28 episodes

A podcast for busy people who want to save the planet by completing one simple eco-challenge at a time. The vision for this show is to engage, educate and empower people to reduce their carbon footprint and solve our climate crisis by completing various small eco-challenges.
Produced by Heard Not Seen Media, Inc.

Tiny Climate Challenge Mayela Manasjan

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

A podcast for busy people who want to save the planet by completing one simple eco-challenge at a time. The vision for this show is to engage, educate and empower people to reduce their carbon footprint and solve our climate crisis by completing various small eco-challenges.
Produced by Heard Not Seen Media, Inc.

    Creating Community with Amanda Essoh & Jim Wang

    Creating Community with Amanda Essoh & Jim Wang

    In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode, our Guest Challengers Amanda Essoh and Jim Wang discuss how they serendipitously met each other on a plane, spontaneously connected with folks in their local communities and organically created communities of their own to help elevate their voices and make a difference in our world.
    Guest Expert/Challenger Contact Information LinkedIn: Amanda Essoh
    LinkedIn: Jim Wang
    Expert/Guest Challenger Bio Amanda Essoh is a second-year Ph.D. student of Medical Sciences focusing on the intersection of stress and addiction. She joined a career in neuroscience research to contribute to burgeoning knowledge about mental health and illness. Her daily routine consists of conducting experiments to map the path of stress hormones across brain regions to measure their contribution to addictive behaviors. She ultimately plans to apply this foundation to an independent research career studying anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Aside from lab work, she is an enthusiastic participant in education outreach to local schools near her university and actively works to hone her science communication skills. Amanda is eager to complement her passion for unraveling biological mechanisms with improving the accessibility and quality of fundamental science education. She is confident that a strong tie between researchers and the community is vital to finding a unified solution to anthropogenic climate change. 
    Jim Wang is a California resident who is concerned about our environment, our communities, and our future. Working through the City of Encinitas’ Environmental Commission, his city has acted to reduce plastic waste, adopted a Climate Action Plan committed to 100% clean electricity, created an Environmental Award, and declared a Climate Emergency. His academic background includes degrees in engineering and geoscience from MIT and University of California Berkeley.
    Links mentioned Eco Sustainability Peeps
    Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center
    Ashley Mazanec
    American Geophysical Union
    San Diego Community Power
    Ana and Mama Talk Climate Change
    The 48 Hour Film Project
    Climate Action Campaign
    Sierra Club
    I Love A Clean San Diego
    Association of Women in Water, Energy and Environment
    Women in Science and Engineering
    Patzcuaro Sustentable
    Climate Reality Project 
    Contact Us Mayela Manasjan
    TinyClimate.com
    We are grateful for the generosity of Ashley Mazanec and her permission to use "Possible" from her album "Let’s Talk About The Weather" available on iTunes or Bandcamp. Ashley is an Eco Musician, and the co-founder of Let's Talk About The Weather podcast at EcoArts Foundation. 

    • 41 min
    Permission to be Great is Granted with Joan Kling

    Permission to be Great is Granted with Joan Kling

    Leadership matters and how we show up in the world is just as important as the work we do. In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode, our Guest Expert Joan Kling teaches us her coaching philosophy that she developed called PIES and we discuss how this can be applied in all of our lives. Her Tiny Climate challenge for each of us is to find or create a community to help support us in both our personal and professional lives.
    Guest Expert/Challenger Contact Information Website: Joan Kling Coaching
    LinkedIn: Joan Kling
    Expert/Guest Challenger Bio Joan Kling specializes in promoting peace and communication between individuals, teams and organizations. She excels in teaching self-leadership, team leadership and organizational leadership. Guided by the belief in everyone’s intrinsic, unique value, Joan works tirelessly to bring out the best in everyone she meets. Her ability to see past the complexities of the human condition to the heart of every matter is unmatched. She is a certified professional coach, trainer, and keynote speaker guiding clients to create joy and embrace abundance in their lives. Her lifelong mission is to make the world a better place one person at a time, one light at a time.
    Links mentioned Marciarose Shestack
    University of San Diego Master’s in Executive Leadership
    The Ken Blanchard Companies 
    Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified
    Udemy
    What Got You Here Won’t Get You There - Marshall Goldsmith
    Ashley Mazanec
    Eco Sustainability Peeps
    Melinda Walker - One Squiggly Line
    We are grateful for the generosity of Ashley Mazanec and her permission to use "Possible" from her album "Let’s Talk About The Weather" available on iTunes or Bandcamp. Ashley is an Eco Musician, and the co-founder of Let's Talk About The Weather podcast at EcoArts Foundation. 

