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Your guide to the most interesting and important tech and business news of the day. Learn how our digital world is changing — and changing us — five days a week. Produced by Recode and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

    There’s a climate solution hiding in our walls

    There’s a climate solution hiding in our walls

    Buildings waste a lot of energy. One low-tech solution could fix that. Neel Dhanesha, Science and Recode fellow for Vox.com, explains. 
    Read Neel’s reporting here: https://www.vox.com/recode/23016732/climate-change-buildings-insulation

    Today’s episode was produced by Taylor Maycan. The mix is by Melissa Pons from Hemlock Creek Productions. Adam Clark Estes and Rani Molla are the hosts of Recode Daily. Thank you for listening!
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    The hydrogen car revival

    The hydrogen car revival

    The concept of the hydrogen-powered car has been around for decades, but still has yet to really take off. Vox’s Umair Irfan (@umairirfan) tells us about the past, the future, and the pitfalls of hydro-electric vehicles.  
    Read Umair’s story: https://www.vox.com/recode/22973204/hydrogen-energy-power-toyota-mirai-climate-change
    Today’s episode was produced and engineered by Jon Ehrens and hosted by Rani Molla.
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    How to resurrect a coral reef

    How to resurrect a coral reef

    Step one: Break coral. Step two: Hack coral sex. Benji Jones, an environment reporter for Vox, explains.
    Read Benji's reporting: https://www.vox.com/recode/23016412/coral-reef-restoration-climate-change
    This episode was produced and engineered by Sofi LaLonde, and hosted by Adam Clark Estes. Support Recode Daily by making a financial contribution to Vox! bit.ly/givepodcasts

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    • 14 min
    Making cryptocurrency climate-friendly

    Making cryptocurrency climate-friendly

    Mining for bitcoin uses a lot of energy. Is there a chance that the crypto industry can become more eco-friendly? Vox’s Neel Dhanesha (@neel_dhan) is with us to discuss.

    Read Neel’s story: https://www.vox.com/recode/23005493/cryptocurrency-bitcoin-climate-friendly

    Today’s episode was produced and engineered by Jon Ehrens and hosted by Adam Clark Estes.

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    Can we stay cool without heating up the planet?

    Can we stay cool without heating up the planet?

    How do we stay cool on a warming planet? Air conditioning is one way, but depending on what kind of AC unit you have, it could be actually polluting the air and making the problem worse. Umair Irfan, climate reporter at Vox, has been looking into this (extremely frustrating) air conditioning paradox. 

    Read Umair’s article: https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/23067049/heat-wave-air-conditioning-cooling-india-climate-change 

    Today’s episode was produced and engineered by Sofi LaLonde, and hosted by Adam Clark Estes.

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    Sold: Apollo 11 moon dust

    Sold: Apollo 11 moon dust

    A tiny sample of dust collected by Neil Armstrong during his historic moon landing was auctioned off in April. Thanks to an unusual series of events, it was the first time moon dust verified by NASA was sold legally. Rebecca Heilweil, Recode reporter, explains. 
    Read Rebecca’s story: https://www.vox.com/recode/23003221/nasa-apollo-11-auction-moon-dust
    This episode first published April 12, 2022. It was produced by Taylor Maycan, engineered by Jon Ehrens and hosted by Rani Molla.
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