Challenges of Doing Sustainability – Kate Gaertner, Triple Win Advisory

“I think the biggest issue is there are no quote unquote ‘incentives’ at the national level to require companies of any size, whether they’re private or public to do this hard work, right. And corporate sustainability really is hard work, especially when you’re talking about reducing carbon emissions within their supply chains……. (Europe has mandatory… Continue reading Challenges of Doing Sustainability – Kate Gaertner, Triple Win Advisory

Flint Residents Wins Water Funding! – Lee-Anne Walters, Flint Water Crisis Organizer

“It worked really well with everyone concentrating on their area of strength.” Lee-Anne Walters What would you do if your water came out of the tap brown? As we congratulate Flint, Michigan residents for winning a big settlement recently for the lead contamination of their water supply, finally, after years of fighting for it. Listen… Continue reading Flint Residents Wins Water Funding! – Lee-Anne Walters, Flint Water Crisis Organizer

How to Talk Science to Policy Makers – Michelle Wyman, National Council For Science and the Environment

“The part in this that is so important is the relationship building component, and that part takes time… (it) is the glue that brings cohesion across the issues and it enables a different form of listening and a different openness, in my view, that includes openness to hearing the science….. Science is the strongest tool… Continue reading How to Talk Science to Policy Makers – Michelle Wyman, National Council For Science and the Environment

Inspiring Eco-Filmmaker – Dayna Reggero, Climate Listening Project

“If you want to be a good storyteller, tell stories you want to tell…It’s really about the passion.” Dayna Reggero  She’s been called “Earth Mother” in Women’s Day magazine and won awards for her short films about climate-related effects on local communities. Today, filmmaker Dayna Reggero takes us behind the scenes to how she works… Continue reading Inspiring Eco-Filmmaker – Dayna Reggero, Climate Listening Project

Flint Water Unresolved – Talia Buford, Journalist, ProPublica

“(People in Flint) are living in…a war zone…it’s not America. You’re constantly on guard…and feel invisible,” Tali Buford on Electric Ladies Podcast We were all outraged by the poisoning of small children, as well as adults, in Flint, Michigan as a result of lead in the city’s water. It may have fallen off the national… Continue reading Flint Water Unresolved – Talia Buford, Journalist, ProPublica

Resilient Communities – Beth Gibbons, Institute for Sustainable Communities

Every community has to cope with climate change as a reality regardless of politicians’ political ideologies. Federal funds support many of these efforts, directly or indirectly – such as through the data supplied by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for severe weather monitoring – yet the Trump administration has proposed draconian budget cuts… Continue reading Resilient Communities – Beth Gibbons, Institute for Sustainable Communities

How FinTech & Data Science Increase Opportunities For Women – Shamina Singh, Mastercard Center For Inclusive Growth

“There are networks that power the modern economy. They can be financial networks…social networks, energy networks, transportation networks…You have to be connected up into these networks in order to realize your full potential.”  Shamina Singh But 1.7 billion people are not connected to these networks, and most of them are women, according to Shamina Singh,… Continue reading How FinTech & Data Science Increase Opportunities For Women – Shamina Singh, Mastercard Center For Inclusive Growth

How Parks Mitigate Climate Change – Diane Regas, Trust for Public Land

“It’s really important that we think about cooling the areas where people are living, working and playing, and parks do that,” Diane Regas Whether you hang out in your local park with your kids or dogs enjoy reading on a park bench, or hiking in a national park this spring, you probably didn’t realize the… Continue reading How Parks Mitigate Climate Change – Diane Regas, Trust for Public Land

Adapting to Climate Change – Beth Gibbons, Adaptation Professionals

“We now have an appetite for intervention. There’s a willingness because we are all at a point where the impacts are being felt so broadly…The urgency is being met with a will to act.” Beth Gibbons Local leaders are managing the very real devastation to their communities and economies caused by extreme weather events, while… Continue reading Adapting to Climate Change – Beth Gibbons, Adaptation Professionals

Reviews of “The Superwoman and Other Writings by Miriam Michelson” by Lori Harrison-Kahan, Ph.D.

Dr. Harrison-Kahan’s terrific book on Joan’s great-great aunt, suffrage reporter and fiction writer Miriam Michelson, “The Superwoman and Other Writings of Miriam Michelson,“ drew great acclaim. Here are a few of the endorsements she received: Thank you! Soledad O’Brien, Journalist, Host of “Matter of Fact” on Hearst TV, former anchor on CNN and MSNBC: This… Continue reading Reviews of “The Superwoman and Other Writings by Miriam Michelson” by Lori Harrison-Kahan, Ph.D.