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35%* of all yearly CO2 emissions accounts for the sector retail - from raw materials, to transportation, to distribution and return. In this podcast we will rethink consumer behavior and the whole value chain in designing, producing and distributing goods to reach the ultimate goal - Zero Emission. I am your host, Friederike. I am co-founder of an eCommerce Platform, active in different boards and a tech lover. Our Vision: „To dig deeper in finding sustainable solutions for Retail.“ Our Miss ...
 
In this Podcast Series of Conscious Citizens, we will learn about the concerning matter of Climate Change. Climate change is the biggest threat to mankind, and it is very important to consider that this is a matter of a huge concern. We will go through the impact of climate change on Mankind, the solutions that will define our fate, and the technological innovations that can help.
 
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 Decarb Connect & produced by Janno Media.
 
How can each of us help tackle climate change? Which businesses are bringing innovative solutions to the market to reduce our impact on the planet? And what political & social changes do we require for a true paradigm shift? By interviewing the top scientists, entrepreneurs, activists & politicians, we seek to find answers to all of the above while uncovering the leaders behind our fight for the preservation of our planet.
 
A sound mixture of science and passionate vision will introduce the audience to market dynamics, infrastructure challenges, raw material scarcities, and many more electric car related topics.With the rising popularity of electric mobility comes along a vast number of uncertainties. Statements of profit-driven manufacturers contradict those of change refusing conservatives, leaving basic questions open. Let’s talk about Electric Vehicles provides unbiased and factual information about electri ...
 
UK Research and Innovation brings you hope for the planet in the form of a nine-part podcast.Hosted by broadcast journalist Kim McAllister and featuring experts from across the UK, ‘Emissions: Impossible?’ showcases some of the most ground-breaking research and innovation in climate change. We look at fashion, food, transport, health, space, and more.From eating grasshoppers to turning rubbish into fashion, Kim asks “what can we each do to help get to net zero?”
 
Cement production is responsible for approximately 7% of global greenhouse gas emissions and is possibly the hardest to abate sector. In this podcast series, the World Cement Association’s CEO, Ian Riley, talks to industry leaders, experts and technological innovators from across the globe, bringing insights and fresh perspectives on how the cement sector can decarbonise and improve sustainability. Suitable for anyone interested in climate change mitigation and industrial sustainability.
 
Technology is overhauling society before our very eyes! Does that trend scare you, excite you, or something in between? Well, same here. We Are Here Tomorrow explores how the world is changing around us, and where those changes might take us. Through this podcast and fun explainer blog, we’ll investigate the intersection where science meets society, and how we mold the technology that will in turn shape our future. Researched, written, and hosted by (real) engineers and (armchair) researcher ...
 
Capitol Hill presentations by experts in the field of climate change, hosted by the American Meteorological Society's Environmental Policy Program.Producer: Larry Gillick, Assistant Professor, Digital and Broadcast Media, Shenandoah University
 
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Glen Peters is Research Director at Center for International Climate Research (CICERO) in Oslo. Previously he was a post-doctoral researcher at the Industrial Ecology Programme at NTNU. Dr Peters is a worldwide authority on socio-economic drivers of emissions. He has performed pioneering work on how international trade intricately connects emission…
 
The James Webb Space Telescope — the most powerful of its kind — will launch into space on Dec. 22. Astronomer Laura Kreidberg talks about what she hopes to learn about the atmosphere and weather of exoplanets. And, aviation reporter Peter Robison talks about his new book "Flying Blind: The 737 Max Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing," a deep dive into …
 
"Third Squad" is a new podcast that tells the story of the bloodiest stage of the war in Afghanistan. A decade later, journalist Elliott Woods tracks members of the Third Squad down to talk about how what happened there still affects their lives today. And, a new book tells the story of how Polish and U.S. spy agencies began working together after …
 
The opera "Sweet Land" incorporates both Indigenous and non-Indigenous voices for a new take on the settling of America. Composer Raven Chacon and Aja Couchois Duncan, who co-wrote the libretto, join us. And, investigative reporter Geoffrey Cain writes about the Chinese surveillance of the Uyghur ethnic minority in western China. We revisit our con…
 
