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A short, to the point podcast that looks at the ways we can do better when it comes to our continued existence. A new topic is researched under this umbrella for each episode. Preceding the main topic are sort segments on skepticism, the environment, wild and plant life, and sometimes archaeology, and Ruby ends it all with a selfish segment where she shares something about herself or something that made or makes her smile.
 
Welcome to the Hey Change Podcast. We speak with climate activists, social justice advocates, change-makers, and thought leaders to inspire and empower ourselves to be the change we wish to see in the world. If you’re ready to make meaningful changes in your life and help shape the path for a more just and sustainable tomorrow, you’re in the right place. We are so excited to have you on this journey with us! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Sharing Insights Podcast sets out to share stories, strategies, and insights among operators of ecologically & socially beneficial projects, in Costa Rica. These stories provide landowners everywhere access to unique ideas for how they, too, might design their own business models for greater success and impact.
 
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.
 
Net Present Value explores the intersection of money, meaning, our impact and the legacy we create. Focusing on Impact, Income and Return in the context of real estate and impact investing. Hosted by TMO aka Thomas Morgan, CCIM who has been involved with over $1.2B worth of commercial investment real estate in 40 states. Brought to you by compound.global, an impact investment studio. We ask: “What good shall I do this day?" (B. Franklin) What the F are you doing? New book: COMPOUND Capital: ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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)
 
David S. Vogel is a world-renowned data scientist and predictive modeler. He has won many awards for his predictive models, including the prestigious K-Cup. 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 Founda ...
 
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?
 
Environmental Studies and Sciences is a podcast covering some of the latest research on environmental issues and hot topics in the environmental field, with leading academics and upcoming environmental researchers. The podcast is produced by Speak Up for Blue Productions on behalf of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences, and the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. The host is Dr. Chris Parsons.
 
Are you a wildlife project leader or want to be one? Projects for Wildlife is a podcast dedicated to sharing stories from wildlife conservation project leaders who are protecting wildlife and finding new ways to benefit both wildlife and humans. Alicia Amerson hosts interviews with project leaders from around the world about their struggles and triumphs in wildlife conservation. She dives into solo episodes sharing lessons learned from 17 years of environmental project management experience. ...
 
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This week, the climate solutions are here, and they’re neatly labeled. You may have heard of Bertrand Piccard, the explorer, balloonist, and ‘inspioneer’ who was the first to circumnavigate the globe in a solar powered aircraft in 2016. Well, since then, he’s been on a mission to support climate friendly technologies. With his Solar Impulse Foundat…
 
Having made a career in theatre and film as a writer and actor, I like to think the arts can be pretty powerful in lots of ways, but how can it be used to inspire us about climate change? I spoke to playwright April De Angelis whose 20 year career has seen her plays produced at the National Theatre, The Royal Court and the RSC among many others. In…
 
In episode 135, California Adapts part 3, Doug Parsons and writer/producer Randy Olson talk about their overall impressions of climate adaptation in California. Each of the experts interviewed during the journey gave scores from 1 to 10 for their opinion of how well they think the state is addressing their element of climate adaptation. The scores …
 
Welcome to Season 3, “Optimist In Action!” In this episode, you’ll meet our new co-host, Robin Shaw, and hear how Anne Therese’s work inspired Robin to change her life. Learn about AT’s journey as an activist and “stubborn climate optimist,” why she considers herself a “recovering vegan,” and how she’s learned to deal with climate anxiety. Find out…
 
Carpetmaker Interface has won accolades for its carbon-negative carpet, the manufacture of which pulls more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits. He're a look back on the company's 20-year journey from plundered of nature to climate leader. Guest: Buddy Hay, Interface VP for Sustainability…
 
In episode 134, a re-release, Doug Parsons’ journeys around California exploring the five most important elements of climate adaptation for the state — fire, drought, flood, temperature and sea level rise. For each one he goes into the field with an expert. He visits the burn area of the Thomas Fire of December 2017 with a fire captain, talks about…
 
