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To slow climate change, we need to transform our homes, buildings, cars, and economy quickly. "The Big Switch" explains how to rebuild the energy systems all around us. Dr. Melissa Lott of Columbia University brings together historical examples, current events, and incisive analysis to give listeners a deep understanding of the solutions to climate change.
 
Face the climate crisis head on, but understand that we have the power to solve this. From former UN Chief Christiana Figueres and the team who brought you the Paris Agreement, this podcast about issues and politics will inform you, inspire you and help you realize that this is the most exciting time in history to be alive.
 
Earth. We broke it; we own it; and nothing is as it was: not the trees, not the seas – not the forests, farms, or fields – and not the global economy that depends on all of these. Bionic Planet is your guide to the Anthropocene, the new epoch defined by man's impact on Earth, and in each episode, we examine a different aspect of this new reality: sometimes financial, sometimes moral, but always practical.
 
Regeneration Nation Costa Rica explores who's doing what to bring CR toward carbon neutrality and social equity. Join us as we share stories, strategies, and insights from ecologically & socially beneficial projects contributing to the change we need to see more of in the world. These stories provide businesses and landowners everywhere access to unique ideas for how they, too, might design their own business models for regenerative success and impact. In the end, we hope to see more people ...
 
A changing climate presents humanity with only one option: adapt. Join your host, Doug Parsons for America's leading podcast on climate change - America Adapts! Each episode, Doug sits down with scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing this country and the world as we confront humanity's greatest challenge. Question your assumptions, refresh your perspective, and become part of the climate movement that will determine our planet's future, rig ...
 
David S. Vogel is a world-renowned data scientist and predictive modeler. He has won the prestigious KDD Cup several times and the Heritage Health Prize in 2013. His wife, Thais Lopez Vogel, an attorney, manages VoLo Foundation. Together, they are raising six kids. David's research led them to become aware of the devastating economic impact of human reliance on uncapped fossil fuels and other greenhouse gases. They knew they had to do something - for their kids and future generations. VoLo F ...
 
net present value explores the intersection of money, meaning, our impact and the legacy we create. NPV is a journey at the edges of climate, carbon, nature, biodiversity, ecosystems, web3, ReFi, social impact, wealth, philanthropy, media, art, finance and more. Hosted by TMO (aka Thomas Morgan, CCIM) who is relentlessly focused on regenerative finance, value exchanges and incentives in our world systems and how they relate to nature and people. TMO is using his 20 years of commercial and in ...
 
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The world is getting warmer. The weather is getting weirder. And in Alaska, we have a front row seat. This summer, Alaska’s Energy Desk returns with all-new episodes of our podcast, Midnight Oil. Season Two is called The Big Thaw. Last season, we looked back -- at the state’s roller-coaster history with oil. This time, we're looking forward, to one of the biggest question marks ahead: climate change. What does it mean to be an oil state in a warming world?
 
Inquisitive actor, Tom Ward-Thomas explores the many different facets of climate change. Through talking with the experts he takes a practical, positive approach and finds out more about the human impact on the planet, what has been done, what is being done, and what we as people can do to fix the climate crisis. @planetandthepeople (Facebook & Instagram) @planetandthep (twitter)
 
Ready to change the world? Hey Change Podcast flips the narrative on climate change from fear to climate optimism. Co-hosts Anne Therese Gennari and Robin Shaw speak with scientists, experts, and activists about the challenges we face with climate change and what we can do about it. With topics ranging from intersectional environmentalism, climate justice, neuroscience, and more, the Hey Change Podcast educates listeners about climate change while inspiring courage, inclusivity, and optimism ...
 
A More Perfect Podcast isn’t just a podcast. A More Perfect Podcast is a solution. This podcast is an answer to the malicious forces which surround us and inculcate us with their subjective truths. This podcast seeks reason where others would embrace superficiality and the comfortable embrace of falsehoods. A More Perfect Podcast examines a wide range of topics from conditions in other countries to political and cultural issues in the United States of America. Where others would embrace the ...
 