For Native people, Thanksgiving is not a day to rejoice. It's a day of mourning. We revisit our conversation with Kisha James, the granddaughter of one of the founders of the National Day of Mourning, which is honored every Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Massachusetts. And, we revisit Robin Young's trip to see the snow geese in Vermont with her now late…
 
Here & Now's Scott Tong sat down with author Kat Chow to dive into the family histories and personal reflections that characterized their respective books, "A Village with My Name" and "Seeing Ghosts." And, chef and author Gyulshat Esenova describes how the desert climate of her native Turkmenistan shaped traditional Turkmen food, such as lamb cutl…
 
NASA researchers found that climate change may affect the production of rice as early as 2030. Among those trying to mitigate the losses is Pamela Ronald, who helped develop a new strain of rice that can survive weeks of flooding. She joins us. Film critic Ty Burr shares a list of film recommendations for films (and one TV show) that are available …
 
Last spring, the New York City's Tenement Museum added the Reclaiming Black Spaces walking tour, visiting important Lower East Side Black historical sites. Host Robin Young visited the museum to find out more. And, a single equation has been used for decades in the U.S. to determine whether you're eligible for a kidney transplant. Now, a task force…
 
Dan Doctoroff is the Founder and CEO of Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet company that works with cities to address key urban problems. Before founding Sidewalk Labs in 2015, Dan spent 6 years working at Bloomberg L.P. first as President and since 2011 as CEO. He joined that company after leading the post 9/11 recovery of the New York city for 7 years as …
 
Chestnuts were once a major food source in the U.S. for Native Americans and enslaved Black Americans. But a fungus killed off billions of American chestnut trees. Now, as Jacob Fenston of WAMU reports, there are efforts to revive trees and bring chestnuts back to the table. And, experts say the number of Americans with eating disorders has skyrock…
 
In 2014, John Tye revealed that the National Security Agency was running a secret spying program targeting Americans. That experience inspired Tye to start a non-profit called Whistleblower Aid that counsels would-be whistleblowers on how to sound the alarm effectively and safely. He joins us to discuss. And, Washington Post financial columnist Mic…
 
More information and all links: www.sustainnow.ch Daniel Skaven Ruben is Head of Strategy & Special Projects at Swedish plant-based cheese startup Stockeld Dreamery Prior to that, he was a consultant to The Rockefeller Foundation Food Initiative during 2017-2021, supporting the Foundation’s work to advance a more nourishing and sustainable food sys…
 
Can we safely transplant organs from former COVID-19 patients who recovered from the infection prior to donation? Dr. David Klassen joins us to explore that question. And, Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty of all charges last week. Author and historian Ibram X Kendi talks about what the verdict means.…
 
We get the latest on the massive truck driver shortage from Tim Kernstein of the Phoenix Truck Driving Institute. And, the "Wheel of Time" series — a fantasy epic stretching across 14 books — is now an Amazon show. Here & Now's Alexander Tuerk brings us the story of the late author, Robert Jordan, and how the series continues to inspire.…
 
Boston radio station WBCN revolutionized rock radio in the late 1960s and 1970s. Host Robin Young speaks with filmmaker Bill Lichtenstein about "WBCN and the American Revolution." And, while the vaccine should make this year's Thanksgiving gatherings safer than last year, many are wondering if they should be taking extra precautions like getting th…
 
The San Antonio Zoo has successfully hatched 10 Komodo dragons. With less than 1,400 adults left in the wild, the event is also a chance to raise awareness about international conservation efforts. Craig Pelke, director of ectotherms at the zoo, joins us. And, the House of Representatives voted to censure Rep. Paul Gosar for posting an animated vid…
 
Overnight, there is a near-total lunar eclipse that will be visible — weather permitting — across North America. It will be the longest lunar eclipse in almost 600 years, lasting for a few hours from start to finish. Sky & Telescope senior editor Kelly Beatty tells us all about it. And, before veteran Charles Waterhouse died, he painted portraits o…
 
