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"I dream of a world where geography classes teach about the climate crisis as this one great challenge that was won by people like you and me," says climate activist Luisa Neubauer. With Greta Thunberg, Neubauer helped initiate "Fridays For Future," the momentous international school strike movement that protests the lack of action on the climate crisis. She shares four first steps that anyone, regardless of age, can take to become a climate activist. "This is not a job for a single generation. This is a job for humanity," she says.
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Jason Mark of Sierra Magazine explains that we can't ignore climate risks where we live. Climate risk concealed by insurance companies and real estate agents will come to the surface when "the horizon of the 30-year mortgage starts to run up against very serious flooding and sea-level rise."
On today’s program, when Michael Mann and colleagues published the infamous “hockey stick papers” in 1999, he soon found himself under attack by climate skeptics and conservative politicians bent on discrediting him both professionally and personally. Greg Dalton sits down with Mann and Jonathan Foley to discuss the fight to educate the public on global warming. https://climateone.org/events/seventh-annual-stephen-h-schneider-award-outstanding-climate-science-communication https://climateone.org
2017 Stephen H. Schneider Award-winner, Dr. Michael Mann, describes what the late scientist meant to the public at-large. https://climateone.org https://climateone.org/events/seventh-annual-stephen-h-schneider-award-outstanding-climate-science-communication
At the time, it seemed unthinkable. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley stood on a stage with oil industry executives and environmental leaders to announce a new climate change policy for Canada’s top oil-producing province, home to the world’s third largest oil reserves. How did they do it?
Jane Mayer talks about how money has influenced the political conversation on climate change.
Changing the Rules - Jojo Mehta in conversation with Jonathon Porritt
Jojo Mehta, co-founder of the Stop Ecocide campaign, in conversation with renowned veteran environmentalist and author Jonathon Porritt (whose new book Hope in Hell comes out this month) on World Environment Day 2020. Jonathon brings the wisdom and understanding of decades addressing the environmental and climate crisis at NGO and government level, while Jojo has applied her activism, communication and leadership experience to growing the legacy of her long-term working partner and friend, the visionary lawyer the late Polly Higgins. From criminal law to state policy to everyday action, this is a frank yet fundamentally optimistic dialogue on the rules we must change to address - and transform - the world we face. Find out more about Stop Ecocide here.
Hub Culture journalist EDIE LUSH interviews SARAH SEVERN, director of stakeholder partnerships for NIKE at COP 15 in Copenhagen. The BICEP partnership of 17 global companies calls for legislation on climate change. Ms. Severn addresses the progress so far in furthering climate legislation in the United States.
We can solve our climate emergency, but we must act now. Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac outline two scenarios for our future: how life on Earth will be by 2050 if we fail to meet the Paris Agreement climate targets; or how it will look and feel to live in a carbon neutral, regenerative world. This is the final hour: it can be our finest hour. It’s up to us, which future we choose.
Karen Christiana Figueres Olsen is a Costa Rican diplomat with 35 years of experience in high level national and international policy and multilateral negotiations. She was appointed Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in July 2010, six months after the failed COP15 in Copenhagen.
The RSA, March 4, 2020
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