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Episode 116: Interview with Johan Frijns, the director of BankTrack, whose mission is to stop banks from financing harmful business activities.

Interview with Johan Frijns, the director of BankTrack, a Netherlands based international tracking, campaigning and civil society support organisation whose mission is to stop banks from financing harmful business...

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Episode 115: Interview with John Clark, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University, director of La Terre Institute for Community and Ecology

John Clark Professor Emeritus at Loyola University, and director of La Terre Institute for Community and Ecology, discusses his latest book Between Earth and Empire: From the Necrocene to...

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Episode 108: Interview with Jagdeesh Rao, the Chief Executive of the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) in India.

Interview with Jagdeesh Rao, the Chief Executive of the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) in India, discussing the vital ecological restoration and conservation work that FES does on land...

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Episode 114: Professor Tim Lenton discusses Gaia 2.0

In this interview, Professor Tim Lenton discusses his work with Bruno Latour, exploring how humans could add some level of self-awareness to Earth's self-regulation.

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Episode 113: Interview with Jagdeesh Rao, the Chief Executive of the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) in India,

Interview with Jagdeesh Rao, the Chief Executive of the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) in India, discussing the ecological restoration and conservation of land and water resources in ecologically...

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Episode 112: Interview with David Loy, professor, writer, and Zen teacher of Japanese Zen Buddhism

In this episode, David Loy explores Japanese Zen Buddhism and the social implications and challenges especially as it encounters modernity.

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Episode 107: Interview with Austin Whitman CEO of Climate Neutral, US based consumer-focused climate certification company

Austin Whitman talks about the growth and development of Climate Neutral

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Episode 111: An interview with Dr. Harriet Bulkeley, Professor of Geography

In this episode, we talk with Professor Harriet Bulkely about the effectiveness of different approaches to climate governance and the possibility of a green recovery.

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Episode 110: Interview with Alexander Dunlap, Social Anthropologist

In this episode, we discuss the social and ecological impact of so-called renewable energy, and how to actually think about the impact of its development, with Dr. Alexander Dunlap....

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Episode 109: Interview with writer Andri Snær Magnason

In today's interview with writer Andri Snær Magnason, we explore Andri's use of his writing talent as a force for activism.

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Episode 106: Kate Roll, Head of Teaching and Assistant Professor at Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

Bringing her background in international development, Kate discusses inclusive business and the concept of bottom of the pyramid development and it's consequences for corporations and impoverished populations. Kate also...

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Episode 108: Interview with Arran Stibbe, Professor of Ecological Linguistics

In this interview with Dr. Arran Stibbe, we discuss ecolinguistics, or how language influences the way we treat the environment.

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Episode 107: Interview with Joel Bakan, author, filmmaker and Law Professor

In this episode, we meet with Joel Bakan to discuss the interesting role corporations play in solving - or inhibiting - sustainability. Many corporations claim to be walking the...

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Episode 106: Interview with Danny Dorling, social geographer and Professor of Geography

In this episode we talk with Danny Dorling, social geographer and Professor of Geography, about his views on many topics, much of which relates to large changes we see...

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Episode 105: Aparna Hegde Founder of ARMMAN

In this interview, Dr. Aparna Hegde, an internationally renowned Urogynecologist and the founder of the NGO, ARMMAN (Advancing Reduction in Mortality and Morbidity of Mothers, Children and Neonates) shares...

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Episode 105: Interview with Roman Krznaric, public philosopher, author of The Good Ancestor

In this episode, we talk with Roman Krznaric about the necessity of overcoming our society's short-termism and discounting of future generations. Roman argues we need to see beyond the...

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Episode 104: An interview with Professor Kari Norgaard

In this episode, we dive into understanding denialism and justice dimensions that are gaining visibility with Professor Kari Norgaard. She talks about how we collectively experience and shape things...

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Episode 103: Interview with Dr. Frances Fox Piven, social scientist, activist and professor

Professor Frances Fox Piven talks about this unique moment in United States history and the complexities of collective action and protest.

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Episode 104: Interview with Celina de Sola, Founder of Glasswing International

Celina de Sola, founder of Glasswing International is accelerating community development by tearing down walls between government, business, and community groups, building a new culture of shared responsibility and...

