23 episodes

Welcome to CESaRE Voices! Where we bring Caribbean research in the environmental sciences and renewable energy closer to you.

Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he discusses a range of pertinent topics with leading voices from the Caribbean.

How can you make more individual and low-carbon impact? Which groups are most vulnerable to climate change? Who is leading the small island race to net-zero? All these questions and more are explored in CESaRE Voices! Tune in to connect to our region's research.

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Welcome to CESaRE Voices! Where we bring Caribbean research in the environmental sciences and renewable energy closer to you.

Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he discusses a range of pertinent topics with leading voices from the Caribbean.

How can you make more individual and low-carbon impact? Which groups are most vulnerable to climate change? Who is leading the small island race to net-zero? All these questions and more are explored in CESaRE Voices! Tune in to connect to our region's research.

    Cultivating Resilience: Sustainable Agriculture in the Caribbean

    Cultivating Resilience: Sustainable Agriculture in the Caribbean

    Join host Jelani Blake and award-winning environmental journalist Daphne Ewing-Chow on the latest episode of CESaRE Voices Podcast! 🎙️

    In this insightful discussion, we delve into the realm of sustainable agriculture in the Caribbean, exploring innovative approaches to empower farmers and combat the challenges posed by climate change. 🌍

    👩‍🌾 Daphne Ewing-Chow shares invaluable insights highlighting the need for shifting attitudes towards indigenous crops. 🌾 Discover how embracing these traditional staples is not only preserving cultural heritage but also fostering more resilient and sustainable agricultural systems across the region. 🌿

    Tune in as we explore the path towards a greener, more sustainable future for Caribbean agriculture! 🎧 To dive deeper into this topic, check out Daphne's Forbes article 🌱


    Credits: This episode was narrated and produced by Jelani Blake, and curated by Dr. Ariel T. Thomas.

    • 38 min
    Official Trailer: CESaRE Voices

    Official Trailer: CESaRE Voices

    🎙️ Tune in to the latest episode of CESaRE Voices podcast, where we're diving deep into sustainability and renewable energy in the Caribbean! 💚

    Don't miss out on insightful discussions at the forefront of Caribbean sustainability. 🎧 CESaRE Voices is brought to you in partnership with the Barbados Environment Conservation Trust.

    #CESaREVoices #Sustainability #RenewableEnergy

    • 55 sec
    Navigating Caribbean Climate Finance: Part 2

    Navigating Caribbean Climate Finance: Part 2

    🎙️ Dive deep into the financial aspects of sustainability in the Caribbean with this episode of CESaRE Voices podcast!

    🌴 Our guest Ibrahim Abdullah sheds light on the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund, revealing their impactful partnership with regional governments to establish National Conservation Trust Funds.

    💡 Plus, we'll explore the CORE Project and its mission to integrate the gender perspective into sustainable development. It's all about creating a more inclusive future!
    Credits: This episode was narrated and produced by Jelani Blake, and curated by Dr. Ariel T. Thomas.

    • 36 min
    COP & Beyond: Challenges and Triumphs of Youth Climate Advocacy

    COP & Beyond: Challenges and Triumphs of Youth Climate Advocacy

    🌍 Delve into the nuanced narratives of Caribbean youth at UN COP events! 🎙️ Join Kelesha Williams from Television Jamaica and Ryan Bachoo from CNC Trinidad and Tobago, award-winning journalists/activists, as they analyze barriers to participation, share triumphant success stories, and explore the tech-powered revolution fueling global climate advocacy. Prepare for a journey through the challenges and triumphs in the world of youth climate activism! 🚀 #ClimateAction #YouthAdvocacy

    Credits: This episode was narrated and produced by Jelani Blake, and curated by Dr. Ariel T. Thomas.

    • 45 min
    Episode 19 - Navigating Caribbean Climate Finance: Part 1

    Episode 19 - Navigating Caribbean Climate Finance: Part 1

    Fueling Innovation! In this eye-opening episode, we talk to Dr. Graham King, Director of STACIE about the dynamic landscape of investment in innovative research in the Caribbean. Billions of dollars are pouring in from external investors. and the influx of funds holds the promise of transformative change and the development of ambitious projects to increase our climate resiliency. However, our exploration reveals a stark reality: a significant lack of local government and private sector investment. Don't miss this thought-provoking episode that not only dissects the financial currents shaping the Caribbean's climate resilience but also raises crucial questions about the necessity of local commitment and involvement. Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of the complex interplay between international finance and regional development in the fight against climate change. Credits: This episode was narrated and produced by Jelani Blake, and curated with support from Dr. Ariel T. Thomas.

    • 47 min
    Episode 18 - Unleashing Ocean Drone Tech

    Episode 18 - Unleashing Ocean Drone Tech

    In this episode, we learn about the power of drone-driven solutions and participatory GIS applied to marine spatial planning. Our guest Dr. Kim Baldwin is a marine ecologist and a commercial drone pilot from California who specializes in environmental drone mapping and community-based monitoring in the Caribbean. She has been conducting marine mapping and monitoring field research across the Caribbean for over 20 years. Dr. Kim also offers a variety of in-person and virtual training courses that allows people to quickly and easily learn how to leverage drone technology, web mapping, and analysis tools to support various environment management applications. Listen as she shares her journey into this exciting field of research and her passion for participatory GIS, and engaging local communities. We discuss how drones and other technologies can be leveraged to connect people with their environment and improve environmental management. Learn more and connect with Kim at https://linktr.ee/drkimbaldwin. Credits: This episode was narrated and produced by Jelani Blake, and curated with support from Dr. Ariel T. Thomas.

    • 29 min

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