Why Dale Vince is a Successful Serial Climate Entrepreneur
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With the G7 Summit happening in just a few days, things are looking good for it being a big moment for climate. Foreign Ministers have noted the impact of climate change on the most vulnerable, Health Ministers have made the link between health and the environment, Finance Ministers have supported mandating climate related disclosures...the momentum is real. But we’ve been here before with the same words and no action, so what is different this time around? Later on in the episode we speak with serial climate entrepreneur, Dale Vince. Dale is a tireless force of nature. So far he’s founded a successful Green Energy company, Ecotricity; he’s Chairman of Forest Green Rovers, the world’s first all vegan, carbon neutral football team; and his company Skydiamond makes precious gems from carbon capture. We hear what underlies Dale's motivation and how his determined, stubborn optimism has made his ventures successful in demonstrating what we can still do to solve challenges posed by the climate crisis. And...is there a possible future for him in politics? And finally, we hear a stirring spoken word piece titled, “Air” by Mel Chanté. Thanks for joining us!   —   Christiana + Tom’s book ‘The Future We Choose’ is available now! Subscribe to our Climate Action Newsletter: Signals Amidst The Noise   __   Watch Breaking Boundaries on Netflix. Do it! Sign up for our newsletter to be informed on the details for our upcoming Breaking Boundaries LIVE Event!   __   Thank you to our guest this week, Dale Vince!   Dale Vince Environmentalist and Businessman | Founder of Ecotricity | Chairman of Forest Green Rovers Twitter | Instagram | Facebook   Ecotricity Twitter | Instagram | Facebook   Forest Green Rovers Twitter | Instagram | Facebook   __   Our artist this week is Mel Chanté! Spotify | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | Website | Youtube   Subscribe to her podcast, “The Daily Shine” Check out her latest EP, “FLO”   —    Keep up with Christiana Figueres here: Instagram | Twitter   Tom Rivett-Carnac: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn   Paul Dickinson! LinkedIn | Twitter   —   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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