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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.
 
By just about every measure, wildfires are getting bigger, hotter, and more devastating than we’ve ever seen before. But what all that fire means -- and what to do about it -- depends on who you ask. Our view of fire is complicated. There’s fire as catastrophe, as something to be controlled and wiped off the landscape, feared. And there’s fire as something natural and essential, beautiful. So, how do we reconcile those two views of fire? How did we get ourselves into this mess? And what can ...
 
Joshua J Sheats, MSFS, CFP, CLU, ChFC, CASL, CAP, RHU, REBC is a financial planner who teaches people how to live a rich life now while building a plan for financial freedom in 10 years or less. He mixes creative approaches to lifestyle design, deep-dive financial planning techniques, and hard-core business strategy to equip you with the knowledge and inspiration you need to build financial independence.
 
Wildfires are becoming more destructive every year. Wildfires in California set new records year after year, with more acreage, homes, and lives destroyed. The California Burns podcast explores ways to mitigate the risks from wildfire, on strategies to recover if a wildfire impacts you or your family, and shares the stories of those on the front lines protecting homes and peoples lives. To learn more about California Burns, the podcast, visit us online!
 
Projectified[R] is your guide to the future of project management. Created by Project Management Institute, this podcast is for people who lead strategic initiatives and collaborate on teams to deliver value to their organizations. It features dynamic thought leaders and practitioners who share their real-world experiences and expertise to inform, inspire and prepare you for success.
 
The Stick 2 Hockey Podcast was born out of the need to be able to have intelligent and in depth discussion on all things Hockey. We will deliver at least one episode per week, during the NHL season perhaps more. We will discuss the NHL, AHL, Major Junior, College and all levels of Hockey. We will talk about strategies, Rules, players and coaches and everything in between, even equipment. If it pertains to hockey, it will be discussed on the Stick 2 Hockey Podcast
 
Physics World Weekly offers a unique insight into the latest news, breakthroughs and innovations from the global scientific community. Our award-winning journalists reveal what has captured their imaginations about the stories in the news this week, which might span anything from quantum physics and astronomy through to materials science, environmental research and policy, and biomedical science and technology. Find out more about the stories in this podcast by visiting the Physics World web ...
 
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This podcast is a platform to explore, engage, and educate the emergency management community and will feature guests from diverse emergency management disciplines to discuss mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery topics intended to promote the exchange of ideas and best practices. Episode topics are developed from our team of disaster experts, listeners, and the clients we serve.
 
Americana Podcast: The 51st State is a platform dedicated to sharing and expanding on the Americana genre's roots, reach, and definition. Each episode is told from the point of view of the musicians that have dedicated their lives to it. Robert Earl Keen, Americana pioneer and host, interviews musicians, exploring their unique histories, creative processes, successes, failures, and everything in between.
 
Tsunamis, volcanoes, tornadoes, earthquakes...these are real-life monsters. We like to think we’re prepared for a catastrophe. But time and time again, Mother Nature proves us wrong. Each week, Natural Disasters examines the earth’s biggest catastrophes that took countless lives, destroyed communities, and toppled civilizations. Natural Disasters is a Parcast Original with new episodes released every Thursday.
 
“Can He Do That?” is The Washington Post’s politics podcast, exploring presidential power in the face of weakened institutions, a divided electorate and changing political norms. Led by host Allison Michaels, each episode asks a new question about this extraordinary moment in American history and answers with insight into how our government works, how to understand ongoing events, and the implications when so much about the current state of American life and the country’s politics is unlike ...
 
Access Utah is UPR's original program focusing on the things that matter to Utah. The hour-long show airs daily at 9:00 a.m. and covers everything from pets to politics in a range of formats from in-depth interviews to call-in shows. Email us at upraccess@gmail.com or call at 1-800-826-1495. Join the discussion!
 
