Warm Regards

53 EpisodesProduced by Eric Holthaus

Warm Regards is a podcast about the warming planet. The show is hosted by Jacquelyn Gill, a paleoecologist at the University of Maine, and Andy Revkin, a veteran journalist at ProPublica, with a rotating group of co-hosts including Ramesh Laungani, a biologist at Doane University; and Sarah Myhre, a… read more

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A Religious Response to Climate Change

May 29th, 2019

42:38

Ramesh Laungani and Sarah Myhre cover the overlap of the climate and extinction crises before inviting on Rev. Susan Hendershot and Rev. Brian Sauder of Interfaith Power and Light for a discussion around climate action …

The Dangers of Doing Science in the Field

May 9th, 2019

49:38

In a very timely and poignant conversation, Jacquelyn Gill, co-host Sarah Myhre and geologist Jane Willenbring share their personal experiences of …

Is Climate Science Easier to Swallow as Science Fiction?

April 10th, 2019

51:02

Jacquelyn Gill and Ramesh Laungani chat about the Green New Deal and bittersweet arrival (almost) of spring before welcoming journalist author and …

Empowering Women to Chill Out the Planet: Climate and Gender Equity with Dr. Katharine Wilkinson

March 25th, 2019

53:47

Jacquelyn Gill introduces new rotating co-host Mary Annaïse Heglar and welcomes Dr. Katharine Wilkinson, VP of Communication and Engagement for Project Drawdown, for a chat about gender equality, climate change, …

Can we fix it? A serious look at where geoengineering stands

March 13th, 2019

50:05

It's been an exceptionally long and harsh winter in North America and it has Jacquelyn thinking about what is and isn't in our control. On the topic …

Meet the youth pushing for a Green New Deal on the local level

February 14th, 2019

40:36

Ramesh Laungani and guest co-host Joe Mascaro speak with young activists Olya Wright and Lily Gardner from iMatter Youth about their efforts to bring about real climate reform. It's a conversation that will leave you …

What We Talk About When We Talk About Climate (and where and how we do it)

December 17th, 2018

40:41

Co-hosts Jacquelyn Gill and Ramesh Laungani welcome scientist, columnist and author Dana Nuccitelli on to take a broad look at the media landscape …

Is Climate the Greatest Story Rarely Told?

November 29th, 2018

44:10

Jacquelyn and Ramesh chat with Columbia University climate scientist and storyteller Kate Marvel about a fairy tale she wrote. Also, do Dragons like …

The Surprising Truth About Environmentalists and Voting

November 2nd, 2018

49:33

Co-hosts Jacquelyn Gill and Ramesh Laungani talk to Nathaniel Stinnett of the Environmental Voter Project about the problems and the potential of environmentalists' track record on voting, and just in time for Election …

How climate change is being confronted from space

October 17th, 2018

45:49

Co-hosts Ramesh Laungani and Sarah Myhre chat with scientist turned satellite guru Joe Mascaro of Planet Labs about how cubesats and satellite constellations can change the way we understand and address climate change.

How Citizens Climate Lobby Creates Green Solutions From Red and Blue

September 12th, 2018

57:40

Ramesh Laungani, Sarah Myhre and Andy Revkin chat about Carbon Fees and also talk to Steve Valk with Citizens' Climate Lobby about work across all …

Voices of the Future: Hope for Climate, Science and Climate Science

September 4th, 2018

45:52

Co-hosts Jacquelyn Gill and Ramesh Laungani went to the Ecological Society of America meeting and spoke to scientists from around the world about …

The Myth of the Earth Mama: The Hidden Clash Between Environmentalism and Feminism

August 14th, 2018

1:01:32

Co-hosts Jacquelyn Gill and Sarah Myhre have an honest and sometimes hilarious conversation with Jennifer Bernstein of USC about the tension between the women's movement and the green movement.

Also, Myhre breaks down …

Change in our oceans is a social problem, too.

July 23rd, 2018

51:35

Co-hosts Jacquelyn Gill and Ramesh Laungani speak to Melissa Watkinson, who researches the social and cultural dimensions of ocean acidification in …

This is Zero Hour: The Voices Behind the July 21 Youth Climate March

July 2nd, 2018

47:21

The Zero Hour movement is organizing a Youth Climate lobby day on July 19 and a march July 21 in Washington, D.C. to deliver a set of demands to …

"Climate Change is a Pathway into Science": Introducing Ramesh Laungani

May 29th, 2018

49:08

The Warm Regards team is thrilled to introduce Ramesh Laungani as a rotating co-host of the show, appearing alongside Jacquelyn, Andy (and others - stay tuned) every few episodes.

