Heat of the Moment

Heat of the Moment

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Stories from the front lines of the fight against climate change


Talking Green Without Seeing Red
Jun 3 • 30 min
The dialogue surrounding climate change is often passionate and sometimes contentious, especially when it touches on people’s livelihoods, religion, or political beliefs. So how can those seeking action get past the rancor and have a constructive…
A New Plan for the Amazon
May 27 • 31 min
The Amazon rainforest has been called “the lungs of the planet” as it plays an outsized role in absorbing the Earth’s carbon dioxide output. But industrial interests have led to rapid deforestation in parts of the Amazon, which is not only disrupting…
Food 2.0
May 20 • 26 min
How food production contributes to climate change and what individuals and the agricultural industry can do to make food production, distribution, and disposal more eco-friendly.
The Future of Green Energy
May 13 • 30 min
As the world looks to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, there’s hope in the growing renewable energy market. In this episode of Heat of the Moment, Daniel Schrag, the director of Harvard University’s Center for the Environment, speaks to host John Sutter…
How to Make Cities Greener
May 6 • 28 min
How rethinking urban design can have a major impact on carbon emissions and the quality of city life.
When Climate Hits Home
Apr 29 • 26 min
Climate change is forcing people from their homes, especially in island nations. How can the world change its policy toward climate migrants, and what can be done to assist those who want to stay not only survive but thrive?
What Would Greta Do?
Apr 22 • 29 min
A look into youth climate activism with a focus on the Sunrise Movement in the United States and Marinel Ubaldo, a young activist in the Philippines.
How Far We’ve Come
Apr 15 • 30 min
In our premiere episode, we climb aboard an audio time machine with the reporter Adam Cole to look back at pivotal moments in climate change history. Host John D. Sutter speaks with the actor and climate activist Ed Begley Jr. about the first Earth Day 50…
Trailer: Heat of the Moment
Mar 24 • 2 min
It’s easy to quickly feel defeated when confronted with the stark realities of climate change. Heat of the Moment takes listeners beyond the challenges they hear about in the news, delivering original insights from climate experts—and most importantly,…