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You have heard about climate change. But what does it mean and how does it impact us? This podcast looks into the issues related to the science and impact of climate change, as well as the policy, technology and finance behind climate action and adaptation. Each week, we talk to experts who help us understand one of the most pressing challenges facing humankind.

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You have heard about climate change. But what does it mean and how does it impact us? This podcast looks into the issues related to the science and impact of climate change, as well as the policy, technology and finance behind climate action and adaptation. Each week, we talk to experts who help us understand one of the most pressing challenges facing humankind.

    What is corporate climate action and why companies need a paradigm shift | EP 11

    What is corporate climate action and why companies need a paradigm shift | EP 11

    This week Jaime Ho speaks to the Forum for the Future about the business of sustainability, what companies can do and what is stopping them from taking the leap in addressing climate change.

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    • 18 min
    How do planes, trains and automobiles – and ships – factor into carbon emissions, and how are they getting greener? | EP 10

    How do planes, trains and automobiles – and ships – factor into carbon emissions, and how are they getting greener? | EP 10

    Jaime Ho speaks to Sanjay Kuttan about the way we travel and the energy it takes to help us get from point A to B, as well as how electric vehicles, cleaner fuel and the larger picture of how cities are designed can move people in a more climate friendly way.

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    • 25 min
    Tackling climate change through the lens of Singapore’s young activists | EP 9

    Tackling climate change through the lens of Singapore’s young activists | EP 9

    This week Jaime Ho speaks to two young Singaporeans who are advocates for stronger climate action. They talk about what issues drive them, what their style of activism is and why they are not afraid of asking tough questions.

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    • 35 min
    How hot can cities get and what can we do to cool things down? | Ep 8

    How hot can cities get and what can we do to cool things down? | Ep 8

    Will already hot cities get even hotter with climate change? This week, Jaime Ho speaks to Gerhard Schmitt about the heat cities produce and how they can keep cool without producing even more emissions. 

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    • 22 min
    The politics and path forward for international cooperation on climate mitigation|Ep 7

    The politics and path forward for international cooperation on climate mitigation|Ep 7

    On the heels of China’s announcement on new targets for peaking emissions and reaching carbon neutrality, we get down to the basics of how nations work towards keeping their climate change commitments, how national interests come into play and what the sticking points are, in coming up with a plan everyone can agree to. 

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    • 24 min
    EP 6 Wildfires: how do they start and how to stop them

    EP 6 Wildfires: how do they start and how to stop them

    Mega fires were raging in many parts of the world, from the US to Brazil, and before that in Australia. How does the frequency, extent and intensity of these fires have a link to climate change? This week Jaime Ho speaks to Lahiru Wijedasa on the science, solutions and soul-searching we need to do.

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    • 18 min

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