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We need to achieve net-zero emissions by mid-century to avoid catastrophic climate change, and business plays a big part in meeting this goal. Join 100% Renewables’ Co-CEO Barbara Albert as she interviews senior decision-makers from organizations leading the way on climate action. If you want to hear best practice stories of how other businesses drive net profit with zero emissions, this show is for you.
 
A podcast about sustainability, the built environment, and carbon-zero goals. Focused on what can be done to meet the collective challenges that lie ahead, this is a podcast to share good practice, advice and stories about the importance of sustainable building and our obsession with retrofit. The podcast will bring you interviews with organisations and institutions that play key roles in the move to net-zero homes and the stories of people who are living in them.
 
This is the behind-the-scenes audio diary of our journey to take our business to better than net zero carbon emissions. Who are we? The business is eCommerce MasterPlan - we run podcasts (eCommerce MasterPlan and Keep Optimising) and virtual summits. The host is Chloe Thomas, founder of eCommerce MasterPlan and eCommerce Marketing specialist. This show is a little rougher around the edges than our main shows! We will be sharing how we make eCommerce MasterPlan a NetZero business, and then ta ...
 
To address climate crisis, we have to pursue an energy system based on renewable energy and other low carbon technology. Through reasonable discussions with a variety of researchers from institutes and think tanks, this podcast informs curious minds of poliy debate on sustainable energy transition and global climate governance. The podcast is now being updated for its second season. The first season was called the REEI Energy and Climate Podcast.
 
With a new episode every Wednesday morning, the Climate 21 podcast is a weekly podcast that showcases best practices and thought leadership in greenhouse gas emissions reductions. Host Tom Raftery interviews climate change experts, executives from companies rolling out the best climate initiatives, and other stakeholders in the space to educate and inspire everyone to action.
 
Blazing Trails explores Salesforce values in action through thought provoking conversations with global leaders, innovators and icons who are shaping the world for the better. Join host Michael Rivo to dive into topics surrounding innovation, equality, net zero energy, work and well-being. New episodes debut Wednesdays.
 
CarbonSmart is a provocative daisy-chain conversation where the guests ask the questions. Join sustainability leader, greyhound rescuer, and CEO of carbon recycling company LanzaTech, Jennifer Holmgren, as she sits down with friends, shares questions from her previous guests and sparks conversations around the state of our planet, innovation, social justice, and how policy and industry can bend the carbon curve.
 
With significant momentum toward a net zero economy and increasingly strident calls for companies to prioritise climate action, sustainability is the next frontier of business transformation. At the Low Carbon Business Podcast, we speak to experts in carbon reduction and pro-environmental business leaders paving the way for a greener future. If you’re looking for support with reducing your footprint, tune in and start your low carbon journey.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Bringing you the news from the worldwide nuclear energy sector, interviews with key players and easy-to-follow guides to the nuclear essentials each month. The World Nuclear News team has been reporting daily news online about nuclear power since 2007 at: https://www.world-nuclear-news.org/ WNN is supported by the World Nuclear Association and draws on its global network of contacts across the industry, academia and international agencies.
 
Can technology tackle climate change? There is a pressing need. If temperatures keep rising, many parts of the world will have limited agency to adapt to a changing environment. The International Energy Agency says that by 2030 emissions must fall by 45% relative to 2010 to be on track to reach net zero. The private sector has a critical role to play in a net zero future—it brings to bear influence, investment and innovation. But companies have some big questions to answer as they look to in ...
 
Welcome to Sustainability in The Air, the world’s first podcast dedicated to sustainable aviation. This show is brought to you by SimpliFlying, which has been helping build trust in travel for over a decade. The realm of sustainable aviation is going through a phase of rapid development - from new technologies to sustainable aviation fuel. Airline, airport and travel executives often struggle to make sense of what seems to be a Wild-West scenario. It's about time someone took the leadership ...
 
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The electricity grid is at the centre of the energy transition, and our journey to net zero by 2050. This podcast from eSmart Networks is your guide to how the grid will support the biggest shift in energy usage since the 1950’s – join us for an exciting ride! Visit us on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/esmart-networks, find our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm1xJpPsmcC2zrqg-6Qn-XQ
 
Across the UK, local authorities are declaring a climate emergency, seeking to lead action at a local level to reduce carbon emissions, increase biodiversity, transition to net zero and ultimately improve the quality of life of their residents and the local environment. In this podcast series from UCL and the Local Government Association (LGA), researchers and policy professionals from councils across England share their reflections on working together on the Net Zero Innovation Programme - ...
 
