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This Climate Business

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This Climate Business is the Kiwi podcast about turning the climate crisis into an opportunity. Every week host Vincent Heeringa talks to entrepreneurs, investors and experts about what they're doing to solve the climate crisis and get NZ down to zero emissions by 2050 – or sooner.
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Resilient Futures is a monthly podcast on all things resilience! The show examines this topic by discussing ongoing research, highlighting current efforts, and sharing stories of resilience in diverse contexts across the world! By exploring a wide variety of perspectives, the show digs deep into understanding the many dimensions of resilience. New episodes will be released at the start of every month. If you have questions about things we've discussed or have suggestions for future episodes, ...
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Discussions

Serving the People Foundation

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We host weekly in-person discussions led by artists, providing a space for creative collaboration and dialogue. These meetings offer members the opportunity to connect and engage in meaningful dialogue about their work, ideas, and projects. They are designed to foster a supportive and inclusive environment where members can share their experiences and learn from one another.
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Climate tech is constantly evolving. Why? To help solve the most important challenges facing our planet. With so much innovation it’s hard to pick out the companies to watch, and it’s even harder to connect them to the wider climate tech picture. That’s why The Keep Cool Show is here. Join host Nick Van Osdol as he dives deep into the latest technologies shaping climate solution technology, but also zooms out to help investors and anyone working in the industry join the dots and get a broade ...
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Invested in Climate hosts conversations with leading thinkers to help our listeners do more to address the climate crisis through their Work, Investments, Learning, Lifestyle and Activism. People everywhere, communities, governments and all sectors of the economy are mobilizing to address climate change. The scale of this global action is unprecedented. Never before have so many people dedicated so much energy, creativity and capital to addressing a shared, global threat. Will it be enough? ...
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Zero is about the tactics and technologies taking us to a world of zero emissions. Each week Bloomberg’s award-winning reporter Akshat Rathi talks to the people tackling climate change – a venture capitalist hunting for the best cleantech investment, scientists starting companies, politicians who have successfully created climate laws, and CEOs who have completely transformed their businesses. The road to zero emissions has many paths and everyone’s got an opinion about the best route. Liste ...
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During the show, you will have the opportunity to meet the best ClimateTech Founders, Investors, Experts from Silicon Valley and around the Globe. They will share with you their stories and personal journey in this growing and exciting industry. Giving you some insights into the ecosystems that hopefully help you to take part in the fight against climate change as well as benefit from the opportunities it can represent.
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With every new day comes the opportunity to grow. Hosted by Osher Günsberg - a best-selling author, podcaster, TV host, husband, dad, stepdad, electric mobility enthusiast and part-time climate worrier. This podcast is here to help make today better than yesterday. Since 2013, the show has set out to improve life for you and the people you love. Sometimes it’s authentic conversations. Sometimes we’ll unpack the news or hear how Osher deals with life as a sober person with a different brain. ...
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Come dive in and meet the people doing all they can for healthier seas and oceans- from above and below the waves! We talk to divers, fishers, experts, and more about what they are doing to protect our source of life and how we can help from wherever we are. Healthy Seas is a marine conservation organization whose mission is to tackle the ghost fishing phenomenon and turn this waste into an opportunity for a more circular economy. They do this through clean-ups, prevention, education, and wo ...
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Each episode of the ”Start with Your Name” podcast features an immigrant / refugee / asylum-seeker who is starting from scratch and forging a new life in a land far from their own. The podcast offers each guest an opportunity to delve into their past and describe the circumstances that led them to make this change in their lives. The episodes afford you a moment to listen and hopefully to gain a better understanding of the immigrant / refugee experience. At a time when millions are being for ...
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The Accent Podcast is a series of interviews with entrepreneurs, investors, business and thought leaders. In addition to learning about the guests’ fields of expertise, the listeners would have an opportunity to get to know them on a personal level.
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Examining the strategies and deployments around decarbonisation in hard to abate sectors, we speak with CEOs, heads of corporate strategy, CTOs, Innovation/R&D, project directors & heads of carbon management from around the world. Hosted by Alex Cameron of the Decarbonization Leaders Network and Decarb Connect & produced by Janno Media.
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Upside & Impact

