected to decide on who will audit the millions spent on homeless services in LA. Allergy season is in full swing thanks to recent rains. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Supp…
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What to expect from today’s Total Solar Eclipse. What a recent UC study reveals about California’s renewable energy sources. A new photo exhibit highlights the Chicano Movement in Long Beach. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.com…
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We check in on a stretch of Highway 1 in Big Sur that keeps crumbling into the sea. We have last minute tips to enjoy tomorrow's solar eclipse. And tsunamis pose a real threat to Southern California - we'll explain how even a small tsunami can be life-threatening and have a big economic impact. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join …
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Officials at the Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes now say it’s unlikely they’ll ever be able to reopen to the public on its current land. The discount chain 99 Cents Only is shutting all of its 371 locations. A new music center in Historic South Central is bringing state of the art equipment and classes to an affordable housing complex. And …
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Customers of 99 Cents Only stores say the chain’s closing will be a shock to their pocketbook. Taiwanese Americans are sending help to people recovering from the major earthquake in Taiwan. California gets $70 million to connect more residents. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Supp…
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A proposal to raise awareness about abortion medication availability at CA public universities. Koreatown group demands accountability surrounding a stalled museum. LA Angels play first home game of the season tonight. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.com…
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What if you could own more clothes without crowding your closet or growing your carbon footprint? Introducing the dematerialized future of your wardrobe, digital fashion entrepreneur Karinna Grant talks about the brands selling pixelated clothes via NFTs and augmented reality — and explores the creative and sustainable potential of fashion that tra…
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Some tenants in Los Angeles who have benefited from Measure ULA say it kept disastrous evictions at bay. California is proposing a new $24 fixed charge on electricity bills. L.A. City leaders propose new rules to protect workers from hazardous dust. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com.…
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LA's Mansion Tax generates way less than projected. Why some SoCal buildings are at risk of collapsing during a quake, like some did in Taiwan. A local non-profit is helping students who are food insecure. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.com…
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You might have heard how wind turbines failed in Texas during a terrible cold front in 2021. Does this mean we can’t rely on this clean, renewable source of energy when the weather turns extreme? MIT Professor Michael Howland joins the podcast to explain how wind turbine operators prepare for frigid conditions, and why some turbines failed in Texas…
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L.A. city officials launched six mental health crisis response teams. Thousands of Californians can expect their phone bills to go up next year as a federal discount sunsets. Where the best views in Southern California for Monday’s solar eclipse will be. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist…
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This episode explores the importance of soil and soil management for agriculture and the environment, focusing on the soils of the Sydney region. Experts from the New South Wales Soil Knowledge Network share their expertise on topics such as geology, soil formation, soil types, erosion, and assessing soil health. The conversation highlights the rol…
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Why filling out the FAFSA form is problematic for some students in particular. How authorities in LA County are using a free handout to combat gun violence. Hundreds turn out for an historic L.A. tradition. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.com…
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The FBI is investigating Santa Ana Unified School District’s COVID testing contracts. LA City leaders promised ethics reforms, but critics say the city council is dragging its feet. Why the above average snowpack this year isn’t all good news. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Suppo…
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Advocates for ethics reform in LA say changes aren't happening fast enough. LA County is teaching lifesaving skills online. USC is searching for a new men's head basketball coach. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.com…
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California's rainy season is ending, but did SoCal get enough rain and snow to avoid water restrictions? CA fast food workers are now paid a $20 hourly minimum wage. Famed sculptor Richard Serra, whose work is displayed in SoCal, died last week at 85. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.co…
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Fast food workers in CA see increase to $20 minimum wage, but there are some exceptions. An outlook on California's water supply, following the recent rains. How heat pump water heaters could help save money and the environment. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.…
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It's another wet weekend as a rainstorm slams our already soggy region - what does this mean for our water supply? Also, the fast food industry is preparing for a wage hike that goes into effect Monday. Some baby boomers are taking on the shortage of affordable homes for millennials with kids. Plus, we check in on the Bunny Museum in Altadena this …
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A storm is bringing more winterlike conditions to Southern California, as thunderstorms, hail and flooding are possible this Easter weekend. We check in with Dodgers fans about the Shohei Otani scandal as the team continues a series against the St. Louis Cardinals. And you can see hundred of colorful butterfly species all in one place at the Natura…
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How “empty nesters” in LA are helping young families find the housing space they need. A wet Easter weekend is ahead. Where to get Philly-style hoagies right here in Los Angeles. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.com…
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Heavy rains and winds expected from incoming storm. LA County's vote results are being certified today. UC rejects deadline extension request due to FAFSA mess. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.comBy LAist Studios
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Researcher Jim Fan presents the next grand challenge in the quest for AI: the "foundation agent," which would seamlessly operate across both the virtual and physical worlds. He explains how this technology could fundamentally change our lives — permeating everything from video games and metaverses to drones and humanoid robots — and explores how a …
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High housing costs in L.A. County are making it difficult for families to afford nutritious food and health care. Most of L.A.’s rental housing isn’t big enough for families with kids. Dodgers win their home opener. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.c…
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Experts say more mudslides and debris flows are possible, ahead of the weekend rain storm. The Dodgers take on the St. Louis Cardinals in today's home opener. Black bears are waking up, and they're hungry. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.com…
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Plants take in CO2 from the air to grow—and today’s atmosphere has about 50% more CO2 than it did before we started burning massive amounts of fossil fuels. So, is that great news for plants? Prof. David Des Marais, a plant ecologist at MIT, helps answer this listener question. For a deeper dive and additional resources related to this episode, vis…
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