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Dive into Climate Confident, the beacon of hope in your podcast library, illuminating the path to a cooler planet. With new episodes awakening every Wednesday at 7 AM CET, join visionary host Tom Raftery on an enlightening journey through the world of climate innovation and triumph. Climate Confident (formerly Climate 21) stands as your premier destination for uncovering the most impactful strategies and stories of emission reduction and environmental rejuvenation.
Each week, Tom engages with the minds shaping our sustainable future - from pioneering business leaders driving green transformations to climate scientists providing essential context and insights. This podcast is more than a show; it's a movement towards positive change, offering a rich tapestry of engaging interviews, success stories, and actionable advice designed to empower you and the global community to take bold climate action.
Whether you're seeking inspiration, knowledge, or the push to start making a difference, Climate Confident delivers. Subscribe and follow us in your favorite podcast app, and step into a world where every episode brings you closer to a sustainable tomorrow. Together, let's celebrate the victories in our fight against climate change and amplify the actions that matter.

Climate Confident Tom Raftery

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    • 5.0 • 23 Ratings

Dive into Climate Confident, the beacon of hope in your podcast library, illuminating the path to a cooler planet. With new episodes awakening every Wednesday at 7 AM CET, join visionary host Tom Raftery on an enlightening journey through the world of climate innovation and triumph. Climate Confident (formerly Climate 21) stands as your premier destination for uncovering the most impactful strategies and stories of emission reduction and environmental rejuvenation.
Each week, Tom engages with the minds shaping our sustainable future - from pioneering business leaders driving green transformations to climate scientists providing essential context and insights. This podcast is more than a show; it's a movement towards positive change, offering a rich tapestry of engaging interviews, success stories, and actionable advice designed to empower you and the global community to take bold climate action.
Whether you're seeking inspiration, knowledge, or the push to start making a difference, Climate Confident delivers. Subscribe and follow us in your favorite podcast app, and step into a world where every episode brings you closer to a sustainable tomorrow. Together, let's celebrate the victories in our fight against climate change and amplify the actions that matter.

    Achieving Net Zero: Inside Sustainable Design with HED’s Daniel Jaconetti

    Achieving Net Zero: Inside Sustainable Design with HED’s Daniel Jaconetti

    Send me a messageIn this episode of the Climate Confident podcast, I chat with Daniel Jaconetti, the National Sustainable Design Leader at HED. Daniel delves into his journey from New York to becoming the corporate sustainable design leader at HED. We discuss the importance and practices of integrated design, the future of sustainable architecture, and the role of innovative materials and technologies. Daniel also shares valuable resources and insights on achieving high-perform...

    • 45 min
    The Sleeping Giant: The Role of Religion in Climate Advocacy

    The Sleeping Giant: The Role of Religion in Climate Advocacy

    Send me a messageIn this episode of the Climate Confident Podcast, I engage in a fascinating discussion with Yonatan Neril, founder and director of the Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development (ICSD). Despite being an atheist myself, I recognise the potential of religion in shaping opinions and driving action. This prompted me to explore Yonatan's work in mobilising faith communities for ecological sustainability.Yonatan shares his journey from California to Israel, highlighting the deep...

    • 48 min
    Turning Air into Water: Aquaria’s Atmospheric Generators Explained

    Turning Air into Water: Aquaria’s Atmospheric Generators Explained

    Send me a messageIn this episode of the Climate Confident Podcast, I’m joined by Brian Sheng, CEO and co-founder of Aquaria, to explore a potential solution to water scarcity. Brian shares how Aquaria is tackling one of the most pressing challenges of our time by harvesting water from the air. We delve into the technology behind atmospheric water generators, which create clean water through condensation, akin to the droplets on a cold beer glass on a hot day.We discuss the practical applicati...

    • 34 min
    The Power of Nonpartisan Climate Messaging with Kathleen Biggins

    The Power of Nonpartisan Climate Messaging with Kathleen Biggins

    Send me a messageIn this episode of the Climate Confident Podcast, I chat with Kathleen Biggins, founder of C-Change Conversations. Kathleen's organisation is unique in its nonpartisan approach, travelling across the U.S. to educate diverse groups about the tangible impacts of climate change. We delve into how C-Change effectively communicates the science and risks associated with climate change to conservative and moderate audiences, emphasising the importance of addressing the issue be...

    • 40 min
    Tucker Perkins on Renewable Propane and a Sustainable Energy Mix

    Tucker Perkins on Renewable Propane and a Sustainable Energy Mix

    Send me a messageWelcome to another episode of the Climate Confident Podcast! I'm Tom Raftery, and today, I had the pleasure of speaking with Tucker Perkins, the CEO of the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC). In our conversation, Tucker delved into the role of propane and renewable propane in the journey towards a cleaner climate.We explored the extensive safety and training measures PERC implements to ensure safe propane usage across various sectors. Tucker highlighted the innovat...

    • 44 min
    Decarbonizing Industry: Strategies for a Greener Future

    Decarbonizing Industry: Strategies for a Greener Future

    Send me a messageIn this special episode of the Climate Confident Podcast sponsored by Siemens, I sit down with Constantin Ginet, Global Head of Energy Performance Services at Siemens, to explore the intricacies of industrial decarbonisation. We discuss the significant challenges industries face, from the urgency of reducing emissions to the complexities of scope one, two, and three emissions.Constantin shares Siemens’ innovative approach, emphasising the role of digitalisation and the use of...

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

shellfish biologist ,

Fascinating podcast! Highly recommend

I discovered this podcast in late 2021 and it’s become my go-to. There’s so many stories here that have to do with hope, technology, economy, humans and of course the environment… It’s a lot of fun, diverse, and highly informative. Something for everyone fore sure. Give it a listen and share, it won’t dissappoint you!

Pauls mini ,

Great sustainability blog

Really appreciate the breadth of your guests experiences. Keep up rhe great work!

perchpod ,

Great podcast

Excellent podcast on the most critical issue of our time. Tom is an excellent and insightful host.

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