The Anti-Dread Climate Podcast The climate crisis is undeniable and overwhelming. People have a lot of questions about how they can help the planet in their daily lives. We have the answers, each week, in less time than it will take you to sort your recyclables.
The Anti-Dread Climate Podcast

The Anti-Dread Climate Podcast

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The climate crisis is undeniable and overwhelming. People have a lot of questions about how they can help the planet in their daily lives. We have the answers, each week, in less time than it will take you to sort your recyclables.

Most Recent Episodes

Impatient for Change (from "Outrage + Optimism") - Bonus episode

This is an episode of Outrage + Optimism we think you'll enjoy, a podcast that explore the stories behind the headlines on climate change, talking to the change-makers turning challenges into opportunities. On this episode the hosts welcome Hannah Ritchie, Deputy Editor at Our World in Data and a Senior Researcher at the University of Oxford and discuss her book "Not the End of the World, How We Can Be the First Generation to Build a Sustainable Planet." Tune in for a thought-provoking dialogue you won't want to miss!

What to do when climate change feels unstoppable (from "TED Climate") - Bonus episode

This is an episode of TED Climate we think you'd enjoy, a podcast from the TED Audio Collective, which is back for a new season. We know today's youth have inherited a big, unprecedented climate problem to solve — and the eco-anxiety to go with it. Gen-Zer and activist Clover Hogan shares why the path to climate action starts with the one thing you can control: your mindset. She explains why challenging the stories that keep you feeling powerless can help you take the first step to protecting the planet for generations to come.

What to do when climate change feels unstoppable (from "TED Climate") - Bonus episode

What's the greenest kind of funeral?

You can spend your whole life taking climate action... but what about disposing of your body after death? What's the most planet-friendly way to plan a funeral? Caleigh leads Candice through the carbon costs of traditional burial and looks for more climate-friendly alternatives.

How to hack rebates to upgrade your home

Where should you start with greening your home, and how do you get it subsidized?

Do carbon offsets help with airplane emissions?

If you frequently fly, then you might want to offset your carbon emissions. But what does that even mean, and how do you start? As a frequent flyer herself, Caleigh talks with Candice about the ways you can offset emissions in your personal life and through carbon offset projects.

What do you do when you want to change a mind?

Not every conversation about climate change is agreeable. On this episode, Candice facilitates a discussion between Caleigh and her mother to learn more about how people can have a productive relationship even if they disagree on a political issue that's pretty central to their identities.

How to teach kids about climate action

How do you talk about climate change with kids? Candice has lots of tips. Caleigh describes two very different 5th grade classrooms she visited that illustrate how the approach you take to talking about climate makes a big difference in how kids feel afterwards.

How to cultivate a climate-friendly yard

Calling all gardeners! Are you confused about what kinds of plants to put in your yard? An LA tree expert helps Candice and Caleigh through an in-depth discussion about native plants and best practices for landscaping.

Which is better, chicken or fish?

Caleigh and Candice break down one of your daily decisions with the biggest planetary impact: what you eat. Which is better for the planet, being pescetarian or eating chicken every once in a while? And what about eating a little lower on the food chain?

I have dread. Lots of dread.

Overwhelmed by climate change? Here are some ways to manage the anxiety.