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Face the climate crisis head on, but understand that we have the power to solve this. From former UN Chief Christiana Figueres and the team who brought you the Paris Agreement, this podcast about issues and politics will inform you, inspire you and help you realize that this is the most exciting time in history to be alive.
 
“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes break down the latest developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday.
 
From Crooked Media, Hot Take is a holistic, irreverent, honest look at the climate crisis and all the ways media and society are talking—and not talking—about it. Hosted by real-life friends Mary Annaïse Heglar and Amy Westervelt—an essayist and a journalist— Hot Take offers a unique perspective on the issue of climate change. With a breath of fresh humanity and humor, conversation moves swiftly from cackling about the bad week an oil company had, to speaking seriously and passionately about ...
 
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Asia Institute, The University of Melbourne

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Ear to Asia is produced by Asia Institute, the Asia research specialists at the University of Melbourne, Australia. In Ear to Asia, we talk with Asia experts to unpack the issues behind news headlines in a region that is rapidly changing the world. Subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts.
 
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Springer Nature Limited

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The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of the Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and provide in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
How are the things we're talking about being talked about somewhere else in the world? Gregory Warner tells stories that follow familiar conversations into unfamiliar territory. At a time when the world seems small but it's as hard as ever to escape our echo chambers, Rough Translation takes you places.
 
Every weekday, host Kai Ryssdal helps you make sense of the day’s business and economic news — no econ degree or finance background required. “Marketplace” takes you beyond the numbers, bringing you context. Our team of reporters all over the world speak with CEOs, policymakers and regular people just trying to get by.
 
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Post Carbon Institute: Sustainability, Climate, Collapse, and Dark Humor

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With equal parts humor and in-depth analysis, Asher, Rob, and Jason safeguard their sanity while probing crazy-making topics like climate change, overshoot, runaway capitalism, and why we’re all deluding ourselves.
 
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Speaking of Psychology

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American Psychological Association

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"Speaking of Psychology" is an audio podcast series highlighting some of the latest, most important and relevant psychological research being conducted today. Produced by the American Psychological Association, these podcasts will help listeners apply the science of psychology to their everyday lives.
 
We are in the midst of a digital revolution, where the line between our physical world and cyberspace is blurring. Tech Tonic is the show that investigates the promises and perils of this new technological age. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Columbia Energy Exchange features in-depth conversations with the world’s top energy and climate leaders from government, business, academia and civil society. The program explores today’s most pressing opportunities and challenges across energy sources, financial markets, geopolitics and climate change as well as their implications for both the U.S. and the world.
 
For more than a dozen years, the Stack Overflow Podcast has been exploring what it means to be a developer and how the art and practice of software programming is changing our world. From Rails to React, from Java to Node.js, we host important conversations and fascinating guests that will help you understand how technology is made and where it’s headed. Hosted by Ben Popper, Cassidy Williams, and Ceora Ford, the Stack Overflow Podcast is your home for all things code.
 
The world as we knew it is undergoing a rapid transformation…so what's next? Welcome to WorldAffairs, your guide to a changing world. We give you the context you need to navigate across borders and ideologies. Through sound-rich stories and in-depth interviews, we break down what it means to be a global citizen on a hot, crowded planet. Our hosts, Ray Suarez and Philip Yun, help you make sense of an uncertain world, one story at a time.
 
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New York Times Opinion

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Power, unpacked. “Sway” is an interview show hosted by Kara Swisher, “Silicon Valley’s most feared and well liked journalist.” Now taking on Washington, Hollywood and the world, Kara investigates power: who has it, who’s been denied it, and who dares to defy it. Every Monday and Thursday, from New York Times Opinion Audio.
 
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This week the global elite gathered in Davos for the World Economic Forum against a backdrop of rising commodity prices, soaring inflation and conflict in Europe. Host Anne McElvoy assesses the economic fallout with Patrick Foulis, The Economist’s business affairs editor, and our finance and economics editor, Rachana Shanbhogue. Anne also talks to …
 
Australia has a new prime minister, but how much of an impact did climate change have on the defeat of Scott Morrison? Environment and sustainability editor Philippa Nuttall joins Emily Tamkin and Katie Stallard to discuss Labor’s election win. Plus, with Covid spreading rapidly in North Korea, is there any sign the regime will accept international…
 
The CEO shares how Microsoft is responding to a host of shifts and how leaders' roles are evolving in a dynamic time. This wide-ranging conversation from the 2022 Annual Meeting in Davos is moderated by World Economic Forum executive chairman Klaus Schwab and covers hybrid work, governance, cybersecurity threats in the Ukraine, the metaverse and th…
 
POLLS SUGGEST // Polls suggest the country might get its first-ever leftist leader. Whatever the outcome, a fresh outbreak of violent protest may await. Africa’s increasingly crippling fuel shortages can be blamed on more than just higher prices. And reflecting on the life of Lawrence MacEwen, laird of a tiny Scottish island whose austere simplicit…
 
