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This Green Earth is a weekly, hour-long program that focuses on the environment and environmentalism. Co-hosts Christopher Cherniak and Nell Larson explore the science, politics, economics and ethics behind the environment, natural resources and sustainability. The program includes interviews with local and national experts in the fields of water resources, air quality, environmental policy, fossil and renewable fuels, climate, conservation, ecosystems, agriculture, aquaculture and sustainab ...
 
Face the climate crisis head on, but understand that we have the power to solve this. From former UN Chief Christiana Figueres and the team who brought you the Paris Agreement, this podcast about issues and politics will inform you, inspire you and help you realize that this is the most exciting time in history to be alive.
 
Let's be real. Being a working mama is pretty damn hard. Add fighting for the survival of the planet in the middle of a climate crisis, and it just got that much harder. On this podcast, working climate mama and host Sarah Spengeman interviews the mothers who are out front, taking on powerful fossil fuel interests by day while trying not to drown in the laundry that never seems to stop at night. Grab a glass of wine or cup of tea and hear from hot mamas across the country who share their ver ...
 
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
 
Clover Hogan has been on the planet 22 years, and spent the past 11 working to save it. She believes it’s possible. She also believes that the threat even greater than climate change is how powerless we feel to stop it. In Season 2, Clover dives into 12 parts of the climate crisis, through the lens of our mental health: from the food we eat, to our relationship with media, and our addiction to fossil fuels. You'll hear from trailblazing activists; industry experts; as well as our resident ps ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
The Philadelphia Citizen podcast offers spoken versions of articles, deeper dives into the political, social and cultural workings of our city, explainers on the issues of our day, interviews, conversations and solutions. Lots of solutions. All to help you become a better citizen of your city.
 
The Climate Pod is a wide-ranging conversation with leading experts on the politics, economics, activism, culture, science, and social justice issues at the heart of the climate crisis. Hear from guests like Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, David Wallace-Wells, Bill Nye, Dr. Robert Bullard, Catherine Coleman Flowers, Ted Danson, Dr. Michael Mann, Rainn Wilson, Dr. Stephanie Kelton, Dr. Mark Hyman, Gov. Jay Inslee, Tamara Toles O'Laughlin, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, and many more. Hosted by brothers Ty and B ...
 
This movement is created by leaders who are inspired to take action. While we are all connecting by our shared goals to fight fracking’s harms, each and every leader brings a different perspective to this fight. And each perspective has a unique story behind it – a story to tell and to inspire.We’ve teamed up with producer Ryan Clover from Eco-Defense Radio to interview leaders in the Halt the Harm Network about everyday life, and what inspires them to action, day in, day out.
 
How can we understand and improve the modern world? Leading experts share ideas and insights considering a plethora of fields – from biomedical science to digital technology, politics to cultural trends – to push intellectual frontiers. From the Pictet Group, one of Europe's leading independent wealth and asset managers. Find out more: https://www.group.pictet/podcasts/found-in-conversation
 
You have heard about climate change. But what does it mean and how does it impact us? This podcast looks into the issues related to the science and impact of climate change, as well as the policy, technology and finance behind climate action and adaptation. Each week, we talk to experts who help us understand one of the most pressing challenges facing humankind.
 
Haymarket Books Live is a regular online series of urgent political discussions, book launches, organizer roundtables, poetry jams, and more, hosted by Haymarket Books. The podcast features recordings of our livestreamed video event series. Haymarket Books is a radical, independent, nonprofit book publisher based in Chicago.
 
Energypreneurs is a podcast that brings solar power, electric vehicles and battery technologies to young entrepreneurs. Sohail Hasnie, our host, is a firm believer that the solution to climate change lies in these technologies, which will also fundamentally change the way we think about electricity and transportation—on road, on water and even on air. Over the last 35 years, Sohail has applied technology and innovation in many large infrastructure projects across Australasia. As a staff of t ...
 
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Two years ago, Environment and Climate Change Canada came out with a report saying that Canada is warming at more than double the global rate. Despite this, Canada increased its emissions more than any other G7 country since it signed the Paris Agreement. At the same time, Canada’s largest public pension plan has increased its shares in fossil fuel…
 
As COVID-19 spread continues and vaccine access remains limited in some of the countries most vulnerable to climate impacts, civil society is warning of a “vaccine apartheid” and calling for a delay of the upcoming UN climate talks. Also, how solar power can produce up to 40% of the nation's electricity by 2035 to meet President Biden’s goal of dec…
 
This is a segment of ‘Infinite Growth, Renewable Energy, & The Fossil Fuel Industry w/ Anonymous’ on Patreon. Listen to the full discussion: https://www.patreon.com/posts/patron-series-w-55701356This is the third conversation I've recorded in the Patron Appreciation Series, and the individual I speak to for this asked that their name not be include…
 
Stanford University knows it needs to take bold action on environmental issues—it’s creating a new school focused on sustainability and climate change, it has plans to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050… So, why is it so hesitant to cut ties with the fossil fuel industry? In this episode of the Stanford SciCast, your hosts Ruby Gates and Vrinda Sur…
 
