David S. Vogel is a world-renowned data scientist and predictive modeler. He has won many awards for his predictive models, including the prestigious K-Cup. His wife, Thais Lopez Vogel, an attorney, manages VoLo Foundation. Together, they are raising six kids. David's research led them to become aware of the devastating economic impact of human reliance on uncapped fossil fuels and other greenhouse gases. They knew they had to do something - for their kids and future generations.
VoLo Foundation exists to be the bridge between the science community and everyone else. The Foundation's work accelerates change and global impact by supporting science-based climate change solutions, enhancing education, and improving health. The Foundation hosts an annual series of events over the week of Earth Day. It is called Florida Climate Week.
Climate Correction™ - the Keynote event of Florida Climate Week - brings top minds in climate solutions to one stage. Now, their cutting edge research and solutions-focused education are available for streaming all year long on VoLo's Climate Correction Podcast.
Podcast Host Shannon Maganiezin is part of VoLo's robust and talented Communications team. She previously hosted GIVE - A Philanthropy Podcast.
Learn More https://volofoundation.org/climate-correction-podcast/
How the US Can Recapture Its Role as a Global Climate Leader Through the Paris Agreement - Dr. Nat Keohane_EDF
To meet the scale of the climate change crisis and recapture its role as a global climate leader, the United States will need to put forth a new ambitious, and credible plan charting a path consistent with Paris Agreement targets.
Senior VP at Environmental Defense Fund, Dr. Nat Keohane, leads their climate program and helps shape advocacy for environmentally effective and economically sound climate policy. He shares how this goal is attainable and what we, as citizens, can do to support these efforts.
The Economic Impact of Climate Change - Andrew Stevenson_Voloridge
Many people think of climate change as being a future problem, but that’s not the case. Climate change has become a major part of our economy. Insurance premiums are increasing, people are losing opportunities to work, and businesses are being disrupted.
Andrew Stevenson, Strategy Manager at Voloridge Investments, shares the relevant data with us and provides important insights.
VoLo Foundation Climate Correction Conference: https://volofoundation.org/events/
Why Young Conservatives Should Care About Climate Change - Kiera O'Brien_Young Conservatives for Carbon Dividends
Kiera O’Brien is the founder and president of Young Conservatives for Carbon Dividends and is passionate about responsible environmental policy-making and conservative politics.
Kiera talks about why young conservatives should be involved in the climate issue and why it’s an issue for everyone to care about regardless of political affiliation. She provides an in-depth overview of The Baker-Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan - a market-driven strategy, built around bedrock conservative principles.
Episode 7: David Doniger_NRDC
David Doniger, Senior Strategic Director of the Climate and Clean Energy Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council, has been at the forefront of the battle against air pollution and global climate change since 1978.
David explains the connection between CFCs and HFCs and the impact they have on our environment. He also shares important information on how we can do our part to work toward this goal.
7 Pillars to Creating Sustainable Climate Change Action - Chris Castro_City of Orlando
Director of Sustainability & Resilience for the City of Orlando, Chris Castro, shares their mission to accelerate change and global impact by supporting science-based climate change solutions, enhancing education, and improving health. Castro crafted the first community-action plan, their attempt at developing a comprehensive city-wide plan with clear goals, targets, and strategies.
We replicate what we celebrate. By sharing our wins, we encourage other communities to work together to bring about change.
How Climate Change is Impacting Our Weather - Dr. Marshall Shepherd_UGA
Dr. Marshall Shepherd is a leading expert in weather and climate and is the GA Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences at UGA. He also hosted The Weather Channel’s Award-Winning show Weather Geeks.
Today, he discusses the weather impacts of climate change. He talks about never-before-seen anomalies, such as low-pressure systems in the highest latitudes and 100-year floods happening annually.
Marshall shares "at-home" solutions we can implement.