Earth Day Podcasts

Earth Day Podcasts

From green thumbs to green jobs to the Animal Kingdom, these soundwaves will carry you through some of the most exhilarating facets of Earth.

Episodes

April 18, 2022 41 mins
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More than 770 million people around the world are living without access to clean water—including in communities throughout the United States. The challenges this creates to public health, economic opportunity, education, and gender equality are astounding, and the crisis of water inequity is only growin...
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"To help you celebrate Earth Day, Bill Nye discusses some unexpected ways we can save our environment, including raising the standard of living for women and girls. Then, you’ll learn about why spicy solar panels capture more sunlight — with a little help from capsaicin.
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"🌍 Let's kick off our Earth Day celebration by learning about its origins. 📝 Then, we're joined by Callie Broaddus, the founder of Reserva: The Youth Land Trust, the first entirely youth-funded nature reserve to learn about the organization and to get involved to save the environment! &#x...
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"Breathing clean air is every child's human right," says grassroots campaigner Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah, sharing the heartbreaking story of her seven-year-old daughter, Ella Roberta, whose asthma was triggered to a fatal point by air pollution. Now, Adoo-Kissi-Debrah is on a mission to raise awareness ...
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"A brief and rapidly closing window of opportunity” is how a new major climate change report from the UN described the effect of rising emissions. Already 40% of the world's population is "highly vulnerable" to the impacts, according to the latest report from the International Panel on Clima...
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It’s our last episode of the season and we’re looking back at the many lessons plants have taught us about being better humans. Join Mango as he talks to fitness guru and garden geek Mark Peacock about the resiliency of plants. We also call up designer, lifestyle influencer and CEO of The Little MarketLaure...
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"We know climate change is a real threat to our planet, but we hear a lot less about the threat it poses to public health. That’s why this week, Chelsea is sitting down with two people who have tackled this head on: Jane Fonda, who has used her powerful platform to engage people across generations ...
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In 1973, when Arab countries cut off petroleum exports to the US, the price of oil quadrupled. People couldn't get access to gasoline. The economy shrunk.

The Arab oil embargo was framed almost entirely as a supply problem. But a few years later, a 28-year-old physicist named Amory Lovins published an article...

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"Do you know where your food comes from? In today’s world, it’s easy to be disconnected from the meals on your plate. But when you take the time to look around, there are so many opportunities to source your food locally. Sometimes you can even find it in your own backyard. In this episode, Alicia ...
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This week, Marcos talks with Jenny O’Dell, an artist and author of the book, “How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy.” O’Dell talks about birdwatching, the repose of Oakland’s bustling Morcom Rose Garden and why seeing a Wilson’s Warbler always puts her in a good mood.

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"The world is made up of living and nonliving things that are all hanging out together in different configurations. The stuff that's hanging out together in Yellowstone — wolves and porcupines and Douglas firs and mayflies and geysers and snowstorms — are different than what you'd find in the Everglades be...
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"President Biden’s American Jobs Plan promises big investments in the clean-energy economy, including clean energy workforce and education programs. Economic progress and clean climate action are inextricably linked.
But how can we make sure that those dollars go to communities of color who have already b...
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April 18, 2022 59 mins
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"The energy crisis caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the most serious since the oil shocks of the 1970s. Rising prices for oil, gas and coal are hitting living standards and putting people under financial strain around the world. We are facing some tough decisions about how to relieve hardship and ene...
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"Today we wrap up our discussion about common misconceptions. Today we discuss misconceptions about the Animal Kingdom.
Old elephants do not go to an elephant graveyard.
Bulls are not enraged by the color red.
Dogs do not sweat by salivating. They also sweat through the pads of their feet.
The phases of the mo...
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In a week of landmark environmental announcements, we ask: is it too late to halt the climate crisis? We also hear about plastic recycling in Nairobi, as a groundbreaking UN resolution is passed in that same city that could ban global plastic production. Plus, the slimy, green future of plant-based pro...
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The pandemic has changed the way we work and shop meaning a growing number of offices and retail outlets are empty. So, what do we do with them? Knock them down and start again or find a sustainable way to reuse them? The buzz word is ‘retrofit’: redesigning and refurbishing an existing building. Elsie Owusu is ...
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"As we make our way through the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a lot of talk of building back better and a new normal. We have heard campaigners and politicians talking about a green and fair recovery or a green new deal. But what do any of these things really mean? What parts of our society need to...
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