Previous Episodes

Finding a Job on the Path to Net Zero // S4E5

Feb 3, 2022

Finding a Job on the Path to Net Zero // S4E5

Building back better is about more than supply chains, innovations, and carbon. Fundamentally, it's about us. On this episode of Climate Biz, we're talking jobs and tackle how to create a "just transition" with Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization.

Crystal Ball // S4E4

Jan 20, 2022

Crystal Ball // S4E4

Happy New Year! On our fourth annual Crystal Ball episode, we delve into eight sustainable sectors to predict how they will fare in 2022.

The Role of the Stock Exchange in Greening the Economy // S4E3

Dec 23, 2021

The Role of the Stock Exchange in Greening the Economy // S4E3

Julia Hoggett, CEO of the LSE, discusses voluntary carbon markets and the role of stock exchanges in the green economy. She believes that "the only way we get to net zero and stay there is if the entirety of the economy moves on a global basis." Going forward, she lists her three chief objectives to be creating better ESG and climate disclosure and data, growing the green economy, and supporting the just transition to low carbon and net-zero economy.

Sustainability Trends: Top 3 Picks for December 2021

Dec 14, 2021

Sustainability Trends: Top 3 Picks for December 2021

This month Denise and Shari tackle the latest news in blended finance, carbon pricing, and green fuel for aviation and shipping.

Sustainability Trends: Top 3 Picks for November 2021

Nov 24, 2021

Sustainability Trends: Top 3 Picks for November 2021

IFC Senior Vice President Stephanie von Friedeburg explains how COP26 impacts IFC's future strategy. Rivian IPO sparks huge interest, and billionaires Warren Buffet and Bill Gates go nuclear.

Raising the Standards of Climate Change Reporting // S4E2

Nov 11, 2021

Raising the Standards of Climate Change Reporting // S4E2

On this episode, Denise and Shari teeter on the edge of Outrage and Optimism as they discuss corporate disclosures, reporting transparency, policy pledges, and what follows COP26 with CDP founder and podcast host Paul Dickinson.

Sustainability Trends: Top 3 Picks for October 2021

Nov 1, 2021

Sustainability Trends: Top 3 Picks for October 2021

On the eve of COP26, hosts Denise Odaro and Shari Friedman discuss the recent IEA warning that based on current emissions pledges, the world is still on course for a 2.7C rise. Plus, this month's top public and private trends and an audience question from New York City.

Seeking Transparency in the Unburnable // S4E1

Oct 14, 2021

Seeking Transparency in the Unburnable // S4E1

One key to every net zero path is comprehensive reporting, but that can't happen if key variables are excluded. For example, if you're tracking emissions, it's important to track not only the amount of carbon in the air, but how much is being burned. Another factor may be fit. That is, are market actions matching what the science is telling us? Well... are they? Carbon Tracker's Mark Campanale joins Climate Biz to dish the dirt... or perhaps the carbon.

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