Elysabeth Alfano

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Welcome to the Upside & Impact: Investing for Change Podcast! Produced by VegTech™ Invest, Upside & Impact is hosted by VegTech™ Invest CEO Elysabeth Alfano. In each episode, Elysabeth will dive deep with a leader in the impact investing space to uncover the potential financial upside and long-term impact investing in sustainable sectors like alternative energy, transportation, building materials, food and so much more. Topics will range from protecting biodiversity, natural resources, clima ...
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Climate Opportunity Podcast

Climate Opportunity Podcast

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The podcast of climate opportunists. Hosted by Daniel Oladoja from Lagos Nigeria this podcast brings to the fore the story of creators, thinkers, and innovators: everyday people from all walks of life who are leveraging the climate crisis and maximizing the opportunities it presents us to move society forward in a green, resilient and inclusive way.
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City Space

The Globe and Mail

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How do we make our cities more livable? We want them to be more affordable, walkable and meet the needs of a tech-powered society. So, how do we actually reach those ideals? City Space is an urban living podcast from The Globe and Mail that seeks to answer those questions. Join host Irene Galea as she speaks to global experts and those close to home to learn what our cities are doing right and what we could do better. From accessibility to housing to transit, episodes will consider what trul ...
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Climate Optimists

Jason Lewis, Thomas Mills & Flora Gladwin

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Concerned about climate change, but short on time and not sure where to start? We get it. That’s why we created Climate Optimists. Our goal is simple. Provide everyday citizens who are concerned about climate change with opportunities to make a difference. So come along with us on our journey, as we explore the solutions to climate change and how together, we can make them a reality.
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On climate change, there are no boundaries for innovators and entrepreneurs. Discover action stories on climate change and what the future looks like. Listen for deep, insightful and thought provoking climate conversations.
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Beyond Research

Research Nova Scotia

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The Beyond Research Podcast brings research to you. Listen as we speak with Canada-based researchers and community leaders to discuss how important discoveries across disciplines are helping shape our lives. You'll hear from experts specializing in health care, climate change, quality of life, our sustainable bioeconomy and beyond. This podcast is brought to you by Research Nova Scotia, an independent, not-for-profit organization with the mandate to support, organize and co-ordinate the fund ...
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Join our Pat's Peeps family today and be a part of the exciting journey as renowned national talk show host Pat Walsh connects with Friends and Aquaintances. Together, they delve deeper into the captivating world of Pat Walsh's nightly national talk show, all while championing local businesses. Whether you are a business owner, a devoted listener, or both, we extend a warm invitation for you to become a valued member of our ever-growing community. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunit ...
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Clean Power Hour

Tim Montague, John Weaver

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The Clean Power Hour podcast is speeding the clean energy transition. Tim Montague and John Weaver highlight clean energy innovations shaping the next generation of renewable energy sources. We discuss the latest solar PV, battery storage, wind, water, wave, and other low-carbon technologies. We answer the question: How can we decarbonize the economy? We promote the economic opportunity of electrifying everything - transportation, energy, industry, and the built environment. Let's speed up t ...
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Whatever your business conundrum, there’s a TED Talk for that—whether you want to learn how to land that promotion, set smart goals, undo injustice at work, or unlock the next big innovation. Every Monday, host Modupe Akinola of Columbia Business School presents the most powerful and surprising ideas that illuminate the business world. After the talk, you'll get a mini-lesson from Modupe on how to apply the ideas in your own life. Because business evolves every day, and our ideas about it sh ...
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World Resources Institute Podcasts Plus