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Episode 102: Interview with Rob Nixon, Professor in the Humanities and the Environment

In this episode we dive into a discussion with Rob Nixon on climate change denialism, the difficulty of understanding and drawing attention to "slow violence," and in particular, the...

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Episode 101: Interview with Eric Holthaus, meteorologist, writer and ecosocialist

In this episode, we talk with Eric Holthaus about his outlook for the future with climate change. Although our circumstances are certainly dire and much damage has already been...

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Episode 100: Interview with Anne Poelina, Indigenous Australian and Nyikina Traditional Custodian

In this, the 100th episode of the Sustainability Agenda, we speak to Dr. Anne Poelina an indigenous Australian academic and human and earth rights activist. Dr. Poelina explains her...

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Episode 103: Interview with Kendis Paris, Founder of Truckers Against Trafficking

Kendis Paris is the founder of Truckers Against Trafficking, (TAT) founded in 2011. Beginning with the trucking industry, Kendis is building an anti-human trafficking movement model that could be...

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Episode 99: Interview with Rebecca Henderson, Economist and University Professor

In this episode we meet with Dr. Rebecca Henderson to discuss her ideas on how to reimagine capitalism, ideas at the heart of the new book, Reimagining Capitalism in...

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Episode 6: Silvia Bastante de Unverhau discusses funding systems change

Silvia Bastante de Unverhau is a leading expert in philanthropy, with over 20 years of experience working across the international development, non-profit, business, and government sectors. She is currently the Chief...

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Episode 98: Interview with author Rutger Bregman, author of Humankind

In today’s episode we talk with Rutger Bregman about the ideas underlying his thought-provoking new book, Humankind. Rutger Bregman is a historian and author. He has published five books...

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Episode 97: Interview with Jeremy Lent, author of The Patterning Instinct

In this episode, we meet for the second time with Jeremy Lent and discuss the present time with COVID-19. Jeremy identifies how this disruption in our normal lives is...

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Episode 5: Interview with Kendis Paris, founder Truckers Against Trafficking

Kendis Paris founded Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), an organization that mobilizes the US trucking industry to fight human trafficking. TAT has registered and trained more than 850,000 professional drivers....

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Episode 96: Interview with Geoff Mann Director of the Centre for Global Political Economy, Simon Fraser University

Geoff is Director of the Centre for Global Political Economy, Simon Fraser University in Canada- his teaching and research concern the politics and political economy of capitalism. Geoff the...

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Episode 4: Michael Sani discusses the evolving roles of a social entrepreneur

Michael Sani founded Bite the Ballot (BTB), an organization in the UK that mobilizes young people to vote. BTB started as an idea in one classroom and grew...

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Episode 102: Interview with Narayan Dhakal, Executive Director of Nepalese NGO, EcoHimal Nepal

EcoHimal Nepal is non-government organization (NGO) founded in 2009 with the goal of achieving sustainable development through community empowerment in Nepal’s mountain areas.  It has almost two decades of...

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Episode 95: An interview with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, atmospheric scientist

In this episode, we meet with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist who focuses on projecting and communicating tangible, local effects of climate change to increase people’s willingness to...

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Episode 94: Interview with Will Steffen, climate scientist

In today’s episode, we discuss Earth System science and tipping points with Will Steffen. We often hear about tipping points in relation to climate change–the dangers of arctic ice...

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Episode 3: Interview with Jeroo Billimoria, founder of Childline India, Aflatoun and Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI)

Jeroo Billimoria is the founder of many successful social ventures, including Childline India, a network of over 1000 organizations that provide support to millions of children each year, especially...

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Episode 93: Interview with Eva Gladek, CEO of Metabolic and circular economy leader

In this episode we speak with Eva Gladek, founder and CEO of Metabolic, and a leader in the space of circular economies. She talks about the importance of resilience...

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Episode 2: interview with Jordan Kassalow, the founder of VisionSpring, and co-founder EYElliance

In this episode we explore a number of key questions at the heart of systems change: What is the motivation behind systems change? What are the differences and relationships...

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