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Every weekday, host Kai Ryssdal helps you make sense of the day’s business and economic news — no econ degree or finance background required. “Marketplace” takes you beyond the numbers, bringing you context. Our team of reporters all over the world speak with CEOs, policymakers and regular people just trying to get by.
 
If you are interested in democracy, poverty eradication and climate change, this is your go-to podcast for a deeper understanding of the politics of global development. In each episode, we discuss the experiences of developing and “emerging economies” in Africa, Asia and Latin America. While we examine major global challenges and highlight various “problems”, we also highlight what works on the ground. This podcast is hosted by Professor Dan Banik from the Centre for Development and the Envi ...
 
Welcome to Closing the Loop! A conversation about recycling, sustainability and the circular economy, brought to you by Return-It, an industry owned, not-for-profit product stewardship agency with beverage container management as its core business. Join Return-It President & CEO Allen Langdon as he speaks to industry leaders around the globe to bring awareness to environmental challenges and innovations. The podcast features thought-provoking conversations on some of the most important topic ...
 
The Lancet Respiratory Medicine publishes a range of article types in respiratory medicine and critical care. These include Original Research, Reviews, Personal Views, Comments, and News articles. Topics include but are not limited to asthma, COPD, tobacco control, critical care, lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, sarcoidosis, mesothelioma, sleep medicine, and respiratory infections.
 
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 ...
 
Thank you for joining Help The Oceans community, we need to Help The Oceans as it will be filled with Plastic garbage every day.I'm ex Radio talk show host and i have voice for maritime Mammals and FISH as we do not want to eat PLASTIC FISH.I will have 30min Talk show 4 times per month and Please take time to listen and i make ALWAYS LIVE talk show, as LIVE is REAL and not edited to make it sound better.JOIN Help The Oceans channel podcast and we will make OCEAN HOME better to our FISH and m ...
 
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Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
 
Discover how clean air can affect the quality process for you and the workplace from world leading experts. We find out how controlling air can bring benefits to production plants and facilities, the health of people who work there, and bringing greater efficiencies to your final product. We're also joined by experts from Camfil, a world leader in the development and production of air filters and clean air solutions, on what they are doing to keep air clean and safe.
 
Washington's Department of Ecology was the first environmental agency to be established in the U.S., back in 1970. We're headquartered in Lacey, with regional offices across the state, and are tasked with protecting, preserving and enhancing our environment for current and future generations. Here, we post stories from our our environmental programs as well as expertise in scientific research, creative problem-solving, complex project management, and innovative partnerships.Learn more about ...
 
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Listen in to Green Stuff as zero waste shop owner and mother of two, Stephanie Lentz, shares how taking imperfect action and a willingness to focus on progress over perfection can help you navigate our broken systems, improve your quality of life, and lead to a more sustainable future for all. As part of Scoop Intelligence's commitment to education and growth, we believe it is important to share our knowledge, experience and resources with EcoCitizens and Ecopreneurs alike to make your journ ...
 
We all know about the doom and gloom associated with environmental issues. We need to tell ourselves a new story. Instead let's talk about energy independence, green jobs, livable cities, clean water, clean air, and healthy children. This is where politics, perceptions, and life-style meet the catastrophe that is unfolding in front of our eyes. Here's a suggestion — subscribe, tune-in, and stop doom-scrolling.
 
The podcast version of a documentary & interview series on war and inequality from the heart of Empire hosted by Abby Martin. Empire Files is donor-funded, independent and add free. Help keep us going by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/empirefiles. Follow: @EmpireFiles and @AbbyMartin Like: www.facebook.com/TheEmpireFiles
 
The people behind The Intercept’s fearless reporting and incisive commentary discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Monitoring the emissions is the main goal for companies like Pollution, but in order to reach that goal in a country that is not yours, it is essential to know how the rules and the guidelines might change. In this episode, Pollution and its partner, HuanKong Equipment, tell the story about the differences between Italy, Europe, and China. In China…
 
Under the cover of pre-dawn darkness, Native Hawaiians surprised the gates of the US Navy Command with a civil disobedience action over the #RedHill fuel leak. Empire Files producer Mike Prysner was on the ground.Support the efforts to #ShutDownRedHill! Learn how to join the campaign, donate and get the latest updates on the story :: https://twitte…
 
This week's episode looks at sustainability from a personal perspective. We talk with life coach Danielle Lindstrom about the importance of sustaining your personal health and wellbeing while running a business. Stephanie and Danielle discuss ways to create a plan for recognizing warning signs of burnout and how to create crisis response plans for …
 
But are they riskier than a ground war in Europe? And what do they mean for the international economy? As President Joe Biden weighs imposing additional sanctions on Russia to deter an invasion of Ukraine, we look into what those measures would cost the U.S., our allies and Russia. Also on today’s episode: Hello from the other side of concert cance…
 
