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Cities around the world are bracing for a growth spurt. With over half of the global population living in urban centers, and another 2.5 billion ex...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Cities around the world are bracing for a growth spurt. With over half of the global population living in urban centers, and another 2.5 billion ex...

Bought by KSQD Santa Cruz, Maine Public Radio, and KBBI


  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 3
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What should you be reading this summer—and how should you be reading it?

  • Added: Jul 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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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 KSQD Santa Cruz, KUMD, WMUU-LP, KBBI, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 6
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The Green New Deal is shaking up climate politics in Washington. The resolution’s ambitious clean energy goals are championed by several leading De...

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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 KCPW, WGCU, NPR Illinois, and KUNM


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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PG&E has had a bad few years. A series of record-breaking wildfires culminating with 2018’s devastating Camp Fire propelled the California utility ...

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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PG&E has had a bad few years. A series of record-breaking wildfires culminating with 2018’s devastating Camp Fire propelled the California utility ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KFCF FM, WLPR, KVMR, KUMD and more


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 6
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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How far would you go to make your voice heard on climate change? College student Tim DeChristopher disrupted an auction for oil and gas leases - an...

Bought by NPR Now, KVMR, KUMD, WMUU-LP, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 5
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Former Senator Jeff Flake and the New York Times’ Bret Stephens argue the motion, “The Republican Party Should Not Re-Nominate Trump.” They face Kr...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, WGCU, NPR Illinois, KCPW, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Despite having the top-selling luxury car in 2018, and a loyal if not rabid customer base, Tesla has been facing major challenges. In August, maver...

Bought by KUOW, WMRA, MPR News Stations, KUMD, WLPR and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Will Free Speech Save Social Media?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
How should the world's largest social media companies respond to a pernicious online climate, including hate speech and false content posted by use...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, KISU, NPR Illinois, and WGCU


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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
Caption: Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War With China, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
President Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in tech and AI, China has plans to surp...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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 KUHF, KFCF FM, NPR Now, KUOW, KHSU and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 9
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Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefro...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KFOI Radio, NPR Now, KVMR, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefro...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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
Caption: Ten Years After The Global Financial Crisis, Is The System Safer? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In 2008, the world witnessed one of the worst financial crises in global history. Ten years later, has the world learned its lesson? Panelists deba...

Bought by KRWG, WGCU, NPR Illinois, Interlochen Public Radio, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The math is clear: lowering greenhouse gas emissions is not enough to keep the earth below 1.5 degrees Celsius of post-industrial warming. The late...

Bought by KBBI, KVMR, Gallatin Valley Community Radio, WKAR, KVSC and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
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We’re making a list (and checking it twice) of 2018’s biggest climate stories, with the help of Vox reporter David Roberts. Roberts noted that whil...

Bought by KZYX, NPR Now, and Boise State Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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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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From fires and floods to hurricanes and hot temperatures, 2018 put climate on the front page in ways it hadn’t been before. Yet amidst the disrupti...

Bought by KZYX, WXXI, WKAR, NPR Now, KUHF and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 10