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The energy system is changing fast. Come explore the future with journalist Stephen Lacey and venture capitalist Shayle Kann. Each week, they'll take you on a tour of the global energy transformation, providing provide insight into technology trends, markets, and companies -- making for wonky and entertaining listening.
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
Energy Policy Now offers clear talk on the policy issues that define our relationship to energy and its impact on society and the environment. The series is produced by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania and hosted by energy journalist Andy Stone. Join Andy in conversation with leaders from industry, government, and academia as they shed light on today's pressing energy policy debates.
 
Oil and Water is a podcast that slows down to ask questions about our relationship with oil and the fossil fuel industry. Keystone XL has been held up in court in Great Falls, but construction continues. Nearby Indigenous communities on the Fort Peck Reservation are speaking out about the risks, and their Council Chairman Lance Four Star says their voices aren’t being heard. But the story of an industrial project putting Indigenous people at risk is not new: the context is as deep as the his ...
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
Fossil Free Now follows the campaign of Fossil Free Glasgow, a group of volunteers organising for the Glasgow City council to renounce to its investments in the fossil fuel industry. This podcast series will discuss the blocks in our current systems that prevent us from meaningfully addressing the threat of climate breakdown, but also what a society freed from fossil fuels would look like. Find us on twitter @FF_Glasgow
 
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.
 
The HEATED podcast is a limited run series that demonstrates that COVID-19 and the climate crisis cannot be separated. In a series of up-to-the-minute interviews, HEATED's Emily Atkin connects the dots on how two of the most pressing conversations of our time are really one and the same.
 
A bipartisan podcast on energy and environmental politics in America. Presented by the USC Schwarzenegger Institute. Political Climate goes beyond the echo chambers to bring you civil conversations, fierce debates and insider perspectives, with hosts and guests from across the political spectrum. Join Democrat and Republican energy experts Brandon Hurlbut and Shane Skelton, along with Greentech Media's Julia Pyper, as we explore how energy and environment policies get made.
 
This six-part podcast series explores how the Columbia community at large is responding to the climate crisis. From the institutional sustainability plan to fossil fuel divestment, from student activists to their professors, from the surrounding community to the coronavirus pandemic, co-hosts Jordan and Lyric cover it all.
 
Sustainability Now is engaged in the exploration and proliferation of cutting edge sustainable technologies that solve planetary problems related to food, energy, housing, water, waste, health, economics and consciousness. http://www.sustainabilitynow.global with Host Mira Rubin
 
The Munk Debates podcast is an extension of the main stage events - in subject, speaker selection, tone and format. It will introduce the iconic brand - and its engaging debates about significant issues of our time. Audiences will hear strong and passionate arguments from both sides of an issue so they will have enough information to make up their own minds about where they stand.
 
This is the Shale Law Podcast, brought to you by the Center for Agricultural and Shale Law. This podcast was created to keep you in the know on current events and legal developments in the shale industry. We go in depth into spotlight articles and other content posted on our blog at http://www.pennstateshalelaw.com/.
 
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 ...
 
The Exascale Computing Project (ECP) is accelerating delivery of a capable exascale computing ecosystem to provide breakthrough solutions that will address America's most critical challenges in scientific discovery, energy assurance, economic competitiveness, and national security. Let’s Talk Exascale explores Application Development, Software Technology, and Hardware and Integration—focus areas of the ECP.
 
The 'Beer n BS Show' is a discussion on craft ales, politics, gaming, movies with a good dose of bullshit. Hosted by four drinking buddies - we aim to introduce a few new beers to you with a humorous breakdown of topical events and news. Recorded in the Leeds (Yorkshire/UK) from the finest taproom in the area: QuirkyAles.com. This podcast may not be suitable for listening at work or in public spaces.
 
Reason presents a libertarian-themed debate series recorded monthly before a live audience in New York City. Moderated by former Barron’s Economics Editor Gene Epstein, the Soho Forum features Nobel prize winners, radical thinkers, and other public intellectuals facing off over the future of abortion, bitcoin, electric vehicles, government debt, illegal drugs, robotics, sex work, and other controversial topics.
 
