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Let's make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR.
 
Escape the daily grind and immerse yourself in the natural world. Rich in imagery, sound, and information, BirdNote inspires you to notice the world around you. Join us for daily two-minute stories about birds, the environment, and more.
 
Let's look at life through the lens of our ancestors. Our instincts were shaped by their struggles in an environment much different than our current environment. Our instincts haven't changed much but our environment has changed dramatically. We blend the science of evolutionary psychology with the clinical experience of Doug Lisle, PhD to explore common problems and stumbling points in our pursuit of happiness. New episodes come out Wednesdays at 8:30 PST. If you have a question or comment, ...
 
Sustainability Defined is the podcast that defines sustainability, one concept (and bad joke) at a time. Hosts Scott Breen and Jay Siegel explore a new topic each episode with the help of an expert in the field. Each concept falls into one of seven sectors -- Energy, Cities, Natural Environment, Transportation, Business, Policy, and Social -- and is visually represented in a Sustainability Tree found at www.sustainabilitydefined.com.
 
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.
 
Keep up with the latest scientific developments and breakthroughs in this award winning weekly podcast from the team at New Scientist, the world’s most popular weekly science and technology magazine. Each discussion centers around three of the most fascinating stories to hit the headlines each week. From technology, to space, health and the environment, we share all the information you need to keep pace.
 
Discussing solutions to the issues of modernity: > How to integrate technologies of the future and stories from the past to develop a sustainable path forward? > Are there current educational systems which can be better used to inspire critical and creative thought? > What effect does the internet have as mediator to our relationships of self, of community, and of environment?
 
We are seeing an ever-increasing burden of chronic disease, primarily driven by our food and food system. This is perpetuated by agricultural, food and health care policies that don’t support health. We need to rethink disease and reimagine a food system and a health care system the protects health, unburdens the economy from the weight of obesity and chronic disease, protects the environment, helps reverse climate change and creates a nation of healthy children and citizens. This podcast is ...
 
Lewis Black is providing you the opportunity to get whatever the hell is bothering you off your chest! Night after night on the road, Black delivers his wildly popular The Rant Is Due livestream where citizens of the world write in to tell him whatever is pissing them off. Lewis Black's Rantcast channels that anger in ways only a man whose devoted his entire life to ranting can do. The tirades are sometimes big. They are sometimes small. But when filtered through the comedic mind of Black in ...
 
Created and hosted by award-winning journalist Farai Chideya, Our Body Politic is unapologetically centered on reporting on not just how women of color experience the major political events of today, but how they're impacting those very issues. Weekly episodes feature in-depth conversations about the economy, health, politics, education, the environment, and the most prescient issues—because all issues are women's issues. Tune in every Friday everywhere you listen to podcasts, and on public ...
 
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Shannon Crooker of the Sustainable Energy Fund joins Host Dave Coyne for a discussion on how the goals of energy efficiency, diversity and sustainability are finally being made real for businesses by the Fund’s innovative financing tools and support programs. Shannon shares her background and passion for environmental stewardship, and describes the…
 
This week's episode is the first in a series all about the change-making power of different entities like corporations, political parties, and NGOs. To start out we discuss the oxymoron that is "green capitalism" and concludes by discussing solutions.0:00- Introduction5:14- Defining capitalism and its pros and cons26:12- Alternatives to traditional…
 
Modernizing the U.S. Energy System: Opportunities, Challenges, and the Path Forward Find out more about the briefings in this series below: June 04 Towards the Energy System of Tomorrow June 11 Modernizing America’s Transmission Network June 18 Leveraging Grid Edge Integration for Resilience & Decarbonization Our live webcasts will be streamed at 1…
 
Gernot Wagner, Clinical Associate Professor at New York University and former economist at the Environmental Defense Fund, shared his thoughts on the impact of politics on climate policy in the newest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the H…
 
This year approximately 42 million people will experience food insecurity in the United States, a perverse number when put in context to the surplus of food many of us have access to. In this week’s episode, we look at the work of Virginia Free Farm with guest Amyrose Foll. By providing free produce, plants, seeds, chicken, and ducks Virginia Free …
 
Your Forest Podcast by Matthew Kristoff The Trouble With Wilderness with Ben Cosgrove Episode highlight Ben Cosgrove is a travelling composer-performer whose music explores themes of landscape, place, and environment. He has held artist residencies and fellowships with institutions including the National Park Service, the National Forest Service, H…
 
The Future Of Medicine: Precision And Personalization | This episode is brought to you by TrueDark, BiOptimizers, and HigherDOSE It’s an exciting time to be in medicine, as we watch technological advances completely change the way we understand the body. There are revolutions happening on multiple levels: the “omics” revolution that looks at the in…
 
