environment podcasts

Bangladesh’s catastrophic flooding: the climate crisis frontline

At least 100 people have died in extreme flooding in Bangladesh. Thaslima Begum speaks to the...

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What has four years of Donald Trump meant for the climate crisis?

Guardian US environment reporter Emily Holden looks at the Trump administration’s impact on...

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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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One man’s epic electric test drive – from Land’s End to John o’Groats

With new petrol and diesel vehicles to be banned in the UK from 2030, what can a road trip the...

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Burnout in the US battle against wildfires

More than 40,000 wildfires have burned in the US so far this year – and the firefighters...

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The murder of Fikile: the woman who took on a coal mine

Fikile Ntshangase was involved in a legal dispute over the extension of an opencast mine when she...

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Cop26: where does the world go from here?

Environment correspondent Fiona Harvey describes a global climate deal that makes some progress...

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The Tories attacking the UK’s net zero plans

The Net Zero Scrutiny Group insists it accepts the facts of the climate emergency. But as the...

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The scandal of Britain’s ‘ghost’ flights

At least 15,000 flights have taken off from UK airports since March 2020 at less than 10%...

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The real cost of the chicken in your supermarket trolley

Chicken has become such a staple of the British diet that shoppers have grown used to paying less...

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Revisited: is veganism the future?

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

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Revisited: Otters, badgers and orcas – can the pandemic help rewild Britain? Podcast

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

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One man’s epic electric test drive – from Land’s End to John o’Groats

With new petrol and diesel vehicles to be banned in the UK from 2030, what can a road trip the...

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Can China help end the world’s addiction to coal?

Beijing has won international praise for announcing that it will stop funding coal projects in...

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The countdown to Cop26: can world leaders save the planet?

Three weeks from today leaders will gather in Glasgow for the Cop26 climate summit. But will...

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The insect crisis: where did all the bugs go?

What does the drastic decline in insect populations mean for our lives? The Guardian’s...

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The fight for the right to roam in the English countryside

A campaign to widen access to the English countryside is gathering momentum. However, as Helena...

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Our students are suppressing free speech! Mar 8 Pod 2

University is supposed to be a place of learning, but today's sensitive students can't take a...

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Deadly air: driving a rickshaw in Delhi

Delhi’s rickshaw drivers are on the frontline of the city’s most notorious problem: horrendous...

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Disaster in the Australian outback

Searing heat, severe drought and official mismanagement have allowed rivers in south-eastern...

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