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Eco Alarm

Eco Alarm

By Eco Alarm Podcast
Our mission is to share the stories of progress and success in the environmental sphere. By interviewing professionals, students, entrepreneurs, and professors, we hope to expand our understanding of this planet and sound the alarm for practical change!
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Ep. 14: How Video Games and Clean Tech Can Inspire Climate Action
This week we talked to Mark Bernstein, former USC Professor and now the founder of Earthshot: a non-profit combining video games and the green tech to fight climate change. Tune into this episode to see how Earthshot came to be and where Mark sees it going next! Action Items: Follow Earthshot on Instagram: @earthshot.us Check out the Earthshot website: https://www.earthshot.us Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn  @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/ Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form!
29:16
April 22, 2022
Ep. 13: Breaking Down the Misconceptions of Electric Vehicles
This week we talked to Zan Dubin Scott. She is the owner of ZDS Communications, a PR firm that specializes in social impact firms. Outside of communications, she is the founder of Drive Electric Earth Day (DEED) and National Drive Electric Week. Tune in to learn more about EVs and debunk some common misconceptions! Action Items: Follow Zan on Twitter: @zandubinscott Get involved in Drive Electric Earth Day (DEED): https://driveelectricearthday.org/events-list?sort=loc Check Out National Drive Electric Week: https://driveelectricweek.org/index Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn  @ecoalarmpodcast, or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form!
16:16
April 08, 2022
Ep. 12: Can Nature Have Its Own Rights?
This week we talked to Mari Margil, executive director at the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights (CDER)! CDER works with governments, tribal nations, indigenous communities, civil society, and grassroots activists to protect the human right to a healthy environment and establish the rights of the environment itself – the rights of nature. This means securing the highest level of legal protection for humans and nature through the recognition of legal rights. Tune in to hear more about Mari's recent work and get an inside scoop on how CDER accomplishes these goals!  Action Items: Follow @centerforenvironmentalrights Visit the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights website: https://www.centerforenvironmentalrights.org/ Volunteer or intern at CDER! https://www.centerforenvironmentalrights.org/volunteer Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form!
53:04
March 25, 2022
Ep. 11: Uncovering the Research Behind LA's Environmental Health Crisis
This week we talked to Jessica Santos, a public policy student and researcher at USC. If you want to learn more about oil drilling in L.A., environmental justice, and community research, among other things you won’t want to miss out! Action Items: Follow Jessica on Twitter: @JessicaG_Santos Learn more about EH MATTERS!: https://envhealthcenters.usc.edu/ehmatters Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn  @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form!
25:01
March 11, 2022
Ep. 10: Exploring Conservative Approaches to Environmental Issues
On this week's episode, we talk to USC alum Sahil Nanwandi who is a spokesperson for republicEn - a conservative environmental conservation organization. Tune in to dismantle misconceptions of conservative environmentalists, address critical views on mainstream environmental policy, and discover republican approaches to our climate crisis.  Action Items: Follow: @republicen Check out the republicEn website: https://republicen.org/ Follow: @yccdaction Check out Young Conversatives for Carbon Dividends: https://www.yccdaction.org/ Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn  @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form! Want a shout out on our instagram? Fill out our mini-episode form!
30:58
February 25, 2022
Ep. 9: Sustainable Investing with Carbon Collective
This week we talk to USC alum Breene Murphy about his role as the VP of Strategy and Marketing at Carbon Collective, a sustainable asset manager. Buckle in for an exciting episode discussing all things sustainable investing including an inside look into Carbon Collective's climate index. Breene also offers some great career advice on balancing your passions with your skillset! Action Items: Follow @carbon.collective  Connect with Breene: breene@carboncollective.co   Check out Carbon Collective's climate index: https://www.carboncollective.co/climate-index Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form! Want a shout-out on our Instagram? Fill out our mini-episode form!
37:17
February 11, 2022
Ep. 8: Crisis and Campaign: Exploring Environmental Issues Through Film and Public Policy
Interested in documentary filmmaking, public policy, or even just taking care of our environment in general? Then you don’t want to miss our first episode of this season with Jaime Lopez! Listen in to hear details about Jaime’s work in local government and get a behind-the-scenes scoop on his new documentary: Crisis and Campaign. Action Items: Check out Jaime's newest documentary Crisis and Campaign View his previous documentary Hex Chrome and the Community Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form! Want a shout-out on our Instagram? Fill out our mini-episode form!
38:30
January 28, 2022
Ep. 7: Voiz Reviews: How Gen-Z is Holding Corporations Accountable
Greenwashing has become one of the biggest issues facing the sustainability movement. That’s why our guests Diego Espinosa and Vickie Onodera started Voiz Reviews, a gen-z led educational non-profits that equip consumers with the knowledge to make more sustainable choices and hold corporations accountable. Join us for this special two guest episode where Vickie and Diego explain why they started Voiz as well as how you can get involved! Action Items: Keep up with Voiz on their Instagram: @voiz.sustainability Learn more about Voiz, their internship, and read reviews!: https://www.voizreviews.com/ Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn  @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form! Want a shout-out on our Instagram? Fill out our mini-episode form!
