11 episodes

As climate change rages on, House on Fire is a podcast from the World Economic Forum about our greatest environmental nightmares and the plans we’re hatching to solve them. From seed vaults to tree plantations, plastic bans to carbon capture, we ask the powerful and the expert for their creative ideas.
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House on Fire James Bray and Keyaira Kelly, World Economic Forum

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As climate change rages on, House on Fire is a podcast from the World Economic Forum about our greatest environmental nightmares and the plans we’re hatching to solve them. From seed vaults to tree plantations, plastic bans to carbon capture, we ask the powerful and the expert for their creative ideas.
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    Can the shipping industry clean up its act?

    Can the shipping industry clean up its act?

    Shipping is responsible for a gigaton of C02 emissions a year. We talk to the people on the climate frontline about one of the world's toughest industries to decarbonize.
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    • 30 min
    Carbon capture: ecological sideshow or saviour?

    Carbon capture: ecological sideshow or saviour?

    Fans of direct air capture see it as a surefire way to suck greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere. Critics say it’s an overpriced distraction. We ask the people pioneering the technology for their view
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    • 30 min
    Have we reached the end of meat?

    Have we reached the end of meat?

    Livestock production accounts for a staggering 15% of global emissions per year. With new viruses and zoonotic diseases on the rise, we talk to the entrepreneurs re-engineering the mighty burger and hoping to wean us off animal-based protein.
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    • 31 min
    Can investors save the planet?

    Can investors save the planet?

    Big finance gets a lot of bad press - but it might just be our secret weapon in the fight against climate change. In this episode we talk to bankers, insurers and data experts who are pushing the world to divest from fossil fuels.
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    • 33 min
    The surprising value of saving the seas

    The surprising value of saving the seas

    House on Fire looks at the potential of blue finance. Can ocean solutions be economically as well as environmentally profitable? If so, could private finance unlock the innovation needed to reverse ocean degradation?
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    • 33 min
    The Whale Road

    The Whale Road

    The fifth episode of House on Fire looks at the problem of ocean roadkill. Whales are vital to ocean health, but with thousands of them dying in collisions with container ships, we talk to the scientists building a high-tech solution in California.
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    • 25 min

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

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Brainwashing at its best! Brought to you by the billionaires at the WEF that owned the companies that destroyed the environment. Now they want to fix it, and they want you to own nothing and rent out your living room for yoga classes. Only you won’t get the rent, that’ll go straight to Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates to fund their one way trip to Mars! All they need is you to be scared enough to give away everything. Looks like it’s working. Enjoy dummies!

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