Children’s Podcasts about Climate Change and the Environment
Children are smarter than we think, and as a result, they pick up on things that we don’t even notice. They can see the way that our environment is changing and how it’s affecting them. They care because they’re the ones who will have to live in the world that previous generations have left behind. Climate change is something that’s very real for them and they want to do something about it.
Below we’ve collated episodes and shows to keep younger minds up to date and inspired in helping to make the world a better place.
I’m constantly wondering if we’re already out of time. I’m not alone here? Am I? AM I?! The air is poisoned, the ice caps are melting, the forests are on fire, the oceans are plastic soup, every moment of every day another creature goes extinct and all of it, all of it, was preventable. And the reasons why people decided not to prevent it?
Ep1 – Biodiversity – Bee: A Superhero…
We go into the woods with Wild Awake, the forest school reconnecting kids to nature, buzz to a school where bees are part of the curriculum and quiz zoologist Shane McGuinness on why biodiversity is so important. And two girls from Ballybough give bees a fighting chance.
What is climate change?
This week’s minicast had a bit of a subject change. We were going to talk about Tides with Dr. Chuck Darwin, but the United States Supreme Court made a ruling to limit the government’s ability to combat climate change last week, so we thought we’d talk about what it is, what causes it, and how you can help.
What to Do About Trash?
Trash is one of the biggest problems on the planet. But scientists are coming up with solutions that might surprise you. In this Earth Day episode, we meet two researchers who are tackling trash in two very different ways. Kevin Solomon hopes to solve the challenge of recycling plastic with the help of meal worms, and Lily Pollans is figuring out what kids can do to help everyone make less trash. Find out how science can help tackle Earth’s biggest challenges – and how you can help.
Two Whats?! And A Wow! – Don’t Let It Go To Waste!
Why are Mindy and Guy Raz serving up old bad ideas?! And what does this have to do with recycling?! We’ve got questions AND answers on this eco-friendly round of Two Whats?! And a Wow! We’re challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about RECYCLING! Originally aired 10/1/21.
641: Bin Buddies: a mindful story and relaxation
Tamara Trash Can feels a little uncomfortable when Rhonda Recycling Bin arrives at the Ahway Island Animal Sanctuary’s Visitors Center. Will the two become friends?
Where do our recycled items go?
When you put your recycling in the bin where do you think it goes? Into the rubbish truck? But then what happens to it? We find out what happens with the help of rubbish expert Dr Trevor Thornton from Deakin University.
1 Point 5: Who, How, and Why
In our book and on the show, we draw a connection between our planet heating and someone’s body having a fever. We want to give credit for this analogy to Anthony Leiserowitz, Director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.