39:50
December 03, 2021
Ep. 6: How the Ta-Bee App is Making Recycling Easier
A typical American produces over 1,600 pounds of trash per year, but thankfully Ta-bee is here to help! Today we interviewed Akhtan Tumyshev the founder of the Ta-Bee app, a recycling pick-up service that offers junk removal, shredding, and donations. Listen in to hear more about how he created the app and made the transition from the oil industry to sustainability! Action Items: Keep up with Ta-bee on their Instagram: @tabee_app Learn more about them and download the app!: https://tabeeecoservices.com/ Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn  @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form! Want a shout-out on our Instagram? Fill out our mini-episode form!
17:00
November 19, 2021
Ep. 5: Sole2Soul: How Russell’s Working Towards Change One Shoe at a Time
Did you know that each year in America, 300 million pairs of shoes are thrown away, taking an average of 30 to 40 years for just one pair to decompose? Today we interviewed Russell Agustin, founder of Sole2Soul, a nonprofit focused on solving this issue while empowering youth from all over the world. Action Items: Keep up with Sole2Soul on their Instagram: @sole2soul2017 Learn more about them and how to donate shoes on their website: https://sole2soul.xyz/ Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn  @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form! Want a shout-out on our Instagram? Fill out our mini-episode form!
23:50
November 05, 2021
Ep. 4: Meet Pique Action: The Media Company Fighting Doom Scrolling
Doom Scrolling: the feeling where the endless social media posts about our climate crisis seem never-ending, leaving you hopeless. Just like our podcast, Pique Action is here to put an end to this feeling. Pique is a media company dedicated to sharing climate solutions during a time of environmental anxiety. Our conversation with Kip Pastor, the founder and CEO, dives into how he started the company, what goes into running a media company, and advice for those interested in media and sustainability! Action Items: Keep up with Pique on their Instagram: @piqueaction Learn more about them on their website: https://www.piqueaction.com/ Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn  @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form! Want a shout-out on our Instagram? Fill out our mini-episode form!
22:49
October 29, 2021
Ep. 3: DivestSC: How Students Successfully Demanded an End to USC’s Fossil Fuel Ties
Ever wondered how to start and execute a successful student protest? Interested in divestment and the role it plays in environmental progress? Well, you’re in luck! In this episode, DivestSC co-founder and recent USC alumni, Nathaniel Hyman walks us through creating this organization and ultimately getting USC to divest from fossil fuel assets. Along the way, we get an inside scoop into the factors that made them successful and what DivestSC plans to do in the future. Action Items: Keep up with DivestSC on their Instagram: @divest.sc Learn more about them on their website: https://divestsc.org/ Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn  @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form! Want a shout-out on our Instagram? Fill out our mini-episode form!
31:38
October 22, 2021
Ep. 2: Redefining Grassroots Activism with Doorae Shin
Curious about the intersection of activism, veganism, feminism, and psychedelics? Want to learn how grassroots organizing led to a statewide Styrofoam ban? Interested in ocean conservation? We cover it all in this episode of Eco Alarm with our guest Doorae Shin, Chapter Coordinator for Surfrider Oahu! Action Items: Keep up with Doorae on Instagram: @hiphipdoorae  Learn more about Surfrider and locate your chapter on their website: https://www.surfrider.org/ USC Student? Check out USC Surfrider: @uscsurfrider  Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn  @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form! Want a shout-out on our Instagram? Fill out our mini-episode form!
38:17
October 08, 2021
Ep. 1: What is USC Doing About Sustainability on Campus?
From advocating for sustainable housing as a UCLA college student to working as a USC Sustainability Specialist, this week’s guest Elias Platte-Bermeo brings a wealth of knowledge about how both students and collegiate institutions can effect change in our environment. Tune in to hear more about Elias’s transition from student to professional and get an inside scoop on USC’s sustainability plans! Action Items: Follow @green.usc Visit the USC Office of Sustainability website: https://green.usc.edu/ Subscribe to the sustainability office newsletter Want more ways to get involved or learn more about Eco Alarm? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn @ecoalarmpodcast or check out our website: https://ecoalarmpodcast.com/  Interested in being a guest? Fill out our speaker form! Want a shout-out on our Instagram? Fill out our mini-episode form!
48:18
September 24, 2021
Welcome to Eco Alarm!
Interested in sustainability and want to know how to get involved? Well you're in the right place! Every other Friday, we will be interviewing environmental change makers and posting tangible ways to make an impact on our instagram @ecoalarmpodcast
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September 12, 2021