Concerned about climate change, but short on time and not sure where to start? We get it. That’s why we created Climate Optimists. Our goal is simple. Provide everyday citizens who are concerned about climate change with opportunities to make a difference. So come along with us on our journey, as we explore the solutions to climate change and how together, we can make them a reality.
Cricket, its what's for dinner!?
As a protein source, livestock has a huge resource & carbon footprint. Listen in as we explore the promise of insect protein with Mighty Cricket founder, Sarah Schlafly.
What about Fast Fashion?
Join us as we talk with fashion industry expert Kate Fletcher about the climate and related environmental impacts of fast fashion and what can be done to reverse course.
Choosing our Wildfire
Wildfire is a natural part of certain forest ecosystems, but climate change is supercharging it. We talk with wildfire expert Matt Hurteau about ways to respond.
The Plastics Problem
Plastics are not just a massive source of pollution but have a significant climate impact. We dive into the problem & solutions with bio-plastics expert Raegan Kelly.
Fossil Fuel Obstruction
Big oil has been obstructing climate action for decades. We talk with Kathy Mulvey from the Union of Concerned Scientists about their tactics and how we're fighting back.
Travel's Climate Baggage
We talk with Jeremy Sampson of the Travel Foundation about the climate impacts of tourism and potential solutions including ways to be a more climate friendly traveler.
Actionable Insights and Empowerment
This show provides the missing link between all the bad news about climate change and the powerful impact we as individuals can have in the good fight to protect the planet we depend on! It’s actionable, digestible, and insightful. 5 stars!
30 July 2023
7x’s you can recycle plastic .♻️ Fast fashion isn’t bad if you as the consumer wear/use the item multiple times. Often appliances are made to not be repaired, thank goodness for my husband’s handiness to extend the life of ours… Clothes are so much less expensive, classical and full of life if you buy secondhand!
Entertaining, Upbeat and Incredibly Insightful
The hosts are funny, engaging and upbeat while utlizing deep insights into both climate science and the psychology behind motivating collective action and policy changes. These guys deserve a wider following. Check them out.