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Volkswagen’s brazen cheating on air pollution rules rocked an industry with a history of skulduggery. The scandal has now cost the company $30 bill...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT, and NPR Now

  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Offshore aquaculture operation, Credit: NMFS/NOAA
Aquaculture has long been a controversial industry fraught with conflict: waste and feed pollution, use of antibiotics, escape of genetically modif...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 05:08
Caption: Svalbard, Norway , Credit: Thomas Hallermann | Marine Photobank
The pursuit for oil continues, even as many alternatives emerge and investments are displaced. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Nei...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 04:50
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Early in 2018, BlackRock asset management chair Larry Fink issued a statement declaring growing public demand for companies to serve a social purpo...

Bought by KSFR

  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 05:27
  • Purchases: 1
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The price of solar power has declined dramatically in recent years. That’s good news for homeowners, the environment and the economy. Renewable pow...

Bought by KWIT and NPR Now

  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sylvester Turner, Mayor, Houston, Texas
2017 brought a raft of extreme weather disasters costing the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars in damages, including hurricanes Harvey, Irma and...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, KUHF, NPR Now, and KCMJ Community Radio

  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • 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 RadioFreePalmer, KWIT, NPR Now, and WLPR

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Conservation begins at home – literally. Designing and operating a home that generates as much power as it uses is rapidly becoming a reality. Mean...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, KWIT, WLPR, and NPR Now

  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Timely, in-depth, progressive analysis since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Mueller's First Indictments Stir Fear in White House; Trickle Down Hoax Ce...

Bought by WRIR and WMUU-LP

  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Communicating about climate change and convincing the public that something needs to be done about it is a complicated proposition, one that report...

Bought by KCPW, WDET Detroit Public Radio, KWIT, and NPR Now

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, left, a Republican, and Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, shown last year, are both cap-and-trade proponents. , Credit: Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press
In a rare display of bipartisanship, California governor Jerry Brown and former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger sat side by side recently praising t...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KWIT, and NPR Now

  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Amy Myers Jaffe, Executive Director, Energy and Sustainability, UC Davis Graduate School of Management
On June 1, 2017, President Trump announced that he'll start to withdraw the country from the Paris Climate Agreement reached by 195 countries, clai...

Bought by WGCU, KWIT, KHSU, KWMR, NPR Now and more

  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Timely, in-depth, progressive analysis since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: GOP House Guts Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations, Inviting Next Financial D...

Bought by WMUU-LP

  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Diane Doucette and Carl Pope
Cities around the country are reshaping their economies for a greener future. Mayors and chambers of commerce are promoting smart growth and moving...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, KTSW 89.9, KWIT, KZYX, KUNM and more

  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Stephanie Smith. COO, Greencastle LLC
When Californians think of Texas, images of JR Ewing and pump jacks quickly come to mind. But the Lone Star State is greener than you think – it le...

  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:56
Caption: Amory Lovins, Co-Founder, Rocky Mountain Institute
Will the rapid arrival of robotic cars lead to the blissful end of traffic? Or will autonomous cars merely put drivers out of work and clog our str...

Bought by MPR News Stations

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Debbie Dooley, President, Conservatives for Energy Freedom, Co-founder, Tea Party Movement
Can the far right and far left come together on clean energy despite the polarization in Washington DC? While Democrats and Republicans may have di...

  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Ice breaks away from a frozen coastline near the Norwegian Arctic town of Longyearbyen April 23, 2007 , Credit: REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Arctic ice is melting at record levels, revealing an ocean open and vulnerable to enterprise and extraction. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, ...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 05:07
Caption: Author Jane Mayer
Who are the people bankrolling our political system? New Yorker writer Jane Mayer takes us behind the scenes and exposes the powerful group of indi...


  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lowell Bergman, Investigative Journalist
How closely does the story of climate denial mirror the story of tobacco denial? For decades, cigarette makers downplayed the dangers of smoking wi...

Bought by KZYX, KCMJ Community Radio, and KRZA

  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dauphin Island, Alabama, Credit: David Helvarg, Blue Frontier Campaign/Marine Photobank
Insurance touches every aspect of our lives, protecting us from financial loss. As climate change is continually felt everywhere on the planet, how...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:01
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Waste and the management of it are new challenges in recent decades. How do we dispose of toxic waste, plastic packaging, electronics, and other di...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Helene York, Simran Sethi
Getting people to connect the dots between food and the environment may be one way to engage them in the climate change fight, suggests author and ...

Bought by KUNM and KMUD

  • Added: Feb 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Holmes Hummel, Founder, Clean Energy Works, Credit: Ed Ritger
With stock market values at near-record highs, how is the clean tech sector doing? What technologies are most promising for making money and getti...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Bob Inglis, Former Republican U.S. Representative, South Carolina, Credit: Ed Ritger
Much has been made of the partisan divide when it comes to climate change. But are there Republicans out there who accept the science and believe ...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00