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 23: Paul Polman is Creating the Stakeholder Society

Christiana is BACK! We discuss to rise of "stakeholder capitalism" and how it could be a turning point for corporations and countries to #buildbackbetter. Our interview this week is with former CEO of Unilever, Paul Polman. Paul enlightens us on how...



episode 22: Marco Bizzarri and Lucy Siegle are Curing a Disease Called Fashion

This week on the podcast, we talk about the second most polluting industry in the world, fashion. We talk with President and CEO of Gucci, Marco Bizzarri about why Gucci went carbon neutral with offsets, and how they plan to take their entire supply...



episode 21: The Head and The Heart of Radical Leadership with Kumi Naidoo and Lindsay Levin

This week, something a little different! For our conversation, we are joined by South African Environmental and Human Rights Activist, Kumi Naidoo. Kumi is best know for his time running GreenPeace International and Amnesty International, two massive...



episode 20: Inger Andersen and Jane Goodall are All In #ForNature

It's World Environment Day, and what better way to celebrate than with Executive Director of The United Nations World Environment Programme, Inger Andersen. She gives us her optimism about dreaming up the regenerative world filled with biodiversity...



Introducing: So Hot Right Now

To save the world we need to change the story. Nature and the climate are in crisis. To survive we must use our most powerful tool - communication. Telling these stories can be difficult and dangerous. But done right they can change the world. Join...



episode 19: Seize the Moment with Teresa Ribera and Thomas Thune Andersen

A landmark draft law brought forward in Spain would ban all new coal, gas, and oil projects and bring Spain's carbon emissions to net-zero by 2050. Why is right now, in the middle of a health crisis, the right moment for this? We speak to Spanish Vice...


 2020-05-29  1h0m

episode 18: Tom Crowther and The Power of Nature

It's International Biodiversity Day and we're celebrating in style! We talk with Prof. Dr. Tom Crowther of Crowther Lab, ETH Zürich, who captured the imagination of the world with the idea that our world could support another trillion trees, and how...


 2020-05-22  1h15m

episode 17: Jane Fonda Has Been Getting Arrested

This week on the podcast we get outraged at the logical fallacies that comprise Michael Moore's new film, "Planet of The Humans" and we call up Jonathan Koomey, Climate Energy Expert from Stanford University to give us an objective look into the...


 2020-05-15  1h16m

episode 16: A Very Special 1 Year Celebration Episode!

Outrage and Optimism turns 1! YAY! In true Outrage and Optimism fashion, we give you a different kind of episode. This week we celebrate some amazing moments from the last year together, and we cast a vision for what we hope another year of podcasting...


 2020-05-08  1h17m

episode 15: Yuval Noah Harari on the History of Our Future | Anniversary Episode!

HAPPY 1 YEAR!!! To mark the 1 year anniversary of Outrage + Optimism being a podcast, we have on historian, futurist, philosopher, and best-selling author, Yuval Noah Harari! He is best known for his book . A phenomenal read. Yuval shares with us the...


 2020-05-01  59m