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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.
 
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TILclimate

MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative

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Climate change is confusing. This award-winning 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.
 
How will the future unfold? What is the impact of technology on business & society? As technology reorders the world in which live, who will be the winners and who will be the losers? Join Azeem Azhar, curator of the Exponential View newsletter, in deep conversation with the world's leading thinkers and practitioners exploring these and other important questions. The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review.
 
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Nature Podcast

Springer Nature Limited

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The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
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Speaking of Psychology

American Psychological Association

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"Speaking of Psychology" is an audio podcast series highlighting some of the latest, most important and relevant psychological research being conducted today. Produced by the American Psychological Association, these podcasts will help listeners apply the science of psychology to their everyday lives.
 
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 ...
 
Future Cities is a monthly podcast that aims to increase awareness of, and to catalyze action on, urban resilience. The show examines this topic by discussing ongoing research, highlighting current efforts, and sharing stories of resilience in cities across the world. By exploring a wide variety of perspectives, the show digs deep into understanding the many dimensions of resilience and the ways in which cities prepare themselves for the extreme weather events of tomorrow. New episodes will ...
 
Future Ecologies is a podcast about relationships: between, within, amongst, and all around us. Made for audiophiles and nature lovers alike, every episode is an invitation to see the world in a new light – set to original music & immersive soundscapes, and weaving together interviews with expert knowledge holders.
 
A changing climate presents humanity with only one option: adapt. Join your host, Doug Parsons for America's leading podcast on climate change - America Adapts! Each episode, Doug sits down with scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing this country and the world as we confront humanity's greatest challenge. Question your assumptions, refresh your perspective, and become part of the climate movement that will determine our planet's future, rig ...
 
On Climate Talks, everyone is invited to the conversation about the climate. Hosted by journalist Sophia Li, each episode takes on sustainability from multiple perspectives, and reframes the way we communicate about the climate. Together, we’ll explore what this moment asks of each of us, and investigate the steps we can take to work towards a more sustainable future. Climate Talks is produced in collaboration with Facebook.
 
Jon Richardson and the Futurenauts - The Book of Revelations Comedian and professional worrier Jon Richardson doesn’t sleep much at night. The questions he is asking himself in the small, dark hours see to that. Are we going to run out of food? Is it already too late to stop climate change? Should I start learning Mandarin? Are killer death robots from the future already among us? Will my kids grow up to see a real tiger or giraffe? Could Trump become ‘President for Life?’ Why hasn’t anyone ...
 
It’s Possible is a UN Climate Change´s podcast that inspires positive change, unpacks the climate emergency, and connects science and action. In each episode, our host Sarah Marchildon will sit down to speak to climate leaders. We believe that meaningful and honest conversations can help us build a climate-positive future.
 
Life is complicated, but we love simple answers. AI and robotics are changing the nature of work. Emojis change the way we write. Fossil Fuels were once the engine of progress, now we're in a race to change how we power the planet. We're constantly trying to save ourselves...from ourselves. Join Anthropologist and culture expert Dr. Adam Gamwell for curated conversations with humanity’s top makers and minds on our creative potential through design, culture, business and technology. Change yo ...
 
The ClimateReady Podcast features interviews and segments on emerging trends in the intersection of climate change and water. International experts in policy, engineering, finance, and other sectors will provide cutting-edge perspectives on climate adaptation advances, challenges, and stories. This podcast is a product of the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA).
 
Silicon Valley has a solution for everything, but who do its ideas really serve? Every Thursday, Paris Marx is joined by a new guest to critically examine the tech industry, its thought leaders, and the worldview it spreads. They challenge the notion that tech alone can drive our world forward by showing that separating tech from politics has consequences for us all, especially the most vulnerable. But if tech won't save us, what will? This podcast isn't simply about tearing tech down; it al ...
 
