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BetaTalk is the recent winner of the British Renewable Energy Awards 2020 communication category “which recognises an organisation who has done most to enhance awareness or championed positive change for renewables or clean technology with key opinion formers: parliament, government or the public”Nathan Gambling known as BetaTeach on Twitter discusses energy and the transition to low carbon technologies such as solar thermal and heat pumps with some of the best renewable engineers. He is uni ...
 
We need to achieve net-zero emissions by mid-century to avoid catastrophic climate change, and business plays a big part in meeting this goal. Join 100% Renewables’ Co-CEO Barbara Albert as she interviews senior decision-makers from organizations leading the way on climate action. If you want to hear best practice stories of how other businesses drive net profit with zero emissions, this show is for you.
 
Every day business and technology move forward at a rapid rate, it becomes increasingly important to explore new ways to adapt and grow for the future. Being up to date on the latest technology is important but not enough for you to get the future you want; more important is understanding and anticipating what’s coming next. Future Sight is your guide to that journey. Every two weeks we bring industry-leading experts together to unpack a new way of thinking around the challenges we're facing ...
 
Ben Yeoh chats to a variety of thinkers and doers about their curiosities, ideas and passions. If you are curious about the world this show is for you. I have extended conversations across humanities and science with artists, philosophers, writers, theatre makers, activists, economists and all walks of life.
 
Building HVAC Science covers a broad array of topics in building science and HVAC diagnostics, as well as human comfort, health, and safety. Hosted by HVAC measurement and building performance expert Bill Spohn, this show will take a deep dive into all things that relate to buildings and people in the built environment. This show is a production of TruTech Tools
 
Did you know there are people in all walks of life who are taking action to combat climate change? That’s why The Climate Daily exists: to educate intelligent, curious people like you who care about working to combat climate change but who aren’t climate change experts. The Climate Daily podcast shares stories of people working together, especially BIPOC communities, working to limit the effects of Climate Change. Join co-hosts Jeffrey James, Maude Madison and Grace Rodgers as they bring you ...
 
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“Repetition makes reputation and reputation makes customers.” Elizabeth Arden Fortune may come knocking, but sometimes the sound is very faint, almost imperceptible. When someone takes you under their wing, how do you know if that’s where you want to be? If the bug to start your own business bites, what do you do next? Where can you learn from othe…
 
How does individual shareholder activism work? How does personal agency and systems change work together in a theory of change? How do we become change makers? What did Catherine's mother teach me? Catherine is Chief Executive of ShareAction. She coordinates civil society activism to promote responsible investment Catherine was recognised by the Wo…
 
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” Jimmy Dean Many of the people I meet in the industry have interesting stories. There are struggles and challenges in all their lives, our lives. What if a real police state was limiting your options in life? How would you direct your will? Your des…
 
Designing healthcare products and services is not for the faint of heart. Innovating here means going up against long R&D timelines inside a complex, interconnected system where the stakes are often extremely high. Thomas Sutton, Chief Design Officer at frog, is leaving the pond after 16 years. But before he takes on a new role leading Design for D…
 
Spain’s new law makes gas cars illegal by 2050. UK to build world's first geothermal rum distillery. Dept. Of Energy Has $12 Million for new enhanced geothermal systems. Kenyan Eco-Doc, “Thank You For The Rain.”By TheClimate.org
 
The UK's Blue Belt program--or could putting cameras in the ocean might save the whales, and dolphins and dugongs? Plus Annapolis, MD and Anne Arundel County sue Big Oil. And Sen. Tammy Duckworth wants to keep your drinking and wastewater safe.By TheClimate.org
 
Tassos Stevens is artistic director of Coney. The transcript of the podcast here. Prior to Coney, he did a doctorate in Psychology, won the inaugural James Menzies-Kitchin Award for theatre directors, did the NT Studio Directors Course, ran the ROAR platform to support new work and new artists on the London fringe, and also worked as critic, teache…
 
John Cantor has been working with heat pumps since the late 70s and with refrigeration much earlier. He wrote his book along with Gavin DJ Harper (one of the BetaTalk guest battery experts) back in 2010 just before the renewable heat incentive came into play. He is joined by regular guests Ken and Steve who are big fans of John's pioneering work. I…
 
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke The topic of how to manage and improve indoor air quality comes up a lot lately. With all this interest come the offer of many “solutions” and devices. Wish you could learn the back story of and technology inside some of these devices? Ever wonder about the int…
 
Young Plastic Challenge winners announced, plus meet the YPC runners up, too. G20 Finance Ministers Under Pressure To Deliver Climate Funding For Poor, and meet climate artist and philosopher, Carter Brooks.By TheClimate.org
 