WRI's Big Ideas Into Action podcast

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"Big Ideas Into Action" is the relaunched podcast from the World Resources Institute, bringing you the big ideas that combat the world's most pressing environmental and developmental challenges. You'll hear the voices of those meeting the challenges on the ground across the globe and find out about the way we're finding the answers and translating them into action. We'll be podcasting in series of six to eight at a time, once a week, with occasional special episodes to add our insights and a ...
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Discover the power of building with recycled materials, learn how to adapt the Earthship Global Model to any climate, and gain the practical skills to reduce your environmental footprint and live in harmony with the earth. With "Earthship Odyssey" as your guide, you'll be inspired to join the growing global community of Earthship pioneers and create a more sustainable future for yourself and the planet. Don't miss this opportunity to unlock the secrets of sustainable living and embark on a t ...
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CSU's The Audit

Colorado State University Marketing and Communications

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Colorado State University’s podcast — The Audit — features conversations with CSU faculty on everything from research to current events. Just as auditing a class provides an opportunity to explore a new subject or field, The Audit allows listeners to explore the latest works from the experts at CSU.
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Uncommon Courage

Andrea T Edwards

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Welcome to Uncommon Courage, the podcast, where we’ll be having the conversations we need to be having as members of the human collective. We are all being called upon to step up and lead – with kindness, big hearts and unshakable courage – because right now, we have an opportunity to redress what we got wrong in the past, as well as deal with the disruptions we face today, to create a better world for all. However, if we are completely truthful, the biggest challenge we face is believing we ...
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Do you love Fort Worth and care about what goes on in our amazing city? Well, welcome to the 817 Podcast, a weekly Monday morning show hosted by two Fort Worthians who banter and dissect the biggest stories in local culture, politics, and business. EJ Carrion is a local tech entrepreneur, and Ann Zadeh is a former city council member and the current Director of Community Design Fort Worth. Ann and EJ will host a diverse guest list of local leaders that drive Fort Worth’s future. We believe F ...
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Parched

Colorado Public Radio

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The southwestern United States has been in a drought for more than 20 years. It's created a serious problem for the Colorado River, and tens of millions of people in the region. Parched is a podcast about people who rely on the river that shaped the West – and have ideas to save it. Hosted by Michael Elizabeth Sakas, a climate and environment reporter for CPR News.
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Manhattan Insights

Manhattan Institute

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Manhattan Insights is an intellectual engine for advancing economic opportunity, individual liberty, and the rule of law in America and its great cities. Featuring the nation’s sharpest scholars, journalists, activists, and civic leaders, this show offers a deeper understanding of the policy issues and cultural challenges shaping our future. Hosted by Reihan Salam and the scholars of the Manhattan Institute.
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Real estate is not known for its innovative character and openness to change - a missed opportunity! How do we move to a climate that fosters innovative real estate companies, instead of sticking to conservatism? Mats Bartels and Guido van Winden sat down with bGrid, Openr, Chainels, EcoBuilding from Priva , PULSE Core and Smartvatten to talk about their lessons learned trying to make it as a strategic technology partner in a market that does things 'the way it has always been done'
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Welcome to Eco Scale Radio. If you are a business owner, this podcast is your invitation to do The Impossible. This podcast is your invitation to step up and make a difference in the Climate Change era. This podcast is a gathering place for entrepreneurs who want to make a difference, take bold action, and do what takes to help Slow Down and Reverse the impact of Climate Change. This podcast explores the intersection of Entrepreneurs, Climate Change, and Regeneration. In this podcast we show ...
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The podcast airs biweekly on Mondays and is hosted by Anne Chisa, also known as Anne with an E. The show revolves around interviews with individuals involved in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) from across the globe, all united by the hashtag #AfricansInSTEM. The guests have the opportunity to share their personal stories, highlighting the "ROOT" of their science and engaging in profound conversations beyond the scientific realm. The goal is to create a ...
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Think business is boring? This podcast proves it's anything but. Join Simon Pound as he talks to everyone from accidental entrepreneurs to industry leaders about their business journeys and what propelled them to where they are today. Made in partnership with Spark Business Lab.
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Non-profit FCLTGlobal interviews today's leaders in global business and investing to discuss how they are running their companies for the long term, on issues including capital allocation, risk management, climate change, sustainability, and more. Hosted by Sarah Keohane Williamson, CEO of FCLTGlobal. To learn more, visit FCLTGlobal.org.
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Fresh Growth: Approaches to a More Sustainable Future from Western Ag Practitioners introduces you to farmers and ranchers from around the western United States who are finding innovative sustainable practices that enrich the natural resources we all care about. These successful multi-generational operations experiment with new ideas and are making it pay. Listen in as they tell their story and provide advice for young or beginning farmers.Western SARE, funded by USDA NIFA, provides grants a ...
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Planet Progress

