Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic.
Surprising stories from unusual places. With ideas too big for a single episode, The Compass presents mini-series about the environment and politics, culture and society.
Let's make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
Every Thursday, a new episode of Living Planet brings you environment stories from around the world, digging deeper into topics that touch our lives every day. The prize-winning, weekly half-hour radio magazine and podcast is produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster - visit dw.com/environment for more.
The Heartland Institute podcast featuring scientists, authors, and policy experts who take the non-alarmist, climate-realist position on environment and energy policy.
Greg Dalton is changing the conversation on energy, economy and the environment by offering candid discussion from climate scientists, policymakers, activists, and concerned citizens. By gathering inspiring, credible, and compelling information, he provides an essential resource to change-makers looking to make a difference.
A daily public radio broadcast program and podcast from PRX and WGBH, hosted by Marco Werman
From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. The Atlantic says “the experience of each episode is akin to a spoonful of sugar, even when it’s telling a story about Richard Spencer’s cotton farms or a man’s final days as a heroin addict.” Reveal is a project of The Center for Investigative Reporting and is co-produced with PRX. The show is hosted by Al Letson and partners with reporters and newsrooms ar ...
Extinction Rebellion presents Ōtepoti Dunedin’s Environment Awareness Show. We are a collaboration of many local groups preparing for what is sure to be a difficult future. Join us in learning about the climate crisis and mass extinction
Tracking the latest environment-related shenanigans from Trump & his allies.
Stratfor's podcast focused on geopolitics, world affairs, national security, economics and other underlying, global trends that drive the international system. As the world’s leading geopolitical intelligence platform, Stratfor brings global events into valuable perspective, empowering businesses, governments and individuals to more confidently navigate their way through an increasingly complex international environment.
Environment China is a bilingual podcast from the Beijing Energy Network. The show features conversations with advocates, entrepreneurs, and experts working in the environmental field in China.
Environmental stewardship, sustainable living and enlightened public policy in the Pikes Peak Region.
Escape the daily grind and immerse yourself in the natural world. Rich in imagery, sound, and information, BirdNote inspires you to notice the world around you. Join us for daily two-minute stories about birds, the environment, and more.
A funny podcast about the environment, sustainability, and all the total guff people talk in the name of saving the planet.
Let's look at life through the lens of our ancestors. Our instincts were shaped by their struggles in an environment much different than our current environment. Our instincts haven't changed much but our environment has changed dramatically. We blend the science of evolutionary psychology with the clinical experience of Doug Lisle, PhD to explore common problems and stumbling points in our pursuit of happiness. New episodes come out Wednesdays at 8:30 PST. If you have a question or comment, ...
The funniest HR pod in the 'verse!
Informal conversations with climate-relevant researchers [Any opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of our employers or funders]
Interviews with Environmental Scientists about their New Books
Progressiveradionetwork.com presents "Explorations" with Dr. Michio Kaku. It is an hour long radio program on science, technology, politics, and the environment.
Brain fun for curious people.
Farmer and nature lover Chris Skinner shares wildlife recordings and answers questions.
New developments in science, space exploration, environment and technology
Looking to understand the fast-changing world of energy? This isn't your ordinary energy business show. Every week, we debate and discuss the latest trends in energy, cleantech, renewables, and the environment. Join us as we explore the forces transforming energy markets in America and around the world.
The Environment in Focus, hosted by Tom Pelton, is a weekly perspective on the issues and people changing our natural world. Pelton is a national award-winning environmental journalist, author, and public radio host.
Discussing solutions to the issues of modernity: > How to integrate technologies of the future and stories from the past to develop a sustainable path forward? > Are there current educational systems which can be better used to inspire critical and creative thought? > What effect does the internet have as mediator to our relationships of self, of community, and of environment?
We are seeing an ever-increasing burden of chronic disease, primarily driven by our food and food system. This is perpetuated by agricultural, food and health care policies that don’t support health. We need to rethink disease and reimagine a food system and a health care system the protects health, unburdens the economy from the weight of obesity and chronic disease, protects the environment, helps reverse climate change and creates a nation of healthy children and citizens. This podcast is ...
