Best Environment podcasts (Updated November 2017; image)
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Costing the Earth
Monthly+
 
Programme looking at man's effect on the environment and how the environment reacts, questioning accepted truths, challenging those in charge and reporting on progress towards improving the world
 
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Environment : NPR
Daily
 
Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic.
 
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Environment and Climate News Podcast
 
The Heartland Institute podcast featuring scientists, authors, and policy experts who take the non-alarmist, climate-realist position on environment and energy policy. Hosted by H. Sterling Burnett and Isaac Orr.
 
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PRI: Living on Earth
Weekly
 
Living on Earth is a weekly news and information program from PRI about the world's changing environment, ecology, and human health. If there's something new about global warming, climate change, environmental politics or environmental quality and human health, you can count on Host Steve Curwood and the LOE public radio news team to keep you up to date with fair and accurate coverage.
 
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Greenpeace Podcast
Monthly
 
The Greenpeace Podcast brings you sound-rich environmental stories that travel across borders. Engaging listeners through storytelling, this podcast builds environmental literacy in a way that inspires, amuses and empowers. Listen to monthly 15 minute episodes that break down some of today's hottest and most controversial environmental issues.Greenpeace is an independent, campaigning organisation which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to f ...
 
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Insider Podcast
Rare
 
Stay updated on our latest news with your mp3 player
 
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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
 
Every Thursday, a new episode of Living Planet brings you environment stories from around the world, digging deeper into topics that touch our lives every day. The prize-winning, weekly half-hour radio magazine and podcast is produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster - visit dw.com/environment for more.
 
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The Environment Report
Weekly+
 
Michigan Radio's "The Environment Report" hosted by Rebecca Williams explores the relationship between the natural world and the everyday lives of people in Michigan. New episodes every Tuesday and Thursday.
 
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FOR THE WILD
Monthly
 
This weekly hour-long program is a forum for powerful conversations with the philosophers, scientists, activists, healers, artists and others who are leading the movements to restore our beleaguered planet to its natural balance. The show deals with the most urgent questions facing the next generation of Earth stewards. How do we reverse ecological damages and create a culture of regeneration? How do we confront the psychological challenges of an uncertain future, while healing the age-old w ...
 
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The Global Energy & Environmental Law Podcast
 
A discussion of global and local environmental law issues. Produced by the University of South Dakota School of Law and the International Environmental Law Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association. Hosted by Professor Myanna Dellinger
 
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Sea Change Radio
Weekly
 
Sea Change Radio is a nationally syndicated weekly radio show and podcast covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability.
 
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Podcasts – Green Planet Monitor
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.
 
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Earthwise
Monthly
 
Every Earthwise programme features a discussion on conservation, environment or peace with justice. The interview might be with a local Cantabrian, with someone in a different part of the country, or a distinguished person from overseas.Broadcast on the first and third Monday evening at 9pm repeated the following Wednesday at 9:30am.The choice of topics varies considerably. Earthwise hopes that people who are especially interested in conservation will also find peace with justice issues inte ...
 
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Terra Informa
Monthly+
 
Weekly environmental news on Canadian community radio
 
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Nature's Past: A Podcast of the Network in Canadian History and Environment
 
A monthly discussion about the environmental history community and research in Canada.
 
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Environment
Weekly+
 
Assorted stories from WUWM-FM
 
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Environment
Weekly+
 
Stories about the environment focused on the Pacific Northwest, with many from KNKX's Environment reporter, Bellamy Pailthorp.
 
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Environment China
Monthly+
 
Environment China is a bi-weekly podcast from the Beijing Energy Network (BEN), a grassroots organization created to help understand and tackle China’s energy and environmental challenges. The podcast features conversations with advocates, entrepreneurs, and experts and aims to highlight innovative solutions for improving China’s environment. We explore how they do their work, what strategies and solutions they have found, and why now is the right time for real and positive progress for Chin ...
 
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Episode 2 of 3 of our miniseries on COP23 in Bonn, Germany. Our Chinese-language episodes will be returning in the following week. Maybe you’ve heard of the Paris Agreement, the Kyoto Protocol, or even the ignominious Copenhagen summit. But only the most selfless, committed among us stay tuned-in to the UN climate negotiations through the thric ...…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Watching the giant parade balloons being filled on the day before Thanksgiving has become part of New York's holiday celebration.
 
