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.
Episode 31: Chris Cannon, Director of Environmental Management at the Port of Los Angeles
Tagore Subramaniam steps in for Matt Matern and chats with Chris Cannon about his role as Director of Environmental Management at the Port of Los Angeles.
Episode 30: James McGregor, Founder of Blue Tribe
Matt Matern speaks to James McGregor, founder of The Blue Tribe Company.
Episode 29: Steven P. Wilburn, CEO of VerdeWatts
Matt talks with Steven P. Wilburn, CEO of VerdeWatts, about making energy more efficient.
Episode 28: Marc Carrell, Breathe SoCal
Matt Matern talks with Marc Carrell, of Breathe SoCal, about clean air, health services, COPD in Los Angeles, and more.
Episode 27: Nick Lapis, Director of Advocacy for Californians Against Waste
Matt Matern talks to Nick Lapis, Director of Advocacy for CAW, about Californians Against Waste.
Episode 26: Shelly Luce, President & CEO of Heal the Bay, and Senior Communications & Marketing Director, Talia Walsh
Matt Matern speaks to President & CEO, Shelly Luce, and Senior Communications & Marketing Director, Talia Walsh, about Heal the Bay, an environmental nonprofit.
Episode 25: Rex Parris, Mayor of Lancaster, CA
Matt Matern talks to Rex Parris, about climate change & the environment. Mayor Rex Parris is a municipal innovator for clean, renewable energy.
Episode 24: Bryn Lindblad, Deputy Director of Climate Resolve
Matt Matern talks with Bryn Lindblad, deputy director of Climate Resolve, about the top contributors of greenhouse gases in California.
Episode 23: Scott Culbertson and Neysa Frechette, Friends of Ballona Wetlands
Matt Matern talks with Scott Culbertson and Neysa Frechette, from Friends of Ballona Wetlands, about state and importance of wetlands.
Episode 22: Cindy Montañez, Chief Executive Officer of TreePeople
Matt Matern talks with Chief Executive Officer of TreePeople, Cindy Montañez, about how they contribute to the environment.
Episode 21: Terry Tamminen, Former Secretary of the California EPA & President of 7th Generation Advisors
Matt Matern talks with Terry Tamminen, former Secretary of the California EPA, President of 7th Generation Advisors, author, about environmental issues.
Episode 20: Bill Magavern, Policy Director of Coalition for Clean Air
Matt Matern discusses clean air and the environment with Bill Magavern, Policy Director of Coalition for Clean Air.
Episode 19: Helen Avery, Director of Nature Programs & Green Finance Institute
Matt Matern talks with Helen Avery, Director of Nature Programs & GFI Hive, about her work with the Green Finance Institute.
Episode 18: Karly Matthews, American Conservation Coalition Communications Director
Matt Matern and Karly Matthews, ACC Communications Director, talk about the environment and the American Conservation Coalition.
Episode 17: John Marshall, Potential Energy Coalition
Matt Matern talks with John Marshall about environmental issues his work with the Potential Energy Coalition.
Episode 16: Bob Deans, Director for Strategic Engagement of the NRDC
Matt Matern talks with Bob Deans, Director for Strategic Engagement of the NRDC, on air pollution.
Episode 15: Ben Allen, Senator 26th Senate District and Sweta Chakraborty, Ph.D., Host of the Risky Behavior podcast
Matt Matern and Senator Ben Allen talk about bills and environmental issues, and with Sweta Chakraborty, Ph.D. host of the Risky Behavior podcast.
Episode 14: Rick Gates, Former Trump Advisor and Author of “Wicked Game: An Insider’s Story”
Matt Matern talks a second time with Rick Gates, Donald Trump’s former advisor and author of “Wicked Game: An Insider’s Story.”
Episode 13: Dan Schnur, Professor at Pepperdine
Matt Matern and Pepperdine professor, Dan Schnur, discuss political leadership and the California Governor recall.
Episode 12: Blake Newhem, Author & Ghost Writer
Matt Matern speaks to author (Ian) Blake Newhem about his life, challenges with health issues, ghost writing career, & his writing inspirations.
Episode 11: Ash Kalra, 27th District Assemblymember
Matt Matern and 27th District Assemblymember, Ash Kalra, talk about issues regarding housing, labor and the environment.
Episode 10: David Chiu, San Francisco City Attorney
Matt Matern and former Assemblymember and San Francisco City Attorney, David Chiu, discuss homelessness and housing issues.
Episode 08: Michael Barrett, Working Wardrobes & VetNet Program
Matt Matern and Michael Barrett discuss the Working Wardrobes organization and his work uplifting veterans through the VetNet program.
Episode 07: Mark Goulston, Author of “Surgical Empathy – The ‘Save a Life’ Conversation”
Psychiatrist and author, Dr. Mark Goulston, teaches Matt Matern about Surgical Empathy and the importance of listening.
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