Finding alternatives to single-use plastics, reducing our waste, and reducing our environmental footprint.
News and inspiration from nature’s frontline, featuring inspiring guests and deeper analysis of the global environmental issues explored every day by the Mongabay.com team. Airs every other Tuesday.
Radio Ecoshock weekly 1 hour 14MB mp3 program featuring the latest science, authors, issues - from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, Peak Oil, the economy, and peace.
A Digital Magazine from the Center for Culture, History, and Environment
Get ready for a no-holds-barred exploration of what life is for and why we are all here.Each week, world-renowned Holistic Health Practitioner Paul Chek and his guests will tackle topics like food, fitness, the environment, science, parenting, the mind, success, religion, love, and sex with a depth and honesty that you won't find anywhere else.
Programme serving everyone living in the countryside and tackling the issues affecting them. With rural, farming and environmental news
DW's Eco Africa showcases innovative concepts and best practice projects from Africa and Europe and presents environment and climate change ideas that inspire others to get on board or start something of their own. The show offers insight and moves people to help protect the environment.
Come along as acclaimed journalist and author Jon Mooallem takes a walk through tranquil woodlands of the Pacific Northwest. No talking; just walking. Ambient. Pleasing. Unusual.
Short-format, original reports from the environment podcast Living Planet - released every Thursday by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster. We bring you stories on eco problems and their solutions from around the world - visit dw.com/environment for more.
Movements Making Media
GreenBiz 350 is a weekly podcast taking you behind the headlines in green business. Original stories and interviews cover renewable energy, clean technologies, sustainable supply chains, cities, food, climate change and more.
On September 2nd 2017, just east of Portland, Oregon, 150 hikers were trapped behind a wall of flames created by one mistake, one that would lead to immense fear and loss. Wildfire, a podcast from REI Co-op, investigates the causes and repercussions of this devastating wildfire.
If you're a human being and you live indoors, this podcast is more relevant to your life than you probably ever knew. Exploring the ways building science helps humans thrive in the built environment.
Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian radio show and podcast which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and environmental science, all recorded in the outdoors.
Filled with interesting stories, almost breaking news, a pinch of wit and a dash of banter. A few guests who actually know what is going on in the world of EVs, renewable energy and sustainability.
Michael Stamm’s book Dead Tree Media: Manufacturing the Newspaper in Twentieth-Century North America (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018) begins with the simple but thought-provoking premise that, not too long ago, newspapers were almost exclusively physical objects made out of paper. This meant that producing a newspaper implied industrial production, mills, …
This episode is a fun exercise in using history to shape the future: we describe 10 elements of the ideal world by choosing their best manifestations from the past. The discussion became a mix-and-match of different artistic, technological, and industrial eras that we think would complement to form the perfect world. Listen for a wildly, recklessly…
The Earth, as we know it, is being threatened by at least two simultaneous environmental crises.
When it’s predictable and wildlife is well adapted, natural flooding can create a biological bonanza. In the Amazon River Basin, which holds one-fifth of the world’s fresh water, annual rains can raise water levels 30 to 40 feet in just days. Forests turn into vast lakes, dotted with trees, while aBy BirdNote
Vultures are one of nature's greatest waste disposal services, cleaning up carcasses in the wild, but they are under threat. An NGO is informing locals of the vital role vultures play in the ecosystem.By DW.COM | Deutsche Welle
On this episode, we're looking at what role climate change and other environmental issues could play in deciding the election. We check in with reporters in three major battleground states--Michigan, Pennsylvania and Florida--to find out. Our guests are Alex Harris, a climate reporter with the Miami Herald; Lester Graham, a reporter with the Enviro…
Millions of people in Mali have no access to electricity, but a startup wants to change that by providing mini solar power plants to remote villages. The clean energy offers a much-needed economic boost to communities.By DW.COM | Deutsche Welle
A start-up in West Africa has developed an app to help improve the efficiency of collecting and recycling waste. It connects homes and institutions with plastic and metal recycling collectors with the click of a button.By DW.COM | Deutsche Welle
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Next Tuesday is Election day. And for the first time ever, environmental issues --and specifically climate change --are center stage in the public debate during the decisive final phase of a presidential contest.