Google.org Impact Challenge

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The future - it's closer than you think. But what does it look like? And how do we get there? In this series Dr Hannah Fry meets the organisations who are building a greener, more resilient planet, today. Planet Progress is part of the Google.org Impact Challenge on Climate. Google.org brings the best of Google to help solve some of humanity’s biggest challenges — combining funding, innovation, and technical expertise to support underserved communities and provide opportunity for everyone. T ...
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WELCOME TO SIMURGH -CONFERENCE OF BIRDS. THIS PODCAST IS A PLATFORM FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, PEACEBUILDING, EDUCATION, COACHING, MENTORING AND TRAINING. THE HOST AMIN BEG, IS A DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONER, CONFLICT ANALYST, SOCIAL AND CLIMATE ACTIVIST AND IMPACT INVESTMENT FACILITATOR. THE TALKS, INTERVIEWS, STORIES, RELATE TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE, PARTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE, YOUTH AND WOMEN AFFAIRS, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND IMPACT INVESTING.
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An original podcast from T-Mobile for Business and iHeartRadio, Jonathan Strickland connects with the world’s most unconventional thinkers, the leaders at the intersection of technology and business, to understand how they continue to thrive in a world of complex organizations and lightning-fast technology. How do these executives innovate and enable change, both inside and outside their companies, and what are they looking forward to tackling next? Let’s find out…
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From City to the World

scampbell1@ccny.cuny.edu

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From City to the World looks at climate change from the skies to the streets: In this episode, hosted by CCNY President Vincent Boudreau, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Prof. Kyle C. McDonald outlines his collaboration with NASA through research and the…
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UN News interviews a wide range of people from senior news-making officials at Headquarters in New York, to advocates and beneficiaries from across the world who have a stake in helping the UN go about its often life-saving work in the field.
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why not faith?

Faiths Forum for London

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How can faith help to tackle climate change, mental health and economic inequality? ‘why not faith?’ gives its listenership an opportunity to approach the contemporary issues facing our society today from a religious perspective. The podcast offers a series of interviews, giving the audience a greater understanding of the person behind the faith and key themes within each religion. Is religion just a means of control? Does following a religion require you to favour one political party over a ...
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Stories for the future

