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Earth Ethics Institute Resources: Podcasts

Earth Ethics Institute LibGuide for resources related to EEI, GSELS, Earth Literacy, sustainability, and more!

Earth Ethics Institute recommended podcasts

  • What Could Possibly Go Right?
    • Climate change, economic injustice, systemic racism…it seems like so much is going wrong right now. In this podcast, author, activist, and host Vicki Robin asks cultural scouts a single question: what could possibly go right? Our guests’ insightful answers and the short, deep-dive conversations that ensue, can help all of us see more clearly, act more courageously, and better serve the common good.
  • The Climate Question
    • The global programme will reflect the variety of takes on climate change and how best to understand it and the word’s attempts to avert it, temper it or adapt to it. The programme isn’t about questioning whether Climate Change is happening, it’s about finding the best ways to respond to it. This is sharp-edged, analytical inquiry. Hard scrutiny, touched with a sense of adventure and discovery, and where we can find it hope. Stories across the world on why we find it so hard to save our own planet, and how we might change that.
  • The YIKES Podcast
    • From the climate crisis to racism to activism and resisting oppressive systems, it can call get a bit overwhelming. Yikes is a podcast which leans into the Yikes of the world rather than letting it overwhelm us. We breakdown the issues in an accessible intersectional and nuanced way to guide us towards action together.
  • Dismantled – A Podcast for Intersectional Environmentalists
    • Dismantled is a podcast for intersectional environmentalists + voices focused on climate justice. Intersectional Environmentalist (aka IE) is a digital platform with resources, information + action steps to help dismantle systems of oppression in the environmental movement. We believe conversations about the climate crisis must center, and be led by, those most impacted by it: Black, Indigenous + POC communities.
  • NPR’s Environment Podcast
    • Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic.

  • Crazy Town Podcast
    • A weekly podcast hosted by the Post Carbon Institute focused on how to cope in the age of climate change, overshoot, and runaway capitalism.
  • Peace On Podcast
    • A podcast hosted by the Peace Alliance serving as a source for inspiring conversations on topics related to the strategies of building peace, fostering nonviolence, and creating a world that thrives.
  • Pod of the Planet
    • A podcast hosted by Columbia University’s Earth Institute about our changing planet and what we’re doing to manage that change.
  • House on Fire Podcast 
    • This local, youth-led climate-focused podcast is sponsored by The CLEO Institute.
  • Restorative Justice on the Rise Podcast
    • Restorative Justice on the Rise is the leading live public dialogue forum focusing on the justice transformation in the U.S. and beyond, and provides real-time conversation with national and global leaders in the field, providing key tools, education, and awareness building as the movement continues to build exponential momentum.
  • Stories from Home: Living the Just Transition Podcast
    • A podcast series hosted by Climate Justice Alliance focused on, “Just Transition...a vision-led, unifying and place-based set of principles, processes, and practices that build economic and political power to shift from an extractive economy to a regenerative economy.”
  • Temperature Check Podcast 
    • This new weekly podcast sponsored by Grist Magazine will focus on climate, race and culture.
  • Earth Charter Podcast
    • Through these conversations, the podcast aims to help individuals expand their understanding of the worldview that is articulated in the Earth Charter, the current challenges humanity faces, education for sustainability, new paradigms of education, and more.
  • No Denying It
    • The UN climate action podcast
  • UNcomplicated
    • The United Nations is a complicated place, so this podcast from hosts Sinduja Srinivasan and Jason DeWall for UN News – one insider, one outsider – aims to change all that. They demystify the UN through compelling interviews and stories making the world body more accessible and straightforward.
  • Indigeneity Conversations
    • A podcast series featuring deep and engaging dialogue with Native culture bearers, scholars, and movement leaders bringing Indigenous voices and solutions to global conversations.
  • Bioneers: Revolution from The Heart of Nature
    • This series offers listeners and radio stations the opportunity to experience the conference year-round, and allows access to in-depth interviews with leading social and scientific innovators. It highlights diverse voices of grassroots leaders and voices that are often marginalized or excluded by corporate media. The programs cover a wide range of topics, including intelligence in nature, climate justice, food and farming, gender equity, Indigenous knowledge, reigning in corporate power, and youth activism.

  • Climate Change and Happiness

    • This is a show for people around the globe who are thinking deeply about the personal side of climate change and their mental health and wellbeing. Clinical and environmental psychologist Thomas Doherty and climate emotions scholar Panu Pihkala talk about their research, and experiences as individuals and parents. They model how to cope with climate stress and build capacity for hope and happiness. They invite guests and consider your questions.

  • Kinship With The More Than Human World

    • In partnership with the Center for Humans and Nature and with support from the Kalliopeia Foundation, To The Best Of Our Knowledge explores the theme of "kinship" in a special radio series. Leading scientists, philosophers and writers illuminate ways in which “personhood” transcends the human species and shows how kinship practices can deepen our care and respect for the more-than-human world.