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Environmental Podcasts for Young Environmentalists

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Environmental Podcasts for Young Environmentalists

Are you a young eco-warrior eager to deepen your understanding of environmental issues? Whether you're commuting, exercising, or simply relaxing at home, podcasts offer a convenient way to stay informed and inspired. Here's a curated list of must-listen environmental podcasts that will fuel your passion for sustainability:


“Speak Environment” with Ciarra Dawson

With a focus on Ecological Action, Speak Environment tackles issues from a practical perspective, with current issues and social change at the fore. For a strong voice and intersectional thinking, this is a great podcast.

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"Climate Now" with James Lawlor

Produced by Climate Now, this podcast offers timely updates on climate change news, policies, and innovations. Stay informed about the latest developments in the fight against climate change and gain insights into global efforts to build a sustainable future.

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“39 Ways to Save the Planet” by BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio Four, in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society, presents 39 ideas to relieve the stress that climate change is exerting on the planet.

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"Sustainababble" with Ol and Dave

This now ended podcast series, still has some jem episodes. A light-hearted take on serious environmental issues, Sustainababble explores sustainability with humor and wit. Each episode dissects complex topics, making them accessible and entertaining for listeners of all ages.

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“Science Vs" with Wendy Zukerman

While not exclusively focused on the environment, Science Vs takes a critical look at popular scientific claims. Episodes covering environmental topics provide a well-researched and engaging exploration of the science behind environmental challenges. We recommend the episodes on ‘Who killed affordable housing’ and ‘I’ll Be Dammed: Beavers Fighting Climate Change’

Listen to Science Vs


"How to Save a Planet" with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Alex Blumberg

This podcast offers actionable insights on tackling climate change. With a focus on solutions, each episode explores innovations and initiatives that contribute to building a sustainable future.

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These podcasts provide a diverse range of perspectives and information, making them valuable resources for young aspiring environmentalists. Plug in your headphones, hit play, and let these podcasts be your companions on the journey to becoming a well-informed advocate for the planet. Happy listening!


The BSc (Hons) in Spatial Planning and Environmental Management (TU835) 

Are you passionate about our towns and cities?  And curious about the environment and the world around you?  Do you want to join the fight against climate change?  The BSc (Hons) in Spatial Planning and Environmental Management (TU835) is one of Ireland’s top professionally accredited programmes and offers choicesopportunities and careers in creating a sustainable future. 

Check out day-to-day life at TU Dublin Environment & Planning, part of the TU Dublin School of Architecture, Building and Environment (SABE), on our socials at InstagramTikTok and Linked-In.


Why not visit us at the TU Dublin Spring Open Day?

The Spring CAO Open Day takes place on Saturday 13th April from 10am – 12.30pm at TU Dublin Bolton Street, where it is possible to meet with current students and staff on the above programmes, and to visit our studios. 

Students can register directly for the Spring CAO Open Day here.

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