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David Roberts
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Volts is a podcast about leaving fossil fuels behind. I've been reporting on and explaining clean-energy topics for almost 20 years, and I love talking to politicians, analysts, innovators, and activists about the latest progress in the world's most important fight. (Volts is entirely subscriber-supported. Sign up!)


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4.9 out of 5 stars from 255 ratings
  • Carves out a safe space for truth.

    David provides an education that you won’t get anywhere else, in the easy format of conversations with industry insiders and policy experts. An absolute treasure.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • THE place to get climate change energy news

    If everyone knew the news that Dave researches and brings to clear light, our conversations in the US about energy and climate change would be so much more focused and effective in driving the most important actions. more

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    Midwest Entrepreneur
    United States2 months ago
  • Incredible

    Absolutely phenomenal podcast. Highly recommended for anyone interested in climate change and energy, technology and policy.

    Apple Podcasts
    Andrew Wilmington
    United States2 months ago
  • Volt

    This podcast will keep you informed about the transition to green electric power. The host, David, interviews guests from diverse specialties related to electric power. David knows the subject well and asks guests questions to help listeners understand the subject matter, and he keeps the conversation going with finesse.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Not great

    Not good

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 months ago

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