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In an event as rare as the triple Jovian eclipse on Jupiter, Christiana, Tom and Paul recorded this episode together! As in IRL together! Physically at the same table! Having graduated from their humble beginnings which saw them huddled together around a mic in a San Francisco bathroom (not ‘toilet’ as the Brits call it, conjuring up all kinds of o…
 
In this special episode produced jointly with the Degrees podcast, Jenny McColloch, McDonald’s Chief Sustainability Officer, shares the challenges of meeting decarbonization goals at one of the world’s largest food service companies. She talks about how their climate action has evolved, and the critical role of their suppliers and franchisees, who …
 
Ashley Hollern is an experienced teacher, educational technology expert, and STEM professional. She is also the Founder of Authentic Exploration Matters. She has taken a stance on teaching educators how to weave up-to-date climate science and solutions into curriculums to arm the current generation of youth to be aware of the climate problem that w…
 
In episode 171, Dr. Jesse Keenan of Tulane University returns to discuss the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act and how adaptation and resilience are built into the legislation. We discuss the misleading adaptation coverage in the media and why the Act represents a significant investment in climate resilience. Jesse takes a deep dive and expla…
 
The episode you’re about to hear is with Norman Brooks, Norman Brooks is a veteran pioneer in community development here in Costa Rica. Norman found his way to the jungle in a different manner than most of our guests. He followed and supported his children's passions. He’s commonly known by many around these parts as the father of Stephen Brooks, a…
 
We’re switching things up a bit for the next few weeks. Instead of continuing our sector-by-sector decarbonization tour, we’re taking you to the front lines of the energy transition – to communities where the big switch to a zero carbon future is already underway. We’re starting with New York City, where there’s a project underway that’s tackling d…
 
Welcome back to a brand new season of Outrage + Optimism! We have missed you, friends! This summer break in the Global North was yet another massive climate summer with much to talk about. We kick off this jam-packed episode acknowledging the sad passing of Queen Elizabeth II with personal reflections from the hosts Christiana, Tom and Paul as well…
 
RWA for ReFi Real World Asset Projects in Gitcoin GR15 from ReFiFriday RWA Twitter Space Gitcoin is not just for software! GR15 is funding millions of dollars for public goods, including, real on the ground, real world asset projects (RWA’s). Check out these RWA projects, almost all being built for ReFi (Regenerative Finance), ranging from climate,…
 
Marco Cerezo of Guatemalan NGO FUNDAECO explains how he's using carbon finance to help Guatemalan farmers demarcate their land and save surrounding forests. Related Links: https://www.worldlandtrust.org/news/2021/10/marco-cerezo/ https://registry.verra.org/mymodule/ProjectDoc/Project_ViewFile.asp?FileID=43006&IDKEY=2iquwesdfmnk0iei23nnm435oiojnc909…
 
The episode you’re about to hear is with Edward Zaydelman, founder of Live the Possibilities, providing guidance for those looking to take the leap into regenerative communities, sustainable neighborhoods, and revolutionary towns that are shaping the way we now live in the world. While Edward’s story of developing his first land project, Vida, is o…
 
In episode 170, Lisa Craig of The Craig Group joins the podcast to discuss how her company supports local governments, community groups, cultural organizations, and state, national and tribal partners in adapting to climate change. We also discuss the challenges of adapting cultural resources in a changing climate. Doug and Lisa discuss the implica…
 
basinStack work sesh 9-6-22 === 00:00 basinStack is a holistic real estate methodology to mint, carbon and #naturalcapital assets. But also to figure out what we call the higher and better use of real estate, rather than just the highest and best use. 00:25 how can we holistically put every piece of property to the higher and better use for nature,…
 
Victoria Mills, Managing Director of Environmental Defense Fund’s EDF+Biz program discusses how some companies are starting to advocate for more stringent climate policies as they see climate change affecting their operations, supply chains, and communities. She also describes how EDF acts as both advisor and catalyst to their engagement, shares so…
 
After running a public and media relations firm for 12 years, Carlos Curbelo got involved in his community is 2010 to the Miami-Dade County School Board. In 2014, he was elected to Congress and served until January of 2019. Congressman Carlos Curbelo represented Florida’s 26th Congressional District. In Congress, Carlos Curbelo was often ranked as …
 
The basinStack is a holistic methodology for the "higher and better" use of real estate to mint carbon and natural capital ecocredits. It is being developed by the basin.foundation for primary use on Regen Registry and eventually other Registries who incorporate the $BASIN ReFi Mechanism. Links Full Video Miro Board Notion Page This is continuing t…
 
