5 Podcasts About Climate Change You Should Be Listening To

Oct 1 · 3 min read

Audio is a powerful medium to affect change in the world. And how we use it to fight the impending climate crisis has never been more important. That’s why we bring you 5 amazing podcasts that are trying to do their part to enlighten listeners, stimulating discussions, and making the call for action against climate change even louder.

1. Colourful Numbers

Colourful Numbers is a new podcast (brought to you by Volume) that zooms in from the global towards the local and talks about how climate change is manifesting around the world. In each episode hosts Paul McNally and Lutfiyah Suliman take a series of seemingly random numbers and explore what each of those numbers reveal about our new climate reality.

You can listen to Colourful Numbers here, or wherever you get your podcasts!

2. Drilled

If you want to know how we got here, give Drilled a listen. It’s an investigative podcast about the oil industry, and how the most elaborate propaganda campaign of the century was created: climate change denial. Get a glimpse into the secret documents, psychological warfare, whistle blowing, and media manipulation behind the story.

Listen to it here.

3. Warm Regards

Brought to you by paleoecologist Jacquelyn Gill and journalist Andy Revkin, Warm Regards takes an in-depth scientific look at climate change with interviews from experts.

Find Warm Regards here.

4. The Biggest Story in the World

This podcast takes you behind the scenes of The Guardian newsroom tracking former editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger and his journalistic team’s mission to help save the world from climate change one story at a time.

Listen to The Guardian’s battle to make a 20 year-old story matter again here.

5. Mother of Invention

This podcast’s premise is simple: “Climate change is a man-made problem with a feminist solution!” This edgy activist podcast celebrates amazing women doing remarkable things in pursuit of climate justice.

Find Mother of Invention here.


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Adriaan Odendaal

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Volume is a WhatsApp-First Podcast Network from South Africa

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