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Episode 94: Interview with Will Steffen, climate scientist

In today’s episode, we discuss Earth System science and tipping points with Will Steffen. We often hear about tipping points in relation to climate change–the dangers of arctic ice melt, sea level rise and the 2-2.5 degrees C temperature threshold beyond

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Episode 93: Interview with Eva Gladek, CEO of Metabolic and circular economy leader

In this episode we speak with Eva Gladek, founder and CEO of Metabolic, and a leader in the space of circular economies. She talks about the importance of resilience especially in times of crisis as we’re experiencing now with COVID-19. Eva talks about th

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Episode 92: Interview with Medha Patkar, social activist

In this interview, we talk with renowned Indian social activist Medha Patkar. She speaks about many of the social and environmental issues facing India for which she has been a leader and champion in fighting injustice with peaceful protests and marches.

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Episode 91: Interview with Professor Ioannis Ioannou, leading sustainability researcher at London Business School

In today’s episode, we speak with Professor Ioannis Ioannou on business sustainability four years after his first interview for this podcast. Professor Ioannou gives an overview of the progress that has been made over this time. He argues that sustainabil

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Episode 90: Interview with John Dennis Liu, filmmaker and ecologist

In today’s episode we speak with John Dennis Liu on the large-scale disruption of ecosystems caused by human activity and the approach we must take to ecological restoration. Everyone likes to focus on CO2, but that’s just one greenhouse gas indicator of

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Episode 89: Interview with Naomi Klein, author and activist

In this episode we speak with Naomi Klein, renowned author and activist on the state of crisis we’re in and the hope provided by Green New Deals. We’ve made a lot of progress in lifting the importance of climate change in the progressive political agenda,

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Episode 88: Interview with Professor Mike Hulme on the culture and politics of climate change

Today we speak with Dr. Mike Hulme about climate change from an enlightening perspective that encompasses the relationship between science and policy, science and culture, the politics of climate change, and the possibilities for action in the world. Mike

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Episode 87: Interview with Dr. Keir Milburn on generational politics, and Public-Commons Partnerships

Today we speak with Dr. Keir Milburn about the ongoing shift of young people to the left in the UK. In this interview, Keir notes how the material interests of older people are aligned with the performance of the financial sector and real estate whereas y

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Episode 86: Interview with Professor Colin Mayer on corporate purpose

In today’s episode with Professor Colin Mayer, we look at the role of corporations in society. Colin believes that corporations must evolve from a focus on profit maximisation to embrace purposeful goals as being positive contributors to society. Ultimate

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Episode 85: Interview with Professor Maisa Rojas, COP 25 scientific coordinator

Today we talk about the expectations and outcomes of the COP 25 climate summit with Professor Maisa Rojas, COP 25 scientific coordinator. Professor Rojas hopes that this will be be a time for mobilization and turning scientific reports into action. Howeve

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