Climate Action Is the Adventure of Our Lives with Bertrand Piccard and Dee Caffari
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This week, the climate solutions are here, and they’re neatly labeled.   You may have heard of Bertrand Piccard, the explorer, balloonist, and ‘inspioneer’ who was the first to circumnavigate the globe in a solar powered aircraft in 2016. Well, since then, he’s been on a mission to support climate friendly technologies. With his Solar Impulse Foundation, he is close to having found, assessed and labeled 1000 cleantech solutions that have a positive impact on both the environment and the economy. Now he’s making sure that they get used. In our interview with him this week, we discuss his commitment to create and nurture innovative new ways of thinking that reconcile ecology and economy, providing a compelling argument for business and governments to act today to achieve planetary health and profit with his ‘Tao of Economics’.   And with Tom taking a well earned break away from hosting, we are delighted to introduce a special co-host for this episode, Dee Caffari, MBE! Dee is the first woman to have sailed single-handed and non-stop around the world in both directions and the only woman to have sailed non-stop around the world a total of three times! Yes, you read that right. Having witnessed personally the problem of single use plastics on ocean health, she uses her platform to raise awareness on Ocean health, sustainability, and a new danger - microplastics. Her fascinating first-hand experience and deep thinking on climate change makes determined ambition a reality.   Our adventure awaits!   Hang tight after the interview for a live musical performance from Easy Wanderlings!   —   Christiana + Tom’s book ‘The Future We Choose’ is available now!   Subscribe to our Climate Action Newsletter: Signals Amidst The Noise   __   Thank you to our guest this week!   Bertrand Piccard Chairman of the Solar Impulse Foundation | Explorer | Psychiatrist | Inspirational Speaker Twitter  | Facebook | Linkedin   Solar Impulse Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Linkedin   Check out the climate solutions here: Solar Impulse Solutions   —   And thank you to our guest co-host this week:   Dee Caffari, MBE Chair of the World Sailing Trust | World Record Holder | Author and Ocean Advocate Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Website   __   Our musical guest this week is Easy Wanderlings! Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Website   WATCH: Sofar Mumbai Performance   —   As Christiana mentioned in the episode, check out Seaspiracy on Netflix.   —   Keep up with Christiana Figueres here: Instagram | Twitter   Tom Rivett-Carnac: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn   Paul Dickinson is on LinkedIn! LinkedIn   —   Follow @GlobalOptimism on social media and send us a message! Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | LinkedIn Don't forget to hit SUBSCRIBE so you don't miss another episode of Outrage + Optimism!
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