Veslemoy Klavenes-Berge

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Imagine having a career that makes you want to jump out of bed in the morning and gives you the opportunity to make real positive impact in the world. Is this possible? I believe so! Join me as I explore the many opportunities in a changing world, and how we can all find the best combination of a good life and work we love, on a planet that doesn't mind us being here.
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Climate Finance is finally getting the spotlight that it deserves on the global stage as a method to combat climate change. But what is climate finance? Is it really helping? My name is Faheem Noor Ali and I am exploring the intersection of climate and capitalism to see how we can invest in climate while not treating it as a charitable expense, but as a reality to which we need to respond.
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Climate change is one of the biggest problems we have to face. This talk discusses some of the more effective and neglected methods of addressing climate change, and unpacks what Australia can do to make a difference in climate on a global scale.Jack Rafferty is the Manager of Climate Giving for Giving Green Australia. Prior to joining Giving Green…
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Around four in 10 countries where conflicts have ended return to a state of war within a decade, which is why investing in disarmament, demobilization and reintegration is crucial to sustaining peace. That was one of the key messages from the UN Department of Peace Operations (DPO) and UN Development Programme (UNDP) at this year’s Symposium on Dis…
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When the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), released its annual report on global trends in June, it showed, for the twelfth year in a row, record numbers of displacement, around 120 million people. Conflict remains the key factor behind the figures, and the report noted that the climate crisis is often a driver of that conflict. On the ground, in the count…
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The role of religion and spiritual organisations in tackling the climate emergency is a huge opportunity for collective action, and we are seeing leaders of many religious institutions – including the Pope, and the Imams – speaking to their followers on the critical transformation required to live in balance with nature. But is the message landing?…
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The danger of nuclear weapons is growing: what can we do to address this existential risk?Marianne HansonBuilding on her keynote remarks, Marianne Hanson, co-founder of the Nobel Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), elaborates on the escalating dangers posed by nuclear weapons and outlines steps that can be taken …
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Climate 200 helps communities strike at the root of the problem when it comes to action on climate change, and opportunities to get involved in the community independents movement.Alexandria Rantino is the Chief Operating Officer at Climate 200, a crowdfunded organisation that supports the election campaigns of independents committed to science bas…
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Chetan Kharbanda - Starting a Charity Entrepreneurship charity on-ground. This talk is aimed at sharing key learnings from the journey of going from incubation to launching real-world operations. It outlines how the CE program equipped the charity with tools and funding and the execution required to navigate complex systems and lots of uncertainty.…
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Ryan is Co-Director of the ML Alignment Theory Scholars Program, a Board Member and Co-Founder of the London Initiative for Safe AI, and a Manifund Regrantor. Previously, he completed a PhD in Physics at the University of Queensland and ran UQ’s Effective Altruism student group for ~3 years. Ryan’s ethics are largely preference utilitarian and cosm…
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Hon Dr. Andrew Leigh is the Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury Assistant Minister for Employment in the Albanese ministry. Leigh holds a PhD from PhD in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School. Dr Bidda Jones AM leads the Australian Alliance for Animals' strategy for animal welfare and evidence-based research. A zoologist …
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Jenna Ong is the co-creator of Insights for Impact, a Youtube channel which works on communicating research insights for positive impact in the form of documentary-style, entertaining and explanatory videos. She was also the co-founder of Effective Altruism Canberra.Wellbeing science has seen rapid development in the last few decades thanks to new …
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The richest countries in the world are about one hundred times wealthier per person than the poorest countries. How did such immense differences arise, and why do they continue to exist? This talk summarises various proposed solutions to this paradox of economic development, including theories emphasising culture, geography, dependency, and institu…
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Victoria Baranov is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne. In her research, Victoria couples RCTs and longitudinal data in her research that looks into how psychological factors may perpetuate poverty traps. Her team conducted an RCT in rural Pakistan, providing psychotherapy to depressed mothers in the treatment group,…
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This talk introduces the audience to the philosophical and scientific study of animal consciousness. It explains why understanding animal consciousness is inseparable to the project of animal welfare, and why the current ‘valence-based’ and ‘preference-based’ approach to animal welfare are inadequate. It ends by urging effective altruists concerned…
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Chelsea and Krystal give a talk on pursuing EA-aligned policy careers in Australia. They go through what's important to consider in your fit for policy work, what EA-aligned policy work looks like day-to-day and across different types of organisations, the current landscape of EA policy organisations, and different routes to impact. Chelsea Liang i…
