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Outrage and Optimism

Nov 28, 2019

After a devastating UNEP Emissions Gap report details how governments are not doing enough to meet the 1.5C Paris Agreement target, Tom and Paul ask the question, "Can we still do this?" Later, Christiana joins her successor at the UNFCCC, Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa, for the scoop on what we should expect out...


Nov 22, 2019

As the US approaches Thanksgiving week, we quiet ourselves for an intimate interview with environmental activist, Buddhist scholar, and deep ecologist, Joanna Macy. She shares why we should suffer with the world as we experience the climate crisis, and why that's a tall order for our current political economy. But...


Nov 15, 2019

This week we drop in to talk money with the Governor of The Bank of England, Mark Carney. Mark is leading the way on banking with the climate in mind, keeping banks accountable for investments towards a Net-Zero 2050. We also discuss the ramifications of the US withdrawing from The Paris Climate Agreement, and we find...


Nov 8, 2019

Back in January, Christiana set sail to Antarctica with Homeward Bound, A Global Leadership Initiative for Women with a STEMM background. This week, we play back her recordings, both interviews and immersive nature sounds, that take us on a sonic expedition of what it's really like at the southern most continent.


Nov 1, 2019

Tom and Christiana are in Costa Rica this week! They reminisce over their time at the UN and discuss how generating business ambition on climate led to national confidence in the Paris Agreement. Later on, Paul and Christiana talk with Jesper Brodin, CEO of IKEA. They get into circularity, clickable furniture, corporate...