EU Watchdog Radio is a bi-weekly podcast launched by two Brussels NGO's: Counter Balance and Corporate Europe Observatory. In each episode, we dive deeper into topics that relate to our activities in Brussels. Whether it be steps to increase transparency of lobbies in the EU or how to tackle public investment in a way that works for everyone. We explore it all, right here at EU Watchdog Radio!
 
Voted #1 in Vue weekly Magazine , Metro Magazine , nominated 8th in the world against Adam corolla , Artie Lange and Dan Savage in the mature category & Winners of Monkeys Fighting Robots peoples choice award in the amateur podcast awards The Awesome Hour is a SOCAN licensed podcast on all things awesome from pop culture to strange news to bad life choices with a music bed of tasty tunes. From top40 to heavy metal and everything in between. The awesome hour is just that Alec , Ivan and Corbo ...
 
Climate change is confusing. This MIT podcast 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.
 
Can you picture the future in a world without fossil fuels? Perhaps you think that living an "alternative" lifestyle has to mean painful and radical changes to the way you live now. This album looks at various small scale initiatives which show that living sustainably may not be as unpalatable as you might imagine. Bedzed, Findhorn, Hockerton, Samsoe Island; these are all decentralised communities at the forefront of a major social and technological experiment. In our world of finite resourc ...
 
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Joe Biden became America's new president and almost immediately signed the papers to take the U.S. back into the Paris Climate Accord. And it was just the day before his inauguration the New York Times had another of its "Netting Zero" webinars to discuss 'Breaking our fossil fuel Addiction'. Ivan Penn, an energy correspondent, with the Times was t…
 
On this week’s Power Hour, Alex Epstein interviews one of his mentors, philosopher Onkar Ghate, on how the fossil fuel industry can fight for its freedom (far) more effectively by standing up for itself as a matter of justice. Some of the questions discussed include: - Why is it so powerful to fight on grounds of justice? - What should people in th…
 
The fossil fuel industry is not accepting its inevitable fate: that it has to go. While that is understandable from a purely capitalist business perspective, industry attempts to hang on for dear life by, for example, trying to persuade people of color and low-income people that natural gas is beneficial and “clean” would be laughable if they weren…
 
Chevron’s Carious Crusade Against Steven Donziger, SLAPP Suits and the Defense of Climate Necessity Discussion with Lauren Regan on corporate SLAPP suits and in particular the oil and gas industry’s utilization of RICO against grassroots environmental activists. We also discuss the miscarriages of justice in Chevron’s RICO action against attorney S…
 
In this episode of Back in America, I speak with Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, former chair of the Maryland Democratic Party, political consultant, and activist. She recently ran to represent Maryland’s 7th District in Congress after undergoing a double mastectomy. Dr. Cummings is the widow of Congressman Elijah Cummings, a good friend of former C…
 
A new poll from Insights West suggests people in B.C. are still feeling somewhat hesitant around the vaccine rollout. We talk to Senior Global Radio News Reporter Janet Brown about the interim BC liberal leader Shirley Bond's criticism of the rollout, then chat with you on the open line. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
The recycling bin — many of us have learned to view this humble container as an environmental superhero. It is, after all, the critical first step in turning our trash into… well, not treasure, but at least more stuff. Or is it? In this episode, we take a look at the science, help you understand whether recycling is an environmental boon or hindran…
 
For anyone who believes poetry is stuffy or elitist, National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman has some characteristically well-chosen words. Poetry is for everyone, she says, and at its core it's all about connection and collaboration. In this fierce talk and performance, she explains why poetry is inherently political, pays homage to her honorar…
 
For anyone who believes poetry is stuffy or elitist, National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman has some characteristically well-chosen words. Poetry is for everyone, she says, and at its core it's all about connection and collaboration. In this fierce talk and performance, she explains why poetry is inherently political, pays homage to her honorar…
 
On this week’s Power Hour Alex Epstein interviews Professor Pierre Desrochers of the University of Toronto, about the history of environmental catastrophism, including but not limited to climate catastrophism. Today we are told that our use of fossil fuels is causing a global environmental catastrophe, and that the solution is for government to dic…
 