Join one of the Decarbonisation Leaders Network’s council members, Geoff Mackey, for a discussion about his experiences at COP26, the value of carbon literacy, and the core activities underpinning BASF’s sustainability activities. Throughout the conversation, one of the recurring themes is the power of knowing your CO2 baseline and rooting your str…
 
Guy Turner is the founder and CEO of Trove Research and an expert on carbon markets. Guy has 30 years’ experience in research and strategy in sustainability and the energy transition. He spent his first 15 years in consulting advising companies and governments on a wide range of sustainability issues. In 2006 he joined New Energy Finance (NEF) to c…
 
Nikole Hannah-Jones has extended her work in the form of a new book. "The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story" expands versions of her original New York Times pieces through journalism, historical accounts, criticism and imaginative literature. And, with Thanksgiving just around the corner, Washington Post advice columnist Carolyn Hax shares tips on h…
 
Human rights abuses are just as common in renewable energy as they are in the fossil fuel sector, according to a new report by the Business and Human Rights Resource Center. Program manager Jessie Cato tells us more. And, KUNC Colorado River Basin reporter Alex Hager discusses how an estimated $8.3 billion dollars in federal infrastructure money ea…
 
Former Miami Heat basketball great Dwyane Wade joins us about his new book "Dwyane," which pairs photos of his life and career with thoughts and memories of those moments. And, on Monday, Ohio's attorney general announced a lawsuit against the company formerly known as Facebook, claiming Meta intentionally misled the public about the negative impac…
 
Historian Tiya Miles, author of "All That She Carried," tells the story of a cotton bag that Rose, an enslaved woman, gave to her daughter, Ashley, who was sold and separated from her mother. Miles joins us. And, there has been a shortage of school nurses for years. And with COVID-19, this school year has been especially hard. We talk with Susan Mo…
 
We talk with Bryant Terry, editor and curator of the new book "Black Food: Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora." And, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer died unexpectedly on Saturday. Producer Emiko Tamagawa, who worked with Mayer on Here & Now segments, has a remembrance.By NPR
 
Researchers have found that pocket gophers glow under UV lights. As WABE's Molly Samuel reports, scientists have some theories but they don't really know why. And, Thanksgiving this year could see the return of many Americans traveling to be with their families after being apart during the pandemic. But are airlines geared up for the surge in deman…
 
How can we reconcile faith and science — the spiritual and hard evidence — in the fight against climate change? We speak with Katharine Hayhoe, chief scientist for the Nature Conservancy and a devout Christian. And, we talk to Hall of Fame basketball player Scottie Pippen about his new memoir, "Unguarded."…
 
Like many parts of the world, the Netherlands experienced heavy rainfall this year. But unlike its neighboring countries, it averted disastrous floods. Henk Ovink, the Netherlands' first special envoy for international water affairs, joins us to discuss what lessons we can learn. And, there's evidence that the frequency and intensity of burning in …
 
The Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery is 100 years old on Thursday. Author Patrick O'Donnell tells the story of how that first soldier was selected and interred there. And, a new study shows how forced relocation of Native Americans in the U.S. has moved them to lands more susceptible to climate change. Fawn Sharp, presiden…
 
Pennsylvania dairy farmer Brett Reinford discusses how methane digesters he installed on his family farm 13 years ago have been cutting down on environmentally harmful methane gas — and also generating revenue for the farm. And, many of those who served in Afghanistan are wrestling with the legacy on Veterans Day this year since the Taliban are in …
 
How does a gas utility transition to a clean energy network? Chris Kroeker, Emerging Technology Program Manager of NW Natural, joins Alex to discuss how his company (a gas utility based in Oregon) is transitioning from natural gas to hydrogen. The conversation explores the need for any transition to deliver economical decarbonization in order to ke…
 
Making new friends can be an impossibly hard thing to do as an adult. Psychologist Marisa G. Franco says that's because as you get older, making friends no longer happens organically. She joins us to lend some friendly advice. And, it's apple season in some parts of the country. Resident chef Kathy Gunst joins us to share some new recipes using app…
 