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Cellular Agriculture has the potential to create a more ethical, accessible and sustainable food system. However, this potential won't be realised unless the sector can overcome a number of significant and pressing challenges, such as accessing regulatory approval, scaling manufacture and gaining social acceptance. Cellular Agriculture Australia fo…
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Alternative proteins hold the potential to move humanity beyond animal agriculture. If successful, this would have substantial benefits, in animal suffering, climate change, public health, food security and more. Yet after the initial wave of excitement in recent plant-based products such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, it’s clear there are si…
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We all agree that suffering matters, but how much does it matter compared to other issues we could devote resources to? In this talk, Jonathan Leighton will discuss the relationship between happiness and suffering, including how it is understood by many rationalists and members of the EA community, and argue for an alternative ethical framework tha…
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In this session, Loic presents the concept of emerging innovations in international development (a.k.a Best Bets) and goes over the 14 that IPA has identified in a recent flagship report.As Chief Research & Policy Officer for Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), Loic's work is about championing research and evidence that is connected with real-wor…
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Simon Goldstein is a research fellow at the Center for AI Safety, and an associate professor of philosophy at Australian Catholic University. His research focuses on AI safety and AI wellbeing. He is especially interested in new types of AI systems that enrich LLMs with agential scaffolding, to create AI systems that have the semblance of a folk ps…
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Monitoring and evaluation 101: How to do it practically and purposefully for your projectSophie GulliverAs EA organisations, we are always aiming to do the most good we can with the resources we have. We know that a key part of doing this is to monitor and evaluate the impact of our work, but monitoring and evaluation can appear complex, daunting, …
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This talk explores the different biorisks, and compares them across different axes. It then suggests different theories of change within different areas of biorisk, and points to some of the complexities and nuances of work within the biosecurity field. Finally, it explores some common areas of biosecurity work within EA, and suggests other promisi…
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A large-scale nuclear exchange would kill billions and with geopolitical instability the risks are rising to cold war levels. Amidst this, a new arms race to gain a strategic advantage through the integration of advanced deep learning into nuclear systems is underway. Beatrice Fihn and Alice Saltini explore the heightened risks of nuclear war, the …
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Want to know why aid orgs aren't bigger fans of GiveWell and GiveDirectly type interventions? Having run the Department for International Development (DFID) ($20b/yr budget), Rory shares what the priorities of aid orgs like and what he would like them to be. Rory speaks to how we connect the pipes between EA ideas/evidence and bureaucrats.Rory Stew…
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Exploring the power of synergy in animal advocacy, this talk delves into how investigations, legal actions, legislative efforts, and corporate outreach can be intertwined for maximal impact on farmed animal welfare. Join Mahi as he uncovers optimal ways to combine these approaches.Mahi became an angry vegan and ineffective altruist in 2005. He's ma…
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In this talk, Mary shares an overview of recent work by the DeepMind Frontier Safety team. Mary discusses 1) Evaluating frontier models for dangerous capabilities, and 2) GDM's Frontier Safety Framework.Mary is a research scientist on the Safety & Alignment team at Google DeepMind, where she works on dangerous capability evaluations and responsible…
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Poverty is a scaled problem and requires solutions at scale. As programs scale, however, complexities arise which may not have been considered in the original pilot evaluation. In this talk, Neela focuses on one of those scaling complexities: policy take up and program implementation. What can we systematically understand about these factors? Neela…
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In this session, Cecil and Roberto will discuss the importance of including the Global South in global AI governance and regulation efforts, recognizing that these regions must actively participate in shaping AI protocols to manage risks effectively.Cecil Abungu is a PhD student at the University of Cambridge, and a Research Affiliate at the Centre…
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The talk discusses importance, tractability and neglectedness from a market shaping economics perspective, including why socially valuable innovations may be inadequately incentivized by commercial markets. Siddhartha discusses the application of pull mechanisms which reward outputs and outcomes, such as Advance Market Commitments, to pressing glob…
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This session features testimony from Ms. Tanaka Toshiko, Mr. Ogawa Tadayoshi, and other representatives from the Peace Boat's Hibakusha Project. Ms. Tanaka Mr. Ogawa are survivors of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki—this session will recount the devastating impacts of nuclear warfare through first-hand accounts, illustrating the importance of…
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Our relationship with our own mortality is perhaps one of the most challenging relationships we have in our lives, so how do we feel ok about it? Dr Leah Kaminsky and Dr Chris Cheers join Beverley Wang to discuss what underpins our fear of death, how we might come to cultivate better acceptance of it, and how that acceptance could in turn actually …