In this Podcast Series of Conscious Citizens, we will learn about the concerning matter of Climate Change. Climate change is the biggest threat to mankind, and it is very important to consider that this is a matter of a huge concern. We will go through the impact of climate change on Mankind, the solutions that will define our fate, and the technological innovations that can help.
 
180 Degrees is a podcast series that looks at the energy choices we make when it comes to transport, our homes, business and technology. For Season 3, we’re sharing stories from people across Ireland, working towards a cleaner energy future. We are talking about energy efficiency in the home, the motivations for investing in a large energy upgrade, and how to finance it. We also discuss the switch to electric vehicles, Ireland’s charging infrastructure and how one EV owner converted to drivi ...
 
Rising temperatures, homelessness, food scarcity, and a lack of access to healthcare, how we address these colossal issues is critical. World Changing Ideas is a show that investigates how innovation can solve these problems and help kick-start a new future. We’re highlighting the solutions that could end pollution and change food production. From rethinking public spaces to developing a circular economy to taking on climate change, we’ll show how leaders and creators are building a new way ...
 
Can we reimagine our future? What do we want it to look like? How do we get there? In this biweekly podcast, Ivana Gazibara, Director of the Futures Centre - powered by Forum for the Future, talks to innovators, activists and thought leaders about leverage points for transformation in this decade of climate action. Visit www.thefuturescentre.org for more insights.
 
Watt It Takes tells the stories of founders that are making our zero-carbon future a reality — their upbringings, their risks, their failures, and their breakthroughs that are transforming our world. Hosted by Powerhouse Founder & CEO Emily Kirsch. New episodes released every month.
 
The Future of Life Institute (FLI) is a nonprofit working to reduce global catastrophic and existential risk from powerful technologies. In particular, FLI focuses on risks from artificial intelligence (AI), biotechnology, nuclear weapons and climate change. The Institute's work is made up of three main strands: grantmaking for risk reduction, educational outreach, and advocacy within the United Nations, US government and European Union institutions. FLI has become one of the world's leading ...
 
Earth. We broke it; we own it; and nothing is as it was: not the trees, not the seas – not the forests, farms, or fields – and not the global economy that depends on all of these. Bionic Planet is your guide to the Anthropocene, the new epoch defined by man's impact on Earth, and in each episode, we examine a different aspect of this new reality: sometimes financial, sometimes moral, but always practical.
 
Climate Changers features interviews with remarkable entrepreneurs, scientists, activists, educators and other leaders who are taking initiative as we face a growing climate crisis. Climate Changers is for people who are tired of feeling helpless and want to hear real stories from thoughtful and effective leaders who are on the front lines of building the products and coalitions that will create change The future is worth fighting for, so join me in this weekly celebration of the heroes who ...
 
A weekly podcast examining the issues at the heart of our changing climate. We'll talk to scientists and policymakers and we'll highlight how small changes can make a big difference as we look for solutions to the problems caused by climate change.
 
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Going Green

Philip Russell / Paul Russell

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Welcome to the Going Green Podcast: Each week Philip and Paul look at different issues on Climate change and explore some of the things that you can do to to become more energy efficient and eco friendly. We all can do our bit and we need to start yesterday.
 
Future Hindsight is a weekly podcast that takes big ideas about civic life and democracy and turns them into action items for everyday people. Host Mila Atmos shares in-depth conversations with citizen changemakers, helping listeners realize the power they have to make real change.
 
Fixing the Future from IEEE Spectrum magazine is a weekly look at the cultural, business, and environmental consequences of technological solutions to hard problems like sustainability, climate change, and the ethics and scientific challenges posed by AI. IEEE Spectrum is the flagship magazine of IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization devoted to engineering and the applied sciences.
 
David S. Vogel is a world-renowned data scientist and predictive modeler. He has won many awards for his predictive models, including the prestigious K-Cup. His wife, Thais Lopez Vogel, an attorney, manages VoLo Foundation. Together, they are raising six kids. David's research led them to become aware of the devastating economic impact of human reliance on uncapped fossil fuels and other greenhouse gases. They knew they had to do something - for their kids and future generations. VoLo Founda ...
 
