Introducing The Climate 2020 Podcast - The Years Project

Introducing The Climate 2020 Podcast

By The YEARS Project

Climate 2020 is a new podcast hosted by our founder David Gelber and Jeff Nesbit, the executive director of Climate Nexus. The podcast is a weekly one-stop-shop for listeners to catch up on environmental news, hear about new solutions and listen to thought-provoking conversations about how humanity can solve our world’s greatest crisis. David and Jeff have a long track record of bringing powerful reporting and commentary to U.S. audiences. 

The first episode features interviews with Chris Hayes, host of MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes,” as well as Columbia Journalism Review Editor Kyle Pope, The Nature Conservancy’s Evan Endres and Berwood Yost, Director of the Center for Opinion Research at Franklin and Marshall College. Plus, Associate Producer Jaime Kaiser head’s out to a student strike, to learn why young people are skipping class to send a message about the climate crisis. 

Listen to the first episode here.

Other recent episodes feature Politico Energy Desk Reporter Ben Lefebvre, The Wall Street Journal’s Russell Gold and Leah Stokes, Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. 

The show will feature roundtables with eclectic guests discussing the latest climate and political news, as well as enterprise reporting from environmental and political events.

Janet Babin is the executive producer of Climate 2020. She has a long history of reporting and producing audio, often covering the climate crisis. Babin reported from the Greenland ice sheet in a series of stories for PRI’s The World.  

New episodes are available every Thursday on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify or on your favorite podcast app. You can get updates about the show on Twitter and Instagram @climate2020pod, and join the conversation over in the Climate 2020 Podcast Facebook group

Climate 2020 was co-created by The Planet Project, Inc., and BOOM, a division of John Marshall Media. It is produced in association with The Years Project, a 501(c)3 climate change communications nonprofit based in New York City. Exelon has provided the funding for this project.

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