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A true-crime podcast about climate change, hosted and reported by award-winning investigative journalist Amy Westervelt.

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A true-crime podcast about climate change, hosted and reported by award-winning investigative journalist Amy Westervelt.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
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    Loss and Damage, Minus the Fossil Fuels As Development Myth (ad-free)

    Loss and Damage, Minus the Fossil Fuels As Development Myth (ad-free)

    Loss and damage was a big focus of #COP27 and, ultimately, one of the few things global negotiators could agree on. But media coverage of loss and damage has left out a lot of important history, including how flawed the fossil fuel industry's "fossil fuels = development" myth is.

    Loss and Damage, Minus the Fossil Fuels As Development Myth

    Loss and Damage, Minus the Fossil Fuels As Development Myth

    Loss and damage was a big focus of #COP27 and, ultimately, one of the few things global negotiators could agree on. But media coverage of loss and damage has left out a lot of important history, including how flawed the fossil fuel industry's "fossil fuels = development" myth is.

    • 31 min
    How American Climate Denial Fueled Canada's Tar Sands, with Geoff Dembicki

    How American Climate Denial Fueled Canada's Tar Sands, with Geoff Dembicki

    Investigative journalist Geoff Dembicki's new book The Petroleum Papers looks at the fascinating history of climate denial in Canada, and how denial built a bridge between the U.S. and Canadian fossil fuel industries.
    Buy the book: https://greystonebooks.com/products/the-petroleum-papers
    Attend the U.S. launch: https://climatemuseum.org/2022-events/2022/11/15/book-launch-with-geoff-dembicki
    Read Geoff in Vice News: https://www.vice.com/en/contributor/geoff-dembicki

    • 34 min
    Introducing: Burn Wild

    Introducing: Burn Wild

    At a time when climate protests are increasing, and are increasingly pushing the envelope, BBC Podcasts brings us the story of 1970s "environmental radicals" the Earth Liberation Front, and its two most wanted activists. Reported and hosted by Leah Sottile (of Bundyville) and produced by Georgia Catt (of The Missing Cryptoqueen), it's a gripping tale that asks an important question: how far is too far to go to protect the planet?

    The series is out in its entirety now, listen here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/introducing-burn-wild/id1642525879?i=1000577804126

    • 6 min
    Why Is One of Big Oil's Top Greenwashing PR Firms Handling Media for COP27?

    Why Is One of Big Oil's Top Greenwashing PR Firms Handling Media for COP27?

    COP27 is underway in Egypt. Everyone agrees that the stakes have never been higher so why is longtime fossil fuel industry greenwasher Hill + Knowlton handling media for the conference? Today a look back at the firm's longstanding history crafting science denial and delay strategies for both tobacco and fossil fuel companies.

    • 30 min
    Why Is One of Big Oil's Top Greenwashing PR Firms Handling Media for COP27? (ad-free)

    Why Is One of Big Oil's Top Greenwashing PR Firms Handling Media for COP27? (ad-free)

    COP27 is underway in Egypt. Everyone agrees that the stakes have never been higher so why is longtime fossil fuel industry greenwasher Hill + Knowlton handling media for the conference? Today a look back at the firm's longstanding history crafting science denial and delay strategies for both tobacco and fossil fuel companies.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2K Ratings

2K Ratings

AtlJemo ,

The best education I’ve ever gotten

This podcast is amazing. I can’t believe how in depth it is and the mad men season blew my mind. Definitely worth supporting.

Kay Jag ,

Excellent and informative

A must-listen for anyone who wants to understand why progress on climate has been stymied and what we can do about it.

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Take a listen.

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