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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.
 
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.
 
Sharing Insights Podcast sets out to share stories, strategies, and insights among operators of ecologically and 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.
 
Net Present Value explores the intersection of money, meaning, our impact and the legacy we create. Was focused on Impact, Income and Return in the context of real estate and impact investing but now 100% focused on using the power to the private markets to slow global warming and reverse climate change. Carbon reduction and carbon removal is important and needed but so are intact ecosystems, habitat and biodiversity. If we destroy much more of our functioning natural systems it won't really ...
 
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)
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
A More Perfect Podcast isn’t just a podcast. It’s 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 partisanship, this podcas ...
 
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.
 
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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?
 
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.
 
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We need to slash greenhouse-gas emissions while supporting activities that remove greenhouse gasses from the atmosphere, and carbon markets can both accelerate reductions and ramp up removals. Why, then, is the debate so contentious? For answers, I turned to Eli-Mitchell Larson, a self-proclaimed “Carbon Removal Evangelist” who's helping to build u…
 
Biologists, economists, and environmental activists often seem like members of warring tribes, but Gabriel Eickhoff, CEO of Lestari Capital, says they're more like estranged family members who just haven't started talking to each other yet. In a wide-ranging discussion, we look at the legacy of the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets, the…
 
For the first time ever, we are all in-person bringing you this episode from the TED Countdown Summit in Edinburgh! TED Countdown is an event that officially kicked off on 12th October and encompasses four days of inspiring talks, collaboration, connections and commitments to meaningful action for a better world ahead of COP26. Our guest today is P…
 
In the second of a two part series, we learn how science and adaptation planning work to help the Coskata-Coatue Haulover Wildlife Refuge on Nantucket Island adapt to climate change. The podcast is joined by The Trustees of Reservations, a coastal conservation group in Massachusetts, and the Nantucket Conservation Foundation to learn how they are m…
 
Welcome to the third installment of our Season 1 Recap series, where I’ve been reviewing what we’ve learned from a dozen interviews with veteran landowners throughout Costa Rica. In today’s episode, we’re going to take a dive into the concept of ‘Community’, our place in it, and how we can be more harmonious members and effective contributors to ou…
 
With only 99 months left until 2030, and COP26 in less than 1, time is ticking on 1.5. And young people know it. So today, a timely and relevant conversation with Climate Activist, and return guest to Outrage + Optimism, Luisa Neubauer. This time, focusing on climate change and its impact on the mental health and outlook on the future of young peop…
 
Global business and government leaders have announced ambitious climate commitments, laying out targets with fast approaching end dates. ‘Net Zero’ will define our politics and economies for decades to come, from energy to transport, industry to food, the opportunities are endless, and the risks of inaction are profound. But despite our ambitions a…
 
The transition to 100% clean energy by 2030 - an historical commitment by the Biden Administration with the potential to create over 10 million green, well paid and skilled jobs. From construction to transport, manufacturing to industry, green jobs will continue to grow and with greater business and government collaboration increasing the demand fo…
 
The renewed US domestic climate agenda will drive demand for green innovation and investments with new approaches to scaling up finance for climate-aligned sectors and infrastructure. According to a recent Princeton University study, Net Zero America, in order for the United States to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions economywide by 2050 it…
 
A healthy planet is the foundation for a healthy global population, and human health cannot be advanced without healthy planetary systems such as fresh water, clean air and a stable climate. The direct yearly financial costs of degrading natural systems are predicted to be US$2-4 billion by 2030. And yet, there is currently a lack of guidance for b…
 
Studies show that climate change has become a global public health threat with a disproportionate impact on vulnerable populations. This event, hosted by Johnson & Johnson, will bring together cross-disciplinary leaders, who are on the frontlines of climate, health and equity - from physicians who are working to better understand the connection bet…
 
We had the pleasure of speaking with Zanagee Artis, the 21-year-old founder, co-executive director and policy director for the global, youth-led climate justice organization Zero Hour. Zanagee has been featured in a number of publications for his work on climate justice and climate policy, including The New York Times, Teen Vogue, and edie. Zanagee…
 
