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Important, Not Important

By Important, Not Important

Worried the world’s going to hell in a handbasket? There’s still hope! Our Webby-nominated, weekly conversational podcast dives into a question affecting everyone on the planet right now or in the next ten years: climate change, clean energy, space exploration, autonomous cars, artificial intelligence, antibiotics, cancer, and bio-tech. Our guests are on the front lines: scientists, doctors, engineers, politicians — even a reverend. We work towards action steps our listeners can take with their voice, their vote, and their dollar. Hosted by Quinn Emmett and Brian Colbert Kennedy.

  1. 1.
    #63: Green Acres: Farming for Millennials and Other People Who Like Food04/23/2019
    52:28
  2. 2.
    Fun Talk: You Did Make it Sound Fun... But My Body Wasn’t Ready04/19/2019
    43:03
  3. 3.
    #62: Where Does Ebola Go From Here?04/16/2019
    1:13:40
  4. 4.
    Fun Talk: Marry, F***, Kill: The Guys in The Avengers04/12/2019
    41:38
  5. 5.
    #61: How Do We Atone for Poisoning Generations of American Minorities?04/09/2019
    1:15:20
  6. 6.
    Fun Talk: I Can Be Quiet & Calm (But Rage is Consuming Me on the Inside)04/05/2019
    44:29
  7. 7.
    #60: Why You Should Run For Something in 202004/02/2019
    1:01:36
  8. 8.
    Fun Talk: Woke Bois03/29/2019
    40:33
  1. 9.
    #59: Is Florida the Harbinger of Doom? (Probably)03/26/2019
    1:14:25
  2. 10.
    Fun Talk: Today’s the Day, Teddy – We Have to Go Find His Body in the Street03/21/2019
    43:43
  3. 11.
    #58: Is Faith Sustainable?03/19/2019
    1:16:52
  4. 12.
    Fun Talk: My Asshole Cat Jumped In03/15/2019
    29:58
  5. 13.
    BONUS REPLAY: Is Food Waste the Stupidest Thing We Do (& How Do We Cut it in Half)?03/12/2019
    59:16
  6. 14.
    Fun Talk: She Will Literally Put Our Child in the Fireplace to Go Make a Cocktail03/08/2019
    39:05
  7. 15.
    #57: Make Food Great (Nutritious) Again03/05/2019
    1:18:15
  8. 16.
    Fun Talk: I Knowingly Put a Hot Iron on My Friend’s Arm... It Stuck03/01/2019
    35:23
  9. 17.
    #56: What’s It Feel Like To Be Asked To Save the World?02/26/2019
    1:24:21
  10. 18.
    Fun Talk: My Wife is Just Not Going to Listen to This (Fair)02/22/2019
    39:00
  11. 19.
    #55: What are the Energy Requirements of Well-being?02/19/2019
    1:01:40
  12. 20.
    Fun Talk: See You Later, Asgardia02/15/2019
    30:04
  13. 21.
    #54: The State That’s Not a State is a Hell of a Lot Greener Than Your State02/12/2019
    52:56
  14. 22.
    Fun Talk: Take Your Toes Out of the Peanut Butter Waffle02/09/2019
    38:12
  15. 23.
    #53: How the Hell Do We Pull Clean Drinking Water Out of Thin Air?02/05/2019
    54:14
  16. 24.
    Fun Talk #502/02/2019
    41:22
  17. 25.
    #52: What’s the Deal With the Green New Deal?01/29/2019
    52:13
  18. 26.
    Fun Talk #401/25/2019
    36:55
  19. 27.
    #51: Are We Thinking About CRISPR All Wrong (& What the Hell is CRISPR)?01/22/2019
    1:10:05
  20. 28.
    BEST OF 2018: New Antibiotics in a Post-Antibiotic Era01/15/2019
    1:06:23
  21. 29.
    BEST OF 2018: He’s Given 200+ Climate Speeches to Congress. What’s Next?01/08/2019
    53:02
  22. 30.
    BEST OF 2018: Is It Harder to Build Clean Power Plants or Play in a Reputable Cover Band?01/04/2019
    43:28
  23. 31.
    BEST OF 2018: Congress Got a Female Air Force Officer / Engineer / Chemistry Teacher / Mom 01/03/2019
    49:14
  24. 32.
    #50: It’s Getting Hot in Herre & America’s Poor are (Not Surprisingly) Dying Fastest01/01/2019
    1:01:17
  25. 33.
    #49: How Can HUGE Food & Beverage Companies Contribute to a More Sustainable Future?12/25/2018
    59:55
  26. 34.
    Fun Talk #312/23/2018
    31:21
  27. 35.
    #48: Why Does Childhood Cancer Exist & What Can We Do to Make It Go Away Forever?12/18/2018
    1:09:42
  28. 36.
    #47: The Future of Digital Health, Part 2: America’s Data12/11/2018
    1:00:27
  29. 37.
    #46: Is There Nuclear Waste in the Ocean (& Can We Become Super Heroes if There Is)?12/04/2018
    1:04:55
  30. 38.
    #45: Poop Vs. Cancer11/27/2018
    48:03
  31. 39.
    #44: Is Food Waste the Stupidest Thing We Do (& How Do We Cut it in Half)?11/20/2018
    59:16
