Sea Change Radio Sustainability Innovators

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Sea Change Radio Sustainability Innovators

Sea Change is a a nationally syndicated weekly radio show and podcast covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability. This is an ongoing series about sustainability innovators.

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Unlocking The Kigali Amendment
The Montreal Protocol that was signed in 1987 is widely regarded as one of the most important pieces of international cooperation on environmental issues. It created a phased ban on chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, the principal culprit of the so-called hole in the ozone layer, now greatly diminished, due in large part to this agreement. Just this past weekend, nearly 30 years later,...
Oct 19, 2016 9:25 AM ET
Sono Motors: On The Sunny Side Of The Street
You know how hot your car gets on a sunny day? Wouldn’t it be great if all that sun-absorption could actually fuel your ride? Well, this week on Sea Change Radio we profile a small German startup called Sono Motors which is working on making that very thing happen. Sono Motors co-founder Jona Christians outlines how this automobile, draped in solar panels, will charge a battery for up to 250...
Oct 12, 2016 9:05 AM ET
Saving Our Skin: Conservation on Land and Sea
There’s more than one way to support ecological conservation. Today on Sea Change Radio we talk with two individuals working on different fronts for the same cause. First, host Alex Wise speaks with Dr. Paul Salaman, the CEO of the Rainforest Trust, an international conservation organization. They talk about the organization’s efforts to defend fragile ecosystems, the technologies they use to...
Oct 5, 2016 9:00 AM ET
Carolyn Lochhead on the Politics of Water
An issue that didn't come up in Monday's presidential debate, and unfortunately may not show up in subsequent debates either, is, "What are the candidates' water policies?" It is one of the most vital issues for all Americans, and for the globe, and yet it is almost never mentioned on the national political debate stage. But if you look for them, you'll find that each of the two major party...
Sep 28, 2016 9:10 AM ET
Jesse Jenkins: Decarbonization Deep Dive
What does decarbonization mean? Well, it’s not just what happens when your soda goes flat. Today on Sea Change Radio we talk with Jesse Jenkins, researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, about the decarbonization of the electric grid. We discuss the great progress being made in states like California, Texas, and New York, how fossil fuels and nuclear power might figure in the...
Sep 21, 2016 12:10 PM ET