COVID has presented huge challenges to healthcare, education and poverty reduction in India. We speak to the ‘social entrepreneurs’ working in the community to help people survive the pandemic.
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COP26: Feed the world without destroying the climate
23:59Food accounts for one-third of greenhouse gas emissions, so how can we make it sustainable? We talk to the author of Eating to Extinction about the risks of relying on a handful of food types, and learn how restaurants could play a big role in getting us to eat our greens. Guests: Dan Saladino, author of Eating to Extinction; Michael Oshman, founder and CEO of the Green Restaurants Association.
COP26: The Ocean - why our seas hold the key to tackling climate change
32:30Ahead of the COP26 climate summit, endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh takes us into icy - but warming - Arctic waters; UN envoy Peter Thomson calls on world leaders to act urgently to protect the ocean. And we head to the swamps of Colombia to find out why coastal ecosystems - mangroves, seagrasses and saltmarshes - are powerful allies in the fight against global warming.
What will climate change mean for me? A futurist’s 3 scenarios
33:23Can we avoid climate catastrophe? Salesforce ‘futurist’ Peter Schwartz sets out three main scenarios for the future of humanity. And US climate envoy John Kerry pops in during his travels to drum up support for climate action ahead of the Glasgow summit.
COP26 and climate change on Radio Davos
2:02As the world gathers for the COP26 climate summit, the weekly Radio Davos podcast looks for solutions to the crisis in areas such as energy, the ocean, forests and cities. Subscribe: https://pod.link/1504682164
‘Time for humanity to grow up’ - a taste of the Sustainable Development Impact Summit
28:07As UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on members of the United Nations to take climate action ahead of the November climate summit COP26, leaders from business, civil society and government met online at SDIS21. We get a flavour of the action.
Getting on the road to Glasgow: the Sustainable Development Impact Summit
31:50We take a preview of the Sustainable Development Impact Summit where business leaders will start to set out their stalls for the climate conference in November.
Christine Lagarde: the ECB chief talks COVID, climate and crypto
26:24The president of the European Central Bank, ranked the world’s second most powerful woman by Forbes, chats with World Economic Forum Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab about what the world needs to do to fully recover from the pandemic; the role of finance in fighting climate change; and why cryptocurrencies aren’t actually currencies at all.
India vs Virus: voices from the COVID front line
29:12COVID has presented huge challenges to healthcare, education and poverty reduction in India. We speak to the ‘social entrepreneurs’ working in the community to help people survive the pandemic.
Summer special - sharks and tunes
20:50As many in the northern hemisphere head to the beach, we dispel the 'Jaws' myths and find out why sharks are vital to the ocean and the planet. And Dutch musician Don Diablo drops a summer hit that will help re-forest parts of Africa. With: Andy Cornish, Global Shark & Ray Conservation Programme Leader at WWF Don Diablo, musician Wessel van Eeden, Marketing and Communications Director at Justdiggit
Olympics, soccer - sport and racism
26:28Racist reactions at Euro 2020, possible protests at the Tokyo Games, in this episode we ask whether sport unites us, or reveals the deepest and darkest divisions in society. Interviews: Business psychologist John Amaechi; sociology professor and author on racism and sport, Lori L. Martin; Olympic and Tour de France cyclist Nic Dlamini