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We're featuring another guest episode. This time, from Canada's National Observer: a new podcast called Race Against Climate Change Episode 1 – How We Eat SUMMARY: Everybody’s gotta eat, but who’s feeding us, and what else are we eating up along the way? In this episode we chew on the ways our food affects our climate, and what can be done about it…
 
Glen Peters is Research Director at Center for International Climate Research (CICERO) in Oslo. Previously he was a post-doctoral researcher at the Industrial Ecology Programme at NTNU. Dr Peters is a worldwide authority on socio-economic drivers of emissions. He has performed pioneering work on how international trade intricately connects emission…
 
In a quickly developing story a new variant, first detected in Botswana, is triggering rapid action among researchers. The variant - currently named B.1.1.529 has more than 30 changes to the spike protein - and the concern is that these mutations may result in increased transmissibility, severity of disease or even antibody evasion. In this episode…
 
You can develop enough renewable energy to power the world, but without energy storage systems, those developments are rendered somewhat moot. To achieve President Biden’s target of 90% renewables by 2035, the US needs an additional 9 terawatts of solar storage. What do our current storage solutions look like? Are batteries leading the charge? To a…
 
We negotiate all the time at work -- for raises, promotions, time off -- and we usually go into it like it's a battle. But it's not about dominating, says organizational psychologist Ruchi Sinha. It's about crafting a relationship, understanding your needs and the other person's. Her three key steps will help you master this essential skill.…
 
It has been 100 days since the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan and the country is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. More than half of the country’s 39 million people face acute food insecurity as prices skyrocket. Severe drought, the pandemic and the damage caused by decades of war have all helped to bring the economy to its knees. Wi…
 
The last couple of years have really decimated the holiday industry, and now may be a good time as you think about next year's holiday to do something a little different and a little greener. Perhaps instead of flying somewhere then maybe taking the train and making a second holiday of taking the train somewhere might be a better idea. Using the tr…
 
Climate change will inevitably big a huge part of our children’s future, so how do we teach them about it, while still protecting their innocence? On this week’s episode of Sky News ClimateCast, host Sarah Hewson has a helping hand from her children, who share their perspectives of the climate crisis. She’s joined by our science and technology edit…
 
As technology and social media algorithms evolve faster than we can monitor them, how has our ability to empathise with others been affected? Featuring: Joshua Krook, PhD candidate, University of Adelaide. Dr Heather Ford, Head of Digital and Social Media, UTS. Brennan Hatton, CTO and co-founder of Equal Reality. Producer/presenter: Bageshri Savyas…
 
James O´Toole, Professor Emeritus at the University of Southern California’s Business School. O’Toole’s research and writings are in the areas of leadership, ethics, corporate culture, and philosophy. He is an author of eighteen books, most recently THE ENLIGHTENED CAPITALISTS: CAUTIONARY TALES OF BUSINESS PIONEERS WHO TRIED TO DO GOOD WHILE DOING …
 
The Legacy of the Subminimum Wage The devaluation of Black lives and women's work is at the heart of the subminimum wage. Until the 1850s, restaurant workers were white men who were unionized and were tipped on top of a living wage. But business owners started hiring women and black people for free, making them rely on tips to make their living. Th…
 
For thousands of years, the Amazon rainforest has provided food, water and spiritual connection for its Indigenous inhabitants and the world. But the endless extraction of its natural resources by oil companies and others is destroying the lives of those who live there, says Waorani leader Nemonte Nenquimo, and threatening the overall stability of …
 
Paris Marx is joined by Chris Gilliard to discuss the ethics of tech media recommending surveillance devices, aspects of “smart” technologies you might not have considered, and why we should think twice about surrounding ourselves with cameras and microphones. Chris Gilliard is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Ce…
 