This week, Ben Franta joins the show to talk about his latest paper, "Weaponizing Economics: Big oil, economic consultants, and climate policy delay”. He explains how fossil fuel companies knew for decades that their product was warming the planet and instead of investing in new energy options, leveraged economic experts to help slow necessary acti…
 
This week we're sponsored by... ourselves! We're looking for launch partners for our new product. If you'd like more info, get in touch here. COP 26 is just a few weeks away and climate change is a central focus at the UN General Assembly's gatherings this month. So this week, we bring you a special edition: 🍃 The geopolitics of energy: how the tra…
 
For the world to have a decent chance of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees, 90 per cent of remaining coal reserves and 60% of unexploited oil and gas have to stay in the ground. These are the stark findings of carbon budget research by scientists at University College London. Dan Welsby spells out the details to Roland Pease.Virologis…
 
Burning fossil fuels is a major contributor to climate change. However, these materials continue to be our major source of energy and they dominate the global energy system. A new study published in the Nature journal has assessed the quantity of fossil fuels that need to be left in the ground, both regionally and globally, to allow for a 50 per ce…
 
In this week’s episode, host Kristin Hayes talks with Joseph E. Aldy about fossil fuel subsidies—an area that Aldy has researched extensively and a subject that has been rekindled in the policy dialogue after President Joe Biden suggested removing such subsidies when he released his American Jobs Plan in April this year. But this somewhat amorphous…
 
What some labor unions want in a clean energy economy. We'll also talk to the engineer the president has tasked with making sure fossil fuel communities aren't left behind. Pa. is a step closer to putting a price on carbon. Plus, a little clover makes a big move off the Endangered Species list. News about fracking waste and the Clean Water Act.…
 
Join us for an urgent discussion on the rise of the far right and what it means for the battle against climate change.Fossil-fueled technologies were born in the soot-covered pits of British colonialism and have held onto their racist legacy to this day. As the burning of carbon makes climate related catastrophe a near weekly occurrence, Fossil cap…
 
About the Episode In the first episode of season two, We Need to Talk about Eco-Anxiety, Clover embarks on a journey to learn more about how our production and use of energy contributes both to the climate crisis, and the rise of eco-anxiety. First up, Clover sits down with activist Aneesa Khan to understand more how the lies told by the fossil fue…
 
On This Green Earth , Nell and Chris speak with Deeda Seed, Public Lands Senior Campaigner for the Center for Biological Diversity. The Utah Clean Infrastructure Coalition recently release a report documenting that since 2009, $109 million in funding intended for rural Utah communities has been spent on fossil fuel projects. The Coalition is a coll…
 
An international team of researchers has discovered that an outbreak of Ebola in Guinea in February this year was the result of re-activated Ebola virus in someone who’d been infected at least five years ago during the earlier large Ebola epidemic that swept through Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. This means the virus can remain dormant in some E…
 
[Intro: 12:43]Journalist, activist, and author Eric Laursen joins me to discuss his recent book ‘The Operating System: An Anarchist Theory of the Modern State,’ published through AK Press.Anarchism presents a unique challenge to State power. Since it emerged as a coherent political and social movement in the 18th and 19th centuries, anarchists of v…
 
The Insurance regulator IRDAI has recently extended the validity of two Corona-specific policies - Corona Kavach and Corona Rakshak - till March-2022. Tune in to the discussion between Keerthi Sanagasetti, Research Analyst, and Sai Prabhakar, Principal Research Analyst, to know the features of these policies and whether it is worth signing up for o…
 
This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the new proposed $12,500 EV incentive in the US, the Tesla FSD Beta v10 update, Lucid breaking 500-mile range barrier, our first look at the VW ID.4 AWD and more. Sponsored by Electrify America: Discover all the new and in…
 
Do voter identification laws ensure secure and trustworthy elections, or are they a way for political parties to manipulate the democratic process in their favor? At a September 8 debate in New York City hosted by the Soho Forum, Eliza Sweren-Becker from New York University's Brennan Center for Justice argued that state legislators are using arbitr…
 
The small farmers' lack of access to loans from the formal financial sector is often cited as a key reason for distress and suicides. What difference can the ability to borrow from the organised sector make? There are now a raft of new startups that want to lend to farmers. Will the farmers truly benefit from the increasing financialisation of the …
 
In this inaugural event of a 4-part series marking the 20th anniversary of 9/11, artists, lawyers and scholars will be reflecting on the impact of the post-9/11 “global security” framework on communities fighting for their rights to be, to move, to believe and to resist.From the indefinite detention of Muslim men in Guantanamo, to the unending repr…
 
The road to solar glory has been littered with failed companies -- the ones you may know (Solyndra) and hundreds you probably do not. Will the burgeoning hydrogen space follow a similar bumpy road? Hydrogen is at a similar phase of market and technological maturity, with similar levels of hype. In this episode, Shayle talks to Raffi Garabedian, the…
 
