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This week on the show: Send in the bots! - Right now, hundreds of power plants around the world are splitting atoms. But when a reactor malfunc...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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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...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
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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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Medical Mushroom Maximized with Mark Gocke MD Functional Medicine/ Internal Medicine. We talk Mycelium Networks, Lions Mane, Cordyceps, Maitake, an...

  • Added: May 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:01
Caption: Hope (A Three Part Series)
Can hope co-exist with cataclysmic realities like climate change? We conclude our "Hope" series with a look at the future.

  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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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 KUHF, KFCF FM, NPR Now, KUOW, KHSU and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Should We Bring Extinct Creatures Back To Life? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Once a sci-fi fantasy explored in films like “Jurassic Park,” recent biological and technological breakthroughs indicate that reviving extinct crea...

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


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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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Climate change isn’t just an environmental problem – it’s also a health hazard. Air pollution and changing weather patterns give rise to heat-relat...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMXT, KWIT, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • 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
Caption: L-R: Bill Nye, Jane Goodall, Al Gore
Former Vice-President Al Gore, famed primatologist Jane Goodall, and TV scientist-turned-activist Bill Nye are three climate veterans who have lost...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 40:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Former UN climate negotiator Christiana Figueres credits Buddhist teachings both for helping her through a personal crisis, and for providing a sou...

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


  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 6
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A look at Data-Driven Global Warming and Sea-Level Rising Research with The Volo Foundation Co-Founder Thais Lopez Vogel. Thais Lopez Vogel joins M...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Sep 04, 2018
  • Length: 27:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Installing battery in Sterling
A story of 3 towns who find that storing solar energy in giant batteries is cheaper and safer than power plants.

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jun 24, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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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Richmond California is a working class town that grew up in the shadow of a Chevron refinery. The company ran both the economy – and the local gove...

Bought by KUOW, KUNM, WFAE, WAMU, WUTC and more


  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
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Biomass Renewable Energy is the Future and U.S. ECOGEN is leading the Global charge starting with Florida. Lets talk efficient fuel, Planting Eucal...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2018
  • Length: 26:52
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Red wing black birds, at least 6-10 in the surrounding marshy area near an east tributary to the Tolomato River, St. Augustine, FL. 3pm. Sunny. Hig...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 03:33
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Freight train off of US1, St. Augustine, FL. Recorded while driving in the car, window down, mic following along. Late afternoon. January 2017. EQ...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:04
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Landscape Ambience: a southern toad (buffo terrestris) singing solo over a chorus of toads and frogs that erupted after 3 weeks of rainfall. Northe...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:14
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Landscape Ambience: 11:45 pm, a chorus of toads and frogs erupted after 3 weeks of rainfall. St. Augustine, Northeast Florida. Original clip. EQ,...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 11:47
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Field recording of Hurricane Irma just as it was hitting St. Augustine, FL.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 05:20