A healthy ocean is essential to the survival of almost all life on Earth. Unfortunately, at it’s last check up, the ocean wasn’t doing so hot. Acidification, melting ice caps, pollution, and overfishing are just a few of the threats to its wellbeing. In this episode, we speak with Max Bello of Mission Blue about the policy interventions and individual actions that could pull the ocean back from the brink.
Where does money actually come from? What’s the difference between a private bank and a public bank? These questions and more are answered in our interview with Ellen Brown, Chairman of the Public Banking Institute and author of several books on financial reform. We ask her to break down the banking system and share her thoughts on changes we need to make to achieve a more stable and equitable monetary system for the COVID crisis and beyond.
When we can see the impact of the climate crisis on our own lives, we become motivated to act. That has certainly been the case for Dominique Perret. Dominique is one of the world’s most accomplished off-piste skiers who became a leader in the fight against climate change after noticing drastic changes to our mountains and glaciers. We ask Dominique to share his personal story with climate change and what he thinks it will take to get more people engaged on this critical issue.