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Political Climate
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A bipartisan podcast on energy and environmental politics in America. Presented by the USC Schwarzenegger Institute. Political Climate goes beyond the echo chambers to bring you civil conversations, fierce debates and insider perspectives, with hosts and guests from across the political spectrum. Join Democrat and Republican energy experts Brandon Hurlbut and Shane Skelton, along with Greentech Media's Julia Pyper, as we explore how energy and environment policies get made.
 
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The Energy Gang
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Looking to understand the fast-changing world of energy? This isn't your ordinary energy business show. Every week, we debate and discuss the latest trends in energy, cleantech, renewables, and the environment. Join us as we explore the forces transforming energy markets in America and around the world.
 
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The Interchange
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The energy system is changing fast. Come explore the future with journalist Stephen Lacey and venture capitalist Shayle Kann. Each week, they'll take you on a tour of the global energy transformation, providing provide insight into technology trends, markets, and companies -- making for wonky and entertaining listening.
 
Greentech Media (GTM) is devoted to covering emerging green and clean technologies. As renewable energy becomes an increasingly large sector, the business community needs a source with up-to-the-minute news on solar, smart grid, enterprise energy solutions, wind energy, electric vehicles, biofuels, water, batteries and storage, finance and VC, and policy throughout the sectors. Visit www.greentechmedia.com for more stories, research, webinars, and conferences.
 
Business Class – das Gespräch über die zentralen Themen der digitalen Welt.
 
The CKUA Radio podcast of the GreenEnergyFutures.ca series. The multi-media series is hosted by David Dodge and tells the stories of Canadians involved in the green energy revolution.
 
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Could you do us a favor? Take our listener survey so we can give you more relevant content: bit.ly/gtmpodcast The world’s fifth-largest economy looked more like a developing country last week, as PG&E purposefully cut power to millions of people in Northern California for days. We knew this was coming. The growing safety and financial risk of w ...…
 
Could you do us a favor? Take our listener survey so we can give you more relevant content: bit.ly/gtmpodcast Venture capital is an effective source of money for scaling companies quickly. But what if your company needs 15 years to prove itself? That’s the time horizon for many “tough tech” companies in energy that are developing new semiconduc ...…
 
Last week, Pacific Gas & Electric, intentionally cut the power off to 800,000 electricity customers in Northern California — affecting roughly 2 million people — in an attempt to avoid sparking another potentially deadly wildfire. Classes were cancelled, businesses closed, food spoiled and people who rely on medical devices panicked. There was ...…
 
This is a branded podcast made in collaboration between the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and GTM Creative Strategies. As grids get saturated with wind and solar electricity, there’s pressure to find new ways to store that energy across daily, monthly or seasonal variations. Could the answer be a billion-year-old microbe? The National Re ...…
 
This week, we bring you a special episode from our friends at The Years Project. David Gelber, creator of the Emmy Award-winning series “Years of Living Dangerously,” has teamed up with Jeff Nesbit, executive director of Climate Nexus and author of the book This is the Way the Earth Ends, on a new podcast called Climate 2020. Each week David an ...…
 
The market for home batteries is picking up. Residential storage capacity installations outpaced utility-scale installations in the second quarter of this year. There were more residential batteries installed in Q2 than in all of 2017. So what’s driving the mini-boom? Residential storage doesn’t mirror other technologies like solar. It’s more o ...…
 
Millions of young people took to the streets last month to demand governments take bolder action on climate. Days later, world leaders assembled at the United Nations for the Secretary General's high-profile Climate Action Summit, where dozens of countries pledged to strengthen their climate goals. But did any of this resonate with American pol ...…
 
Could you do us a favor? Take our listener survey so we can give you more relevant content: bit.ly/gtmpodcast This week on Watt It Takes: how a computer nerd who loved assembling electronics became obsessed with designing a solar-storage system to light up Africa. In this episode, Powerhouse CEO Emily Kirsch sits down with Xavier Helgesen, the ...…
 
This week on CKUA Radio's Green Energy Futures – How the University of Calgary — yes, that University of Calgary, at the heart of Canada’s conventional fossil fuel industry — has turned their ‘60s-era brutalist MacKimmie Library into a building designed to reach net-zero carbon emissions. See blog and photos at www.greenenergyfutures.ca…
 
