From startup origin stories to environmental news, we share our most-loved podcasts of the year.

From podcasts about recent scientific developments to stories of entrepreneurial startups, Solarhood team members always have our phones queued up with some great podcasts. Here’s what we’ve been listening to recently.

How I Built This with Guy Raz

Made for: Business owners needing an extra dose of inspiration

This is one of our favorite podcasts when we could use a little innovation boost or some help breaking creative barriers. Guy Raz interviews the top innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders behind the world’s most well-known companies. There’s some pretty amazing stories in here.

How I Built This with Guy Raz

Living on Earth

Made for: Those curious about global warming, climate change, environmental politics, and human health

Living on Earth’s most recent episode is a thoughtful examination of the environmental impacts of the government shutdown. Expect other episodes to tackle climate science, environmental politics, natural disasters, and scientific research.

Living on Earth

60 Second Science

Made for: Busy people interested in learning about recent scientific developments

Some of the world’s top science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on recent scientific developments. These are great for when you’re craving just a quick dose of nature, tech, and science news.

60-Second Science by Scientific American on Apple Podcasts

Living Planet

Made for: Those looking for an international perspective on science, nature, and environmental stories from around the world

The prize-winning, weekly half-hour radio magazine and podcast is produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster. Recent stories have discussed the environmental impacts of meat production, plastic pollution around the world, and innovative ways to save the planet.

Living Planet | Deutsche Welle

Close of Business

Made for: Young professionals in the STEM industries

We’d be remiss if we didn’t mention the Black & Veatch podcast focusing on tech news and innovative work that gets us excited. Expect a fresh take on the world of engineering and tech from the country’s freshest minds.

Close of Business by Kim Landon, Kevin Flaker, Becca Schmidt, Ryan Karlin, Aaron Kilstofte on Apple…