Transitioning to Carbon Net Zero discusses the challenges involved in decarbonising the global economy. Featuring interviews with senior leaders at Standard Chartered, host Libby Potter uncovers the complexities of calculating carbon emissions, the negative effects of greenwashing, and the real-world impact of sustainable financing. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Why energy system innovation matters, for both consumers and the drive to net zero. We meet the brilliant teams pushing to transform UK energy networks, and showcase opportunities for entrepreneurs, investors and others to get involved, via Ofgem's Strategic Innovation Fund, delivered by Innovate UK. Series hosted by Innovate UK's Matt Hastings and team.
 
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World Build: powered by World Architecture News. Tackling the key topics and challenges that need to be talked about in the global architecture and design communities. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
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.
 
The International Energy Agency is sharing the stories of the clean energy innovators who are vital to addressing the world’s energy and climate challenges and take us a net zero emissions future. This season of Innovation Frontlines focuses on innovators and entrepreneurs in India, featuring in-depth and personal interviews with founders of clean energy technology start-ups. Each episode helps illuminate a different part of the technology challenge: What is the right business model for batt ...
 
The McKinsey Podcast, our new flagship podcast series, takes you inside our global firm, and features conversations with experts on issues that matter most in business and management. McKinsey & Company is a management-consulting firm that helps businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organizations realize their most important goals. Topics covered in this series include strategy, technology, leadership, marketing, operations, organization, and the role of business in society.
 
In Season 2 of The Clean Energy Revolution podcast, Max La Manna takes a look at the role energy plays in tackling the negative effects of climate change. As countries around the world aim to reach net zero emissions, Max discovers how the world will be powered in the next 30 years as we work towards a future that doesn't contribute to global warming. Along the way we’ll meet inspiring people who are embracing new technology to make their lives, homes and businesses cleaner and greener, as w ...
 
Carbon Times is sponsored by Carbon Profile - Leaders in Energy Efficiency a UK based professional and technical services provider visit their website at http://www.carbonprofile.co.uk/ Sustainability is our passion and that is why this Podcast exists. We know the world has to pull together to secure a sustainable future so we want to bring likeminded individuals (and sceptics) together, to really get under the skin of what practical actions can be taken by all of us to drive success. The po ...
 
The real estate industry is the world's single largest contributor to climate change. As the largest venture capital firm focused on technology-driven innovation for the global real estate industry, Fifth Wall is on a mission to help the industry eradicate its carbon emissions and Build to Zero. This series provides inside access to conversations between our Co-Founder & Managing Partner Brendan Wallace and an array of experts to discuss what it will take to get there.
 
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Expanding and improving the UK’s housing stock will be crucial for delivering on the government’s flagship commitments to achieving net zero carbon emissions and levelling up economic performance and wellbeing across the country.But the government’s plans so far provide little detail about how this housing revolution will be achieved, and more clar…
 
Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the first climate bill by U.S. federal government, will bring fundamental changes to American energy sector in terms of speeding up the penetration of low carbon technologies and clean power generation. Mr. Noah Lerner, who have gained working experience on energy decarbonization from private, non-profit and governmen…
 
Time for another diary update! Where have we got with the banking changes? What's the impact been of the website improvements? How's the offsetting going? And several more tips too... Mentioned links: See our ecologi status (and if you sign up they'll plant 30 trees) Website carbon calculations at websitecarbon.com Capital on Tap Credit card (using…
 
“One of the things that we've also done is put in an internal carbon price. We'll be using that in modelling all our CapEx decisions and strategy to understand the impacts of various decisions on our targets and the financial return. The CFOs of our businesses saw immediately how that process could help us achieve our goals and what their responsib…
 
As the reality of the energy crisis starts to bite this autumn, should manufacturers do more to make products that are automatically as energy efficient as possible. I speak to Lena Henry the Managing Director of Whirlpool in the UK about its net zero commitments and what they are doing to ease the consumer energy burden.…
 
The immensely knowledgable and experienced Marina Topouzi and Nigel Griffiths joined us for a chat about retrofit, this time adding heritage into the mix and acknowledging the past, not just thinking about the future. Marina Topouzi is a research associate at the Environmental Change Institute's energy research programme in the Lower Carbon Futures…
 
Twilight/Midnight Sun epilogues (which are really chapters)We did it! We made it all the way through the first Twilight novel and its companion, and we have over two hours of discussion about what a weird ending it all has. First, though, we touch briefly on the (developing; I'm sure we'll be back on this soon) story about Jo inserting herself into…
 
Frogs. Bees. Finicky software. There are a lot of things that can cause an electric vehicle charging station to break. We need to replace fossil-fuel powered vehicles with EVs as soon as possible – but if the stations don’t work, it will slow the adoption of EVs. In Los Angeles, two black women have started training a small army of technicians to f…
 
