environment podcasts

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast

How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking...

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The psychology of climate science denial – Science Weekly podcast

We revisit the archive as Ian Sample looks at why some people continue to deny anthropogenic...

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Revoke and remain: inside the Lib Dem party conference – podcast

With a new leader in Jo Swinson and the defection of six MPs to the party, Lib Dems are hoping...

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Peak meat: is veganism the future?

Marco Springmann, a public health expert, tells Anushka Asthana why cutting out animal products...

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Greta Thunberg:how her school strike went global – podcast

Greta Thunberg’s school strike against climate change has spread to 71 countries, and this...

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Shell, Nigeria and a 24-year fight for justice

In 1995, the Nigerian government executed the Ogoni Nine – environmental activists who were...

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David Attenborough: the making of a British icon

Patrick Barkham joins Anushka Asthana to chart the rise of one of Britain’s best-loved...

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Flooded Britain: a new normal?

A series of storms have lashed Britain in the past two weeks resulting in widespread floods that...

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The sounds of melting icebergs and whale songs: a journey into Antarctica

The effects of global heating are in evidence everywhere across the islands of Antarctica – from...

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Leaded petrol, acid rain, CFCs: why the green movement can overcome the climate crisis

Guardian environment correspondent Fiona Harvey discusses why the last 50 years of environmental...

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The Seaspiracy controversy: should we stop eating fish?

The Netflix documentary on the impact of commercial fishing has received celebrity endorsements...

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The biblical mouse plague ravaging New South Wales

Families and farmers in New South Wales are doing everything they can to fend off a biblical...

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Scientists issue a climate code red

A major UN scientific report has concluded global heating is now irreversible and it is...

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Simon Ingram and Fiona Reynolds on our natural landscapes – books podcast

Simon Ingram tackles the forbidding rock face of the mountaineering memoir, while Fiona Reynolds...

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Plastics: a villainous material? Or a victim of its own success? – Science Weekly podcast

Nicola Davis delves into the world of plastics to find out exactly how and why they became so...

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The Welsh village on the frontline of the climate crisis – podcast

Rachel Humphreys reports on her time in Fairbourne, which will be dismantled by 2045 due to...

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Can the fashion industry ever be sustainable?

Environmental journalist Lucy Siegle has been writing about the fashion industry for 15 years. As...

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Otters, badgers and orca whales: can the pandemic help rewild Britain?

Sound recordist Chris Watson shares the birdsong from his English garden, while environmentalist...

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Covid-19, the climate crisis and the return of Extinction Rebellion

When Extinction Rebellion began holding protests two years ago, the movement could not have...

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Why is England so vulnerable to droughts?

Half of England is in a drought but the culprit is not just climate change. Helena Horton...

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