Cover image of David Wallace-Wells

David Wallace-Wells

30 Podcast Episodes

Latest 20 Jan 2022 | Updated Daily

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

Episode artwork

The Truth About Climate Change, Climate Realism and Climate Alarmism, with Bjorn Lomborg and David Wallace-Wells | Ep. 239

The Megyn Kelly Show

Megyn Kelly is joined by Bjorn Lomborg, author of "False Alarm," and David Wallace-Wells, author of "The Uninhabitable Earth," for a wide-ranging conversation and debate about climate change - realism and alarmism. Topics include the worst and best case climate change scenarios, whether climate change is the most important challenge facing humanity or not, America's impact vs. China and India's impact, debating our tangible climate future, celebrity hypocrisy, whether extreme weather events can be connected to climate change, what average Americans can do vs. what governments need to do, the true costs, how innovation can help, and more.Follow The Megyn Kelly Show on all social platforms: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/MegynKellyTwitter: http://Twitter.com/MegynKellyShowInstagram: http://Instagram.com/MegynKellyShowFacebook: http://Facebook.com/MegynKellyShow Find out more information at: https://www.devilmaycaremedia.com/megynkellyshow

1hr 30mins

12 Jan 2022

Episode artwork

Real COVID Risk to Kids and Biden's Lagging Leadership, with Charles C.W. Cooke and David Wallace-Wells | Ep. 221

The Megyn Kelly Show

Megyn Kelly is joined by Charles C.W. Cooke, senior writer for National Review, and David Wallace-Wells, editor-at-large for New York Magazine and author of "The Uninhabitable Earth," to talk about the real risk kids face when it comes to COVID, fear-mongering and messaging problems about the pandemic, the politicization of COVID from both sides, how best to assess risk, the status of therapeutics, whether masks really work, what happens with the Build Back Better bill and Sen. Joe Manchin's next move, President Biden's lagging leadership and strategic mistakes, media trying to cover for Biden, Hillary Clinton's embarrassing reading of her unused victory speech, the transgender swimmer breaking collegiate records, women being culturally pushed out of society, the state of vaccine mandates, and more.Follow The Megyn Kelly Show on all social platforms: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/MegynKellyTwitter: http://Twitter.com/MegynKellyShowInstagram: http://Instagram.com/MegynKellyShowFacebook: http://Facebook.com/MegynKellyShow Find out more information at: https://www.devilmaycaremedia.com/megynkellyshow

1hr 41mins

14 Dec 2021

Similar People

Episode artwork

Episode 123 - No Good COPS (w/ David Wallace-Wells)

Bad Faith

This week. Brie talks climate with David Wallace-Wells, New York Magazine Editor at Large and author of The Uninhabitable Earth -- one of the most sobering climate reads out there. Wallace-Wells helps Brie unpack what exactly is in the infrastructure bills with respect to climate, and asks whether AOC's claim that "America's back" at the COP 26 climate conference is a wee bit premature. Brie & Wallace-Wells also discuss what is and isn't being achieved at the Glasgow climate conference, whether climate goals are reachable in the absence of any global accountability mechanism, and the case climate reparations. What does the global north owe the global south, and is there any way the global north will pay absent pitchforks and revolution? Finally, we close out this week's public episode with an interview with one of the climate protestors who famously blocked Joe Manchin's Maserati last week. Kidus Girma, fresh off a two week hunger strike, talks climate strategy for the future, and what parties eager to prevent the end of the world as we know it can do. Subscribe to Bad Faith on Patreon to instantly unlock our full premium episode library: http://patreon.com/badfaithpodcast Subscribe to Bad Faith on YouTube for video of this episode. Find Bad Faith on Twitter (@badfaithpod) and Instagram (@badfaithpod). Produced by Ben Dalton (@wbend). Theme by Nick Thorburn (@nickfromislands).

1hr 12mins

11 Nov 2021

Episode artwork

David Wallace-Wells On 2021's 'Off The Charts' Climate Emergencies

The Climate Pod

David Wallace-Wells is no stranger to contemplating the most disruptive and devastating outcomes of the climate crisis. His pivotal 2019 book, The Uninhabitable Earth, and 2017 article of the same name detailed some of the worst disasters that awaited humanity if action on climate was further delayed. Still, in 2021, even he's surprised by what he's seeing unfold. Record floods, out of control wildfires, and sweltering heatwaves are all placing constant pressure on nations and delivering tragic outcomes around the globe. "We are already not prepared for the warming we have today," Wallace-Wells told us.  In this wide-ranging conversation, Wallace-Wells talks about his new piece "How To Live In A Climate 'Permanent Emergency,'" how this year's unprecedented climate catastrophes should shape adaptation measures immediately, how his thinking has changed since the publishing of The Uninhabitable Earth, what he thought about the recent leaked IPCC report, and what he hopes global leaders will do to address climate change at the upcoming COP26 and beyond. Subscribe to our Substack newsletter "The Climate Weekly": https://theclimateweekly.substack.com/ As always, follow us @climatepod on Twitter and email us at theclimatepod@gmail.com. Our music is "Gotta Get Up" by The Passion Hifi, check out his music at thepassionhifi.com. Rate, review and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and more! Subscribe to our new YouTube channel! Join our Facebook group. Check out our updated website! Further Reading/Listening Dr. Thomas Lovejoy on Avoiding Catastrophic Biodiversity Loss in the Amazon Parts of the Amazon Go From Absorbing Carbon Dioxide to Emitting It The DeSmog Team on the COVID-19 and Climate Denial Connection

