28 episodes

Hot & Bothered, hosted by Dissent, is a new podcast on climate change politics for the 99%. Co-hosts Daniel Aldana Cohen and Kate Aronoff investigate the intersections of climate, politics, and the economy, with dispatches from grassroots organizers alongside leading wonks and scholars. Can there be prosperity and redistribution without oil, coal, or gas? Or is our low-carbon future bound to be nasty, brutish, and austere? What kinds of movements can power a fair and thorough transformation of our economy? Hot & Bothered's first season of six episodes pairs reported news roundups with feature interviews on some of climate politics’ most burning questions. If climate justice demands big ideas and even bigger movements, we'll put a mic to them. We’re hot, bothered, and recording. And we want to hear from you! Tweet at us at #HotBotheredClimate.

Hot & Bothered: A Dissent Climate Podcast Dissent

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    • 4.8, 38 Ratings

Hot & Bothered, hosted by Dissent, is a new podcast on climate change politics for the 99%. Co-hosts Daniel Aldana Cohen and Kate Aronoff investigate the intersections of climate, politics, and the economy, with dispatches from grassroots organizers alongside leading wonks and scholars. Can there be prosperity and redistribution without oil, coal, or gas? Or is our low-carbon future bound to be nasty, brutish, and austere? What kinds of movements can power a fair and thorough transformation of our economy? Hot & Bothered's first season of six episodes pairs reported news roundups with feature interviews on some of climate politics’ most burning questions. If climate justice demands big ideas and even bigger movements, we'll put a mic to them. We’re hot, bothered, and recording. And we want to hear from you! Tweet at us at #HotBotheredClimate.

    Hot & Bothered: Has the Fracking Bubble Finally Burst? with Bethany McLean

    Hot & Bothered: Has the Fracking Bubble Finally Burst? with Bethany McLean

    The fracking boom that drove a decade of record U.S. oil and gas production was never really profitable to begin with. Has its bubble finally burst?

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Hot & Bothered: Designing a Green New Deal, with Billy Fleming

    Hot & Bothered: Designing a Green New Deal, with Billy Fleming

    Billy Fleming discusses not just the kinds of policies that should anchor a Green New Deal, but how to advance an effective inside-outside strategy to win them as we gear up for 2021.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Hot & Bothered: A Climate Story to Win a Multiracial Majority, with Mary Annaïse Heglar

    Hot & Bothered: A Climate Story to Win a Multiracial Majority, with Mary Annaïse Heglar

    Mary Annaïse Heglar talks to Kate and Daniel about climate grief; why we don’t have to choose between caring about police violence and caring about the polar bears; and why Bernie Sanders’s campaign message didn’t resonate with many (especially older) black voters. 

    • 59 min
    Hot & Bothered Podcast: A New Commonwealth, with Jedediah Britton-Purdy

    Hot & Bothered Podcast: A New Commonwealth, with Jedediah Britton-Purdy

    On this week’s show, Kate and Daniel talk to Jedediah about his vision of commonwealth politics; the challenges of organizing in a socially distanced world; where the law fits in; and whether coming together also means naming new enemies. 

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Hot & Bothered Podcast: Debt vs. Democracy, with Astra Taylor

    Hot & Bothered Podcast: Debt vs. Democracy, with Astra Taylor

    On this week’s show, Kate and Daniel talk to Astra about what the coronavirus pandemic has to do with eating meat, whether we really need a technocratic savior, and why debt relief is inherently tied to democracy.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Hot & Bothered Podcast: Building Power in a Time of Monsters, with Waleed Shahid

    Hot & Bothered Podcast: Building Power in a Time of Monsters, with Waleed Shahid

    On this week’s show, Kate and Daniel talk to Waleed Shahid about how the left can still build a winning coalition for climate justice after the Bernie Sanders campaign.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

james.t.schwartz ,

Appreciate their perspective

I really appreciate the perspective this podcast brings. Love it!

TommyJWFresh ,

Glad you’re back!

So glad you’re back, and please don’t leave! Love your framing, politics, and grace in dealing with a complicated subject. Glad the production has bumped up a notch too!

Mjob ,

Preaches to the choir.

This podcast does little to advance knowledge about topic. A denier will not be convinced by anything they talk about (Mann interview possible exception).

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