A dire lack of baby formula in the United States in the past few weeks has been blamed on production deficiencies such as the small number of manufacturers and an inflexible supply chain. But Christina Jewett, an investigative reporter at The Times, has traced it back further, to deadly bacteria whose detection set off a chain of events that ultima…
 
Business leaders meeting this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, have warned that high levels of inflation are likely to cause a global recession, or worse. Financier George Soros told the annual gathering that ongoing coronavirus lockdowns in China mean “global inflation is liable to turn into global depression”. Meanwhile the…
 
In latest episode of our series Million by 30 – Sam Fenwick is joined by Sharon Tsueng. Sharon is a former high school chess teacher, a marketing specialist, she was also a digital nomad and now invests in property. Sharon made a million dollars before her 30th birthday building passive income streams and then saving and investing that cash. Sharon…
 
“Inflection Point,” “New Frontier,” “Finally Getting Serious”- are some of the ways the carbon removal field has been described in headlines over the past few weeks. With Frontier Climate, Lowercarbon capital, and Climeworks all announcing big new infusions of money into the wicked problem of pulling CO2 from the air, it’s fair to say the field has…
 
Michael Blankenship of Get Your Gusto Back shares the real reason that you're always tired. Episode 2359: The Real Reason That You're Always Tired by Michael Blankenship of Get Your Gusto Back on How to Have More Energy Michael Blankenship wants you to know that he gets it if you're tired, you're burnt out and you're sick of doing the same thing ev…
 
YouTube Chief Executive Officer Susan Wojcicki explores top questions such as: How can a massive global video platform balance free speech and misinformation? Are we in a creator economy bubble? These topics and more are covered in a special one-on-one conversation with Alyson Shontell Lombardi of Fortune Magazine at Davos 2022 - the World Economic…
 
Following the success of the Mac Mini, Windows is getting into the tiny computer business. Oh, and it’s running on ARM chips. Oh, and Visual Studio and VS Code will now offer native ARM support. Video games got a lot of us into programming thanks to their openness to mods. It’s what made The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind such a hit 20 years ago. Minecra…
 
Original broadcast date: February 5, 2021. We live in an era of instant gratification. But some things--to reach their full potential--simply cannot be rushed. This hour, TED speakers explore what we can learn from ideas ... that take time. Guests include zoologist Lucy Cooke, neuroscientist Matthew Walker, architect Julia Watson, and NASA engineer…
 
In Australia there is a new government. Will it reverse the climate scepticism which seems to have been a hallmark of the previous administration? Here in the UK a responsible investment manager at a major financial institution takes an interesting slant on his job and gets suspended as a result. Questions are asked whether a charity with a view on…
 
School shootings have enduring effects on students who survive them. Today, we talk with an economist who’s studied the educational and economic impacts that persist months or years afterward. We also look at the shock of mortgage inflation, the factors behind wage growth and the industries disrupted by the helium shortage.…
 
Science in Action this week comes from a vast gathering of earth scientists in Vienna, at the general assembly of the European Geosciences Union. Roland Pease hears the latest insights into the cataclysmic eruption of Hunga Tonga in the Pacific ocean from volcanologist Shane Cronin of the University of Auckland. He also talks to NASA's Michael Day …
 
The Euro Leagues crew are in Paris to preview Saturday night’s Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid and they’re joined by a very special guest, World Cup and European Championship winner Frank Leboeuf. Plus, we hear from Rafa Benitez who reveals what it’s like to prepare for a game of this magnitude from a manager’s perspective.…
 
This week, we begin with a disturbing medical mystery. Since the start of the year, almost 200 children worldwide have fallen ill with hepatitis—or liver inflammation—without any apparent cause. Most of the children are under five, and nearly half of the cases were in the UK. Vic Gill asks clinical epidemiologist Deepti Gurdasani, Queen Mary Univer…
 
in April 1966 thousands of artists and performers from all over Africa descended on the Senegalese capital, Dakar, for the first World Festival of Black Arts. Ibrahim el-Salahi and Elimo Njau are two leading African artists who took part in that first festival. The spoke to Ashley Byrne in 2016Photo: Poster from the first World Festival of Black Ar…
 
Chinese Foreign Minister departs for the Pacific Island countries. What makes China more attractive than the United States and Australia for the region? Premier Li Keqiang requires detailed policies to stabilize the economy. How can China better balance economic development and COVID-19 control? Texas school shooting: Has the U.S. done enough to pr…
 
A long-awaited inquiry into lockdown gatherings on Boris Johnson’s watch reveals lurid details of brash bashes. Yet the prime minister will be able, once again, to brush off the controversy. We ask why Switzerland is such a powerhouse in business and finance despite its modest resources. And how Russia’s war propaganda is winning over plenty of Twi…
 
If you love overseas travel, and you’re used to jumping on a plane, the pandemic’s been especially trying. International borders opened and closed , airlines reduced flights and quarantine rules could see you stranded in a hotel for two weeks at your own expense. British journalist Monisha Rajesh believes it’s the journey not the destination and as…
 
