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Tiny Climate Challenge

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A podcast for busy people who want to save the planet by completing one simple eco-challenge at a time. The vision for this show is to engage, educate and empower people to reduce their carbon footprint and solve our climate crisis by completing various small eco-challenges.

A podcast for busy people who want to save the planet by completing one simple eco-challenge at a time. The vision for this show is to engage, educate and empower people to reduce their carbon footprint and solve our climate crisis by completing various small eco-challenges.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast for busy people who want to save the planet by completing one simple eco-challenge at a time. The vision for this show is to engage, educate and empower people to reduce their carbon footprint and solve our climate crisis by completing various small eco-challenges.

Twitter:

@tinyclimate

Language:

English

Contact:

(858) 449-4229


Episodes

021 Brian Ettling: How to be a Climate Champion

8/4/2020
In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode, our Guest Expert Brian Ettling talks about his commitment to caring for our environment as a former National Park Ranger and current climate activist for Climate Reality Project, Citizens Climate Lobby, and Renew Oregon. He reminds us that we can all make a difference in the world by the way we vote, the products we buy, and the attitudes that we share with each other. His Tiny Climate Challenge for all of us is to get out into nature, initiate...

Duration:00:41:06

020 Ana Clara Farria: Global Climate Reality Leaders Unite

7/21/2020
In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode, our Guest Expert Ana Clara Faria talks about her experience attending a recent Climate Reality Project Leadership Corp training. She also shares her current efforts to engage, educate, and empower people on climate change in her home country, Brazil. Guest Challenger Bio Ana Clara Faria has a Bachelor of Journalism with a specialized degree in International Relations and Diplomacy. She is interested in writing about themes such as public policy,...

Duration:00:29:36

019 Taylor Leigh Cannizarro: Passion in Action

6/30/2020
In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode, we learn to create environmental and social impact with our Guest Expert Taylor Leigh Cannizarro. She inspires all of us to turn humanity's greatest threats into humanity's greatest opportunities through her work with Plastic Bank and invites us all to make our own impact in the world by joining her “Impact with Taylor” challenge. Guest Challenger Bio Meet Taylor Leigh Cannizzaro, Chief Alliance Officer at Plastic Bank, an economic development firm...

Duration:00:49:34

018 Erika Morgan: Watts Up with your Electricity Bill?

6/16/2020
In this Tiny Climate Challenge, our Guest Expert Erika Morgan is back to teach us how to read our electricity bills so that we can make our kilowatt-hours go a lot further to saving the planet. Guest Challenger Bio Erika Morgan is an independent clean energy consultant dedicated to speeding the transition to zero-carbon energy solutions. She works with non-profit and private entities, providing technical, operations and business facilitation, policy advocacy, and market development for...

Duration:00:53:25

017 April and May: Sustainability Survival Tips from the Quaran-Queens

5/12/2020
In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode, April and May (The Quaran-Queens) are back to talk about their sustainable swaps and drops and how they’re surviving the COVID-19 pandemic together. April Powers is a Quaran-Queen with a YouTube channel for everyone wondering how to cook in COVID times. She just started a bilingual children’s book and website called Finicky Fiona (Fiona Melindrosa for YouTube en español) to encourage children to eat the rainbow and to help people with allergies learn...

Duration:00:49:35

016 Marta Hynan: DIY Cleaning Supplies

4/21/2020
In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode our Guest Challenger Marta Hynan teaches us how easy it is to be a Zero Waste Badass by minimizing her waste and making her own do-it-yourself (DIY) cleaning supplies. Guest Challenger Bio Marta Hynan originally from Brazil is a fitness and cleaning professional living in San Diego, California. She loves the outdoors, nature, people and our planet and is committed to finding new ways to living sustainably. She believes in the importance of cleaning up...

Duration:00:23:13

015 Marina Qutab: The EcoGoddess

2/25/2020
In this Tiny Climate Challenge episode our Guest Expert, Marina Qutab (aka the Eco Goddess) teaches us how to be a Zero Waste Badass. She talks about how she tracked and reduced her trash and fit two years of her waste into a tiny mason jar. She also challenges all of us to embrace the philosophy of ecocentrism by becoming more resourceful in our own lives and creating our own DIY solutions for living more sustainably. Guest Challenger Bio Marina Qutab is the personality behind Eco...

Duration:00:37:00

014 Pia Piscitelli: Slow Fashion Challenger

2/4/2020
Pia Piscitelli committed to her own slow fashion challenge for an entire year in 2019. In this episode, she shares her best ideas and inspirations to help us all take eco-actions to create a more sustainable closet. Guest Challenger Bio Pia Piscitelli is passionate about eco-action and finding tangible ways to make a difference. For over five years, she has worked in environmental education organizations helping kids and adults take steps to live a more sustainable life. She was trained as...

Duration:00:48:46

013 Erika Lopez Lara: Slow Fashion Expert

1/21/2020
In this Tiny Climate Challenge, our Guest Expert Erika Lopez Lara talks about slow fashion, the alternative to fast fashion which advocates for good quality clothing that is friendly to consumers, producers, and our planet. She shares great tips for buying local, second-hand clothing, and participating in clothing swaps. Guest Challenger Bio Erika Lopez Lara is the Founder of WEEDS Association a non-profit that aims to empower people to solve the environmental crisis we are facing through...

Duration:00:15:42

012 Erika Morgan: A Good Traveler Program Champion

12/3/2019
In Tiny Climate Challenge Episode 12 our Guest Challenger and Energy Consultant Extraordinaire Erika Morgan talks about the benefits and ease of purchasing carbon offsets through The Good Traveler program for her recent car and air travel from San Diego to Boston. Guest Challenger Bio Erika Morgan is an independent clean energy consultant dedicated to speeding the transition to zero-carbon energy solutions. She works with non-profit and private entities, providing technical, operations and...