1hr 15mins

21 Jul 2021

Most Popular

Episode artwork

David Wallace-Wells

The Dr. Drew Podcast

New York Magazine Journalist David Wallace-Wells joins Dr. Drew this week to discuss his extensive work on climate change and his book 'The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming'. Learn more about David by following him on Twitter @DWallaceWells.Visit AirMedCareNetwork.com/drew and use offer code DREW.Go to PublicRec.comGo to www.bioptimizers.com/drew and use coupon code DRDREW

1hr 5mins

27 May 2021

Episode artwork

EP #273 - 05.06.2021 - Climate Change and the Pandemic w/ David Wallace-Wells


Today I welcome David Wallace-Wells, journalist and author of The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming to COVIDCalls. David Wallace-Wells is editor at large of New York magazine and the author of the international best-seller The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming, which the New York Times called both "brilliant" and "the scariest book I've ever read," the Guardian called "an epoch-defining book," and the Washington Post called "this generation's Silent Spring." He is a national fellow at the New America Foundation and writes frequently about the near future of science and technology.

1hr 5mins

7 May 2021

Episode artwork

The habitable earth with David Wallace-Wells

What Comes After What Comes Next

James catches up with author and journalist David Wallace-Wells. David's 2017 best-selling book The Uninhabitable Earth began with the now-famous line “it is worse, much worse, than you think.” It then goes on to set out in rich and forensic detail what the impacts of climate change could be for our politics, our culture, our economy, and our psychology. It's one hell of a book and comes highly recommended, especially as more and more countries come forward with emissions reduction pledges. The Uninhabitable Earth started life as an article for the New Yorker. Within a couple of days of publication, it was the most-read article the magazine had ever published. Four years after writing it, what gives David hope that we can avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis and build a better, cleaner future for his young kids? As always, we'd love to hear your thoughts and feedback at james.shaw@parliament.govt.nz. Follow James on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 6mins

23 Apr 2021

Episode artwork

Episode 40: David Wallace-Wells

Straight Talk with Hank Paulson

David Wallace-Wells (Author, The Uninhabitable Earth and Deputy Editor, New York Magazine) joins Hank on the latest episode of Straight Talk to discuss the role of journalism in the climate crisis, the implications of the rise in global temperatures, the threat of increased zoonotic pandemics, how global stimulus spending provides an opportunity for a green recovery, and the hope he sees for the future.More from David Wallace-Wells: https://nymag.com/author/david-wallace-wells/ https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/586541/the-uninhabitable-earth-by-david-wallace-wells/


20 Apr 2021

Episode artwork

Elizabeth Kolbert & David Wallace-Wells: Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future


Two incredible environmental writers and thinkers take part in this special event for 5x15 on Under A White Sky: The Nature of the Future. This is the first time David Wallace-Wells and Elizabeth Kolbert have spoken together at a public event.Elizabeth Kolbert is the author of Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future, The Sixth Extinction, and Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change. She has been a staff writer at the New Yorker since 1999, and has been awarded the Blake-Dodd Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts, with her husband and children.David Wallace-Wells is editor-at-large of New York magazine, where he writes frequently about climate change and the near future of science and technology. David’s first book, The Uninhabitable Earth, was selected as a Book of the Year 2019 by the Sunday Times, Spectator and New Statesman. It was a Waterstones Paperback of the Year and shortlisted for the Foyles Book of the Year 2019. It was also longlisted for the PEN / E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award.5x15 brings together outstanding individuals to tell of their lives and inspirations.This talk was recorded at the online 5x15 event in February 2021.Learn more about 5x15 events: 5x15stories.comTwitter: www.twitter.com/5x15storiesFacebook: www.facebook.com/5x15storiesInstagram: www.instagram.com/5x15stories


8 Mar 2021

Episode artwork

David Wallace-Wells On The Mutating Dangers Of Covid19

The Dishcast with Andrew Sullivan

David is a deputy editor at New York magazine and one of the sharpest journalists covering the Covid19 pandemic. (He edited my essay on plagues this past summer.) He’s also a clear-headed expert on climate change and the author of The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming. This pod is full of fact, insight, and speculation on the virus, the vaccines, and the new variants. Get full access to The Weekly Dish at andrewsullivan.substack.com/subscribe

1hr 28mins

5 Feb 2021