Outrage and Optimism

Face the climate crisis head on, but understand that we have the power to solve this. From former UN Chief Christiana Figueres and the team who brought you the Paris Agreement, this podcast about issues and politics will inform you, inspire you and help you realize that this is the most exciting time in history to be alive.

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episode 10: Corona and Climate (1): Coming Back Stronger with the Teaching of Thich Nhat Hanh


We're doing something new! This is the first episode on a multiple week journey to discover how we can come back from the crisis of COVID-19 better and stronger in our fight against climate change. In this episode, we are joined by Sister True...


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episode 9: Caring in the Times of Corona


As the news rolls in everyday from COVID-19, we take a pause to reflect on this past week. The sudden change in human behavior, how governments have done massive interventions to protect citizens, the ambition and action of businesses to slow...


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episode 8: Coronavirus and Climate Change + Live #TheFutureWeChoose Q+A


With everyone grounded because of COVID-19, Tom and Paul dial each other from their homes in the UK to discuss just what Coronavirus is bringing to light about how we respond to a crisis. We manage to get Christiana on the phone for an update from the...


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episode 7: Stella McCartney is Choosing a Fashionable Future


Christiana skips over to Paris Fashion Week to meet up with Stella McCartney, sustainable fashion designer. Stella's luxury fashion brand has been animal-free since their founding in 2001. She and Christiana sneak 60 journalists into a secret event at...


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episode 6: A Live Conversation about "The Future We Choose" with Tom Friedman


This week we're LIVE for a #TheFutureWeChoose conversation with NYT columnist and 3 time Pulitzer Prize winner, Tom Friedman. The book is out! You can officially order it now wherever books are sold! Here's the link to order your copy now: This...


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episode 5: John Kerry is Here and He's Not Messing Around


The most consequential event this year in climate is the 2020 U.S. Election. Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gets real with us on why some people should be held criminally liable for not acting on climate science, why he's optimistic about...


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 2020-02-21  57m
 
 

episode 4: Science! Leadership! Action! with Rainn Wilson, Dr. Gail Whiteman, and David Perry


This week we deviate from the normal episode with 3 of our friends! First, we meet up with Rainn Wilson (Dwight Schrute / The Office U.S.) and Dr. Gail Whiteman to talk about @ArcticBasecamp's new campaign, "Speak Science To Power" and how we can give...


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 2020-02-14  48m
 
 

episode 3: Not All Superheroes Wear Capes with Oliver Bäte


This week a special guest drops in to chat with the gang! Hint: He's a "High Level Climate Action Champion" (what a title!) They talk what is crucial to the lead up to COP 26 and why ambition is the heart of driving results this year on climate. Later...


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 2020-02-07  48m
 
 

episode 2: Saying No to a CEO with Luisa Neubauer


At just 23 years of age, Luisa Neubauer is fighting for our future in ways that will shape the future of activism and corporate responsibility forever. A best selling author and #FridaysFor Future activist, Luisa got the attention of the CEO of...


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 2020-01-31  58m
 
 

episode 1: The Great Australian Inferno with Kevin Rudd


It's 2020! We're back! It's the "super year" for climate and the most consequential decade in human history! This week Tom and Christiana talk with former Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd. Kevin shows us the roots of why the Conservative Party...


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 2020-01-24  53m