26:12 | Can a belated push to phase out oil imports speed up Europe’s transition to a green economy? And Is it time for Germany to crank up its nuclear power?
10:25 | Al Gore explains how the financial interests of fossil fuel companies have blocked the policymaking process in key countries — and calls for a global epiphany to take on the climate crisis.
11:42 | A video about capturing and utilising the enormous quantities of heat currently going to waste from more than seven million data centres and tens of millions of industrial facilities around the world.
11:30 | Climate tech investor Gabriel Kra offers five big reasons to be optimistic about climate — starting with the fact that many of the world’s best minds are focused and working on building a clean future for all.
14:20 | A team at MIT has combined and improved several existing technologies into a flexible modular solution that could be as much as 30x cheaper than existing lithium-ion technology.
16:19 | 15 million jobs are set to be lost from the fossil fuel industry in the coming years, but more than three times that will be created in the renewable sector.
8:16 | What will happen to the planet if climate change melts what’s left of Arctic permafrost?
12:25 | What links 80-year-old Sue Parfitt and 20-year-old Carla Rochel? Both are committed to taking action on climate change.
12:30 | A new study proposes copying the way nature creates seashells, so that we can durably store billions of tonnes of carbon in solid rocks on the seabed.
11:16 | The oceans, that cover most of the planet, are full of energy. So much, in fact, that if we could harness that of all the waves, we’d fulfill global demand three times over. There’s just one small problem.
50:19 | It is more urgent than ever for Europe to become self-sufficient in energy. This is accompanied by major power shifts, both within and outside the EU.
10:40 | Constructing buildings is awful for the environment. With 60% of the world population set to live in cities by 2030, how can we make buildings…not suck?
28:05 | Climate change is a threat to human rights. Court rulings are now making governments and businesses sit up and listen.
10:46 | Ben Shapiro returns to a college campus to teach them about pseudoscience.
13:53 | The latest IPCC report suggests we can survive the 21st century by making unprecedented and totally radical changes in the next eight years. But are they deluding themselves and giving us a false sense of security?
6:10 | Every year, ocean levels rise and high tides flood the low-lying Marshall Islands in the Pacific, destroying homes, salinating water supplies and disrupting livelihoods.
15:59 | Solar photovoltaic panels provide electricity for homes, businesses and utility scale grid providers. Ironically though, the hotter they get in direct sunshine, the less effective they are at producing power.
4:17 | The world is changing at an unprecedented pace. But WE, the people, refuse to give in to despair or inaction.
9:38 | The car industry is trying to save the combustion engine. Their best bet: synthetic fuels.
14:00 | There are no silver bullets in the fight against climate change — but there are some blindingly obvious solutions that wouldn’t hurt anybody.
9:09 | Animal scientist Ermias Kebreab talks through an ingenious solution to reduce methane-rich cow burps by feeding cattle something growing below the surface of the ocean: seaweed.
0:47 | Global warming isn’t uniform around the planet. This visualization shows global temperature changes per latitude zone from 1880 to 2021, illustrating that the Arctic is warming much faster than other regions.
7:27 | Maria Gallucci introduces a planet-friendly alternative that could fuel tens of thousands of cargo ships: green ammonia.
14:35 | Nuclear fusion promises to provide unlimited, cheap, safe energy for the future of humankind. But are the latest “breakthroughs” really as good as they’re made out to be?
13:58 | We can’t rely on those who created climate change to fix it, says climate justice organizer Ozawa Bineshi Albert.
12:44 | Bringing up climate change is one tried and true way to ruin a dinner party — and leave people feeling helpless and apathetic. But it doesn’t have to be that way, if we change how we communicate.
11:39 | Why is China appointing thousands of judges to environmental courts and training prosecutors to bring cases to them, even if it means suing the government?
1:10 | This visualization shows monthly global temperature anomalies (changes from an average) between the years 1880 and 2021.
50:07 | America Ferrera journeys to Illinois to shed light on the US’ controversial dependence on coal plants. Sigourney Weaver explores China’s explosive economic growth and the impact it is having on the environment on a global scale.
50:08 | Nikki Reed explores what some believe to be the ultimate solution: putting a price on carbon pollution. Aasif Mandvi travels to Kenya’s wildlife preserves to understand just how much of a threat climate change poses to endangered species.
50:07 | Joshua Jackson travels from Vancouver to the Great Barrier Reef to the small fishing villages of the Philippines to see firsthand the effects of manmade climate change on the world’s oceans.
50:08 | Bradley Whitford examines the grass-roots efforts to build consensus on Capitol Hill that global warming is a critical issue. Ty Burrell takes to the open road to investigate the future of an American way of life: the automobile.
50:07 | Tom Friedman investigates the increasing population of climate refugees flowing out of Africa, and Don Cheadle is on the ground in California, where the worst drought in 1,200 years is having devastating effects.
50:07 | Arnold Schwarzenegger sets out to explore the military’s relationship with a changing climate while supermodel and activist Gisele Bündchen travels to her home country of Brazil to explore the devastating decline of the country’s forests.
50:07 | Jack Black investigates if Miami and other low-lying coastal areas can survive the rising seas. Ian Somerhalder journeys to a blue hole off the coast of Cuba to investigate the future threat of superstorms.
50:07 | In the season opener, David Letterman travels to India. Back in the U.S., Cecily Strong travels to Florida and Nevada.
11:41 | Sodium-ion batteries have been overshadowed by lithium-ion for decades, but there’s a thousand times more sodium in the earth’s crust than there is lithium.
8:50 | Susan Ruffo highlights the ocean’s ready-made solutions to the climate crisis: From storing carbon to providing protection to coastal communities.
10:57 | Denmark’s climate minister Dan Jørgensen lays out his plan to end the country’s oil industry by 2050 and transition to a fossil-free future powered by wind energy.
10:23 | Rachel Kyte identifies four major areas with transformative solutions — from roofs painted with bright white paint to solar control glass to more efficient cold chains for vaccines.
15:49 | Can we survive the coming decades? The IPCC has just published their answer, at least from a climate point of view. And they pull no punches.
12:38 | What do woolly pigs have to do with climate change?
12:06 | Once considered the ugly duckling of environmental conservation, seagrass is emerging as a powerful tool for climate action.
57:58 | In the season finale, Michael C. Hall concludes his journey to Bangladesh. M. Sanjayan returns to address and question some of the top climate scientists. Thomas Friedman concludes the first season with an discussion of global climate change with President Barack Obama.
57:57 | In episode eight, Matt Damon takes viewers on an investigation into the impact of extreme heat on human health and mortality. Michael C. Hall journeys to the low-lying deltaic country of Bangladesh. Thomas Friedman concludes his investigation of three Middle Eastern nations.
55:10 | In episode seven, three stories provide insight into the economic costs and opportunities of global warming.
58:11 | In episode six, America Ferrera profiles prominent climate skeptic James Taylor of the Heartland Institute. Mark Bittman returns to conduct a yearlong investigation into natural gas.
58:06 | In episode five, Olivia Munn profiles the nation’s most climate-conscious governor — Jay Inslee of Washington State. Meanwhile, Mark Bittman probes New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s evasion of the topic of man-made climate change.