“I think it’s justified that the built environment moves much more quickly. Rather than casting out long-term scenarios, for many sectors of the economy, the question should be, why not net-zero today? If not, why not?”, argues Bruce Precious in today’s episode, which discusses the question of how the built environment can achieve net-zero emission…
 
Matt Clancy is a progress fellow at Emergent Ventures. He teaches at Iowa State University and writes on Substack a newsletter called New Things Under the Sun, which you should subscribe to if you are interested in anything innovation related. Matt has also synthesised many of the emerging studies on remote working. Transcript and video links here.…
 
New Zealand bans single-use plastic By 2025, plus could a new plastic-eating bacteria help combat this pollution scourge? Bacteria in cow stomachs can break down plastic, and who is climate champion Fionn Ferreira?By TheClimate.org
 
“Astronomy’s much more fun when you’re not an astronomer.” Brian May COVID-19 has impacted the way people interact for many months. Especially the way people interact with each other in spaces outside their homes. What do the air quality scientists have to say about the management of indoor air? What kind of measurements are significant and importa…
 
Announcing ClimateGen's summer institute for Climate Change Education, plus disabled youth climate activist Izzy Laderman. Getting to know OurClimateVoices.org, and Costa Rica’s Children’s Eternal Rainforest.By TheClimate.org
 
Meet International Ranger Award winners Ninfa Carianil of Colombia, Offossou D’andous Kissi of Cote d’Ivoire, Sathish Sundaram from India and Sergey Erofeev of Russia. Plus, the UN and Peter Rabbit want you to Act Now. BTW, what is Act Now, anywyay?By TheClimate.org
 
“When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple.” Paulo Coelho The construction is finished. Bill and Mairlyn moved in months ago. What’s it been like for Bill living inside his theories? Were any late course corrections necessary? Any regrets? In this podcast, recorded in April 2021, our friend Allison…
 
Relax. ClimateSustainability.Org is on the case, plus there is a Conservative Climate Caucus in Congress! Time for some Global Optimism, and meet climate change champion, Felipe Calderon, yes former Mexican president Felipe Calderon!By TheClimate.org
 
Decarbonising heat is a world wide challenge and Nathan had a conversation with Nate in Virginia USA to see what is going on over there. Season 4 has a short bulletin at the end of each episode where Nathan and the Welsh Government Optimised Retrofit team listen to coal face engineers to learn about any issues and barriers they think they may face …
 
Short introduction to Ben Yeoh Chats. If you are curious about the world this show is for you. I have extended conversations across humanities and science with artists, philosophers, writers, theatre makers, activists, economists and all walks of life. Episodes include: -What is like to go to Columbia University at 15 and be valedictorian with Leop…
 
Many thanks to our guests Michael Priddis, Founder & CEO of Faethm, and Claudia Crummenerl, Global Lead of the Workforce and Organization Practice at Capgemini Invent You can find out more about this topic here: How automation and augmentation will change the future of HR: https://www.capgemini.com/resources/how-automation-and-augmentation-will-cha…
 
Lee Simpson is a founder member of Improbable (theatre makers and improvisers), a long time Comedy Store Player (since the 1980s) and one of Paul Merton's Impro Chums. He’s also been a croupier, cinema projectionist and breakfast show DJ. He’s written plays, appeared in sit-coms and in some films, been on some Radio 4 panel shows and once did a ver…
 
Why does Leo DiCaprio love Paula Castano and why we should care, plus it's the ninth annual William K. Reilly awards. The EPA touts energy innovation leadership in Houston, TX, and the Houston city council approves the largest brownfield solar project in America.By TheClimate.org
 
“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” William Morris His head has been wrapped up in building and HVAC performance since the late 1980s. How does he sort through bringing his personal vision for his own home to reality? What’s it like actually living inside your theories? In this podcast, record…
 
I had an excellent chat with Leopold Aschenbrenner. Leopold is a grant winner from Tyler Cowen’s Emergent Ventures. He went to Columbia University, aged 15, and graduated in 2021 as valedictorian. (Contents below ↓ ↓ ). He is a researcher at the Global Priorities Institute, thinking about long-termism. He has drafted a provocative paper encompassin…
 
I chat with C. Thi Nguyen who used to be a food writer and is now a philosophy professor at University of Utah. Thi thinks about trust, art, games, and communities. We discuss his first book, Games: Agency as Art. The book is about how games are the art form that work in the medium of agency. We chat about the difference between play and games and …
 
In previous articles, we’ve blogged about Revolving Energy Funds. These funds are a great mechanism to finance climate action strategies. They are a self-sustaining funding mechanism, which you start with seed capital that you invest in sustainability projects, such as energy efficiency, water conservation, or solar projects, for example. The fund’…
 
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