Here at Sea Change Radio, we are truly thankful to all the guests who take the time to share their thoughts with us. And since it’s Thanksgiving week, we decided to dig into our archives from earlier in the year. First, we speak to Hawaiian-based bicycle maker, Barret Werk, who uses bamboo, the strongest grass around, to make his bike frames. T ...…
 
The public comment period ends next month on a federal proposal to nearly triple visitor fees to the nation’s most popular national parks. Those include Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks where visitors would pay $70 in peak months (up from $25) starting this May. Washington Senator Maria Cantwell convened a group of outdoor enthusiasts t ...…
 
A protective ban on importing the spoils of trophy hunting is under review.
 
We’ve heard a lot about honeybees and how important they are as pollinators. But bumblebees pollinate wildflowers and crops, too, and some kinds of bumblebees are in trouble.By emmacwin@umich.edu (Emma Winowiecki).
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
The home to a multimillion dollar oyster industry is threatened by industrial and agricultural pollution.
 
Hurricane Harvey's deluge left some homeowners and politicians wondering whether the whole system for predicting floods is any good. Scientists are hoping better data can lead to better flood maps.
 
Gypsy moths are back in Washington State – with a vengeance. Officials at the Washington State Department of Agriculture say they’re evaluating options after the agency’s annual trapping program caught 117 of the invasive species this summer – the highest number in more than 20 years. It’s normal for Agriculture technicians to find one or two g ...…
 
BONUS Episode from Environment China! How many cops does it take to screw in a climate lightbulb? At least 23? This last week, Bonn, Germany, hosted the 23rd "Conference of the Parties" (COP23) -- the latest iteration of the UN climate negotiations that have dragged on since the early 1990s. Over two weeks, as national delegations from around t ...…
 
For decades, Tulsa planned carefully and imposed regulations to prevent the kind of devastating floods that used to make national headlines. Now other cities are noticing.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Increasing levels of acidity in our oceans could have a serious impact on the oyster industry.
 
AFRICOM , established in 2007, is short for The United States Africa Command, one of nine unified combatant commands of the United States Armed Forces
 
The recent drought in the West forced people to take a hard look at how they use water. In Colorado, some farmers tried an experiment: make their water more expensive without hurting business.
 
Washington’s Department of Ecology has a plan to spend nearly $113 million on cleaner transportation technologies. The money is part of the state’s settlement with Volkswagen after the German car manufacturer was caught installing illegal software on many of its diesel vehicles to cheat on emissions tests.…
 
'America’s Pledge' to Paris / Moving Forward at COP23 Climate Summit / Trump Pumps Alaskan Gas Deal / Beyond The Headlines / The Rights of Nature: A Legal Revolution That Could Save the World / BirdNote: Birds of Paradise
 
Western scientists say they may never know the source of the cloud of ruthenium-106 that hovered over Europe last month. But what little data there is suggests a research facility inside Russia.
 
While Spanish and Italian growers worry heat will dry out vines, in Germany, warming has made for better Rieslings. And one scientist says they couldn't be making red wine so good otherwise.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
They're an important shellfish, both for their environmental and economic value.
 
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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
 
There's only so much CO2 we can release before we push the global temperature above 2 degrees – what scientists call our carbon budget. Do we stand a chance of weaning ourselves off fossil fuels in time?
 
Because of the Flint water crisis, several Michigan cities are making long term plans to replace old lead water pipes that connect homes to the water main. That is good for public health, but well-meaning municipal water operators can actually make lead exposure worse if they’re not careful. There’s a mix of lead and copper pipes buried near th ...…
 
Over the past three months, KNKX has hosted a series of weekly interviews about the iconic waterway that includes Puget Sound and extends into British Columbia. Return to the Salish Sea took listeners to locations all around the shores of this shared ecosystem to hear from people who are deeply connected to it and concerned about its future.…
 
Delegates to the annual international climate meeting held by the U.N. are struggling to forge a unified approach to slowing climate change. Meanwhile, emissions of greenhouse gases keep rising.
 
This week on For The Wild we are honored to have environmentalist activist, economist, writer, orator, Winona LaDuke. LaDuke is a living embodiment of earth activism and Indigenous sovereignty and longtime inspiration of the For The Wild team. •As the founder and executive director of Honor the Earth, Winona is fighting against pipelines while ...…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Around the world, people are being poisoned by naturally occurring toxins in their drinking water.
 
Which company has a greener supply chain in China: Apple or Dell? Mobike or Ofo? Puma or Nike? China is often referred to as the “workshop of the world,” producing around a quarter of the world’s manufacturing output by value. But along with China’s rapid industrialization and modernization have come grave environmental impacts — the result, in ...…
 
Researchers say there's huge potential for harnessing ocean waves to create electricity. The Energy Department is backing one effort in Oregon.
 
