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Your Planet News Briefing

Your Planet News Briefing

By Ralph & John
Every week, we provide quick highlights on climate change news as it pertains to Business, Technology, Politics, and Science. We also dive into a topic that is particularly trending that week.

Join us on a mission to a carbon neutral world by learning about the impacts that really matter.
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Corruption, Climate Change's Worst Enemy?
Climate change related headlines from the past week. UPDATE: We will be transitioning these headlines to a newsletter ONLY and only recording the pod when we have guests on the show. Subscribe to the news letter at https://yourplanet.substack.com/
12:28
June 19, 2020
4.5x Hurricane Multiplier
Climate change related headlines from the past week.
10:18
June 14, 2020
Engaging in climate science
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being a terrific interview with climate scientist, author and environmentalist - Dr Shahir Masri.
39:28
June 6, 2020
Shorter trees??
Climate change related headlines from the past week, including briefs around COP26, the TCFD, Amazon, and... shorter trees!
21:11
May 31, 2020
Top-10 ways to lower CO2
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being about the top-10 things that you can do to lower your annual carbon footprint.
25:07
May 24, 2020
Planet of the Humans
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being about “Planet of the Humans” - a new documentary produced by Academy Award winning filmmaker, Michael Moore.
31:58
May 17, 2020
ESG investing for the climate
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being an interview with special guest Zoe Abbott Boyd, about ESG investing and how it can have a positive impact on the climate and environment.
45:50
May 8, 2020
One Save a Day, Everyday
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being an interview with the Founder of One Save a Day.
34:44
May 2, 2020
ED 2020 (Earth Day 2020)
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being about the 50th anniversary of Earth Day!
21:43
April 26, 2020
Vertical farming for the future
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being an interview with special guest Jamie Burrows - the Founder and CEO of Vertical Future (www.verticalfuture.co.uk and minicrops.com)
40:27
April 17, 2020
Corona got us cooking!
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being sustainable eating.
23:36
April 10, 2020
Super Bowl (COP) XXVI
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being the postponement of COP26.
27:04
April 4, 2020
Recession New Deal
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature the recession and the prospects of a Green New Deal now.
30:42
March 27, 2020
Wine not?
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being the global wine supply.
23:35
March 21, 2020
Your Planet News Briefing
Every week we share politics, business, tech and science news it relates to the climate crisis. In each episode, we also dive into a topic that may be particularly trending that week. Please join us on a mission to a carbon neutral world through learning, action and impact!
00:53
March 20, 2020
Water is life... let’s protect it!
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being the global water crisis.
33:45
March 14, 2020
COVID-19 = less GHGs in China
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being how the coronavirus has caused a dramatic, and sudden, drop in greenhouse gas emissions in China.
20:06
March 6, 2020
She’s the “antidote” to Greta...
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being about Naomi Seibt, the “anti Greta.”
27:33
February 29, 2020
Amazon CEO commits a lot of $
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being Jeff Bezos’ $10bn pledge to fight the climate crisis.
23:57
February 22, 2020
BP wants to redefine big oil
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being about BP’s pledge to cut their emissions to zero.
27:26
February 15, 2020
Climate objectives of “FAANG”
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being “FAANG” (i.e. Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google) and their respective environmental and sustainability objectives.
36:26
February 8, 2020
Carbon footprint of musicians
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being the impact, reach and influence that popular music artists can have on the environment. (Links referenced during the episode include: https://offsetimpact.com ; http://yesyourimpact.com ; https://www.rollingstone.com/interactive/artists-going-green/#dave-matthews )
29:00
February 1, 2020
Davos 2020 - climate highlights
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - Davos 2020, where climate change and sustainability was the top priority. (Note: the link to “Your Impact”, the carbon offset product that Ralph mentioned during his his “stop lights” is, https://offsetimpact.com/ )
29:49
January 25, 2020
Renewable Energy 101
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - 100% clean renewable energy (TIP: listen to this episode at a higher speed - we noticed we took more pauses than normal... there was intense research and thinking in progress!!) Other show notes: link to the Science Alert article that focused on the Stanford University study, https://www.sciencealert.com/stanford-researchers-have-a-plan-to-tackle-the-climate-emergency ; and, link to the product mentioned at the end of this episode - Your Impact Offset, https://offsetimpact.com/
43:13
January 19, 2020
Climate justice for all
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - climate justice
37:39
January 12, 2020
Do good things in 2020
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - new year (climate related) resolutions.
32:21
January 4, 2020
Your planet in 2019
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - 2019 climate news in review.
36:07
December 28, 2019
Floating mirrors in outer space
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - geoengineering
33:58
December 22, 2019
Climate change, winter blues
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - different types of climate change related anxiety.
28:25
December 14, 2019
COP25, Party in Madrid
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - the COP25 in Madrid.
29:09
December 7, 2019
1.5 degrees... who’s on track?
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - the Annual UNEP Emissions Report.
22:58
November 30, 2019
Thanksgiving... climate impacts?
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - Thanksgiving Day, and the impacts to the planet.
20:13
November 23, 2019
Greta sails back to Europe
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - Greta Thunberg, the Swedish student activist.
28:36
November 17, 2019
Fashion’s impact on our planet
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - apparel’s effects on our planet.
23:11
November 10, 2019
California is burning
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - the California wildfires.
22:42
November 3, 2019
Fossil fuel giant gets sued
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - Fossil fuel giant Exxon is getting sued for deceiving investors on climate change risks.
16:38
October 25, 2019
Google x Climate Change Deniers
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being - Google making significant contributions to climate change deniers.
16:23
October 18, 2019
Extinction Rebellion, explained
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being the global Extinction Rebellion protests.
19:18
October 11, 2019
Ice calving the size of LA
Climate change related headlines from the past week, with the main feature being the ice calving in Antarctica.
08:08
October 6, 2019