In his introductory episode, Ramesh and …

There is No Red and Blue America, Because There's Really Six Americas

April 3rd, 2018

43:46

We’ve all heard about red and blue states making up our politically polarized nation. But when it comes to climate change, there are more than just …

Diversity and climate with Kim Cobb

March 7th, 2018

43:26

Host Andy Revkin chats with Georgia Tech's Kim Cobb about the importance of paleoclimate and what records of the earth and environment’s previous eons can tell us about where we are, where we’re headed and what can be …

Finding Shared Values - Katharine Hayhoe on Engaging with Climate Change Deniers

December 19th, 2017

44:13

Renowned scientist and communicator Katharine Hayhoe joins Jacquelyn for an enlightening discussion on how best to communicate with climate deniers. …

#MeToo: The Harassment of Women Scientists Online - and Off.

December 7th, 2017

46:08

Jacquelyn Gill and paleoclimatologist Dr. Sarah Myhre talk about the deep misogyny facing women scientists in online communities, and often in their …

Thanksgiving thoughts: Do you waste more or less food than most people?

November 23rd, 2017

53:07

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Jacquelyn Gill speaks with Victoria Ligon, an expert in food waste from the University of Arizona. If you think you hate wasting food more than most people, you might be surprised to hear …

Talking to DOI Whistleblower Joel Clement

October 27th, 2017

31:40

Andy Revkin is joined by Joel Clement, the Department of the Interior's whistleblower. Joel talks about his job at DOI, his resignation and "scathing letter", and his concern for Alaska's Indigenous communities.

Find …

"Still in Emergency Mode": Puerto Rico & The Caribbean Three Weeks Out from Maria

October 12th, 2017

27:16

Eric Holthaus and Miami meteorologist John Morales hash out their thoughts on a relentless hurricane season, the desperate situation in Puerto Rico, …

Climate Change Got You Down? You Need to Hear This Now

October 9th, 2017

43:06

Andrew Revkin and Jacquelyn Gill talk with Sara Moore about climate adaptation and staying hopeful in what feels like very troubling times.

Sara …

People Power: The Fight for Environmental Justice in the Age of Climate Change

September 14th, 2017

55:32

In one of the most hopeful episodes yet, Jacquelyn and Eric are joined by Mustafa Santiago Ali, Senior Vice President of Climate, Environmental …

Bonus Episode: Climate Change and the world of Game of Thrones

September 8th, 2017

1:01:25

In this bonus episode of Warm Regards, Jacquelyn and Andy are joined by Kaustubh Thirumalai (paleoclimatologist and postdoctoral researcher at Brown …

Hurricane Harvey and Houston's Four Feet of Rain - Don't Call it an Anomaly (w/ Marshall Shepherd)

August 30th, 2017

26:11

In this quick response episode, former American Meteorological Society President Marshall Shepherd joins Eric Holthaus and Andy Revkin to talk about …

Stories from Shishmaref, Alaska's Climate Frontline

August 21st, 2017

44:10

Jacquelyn, Eric and Andy speak with Esau Sinnok, a 19-year-old climate activist from Shishmaref, a village that has been dealing first-hand with the …

There's No App for Climate Change: A Manifesto for Moving Forward

August 4th, 2017

50:34

Jacquelyn Gill and Andy Revkin talk with Richard Heinberg of the Post Carbon Institute about the dangers of relying on technology to bail us out when …

Catching up on climate in the Trump Era and that overheated New York Magazine article

July 21st, 2017

1:00:56

After a hiatus of a few months, Eric Holthaus, Andrew Revkin and Jacquelyn Gill are back and ready to bring you up to speed on how they've witnessed …

Warm Regards Announcement

May 26th, 2017

0:44

Warm Regards is taking a hiatus until mid-summer. We're working on exciting new content and ideas for the show, and look forward to relaunching bigger and better!

Continue to connect with us on social media:
Facebook: …

Talking mammoths, timescales, and rewilding with "Welcome to Pleistocene Park" writer Ross Andersen

April 10th, 2017

39:45

One of the most fascinating climate change stories of the year comes from Ross Anderson at The Atlantic. In "Welcome to Pleistocene Park", Ross writes about Pleistocene Park, a reserve in Siberia that aims to stave off …

Why more scientists are running for office

February 21st, 2017

31:36

In this week’s show, we’re talking about the growing movement to get more scientists to consider public office. Why do we need more scientists in office in the first place?

