Episode 164: Sacramento links 5G wireless and mobility innovation, a dose of Climate Reality

GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 164: Sacramento links 5G wireless and mobility innovation, a dose of Climate Reality

Week in Review

Tune in around 6:07 for commentary on this week's stories.

  1. The sleeper issue for new mobility tech is … insurance?
  2. How can business help people to take action on climate change?
  3. How political polarization is affecting corporate sustainability

Features

California's capital welcomes self-driving vehicle experiments (21:15)

"In five years, I would love for Sacramento to be thought of as a mobility hub and seen as one of the standard setters for mobility across the world," says Louis Stewart, chief innovation officer for the city. One key to that will be 5G wireless connectivity, which will help with the data collection and sharing needed for technologies such as autonomous vehicles. Stewart chats with GreenBiz senior writer and transportation analyst Katie Fehrenbacher

A dose of Climate Reality (24:05)

How can you talk about climate change in a convincing way within your community, to your family and friends? The Climate Reality Project was founded by former Vice President Al Gore to help mobilize dialogues at the local level. GreenBiz's Shaandiin Cedar attended the organization's latest Leadership Corps training event in Atlanta. She shares her perspective. Plus, highlights from her on-site interview the Climate Reality president and CEO Ken Berlin.

* This episode was sponsored by Stanford University's Strategies for Sustainability professional education program. All music by Lee Rosevere "Here's the Thing," "I'm Going for a Coffee," "Arcade Montage" and "4th Ave Walkup."

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