The United States has fought against authoritarian governments. Does that mean it can't happen here?By WBUR & NPR
The decisions we make, big and small, have impacts on the environment. We learn about how much our food should really cost, what decluttering a family home can entail, and which habits have a surprisingly heavy ecological footprint. Also: meeting your meat — a family farm in northwestern Germany that has figured out the most humane way to kill anim…
Two Democrats are vying to fill the open seat in Washington’s 10 th Congressional District. State representative Beth Doglio is running against former Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland. The race has been called a microcosm of the recent split in the Democratic Party between establishment liberals and left-leaning progressives. One issue that clearly …
Puffins fly under water into schools of slender fish, filling their large beaks. Fish are wedged into the gape, the stretchy skin at the beak hinge, but the bill edges still line up neatly. The dangling fish won’t slide out because the puffin’s tongue and roof of the mouth are heavily lined withBy BirdNote
In this episode of the Essential Geopolitics podcast from Stratfor, a RANE company, Emily Donahue speaks with Dr. Rebecca Keller, Stratfor’s Senior Science and Technology Analyst, about the race for a COVID-19 vaccine. After nearly a year of global health and economic effects from the coronavirus pandemic, more experts are saying there could be a v…
Ever heard a sound echoing through the forest and thought, "well crikey, that's gotta be a dinosaur"?
1.My husband and I are in our late 20s, no children, married less than 3 years. 6 months after our wedding, I became whole food plant based and an ethical vegan. I was already pretty healthy prior, but still lost 10 pounds and reversed some health conditions. My husband has a lot of health issues. He hasn’t physically changed much since our wedding…
Did pandemic lockdowns and the move to online life at least help us cut our climate-killing emissions? From Beijing, new science led by our guest Dr. Zhu Liu provides unexpected answers. Then Canadian scientist Megan K. Young explains extreme rains and floods are …By Alex Smith
Women are key leaders in Amazon conservation, and we're taking another look at this issue with a discussion of an international agreement that could help protect environmental defenders — of all genders — in Latin America, one of the most dangerous places in the world to be an environmental activist, especially as a woman. Joining us to discuss is …
The state department of Labor and Industries has begun a rule-making process to protect outdoor workers from wildfire smoke. It will make Washington the second state after California to do so.By Bellamy Pailthorp
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Milwaukee aldermen are in the process of sorting out the city’s budget for next year, divvying up dollars leaders say are increasingly scarce. Among public concerns, an increasing number of people want more funding to go to the city’s health department, specifically to serve children impacted by lead poisoning. READ: Mayor Tom Barrett's Budget Prop…
In this edition of the RANE Insights on Security podcast with Brian Lynch, RANE founder David Lawrence asks Brian Lynch to discuss the elements of an overall holistic approach to violence prevention. Topics include threat management, creating teams and then team training. RANE assists clients with establishing and developing their workplace safety …
Both campaigns agree -- the road to the White House runs through the Tar Heel state. In our final voter roundtable, we hear from voters in North Carolina. VonGretchen Pough, Bill Poole, Brandon Beavers and Jack Beatty join Meghna Chakrabarti.By WBUR & NPR
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Henry David Thoreau wrote, "Our little mountain-ash is all alive with [birds.] A dozen robins on it at once ... plucking the berries... A robin will swallow half a dozen berries, at least, in rapid succession..." If you, too, enjoy watching birds eat berries, then consider planting trees and shrubsBy BirdNote
A countywide ballot issue will be decided next Tuesday, and it deals with land preservation. A 10-year, quarter-mill tax renewal would sustain the Natural Areas Preservation Program (NAPP) for another 10 years. For this week's "Issues of the Environment,"WEMU's David Fair talks with Washtenaw County's park planning and NAPP supervisor, Ginny Trocch…
