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Outrage + Optimism

May 29, 2020

A landmark draft law brought forward in Spain would ban all new coal, gas, and oil projects and bring Spain's carbon emissions to net-zero by 2050. Why is right now, in the middle of a health crisis, the right moment for this? We speak to Spanish Vice President and Minister of The Ecological Transition, Teresa...

May 22, 2020

It's International Biodiversity Day and we're celebrating in style!

We talk with Prof. Dr. Tom Crowther of Crowther Lab, ETH Z├╝rich, who captured the imagination of the world with the idea that our world could support another trillion trees, and how that could restore a new world through carbon drawdown, create a...

May 15, 2020

This week on the podcast we get outraged at the logical fallacies that comprise Michael Moore's new film, "Planet of The Humans" and we call up Jonathan Koomey, Climate Energy Expert from Stanford University to give us an objective look into the claims of this film.

In our main interview, we sit down with Jane Fonda....

May 8, 2020

Outrage and Optimism turns 1! YAY!

In true Outrage and Optimism fashion, we give you a different kind of episode. This week we celebrate some amazing moments from the last year together, and we cast a vision for what we hope another year of podcasting will bring us!

From Norwegian Musicians to Tom sweating while putting...

May 1, 2020


To mark the 1 year anniversary of Outrage + Optimism being a podcast, we have on historian, futurist, philosopher, and best-selling author, Yuval Noah Harari! He is best known for his book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. A phenomenal read.

Yuval shares with us the power of the stories we choose...