Paul Howe has a novel theory that could help explain the current state of humanity. Adolescence, he says, isn’t so much a time of life as a state of mind – and it’s transforming our adult world. Also, why an emphasis on human rights has failed to reduce global inequality; and redefining minimalism as “intentional living”.…
 
Dan Doctoroff is the Founder and CEO of Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet company that works with cities to address key urban problems. Before founding Sidewalk Labs in 2015, Dan spent 6 years working at Bloomberg L.P. first as President and since 2011 as CEO. He joined that company after leading the post 9/11 recovery of the New York city for 7 years as …
 
The Nature salary and satisfaction survey reveals researchers' outlook, and NASA’s test of planetary defences. In this episode: 00:45 Salary and satisfaction survey Like all aspects of life, scientific careers have been impacted by the pandemic. To get an insight into how researchers are feeling, Nature has conducted a salary and satisfaction surve…
 
Former Greek Finance Minister, economist, and bestselling author Yanis Varoufakis joins Azeem Azhar to discuss his speculative novel Another Now. In that book, he presents a world where mass organization, technological progress, and an overhaul of companies and markets have made society more equitable. Like all great science fiction, the book is as…
 
The role that animals can play in improving people’s mental health has garnered increased attention in recent years -- from service dogs for PTSD to emotional support animals on planes to therapy dogs in offices. Dr. Maggie O’Haire, a psychologist at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, discusses animal-assisted interventions for v…
 
In the holiday spirit of generosity and gratitude, we wanted to bring you one of our favorite interviews from this past year. In March, Talib chatted with Gravity Payments Founder and CEO Dan Price about his decision to give all of his employees a $70,000 minimum wage. To learn more about Dan Price and Gravity Payments, check out: https://www.fastc…
 
S3 - EP4: The Future of the State (with James Plunkett) Our guest this week joining to discuss the future of the state is the brilliant James Plunkett - author of the fantastic book 'End State: 9 Ways Society is Broken - and how we can fix it' (we highly recommend you pick up a copy!) We hope you enjoy. Please rate and review. Thanks, Jon, Ed, and …
 
Most observers declared the recent climate summit a failure, as world leaders largely delayed action on climate change. Still there was some progress so we discuss those here plus proactive ways we can all stay engaged with this debate over the planet's future atmosphere, with two guests. Bill McKibben is a noted activist, author, and founder of 35…
 
"How much more damage do we have to endure before we realize that it's cheaper to save this planet than to ruin it?" asks engineer and investor John Doerr. In conversation with Countdown cofounder Lindsay Levin, Doerr and systems innovator Ryan Panchadsaram lay out six big objectives that -- if pursued with speed and scale -- could transform societ…
 
The National League of Cities (NLC) is the oldest and largest organization in the country representing local governments and has been ramping up their climate change and sustainability support. We interview Cooper Martin, Director of Sustainability & City Solutions, about tools they have and especially about lessons learned from grants and support …
 
As you get older, your eyes worsen and become susceptible to a disease called age-related macular degeneration -- the leading cause of blindness, with no cure in sight. Sharing the science of how your vision works, researcher Joshua Chu-Tan offers breakthrough insights on a lesser-known RNA that could change the treatment for this disease, preservi…
 
There are a lot of nuances to the way people perceive our warming planet. But media coverage of the issue is often catastrophic, scientifically dense, or framed exclusively around politics. So how do we talk about climate in a way that resonates across diverse groups of people? That's what our guest, Alex Blumberg, kept asking himself. Alex is an a…
 
What have been the most significant shifts for the sustainability movement in the last 25 years? Where have we succeeded and failed? What lessons have we learned along the way? How can we transform ‘business as usual’? And what surprises might be lurking around the corner? In this special edition of the Futuring Podcast, Ivana Gazibara, Director of…
 
In this week’s episode, host Daniel Raimi talks with Shelie Miller, a professor at the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability. Miller describes her recent research, which investigates whether reusable products like straws and coffee cups are really more sustainable than their single-use counterparts. In part because manu…
 
