The Beam Podcast

The Beam Podcast

Do you hear the calls to fight climate change? The calls to mitigate its impact? To be more sustainable to preserve our planet for the generations to come? Sometimes, these calls leave us overwhelmed and confused. And at times, we still ask ourselves, ‘How should we deal with the changing climate?’, ‘What is our response? Is it fast enough?’, ‘How do we make sure that no one is left behind?' With the help of people of climate action around the globe, Anne-Sophie Garrigou, Editor-in-Chief of The Beam Magazine, and Anna Siwecka discuss how to include and inspire a greater number of people to participate in fighting climate change. They talk sustainable design, energy access and transition, women empowerment and more. They reach to the grassroots level, and go beyond cultures. And all of this, to stress the urgency of acting now and to equip us all in the tools needed to take action. Tune in to The Beam Podcast! For more stories on climate action, and to meet the changemakers, go to https://the-beam.com, check out @TheBeamMagazine on Instagram and Twitter. Join the conversation using #TheBeamPodcast Written by: Anne-Sophie Garrigou and Anna Siwecka. Theme music ‘Shape of Me’ by Dr. Hollywood. Production: Anna Siwecka.... Show More
January 12, 2020 60 min

Adaptation to climate change in developing countries is vital and it is a high and urgent priority for governments. Unfortunately, COP25 in Madrid showed the vast disconnect between the urgency that some communities are feeling at home and the pace of action from our governments.

In this new episode we wanted to raise awareness about the importance of long-term climate change considerations, and feature some good examples of climate adaptation and mitigation strategies. 

Guests:

  • Amanda Ikert, Head of Adaptation Implementation, C40,
  • Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, Mayor of Freetown.
  • For more stories on climate action, and to meet the changemakers, go to https://the-beam.com, check out @TheBeamMagazine on Twitter and Instagram. Join the conversation using #TheBeamPodcast 

    The Beam Podcast is written by Anne-Sophie Garrigou (@GarrigouAnneSo) and Anna Siwecka (@OutwithAnna). Production and sound editing by Anna Siwecka. Theme music by Dr Hollywood. 

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