4 episodes

Our climate is in crisis. We all want to help. But we might not know how. We’re talking to people who have figured out how to use their talents to combat climate change, in the hopes that their journeys might inspire your own.

How We Got Here Stephanie Spera and Rachel Lupien

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Our climate is in crisis. We all want to help. But we might not know how. We’re talking to people who have figured out how to use their talents to combat climate change, in the hopes that their journeys might inspire your own.

    How Doug Got Here (clean energy, green technology)

    How Doug Got Here (clean energy, green technology)

    Bitcoin might have a carbon footprint comparable to New Zealand, but can we do anything about it? And what even is a bitcoin, or a blockchain? Steph and Rachel force their very patient podcast guest, Doug Miller, to slowly and repeatedly explain all things cryptocurrency. Why? Because he is helping to spearhead the Crytpo Climate Accord to #MakeCryptoGreen. On this episode of the podcast, Doug talks about everything from his internship at a green architecture firm to his interest in behavioral science to his work at EnergyWeb trying to efficiently transition the electrical grid to all clean energy. internship at a green architecture firm to his interest in behavioral science to his work at EnergyWeb trying to efficiently transition the electrical grid to all clean energy.

    • 1 hr
    How Angie Got Here (ecologist, digital organizer)

    How Angie Got Here (ecologist, digital organizer)

    On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Dr. Angelica Patterson, a.k.a., “The Shotgun Scientist.” Angie is the Master Science Educator at Black Rock Forest where she develops educational programming and leads excursions into the forest. She talks about her wild journey through college, internships, snack bars, fieldwork, academia, and more. Listen to her shed wisdom like an oak tree sheds acorns (if ya know, ya know).

    • 1 hr 20 min
    How Martín Got Here (activist, digital organizer)

    How Martín Got Here (activist, digital organizer)

    In this episode with our very first guest, we talk to Martín Witchger of the Sierra Club who works as a digital organizer and activist. He mobilizes communities to advance climate justice priorities. Every day, Martín uses his passion for helping others, which was instilled in him as a Martínager (see what Rachel did there), in combination with the writing skills that he gained while working at various nonprofits and advocacy organizations.

    • 47 min
    How Steph and Rachel Got Here (earth scientists)

    How Steph and Rachel Got Here (earth scientists)

    Welcome to How We Got Here - the podcast that talks to people who have figured out how to use their talents to combat climate change, in the hopes that their journeys might inspire your own.

    In this first episode, co-hosts Steph and Rachel talk first jobs, accidentally learning about the earth, graduate school prom, and how Steph is actually using this podcast as a vehicle for getting out of academia.

    • 54 min

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5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Fun and meaningful!

Steph & Rachel are a hoot to listen! I love how they turn the serious topic of the climate crisis into a fun endeavor about who are the people behind tackling this behemoth of a challenge.

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