How to Make a Difference is a podcast where we give you easy, effective and actionable tools empowering you to maximise your impact in the fight against climate change. Each month we bring forward a new topic where we talk to experts in the field, followed by mini weekly episodes to entice you into taking action.
CO2 Footprint of Funds (Mini)
Find out how you can significantly reduce your carbon footprint by switching from a non-sustainable fund to a sustainable one.
Episode Show Notes: Episode 5: Mini - CO2 Footprint of Funds
Sustainable Banking Impact (Mini)
What positive impact can you have just by switching your account to a sustainable bank? Find out in just 3 minutes.
Episode Show Notes: Episode 4: Mini - Sustainable Banking Impact
Uncomfortable Banking Truths (Mini)
We explore the difference between a conventional bank and a sustainable bank. What sort of projects do sustainable banks invest in and which industries do they steer clear of?
Episode Show Notes: Episode 3: Mini - Uncomfortable Banking Truths
Did you ever consider that you could be inadvertently helping the fossil fuels or weapons industry with your savings account? Did you know that by switching to a sustainable bank you can likely save several tons of CO2 per year?
In this episode we speak with Florian Koss, Head of Communication and Marketing at the Triodos Bank. He talks about sustainable banks, how they differ from normal banks and about how banks can have a positive social impact.
Episode Show Notes: Episode 2: Sustainable Banking
How to Measure Climate Impact
At current emission levels we will run out of our carbon budget by 2030. This means we have less than 10 years to save the planet.
In this episode, we discuss the role of greenhouse gasses, how they are measured and how they are responsible for climate change. We also discuss our individual impact and what it needs to be in order to reach our climate goals.
Episode Show Notes: Episode 1: How to Measure Climate Impact
Chinmai and Elisabeth introduce How to Make a Difference and also tell you a bit about themselves in this introductory episode. Chinmai enjoys reading about human psychology and Elisabeth is an enthusiastic underwater hockey player! One is a hypnotherapist in their spare time and the other is an astrophysicist! But despite their different backgrounds, their passion for climate change and sustainability brings them together to create this podcast.
Episode Show Notes: Episode 0: Introduction