The science-denial movement delayed action on climate change for decades, and now the tropes they used are creeping into coverage of emerging climate solutions. Here’s one way of differentiating between honest inquiry and something more nefarious. Third of a three-part series. All links available at: https://www.ecosystemmarketplace.com/articles/op…
 
Paul Dickinson, Founder Chair, CDP, shares how CDP works with investors to drive companies toward greater transparency by disclosing carbon emissions and other environmental indicators. He talks about how CDP is evolving in the face of new disclosure regulation, corporate disclosure trends, including expanding CDP’s reach to include water and fores…
 
Born in Belleville, Illinois in 1932, Dr. Leroy “Roy” Snyder Wehrle grew up with nature and the environment being a big part of his family. With a rich history involving the economy, foreign and domestic policy, and climate activism, Dr. Leroy Wehrle provides valuable insight on how the economy and climate are linked. With this knowledge, he aims t…
 
Hello, and welcome to the first official episode of Regeneration Nation Costa Rica: Regenerative Agriculture, Business, and Community for Change. We’re exploring the A, B, C’s of co-creating a regenerative culture. The A's, B's, & C’s of Agriculture, Business, & Community are three of the pillars that we build our societies around. In these fields,…
 
In episode 169, we’re doing a mid year adaptation review extravaganza! Doug is joined by Shaun Martin of World Wildlife Fund and Monika Serrano, of Turner Construction. The three discuss the top climate stories of the past year; their favorite America Adapts episodes; future recommendations for the podcast; how to stay connected to the adaptation u…
 
Cultivating an Impactful Belief System Welcome Hello, and welcome to the 6th and final episode of the Season 1 Recap of the Sharing Insights Podcast! I think it’s fair to say that it’s been a value-rich experiment for me. All the same, I hope you, my friends, have gotten some value out of it as well. As it is, this is also going to be the final epi…
 
Steven Rothstein, Managing Director, Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets, shares how Ceres works with corporate boards to facilitate systemic change in private sector climate action, including why boards are a critical part of the equation. He also talks about how the recent proposed SEC disclosure rule could change boards’ roles on c…
 
Nikki Fried is the current Commissioner of Agriculture, in Florida. She won the 2018 Florida Commissioner of Agriculture election, narrowly defeating state representative Matt Caldwell by less than 7,000 votes. She is also the first woman to be elected to the position. In 2022, she goes face-to-face in a race for the Governor’s seat. She has always…
 
In episode 168 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts David Kuhn and Ben Jordan. David is the lead for corporate resilience at World Wildlife Fund and Ben is the Senior Director of Packaging and Climate at The Coca-Cola Company. We discuss why engaging the corporate sector is so important to WWF and why the private sector will be so important for th…
 
When popular media get natural climate solutions wrong, it’s usually because they’re struggling to understand complex mechanisms that have evolved over more than 45 years. Here is a brief look back on that evolution. Second of a three-part series adapted from Ecosystem Marketplace Click here for the original story and all related links: https://www…
 
So here we are! 30 episodes later we have finally arrived at the end of Season 5 of the Outrage + Optimism podcast. And what a rollercoaster it has been for all of us in the global climate community since the start of the year! We are due to take a well-earned break over August before we return with gusto in September for Season 6 - but before we g…
 
Building codes: they might sound boring, but they’re actually the front lines in a nationwide battle to decarbonize our buildings. And they do a lot more than keeping your home from falling down over your head. They regulate everything from energy efficiency, to the kind of fuel your stove runs on, to whether your building has an electric vehicle c…
 
Jules Kortnenhorst, CEO of RMI, shares how RMI works with companies in the transportation, cement, and steel sectors to encourage the rapid energy transition necessary to mitigate climate change. He also talks about RMI’s global partnerships, innovative energy programs, and accelerators—and describes how his experience in the HBS MBA program shaped…
 
Economists study the way the production and distribution of goods, products, and services affects the free. Conscious and modern economists are now applying this financial analysis to global warming and the effect on climate change. Economist Laurence "Larry" Kotlikoff has written, spoken, and advocated for the climate for most of his career, inclu…
 
In episode 167, Doug Parsons hosts Francisco Sanchez Jr., Associate Administrator for the Small Business Administration’s Office of Disaster Assistance. Francisco shares what is the office of disaster assistance. We also discuss how climate change is requiring them to evolve their mission. SBA is actually a major funder of disaster preparedness, an…
 
