Impact in the 21st Century

EP#17: Seth Klein - Tackling The Climate Crisis | Corporate Greenwashing | Policy For The Planet

July 27, 2022

Seth Klein is the acclaimed author of ๐˜ˆ ๐˜Ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ž๐˜ข๐˜ณ: ๐˜”๐˜ฐ๐˜ฃ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ป๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜Š๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ข ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜Š๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜Œ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜บ. An expert in climate policy, Seth spent 22 years as the founding director of the British Columbia office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. He is now the Team Lead and Director of Strategy with the The Climate Emergency Unit, a 5-year project of the David Suzuki Institute that Seth launched in early 2021. Seth is also a policy consultant, speaker, researcher, writer and Simon Fraser University professor.

In this episode of Impact in the 21st Century, hear Seth discuss corporate greenwashing, the actions our governments need to take to effectively combat the climate crisis, and what you can learn from the Second World War about mobilizing our societies to protect our planet.

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This episode was mixed and mastered by Musa Habib.

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What is Impact in the 21st Century?

Impact in the 21st Century is a podcast created by Simbi Foundation, a non-profit organization working to support the next 3.5 million refugee learners with solar-powered classrooms called BrightBoxes. This podcast celebrates the impactful work being done around the globe, and shares the stories of the inspiring individuals who are behind it. In this special series, weโ€™re focusing on the people working to protect our natural world, innovate greener technologies, and ensure that nobody is left behind in the process.

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