This week on CKUA's Green Energy Futures we talk to Raffi about his song “Young People Marching” a tribute to Greta Thunberg, the 17-year-old Swedish climate activist who has inspired millions of youth around the world to call for action on climate change. See blog and photos: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/raffi-young-people-marching ...…
 
This is a branded podcast made in collaboration between CohnReznick Capital and GTM Creative Strategies. Britta Von Oesen knows risk. As an intern in Lehman Brothers’ global energy unit in 2008, she watched the collapse of the investment bank in real time. Later, she watched European markets grind to a halt after feed-in-tariffs were reversed. ...…
 
Federal news tends to steal the limelight, but when it comes to spearheading innovative climate and energy policy states are really where the action is at. World leaders gathered at the United Nations Climate Action Summit earlier this week, where Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on countries to boost their commitments to fighting the ...…
 
The Bonneville Power Administration, the government-owned “power marketing agency” that serves the Pacific Northwest, is facing a strong current of problems. As cheap renewables make hydro less competitive in the region, BPA is now bleeding money. There’s now concern that its utility customers will stop buying hydro after contracts expire. Mean ...…
 
There are $70 billion worth of natural gas-fired power plants planned in the U.S. through the mid 2020s. But a combination of wind, solar, batteries and demand-side management could threaten 90 percent of those investments. New modeling from the Rocky Mountain Institute shows that more than 60 gigawatts of new gas plants are already economicall ...…
 
2016 wurde sie Dritte bei Germany's Next Topmodel, heute ist sie erfolgreiche Influencerin: In der aktuellen Podcast-Folge von Business Class gibt Model Fata Hasanovic Einblick in ihren Arbeitsalltag als Influencerin für große Beauty- und Modemarken.By Tilo Bonow.
 
We are now in a new age for clean energy: the age of 100%. Every week, we get some new declaration from a corporation, a city, a state or a utility that they are going 100%. But not all targets are created equal. 100% what? 100% clean? 100% renewable? 100% carbon free? Net zero emissions? To someone who doesn’t follow energy closely, they may a ...…
 
Youth activists are spearheading a powerful political movement around addressing the climate crisis. For many people, this is a moment of both fear and hope — global carbon emissions continue to increase, at the same time as demands for global climate action grow louder. Will 2019 be remembered as the year humanity turned a corner in the fight ...…
 
This week: We’ve gone from drought to flood. People who care about climate change have spent the last three presidential election cycles cajoling, prodding and begging television news outlets to cover the issue. But the more pressure mounted, the more coverage lagged. Across all three debates between Clinton and Trump in 2016, environmental iss ...…
 
America is a place where if you can dream something — no matter how big or ambitious — you can do it. Unless you’re trying to string 700 miles of high-voltage transmission lines to bring wind power from Oklahoma to Tennessee. Our guest this week is Russell Gold, author of a new book about the saga that unfolded when wind energy pioneer Michael ...…
 
Who stood out at the CNN Climate Crisis Town Hall? How did conservatives react? Did general voters even care? Democratic presidential candidates covered a lot of ground over the course of the seven-hour climate policy telethon — from fracking bans to a new CarbonStar program, coal worker retraining programs to a major environmental justice fund ...…
 
New York State offered Tesla $750 million to turn Buffalo into a solar manufacturing hub — why hasn’t Tesla delivered on the vision it promised? It’s been five years since SolarCity first declared plans to become a solar manufacturer, and nearly three years since Musk unveiled the solar roof. Tesla had plans to pump out thousands of solar roofs ...…
 
This week: how much methane are U.S. oil & natural gas drillers emitting? The data is accumulating — and it’s not looking good. A recent Wall Street Journal analysis found yearly methane emissions were equivalent to 69 million cars on the road. Some estimates are higher. The United Nations says yearly methane leaks may amount to adding nearly 1 ...…
 
Recycling was once a badge of honour – I recycle therefore I am helping the environment. But have we turned our backs on the three Rs as we walk down the street with single-use cups as if it were a fashion statement? We talk to Christina Seidel of the Recycling Council of Alberta about rebooting recycling. See Green Energy Futures story: http:/ ...…
 