Crippling heat, fire, and death in the U.K., Europe, and the U.S. are bringing the climate emergency to our literal doorsteps. At the same time, political antipathy一in the lack of climate depth among Britain’s leadership candidates or the collapse of sweeping climate legislation in the U.S., for example一seems to be adding fuel to the fire. Co-hosts…
 
With the US Supreme Court's ruling on the EPA still sending shockwaves through some quarters of the climate community, we ask in our second special episode this week: is this a sign that the tide is turning against environmental regulation, or should we be careful not to mistake the tide for the current? In this episode, co-hosts Christiana Figuere…
 
There are 5.5 million commercial buildings in the U.S. Why are only 700 of them net-zero? We have the technology to slash carbon emissions from commercial buildings, which account for 16% of all U.S. emissions. And retrofitting commercial buildings saves money and energy for building owners. So what gives? In this episode, Melissa talks to Dr. Paul…
 
Carter Roberts, President/CEO of World Wildlife Fund-US, shares what successful climate collaborations between companies and environmental nongovernmental organizations (ENGOs) look like in practice, and how ENGOs can help by sharing their expertise and even pushing companies to take bolder action on climate change. Carter also talks about how bein…
 
Welcome to another episode of Outrage + Optimism. As always, we examine issues at the forefront of the climate crisis, interview change-makers, and transform our anger into productive dialogue on building a sustainable future. In this episode, co-hosts Christiana Figueres, Tom Rivett-Carnac, and Paul Dickinson reflect on the recent downfall of Brit…
 
A sustainability and resilience officer’s job is to act as a mediator between businesses, organizations, or governments and the environment or environmental policies. They develop strategies that work with climate change activists and policies. These strategies help avoid conflict, protect the environment, and minimize waste or losses in a world ma…
 
In episode 166 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts adaptation experts from Colorado. We learn how extreme storm events have been a major driver in adaptation planning in the state. Discover the most pressing climate impacts facing Colorado. We hear from the state climatologist about Colorado’s unique climate and what challenges it brings to adapt…
 
excited to announce the launch of basinRE! basinRE is the 1st and only global property advisory & real estate brokerage dedicated to nature based and natural climate solutions the best part? basinRE is part of $BASIN, the #ReFi platform for scaling climate, nature and carbon projects a portion of everything basinRE makes will go to the $BASIN Treas…
 
Welcome to another episode of Outrage + Optimism. As always, we examine issues at the forefront of the climate crisis, interview change-makers, and transform our anger into productive dialogue on building a sustainable future. In this special episode, the Outrage + Optimism crew has teamed up with the Dartington Arts School to bring you the first e…
 
Jon Paul “J.P.” Brooker is a Florida advocate for climate change through environmental law, fishery regulations, and ocean conservancy. He sits on the Executive Council of the Florida Bar’s Environment & Land Use Law Section. Additionally, J.P. serves on the Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy and Admiralty Law committees for the Florida Bar. H…
 
They need not accept the lie; it is enough for them to have accepted their life with it and in it. For by this very fact, individuals confirm the system, fulfill the system, make the system, are the system. READ THE POWER OF THE POWERLESS HERE: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-JzyPYCDl3YXihYfnc1iioh9bmcAFBA3/view?usp=sharing SOURCE NOTES: https://…
 
This week, our hosts Tom Rivett-Carnac and Paul Dickinson sit down for an exclusive interview with Paul Simpson as he exits his role as CEO of CDP after co-founding the organization over 20 years ago. CDP began in a basement with a few committed individuals to bring about a livable future through the disclosing of environmental data from companies …
 
It’s officially summer in North America, and that means one thing – it’s getting hot. Every year, heat waves are the deadliest extreme weather event, and they’re only getting more severe. Often, the people who fall victim to heatwaves are those who are left without access to air conditioning. Dr. Diana Hernández has a name for this phenomenon: ener…
 
Nathaniel “Nat” O. Keohane is the president for the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). Previously, he served as a special assistant to President Obama, as the senior vice president for the Environmental Defense Fund, and as an Associate Professor of Economics at Yale. Keohane provides valuable insight to Congress and other influential …
 
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