    • 46 min
    Bruce Bekkar: Climate Confessions

    Bruce Bekkar: Climate Confessions

    In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode our Guest Expert Dr. Bruce Bekkar and Mayela Manasjan share some of their own climate confessions and discuss what we can all do to enhance our personal resilience as we relate to our eco-anxiety. Dr. Bekkar also shares some tiny tips on the importance of being aware and honest about our own environmental shortcomings, accepting our imperfections, finding the joy in climate activism and taking care of ourselves and others as we work to solve our climate crisis.
    Expert/Guest Challenger Bio Bruce Bekkar, M.D. is a women’s health physician, activist, and international keynote speaker who has been engaged with the climate crisis since 2007.  As a full-time activist since 2013, he serves on ecoAmerica’s Climate for Health Leadership Circle Executive Committee, is Chair of the Public Health Advisory Council of the Climate Action Campaign and works with nonprofits including The Climate Reality Project and the American Lung Association.  Bruce has addressed the California State Senate Environment Committee, the American Meteorological Society, Genentech, the U.S. House of Representatives Democratic Caucus and the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  He recently shared original research linking the climate crisis to adverse pregnancy outcomes in the U.S. with the American Public Health Association and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology; the results were published in JAMA Network Open June 18, 2020. 
    Guest Expert/Challenger Contact Information LinkedIn: Bruce Bekkar
    Links mentioned Climate Reality Project
    ecoAmerica
    The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health
    North County Climate Change Alliance
    Dr. Lise Van Susteren
    Eco Goddess
    Contact Us Mayela Manasjan
    TinyClimate.com
    We are grateful for the generosity of Ashley Mazanec and her permission to use "Possible" from her album "Let’s Talk About The Weather" available on iTunes or Bandcamp. Ashley is an Eco Musician, and the co-founder of Let's Talk About The Weather podcast at EcoArts Foundation. 

    • 31 min
    Sophia Militello: Conscientious Consumerism

    Sophia Militello: Conscientious Consumerism

    In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode our Guest Challenger Sophia Militello’s talks about her journey to becoming a more conscious consumer. She discusses how she researched some of her favorite brands and companies and gained a greater awareness of her ecological footprint. Sophia also shares some tiny tips on how we can all become more sustainable in every purchase that we make.
    Guest Challenger Bio Sophia Militello graduated from the University of Washington with a double major in Chemistry and Community, Environment, & Planning. She spent this past year living in Madrid, Spain teaching English and adventuring around Europe. She recently returned to Seattle and is working as a Laboratory Analyst at IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group. Sophia is currently working with food safety analysis, but she hopes to work in the environmental sector soon. She considers herself an environmentalist, who loves teaching her friends and family about how to become more sustainable.
    Contact Sophia Militello https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophia-militello-23a00b178/
    Contact Us Mayela Manasjan
    TinyClimate.com
    We are grateful for the generosity of Ashley Mazanec and her permission to use "Possible" from her album "Let’s Talk About The Weather" available on iTunes or Bandcamp. Ashley is an Eco Musician, and the co-founder of Let's Talk About The Weather podcast at EcoArts Foundation. 

    • 42 min
    Nancy Mancilla: Corporate Social Responsibility

    Nancy Mancilla: Corporate Social Responsibility

    In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode our Guest Expert Nancy Mancilla talks about the importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR) a management concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and interactions with their stakeholders. As the Founder and CEO of ISOS group, Nancy has trained and enabled numerous sustainability professionals and students to understand and use leading global sustainability standards and frameworks to promote a healthy planet, resilient communities, and thriving economies. Her Tiny Climate Challenge for all us is to research the CSR reports of our favorite companies and brands.
    Guest Expert Bio Since founding ISOS Group in 2008, Nancy Mancilla has orchestrated hundreds of certified training under the various non-financial standards, elevated many global brands to leadership status through ISOS Group’s strategic advisory work, and produced several linkage documents to help ease the reporting burden in the marketplace. As CEO, she manages relationships with clients, industry associations, sustainability-focused MBA programs, and federal agencies; coordinates client project development; develops educational initiatives and curriculum; and sets organizational strategy.
    In addition to certifications for those that ISOS Group represents, Nancy has completed the iCompli SASB course and various modules from the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute and is registered as an AA1000 CSAP certified assurance practitioner. She holds a master’s degree in Public Service with a Sustainability Focus from the Clinton School of Public Service, a master’s in International Relations with a concentration in Post-Conflict Development from the University of Amsterdam, and a bachelor's in International Relations from the United States International University.
    Links mentioned ISOS Group
    Clinton School of Public Service
    Bank of the Netherlands
    Greenie Guide
    Contact Nancy Mancilla LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nancymancilla/
    Email: nmancilla@isosgroup.com
    Website: www.isosgroup.com
    Contact Mayela Manasjan TinyClimate.com
    We are grateful for the generosity of Ashley Mazanec and her permission to use "Possible" from her album "Let’s Talk About The Weather" available on iTunes or Bandcamp. Ashley is an Eco Musician, and the co-founder of Let's Talk About The Weather podcast at EcoArts Foundation.

    • 36 min
    Molly Basler: Living the Green Dream

    Molly Basler: Living the Green Dream

    In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode, our Guest Expert Molly Basler talks about the importance of running a sustainable grassroots political campaign.
    As a current candidate for Los Angeles City Council District 5, she developed the “Green Dream Pledge” and “Code of Ethics” to encourage all democratic institutions and candidates to commit to sustainability. Her Tiny Climate Challenge for all of us is to get involved in the political process by registering to vote and supporting political candidates that care about people and our planet. 
    Links mentioned Green Dream Campaign Green Dream Pledge Green Dream Podcast Climate Reality Project Seventh Generation Autumn Press Surfrider Ocean Friendly Restaurants Cori Schumacher Climate Hawks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Contact Us Mayela Manasjan
    TinyClimate.com
    We are grateful for the generosity of Ashley Mazanec and her permission to use "Possible" from her album "Let’s Talk About The Weather" available on iTunes or Bandcamp. Ashley is an Eco Musician, and the co-founder of Let's Talk About The Weather podcast at EcoArts Foundation. 

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

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15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Brian Ettlaing ,

Very inspiring climate podcast!

I have met Mayela Manasjan twice at Climate Reality Trainings as a fellow mentor. She is the real deal. Very enthusiastic, happy, optimistic, caring and hopeful we can take actions to make a difference. She even has personal stories how she has helped others reduce their carbon footprint. Do listen to her podcasts!

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