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The state of California continues recovery efforts from a historic wildfire season which included some of the largest fires (in acreage burned) in state —second only to the COVID-19 pandemic for worst disasters of the year. By the end of December, over 9,000 fires burned nearly 4.4 million acres, or about 4% of the state’s approximate 100 million a…
 
Youth sports are back on the table for some counties starting Friday after Governor Newsom announced new guidelines; we talk about the measures that will be taken to keep kids and coaches safe. Plus, a look at the parallels between the energy crisis during extreme weather events such as the one in Texas and the outages we see in California. Today's…
 
In a commentary published recently at Mongabay.com, Paul Rogers, a forest ecologist and Director of the Western Aspen Alliance at Utah State University, argues that forest managers’ “goal should not be to stop wildfire but to reduce conflicts with it.” The headline for the piece is: “First the savior, now the villain: Fire suppression is often over…
 
We are having another episode with a remote sensing company: Ororatech, based in Munich in Germany, uses satellites to detect wildfires. That has obviously been a big topic with relatively recent fires in places like Australia, Brazil and California. I caught up with Thomas Grübler, Ororatech’s co-founder and CEO. The Space Business Podcast is spon…
 
To start using Tab for a Cause, go to: http://tabforacause.org/minuteearth2 Under the right conditions, wildfires can form clouds and generate firestorms, which last far longer than normal thunderstorms. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: Pyrocumulonimbus cloud - a type of cumulonimbus…
 
Welcome to Season 2 of your favorite Pesuvom Podcast. In this episode, we will be discussing the advantages and disadvantages of a policy idea called Universal Basic Income (UBI). This experimental policy has been implemented at small scales in different parts of many countries, including India (Madhya Pradesh, Delhi). We should always be open to n…
 
Listener Paula from Kenya is a computer scientist, she can’t help but notice the inequality in her workplace. With only 1 in 10 countries having female heads of state, there is no doubt that men are in charge. Paula wants to know if there is any scientific underpinning to this inequality? Perhaps it can be explained by our brains and bodies? Or doe…
 
Does A Vaccine Help You If You’ve Already Had COVID-19? Vaccines doses have started to rollout and are getting into the arms of people. We know that if you already had COVID-19, you build up antibodies against the virus. So do the vaccines affect you if you’ve already had COVID-19? Science writer Roxanne Khamsi talks about recent studies showing th…
 
Memory And The Dreaming Mind If you’ve ever stayed up too late studying for a test, you know that sleep impacts memory—you need that precious shut-eye in order to encode and recall all that information. But what is it about sleep that aids memory? Researchers have pinpointed a specific stage of sleep, REM sleep, as an area of interest for studying …
 
It's Friday! Today we cover: 2:08 - Should I take out a HELOC on my house to invest in stocks? 20:48 - Can I save money on my taxes by starting a dental tourism company? 25:15 - Is the career of a CFP a good career? 39:20 - Should I sell my $600,000 crypto portfolio? 59:28 - How can I find new and interesting ideas for my life? 1:09:28 - How can I …
 
Millions of people marched to support the Black Lives Matter Movement following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. With that came a call to support Black-owned businesses, which saw an initial surge of new customers, but many are now struggling to stay afloat. Guest: Hank Jenkins, Owner of Plant Provocateur in Los Angeles Governor Newsom s…
 
Can Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland rebuild confidence in the DOJ's independence? How might his efforts on Biden policies like combating far-right extremism and curbing police violence make the perception of an independent DOJ harder? Related reading and episodes The duty of a president during crisis Trump incited a mob. American Democracy…
 
We're back this week with another episode of GenSTEM and we're delivering to your ear holes one of our BIGGEST. INTERVIEWS. YET. We got together with (the now) CEO of Virgin Hyperloop, Josh Giegel. Yeah, you read that right. CEO of Virgin Hyperloop is on the pod. Tune in to hear: What is Virgin Hyperloop? How did Josh get involved with the company?…
 
First up, science journalist Julia Rosen talks with host Sarah Crespi about a growing fleet of radar satellites that will soon be able to detect minute rises and drops of Earth’s surface—from a gently deflating volcano to a water-swollen field—on a daily basis.Sarah also talks with Hui Cao, a professor of applied physics at Yale University, about a…
 
