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Science news and conversations for people who give a sh*t.

The 6-time Webby and Shorty-nominee delivers digestible weekly news updates and deep conversations with the world's smartest people (scientists, doctors, CEO's, farmers, and more!).

Get Action Steps you can take to feel better, and build a better future for everyone.

We're talkin' clean energy and coral reefs, COVID vaccines and pediatric cancer research, clean water and carbon capture tech, asteroid deflection and artificial intelligence ethics.

"A vital service in an era where important truths, outright fiction and mere trivia all compete for your attention.” - Craig Mazin, creator, writer, and executive producer of HBO's Chernobyl

Hosted by Quinn Emmett & Brian Colbert Kennedy

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Science news and conversations for people who give a sh*t.

The 6-time Webby and Shorty-nominee delivers digestible weekly news updates and deep conversations with the world's smartest people (scientists, doctors, CEO's, farmers, and more!).

Get Action Steps you can take to feel better, and build a better future for everyone.

We're talkin' clean energy and coral reefs, COVID vaccines and pediatric cancer research, clean water and carbon capture tech, asteroid deflection and artificial intelligence ethics.

"A vital service in an era where important truths, outright fiction and mere trivia all compete for your attention.” - Craig Mazin, creator, writer, and executive producer of HBO's Chernobyl

Hosted by Quinn Emmett & Brian Colbert Kennedy

    Best of the Best: Legalizing the Other Weed

    Best of the Best: Legalizing the Other Weed

    In celebration of New York state passing Bill S6532A permitting underwater kelp cultivation, we’re re-playing one of our coolest (and most entertaining) episodes. Kelp could be THE crop of the 21st century. But why? Listen in to find out.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Issue #234: Tripping Over Our Bootstraps, Cover My Crops, AI is as Bad as Us

    Issue #234: Tripping Over Our Bootstraps, Cover My Crops, AI is as Bad as Us

    Audio Newsletter #234

    • 15 min
    Fossil Fuel Propaganda

    Fossil Fuel Propaganda

    The fight to curb climate change is making strides, but can only get so far when the fossil fuel industry can pour near-limitless amounts of money into their propaganda campaigns. JaRel Clay and Jamie Henn of Clean Creatives are working to throw a wrench into the fossil industry’s communication while strengthening the messaging on our side by telling stories that matter.

    • 1 hr
    Issue #233: Big Renewable Energy, AI Isn’t All That (Yet), Hot Vax Summer

    Issue #233: Big Renewable Energy, AI Isn’t All That (Yet), Hot Vax Summer

    Audio Newsletter #233

    • 12 min
    Carbon Offsets: Not A Get Out of Jail Free Card, TBH

    Carbon Offsets: Not A Get Out of Jail Free Card, TBH

    What the heck are carbon offsets, and do they even work? Do you need to buy them? Does your company? Does the government? Intrepid journalist Akshat Rathi returns to the show to explain what we can do to improve them, and how you can help. Listen in!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Issue #232: These Shrooms Aren’t Fungi, Climate Change Is Costly, Keep the Vaccines Rolling

    Issue #232: These Shrooms Aren’t Fungi, Climate Change Is Costly, Keep the Vaccines Rolling

    Audio Newsletter #232

    • 12 min

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