The island is a major center for drug and medical device manufacturing. After Hurricane Maria, those products, including small IV bags, are running short throughout the U.S.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Volcanoes could be giving us clues to when they'll erupt, if we knew how to listen to them.
 
Are people’s investment and buying decisions fueled by beneficence or are they simply selfish acts? This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, Joel Solomon, believes that the future of our economic well-being hinges upon our ability to recognize, develop, and reward inherent altruism. We discuss Solomon’s new book, The Clean Money Revolution: Reinv ...…
 
The federal government’s latest special report on climate change directly contradicts the Trump administration’s policies. Hundreds of pages long, the report outlines the latest science and states that humans are the main cause of planetary warming.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
A local wild-salmon advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against Cooke Aquaculture in U.S. District Court in Seattle. The Wild Fish Conservancy says the Canadian company must be held responsible for the collapse of its net pen in Deepwater Bay off Cyprus Island this summer.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
Tom Heap is in Bonn for the United Nations annual climate change discussions.It is the first year with Donald Trump in power as president of the United States of America and Tom will be exploring what impact his climate stance will have on the conference talks and any future agreements.Tom's guests are Lou Leonard, senior vice president of clim ...…
 
One of the things Flint’s water operators got in trouble for was falsifying records; for saying the city was testing homes at the highest risk of having elevated lead levels when it was not. But records obtained by Michigan Radio show Flint is not the only city in the state that tested the wrong homes over the years and potentially underestimat ...…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
You don't want coal ash to end up in a water supply.
 
NPR's Elise Hu speaks with Anumita Roychowdhury, executive director at the Center for Science and Environment in New Delhi. She talks about how the air pollution is so bad, United Airlines had to cancel flights over the weekend, factories had to be shut down and schools had to close at one point.
 
Hurricane Harvey caused industrial facilities to release an extra 5.98 million pounds of air pollution. Some people who live and work near the plants are frustrated with the federal response.
 
If you trek to Mount Rainier National Park every summer to catch the spectacular display of wildflowers, take note: In the future, some flower species may bloom earlier while others could disappear altogether, according to a study from the University of Washington.By pwissel@knkx.org (Paula Wissel).
 
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is in Bonn, Germany, this week for the United Nations latest conference on climate change. He’s part of a panel of local leaders talking about sub-national strategies for meeting commitments made in the Paris agreement, even after the U.S. withdrawal.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
The Salish Sea is home to more than three thousand species. Among them are 253 fish, 172 birds, 38 mammals and two reptiles.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
After the Flint crisis, GOP Gov. Snyder wants to adopt stricter rules regarding lead in water. He's pushing state regulators to change the federal rule because Republican state lawmakers won't do it.
 
On Halloween night, Terra Informa went LIVE for our Fundrive episode, where we helped the station surpass its $105,000 fundraising goal! Thanks so much to our amazing donors. If you missed hearing the show live, or just loved it so much that you need to listen to it again, we've got you covered. And the best part? This episode is all about bugs.…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
If you think water with the least traces of minerals in it tastes best, you're in for a surprise.
 
When a particularly scenic shot gains traction on Instagram, visitors flood in. Travel photographer Brent Knepper tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that can lead to permanent changes in the landscape.
 
US Hails Atomic Power At Climate COP23 / Zapping the Electric Car Tax Credit / The Antarctic & New York City Floods / Nat Geo’s New Exploration of People, Places & Planet / The Earth Is My Witness
 
“It's taken us a short time to change the nature of nature. In my lifetime, there has been more change than during all preceding human history put together.” This episode we speak with Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, called "Her Deepness" by the New Yorker and the New York Times, "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress, and first "Hero for the Planet" ...…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
The recipe for an enlivening cityscape? A good mix of blue and green.
 
There are several federal agencies in charge of trying to control Asian carp, and they just came out with their latest report to Congress on how those efforts are going.By emmacwin@umich.edu (Emma Winowiecki).
 
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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
 
As the 23rd annual UN climate conference kicked off in Bonn this week, the message from small island states was loud and clear: 1.5 to stay alive. At COP23, Living Planet spoke with Pacific Islanders, climate activists and indigenous peoples campaigning for urgent climate action:
 
In Shanxi Province, coal is big business and a source of identity. Now China is closing and consolidating its coal mines under state ownership, and the region has not figured out how to rebound.
 
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