environment podcasts

Is climate change way worse than we realise? | Today in Focus podcast

David Wallace-Wells, author of new book The Uninhabitable Earth, depicts a world ravaged by...

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On the frontline: why has environmental journalism become so dangerous?

The field of environmental journalism is now one of the most dangerous after war reporting. The...

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'It's all gone': how Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas

Oliver Laughland tells Rachel Humphrys about the destruction he witnessed in the Bahamas in the...

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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 orcas: can the pandemic help rewild Britain?

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

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Is the government ready to lead the fight against the climate crisis?

Later this year, the government will host COP26 in Glasgow – possibly one of the last...

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The lobbying push that killed off a fight to save the Great Barrier Reef

The successful campaign to keep the Great Barrier Reef off Unesco’s ‘in danger’...

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The race to mine the deep sea

One of the largest mining operations ever seen on Earth aims to despoil an ocean we are only just...

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The disappearance of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira

Brazilian police have arrested two men in connection with the alleged murder of British...

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What will it take for the UK adapt to extreme heat?

The UK is experiencing its hottest recorded temperatures this week with much of the...

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George Monbiot and Ed Miliband discuss climate change – Politics Weekly podcast

Guardian columnist George Monbiot and former Labour leader and climate change secretary Ed...

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My week at Guantánamo Bay

The Guardian’s Julian Borger recently spent a week at the Guantánamo Bay detention facility,...

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Did London air pollution kill nine-year-old Ella?

This Friday marks six years since Ella Kissi-Debrah’s death, which her mother believes was partly...

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Fired by Trump: former US attorney Preet Bharara on American justice – podcast

The ‘sheriff of Wall Street’, who took on mafia bosses and terrorists in court, looks back on his...

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The heatwave forcing America to confront climate reality

An extraordinary heatwave has swept the west coast of the US and Canada, leading to record...

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Cop 26: a question of degrees – what a hotter planet means for all of us

The world is heating up at an alarming rate and world leaders are running out of chances to keep...

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What a net zero world will look like – and how to get there

It’s the phrase that will be on every world leader’s lips at the Cop26 summit –...

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Cop26: what would success look like for a country vanishing under water?

On the eve of Cop26, Mohamed Nasheed, the former president of the Maldives, argues that if...

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Cop26: how three young activists are trying to change the world

Ridhima Pandey in India, Iris Duquesne in Canada and Raina Ivanova in Germany tell Michael Safi...

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Cop26: what are the chances of keeping the 1.5C target alive?

At the UN climate summit in Glasgow, global environment editor Jonathan Watts examines the...

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