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Hot Take
From Crooked Media, Hot Take is a holistic, irreverent, honest look at the climate crisis and all the ways media and society are talking—and not talking—about it. Hosted by real-life friends Mary Annaïse Heglar and Amy Westervelt—an essayist and a journalist— Hot Take offers a unique perspective on the issue of climate change. With a breath of fresh humanity and humor, conversation moves swiftly from cackling about the bad week an oil company had, to speaking seriously and passionately about the unequal distribution of climate impacts and our own experiences of climate grief. And then...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 580 ratings
Easily my favorite of all the climate podcasts I’ve listened to…and I’ve listened to a lot. I so appreciate Amy’s and Mary’s deep dives into important and timely climate topics and the inclusion of a climate justice angle that other podcasts often leave out or cover only superficially. Delivered...Read full review »
notterstrom via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/14/22
Opinion no research shared
They sell products every minute. Two ladies talking about their personal opinions. No sources or real researched discussed.
Acneo7 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/08/22
Love the show -
Love the show -save energy and turn the TV off at night? Right?
hackasaurus via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/05/22
Recent Episodes
Amy and Mary cut through the noise to break down the good and the bad in the climate legislation that just passed the Senate - and take stock of what it means for the climate movement and where the conversation should go from here.
Published 08/11/22
Published 08/05/22
This week, Mary and Amy break down the latest in climate news from - the Inflation Reduction Act, the possibility of a climate emergency declaration, Taylor Swift’s private jet use, and much more. Follow us on twitter @RealHotTake and signup for our newsletter at
Published 08/05/22
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