  32. 40.
    #43: The Future of Digital Health, Part 111/13/2018
    53:36
  33. 41.
    #42: What Happens When You’re Almost an Astronaut... And What Comes Next?11/06/2018
    1:07:13
  34. 42.
    Fun Talk #210/31/2018
    43:47
  35. 43.
    Trailer -- Important, Not Important10/30/2018
    1:08
  36. 44.
    #41: Outsmarting Cholera10/30/2018
    1:01:18
  37. 45.
    Bonus: The #1 thing you can do to fight climate change10/26/2018
    1:02:14
  38. 46.
    #40: What Takes a Young Woman from Art School to NASA... & Why Might That Change Everything Forever, for Everyone?10/23/2018
    1:16:43
  39. 47.
    #39: Is The Ocean Running Out of Oxygen? Is That Bad?10/16/2018
    1:11:49
  40. 48.
    #38: Is It Harder to Build Clean Power Plants or Play in a Reputable Cover Band?10/09/2018
    46:10
  41. 49.
    #37: Why Does Congress Need a Female Air Force Officer / Engineer / Chemistry Teacher / Mom?10/02/2018
    51:59
  42. 50.
    Fun Talk #109/28/2018
    35:17
  43. 51.
    #36: Can Latinos Save the Planet?09/25/2018
    1:16:16
  44. 52.
    #35: Can These Scientists Really Save Congress?09/18/2018
    1:09:16
  45. 53.
    #34: Electrocuting the S#!t Out of Cancer.09/11/2018
    1:15:20
  46. 54.
    #33: This is Zero Hour... So What The Hell Are You Doing?09/04/2018
    1:16:40
  47. 55.
    #32: Are You Ready for Some Radical Environmental Justice?08/28/2018
    1:12:53
  48. 56.
    #31: Can Texas Go (Clean Energy) Independent?08/21/2018
    1:07:46
  49. 57.
    #30: What’s the Business Incentive for Climate/Clean Energy Action?08/14/2018
    1:14:55
  50. 58.
    #29: The Pope Has Decided to Defeat Climate Change with His Own Bare Hands.08/07/2018
    1:13:00
  51. 59.
    #28: Why the Hell is Space Exploration Important When the Planet is Literally on Fire?07/31/2018
    1:09:03
  52. 60.
    #27: What Happens When the Atlantic Ocean Invades the Arctic Ocean?07/24/2018
    52:27
  53. 61.
    #26: He's Given 200 Climate Speeches to Congress. What's Next?07/17/2018
    59:35
  54. 62.
    #25: Middle School Physics: Lame, or the First Step to Being an Superhero?07/10/2018
    1:17:39
  55. 63.
    #24: When Will San Francisco Be Underwater?07/03/2018
    1:06:00
  56. 64.
    #23: Can We Predict the Next Big Earthquake?06/26/2018
    1:14:24
  57. 65.
    #22: How Does Your Phone Call Become Law?06/19/2018
    1:12:58
  58. 66.
    #21: The #1 thing you can do to fight climate change06/12/2018
    1:08:40
  59. 67.
    #20: How the hell are we gonna feed 10 billion people?06/05/2018
    1:13:23
  60. 68.
    #19: What’s the future of antibiotics?05/29/2018
    1:09:33
  61. 69.
    #18: A new science foundation in America05/22/2018
    1:24:35
  62. 70.
    #17: What’s the future of emergency medical systems in the age of climate change?05/15/2018
    1:17:46
  63. 71.
    #16: Clouds ruin EVERYTHING05/08/2018
    1:08:01
  64. 72.
    #15: Can carbon capture be a building block in climate action, Part II?05/01/2018
    1:08:36
  65. 73.
    #14: How do we improve America’s agriculture system?04/24/2018
    1:08:44
  66. 74.
    #13: A blueprint for suing the pants off fossil fuel companies04/17/2018
    1:09:31
  67. 75.
    #12: Can algorithms predict the next major pandemic?04/10/2018
    1:20:25
  68. 76.
    #11: Can carbon capture be a building block in climate action?04/03/2018
    1:13:23
  69. 77.
    #10: The Tantrum That Saved The World03/27/2018
    1:12:13
  70. 78.
    #9: How do we stay safe from infectious disease (zombies)?03/20/2018
    1:23:54
  71. 79.
    #8: How do we safeguard science in American schools?03/13/2018
    1:18:46
  72. 80.
    #7: How can we use the ocean without using it up?03/06/2018
    1:28:12
  73. 81.
    #6: The queer female volcanologist who wants to change Congress02/27/2018
    1:21:54
  74. 82.
    #5: Is climate action worth getting kicked out of Congress?02/20/2018
    1:07:11
  75. 83.
    #4: What does the bible say about climate change?02/13/2018
    1:11:47
  76. 84.
    #3: A professional climate denier changes his mind02/09/2018
    1:05:20
  77. 85.
    #2: Can this boat full of women save the world?02/06/2018
    1:10:20
  78. 86.
    #1: Sixteen Minutes to Live01/17/2018
    34:18

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