Jessica Moerman is the Senior Director for Science and Policy at the Evangelical Environmental Network, based in Washington DC. After working as a researcher in isotope geochemistry, Jessica decided to move to a career in policy. She joins us to discuss her views on faith and science, and how to reach people who are turned off by the term ‘environm…
 
We've been hearing about self-driving cars for years, but autonomous vehicle entrepreneur Aicha Evans thinks we need to dream more daringly. In this exciting talk, she introduces us to robotaxis: fully autonomous, eco-friendly shuttles that would take you from place to place and take up less space on the streets than personal cars. Learn how this n…
 
The European Union is at loggerheads with Belarus over the arrival of thousands of migrants. It alleges that President Lukashenko has created a deliberate crisis by facilitating the migrants' travel into Belarus and onwards to the country's borders with EU members Poland, Lithuania and Latvia. Belarus says the EU is breaching its humanitarian oblig…
 
As climate change continues to dominate the current headlines thanks to COP26, we at ClimateReady wanted to take a look into the essential adaptation work that takes place between the annual conferences. Countries regularly develop commitments and implement programs to build climate resilience. Often, the development and shaping of country-level ac…
 
As the dust settles after the COP26 summit, it's time to examine how far we've come. On this week's episode of Sky News ClimateCast Ashna Hurynag explores the effectiveness of COP26 and examines whether we can deem the “Glasgow Climate Pact” a success. She asks science correspondent Thomas Moore if it’s left us any closer to solving the climate cri…
 
What are the experiences of women using technology to make a baby? And how are they navigating the fertility industry online? Featuring: Natalie Hart, donor egg recipient Professor Anita Stuhmcke, faculty of law, UTS Dr Lizle Oosthuizen, reproduction medicine specialist, Cape Fertility Producer/presenter: Julia Carr-Catzel Music: Epidemic sound…
 
TED Fellow and education innovator Larry Irvin envisions a world where every child can see themselves reflected in their teachers. With his team at Brothers Empowered to Teach, Irvin is providing pathways to careers in education for Black men, who currently make up less than three percent of all teachers in the US -- offering training, personal and…
 
Our Responsibility to Defend the Truth Science denialism has existed as long as science has existed. As a part of our social contract, we’re responsible for challenging the spread of misinformation and understanding, especially when it comes to science. If we open ourselves up to these difficult conversations, we can offer up a path into more logic…
 
Over the last fifty years, our world has made remarkable progress in reducing hunger around the world. How can we keep our farms and food system resilient in a warming climate? Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig, Senior Research Scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, joins host Laur Hesse Fisher on this episode of TILclimate to explain how …
 
Paris Marx is joined by Sabrina Fernandes to discuss what came out of COP26, what it actually means to have net-zero emissions by 2050, and all the mechanisms that countries are developing to delay necessary action to reduce emissions. Sabrina Fernandes is an IRGAC postdoctoral fellow at Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung. She’s the producer of Tese Onze and …
 
Guy Turner is the founder and CEO of Trove Research and an expert on carbon markets. Guy has 30 years’ experience in research and strategy in sustainability and the energy transition. He spent his first 15 years in consulting advising companies and governments on a wide range of sustainability issues. In 2006 he joined New Energy Finance (NEF) to c…
 
Spineless sea squirts shed light on vertebrate evolution, and an iodine-fuelled engine powering a satellite in space. In this episode: 00:45 A story of sea squirts, ancient vertebrates and missing genes When a PhD student set out to study the developmental pathways of a strange sea creature, he hoped to shed light on the origins of vertebrate anima…
 
What if we had a map of ... everything? Jack Dangermond, a visionary behind the geographic information system (GIS) technology used to map and analyze all kinds of complex data, walks us through the interconnected technologies gathering information about every crack and corner of the Earth. Learn how this "living atlas" and "geospatial nervous syst…
 
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