Recycling just might reclaim a place in the sun as one solution to climate change and some of the waste issues plaguing us today. As plastics, microplastics and other waste issues plague the environment and hit the news there are calls to double-down in our efforts to truly reduce waste and emissions. see Green Energy Futures story: http://www. ...…
 
This week on Watt It Takes: How an energy researcher obsessed with electric vehicles stumbled upon a vast trove of transportation data and built a company that is reshaping infrastructure planning for mobility. Powerhouse CEO Emily Kirsch sits down with Laura Schewel, the founder and CEO of Streetlight Data. Laura spent her career studying stor ...…
 
This week, we have an interview with Christopher Leonard, author of a new book, “Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America.” Earlier this month, David Koch passed away. And it suddenly got everyone talking about the Koch Brothers again. It got us thinking about them too — not just their role in politics, but ...…
 
The Democratic presidential primary is heating up, so we break down where the candidates stand on climate. Labor Day Weekend typically marks a shift in a presidential campaign. Things get more serious and the field starts to winnow down. And sure enough, the number of Democratic contenders is starting to decline with Jay Inslee, John Hickenloop ...…
 
With flight shame growing in popularity, extreme weather intensifying, and the Amazon burning, there’s more demand than ever for carbon offsets to assuage our guilt and make us feel like we’re doing something. But those credits many not be doing what you think they are — or anything at all. This week, we’re discussing the complicated and frustr ...…
 
Rubin Lind war 17, als er – noch während der Schulzeit – seine Lern-App Skills4School entwickelte. Er findet: Schule muss endlich digitaler werden. Im Interview mit Tilo Bonow erklärt er, warum das Bildungssystem oft an der Realität der Schüler vorbei geht und wie eine sinnvolle Digitalisierung des Schulbetriebs ablaufen kann. Außerdem verrät e ...…
 
This week, we explore a possible financial time bomb for renewable energy: merchant risk. Since the dawn of grid-connected wind and solar, long-term power purchase agreements were the financial glue that held projects together. Developers could rely on relatively simple multi-decade contracts, thanks in large part to policy that encouraged or m ...…
 
In nearly every corner of the country, energy storage projects are finding their way onto the grid — they’re getting bigger, cheaper, more diverse, and even a little bit weirder. Most of all, they’re just becoming normal. This week, we’re talking about the new normal for power operations. It includes a lot of batteries. And maybe some air tanks ...…
 
Is abolishing the filibuster necessary in order for Congress to pass meaningful climate legislation? A handful of Democratic presidential candidates have called for throwing out the Senate rule, claiming that it exacerbates gridlock in Washington DC. Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid also believes that abolishing the filibuster is critic ...…
 
Fort Chipewyan is going solar? Solar will replace 25 per cent of diesel generation in Fort Chipewyan a small community of 1,000 people in northern Alberta. See Green Energy Futures video, blog and photos: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/solar-for-diesel:-the-sun-shines-on-fort-chipewyanBy David Dodge.
 
Solar and wind sent European utilities into financial disarray, and U.S. utilities are facing a similar fate. Are global oil companies next? A new report from one of the world’s biggest banks, BNP Paribas, says that solar and wind paired with electric cars provide up to 7 times more useful energy for mobility than gasoline dollar for dollar. An ...…
 
This summer, the United States celebrated the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing. Fifty years later, many people wonder: if we can get to the moon, surely we can fix the environmental issues here on Earth? In this episode, we get NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s perspective on fighting climate change, having seen the challenge ...…
 
This week, we’re talking about a trend that’s picking up in electricity markets: aggregation of distributed resources. Utilities have been remotely switching off air conditioners to manage demand for a long time. But a range of emerging resources — solar paired with batteries, smart thermostats, intelligent water heaters, electric car chargers ...…
 
There were several moments of legitimate engagement on climate change at last week’s Democratic presidential debates. But did any of it resonate with voters? In this episode, we break down the key points candidates made on stage in Detroit — from promoting direct air capture to climate justice — with help from Jigar Shah, president and co-found ...…
 
