A Climate Change with Matt Matern is a weekly environmental radio show and podcast featuring influential guests from government, business, activism, academia, and culture. The show serves to inform its audience about environmental issues, while inspiring listeners to take action and create a coalition to save the planet.
144: “Eating Our Way to Extinction,” with Gerard Bisshop and Mark Galvin: Urgent Action Needed on Animal Agriculture
Matt, Gerard Bisshop & Mark Galvin discuss “Eating Our Way to Extinction,” stressing urgent action to address animal agriculture’s impact on deforestation, climate change. They advocate plant-based diets & activism for change.
Tracy Quinn, the CEO of Heal the Bay, discusses the impact of climate change on water sources and storm water capture initiatives like Measure W which is putting $300M/year into capturing this storm water!
Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant, host of “The Wild Kingdom” and author of “Wildlife,” shares her remarkable journey from childhood fascination with nature shows to breaking stereotypes as a black woman in the environmental movement.
Matt talks with Caleigh Wells, a reporter covering climate, environment, and public health, about her podcast, “The Anti-Dread Climate Podcast.” They explore the podcast’s focus on addressing climate change without inducing fear and dread, discussing personal choices’ impact on climate change, including the decision to
Paul Bledsoe, former Clinton White House official, discusses urgent climate issues, methane reduction, global cooperation, and Biden’s climate plan in a comprehensive interview with Matt Matern.
Chris Hayes, and Elizabeth Thompson discuss Visions2030’s Lumisphere experience, addressing climate anxiety and promoting positive climate action. The immersive project in geodesic domes targets 18-34-year-olds, encouraging imagination and envisioning positive futures.
Tony Pan, the CEO of Modern Hydrogen, discusses the company’s world shaking technology of converting natural gas, CH4, into clean hydrogen while sequestering carbon in the form of carbon black, a valuable material used in various products like asphalt.
137: A Vision for Change: Marianne Williamson on a Fossil-Free Future, Creating a Department of Peace, & more!
Marianne Williamson criticizes Joe Biden’s environmental policies, urging for a moral approach to climate change. She calls for mass mobilization, transformative leadership, and global action, suggesting tariffs to encourage sustainable practices.
Matt and Senator Ben Allen discuss SB54, a key California bill targeting plastic pollution through recycling mandates. He emphasizes collaboration among environmental groups, local governments, and industry for extended producer responsibility.
Dr. Sally Uren is Chief Executive of Forum for the Future. Sally leads the Forum’s mission to create a just and regenerative future. She is laser focused when it comes to transforming how the world thinks about, produces, consumes, and values both food and energy.
Is seabed mining the answer? Matt speaks with Dr. Lisa Levin, Distinguished Professor Emerita at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, who specializes in biological oceanography, and James McFarlane, Chief Operating Officer of Strategic Robotic Systems who brilliantly weighs in on this crucial matter.
Join Matt with Saxon Metzger, Solar Project Development Manager of NuLife Power Services. He is passionate about solar sustainability on top of being a Professor of sustainable business.
Listen in to a very unique show, with Candor Bourne, Director or Conservation Partnerships at Friends of Bonobos and Sean Willmore, Founder and Director The Thin Green Line Foundation.
131: Sara Barth, Executive Director & Laura McClendon, Director of Land Conservation – Sempervirens Fund
Matt speaks with Sarah Barth and Laura McClendon from Sempervirens, an organization dedicated to protecting redwood forests in California. They discuss the Redwoods’ role in sequestering carbon dioxide, contributing to climate change mitigation.
Matt Matern speaks with Zachary Frankel and Nick Halberg from the Utah Rivers Council. The discussion covers the council’s efforts to safeguard rivers from proposed dams, the significance of the Great Salt Lake ecosystem, water usage challenges, conservation initiatives, and the need to reconsider the
Listen in as Paul Hawken gives a master class in how to HEAL THE PLANET and our SOCIETY. Paul has written numerous books including Regeneration-Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation. Paul founded Project Drawdown.
Listen in as environmental attorney, Durwood Zaelke, sounds the alarm about methane and other common sense concerns in the fight against “global boiling.”
Aaron Halimi is an expert in developing major solar projects. Listen in as Aaron describes what it takes to bring massive solar project from conception to reality!
Fighting climate change as an evangelical Christian Dr. Hayhoe is an Atmospheric Scientist whose research focuses on understanding the impacts of climate change on people and the planet.
A Rising Star, State Representative Justin J. Pearson is a devoted to getting Climate Justice and Racial Justice for all Americans.
Listen in as Matt speaks with passionate environmental youth activist Elise Joshi. Elise is a 21-year-old Climate Activist and Executive Director at Gen-Z for Change.
Listen to this riveting interview about Melissa Sims’ literal mission from God to courageously and effectively confront the existential crisis that threatens us all: climate change.
For 30 years Jonathon has provided strategic advice to leading international companies to deepen their understanding of today’s converging environmental and climate crises.
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