Passive House Podcast cohost Zack Semke interviews Mark Siddall, Principal at LEAP Architecture in Durham, United Kingdom. Mark's work focuses on the design, delivery and opperation of ultra low energy buildings and Passive House buildings. In this interview, Mark discusses his recently published paper on avoiding thermal bypasses to optimize build…
 
Meet the team at University of Sydney’s chemistry school, whose revolutionary powder sucks carbon straight out of the air. For more on the episode, visit the Tech Zero site on afr.com. AFR subscribers can also sign up for the weekly Carbon Challenge newsletter. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
We speak to Doctor, Physicist, Actor & Lawyer, Dr Richard Fleming about his research on the Three Virus Theory and about his mission to bring back justice for the people by legally working towards indicting those responsible of gain of function research in the USABy Radical w/Maajid Nawaz
 
Abuse facilitated by digital technology is on the rise. Abuse is abuse, no matter who commits it and what form it takes, but we need to better understand the peculiarities of this specific kind of abuse. New research in Australia suggests that many of us are the perpetrators as well as the victims. Also, regulating rocket launches and minimising sp…
 
The global nuclear sector gathered in London in September for World Nuclear Symposium. Key figures from the industry took part in discussions on the challenges and opportunities for future growth. In this episode we bring you a selection of their views, as they outline the huge demand for small modular reactors, but also the regulatory harmonisatio…
 
How can the better use of data benefit public services?Our panel, chaired by Gavin Freeguard, featured Matt Davies, Senior Policy Adviser at the Open Data Institute; Helen Milner OBE, Group Chief Executive at Good Things Group; and Antonio Weiss, Senior Partner at The PSC.This event was recorded at the 2022 Labour Party Conference in Liverpool.…
 
Technology is profoundly reconfiguring our society, creating new opportunities but also new risks and inequalities. Many politicians and policymakers have a limited understanding of technology and its effects, yet government has no choice but to grapple with these issues.How do we take technology out of the box labelled 'digital policy' and give it…
 
After a series of ethical scandal - from Matt Hancock's breach of lockdown rules, to 'wallpapergate' and 'partygate' - Labour has suggested it is time for an Independent Ethics Commission, to bring together all the various watchdogs and strengthen their powers.But how could such a proposal work? What responsibilities could the commission take on? A…
 
In the UK climate remains a top-tier issue even in the face of economic turmoil, even if net zero is yet to emerge as a key area of political competition.What are the lessons of recent elections around the world for campaigning on climate change? And what should UK Labour’s approach be at the next general election?We discussed recent elections, bre…
 
How should an incoming Labour government work with the civil service?We hosted an event exploring what mistakes previous new governments have made in how they work with civil servants for Labour to learn from.To discuss, we were joined by Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP, Member of Parliament for Leeds Central; Dame Meg Hillier MP, Chair of the Public Account…
 
The government has downplayed the role of behaviour change in net zero. But will people really be able to fly ‘guilt free’, or should they be expected to make modest changes to their diets and lifestyles? And how would a Labour government encourage behavioural change? We will discussed with:Kerry McCarthy MP, Shadow Minister (Climate Change and Net…
 
What role should regulators play in levelling up under a Labour government?We discussed with Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, Chair of the Lords International Agreements Select Committee; Martin CoppackMartin Coppack, Director of Fair By Design; and Ben Fisher, Director of Communications at the Solicitors Regulation Authority.The event was chaired …
 
How can government policy best support innovation in the private sector to boost growth and reduce regional inequality?Our panel included Chi Onwurah, Shadow Minister for Science, Research and Innovation; Adam Bennett, Client Director for Central Government at Costain Group PLC; Professor Richard Jones, Vice-President for Regional Innovation and Ci…
 
The energy crisis – deepened by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – has raised questions about the UK’s energy transition, including about affordability and security of supply.  How would a Labour government shift the UK to a net zero energy system? Our panel included Bill Esterson, Shadow Minister for Business and Industry; Sam Alvis, Head of Economy a…
 
The UK government has promised further devolution to England’s cities and counties as part of its levelling up agenda, and wants metro mayors to play a leading role in closing regional economic and social disparities.   Is devolution the answer to tackling England’s regional inequality? How can local decision making lead to better outcomes? And wha…
 
Coronavirus has placed a huge strain on the criminal justice system, with policing made more challenging, a huge growth in crown court backlogs, and prisons unable to deliver many rehabilitative services. But many problems predated the pandemic and must also be addressed.At the Labour Party Conference we explored how Labour would deliver a justice …
 
Water can cut carbon emissions linked to your organisation – and help reduce energy bills – and this really can involve just a few simple steps. The official water partner for Future Net Zero, Water Plus, outlines how. In this podcast, Barry McGovaney, Innovation and Technology Manager at Water Plus, the largest water retailer in the UK, covers pra…
 
