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Season 5 Health, Wellbeing + Climate

136: The Deep Time Walk with Stephan Harding

01 February 2022

Welcome to Season 5!

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Stephan Harding

Season 5 Policy + Climate

137: We're Back! Welcome to Season 5

03 February 2022

Welcome to Season 5!

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson

Season 5 Culture + Climate

138: Just Look Up! with Adam McKay

10 February 2022

The second most watched title on Netflix has the world talking about climate change.

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Adam McKay

Season 5 Policy + Climate

139: 2% For 1.5 with Yuval Noah Harari

17 February 2022

It took 40-50% of GDP to win WWII, 15% to manage COVID in 2020, so what can 2% do?

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Yuval Noah Harari

Season 5 Policy + Climate

140: Every Country Could Be Carbon Negative with Erika Mouynes

24 February 2022

“It doesn’t matter what your economy is. It’s just a matter of deciding of protecting your areas and committing to it.”

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Erika Mouynes

Season 5 Adaptation + Climate

141: IPCC Report: Adapt or Die! with Patrick Verkooijen

01 March 2022

The science is clear. Either we adapt, or we perish. The time to act and invest is now!

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Patrick Verkooijen

Season 5 Policy + Climate

142: Ukraine, Defense, and Climate Change with William Hague and David Miliband

03 March 2022

Are we sliding toward a global catastrophe or seeing the birth of a new political order?

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson David Miliband William Hague

Season 5 Food Systems + Climate

143: An Appetite for Adaptation

10 March 2022

Welcome back to our series on the Future of Food!

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Jenipher Sambazi Ed Davey Wanjira Mathai Volkert Engelsman Helena Leurent Elen Jones

Season 5 Energy + Climate

144: Conflict Fueling Outrage: It’s Time to Quit Fossil Fuels

15 March 2022

As the news from Ukraine unfolds quickly, detailing the tragedy Ukrainian citizens are living through, our hosts Christiana Figueres, Tom Rivett-Carnac, and Paul Dickinson cut straight to the roots of what is fueling this conflict - Our global addiction to fossil fuels.

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson

Season 5 Justice + Climate

145: Africa: A View From The Frontlines of Climate Justice and Gender Equality with Vanessa Nakate

24 March 2022

For years in the Global North, our dialogue around the climate crisis focused on the idea that it was a looming disaster, something that would happen in the future if we did not take immediate action. The recent years of extreme weather events where we saw flooding in Germany and London and heat waves and storms across Europe and the United States, brought the reality home that climate change was happening NOW.

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Vanessa Nakate

Season 5 Nature + Climate

146: Together We Can Change the World with Jane Goodall

31 March 2022

What do you get when you swap the office for a classroom and our hosts for school pupils? An incredibly special episode, we hope you’ll agree.

Tom Rivett-Carnac Jane Goodall

Season 5 Science + Climate

147: IPCC Report: It's Not Too Late to Mitigate with Ko Barrett

06 April 2022

The world’s scientists have come together on behalf of the web of life to deliver the most comprehensive review of how we can mitigate the effects of climate change.

Christiana Figueres Paul Dickinson Ko Barrett

Season 5 Justice + Climate

148: The Future is Intersectional with Leah Thomas

07 April 2022

This week, we reject flawed, siloed thinking and embrace the oneness of social justice and environmentalism as a singular, inclusive movement.

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Abigael Kima Leah Thomas

Season 5 Culture + Climate

149: Presenting: ‘The Way Out Is In’ with Christiana Figueres

14 April 2022

As many around the world turn inward this week, we bring you a special episode featuring Christiana Figueres from ‘The Way Out Is In’ podcast.

Christiana Figueres Br. Phap Huu Joe Confino

Season 5 Culture + Climate

150: Earth Day Special: The Environmental Music Prize! with Edwina Floch

21 April 2022

Australia is turning up the volume on environmentalism for the world to hear!

Christiana Figueres Clay Carnill Edwina Floch

Season 5 Policy + Climate

151: What on Earth is Happening in the US?

28 April 2022

We learn more about what's still possible for US federal climate policy.

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Manish Bapna

Season 5 Energy + Climate

152: Putin, Producer Logic and Peak Demand with Kingsmill Bond

05 May 2022

Does Putin’s invasion mark the end of the Fossil Fuel Era?

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Kingsmill Bond

Season 5 Policy + Climate

153: Why the 21st Century is for Cities and Mayors with Sadiq Khan

12 May 2022

Cities are where we will lose or win the climate change battle.

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Sadiq Khan

Season 5 Energy + Climate

154: African Clean Energy Access: Why Gas Cannot Be The Future Africa Chooses with Rachel Kyte

20 May 2022

In this episode, we talk about the impacts of living through a global energy crisis while living through a climate crisis.

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Rachel Kyte

Season 5 Policy + Climate

155: Huge Wins for Future Generations in Australia and Wales with Sophie Howe

26 May 2022

Finally, some optimism for future generations!

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Sophie Howe Dean Bialek

Season 5 Culture + Climate

156: Why it's "Not Too Late" with Rebecca Solnit and Thelma Young Lutunatabua

02 June 2022

How to combat climate grief and misinformation with science, hope and revolutionary grace!

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Rebecca Solnit Thelma Young Lutunatabua

Season 5 Culture + Climate

157: Presenting: ‘Who Cares Wins’ with Lily Cole and Christiana Figueres

06 June 2022

Today, a special bonus episode in your feed from British model, actress, climate activist and podcaster, Lily Cole.

Christiana Figueres Lily Cole

Season 5 Policy + Climate

158: The Journey Matters: Ending Fossil Fuel Supply with Tzeporah Berman

09 June 2022

The journey to a fossil fuel free world is possible, and the journey there matters.

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Tzeporah Berman

Season 5 Food Systems + Climate

159: How to Feed the World without Devouring the Planet

16 June 2022

Regenesis: Feeding the World without Devouring the Planet is the title of George Monbiot’s new book and an essential challenge that we explore in this Future of Food episode, with the help of George and three other guests committed to transforming our food system.

Christiana Figueres Paul Dickinson George Monbiot Dr. Ruchika Singh Dr. Laura Pereira Josh Tetrick

Season 5 Economy + Climate

160: No Doom for Boomers! Mobilizing a Generation with Bill McKibben

23 June 2022

ESG is in hot water - Is it just simmering or is it spoiling?

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Bill McKibben

Season 5 Economy + Climate

161: The Power of Disclosure with CDP’s Paul Simpson

30 June 2022

Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Paul Simpson

Season 5 Culture + Climate

162: 'Our Time On Earth' - Radical Visions for The Future by Arts & Ecology

07 July 2022

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson George Monbiot Caroline Till Jonathan Chippindale (Holition) Anab Jain and Jon Arden (Superflux) Natasha Rivett-Carnac

Season 5 Policy + Climate

163: Boris and Net Zero: What Happens Next?

12 July 2022

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Ben Goldsmith The Rt Hon Chris Skidmore MP

Season 5 Policy + Climate

164: The US Supreme Court's EPA Ruling: Is the Crisis of Climate a Crisis of Democracy?

15 July 2022

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Gina McCarthy John Podesta

Season 5 Economy + Climate

165: Moral Imagination, Patient Capital and Averting Collective Climate Suicide with Jacqueline Novogratz

21 July 2022

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson Jacqueline Novogratz

Season 5 Policy + Climate

166: No Mud, No Lotuses: The Last Episode of Season 5

29 July 2022

Christiana Figueres Tom Rivett-Carnac Paul Dickinson

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