Bill McKibben on Where We Are, How We Got Here, and What to Do!
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by Ryan Hagen
2M ago
In this episode of the Crowdsourcing Sustainability Podcast, Bill McKibben shares his 30,000-foot view with us on the past, present, and future - How did we get here? Where we are now? And what do we need to invest our time and energy in going forward to co-create the best possible future? Timeline 0:00 Intro 1:30 Bill's climate story 6:29 Why "the choices we made in those years around 1980 will turn out to be more important than any choices any nation ever made." 12:45 On the "non-trivial chance of civilizational collapse" 17:00 The good news is... 21:20 Bill's theory of change 25:50 Third A ..read more
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Climate Solutions at Work with Jamie Beck Alexander
Crowdsourcing Sustainability
by Ryan Hagen
1y ago
In today's episode with Jamie Beck Alexander we cover what a company that's truly leading on climate actually looks like - and what employees can do to help them get there. As well as diving into climate migration, advice for parents, thoughts on net-zero, accelerators, and much more! Jamie is the Director of Drawdown Labs which is the arm of Project Drawdown that’s helping corporations to maximize their positive impact on the climate using every lever of influence that they have.  Timeline: 0:00 Intro 1:15 Jamie's climate story 6:25 Project Drawdown & Drawdown Labs 9:35 Theory of c ..read more
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How to begin changing your university
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by Ryan Hagen
1y ago
A student (Monique!) recently reached out to me, asking for advice on how to change her university. We decided to record our conversation in case anyone else (student or otherwise - it's broadly applicable to any institution or orgs) may find it helpful! As always, you can watch or listen - let me know what you think/if you'd like more of these or not. Timeline 1:50 Ryan's story. 6:15 Persisting in the face of pushback. 13:35 How do you start? Where do you begin? 18:50 Universities need to prepare students for the climate-changed future. 24:10 How do you get leaders to act in siloed/hierarch ..read more
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Corporate Climate Action with Nate Aden
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by Ryan Hagen
1y ago
In this episode with Nate Aden, we cover the importance of companies setting science-based targets, what employees can do to jumpstart the process, the role of the financial industry in climate action, net-zero, and more! Nate is the Finance Sector Lead at the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi). Timeline: 0:00 Intro 1:40 Nate's climate story. 5:30 The Science Based Target Initiative's origin story and theory of change. 8:20 SBTi's exponential growth. 10:00 Five high-level criteria for assessing targets. 14:30 What the process is like for companies and/or employees spearheading the effor ..read more
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Reversing global warming | Ryan Hagen | TEDx Archivorum
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by Ryan Hagen
1y ago
Julian Kitsz interviews Ryan Hagen on the climate crisis and what we can do about it at TEDx Archivorum as a part of TED's Countdown initiative to help accelerate climate solutions. Crowdsourcing Sustainability homepage: https://crowdsourcingsustainability.org/ Sign up for our sustainability newsletter! https://crowdsourcing-sustainability.... Support the show (https://crowdsourcingsustainability.org/donate ..read more
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Educating the world on climate solutions with Dr. Elizabeth Bagley
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by Ryan Hagen, Mikayla White, Dr. Elizabeth Bagley
1y ago
Hear from Dr. Elizabeth Bagley of Drawdown Learn in this episode as we discuss: 0 - 9:15: Elizabeth's intro, background, and story of how she got to where she is today. 9:15 - 13:15: What is Project Drawdown? And why does it matter? 13:15 - 15:00: Climate solutions are win-wins & the Drawdown Review. 15:00 - 29:20: What is Drawdown Learn? (Deep dive on who it's for, the strategy behind it, projects, partners, etc.) 29:20 - 39:15: Bringing global solutions to the local level (with some advice for students & teachers specifically) 39:15 - 41:10: The "why" that keeps Elizabeth working on ..read more
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Climate Changemakers with Eliza Nemser & Gabrielle Jorgensen
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by Ryan Hagen
1y ago
In this episode with Eliza Nemser and Gabrielle Jorgensen, we cover the awesome work Climate Changemakers is doing, tips for crafting and personalizing your climate story, the reconciliation bill, eliminating fossil fuel studies, democracy reform, and more! Eliza is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Climate Changemakers. And Gabrielle is the Advocacy Director. Timeline 0:00 Intro. 1:00 Eliza's and Gabrielle's climate stories. 7:35 Climate Changemakers's theory of change. 10:30 Examples of work - what's it like to participate in action with Climate Changemakers? 15:20 Gabrielle's advic ..read more
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How to make your company go all in on climate with Bill Weihl
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1y ago
In this interview with Bill Weihl we discuss how to “mobilize the voice of the workforce to urge companies to go “all in” on climate, both in business practices and policy advocacy.” Bill was in charge of sustainability at Google and Facebook starting back in 2006. He recently founded ClimateVoice to help employees everywhere exercise their power for corporate climate action. Useful links from ClimateVoice: https://climatevoice.org/ https://climatevoice.org/resources/ https://1in5for1point5.org/#sign https://twitter.com/ClimateVoiceOrg Useful links from Crowdsourcing Sustainability: Sign up ..read more
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Better Climate Stories & Narratives = A Better Future with Damon Gameau
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by Ryan Hagen
1y ago
I was fortunate enough to speak with someone who is a master storyteller. Someone who has thought deeply about societal narratives and telling a better climate story for years: Damon Gameau. Damon is an award-winning actor and director widely known for "That Sugar Film" which is the all-time highest-grossing documentary in Australia. But his latest documentary, 2040, may be my favorite climate doc to date. With a touch of humor, great visuals, and highlighting people scaling up today’s climate solutions, Damon paints a hopeful picture of what the world could be in 2040 - a world that his 7-y ..read more
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Introduction
Crowdsourcing Sustainability
by Ryan Hagen, Mikayla White
1y ago
Welcome to the Crowdsourcing Sustainability Podcast! This podcast exists to help inform, inspire, and empower people to take action on climate. We'll do this by bringing on wonderful sustainability leaders, listening to their stories, and exploring meaningful actions we can all take. In this episode, get to know the hosts, Mikayla White and Ryan Hagen, as well as what the Crowdsourcing Sustainability podcast is all about! Episode Outline: 0 - 0:33: Welcome to the podcast! 0:33 - 3:00: Ryan's introduction and how Crowdsourcing Sustainability got started 3:00 - 5:26: Mikayla's introduction and ..read more
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