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Malia Politzer is the executive editor of piqd.com, and an award-winning long-form journalist based out of Spain. She specializes in reporting on migration, international development, human rights issues and investigative reporting.
Originally from California, she's lived in China, Spain, Mexico and India, and reported from various countries in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Her primary beats relate to immigration, economics and international development. She has published articles in Huffington Post Highline, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue India, Mint, Far Eastern Economic Review, Foreign Policy, Reason Magazine, and the Phoenix New Times. She is also a regular contributor to Devex.
Her Huffington Post Highline series, "The 21st Century Gold Rush" won awards from the National Association of Magazine Editors, Overseas Press Club, and American Society of Newspaper Editors. She's also won multiple awards for feature writing in India and the United States.
Her reporting has been supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, The Institute For Current World Affairs, and the Global Migration Grant.
Degrees include a BA from Hampshire College and MS from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where was a Stabile Fellow at the Center for Investigative Journalism.
Between the release of the catastrophic IPCC report and extreme weather changes, including fires in California and hurricanes in other parts of the world, 2018 has been an eventful and confusing year for climate change news. Luckily, there are a number of new podcasts that break down the changes to our environment, what they mean, and what we can do about them.
We've rounded up the top 5 podcasts on climate and the environment to help explain the changes that we are living through.
This three-part series, produced earlier this year, explores the responses of communities around the world in the aftermath of a natural disaster.
This 12-episode podcast series follows The Guardian’s transformation into a climate reporting behemoth, drawing on recordings from natural disasters, expert interviews, commentary and more.
This nine-part podcast series, which debuted this year, tells the fascinating story of how the oil industry managed to shift the narrative of man-made climate change from an undisputed fact to a politically charged issue open to debate.
This podcast tries to get to the heart of climate change through personal stories. While it’s been around for a few years, it’s an excellent go-to for information about how climate change is affecting people and the strategies people are using to cope with our rapidly changing world.
While not new, this podcast is an excellent primer on the climate science behind today’s warming climate, and what we can do about it.