The Angry Clean Energy Guy on why the blockchain is possibly one of the most powerful tools for citizen climate action, in particular for those angry about how little their governments have been doing for 30 years about climate change. We (citizens!) can leverage its power and potential to drive hundreds of billions more to accelerate the renewable…
 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently upgraded their guidance on face masks: Nix the cloth or surgical masks in favor of N95s or KN95s. But not all masks are created equal. On today’s show, we hear from a “mask nerd” about how consumers can be discerning when shopping for face coverings online. Plus: Why unemployment claims are ba…
 
This week, host Matt Prindiville chats with Upstream’s two founders, Dr. Bill Sheehan and Helen Spiegelman – two advocates behind what is now known as the “reuse movement”. Learn how Bill and Helen began catalyzing conversations with business, government and nonprofit leaders to redesign the systems generating single-use waste – and how that helped…
 
Why was the blast from the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano so explosive? Where are we on the global climatic thermostat? And how you can get involved in the Big Repair Project.Gaia Vince speaks with Auckland University volcanologist Prof Shane Cronin, one of the few human beings to have visited the now-disappeared volcanic land bridge that stretc…
 
Could the food we eat and the air we breathe be damaging our immune systems? The number of people with autoimmune diseases, from rheumatoid arthritis to type 1 diabetes, began to increase around 40 years ago in the west. Now, some are also emerging in countries that had never seen the diseases before. Ian Sample speaks to genetic scientist and cons…
 
When Stephen Dubner learned that Dallas–Fort Worth will soon overtake Chicago as the third-biggest metro area in the U.S., he got on a plane to find out why. Despite getting stood up by the mayor, nearly drowning on a highway, and eating way too much barbecue, he came away impressed. (Part 1 of 2 — because even podcasts are bigger in Texas.)…
 
Trump, tariffs and Brexit — it might sound like a throwback, but it’s the present for British steelmakers. President Joe Biden cut a tax on steel imported from European Union countries last year, but the United Kingdom was excluded. Though the U.S. and U.K. plan on discussing the tariff rift, the future of British steel remains uncertain. We also h…
 
This week Microsoft announced its biggest ever deal, spending $69bn on games publisher Activision Blizzard to advance its ambitions in gaming and the metaverse. The world’s most powerful tech companies are racing to splash their cash on frontier technologies. We crunch the numbers on where they are investing their billions and ask whether these new…
 
Jeffrey D. Sachs is University Professor at Columbia University in New York. He was the Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University (2002-2016) and currently heads the Center for Sustainable Development. He is a commissioner of the UN Broadband Commission for Development, an SDG Advocate for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Pres…
 
Communication is key in any relationship — including the one between health officials and the public. On today’s show, a health literacy expert talks to us about how going “back to the communication basics” could aid the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s pandemic messaging. We’ll also hear about how omicron-induced lockdowns in China are…
 
Stephanie chats with Scoop team member Darby about finding ways to sample small sizes of products or new items. The new Single Scoop Swap Box is created just for that purpose! If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland. Carbon neutral shipping is available nationwide. https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/…
 
The coronavirus variant has spread across the UK at incredible speed – but there are signs that the wave may have reached its peak. Madeleine Finlay talks to the Guardian science correspondent Nicola Davis about what we can expect in the weeks and months to come, and whether a second ‘exit wave’ could be here in the summer. Help support our indepen…
 
Whether it's paperboard, metal cans, or plastic containers, dust collection is always a necessity. In this episode, we cover dust collection within the packaging industry. • The importance of the packaging industry • What processes in the packaging industry create dust • Dealing with flammable/explosive dust • How to keep dust under control in your…
 
More than 1 billion people use the short-form video platform TikTok monthly, presenting a huge marketing opportunity for businesses. Take, for example, the language learning company Duolingo, which uses its big, green owl mascot in zany videos and has amassed a huge following in recent months. Today, we’ll chat with Duolingo’s social media coordina…
 
Stephen Sackur speaks to philosopher and author Kathleen Stock whose views on the immutability of biological sex and the limitations of gender self-identity have made her a hate figure for some transgender activists and supporters. Why has debate about sex, gender and identity become a culture war battleground?(Photo: Kathleen Stock in the Hardtalk…
 
Since July, more than 36 million households have received a few hundred dollars every month through the expanded child tax credit. Tomorrow, that won’t be the case. In this episode, we hear what the extra cash has given families and what it means to have it taken away. We also hear why consumer sentiment took a dive, why bank loans might be making …
 
Women are still fighting for equality all over the world. Even in long established democracies like the UK plenty of evidence suggests that from the workplace to the law courts there is a long way to go. Stephen Sackur speaks to Baroness Helena Kennedy who has been trying to loosen the grip of the patriarchy in the British legal system for five dec…
 
In December, employment prospects improved for every race and gender group — except Black women, for whom the jobless rate increased from 4.9% to 6.2%. Today, we look at how racism and segregation shaped the economic trajectory of women of color and how COVID could continue to hold them back. We’ll also hear how omicron is hampering trash collectio…
 
