The Climate Pod

By The Climate Pod

The Climate Pod is a wide-ranging conversation with leading experts on the politics, economics, activism, culture, science, and social justice issues at the heart of the climate crisis. Hear from guests like Bill Nye, Dr. Robert Bullard, Catherine Coleman Flowers, Ted Danson, Dr. Michael Mann, Rainn Wilson, Dr. Stephanie Kelton, Dr. Mark Hyman, Felix Salmon, Tamara Toles O'Laughlin, Scott Kelly, Tom Steyer, and many more. Hosted by brothers Ty and Brock Benefiel.

  1. 1.
    David Wallace-Wells On 2021's 'Off The Charts' Climate Emergencies
    1:14:59
  2. 2.
    1970s Energy Crisis - Part 2: Public Panic And Political Shifts (w/ Dr. Meg Jacobs)
    1:05:40
  3. 3.
    1970s Energy Crisis - Part 1: Presidential Policies And Energy Economics (w/ Jay Hakes)
    1:11:24
  4. 4.
    Road To COP26: UK MP David Lammy On The Inextricable Links Between Racial and Climate Justice
    50:08
  5. 5.
    Sen. Tina Smith On The Need For A Clean Electricity Standard | Media Matters' Allison Fisher On Climate Misinformation On Fox News' Flagship News Hour
    56:41
  6. 6.
    Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull On The Anti-Democratic Forces Opposing Climate Action
    1:08:29
  7. 7.
    Stopping Pipelines (w/ Dallas Goldtooth and Jane Kleeb)
    1:06:29
  8. 8.
    Why Post Growth Economics Is Key to Sustainable Progress (w/ Tim Jackson)
    1:02:32
  1. 9.
    Alex Steffen On The Climate Conversation's Necessary Snap Forward | Evlondo Cooper On Environmental Justice In Broadcast TV Coverage
    1:22:06
  2. 10.
    Naomi Oreskes On Exxon's Decades-Long Doubt Campaign And Big Oil's Bad Week
    1:00:15
  3. 11.
    How Do We Live With Hotter 'Climate Normals'? (w/ Dr. Aaron Bernstein, Kathy Baughman McLeod, and Dr. Laurence S. Kalkstein)
    59:20
  4. 12.
    Preventing Pandemics In A Time Of Science Denial And Climate Change (w/ Dr. Peter J. Hotez)
    1:04:24
  5. 13.
    Why Protecting Land Is Critical To Rescuing the Planet (w/ Tony Hiss)
    50:10
  6. 14.
    How Policymakers Can Make Better Decisions To Avoid Catastrophe (w/ Cass Sunstein)
    58:16
  7. 15.
    Parker Molloy On Right-Wing Media Climate Lies | Tyler J. Kelley On Living With American Rivers In A Climate Crisis
    1:22:21
  8. 16.
    Is Capitalism Overheating The Planet? (w/ Kate Aronoff)
    1:05:56
  9. 17.
    Rep. Earl Blumenauer On Making Polluters Pay | Dr. Robbie Shilliam On Decolonizing Politics
    1:19:49
  10. 18.
    Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse on Dark Money And Climate Politics | Maurice Mitchell On Racial And Economic Justice In Infrastructure Plans
    1:02:12
  11. 19.
    Jeffrey Sachs on Biden's Infrastructure Goals | Yonah Freemark on the American Jobs Plan's Transportation Priorities
    1:03:59
  12. 20.
    Living In A World Remade (w/ Nathaniel Rich)
    1:02:27
  13. 21.
    "The Ministry For The Future" Author Kim Stanley Robinson On The Systemic Breakdown At the Core of the Climate Crisis
    1:05:27
  14. 22.
    The Successes And Failures Of The Conservation Movement (w/ Michelle Nijhuis)
    1:15:19
  15. 23.
    Debunking The Deficit Myth To Help Save the Planet (w/ Dr. Stephanie Kelton)
    1:16:03
  16. 24.
    The True Crime Story Behind 'Dirty Gold' (w/ Nicholas Nehamas, Jim Wyss, and Jay Weaver)
    1:11:02
  17. 25.
    Renewable Energy and Climate Lessons From Winter Weather Disasters (w/ Dr. Gabriel Filippelli and American Clean Power CEO Heather Zichal)
    54:44
  18. 26.
    How To Understand The Next Great Migration (w/ Sonia Shah)
    1:09:55
  19. 27.
    Scott Kelly Gives Us An Astronaut's View On Climate Change
    56:55
  20. 28.
    Climate Activism In The Biden Era (w/ 350.org and 350 Action's May Boeve)
    1:05:20
  21. 29.
    Why Climate Needs You To Run For Office (w/ Run For Something's Amanda Litman)
    1:05:15
  22. 30.
    Dr. Michael Mann On The New Climate War
    51:51
  23. 31.
    How To Make Climate Policy Work (w/ Danny Cullenward and David Victor)
    1:07:05
  24. 32.
    Tom Steyer On What Biden's Victory and Georgia Senate Wins Mean For Clean Energy Jobs
    47:37
  25. 33.
    Michael Grunwald On Clean Energy Lessons From The Obama Era
    1:13:08
  26. 34.
    "A Children's Bible" Author Lydia Millet On Climate Fiction And Envisioning Crisis
    1:16:51
  27. 35.
    Ian Haney López On Building Multiracial Coalitions For Climate Action
    1:22:26
  28. 36.
    Climate Change In 2020: America Confronts Compounding Crises
    47:07
  29. 37.
    What Motivates Environmental Voters? (w/ Nathaniel Stinnett of Environmental Voter Project)
    1:15:27
  30. 38.
    Catherine Coleman Flowers On The Sanitation Inequality At The Heart Of "Waste"
    57:17
  31. 39.
    Heather McTeer Toney on Building An Equitable Environment, Climate, and Future For All Children
    1:06:33
  32. 40.
    Jamil Smith on How the Biden Administration Should Fight Environmental Racism
    1:02:47
  33. 41.
    Dr. Mark Hyman on the Food Fix Our Planet Needs
    58:22
  34. 42.
    Pulitzer Prize Winner Chris Hamby on the Abandoned Miners In "Soul Full Of Coal Dust"
    52:32
  35. 43.
    "Sea Fever" Is A Nightmare Climate Allegory (w/ Director Neasa Hardiman)
    52:26
  36. 44.
    Sean McElwee of Data For Progress on Changing Climate Politics
    1:18:10
  37. 45.
    The Supreme Court and Climate Change Law (w/ Michael Gerrard of Columbia University)
    54:31
  38. 46.
    How Does Climate Change Affect Individual Extreme Weather Events? (w/ "Angry Weather" author Dr. Friederike Otto)
    1:19:03
  39. 47.
    Zephyr Teachout on Why Breaking Up Big Business is Critical to Climate Action
    1:07:13
  40. 48.
    Dr. Genevieve Guenther on Ending Climate Silence in Media
    1:13:39
  41. 49.
    Kurt Andersen on "Evil Geniuses" and The Unmaking of Environmental and Climate Protections
    1:13:47
  42. 50.
    Rep. Mike Levin on California Wildfires and Climate Change at the Debates
    47:21

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