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"The Conversations Most Vital to Our Survival As a Species”. Quinn Emmett and Brian Colbert Kennedy, publishers of the popular “Important, Not Important” weekly newsletter and otherwise regular, progressive, terrified folks like you, host weekly-ish conversations with awesome scientists, engineers, doctors, politicians, and journalists, as they discuss the questions and topics most likely to either save the planet, or end it! Topics include climate change, artificial intelligence, clean energy, space exploration, antibiotics, bio-tech and more.

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A highlight from Issue #229: Fossil Fuel Funding, MDMA Magic, Leaky Legislation

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110. The End of the Universe - burst 18

110. The End of the Universe - burst 18

110. The End of the Universe - burst 18

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The End of the Universe With Sarafina Nance

The End of the Universe With Sarafina Nance

The End of the Universe With Sarafina Nance

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A highlight from 110. The End of the Universe

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A highlight from Issue #228: Carbon Offset Upset, the COVID Baby Bust, Man vs. Mosquito

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A highlight from Issue #228: Carbon Offset Upset, the COVID Baby Bust, Man vs. Mosquito

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A highlight from 109. Introducing What Can I Do?

A highlight from 109. Introducing What Can I Do?

A highlight from 109. Introducing What Can I Do?

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A highlight from Issue #227: Building a Better Battery, Its Covid Crunch Time, I Was Promised Waterworld Wouldnt Suck

A highlight from Issue #227: Building a Better Battery, Its Covid Crunch Time, I Was Promised Waterworld Wouldnt Suck

A highlight from Issue #227: Building a Better Battery, Its Covid Crunch Time, I Was Promised Waterworld Wouldnt Suck

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A highlight from 108. Affecting Real Change With the Power of Data

A highlight from 108. Affecting Real Change With the Power of Data

A highlight from 108. Affecting Real Change With the Power of Data

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A highlight from Issue #226: Show Me Receipts, I Like Those Odds, The Next Frontier in Your Fleshbag

A highlight from Issue #226: Show Me Receipts, I Like Those Odds, The Next Frontier in Your Fleshbag

A highlight from Issue #226: Show Me Receipts, I Like Those Odds, The Next Frontier in Your Fleshbag

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A highlight from 107. Start a Sustainable Fashion Revolution

A highlight from 107. Start a Sustainable Fashion Revolution

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A highlight from Issue #225: The Cost of Climate Change, Skeptical Evangelists, Algorithms for the Win

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A highlight from Do Better Better #17: Start Over

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A highlight from 106. Making It Safer To Birth Black Babies

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A highlight from Best of the Best: No Way To Prevent This, Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens

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It's Not a Great Week To Be an Egyptian Ship Pilot

It's Not a Great Week To Be an Egyptian Ship Pilot

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#103: Black Hearts Matter

#103: Black Hearts Matter

#103: Black Hearts Matter

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Issue #220: Sunk Costs are Sinking Cities, Finally the Food Chain is Essential, & Putting the AI in Racist

Issue #220: Sunk Costs are Sinking Cities, Finally the Food Chain is Essential, & Putting the AI in Racist

Issue #220: Sunk Costs are Sinking Cities, Finally the Food Chain is Essential, & Putting the AI in Racist

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One Year Into The Pandemic, How Has COVID-19 Shaped Who We Are?

One Year Into The Pandemic, How Has COVID-19 Shaped Who We Are?

One Year Into The Pandemic, How Has COVID-19 Shaped Who We Are?

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Issue #219: The Social Cost of Carbon, Not Enough Nurses, & Even Trumps Corporate Bailouts Were Racist

Issue #219: The Social Cost of Carbon, Not Enough Nurses, & Even Trumps Corporate Bailouts Were Racist

Issue #219: The Social Cost of Carbon, Not Enough Nurses, & Even Trumps Corporate Bailouts Were Racist

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Do Better Better #16: The Hard Work Starts Yesterday

Do Better Better #16: The Hard Work Starts Yesterday

Do Better Better #16: The Hard Work Starts Yesterday

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Do Better Better #16: The Hard Work Starts Yesterday

Do Better Better #16: The Hard Work Starts Yesterday

Do Better Better #16: The Hard Work Starts Yesterday

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Issue #218: How to Help Texas, Catching Our Breath, & Creating Equitable Education

Issue #218: How to Help Texas, Catching Our Breath, & Creating Equitable Education

Issue #218: How to Help Texas, Catching Our Breath, & Creating Equitable Education

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Issue #217: Capitalism Gonna Capitalism, Vaccines Are Working, & The Secrets Hidden in Your Poop

Issue #217: Capitalism Gonna Capitalism, Vaccines Are Working, & The Secrets Hidden in Your Poop

Issue #217: Capitalism Gonna Capitalism, Vaccines Are Working, & The Secrets Hidden in Your Poop

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Issue #216: Downsides of Living in the Future, Sustainable and Enjoyable Retirements, & Why You Should Upgrade Your Mask

Issue #216: Downsides of Living in the Future, Sustainable and Enjoyable Retirements, & Why You Should Upgrade Your Mask

Issue #216: Downsides of Living in the Future, Sustainable and Enjoyable Retirements, & Why You Should Upgrade Your Mask

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