The Keys To Aging Well | This episode is brought to you by Bioptimizers and Paleovalley When it comes to longevity, the goal isn’t just to live as long as possible. The true objective is to live as vibrantly and energetically as possible, for as long as possible. So how exactly do we do this? On this episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy, I was happy to …
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report identified the Sahel as a ‘climate change hot spot’, a region where human security is particularly threatened by the effects of global warming. Will Robson explores the area’s war-torn history and investigates how climate change is acting as the catalyst to migration, violent disputes over…
What’s happening and what can we expect in terms of how we get electricity to power our homes, business and industry? How clean can it be, and what it will cost? Over the past twenty years, the energy market has shifted dramatically. The unsubsidized cost of wind and solar energy, with battery storage, has dropped below the cost of fossil fuel gene…
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Experts agree the Western U.S. needs to increase intentional burns to head off more catastrophic wildfire seasons. But economic, cultural and institutional barriers are in the way.By NPR
A power company has turned off the electricity in parts of Northern California to prevent equipment from sparking wildfires. Residents are getting used to life without power during fire season.By Lily Jamali
On today's show, we were joined by our favorite finance experts Michelle Singletary and Rana Foroohar to check in on our country’s economy, seven months into the pandemic. And whenever we talk to those two, we’re reminded that the struggles of the COVID economy aren’t just about the numbers. It’s also about the lived experiences. In this segment, w…
How is our economy doing seven months into the pandemic? And with winter on its way, are we prepared to handle the slew of challenges that will come with it? We talk about the state of our economy. Rana Foroohar and Michelle Singletary join Meghna Chakrabarti.By WBUR & NPR
While investigating mushrooms at Yucky Pond, I lean over, somehow unleashing the voice of Matthew McConaughey from the phone in my pocket. Then: off to the harbor, where I confront two of life's awe-inspiring and unknowable phenomena: marine mammals and behavioral economics. Special guests: dolphins! Accidental guests: Matthew McConaughey, Dax Shep…
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Pity the bird that gets between a Semipalmated Sandpiper and its meal out on the mudflat! If crowded while foraging, they will readily attack, bumping birds of their own and larger species out of the way with their bodies. The deceptively cute juveniles can be just as irritable as their eldersBy BirdNote
How does anyone find their path to become a Shaman? White Eagle Medicine Woman describes her spiritual and physical journey — it’s an amazing one — and the true power of a drum in this harmonizing Living 4D conversation. Look for excerpts from White Eagle’s music throughout this episode! Just for Living 4D listeners, receive a free 1-hour audio and…
In Tornado God: American Religion and Violent Weather (Oxford UP, 2020), Peter J. Thuesen links the “numinous” religious experiences of Americans as they experienced the uniquely destructive weather phenomenon of the tornado. Thuesen shows how the weather has shaped theological dialogue in America since the colonial era. New England Congregational …
The clean energy sector was one of the fastest growing parts of the economy before the pandemic, and it’s been one of the hardest hit. But researchers say jobs in energy efficiency or solar or wind power are still some of the best paid .By Bellamy Pailthorp
On Point's Dorey Scheimer speaks with Ukraine’s Minister for Foreign Affairs about Russian disinformation campaigns, mistakes made by the media, and why democracies are particularly vulnerable to election interference.By WBUR & NPR
The anatomy of a disinformation campaign. How does a bad faith post get mistaken for the truth? We talk about how the tentacles of disinformation reach into millions of homes. Nina Jankowicz and Secretary Frank LaRose join Meghna Chakrabarti.By WBUR & NPR
Today, we’re talking about a new book, China Goes Green, by Judith Shapiro and Yifei Li. The book explores the promise and drawbacks of Chinese environmental governance in light of the urgency of climate change and other issues. It examines Chinese environmental governance through examination of specific cases of environmental programs such as the …