What's the future of climate change resilience? How will cities aim to protect themselves from sea level rise and extreme weather? Neil and Jeff talk with Henk Ovink, Principal of Rebuilding by Design + advisor to the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force & US Department of Housing and Urban Development. He is reinventing how American cities live with water and face the tough cultural changes to survive global warming.
It's the Happy Thanksgiving Episode - get full with Neil and Jeff as they talk with Mark Silk, of Trinity College and Religion in the News, about the new survey on religion and climate change from the Public Religion Research Institute. Plus, how will your turkey day impact global warming? Find out as OCD:Designcast explores the carbon footprint of red meat, veggies and poultry. And the co-hosts talk with Justin Neal & Sasha Singer-Wilson, 2 of 7 co-creators from the hilarious web-series Green-ish.
The US and China agreement on climate change signs a huge step toward reducing and controlling carbon emissions, or does it? Are the 2030 goals far too easy or far too ambitious? How will the agreement affect businesses and jobs in America? Plus, what are local and state governments doing to identify and prepare for the impacts of climate change? Neil and Jeff discuss these topics along with the economics of embracing climate change and more.
This episode is a week late where Neil and Jeff cover topics within the creative industries from movies to architecture to technology and Lena Dunham. They talk about the sneak peek of the George Lucas Museum in Chicago, the about to drop album by TV on the Radio, Big Hero 6, Intersteller and Lena Dunham. It was suppose to come out last week, but got bumped because of the mid-term elections, climate changes and special guests. It's still a really awesome show!
This episode Neil and Jeff talk about how Republicans may only disagree with climate change because of the solutions posed for it. Is it possible that our biases are driven by how problems are proposed to be fixed? New study says…well, kinda yeah. With the changed congress, can the federal government do anything to help the climate challenge. Plus, should the conversation about global warming only be around stopping it, or is it time to consider how we can embrace it?