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War-torn Sudan is facing a looming famine and the world’s largest displacement crisis as the conflict between rival militaries that started last April grinds on and the situation deteriorates on the ground. UN News’s Khaled Mohamed spoke with Justin Brady, who leads the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the country. S…
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More than 60 elections are taking place in 2024 and, whilst 90 per cent of people say they want to live in a democracy, many are voting for people and systems that are restricting their rights. The UN has expressed concern about this “democracy paradox”, and that fact that some governments and governance systems are becoming increasingly repressive…
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Did you used to do a little but the little wouldn’t do it so the little got more and more? After Diane Young’s brilliant SXSW live episode, Osher puts together a primer on how addictive behaviours can mess up our dopamine to such a point that we’re no longer choosing to use. A helpful listen for those who struggle, or who care about someone who’s s…
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All eyes are on Asia as it attempts to complete a clean energy transition away from fossil fuels. National governments will have to work with the private sector to achieve their ambitious climate goals. That’s where the Climate Solutions Partnership (CSP) comes into play. With financial support from HSBC, WRI researchers are innovating and implemen…
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We are living through the hottest year on record. That’s not news, but growing climate impacts make bigger and bigger news. At 1.3C of warming beyond pre-industrial levels, people are reckoning with a planetary system that’s out of whack. It’s not like the scientists didn’t see worsening impacts coming, but many of them have been surprised by the f…
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One in three of Australia's four million children are struggling to read proficiently, according to the Grattan Institute. That's a shocking figure, and one that understandably worries many parents, grandparents and guardians. Anne McLeish and Amy Haywood discuss how adults can play a role in supporting kids' education in the home, and what are the…
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Each year on 20 June, the world celebrates World Refugee Day with forced displacement surging to historic new levels across the globe, according to the 2024 flagship Global Trends Report from refugee agency UNHCR. UN News’s Pauline Batista sat down with UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Mary Maker from South Sudan, at UN Headquarters in New York, who discu…
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The resilience of women-led organizations to continue working across Gaza to benefit their communities is “an inspiration”, the Special Representative for UN Women in the region said on Wednesday in an interview with UN News. Maryse Guimond from the Palestine Office of the UN agency advocating for gender equality described her first mission to the …
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You’d be hiding under a rock if you haven’t noticed that there’s fierce disagreement about the growth of pine plantations on rural New Zealand. On the one hand, we need fast growing permanent forests to act as carbon sinks. Lots and lots if we’re meet our net zero goals. If grown on marginal these forests make welcome additional income for farmers …
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Nutritionist and leader of the Dairy Council of California, Amy Delisio and dairy farmer from Humboldt County, Cody Nicholson Stratton, dialogue with Michael around the opportunities and challenges related to nutrition and the environment faced by California’s gargantuan dairy industry.By Michael Reid Dimock
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Much of Australia is having a cold snap right now — with sub-zero temperatures in six different states and territories. And it can be very nice in those times to curl up in a warm room with a hot cuppa, and forget about the world outside. Unfortunately, many Australian homes barely keep the cold outside, and that affects our energy bills, which are…
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Mid-year can be a tricky time: the weather is colder, the days are shorter, and the summer holidays can feel like they're a long way away. Is there a way we can better support ourselves and those around us from burnout? Dr Charlotte Keating is a clinical psychologist with a PhD in Neuroscience and she joined Hilary Harper to discuss the evolving fi…
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Ever wondered how a radio station could shape someone's formative years? Join me as we reminisce about Earth Radio 102 in Sacramento, where an eclectic mix of rock and deep cuts from Johnny Winter and the Grateful Dead filled the airwaves. We'll uncover the heartbreak that came with the station's shift from rock to disco in 1980 and revisit the gol…
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Why trade unions are worried about electricity market reforms. In this episode, Trevor Shaku, the national spokesperson of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), talks to host Alex Lenferna about the major electricity market reforms underway in South Africa. The discussion revolves around South Africa's electricity future and the gov…
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Addiction is a bastard of a disease. If you have it, you don’t know it. In fact, the number one symptom of addiction is that it convinces you that you aren’t an addict. That’s a terrible thing to get trapped in. And it’s a terrible thing for the people who care about you, because you may not realise it - but your addiction affects them as well as y…
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Robert Barnett, Bloomberg Intelligence Energy Analyst, and Robert Du Boff, Bloomberg Intelligence ESG Analyst, join CEO of VegTech Invest, Elysabeth Alfano, to discuss the overlap of energy use and food systems and how shifting one can shift another. VegTech Invest’s Upside & Impact podcast features the CEO of VegTech Invest, Elysabeth Alfano, as s…
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