Companies lose your data and then nothing happens. Emily Stewart, senior reporter for Vox, explains. Read Emily’s story: https://www.vox.com/the-goods/23031858/data-breach-data-loss-personal-consequences Today’s episode was produced by Taylor Maycan, engineered by Melissa Pons (Hemlock Creek Productions and hosted by Adam Clark Estes. Support Recod…
 
In Pennsylvania, a candidate falsely claiming election fraud in 2020 prevailed in a crowded Republican primary for governor. But in Georgia, two incumbents — the governor and the secretary of state — beat back challenges from “stop the steal” opponents. Is re-litigating the 2020 election a vote winner for Republicans? Or is it increasingly becoming…
 
The Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Bridgewater Associates studied 500 years of history to better predict challenges to come. He collects the insights from his recent book, Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order. He shares what he’s worried about now, what gives him hope, and how leaders can better navigate the likely t…
 
From haunting minimalist melodies to an almost overwhelming mix of synths and techno rhythms, Nils Frahm is one of the piano’s most interesting practitioners.He's spent the pandemic-induced pause going back through his archives and finding musical friends—old and new—to share.Ahead of his return to Sydney for his first concert since 2019, Nils talk…
 
In the wake of the fatal shooting of 19 schoolchildren and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, supporters of gun control are renewing calls for the government to act. But in a bid to negotiate a bipartisan consensus, the Democratic majority leader, Chuck Schumer, has signaled that there will not be an imminent vote on gun control legislation…
 
In recent years world leading institutions like the Louvre in Paris, the Metropolitan in New York and the British Museum have faced scrutiny over their countless collections of foreign items pilfered during wars and colonisation.Slowly we're starting to see these museums return these objects - which are sometimes sacred human remains - to their rig…
 
Imagine losing a child in the most tragic of circumstances to only then be stalked and threatened by people who claim your child and their death are fake. That was exactly what happened to the parents of the Sandy Hook school massacre in the United States ten years ago.And there are fears the same thing could happen again in the wake of the Texas s…
 
China has taken another step in its quest for greater presence in the Pacific, pressing 10 countries to sign two regional agreements designed to expand police cooperation and trade ties. The draft communiqué follows the signing of a controversial security pact between the Solomon Islands and China last month. Guest:Dame Meg Taylor, previous Secreta…
 
The Covid-19 pandemic forced countries all over the world to close entire industries and force the majority of people to stay in their own homes where possible, only leaving for the bare essentials. Following the arrival of a vaccine economies began to open back up, however, restarting the behemoth-like supply chains was not as simple as first hope…
 
During the coronavirus pandemic governments around the world pumped billions into their economies. Propping up businesses and trying to make sure people stayed in work. Sam Fenwick looks into what actually happened to all that money and whether it really did help keep businesses afloat during repeated lockdowns and restrictions.Nick Hood is an busi…
 
Rachael Kable shares 6 signs that you might need more mindfulness in your life Episode 2358: 6 Signs You Might Need More Mindfulness In Your Life by Rachael Kable on Signs That You're Stressed Out Rachael Kable is the vibrant and warm-hearted creator of The Mindful Kind podcast. Described by her listeners as “genuine, down-to-earth and encouraging”…
 
Finally, some optimism for future generations! First, in Australia, the massive success of the so-called ‘teal’ female candidates, who are not aligned to either of the major political parties, but have essentially swept to power across a number of states. This, along with long-awaited Labour victories…Does this mean the climate wars are over in Aus…
 
On the final day of the Meeting, Peter Prengaman, climate and environmental news director at the Associated Press, gives us his impressions of his first Davos. We hear the IMF’s Gita Gopinath and others on the prospects for global growth; we find out what schoolgirls in a refugee camp in Kenya want to hear from leaders at Davos; and hear acclaimed …
 
Yesterday, a gunman killed 19 children and two adults at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. Today, we revisit a story on gun sales we published after the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut. If it feels like nothing has changed since then, that’s because when it comes to buying guns, nothing has. Later in the program, a look at our aging po…
 
Emma Saunders is joined by former Real Madrid defender Jonathan Woodgate and ex-Liverpool full-back Jose Enrique to compile a combined XI between the two teams ahead of the Champions League final. Spanish football journalist Guillem Balagué then drops by with all the latest in the build up to the final in Paris and gives a glimpse of what’s to come…
 
The recovery from the COVID-19 crisis has been deeply uneven within and between countries, depending on their access to fiscal resources and vaccines. Food, fuel and resource crises now risk further derailing an equitable recovery.How can a broader set of foundations for growth ensure long-term economic prosperity and a return to international conv…
 
Since 1900, the global economy has fallen into a recession about once a decade on average. In 2020, the world experienced the deepest downturn since the second world war. Just two years on, is another recession on the way? This week, hosts Soumaya Keynes and Mike Bird focus on the economic slowdown in the world’s two biggest economies - in America …
 
00:45 The puzzle of Palaeospondylus Over a hundred years ago, palaeontologists discovered fossils of the aquatic animal Palaeospondylus. But since then researchers have been unable to place where this animal sits on the tree of life. Now, new analysis of Palaeospondylus’s anatomy might help to solve this mystery. Research article: Hirasawa et al. N…
 
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