This week, we’re introducing you to the four newest members of Upstream’s Board of Directors: Linda Corrado, Ashley Craig, Rose Stephens-Booker and Daniel Velez! We asked each of them to tell us something we wouldn’t know from looking at their LinkedIn profile and what inspired them to join Upstream’s Board and the reuse movement. Plus, hear their …
 
After 20 years of planning, preparation and a nail-biting build up fraught by delays The James Webb Space telescope finally launched on Christmas day 2021. Anxious astronomers across the globe looked on as the JWST then completed even riskier manoeuvres to unfurl the 18 hexagonal components that make up its 6.5 meter diameter primary mirror. Cosmol…
 
What is wrong in human population as OCEAN PLASTIC covering more and more and YOU and your network and friends do NOT step up and help BABY TURTLES from Die as they do EAT Plastic when you eat the food what was INSIDE THAT PLASTIC waste what you through away. LISTEN and LEARN,,, it's funny way to say this but so true as you "MIGHT" not been at sea …
 
Last week, the tech CEO Elizabeth Holmes – once described as ‘the next Steve Jobs’ – was convicted of fraud, and could face decades in prison. Her now collapsed company, Theranos, promised to revolutionise medicine with a machine that could run hundreds of health tests on just a pinprick of blood. Those claims have since been exposed as false – but…
 
The consumer price index clocked year-over-year inflation at 7% on Wednesday, the fastest pace since 1982. But month-over-month numbers and other factors point to a deceleration that could give consumers some relief. On today’s show, we do the numbers on inflation and wages. Plus, we visit new nuclear plants, contemplate a career pivot and trace th…
 
Governments around the world are deciding it is time to bring big business to heel. Host Rachana Shanbhogue and The Economist’s business editor Jan Piotrowski explore the new age of state interventionism. A suite of old tools is being dusted off and reimagined—from a return to picking winners to turning the century-old global tax system on its head…
 
SHOW NOTES This is the third in a series of podcasts that dynamically demonstrates a proven process for making rapid progress on climate, against the backdrop of an increasingly urgent timeline. This could be the key to climate and ecological success. How do you deal with problems as diverse as manatees starving in Florida, the ocean of plastic in …
 
As 2022 begins, the world continues to see the effects of the climate crisis — from the severe drought in East Africa to the odd snowfall in British Columbia. But since December 5, a new film has been sounding the alarm. In Adam McKay’s “Don’t Look Up,” an allegory about the impending climate disaster, scientists discover an approaching comet that …
 
Vijaya Ramachandran argues that blanket bans on fossil-fuel funds will entrench poverty. By pushing a renewables only model on developing countries, and expressing fear about the future emissions of these countries, including those on the African continent, rich countries such as Norway are promoting colonialism in green. Vijaya is an economist wit…
 
This Tuesday, Stephanie shares her thoughts on New Years resolutions and tips for ways to make sustainable change in your life. We'll be back this weekend with a brand new episode! If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland. Carbon neutral shipping is available nationwide. https://www.scoopmarketplace…
 
If you’re a renter in need of a chuckle, just look at the consumer price index, which calculates rent inflation at just 3% for last year. The cost is rising much faster for many renters, and other data sources show the increase near 18%. Today, we’ll talk about this wide data disconnect and why how we measure housing inflation is so important. We’l…
 
It’s been called the most important glacier in the world. The Thwaites glacier in Antarctica is the size of Florida, and contains enough water to raise sea levels by over half a metre. Over the past 30 years it has been melting at an increasing pace, and currently contributes 4% of annual global sea level rise. Ian Sample speaks to marine geophysic…
 
… it’s because we have. As omicron surges nationwide, nearly a quarter of hospitals are critically short-staffed, according to federal data. That’s forcing hospitals to once again make tough calls, like limiting bed capacity, cutting elective surgeries or asking health care workers back — even if they’ve tested positive for COVID-19. We’ll also tac…
 
On Closing the Loop’s 24th episode, Allen Langdon talks with Kelly Drennan, Executive Director of Fashion Takes Action, about their commitment to advancing sustainability within the fashion industry. In this episode, Allen speaks to Kelly about their recent Textile Recycling Feasibility report, what it will take to divert and close the loop on text…
 
The only reason Argentina would be turned into a dumping ground for US waste is because other countries have stopped playing this role in recent years. In 2017, China said it would no longer accept dozens of types of hard-to-recycle plastic and other materials. Countries such as the US, the UK, and Canada have scrambled to find new places to ship t…
 
Black and white Americans have always had vastly different experiences within their country’s justice system. You see it in so many different data sets, from police violence to incarceration and sentencing. It's impossible to understand without reference to America’s history of institutionalised racism. But understanding is one thing; the real chal…
 
River Murray International Dark Sky Reserve has pristine dark night skies. In this episode, I have the pleasure of hosting Chris Tugwell, the chairman of Mid Murray Landcare South Australia. He talks to us about opportunities offered by River Murray Dark Sky Reserve for stargazing and nightscape astrophotography. Time stamps : 05:37 : Have there be…
 
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