Jacquelyn and Andy will talk with Shaughnessy …

Science in a ‘post-fact’ world

February 1st, 2017

50:35

We were expecting to take a longer break while preparing ourselves for 2017. But it’s clear we need to respond to the whirlwind first week of Donald Trump’s presidency –- specifically what it means for science and …

The year in review

December 14th, 2016

56:51

This episode will be the last in Season 1 of Warm Regards.

We’ve had a tremendously positive response to the podcast so far from you, our listeners, and from the larger podcast community. We’re going to be back in …

On humanizing science

December 4th, 2016

48:16

This week, we’re talking with Dr. Jonathan Foley, executive director at the California Academy of Sciences.

The California Academy bills itself as …

Climate anxiety in the Trump era

November 19th, 2016

53:52

It’s been a long week and a half. We’re still processing everything that’s happening, just like all of you. We might never understand it, but it’s clear the consequences for the climate are immediate and have already …

First thoughts on President-Elect Trump

November 9th, 2016

33:52

The climate stakes of last night's election are so huge as to be almost unfathomable. Hundreds of years, dozens of generations. We can't get around that fact. The future of humanity -- and all the species we share this …

Rise of the eco-right

November 4th, 2016

45:29

This week, we’re going to tackle what might be in store when it comes to climate after the election. Specifically, we’re going to examine the future …

Years of Living Dangerously's co-creator on telling the 'biggest story out there'

October 30th, 2016

31:21

Television journalists don’t give much airtime to climate change. In all of 2015, American broadcast networks only collectively devoted 146 minutes …

Does climate matter in America's election?

October 25th, 2016

32:48

This week, we’re talking once again about climate politics as this insane presidential race nears the final stage.

And we’ve got a special guest …

What caused the end of the Ice Age?

October 17th, 2016

18:50

What caused the end of the Ice Age? It’s a 20,000-year old mystery that’s being tackled by climate scientists across the county. Answering this …

The Climate Context of Hurricane Matthew

October 6th, 2016

18:06

This week, we have a special interview with Kerry Emanuel, a meteorologist and climate scientist who specializes in hurricane physics. We’re talking …

Is 2016 the warmest year in all of history?

September 18th, 2016

42:26

Is 2016 the warmest year in all of history?

We’re going to tackle a bold and controversial statement this week: that 2016 is likely the single warmest …

Climate scientists are people too!

September 5th, 2016

51:59

This week, we're joined by Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist at Texas Tech University.

Katharine talks about how she discusses climate change with her friends, family and skeptics. She'll also provide advice for …

Where Earth's future is headed

August 23rd, 2016

42:47

This week, we wrap up our three-part series on the past, present and future of climate science. We’re going to do our best to envision how today’s emissions will impact tomorrow’s planet.

Eric, Jacquelyn and Andy will …

Flood watch: putting Louisiana's epic floods in a climate context

August 17th, 2016

23:51

This week, we’re talking about the ongoing flooding in Louisiana, which the Red Cross now says is likely America’s worst disaster since Hurricane Sandy.

Early last week, the National Hurricane Center began tracking a …

How do you take the planet's temperature?

August 11th, 2016

24:21

For this week’s show, we’re going to continue what we started last week: A brief interlude into the science of climate change.

We’re right in the middle of what’s very likely to be the hottest year on record, and we’ve …

Climate forensics: How scientists reconstruct the past to understand change today

August 2nd, 2016

22:52

For the next three weeks, we’ll bring you bite-sized chunks of science that’ll hone in on how we got to where we are right now -- in the middle of the warmest year that humanity has likely ever experienced -- and where …

Bonus: The Global Cooling Myth

July 27th, 2016

17:20

This week, we present a bonus episode of Warm Regards.

Forty years ago, on April 28th, 1975, Newsweek magazine published an article that created one of the most pervasive scientific myths in modern history.

It was a …

Climate politics in America's crazy presidential race

July 13th, 2016

40:58

If you’re listening to this from a post-apocalyptic Pokemon-dominated global-warming ravaged future –- welcome!

We’re getting to crunch time in the …

Is it time to freak out about the Arctic?

July 1st, 2016

44:27

Snow and ice are disappearing from the Arctic region at unprecedented rates, leaving behind open water that’s much less reflective to incoming …

How do we talk about climate change?

June 23rd, 2016

38:24

For those of us who think about climate change often -- like unhealthily often -- there's sometimes a sense that you're missing the story. Climate change is quite possibly the biggest story of all time. But it can feel …

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