Nancy Pfund is founder and managing partner of DBL Partners, one of the first and largest impact investing venture capital firms in the world. DBL seeks to achieve “Double Bottom Line” results for its investors: top tier financial returns as well as meaningful social and environmental impact. It currently holds over $400 million in assets under man…
 
Welcome to Volume 2 of The Stubborn Optimist’s Playlist! Every week on the podcast we feature a musical artist who is thoughtful about the role of art and artists in the climate crisis. This week we bring you a collection of those artists in playlist form as an extended listening experience. So without further ado, Vol. 2. Enjoy the music! ___ The …
 
Welcome to the very first Volume of The Stubborn Optimist’s Playlist! Every week on the podcast we feature an artist who is thoughtful about the role of art and artists in the climate crisis. This week, we celebrate all the artists we have had on the show so far with 2 separate volumes for your listening enjoyment! So without further ado, Vol. 1. E…
 
The concept of Carbon Offsetting, or carbon credits is often met with mixed views. Is it simply an excuse to carry on as normal but look like you're doing good? Or is it maybe a valuable tool? In fact, what is it? Where does the money go? What does it actually do? And what else are the big businesses doing to save the planet? Tom explores all and m…
 
Many people think of climate change as being a future problem, but that’s not the case. Climate change has become a major part of our economy. In 2020, 4.7 million structures were impacted from an insurance perspective because of climate change. Insurance premiums are increasing, people are losing opportunities to work, and businesses are being dis…
 
In episode 133 of America Adapts, What is “climate adaptation” and how well is California doing with it? In this three part special, sponsored by the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Doug takes an in-depth look at the state of California, presenting it’s long history of environmental leadership, current work on adaptation throu…
 
On this episode: Be Skeptical Dammit! - Wind Turbine Myths Environment - Lab Grown Wood? Wildlife - Polar Bears & Narwhals Archaeology - Natural Vitrification of a Human Brain Researched Topic - Sea Grass Meadows My Happy Moment: Amazing Life Saving Dog The sources for information shared on this episode will be posted on the social media sites.…
 
With CO2 in the atmosphere now reaching levels 50% higher than when humanity began large-scale burning of fossil fuels during the industrial revolution, time is running out and some ecosystems are on the brink of collapse. In light of this, some scientists and engineers are asking the question, can we act in time to save them? What do we do if we c…
 
This episode is a set of deeply personal ruminations on permaculture experiences, practices and ethics between two radical environmental activists. .Music is provided by Solebound with their song Seeds and cover of Pacha Mama, an old rainbow gathering song. Solebound can be found on facebook https://www.facebook.com/soleboundmusic/ and bandcamp htt…
 
The emergence of a new pandemic is something that has impacted us all in varying degrees of hell. But where do pandemics come from? Where do they start and how are we responsible? Can we call this year an ecological event? From Measles, to Ebola to Sars to covid 19, Tom talks to Zoonotic disease specialist Dr David Redding, and Reader in Environmen…
 
Sometimes my skeptical rants are outdated by the time I get the episode they are on uploaded. I'm going to try putting out skeptical mini-episodes when I have something to say about a current topic in order to keep them more relevant. This is my first one. In this bonus episode I ask if Dr. Seuss and Mr. Potato Head were actually victims of cancel …
 
A bonus episode for you this week! With science demanding that in order to stay below 1.5C we must reach “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 at the absolute latest, how do we get there? We know we can’t keep emitting as we currently are and just offset to balance it out. We need radical cuts and that means a complete reshaping of the global…
 
This episode features a launch party for the new book Bright Green Lies: How The Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About It, by Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert. The book tackles the greenwashing surrounding so much so-called "green" technology and other false solutions. The authors read excerpts from the book, dis…
 
This is the second episode in our Race To Zero series! All evidence points to the tipping point for electrification of road transport, and the end of the internal combustion engine. But will this happen fast enough? One of the key pillars of the Race to Zero is to accelerate the adoption of Zero Emissions Vehicles. Today, transport accounts for abo…
 
Building community is a central focus for many back-to-the-land projects. Most commonly, that community is comprised of internal share-holding members, long-term guests, or the extended community of the surrounding village. For some projects, that would also include short-term guests and off-site investors. No matter what community means to you, ma…
 