Background Music for Sleep, Meditation, Relaxation, Massage, Yoga, Studying and Therapy Please wear a mask, wash your hands and practice social distancing. I want everyone to be around to enjoy my music for a long time! Thanks. Hi everyone my name is Jim Butler and welcome to Deep Energy Podcast 636 - Vibrational Meditations in G. If you would like…
 
Did you know that the rubber chicken is not just the mascot for the Rantcast, he is also an accredited member of the press? Along with many news outlets, the rubber chicken can officially report that, in a huge surprise, rich people do not pay taxes. The bird’s usual beat is natural resources, and while attending a House committee meeting, he witne…
 
The global coffee market is valued at over $450 billion a year and supports the economies of several tropical countries. About 100 million farmers depend upon coffee for their livelihoods. Coffee bushes grow best in a narrow range of temperatures. The existing coffee market is dominated by two species Coffea arabica and Coffea canephora, the latter…
 
Background Music for Sleep, Meditation, Relaxation, Massage, Yoga, Studying and Therapy Please wear a mask, wash your hands and practice social distancing. I want everyone to be around to enjoy my music for a long time! Thanks. Hi everyone my name is Jim Butler and welcome to Deep Energy Podcast 635 - Vibrational Meditation in F. If you would like …
 
The boys are joined by the boy genius himself, Harman Dayal of the Athletic Vancouver! Harman breaks down a tricky offseason ahead for the Canucks, as well as his thoughts about the coaching changes in Vancouver. Andy, Hassan and Ace have a round table about when the right time it is to go all-in and compare different teams across the NHL. Use prom…
 
The lifecycle of sea turtles includes a longstanding mystery, often called the “lost years”. Turtles hatching from nests along Florida’s Atlantic coast head into the ocean and are generally not seen again for several years before they return in their adolescence. Very little is known about where they spend this time in the open ocean. Researchers a…
 
U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will soon meet face-to-face for the first time in 10 years. Much has changed in the world -- and in Putin himself. Understanding Vladimir Putin's playbook in a Biden presidency. Ambassador Michael McFaul, Nina Khrushcheva, Andrew Weiss and Ambassador John Bolton join Meghna Chakrabarti.…
 
Underweight, Overtired, And Malnourished: How To Get Your Health Back On Track | This episode is sponsored by Tushy and Cozy Earth The sad reality is that Americans suffer from massive nutritional deficiencies and our food is primarily to blame. These nutrient deficiencies are showing up in underweight and overweight people alike. Aside from a redu…
 
In recent years, there have been efforts to change the nature of wood to give it new properties. People have demonstrated so-called augmented wood with integrated electronics, energy storage capabilities, and other properties. Several different groups of researchers have developed wood that is actually transparent. In 2016, researchers at KTH Royal…
 
Dan Raven-Ellison has come up with some pretty inventive ways of getting people to see what’s already remarkable about their environment and to see the potential to make it way better. We’re not just talking about the environment as a place that’s out there somewhere. He’s often talking about where most of us live – the city. One example of his abi…
 
It’s the most successful website in the world, but many of us feel icky about using it. Is Amazon terrible for the planet or is it just, y’know, big? And if it is bad, is it any worse than thousands of little shops selling crap we don’t need? Amazon’s climate pledges and earnest sustainability marketing notwithstanding, we put our “we don’t trust J…
 
Background Music for Sleep, Meditation, Relaxation, Massage, Yoga, Studying and Therapy Please wear a mask, wash your hands and practice social distancing. I want everyone to be around to enjoy my music for a long time! Thanks. Hi everyone my name is Jim Butler and welcome to Deep Energy Podcast 634 - When the Stars Align. This was originally Deep …
 
We are joined by Christoph Kittel from the University of Liège in Belgium to discuss Ella and Chris’ recent paper ‘Surface Melt and Runoff on Antarctic Ice Shelves at 1.5°C, 2°C, and 4°C of Future Warming’, published in Geophysical Research Letters. Ella and Chris’ paper: https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2020GL091733 Chris and co…
 
Background Music for Sleep, Meditation, Relaxation, Massage, Yoga, Studying and Therapy Please wear a mask, wash your hands and practice social distancing. I want everyone to be around to enjoy my music for a long time! Thanks. Hi everyone my name is Jim Butler and welcome to Deep Energy Podcast 633 - A Deeper Soul Meditation. This was originally D…
 
Farai Chideya welcomes the co-hosts of The Double Shift podcast on Sippin’ the Political Tea to talk about the impact the pandemic had on moms’ mental health, and how they can begin to recover. New York Times Opinion columnist Jamelle Bouie shares his views on the latest voting rights legislation, and why he decided to take full parental leave this…
 
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