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Face the climate crisis head on, but understand that we have the power to solve this. From former UN Chief Christiana Figueres and the team who brought you the Paris Agreement, this podcast about issues and politics will inform you, inspire you and help you realize that this is the most exciting time in history to be alive.

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Face the climate crisis head on, but understand that we have the power to solve this. From former UN Chief Christiana Figueres and the team who brought you the Paris Agreement, this podcast about issues and politics will inform you, inspire you and help you realize that this is the most exciting time in history to be alive.

    35. Richard Curtis Has an Optimism That Comes From His Outrage

    35. Richard Curtis Has an Optimism That Comes From His Outrage

    This week we bring you up to speed with COP25 conference in Madrid.

    Tom and Christiana interview producer Richard Curtis. Richard is the creator of Bridget Jones Diary and Love Actually, but Richard's social work with Comic Relief, Make Poverty History, and the 10:10 campaign are equally as inspiring.

    We wish listeners a Happy Holidays & talk about the exciting things to come for 2020.

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    • 45 Min.
    34. A Live Conversation with Chris Anderson from TED

    34. A Live Conversation with Chris Anderson from TED

    Tom has a in-depth conversation with Chris Anderson of TED. They speak on the history of The Paris Agreement and the ambition that TED has in new global TEDCountdown initiative for 2020. 

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    • 53 Min.
    33. The Green Belt Movement with Wanjira Mathai

    33. The Green Belt Movement with Wanjira Mathai

    This week we have an inspiring conversation with Wanjira Mathai as she talks about The Green Belt Movement, the interconnection of sustainability, and how to combat corruption & greed. 

    We discuss the announcement by the European Investment Bank  to stop funding fossil fuels, how psychology professionals plan to work on climate change, and Paul takes us on his trip to the Magic Kingdom.

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    • 40 Min.
    32. Closing the Emissions Gap with Patricia Espinosa

    32. Closing the Emissions Gap with Patricia Espinosa

    After a devastating UNEP Emissions Gap report details how governments are not doing enough to meet the 1.5C Paris Agreement target, Tom and Paul ask the question, "Can we still do this?" Later, Christiana joins her successor at the UNFCCC, Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa, for the scoop on what we should expect out of COP25 beginning Monday in Madrid.

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    • 38 Min.
    31. How to Face The Mess We're in Without Going Crazy with Joanna Macy

    31. How to Face The Mess We're in Without Going Crazy with Joanna Macy

    As the US approaches Thanksgiving week, we quiet ourselves for an intimate chat with environmental activist, Buddhist scholar, and deep ecologist, Joanna Macy. She shares why we should suffer with the world as we experience the climate crisis, and why that's a tall order for our current political economy. Before that, Paul almost curses about Bjorn Lomborg, and Tom and Christiana share exciting details about their new book, "The Future We Choose"

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    • 45 Min.
    30. Banking on the Climate with Mark Carney

    30. Banking on the Climate with Mark Carney

    This week we drop in to talk money with the Governor of The Bank of England, Mark Carney. Mark is leading the way on banking with the climate in mind, keeping banks accountable for investments towards a Net-Zero 2050. We also discuss the ramifications of the US withdrawing from The Paris Climate Agreement, and we find out why Paul has been intentionally watching Fox News.

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