This week on Watt It Takes: How a former Apple engineer applied design principles from the iPod and the iPad to smart thermostats — jolting an industry badly in need of change. Powerhouse CEO Emily Kirsch sits down with Matt Rogers, the co-founder and former chief product officer of Nest. Nest is best known for its elegant learning thermostat, ...…
 
The climate movement doesn’t have a persuasion problem; it has a turn out problem. Data reveal that environmentalists don’t show up to vote as often as the overall population in an election. So what gives? And could this impact races in 2020? In this episode of Political Climate we take a hard look at how many Americans care about climate issue ...…
 
Kevin Ma knew he wanted an electric vehicle soon after a series on watersheds led him to the issue of climate change. This is the story of his long and winding road to EV ownership in Alberta. Episode 227, part III in our Green Energy Futures series LIfe with an EV broadcast on the CKUA Radio Network in Alberta. See blog, photos and more: http: ...…
 
Harald Neidhardt ist nicht nur CEO des "futur/io Institute for Exponential Technologies & Desirable Futures", sondern auch Experte für Digital Leadership & Innovation. Als Mobile Pionier hat er unter anderem das Mobile-Marketing-Unternehmen Smaato gegründet und mit MLOVE eine globale Community zum Austausch zwischen Führungskräften zu Zukunftst ...…
 
Billionaire hedge fund executive and environmental activist Tom Steyer is officially making a run for the White House — and putting an aggressive climate action plan at the center of his campaign. In this episode of Political Climate, we speak with the newest contender in the 2020 Democratic primary about why he entered the crowded race, and ho ...…
 
Life with an EV Part 2 – Carol Bishop bought her Nissan Leaf "mostly for environmental reasons" but she also loves driving it! In part 2 of our series, CKUA Radio and Green Energy Futures present Carol Bishop's experience with her EV. Spoiler alert, she also likes paying only $9 in fuel costs to drive 600 km!…
 
What is going on in Washington D.C.? A bubbling House Democrat feud followed by a series of racially offensive presidential tweets has unleashed chaos in the U.S Capitol. Meanwhile, there’s one thing we’re not seeing much of: governing In this episode of Political Climate we look at where we’re seeing attempts at climate action, and where we’re ...…
 
Life with an EV Part 1 – Ed Ma was bitten by the EV bug in 2009 when "I made the mistake of taking a Tesla Roadster for a test drive." In the first of our series CKUA Radio and Green Energy Futures present Ed Ma and Rhonda Blair who've owned three Teslas and one Smart Cabriolet EV and will never go back! See blog, photos and more: http://www.gr ...…
 
Note: after this episode, we will be on hiatus for a few weeks while Stephen Lacey goes on paternity leave. This week, a conversation about what the Green New Deal reveals about public opinion on climate change. Why are national climate politics frozen? The conventional understanding is that Americans are deeply divided on the issue along party ...…
 
Note: after this episode, we will be on hiatus for a few weeks while Stephen Lacey goes on paternity leave. We’ll be back soon! On July 8, Donald Trump stood in the East Room of the White House and delivered a speech on his “environmental leadership.” What could he possibly talk about? Onlookers called the speech “Orwellian.” The Trump Administ ...…
 
For the second year, RMI hosted a lunch workshop at Greentech Media’s Grid Edge Innovation Summit, with this year’s event titled: "Grid Modernization Done Right." This workshop follows RMI’sThe Economics of Clean Energy Portfolios report, which makes the case on how portfolios of renewable and distributed energy resources can help avoid $1 tril ...…
 
This week, we present a special episode on behalf of Centrica Business Solutions. The Green New Deal is now a driving force in climate politics. But up until now, it’s been mostly theoretical. And then, in April, Mayor Bill De Blasio declared that New York City is creating its own version of the Green New Deal. As part of the law, large commerc ...…
 
Every year, we see a wide range of models for the future global energy system. The scenarios come from a wide array of organizations: International Energy Agency and the Energy Information Administration; oil companies like BP, Shell and Equinor; and research outfits like Wood Mackenzie and Bloomberg New Energy Finance. And the conclusions are ...…
 
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