Abandoned Australians, Cultural Restitution and Human Rights Accountability Discussion with Geoffrey Robertson QC on how Australia’s COVID response, including its border closure to citizens abroad, has violated human rights and Geoffrey’s petition on behalf of abandoned Australians before the Human Rights Committee. We also discuss the lack of cons…
 
An international team of researchers has discovered that an outbreak of Ebola in Guinea in February this year was the result of re-activated Ebola virus in someone who’d been infected at least five years ago during the earlier large Ebola epidemic that swept through Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. This means the virus can remain dormant in some E…
 
Protecting a pristine glacial lake in Erie County from invasive species takes painstaking work. Author Doug Tallamy wants people to plant their yards with native species that feed the ecosystem. Pittsburgh opens two new parks, one with a public art installation that makes visible the history of water and flooding. A climate change training for comm…
 
As building professionals and policymakers, it is our responsibility to integrate equity into our work. But how do we ensure equity is being addressed in a comprehensive manner? Fortunately, the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) has developed a framework for local government decision makers to serve as a guide for ensuring equity in the…
 
Today we take a look at things that are often overlooked, but can add up to big solutions for the climate. One of them is air conditioning. What's its role in greenhouse gas emissions? And what are alternative ways to cool ourselves as the planet heats up? And we venture to Ireland to hear why peatlands are actually a huge deal when it comes to the…
 
In the jungles of the Brazilian Amazon, groups of farmers and their families get by on what they can grow with the land beneath their feet. They're known in Brazil as “landless workers,” a social movement with the goal of increasing land access and ownership for the country’s rural poor. These landless workers -- sometimes called land guardians or …
 
Join us for a book launch discussion of the nature of the police project and its rootedness in racial capitalism and settler colonialism.Join David Correia, Melanie K Yazzi, Tyler Wall and Julie Sze in a discussion that will explore that idea that police and police violence are modes of environment-making. The police project, in order to fabricate …
 
Facebook’s CEO has spoken about changing the social media platform into a “metaverse” company and he’s pledged billions to the cause. The metaverse is a term Silicon Valley uses for the next stage of the internet: a world in which all activities are conducted in an immersive Virtual Reality environment. But would Zoom-weary humans want to live in s…
 
Today, only 15 percent of land and 7 percent of our ocean are protected. Nature needs more. The science is very clear – to prevent a mass extinction crisis, support a growing global population, and address climate change, we must conserve at least 30% of the planet by 2030. ...So why now? The science is very, very clear - If we act now we can limit…
 
In 2008, Hassan Diab was a sociology professor at Carleton University in Ottawa when he was arrested and accused of involvement in the 1980 bombing of a Paris synagogue. After a lengthy extradition hearing, in 2014, Diab was handed over to France where he was imprisoned, largely in solitary confinement, for over 3 years. In 2018, the charges were d…
 
A lot of folks are quitting their jobs. Nobody wants to work for you anymore. But what jobs are we going to get? This week, we're discussing what it would be like if we changed careers, but in a fun way. Yeah. Fun. Topics include: The Circle, The Patch Adams Scale, Tiny Anthropomorphic Body Cells, Hoping Someone Will Write a Dark Story About Me Som…
 
Hurricane Ida slammed into multiple states last week. It was a Category 4 storm with winds above 150 mph and rainfall rates that broke records. A warmer world may have made hurricane Ida a stronger storm. On This Green Earth , Dr. Jason Evans, Executive Director of the Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience and Associate Professor of Envi…
 
On This Green Earth , Nell and Chris talk about why our overnight lows are not so low anymore. Across the continental US this summer it was unusually hot, particularly at night. Overnight lows were the warmest on record for every state on the west coast and parts of the northeast. Utah experienced its warmest summer nights on record, with nighttime…
 
About the Episode In the third episode of season two, We Need to Talk about Eco-Anxiety, Clover explores our world of plastic and its impact on people and the planet. First up, Clover meets Melati Wijsen, founder of Bye Bye Plastic Bags. Melati explains why our oceans are drowning in plastic, and how that could gravely impact all life on this plane…
 
Freshworks — a Chennai- and Silicon Valley-based Software as a Service (SaaS) provider has filed for IPO in the US. SaaS has been around for a while now. The software itself is considered a service industry. So, what is SaaS? Here's all you need to know... Listen in. Read the full explainer here --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/busine…
 
Join Dissenters and Rampant Magazine to discuss abolition, imperialism, and building a movement for our global liberation.While the United States sends drones and drops bombs in the Middle East and Africa, militarized police at home are killing Black people and filling detention centers on the Mexico border. These are two sides of the same imperial…
 
Mark McKinnon is a former political strategist and the creator and co-host of The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth on Showtime. In this episode, McKinnon explains why he is worried about the state of American democracy, gerrymandering, partisanship, the politicians he believes could lead a reform movement, and why despite his man…
 
The federal government set a tougher target for reducing domestic emissions in 2020 yet the full extent of Canada’s contribution to the climate crisis remains hidden from view. Fraser Thomson is a lawyer at Ecojustice whose work focuses on the impact of fossil fuel operations on communities and the environment. He talks with us about the oil, gas a…
 
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