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From the Amazon to the Congo to California, our planet’s forests are being decimated. And along with them, the stability of our climate. Why? Becau...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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What should you have been reading this summer—and how should you have been be reading it?

  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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Nearly 25 percent of America’s electricity now comes from renewables, surpassing coal for the first time. Ten states, and Puerto Rico and Washingto...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Nearly 25 percent of America’s electricity now comes from renewables, surpassing coal for the first time. Ten states, and Puerto Rico and Washingto...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting, WLPR, Maine Public Radio, KBBI, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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The new climate reality means that even those living on a hill will be affected by flooding in the valley, and those living in the North will be af...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Produce, consume, discard; we all know the routine. Raw materials are extracted, produced into goods, and used -- sometimes only once -- before tur...

Bought by KWIT, WCQS, KSQD Santa Cruz, KUMD, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Is Engineering Solar Radiation a Crazy Idea?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Solar geoengineering, an ambitious set of experiments that aim to reduce the amount of sun and heat that reaches the planet, has gained momentum in...

Bought by Prairie Public, KCPW, WGCU, NPR Illinois, and KUNM


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: All Hail The Driverless Car? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
What if the next car you buy or taxi you hail drives itself? Driverless cars, also known as autonomous or self-driving vehicles, are currently in t...

Bought by WGCU, NPR Illinois, KISU, KUOW, and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

Bought by WCQS, KUHF, KFCF FM, NPR Now, KUOW and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Katharine Hayhoe, recipient of the 2018 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Science Communication
Many of us find it daunting to talk with our neighbors, colleagues and family members about climate change. But climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe ...

Bought by WCQS, KBBI, KVMR, MPR News Stations, NPR Now and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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We all know about the environmental and physical effects of climate change. But what about its impact on our mental health? Therapists report that ...

Bought by KVNF, KZYX, NPR Now, WLPR, and KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Are GMOs the answer to our planet’s food shortage? Or are they jeopardizing our health, crops and climate by creating a destructive cycle of Roundu...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WDET Detroit Public Radio, KWIT, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KUHF and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 9
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For many, belief in a higher power is the foundation of human consciousness and the soul of social, political, and scientific progress. Some claim,...

Bought by NPR Illinois, KISU, NPR Illinois, WNYC, WGCU and more


  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Have Dating Apps Killed Romance?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Every day millions of people turn to dating apps to find love. To date, more than 49 million Americans have given digital dating a try and the comp...

Bought by NPR Illinois, NPR Illinois, KTSW 89.9, WGCU, and Indie3 Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jane Goodall
World-renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall talks about her life’s work, the link between deforestation and climate change and wh...

Bought by KPIP-LP, RadioFreePalmer, KWIT, NPR Now, and WLPR


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Bill Nye, Television Host and Science Educator
As the Science Guy, television’s Bill Nye inspired a generation of children to love science as much as he does. But these days, he’s speaking to a ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WLPR, NPR Now, KCMJ Community Radio, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The Stephen Schneider Award, Credit: Ed Ritger
Science historian Naomi Oreskes, author of “Merchants of Doubt,” has had her share of hate mail from climate deniers. But she insists that “we can'...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: BigPharma Debate, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Health care costs in the U.S. are some 18 percent of GNP, nearly double what other rich countries spend. We read of drug therapies that cost $100,0...

Bought by NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WSKG, WQCS, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Debate: Should we trust the promise of artificial intelligence?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
As technology rapidly progresses, some proponents of artificial intelligence believe that it will help solve complex social challenges and offer im...

Bought by NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KERA, New Hampshire Public Radio, KGOU and more


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8