Duration:00:23:30

011 Paul Manasjan and Steve Statler: A Good Traveler Leaves No Trace

11/12/2019
www.TinyClimate.com In Tiny Climate Challenge Episode 11 our Guest Experts, Paul Manasjan and Steve Statler talk about The Good Traveler, a program they co-founded to engage the traveling public to fly carbon neutral through the purchase of carbon offsets. Their Tiny Climate Challenges for all of us is to purchase carbon offsets as individuals, organizations (private, public and non-profit), to promote sustainable conferences and events and encourage all airports to achieve carbon...

Duration:00:43:26

010 Christina Burress: Tiny Plastic EcoArt

10/29/2019
In Tiny Climate Challenge Episode 10 our Guest Challenger, poet and artist Christina Burress talks about how she uses found objects (tiny plastic trash that she picks up off our beaches) to create artwork while raising awareness of the threats of plastic ocean pollution. She also shares a reading of her powerful poem, “In the Crease”. Guest Challenger Information Christina Burress is passionate about teaching her students to notice the world around them for inspiration and healing....

Duration:00:40:26

009 Ashley Mazanec: EcoArts

10/11/2019
In Tiny Climate Challenge Episode 9 our Guest Expert Ashley Mazanec talks about the importance of EcoArts in addressing our climate crisis. Guest Expert Information Ashley Mazanec is an environmental policy and non-profit professional, eco-art educator, and eco musician committed to optimizing human and environmental health. As Assistant Executive Director of the San Diego Energy District, she is deeply invested in the future of clean energy in San Diego. Founding EcoArts Foundation in...

Duration:00:31:08

008 Mode Shifting: Tiny Mayela Gillan

9/26/2019
www.TinyClimate.com In Tiny Climate Challenge Episode 8 our Guest Challenger “Tiny Mayela” Gillan talks about how she reduced her carbon footprint by exploring alternative modes of transportation after she was forced to park her car for a week. Guest Challenger Mayela Gillan is currently getting her Masters Degree in Environmental Health Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley. She also works as a researcher with the State of California Office of Environmental Health Hazard...

Duration:00:31:45

007 Mode Shifting: John Biethan

9/13/2019
www.TinyClimate.com Get out of your car and into your life. Tiny Climate Challenge Episode 7 is all about our Guest Expert: John Biethan’s year-long journey to improve his quality of life by slowing down and driving less. Guest Expert Tiny Climate Challenge Expert: John Biethan is actively involved in helping organizations move from surviving to thriving utilizing the NEATT for non-profits program. John has been producing podcasts for 14+ years working primarily with socially responsible...

Duration:00:16:37

006 Idle Free: John Bottorff

8/29/2019
We Hold the Key to Being Idle Free. Tiny Climate Challenge Episode 6 is all about the simple act of turning off our engines and reducing our air pollution. Our Challenge Guest, John Bottorff from Clean Earth 4 Kids challenged himself to turning his car engine off to eliminate idling. Tiny Climate Challenge Guest: John Bottorff is a board member and Chief Informational Officer (CIO), for CleanEarth4Kids.org. He has donated thousands of hours to help students develop and deliver...

Duration:00:24:41

005 Idle Free: Clean Earth 4 Kids

8/16/2019
www.TinyClimate.com Tiny Climate Challenge Episode 5 is all about the simple act of turning off our engines and reducing our air pollution. Our Challenge Expert - Suzanne M. Hume and her fellow Youth Board Members, Hannah Smith, Li Phillips, and Gideon Phillips from CleanEarth4Kids join us to discuss how they’re helping school districts adopt Climate Action Plans and No Idling Resolutions. Tiny Climate Challenge Expert: Suzanne M. Hume is the educational director and founder of...

Duration:00:28:02

004 Plastic Surgery: Cutting Plastic Out of Our Lives

7/22/2019
Plastic Surgery: Cutting Plastic Out of Our Lives. Tiny Climate Challenge Episode 4 is all about minimizing waste, eliminating plastic from our daily lives and reducing our carbon footprint. @ 0:50 Our Challenge Guest - my lifelong best friend, April Powers and her kids learn to flex their sustainability muscle by eliminating single-use plastic from their school lunches and their dining experiences. @ 29:10 Our Challenge Expert, Lori Sommers from Waste Management provides us with an update...

Duration:00:53:18

003 Christine Bevilacqua: A Really Rotten Episode

6/10/2019
www.TinyClimate.com Tiny Climate Challenge Episode 3 is all about vermicomposting. Our Challenge Expert and Guest Christine Bevilacqua started vermicompost (aka worm compost bin) at her home to help reduce organic waste and her carbon footprint. Challenge Expert and Guest: Christine Bevilacqua was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, but has called Southern California her home for over 20 years. She has a Master's Degree in Urban Sustainability and experience with Environmental Justice,...

Duration:00:26:50

002 Moving to Mexico

4/19/2019
www.TinyClimate.com Mayela shares her inspiration for moving to Mexico along with a recitation of her poem “An Inconvenient Truth.” This poem was written at the conclusion of the Global Climate Action Summit 2018 to address climate change, personal relationships, power, and privilege. She shares it with her listeners in honor of Earth Day and National Poetry Month. People/Organizations Mentioned in Podcast Climate Reality ProjectFormer Vice President Al Gore, Founder, and Chairman of...

Duration:00:13:05