This week's run time is 52:53.
WEEK IN REVIEW (2:50)
- Inside Frontier, the fund pioneering a new model for carbon removal investments
- Textile recycling needs to scale — Circ raises $30 million to do just that
- Can silkworms take a bite out of petrochemicals?
Boris Johnson's climate legacy (16:00)
James Murray, editor in chief of U.K. media organization BusinessGreen, reflects on the beleaguered prime minister's progress on addressing climate change — much to the surprise of many critics. "On net zero and climate, he was really a strong voice," Murray says. The chaos associated with his exit raises questions about what's next.
Leadership Lessons: Heidi de Cienfuegos, B100arquitectos (25:10)
This spring, the WSLA Alumnae Group recognized 11 women at the forefront of the sustainability profession. These leaders have made a difference by advancing new technologies or strategies, by overcoming personal and professional obstacles, and by committing to mentoring other women. Meet one of the 2022 honorees: Heidi de Cienfuegos, co-founder and director of B100arquitectos, one of the first architecture firms in Central America specializing in bioclimatic and sustainable design.
Seth Godin takes on the climate crisis (35:20)
Bestselling author, entrepreneur and marketing guru Seth Godin is adding another title to his resume: founding editor of Carbon Almanac, a new collection "full of ideas, data, perspectives and resources to help us understand the realities of climate change and what we can do to fight it." He drops by to chat about the project.
*Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: "And So Then," "4th Ave. Walkup," "More On That Later," "Quirky Small Town Characters," "It Was Like That When I Got Here" and "Let That Sink In."