Sir Kenneth Branagh joins us to discuss his new film "Belfast," which he directed and wrote. The movie is loosely based on his childhood in Northern Ireland during the late '60s. And, a hand signal popularized on TikTok is credited with saving a North Carolina teenager who'd been reported missing by her parents. Andrea Gunraj of the Canadian Women'…
 
So UNFCCC calls this summit every year with the agenda of global agreement on the fight against climate change. And 197 countries, which means the entire world became its member party and it was agreed that we are required to limit the rise of temperature by 2 degree celsius. And for the same reason, the annual meet started to happen. Now this ever…
 
Rupert Murdoch's company News Corp has recently rolled out an editorial campaign in tabloids in Australia playing up the need to cut global warming emissions by 2050. The coverage is a sharp turn for the Murdoch outlets, which for years have been peddlers of climate denial. Researcher Gabi Mocatta joins us. And, author Louise Erdrich talks about he…
 
Journalist Porter Fox talks about his new book, "The Last Winter: The Scientists, Adventurers, Journeymen, and Mavericks Trying to Save the World." The book documents retreating snow and ice around the planet. And, viewfinders at parks in Tennessee allow people with colorblindness to see the many hues of fall. Blake Farmer of WPLN reports.…
 
Writer-director Rebecca Hall adapted the story of the new film "Passing" from the 1929 novel by Nella Larsen. Hall talks about how the film connects to her own family history. And, as the COP26 climate summit heads into its final week, speeches and headlines are full of buzzwords like net-zero and carbon budget. Time Magazine's Justin Worland expla…
 
Compared to white people, Black and Brown communities are routinely getting less sleep, one recent study finds. Sleep researcher Girardin Jean Louis talks about the study. And, as COP26 continues, we revisit a conversation from Iceland, where scientists are using new technology to capture carbon emissions and inject them into basalt deposits.…
 
Rising temperatures and air pollution have huge implications on human health. In the final episode of Emissions: Impossible we explore the work of the Medical Research Council (MRC) both at home and abroad. Dr Ben Barratt from Imperial College London co hosts with Kim McAllister as they discuss the effects of climate change on our health. Dam Khan …
 
Climate change is forcing the insurance industry to adapt and come up with new products. One experiment is testing out a policy to insure nature against extreme storms, specifically a coral reef in Mexico. Researcher Michael Beck tells us more. And, NPR investigative reporter Tim Mak's new expose of the National Rifle Association — "Misfire: Inside…
 
Kim Stanley Robinson's science fiction has long explored the impacts of a changing climate. He's so well-regarded that he was invited to COP26 in Glasgow this week. He talks about the responsibility fiction writers have to address the climate crisis. And, road signs and historical markers are being updated in Idaho to include the voices and perspec…
 
Young people from around the world are at this week's global summit in Glasgow to advocate for urgent solutions to address climate change. Elizabeth Wathuti, a 26-year-old climate activist from Kenya, talks about COP26. And, hostages held in Iran back in 1979 were promised restitution — $4.4 million each — in legislation passed by Congress and sign…
 
Dorie Greenspan talks about her new cookbook — "Baking With Dorie" — and shares some baking advice. And, scientists recently discovered that two endangered California condors were born without any genetic input from a male. Oliver Ryder, director of conservation genetics at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, joins us.…
 
Neil Chatterjee was, until August 2021, the member of the commission at FERC and now is a senior advisor at Hogan Lovells. With a background in policy, legislation and regulation he joined Alex to look at his work with the commission at FERC and what he thinks is needed in the US energy market to make progress to lower carbon energy smooth – specif…
 
Damilola Ogunbiyi is the CEO of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All and Co-Chair of UN-Energy Mrs. Ogunbiyi has extensive experience in the energy space. Before joining SEforAll she was Managing Director of the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency, the first woman…
 
We speak with journalist and author Celeste Headlee about her new book "Speaking of Race: Why Everybody Needs to Talk About Racism—and How to Do It." And, Facebook has announced that it will shut down its facial recognition program for photo tagging but hasn't ruled out the technology completely. Elizabeth Dwoskin of The Washington Post explains mo…
 
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