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City Rising is a podcast that compares how different cities are approaching sustainability and climate solutions. We'll interview guests from various cities to discuss how our environment is connecting people, planet and creates future opportunities.

City Rising is a podcast that compares how different cities are approaching sustainability and climate solutions. We'll interview guests from various cities to discuss how our environment is connecting people, planet and creates future opportunities.
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United States

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City Rising is a podcast that compares how different cities are approaching sustainability and climate solutions. We'll interview guests from various cities to discuss how our environment is connecting people, planet and creates future opportunities.

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English

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Episodes

Season 2 Sneak Preview - July 2019

7/10/2019
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A new season of City Rising is coming in July 2019! Hear about guests including Judy Wicks and Adam Agalloco, topics and this season's theme: Energy!

Duration:00:00:44

How San Francisco Takes on Composting, Fast Fashion & More with Alexa Kielty

1/23/2019
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How does the "greenest" city in America divert compost and clothes from landfills? Alexa Kielty, Zero Wast Specialist of San Francisco talks about their journey with wins and hurdles in today's episode. This is a follow up from our last episode when we chatted about Zero Waste with Nic Esposito in Philadelphia. Tune in to learn: Episode resources: San Francisco Department of Environment Green Philly Where Can I Wednesday column CUSP

Duration:00:26:26

Cleaning up Philly's Trashy Reputation: Talking Zero Waste & Litter with Nic Esposito

11/21/2018
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How does Philadelphia tackle litter problems? We talk with Philadelphia's Zero Waste and Litter Director, Nic Esposito, to discuss Philly's litter problem, zero waste, recycling problems, our disposable culture and more in this episode of City Rising. Tune in to learn: Episode resources: CleanPHLNot in PhillyZero Waste & Litter trainingGreen Philly Where Can I Wednesday columnCircle Compost

Duration:00:38:57

How CUSP is making Climate Change Education FUN with Richard Johnson

11/14/2018
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How is Philly preparing for climate change? One group, the Climate & Urban Systems Partnership (CUSP), motivates residents to learn how these solutions are preparing our city for climate change and shows how, together, neighborhoods can make a real difference. We interview Richard Johnson of The Franklin Institute is the Manager of the Climate & Urban Systems Partnership to hear about what CUSP has accomplished in the past 5 years. If you liked this episode, please rate and review it...

Duration:00:27:07

How Orlando is Reimagining its City's Reputation with Chris Castro

11/7/2018
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On this episode of City Rising, we continue the conversation about how city government is taking the lead on climate action. Our special guest, Chris Castro is the City of Orlando’s Director of Sustainability & Resilience. Tune into this episode to find out: If you liked this episode, please rate and review it below! We want to hear from you! Subscribe to City Rising wherever you listen to podcasts. Email your feedback to contact@greenphillyblog.com. Find out when new episodes drop by...

Duration:00:31:37

How Philly is Tackling Climate Change with Christine Knapp

10/31/2018
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On this episode of City Rising, we explore what local government is doing to mitigate the impacts of climate change, while positively engaging all communities. Cities are stepping up where the federal government is letting us down. Our guest, Christine Knapp is the Executive Director for the Philadelphia Office of Sustainability (OOS), works with partners to improve quality of life in all neighborhoods, reduce the City’s carbon emissions, and prepare Philadelphia for a hotter, wetter...

Duration:00:22:49

How Philly Greens Buildings: 2030 District with Alex Dews

10/24/2018
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Alex Dews, Director of Green Building United, joins us to talk about the Philadelphia 2030 District, with goals including 50% reductions in energy use, water consumption, and transportation emissions (below baselines) by the year 2030. Find out how cities are combating climate change is changing the buildings we work, live and use every day. In this episode, you'll learn: This is episode 2 of the 2030 districts. If you haven't listened, go back and listen to Episode 2, with Angelica...

Duration:00:27:02

Where are Renewable Energy Jobs? Green Careers (Part 2 )

10/17/2018
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On this Episode of City Rising, we take an in-depth look into the green job landscape, the future of work and the climate action workforce. Special guest Emily Schapira is the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA), and she provides insight into her work with the Philadelphia Energy Campaign and how she merged her passion for a substantial energy-related problem into an impactful career path. If this is your first time tuning into City Rising, go back and listen to...

Duration:00:24:47

Future of Buildings: Pittsburgh 2030 District with Angelica Ciranni

10/10/2018
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How can we make the buildings in which we live, work and play more sustainable? With over 410 MILLION square feet of commercial building space and 960 member organizations, 2030 Districts are rapidly emerging as a new model for urban sustainability. 2030 districts are unique private/public partnerships committed to reducing energy use, water consumption, and transportation emissions. The 2030 District model provides measurable goals for improving building performance and enhancing...

Duration:00:33:37

Green Careers: Finding jobs, Keeping employees & Future workforce with Dan Smolen

10/3/2018
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On this Episode of City Rising, we take an in-depth look into the green job landscape, the future of work and the climate action workforce. Special guest based in Washington DC, Dan Smolen is an author, podcaster, and a passionate advocate for members of the workforce who want to make their dreams of doing meaningful work come true. Tune into this episode to learn: This is episode 1 of the Green Workforce: stay tuned for part two of the Green Workforce during episode 3, with Emily Shapira...

Duration:00:29:13

City Rising: Season Trailer

8/14/2018
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Co-hosts Julie Hancher and Brady Halligan introduce City Rising a new podcast about how cities are working on climate solutions. City Rising is hosted by Green Philly and The GREEN Program. For more information on City Rising, visit greenphillyblog.com/podcast. Email your feedback and questions to contact@greenphillyblog.com. Season One of City Rising is supported by the Climate & Urban Systems Partnership (CUSP). Visit www.CUSPproject.org for more info.

Duration:00:02:19