Today we’ll talk with Sharon Shattuck, director and producer of the documentary film Picture a Scientist , which offers a sobering portrait of struggles women face in pursuing studies and careers in science. UPR is among several organizations sponsoring a virtual film screening of Picture a Scientist (March 5-7) and a panel discussion (March 8). We…
 
Southern California’s Inland Empire has been transformed in recent years by the growth of the warehouse and logistics industry. While many argue it's a job creator, those living in the region have major environmental concerns. Guest: Orlando Mayorquin, Journalism Student, Report for CalMatters The L.A. City Council voted 14 to 1 to approve a hazard…
 
Confused on how schools are planning on returning back to campus? What are the hold-ups and why are some schools already fully open? We break down the return-to-school confusion in our area. Plus, Yolo County's Health Officer on how the county earned a move to the less-restrictive 'red tier.' And California's Surgeon General with an update on the v…
 
Did you know you can use satellite imagery to make agriculture more efficient and hence help feed the world? My guest on this episode is Dr. Max Gulde, CEO and co-founder of German startup ConstellR and he will explain how their infrared remote sensing satellite constellation will do just that. The Space Business Podcast is sponsored by NanoAvionic…
 
The famous no-hair theorem says that black holes can only be defined in terms of three properties: mass, charge and spin. It has held up pretty well for about 50 years, but now some physicists are hoping to find evidence of violations of the theorem in gravitational waves from merging black holes. In this episode of the Physics World Weekly podcast…
 
Dracula wasn’t the only frightful fiction conjured by Irish author Bram Stoker… In this retelling of “The Judge’s House,” a Cambridge student is overcome with curiosity — then dread — as he faces an evil man’s terrifying legacy. Listen to Part 1 right here, then search “Haunted Places: Ghost Stories” to hear Part 2, when the Judge himself comes cal…
 
The pandemic is coming up on the year mark. More than 500,000 have died in the U.S. and millions have been or are sick. The need for caregiving has increased. Many of us are tired, mentally, emotionally, and physically. Stress and isolation and worry are taking a toll. Today we’re going to talk about mental health during the pandemic.…
 
Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris was sworn in as California's first Surgeon General back in 2019. She's been helping lead the response to the coronavirus pandemic and has been especially concerned about the toll it's taking on communities of color and children. Guest: Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris, California Surgeon General The vaccine code system that was desig…
 
We stand at an uncertain moment in the pandemic. Vaccinations are plugging along. Infections and deaths are plummeting from their stratospheric winter peaks. But at the same time, new, more contagious viral variants have come to our shores. Minnesota’s best-known epidemiologist told MPR News last week that he fears the variants will send case numbe…
 
How is California doing with its ambitious goal to reach 100% clean energy? We’ll speak with a Los Angeles Times reporter about the challenges. Best-selling author David Pogue joins the show to discuss his new book “How to Prepare for Climate Change,” and we take a closer look at a vote this week by the state Air Resources Board on whether to ban a…
 
When project management office (PMO) leaders help define strategy, they can deliver more value. Guests include: Katitja Molele, PMP, strategy and innovation PMO manager, Africa operating unit for The Coca-Cola Co., Johannesburg, South Africa: Molele talks about how PMOs are evolving and how actively engaging PMO leaders in crafting strategy helps c…
 
The problem of political unity weighs heavily on people's minds. But as with most problems technocrats imagine that if they just implement the right policy that unity will follow. In reality people only unify around myths, and historically myths have been assembled into religions. Both things that technocrats are generally opposed to. But can they …
 
Last summer, amid the protests demanding police reform following the death of George Floyd, we spoke with Darlene McDonald, of the Utah Black Roundtable and a member of the then newly-created Salt Lake City Commission on Racial Equity in Policing . She said at the time: “Once the protests end and the streets become quiet, it is imperative that we n…
 
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