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We are the first generation in human history to have the data, to know what's coming and the last with a chance to do something about it. Welcome to the last environmentalist a show about leading edge climate change solutions, the innovators behind them, and the reasons why this is our moment for hope.

We are the first generation in human history to have the data, to know what's coming and the last with a chance to do something about it. Welcome to the last environmentalist a show about leading edge climate change solutions, the innovators behind them, and the reasons why this is our moment for hope.
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We are the first generation in human history to have the data, to know what's coming and the last with a chance to do something about it. Welcome to the last environmentalist a show about leading edge climate change solutions, the innovators behind them, and the reasons why this is our moment for hope.

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English

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Episodes

We Need It All - Products, Policies, and Protests to Solve Climate Change

11/12/2019
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LE012 - We Need It All - Products, Policies, and Protests to Solve Climate Change With climate skeptics that don’t believe in global warming still refusing to accept climate science, it can feel like it is impossible to solve the climate issues in front of us. You may be wondering how you can play a role and participate in reducing your impact on the environment and solve the climate change dilemma. If you are concerned about what you can do today, you may be surprised to know that you can...

Duration:00:29:10

Can Shopping Solve Our Climate Crisis?

11/5/2019
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LE011 Can Shopping Solve Our Climate Crisis? Can the way we shop solve climate change? Is green consumerism the answer to fixing the climate change problem? Could more people purchasing green products, like electric cars, and using renewable energy, like wind and solar power, really make a difference in combating global warming? Can it make the Earth a better place to live for future generations - or is it all for naught? According to one reporter for The Guardian, “green consumerism is a...

Duration:00:30:59

Super Climate Models: Getting Intimate and Interactive With Sexy Looking Climate Data

10/29/2019
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LE010 Super Climate Models: Getting Intimate and Interactive With Sexy Looking Climate Data Drew Jones is the co-founder and co-director of Climate Interactive, one of the world’s leading climate change think tanks and climate modeling firms. He is an expert on global climate change and energy issues and has written two op-eds for the Sunday New York Times. Drew is a clinical professor at the University of North Carolina, teaching Systems Thinking for Sustainable Enterprise. He is also an...

Duration:00:42:29

The Billion Dollar Company With The Mission To Reverse Global Warming

10/22/2019
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LE009 The Billion Dollar Company With A Mission To Reverse Global Warming Erin Meezan is the Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at Interface, the world’s largest designer and maker of carpet tile. At Interface, Erin gives a voice to the company’s conscience by ensuring the company’s strategy is aligned with its aggressive sustainability vision. She is responsible for Interface’s latest sustainability initiative, Climate Take Back, an initiative determined to address the largest...

Duration:00:36:19

Climate Change Is Here. Are We Ready?

10/15/2019
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LE008 Climate Change Is Here. Are We Ready For It? Emilie Mazzacurati is the founder and CEO of Four Twenty Seven, a mission-driven market intelligence and advisory company specialized in assessing the economic risks posed to large corporations and investors due to the climate change crisis. Her company helps business owners and investors understand the risks of climate change to their organization and how they can prepare and adapt to promote climate resiliency. Emilie has spoken on...

Duration:00:44:30

The Faceless Enemies of Climate Action

10/15/2019
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LE007 The Faceless Enemies of Climate Action What moves people from feeling indifferent about a cause or movement to taking big, bold action for change? Over the last year in my role as the CEO of the non-profit organization, The Collider, I’ve had the opportunity to explore and gain insight into what motivates people to move from indifference to taking massive, positive action to improve the environment and contend with climate change. In today’s episode, I discuss these “faceless...

Duration:00:27:17

The 21st Century Milkman And The Plan To Eliminate Waste

10/15/2019
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LE006 Meet the 21st Century Milkman and The Plan to Eliminate Waste Tom Szaky is the founder and CEO of TerraCycle, a global leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams. Founded in his freshman dorm room at Princeton in 2001, TerraCycle today operates in 21 countries, working with the world’s largest brands and companies to recycle products and packaging that currently go to landfill or incineration. In 2019, Terracycle introduced Loop, the world’s first shopping...

Duration:00:52:58

What Plasma Boy Taught Me About Electric Car Drag Racing

10/15/2019
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LE005 What Plasma Boy Taught Me About Electric Drag Car Racing John Wayland, a.k.a. Plasma Boy is an electric drag car racer in Oregon. While working at a warehouse, he took old forklift batteries to use in his 1974 Datsun, dubbing it “The White Zombie,” and turned it into an electric car. Since converting his car into an electric-powered vehicle, it now goes from 0 to 60 MPH in under three seconds and generates over 800 pounds of torque. So what does Plasma Boy’s story teach us about...

Duration:00:20:07

Climate Change Solutions Hidden In Plain Sight

10/15/2019
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LE004 Climate Change Solutions Are Hiding In Plain Sight Jigar Shah is the co-founder of Generate Capital, an investment and operating platform that invests in renewable assets and resources that will significantly help in solving the climate change crisis. He is the former CEO of Carbon War Room and founder of SunEdison where he pioneered the multi-billion-dollar solar market through the “no money down solar” initiative. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the...

Duration:00:41:28

The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever To Reverse Global Warming

10/15/2019
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LE003 The Most Comprehensive Plan to Reverse Global Warming Katharine Wilkinson is the Senior Writer of the New York Times bestseller, Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming. She is also Vice President of Communications and Engagement at Project Drawdown, the research organization focused on analyzing and identifying potential solutions to global climate change. Katharine holds a doctorate in geography and environment from Oxford where she was a Rhodes...

Duration:00:38:17

Snake Blood and a Billion Bicycles - How China Made Me An Environmentalist

10/15/2019
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LE002 Snake Blood and Bicycle Locks: How China Made Me An Environmentalist What made trigged my environmental consciousness? Why did I start to consider how my actions impacted our environment and the beautiful planet we live on? To answer this question, I need to take you back 25 years - to a time when I had recently graduated from college, spent a year enjoying life as a “ski bum,” and then moved to China to work as an English teacher at the Nanjing University of Science and...

Duration:00:29:10

Meet The Last Environmentalist

10/15/2019
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LE001 Meet The Last Environmentalist Welcome to the first episode of The Last Environmentalist Podcast, the show bringing you stories and insight from the innovators and heroes behind today’s climate change solutions. I’m your host, Josh Dorfman. Some quick background. I’m the former creator and host of The Lazy Environmentalist TV show on Sundance Channel and radio show on Sirius Satellite Radio. Today, I’m the founder & CEO of Simbly, a maker of modern, environmentally sustainable,...

Duration:00:17:36

Welcome to The Last Environmentalist

9/30/2019
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Welcome to The Last Environmentalist

Duration:00:05:09