Russia’s February invasion of Ukraine sent shockwaves through global energy markets, destabilized international food security, and continues to keep the world wondering whether the war will accelerate the transition to clean energy or lead to renewed dependence on fossil fuels. Climate One hosts Greg Dalton and Ariana Brocious review the top climate stories of the year, from the war’s global impacts, to the passage and signing of the Inflation Reduction Act, to the recent international climate summit in Egypt.
This special episode features excerpts from some of Climate One’s most profound interviews of 2022, including conversations with such luminaries as Jamie Raskin, Wanjira Mathai, and Anand Giridharadas. Guests: Roman Zinchenko, Co-founder, Greencubator Amy Myers Jaffe, Director of NYU’s Energy, Climate Justice and Sustainability Lab Gina McCarthy, Former White House Climate Advisor, Former EPA Administrator Jamie Raskin, U.S. Representative, Maryland’s 8th Congressional District Anand Giridharadas, Author, The Persuaders: At the Front Lines of the Fight for Hearts, Minds, and Democracy Chloe Maxmin, Maine State Senator Wanjira Mathai, Vice President and Regional Director for Africa, World Resources Institute David Munene, Programs Manager, Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson, Reporter, The Guardian; Host of An Impossible Choice podcast David Wallace-Wells, Columnist, New York Times Magazine; Author of The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming Gavin McCormick, Co-founder, Climate TRACE.
For show notes and related links, visit https://www.climateone.org/watch-and-listen/podcasts.
This special will air on Friday December 23rd and 10 AM and 8 PM here on 88.3 FM KCPW.
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