You probably heard last week was Climate Week and UNGA. But, what actually happened? To cover it all, we get into the cornucopia of methane reduction announcements from countries across the world, a quick update on China, and a special focus this week on the announcement of the ‘Protecting Our Planet Challenge’, an announcement that saw 9 philanthr…
 
Deanna Meyer is a serious longtime protector of Prairie Dogs. We discuss her work, how she got started, how her campaigns got so much attention from the media and how to take radical action in defense of what you love. Prairie Dogs are under constant threat, often getting gassed in their burrows in the name of 'development'. Protecting them also me…
 
This episode is for every climate activist from all parts of the journey, from beginners to experienced eco-nerds, who want to learn how to better engage people into climate-positive actions and mindset! I learned all about Per Espen’s work last summer when I dove deep into his book on human psychology and the many reasons we’re not acting on clima…
 
In this episode, Doug Parsons talks with returning guest Alice Hill about her new book, The Fight for Climate After Covid-19. We discuss what inspired her to write the book; how her experiences working on climate change and biodefense during the Obama Presidency informed her thinking; why we need a national adaptation plan; the critical need for po…
 
Following the success of UN Food Systems Summit, or as it’s also known- “The People’s Summit” we get a chance to speak to the driving force behind it, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Food Systems Summit, Agnes Kalibata. Formerly Rwanda’s Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) from 2008 to 2014, she drove programs that m…
 
Welcome to the first episode in a brand new series on The Future of Food! Today, this episode coincides with a very important international gathering, the first of its kind at the United Nations. Known as the UN Food Systems Summit, formally, it is also called The People’s Summit. During this ongoing series we will seek to unlock the many changes n…
 
Cliff Villa, a Professor of Law at the University of New Mexico School of Law, shares wisdom gathered from his extensive experience, including 22 years as an attorney for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. His clear stories and compassionate advice illuminates a variety of ways we can improve our communities and ourselves.…
 
Our struggle with the Climate Crisis begins with naming it, facing it, and engaging it. Last week, the latest NDC Synthesis Report published showed that global emissions are on track to rise by 16% by 2030. With science screaming at the top of its lungs to get us to cut emissions 50% by 2030 to avoid catastrophic warming and climate tipping points,…
 
Laura Termini is a Venezuelan actress, producer, writer and a board certified health beauty counselor. She is also the founder and creative director of Chicanol.com, an inspiring online publication for English and Spanish speaking people. She was invited to the White House to be recognized as one of America’s top Latina Bloggers. Laura uses a mix o…
 
Today's episode is a discussion with Chris Devault. Chris is a permaculture practitioner and environmental steward who has worked for many years in the solar and wind energy industries, and who is now dedicated to exposing the lies we are told about how wind and solar are 'green' and capable of saving the planet.…
 
Final presentation of the 21 day Climate Sprint focused on Mobilizing More High Quality Climate Finance! Full video presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlyVuoG2ziY For more info or to submit your climate project go to www.corebenefits.io “Digestible” Climate Finance ClimateSprints.com, How can we best value long-term co-benefits and ecosy…
 
What roles should businesses play in fighting climate justice and co-creating a better world? We'll get into that and much more in this episode with Yvette Torres-Rahman, Co-Founder and CEO of Business Fights Poverty. Get FREE tickets to the UNGA summit on September 20-24, 2021. Use code "HEYCHANGEUNGA" when registering! Event Tickets: https://busi…
 
Today, only 15 percent of land and 7 percent of our ocean are protected. Nature needs more. The science is very clear – to prevent a mass extinction crisis, support a growing global population, and address climate change, we must conserve at least 30% of the planet by 2030. ...So why now? The science is very, very clear - If we act now we can limit…
 
As a high school science teacher, Caroline Lewis was passionate about breaking down complex science into simple consumable nuggets of information. She expanded her work outside schools to design programs that drove youth to ask questions, and help the disengaged become engaged. Caroline founded CLEO Institute in 2010, and later developed the GenCLE…
 