Biden is the President Officially, anyway. What can we expect moving forward? Indigenous land acknowledgements Dr. Henry and Adrian Dix open every conference they do by honouring the land they are speaking on. This idea was brought to both Surrey and Richmond, and they turned it down. JJ Bean struggling with drug users JJ Bean has sometimes been a …
 
Here locally, we’ve elected many bright young and empowered women of colour to hold leadership positions. With Kamala-Harris as the new VP, we talk about what this represents. First with Annamie Paul, Leader of the Green Party of Canada. And then with Bowinn Ma, North Vancouver MLA, and Minister of State for Infrastructure See omnystudio.com/listen…
 
We hear it at every presser with Dr. Henry and Adrian Dix, as they thank the Indigenous people whose land they are speaking on. So, why are Richmond and Surrey so opposed to this practice? Chief Terry Teegee, Regional Chief of the B.C. Assembly of First Nations, joins us for a conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Yesterday we broke the news that the Rio Theatre was going to identify themselves in a new way. More specifically, as a sports bar. Corinne Lea joins us again, and then Muriel Protzer with the CFIB tells us what this says about the state of business in B.C. and in Canada See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
This week's episode covers an update about the Keystone XL pipeline, news from the Texas Railroad Commission, changes to the Virginia NWP 12 permitting, and Congressional approval for pipeline safety spending. Host: Sara Jenkins, Research Assistant Editor: Erin M. Lieberman, Research Assistant For a print version, see the Shale Law Weekly Review fo…
 
Democracy needs an update -- one that respects and engages citizens by involving them in everyday political decisions, says writer and researcher Max Rashbrooke. He outlines three global success stories that could help move democratic systems forward and protect society against the new challenges this century is already bringing.…
 
Democracy needs an update -- one that respects and engages citizens by involving them in everyday political decisions, says writer and researcher Max Rashbrooke. He outlines three global success stories that could help move democratic systems forward and protect society against the new challenges this century is already bringing.…
 
1. What to expect from the Biden climate agenda in the first year Can Joe Biden live up to his climate plan? We mark the inauguration of the 46th president of the United States with a panel of three US policy insiders, who forecast how the “most ambitious climate agenda ever” will make ground in the first year. Ana Unruh-Cohen, US House Select Comm…
 
The Matrix, The Truman Show, and now more recently Westworld. Popular culture has long been captivated by the notion that our lives and the world we inhabit in are nothing more than an advanced computer simulation. But it’s also an argument that is being given more credence by world renowned philosophers and scientists. The leading proponents of th…
 
The strain on healthcare Many are reporting that even getting appointments for regular routine checkups are taking weeks to book. Why is this happening? Indian Farmer demonstrators demand an apology We spoke yesterday to the RCMP about a shutdown of a protest in solidarity with Indian farmers. The RCMP told us they had concerns essentially of this …
 
Short answer, NO! Also, you’ve probably seen those PSA’s about being careful with hand sanitizer, because overusing it could lead to the creation of ‘super bacteria’. After all the fuss about wipes and surfaces, it turns out COVID is probably not active on surfaces. So, have we put ourselves at risk? We chat with the host of the Super Awesome Scien…
 
First we talk about the Pfizer shortages, and the plea that Doug Ford has put out, which is quite hilarious. Security risk assessment firms have come out to suggest that thieves and crooks are looking to take advantage of the vaccine supply chain. Michael Franklin, Vice President of Risk Management and Community Safety at the Lions Gate Risk Manage…
 
Representatives from the Indian Farmer protest are asking the RCMP for an apology for the way they were shut down, before things even got underway. To discuss the issue we have both Meghan McDermott - Interim Policy Director at the BC Civil Liberties Association, as well as Guntaas Kaur - Vice President of the World Sikh Organization of Canada See …
 
When global leaders think about which industries can fuel economic growth, the arts are often overlooked. But filmmaker Mehret Mandefro says the creative sector actually has the power to grow economies -- while also helping safeguard democracy. In this captivating talk, she shares a behind-the-scenes look at how she's putting culture back on the ec…
 
When global leaders think about which industries can fuel economic growth, the arts are often overlooked. But filmmaker Mehret Mandefro says the creative sector actually has the power to grow economies -- while also helping safeguard democracy. In this captivating talk, she shares a behind-the-scenes look at how she's putting culture back on the ec…
 
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