Georgina Wilson Powell is founder and editor of the online eco lifestyle magazine, Pebble and author of the new book 'IS IT REALLY GREEN' Pebble was founded to bridge the gap between sustainability and style and the every day. Since then Georgina has recently published 'Is it Really Green', a helpful guide that answers 249 questions about our every…
 
In this episode, Max gives a brief update on the Protect Thacker Pass action, and Elisabeth Robson interviews Jamie Kneen, Communications & Outreach Coordinator for Mining Watch Canada, an organization that works to protect the public and the environment from destructive mining practices. https://miningwatch.ca/ Elisabeth also reads two excerpts ab…
 
Kiera O’Brien is the founder and president of Young Conservatives for Carbon Dividends. She co-founded the organization as a means to bridge the gap between what conservatism meant to her at home in Alaska and what she was seeing on her college campus at Harvard. Kiera is passionate about responsible environmental policy-making and conservative pol…
 
In episode 132 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Andrew Rumbach, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at Texas A&M University and faculty fellow at the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center. The two discuss the similarities (and differences) between the two fields. Andrew shares research, looking at historic resources…
 
This week we get into Republicans and climate change, faith and climate change, and some exciting news in climate philanthropy! And our guest for this episode is President & CEO of Occidental Petroleum, Vicki Hollub. Not only is she the first and currently only female CEO of a major oil and gas company, but Occidental - or Oxy as the company is fon…
 
In this episode, Max Wilbert and Will Falk sit around the campfire at Thacker Pass to share the latest updates from the #ProtectThackerPass campaign, which aims to stop Lithium Americas Corporation from strip mining this place and more broadly to shift power in the environmental movement away from extraction and towards degrowth. Our music for this…
 
World leaders that deny Climate Change. Nations chopping down forests and expanding their coal industry It can be overwhelming and terrifying In this first episode of series 2, Tom talks to Professor Chris Rapley and returning guest Professor Mark Maslin and finds out how the international community has worked together since the 1990s to fight clim…
 
What do Bill Gates, Mark Carney, Annette Nazareth, and Agustin Silvani have in common? They all believe that well-designed voluntary carbon markets can help the world achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions in time to avert disaster. Today, they explain the new Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (TSVDM) Most music provided by Blue Dot …
 
Welcome to the first episode of our new Race To Zero series! With COP26 as the vital milestone for climate action in November 2021, the promises and pledges made by governments must be converted into meaningful action beginning today. We know the EU, the UK and many other countries have net zero pledges but can they achieve them without a global co…
 
David Doniger is the Senior Strategic Director of the Climate and Clean Energy Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council. He has been at the forefront of the battle against air pollution and global climate change since joining NRDC in 1978. During his esteemed career, he helped formulate the Montreal Protocol, served on the White House Counc…
 
In episode 131 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Sherri Goodman, a Senior Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center and the Senior Strategist at the Center for Climate and Security. We cover such topics as climate change being the ultimate national security threat multiplier. Also, we discuss some of the early climate work she did in Co…
 
With a deep freeze in Texas leaving a wake of devastation, a UN Security Council Meeting weakly addressing climate change as the planet’s “gravest threat”, and massive investment for offshore wind in Denmark to produce green ammonia, there’s no shortage of things to be outraged by or optimistic about this week! We are at a new political moment wher…
 
On Friday, The United States will officially be back in the Paris Climate Agreement! *cue appropriate volume of fanfare* And while in a week where Dallas, Texas is colder than Anchorage, Alaska - our co-host Paul Dickinson takes us on a short list of topics discussing the social cost of carbon recently updated by Joseph Stiglitz and Lord Nicholas S…
 
Attorney and feminist Kara Dansky joins us to share how to contribute to the movement for women's sex based rights. She introduces us to the "Women Picket DC" event on March 8, the Equality for All Act, the 65th UN Commission on the Status of Women, the Declaration on Women's Sex Based Rights, and the Women's Human Rights Campaign. For this episode…
 
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