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CESaRE Voices

CESaRE Voices

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Welcome to CESaRE Voices! Where we bring Caribbean research in the environmental sciences and renewable energy closer to you.

Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he discusses a range of pertinent topics with leading voices from the Caribbean.

How can you make more individual and low-carbon impact? Which groups are most vulnerable to climate change? Who is leading the small island race to net-zero? All these questions and more are explored in CESaRE Voices! Tune in to connect to our region's research.
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Episode 14 - Electrification and Renewables mean security

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Episode 15 - Sustainable Development and Education
This episode explores the role of leadership in streamlining Caribbean efforts towards sustainable development as well as the role and power of education in changing lives. As Small Island Developing States (SIDS), activism must play a major role in our pursuit of the UN Sustainability Goals. CESaRE recognizes these efforts and this episode features two Caribbean youth activists. Kimar Hinds, a management student, and philanthropist Gabrielle Gay join our host Jelani Blake to discuss trending issues affecting the Caribbean today.
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August 05, 2022
Episode 14 - Electrification and Renewables mean security
The world is currently in an energy 'insecure' state with many factors at play but one thing is very clear ... SIDS are vulnerable to fuel shocks and prices. So, what do we do? Electric interisland ferries? More EVs on the road? Perhaps we simply need more solar PV in the Caribbean? Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he explores these questions and more with our guests!
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June 24, 2022
Episode 13 - Caribbean Sustainable Finance. What does it mean for us?
The issues surrounding money seem to stem from its misuse and uneven distribution on a global scale. This episode examines the role that finance plays in contemporary issues such as climate change and social inequality on a global and regional level. Our guests, Christopher Straughn and Colin Bogle join our host Jelani Blake to discuss everything from sustainable projects to sustainable funding on this episode of CESaRE voices.
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February 13, 2022
Episode 12 - Communicating Sargassum in the Caribbean
We join forces with The Sargassum Podcast team for this special Earth Day release (public launch). In this episode we discuss the implications of Sargassum blooms in the Caribbean and the impact they have on local communities and economies. Don't worry, there is some hope thrown in there as well! Our guests, Franziska Elmer, Mar Fernández-Méndez, and Robby Thigpen join our host Jelani Blake to discuss everything from risks to opportunities, to gaps in our scientific communication.  Don't forget to support us on Patreon or you can make a one-off donation here. Every bit counts to help us reach even more followers!
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April 19, 2021
Episode 11 - Caribbean Sustainable Development and the New US Administration
Our host Jelani Blake tackles Caribbean sustainable policy with Dr. Kalim Shah from the Biden School at the University of Delaware. What does the transition from Trump to Biden mean for the Caribbean and U.S. relations? We explore this question and others in our first episode for the 2021 season!  Remember, our donors hear this first! If you would like to support CESaRE Voices, please visit our website or at Patreon to lend your support!
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March 25, 2021
Episode 10 - Tertiary Lessons from Abroad
Moving away to study is not always the easiest thing for many of our brightest minds. Yet, what can we learn from their experiences to help strengthen Caribbean tertiary education? Join us as we interview talented Caribbean students who have lived and studied abroad but are now trying their best to give back to the region.
26:00
August 17, 2020
Episode 9 - Coronavirus and Caribbean Resilience
Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he explores the latest research coming out of the Caribbean from our region's leading experts. In this extended episode, we explore the good, the bad and the resilient implications of the Coronavirus pandemic in the Caribbean. Listen today as we bring you the leading voices in the region!
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May 27, 2020
Episode 8 - Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa (Pt. 2)
Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he explores the latest research coming out of the Caribbean from our region's leading experts. In Part 2 of this 2-part CESaRE Voices episode, we will discuss importance of research and access to data while assessing the state of energy reform in the Caribbean.
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March 07, 2020
Episode 7 - Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa (Pt. 1)
Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he explores the latest research coming out of the Caribbean from our region's leading experts. This episode, we explore the integration of renewable technology and system design in Sub-Sharan Africa to find new ways to look at power infrastructure and creating new pathways in the energy sector growth in part 1 of this CESaRE voices episode.
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March 06, 2020
Episode 6 - Understanding Caribbean Policy
Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he explores the latest research coming out of the Caribbean from our region's leading experts. This episode, we explore UN Sustainable Development Goals to balancing human prosperity with protecting the planet. What is the most fundamental aspect of it?
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March 06, 2020
Episode 5 - Knowledge sharing among SIDS
Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he explores the latest research coming out of the Caribbean from our region's leading experts. This episode we tackle sharing knowledge among the small island developing states.
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March 06, 2020
Episode 4 - Can Electric Vehicles Revolutionise the Caribbean?
Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he explores the latest research coming out of the Caribbean from our region's leading experts. This episode, we explore the rise of electric vehicles in the Caribbean and the role that they play in making out region energy secure and more climate-resilient.
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August 14, 2019
Episode 3 - Is Caribbean Academia doing Enough
Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he explores the latest research coming out of the Caribbean from our region's leading experts.
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March 28, 2019
Episode 2 - Environmental Economics and Agriculture (Pt. 2)
Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he explores the latest research coming out of the Caribbean from our region's leading experts.
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January 30, 2019
Episode 1 - Climate Change and Renewable Energy in the Caribbean (Pt. 1)
Join our host, Jelani Blake, as he explores the latest research coming out of the Caribbean from our region's leading experts.
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January 24, 2019