One of the best things you can do to fight climate change is to become informed on what helps or harms the environment and then share what you’ve learned with others. That’s why we love talking to the experts working in the field and sharing those discussions on our podcast, Raising Healthy Families with Moms Meet and KIWI. Here are three episodes from the last three seasons to help you understand the pressing issues we face and learn how you can make an impact in the climate crisis.
Are Some Climate Solutions More Impactful Than Others? An Interview with an Environmental Scientist
It’s easy to feel powerless in the face of climate change. With the constant bombardment of information it can be hard to know what the right actions are to take. In this episode, hear from the executive director of Project Drawdown, Dr. Jonathan Foley, about the many ways carbon drawdown is being used to fight the climate crisis. We’re digging into what that means, ways we as parents can help, everyday scientific solutions, and more.
Dr. Jonathan Foley the Executive Director of Project Drawdown and a world-renowned environmental scientist, sustainability expert, author, and public speaker. His work is focused on understanding our changing planet, and finding new solutions to sustain the climate, ecosystems, and natural resources we all depend on.
Diving Deeper Into The Plastic Pollution Crisis With Expert and Plastic Oceans CEO Julie Anderson
It’s in our waterways, food, and even our bodies. Now more than ever, we need to take steps to solve the environmental crisis that is plastic. In this episode, hear from Plastic Oceans CEO, Julie Andersen, about the dramatic impact of plastic pollution and what you can do to help. Fighting against plastic pollution is crucial for the wellbeing of our planet and directly affects all of our health.
Julie Andersen is the CEO of Plastic Oceans International and a lifelong public health advocate focused on the communication of science and disruption of societal barriers to protect human health and the environment from the negative effects of industrial development. Julie’s Plastic Oceans work combines her career protecting human and environmental health, life sciences education and love for the ocean.
Why Moms Are So Crucial in the Fight Against Climate Change
The climate crisis is top of mind for many as wildfires, floods, droughts, and insane weather threaten the globe. But it’s not all doom and gloom! Hear from Dr. Joellen Russell of Science Moms, a highly-accredited climate scientist and mom, about why moms are so important in this battle and how we can fight climate change. We are not powerless in the face of this global crisis and have the time and ability to stop the worst from happening.
Dr. Joellen Russell is the Thomas R. Brown Distinguished Chair of Integrative Science, Professor at the University of Arizona in the Department of Geosciences, and a mom of two. She currently serves as chair of the NOAA Science Advisory Board’s Climate Working Group, as an Objective Leader for the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research’s AntarcticClimate21, and on the National Center for Atmospheric Research’s Community Earth System Model Advisory Board.
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