In this edition of Policy Talk, Yatish Rajawat - CEO of Centre for Innovation in Public Policy - talks to Salvatore Babones - an associate professor at University of Sydney in Australia and a quantitative comparative sociologist - on how India’s democracy rating is being influenced by a set of people's biases.…
 
Today we launch our 16th Episode where we have a great conversation with Daniel Hemsley, a co-founder of Beagle Button. Beagle button provides a web browser extension aimed at helping us all make more sustainable choices when we shop online. Shopping sustainably online can be a daunting experience, from finding the right products to making sure tha…
 
Is it right that businesses making what look like windfall profits pay windfall taxes? And do the recent announcements from the government to lower taxes in general lead to economic growth? Evan Davis and guests discuss.GUESTSIrem Guceri, Associate Professor Economics and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, OxfordProfessor Michael Jacobs…
 
The Opposition has signalled its support for Labor's National Anti-Corruption Commission, welcoming the government's plan to keep hearings private, apart from under "exceptional circumstances".Plus, Guardian Australia's Josh Taylor joins Fran Kelly and Patricia Karvelas to explain what the Optus data breach means for Australia's cybersecurity and p…
 
Welcome to this week’s episode - It’s a packed agenda. Our hosts cover everything from nature breakdown in the UK, the threat of nuclear war in Europe, the downfall of a World Bank President and plenty in-between. We also hear from the incredible Helen Clarkson and Catherine McKenna on everything to do with greenwashing, carbon tax and the power of…
 
Can a smart-meter really change your life? This is the fiftieth full-length episode of Local Zero - Matt, Becky and Fraser reflect on being half a century old, EVs, and the recent energy cap announcement -- before being joined by guest Jeremy Yapp. Jeremy is Head of Flexible Energy Systems at BEAMA (the UK Trade Association for Manufacturers and Pr…
 
We're kicking off our special coverage of Dreamforce 2022 with a great conversation between former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers and Salesforce Co-Ceo Bret Taylor. Inflation and economic pressures are hitting every industry. Summers shares his perspectives on how the economy got here and what to expect moving forward.…
 
Wes Streeting MP, Shadow Health and Social Care Secretary, delivers a keynote speech on how Labour would tackle workforce shortages and burnout, backlogs and access to GP appointments.The event was followed by a discussion with Anita Charlesworth, Director of Research and REAL Centre at The Health Foundation and Emma Norris, IfG Director of Researc…
 
On this episode of the Cleantech Forward podcast, Jordan MacKenzie, CEO of Bioform, discuss his plans to disrupt the single-use plastic industry with our panel of expert cleantech investors, Jason Switzer, director of carbonNEXT, Evok Innovations’ Marty Reed, and Pangea Ventures’ Sarah Applebaum. Jordan MacKenzie is the CEO of Bioform, a Canadian c…
 
In this podcast Sumit speaks to Jeff Allinson from Delta Clean Tech on the issue of carbon capture. Could it be the best way to reduce our damage to the planet without compromising our lifestyles? Or is it a licence to pollute and a pawn used by the rich to demonstrate greenwashed credentials? Listen in and subscribe.…
 
I came across a post by famed Dutch researcher Auke Hoekstra (@AukeHoekstra on Twitter) showing that a 100% renewable energy grid by 2050 or before is entirely feasible, according to the best available science. I've known intuitively that this has been possible for some time, but to have it shown in peer reviewed science is something else entirely.…
 
The rupee is hovering around its record low against the dollar. But is that a reflection on economy’s health or does it have to do with the US Fed’s monetary policy? In this podcast, Santosh Nair picks CNBC TV18 Executive Editor Lata Venkatesh's thoughts on the factors behind the rupee’s slide and if the situation is as dire as it was during the cr…
 
Alex and Dan took some time to speak with Allan Smith, Low Carbon Manager at Morrison Construction, to find out about how a tier one contractor is approaching the low-carbon game. The conversation took in the viability of the Passivhaus standard at scale, the responsibility for leading your supply chain in learning how to deliver for you, a little …
 
Water can be a whizz to help organisations, small and large, reduce impacts they can have. It can also lower energy use. Barry McGovaney, Innovation and Technology Manager at Water Plus, the largest water retailer in the UK, explains where the carbon emissions are in water at sites.By future Net Zero
 
Nuclear power has been around for more than half a century, reliably producing affordable, clean energy to power our homes and businesses. But over that time, North American public sentiment towards nuclear has shifted from excitement towards suspicion—even as the threat posed by climate change demands a shift towards more cleaner energy sources, l…
 
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