In the first of a two part series with the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Risk Center, we take a deep dive on flood risk and helping communities find financial resilience as impacts escalate with a warming climate. Returning to the podcast is Dr. Carolyn Kousky of the Wharton Risk Center who gives context to what this two-part series is all a…
 
Welcome to Volume 2 of my Season 1 recap series. In this episode, we’re going to review some of the advice we’ve been given about hosting guests, volunteers, and students. Hosting is a hot topic for many new landowners as welcoming in volunteers is an enticing way to get much-needed help building foundational infrastructure. For many new landowners…
 
Season 4 is here! The past few months have been astonishing. It’s no news to anyone that climate change is here, right now. In fact, it’s reported by the Washington Post that in the US, nearly 1 in 3 people live in a county hit by a weather disaster in the past three months, and even more terrifying, 2 out of 3 live in a place that experienced a mu…
 
Hello, world! Jason Bliss from the Sharing Insights Podcast here. I’ve been on one heck of a journey. Over the last 9 months, I’ve dived into permaculture, exploring different ways we can develop sustainable homesteads and communities for a better way of life. We’ve interviewed a whole host of amazing people, all with their own unique experiences a…
 
Stephany Seay has been on the front lines working to protect Yellowstone’s wild buffalo for the past twenty years. For this episode of The Green Flame, we discuss how she got involved in her work, what bison need in order to restore themselves, and tease Stephany's new buffalo and prairie protection organization. Music: I Need You by LiQWYD, https:…
 
Paul Rennie is the Head of the Global Economy Group at the British Embassy, Washington DC, leading the UK’s climate and energy, economic and trade, and science and technology networks across the United States. For years, there has been talk about climate change, but there’s never been this level of public support. The US’s renewed commitment to cli…
 
Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Brandon Collins, an adjunct professor at UC Berkeley and the lead scientist at Berkeley Forests. As wildfires rage in the Western U.S., why are some areas more prone to out of control fires than others? Brandon explains the ecology of western forests and some of the management options to mitigate against these extreme events.…
 
Guest: Eron Bloomgarden, Emergent Capital Launched on Earth Day, the LEAF (Lowering Emissions by Accelerating Forest finance) Coalition aims to double the price of forest-carbon offsets and multiply the amount of money going into forest protection. Heres's how it works. Featuring: Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg; US Climate Envoy John Kerry; …
 
Rep Bob Inglis shares his journey from climate disputer to climate change activist. Following a science committee trip to Australia, he had a spiritual awakening moving him to consciously loving God and loving people and leaving the world a better place for future generations. Upon his return, he introduced the Raise Wages Cut Carbon Act of 2009. U…
 
Doug Parsons talks with Dr. V. Kelly Turner, an Assistant Professor of Urban Planning and Geography at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Doug and Kelly discuss: the need to create governance and regulation around extreme heat; decoupling disaster heatwave response to long term planning for it; how can social media amplify disaster messaging…
 
Those who dare to undertake the institution of a people must feel themselves capable, as it were, of changing human nature, of transforming each individual . . . into a part of a much greater whole, . . . of altering the constitution of man for the purpose of strengthening it. —Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1762 SOURCES: https://pastebin.com/60tTMivC SUPP…
 
We’re back in your ears for a quick bonus episode on the latest IPCC Report. The heavily anticipated and undeniably influential release of the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report’s Working Group 1 findings came out on Monday. In it, they provide an extraordinarily thorough examination into and warning of the physical science basis of climate change. Chr…
 
Ken Berlin’s early childhood passion for birdwatching led him to a career focused on the environment, energy, and climate change issues. Ken is the President & CEO of Climate Reality Project and is recognized as one of the top climate change attorneys in the world. Founded in 2006 by Vice President, Al Gore, The Climate Reality Project is a global …
 
America Adapts joins with the Sky Island Alliance to discover conservation in the desert southwest. Learn about the unique Sky Island ecosystems along the U.S., Mexico border. Hear about the unique biodiversity in the region; how the landscape is adapting to climate change and the negative impacts of the border wall on wildlife and the ecology of t…
 
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