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Green Minds at Imperial College Business School
42 minutes | Jun 10, 2019
#6 Carbon markets with Mirabelle Muûls
Carbon trading, also referred to as the cap-and-trade scheme, is one market-based way to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Essentially, carbon trading is the idea of trading the right to pollute, creating a financial incentive to curb emissions. Companies buy and sell the ‘right to pollute’ from each other, with a limit imposed on emission permits.
45 minutes | Mar 19, 2019
#5 Solving the plastics problem with Matoha Recycling
Matoha Ultrascience is a small and low-cost plastics identification instrument which has been developed by a team of 4 Imperial College scientists. In this episode we're joined by Martin and James from Matoha and we're talking about tackling the plastics issue on a local and a global scale!
56 minutes | Feb 24, 2019
#4 Social identity and diet change with Richard Carmichael
In today’s episode we are talking about how changing diets affects our identity and social interactions. We dive into the social aspects of diets, touching on plant-based diets and how diets shape our relationships with friends, family and animals. Learn more about Richard: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/r.carmichael
33 minutes | Jan 30, 2019
#3 Solar-powered charging stations in refugee camps with Alex Angelopoulos
Alexandros Angelopoulos is the founder of Elpis Solar, a student-led social enterprise that is offering a sustainable solution to a modern crisis - access to electricity in refugee camps. Elpis provides autonomous solar-powered charging stations, digital platforms and water filtration systems to refugees. Learn more at: https://elpissolar.com
51 minutes | Jan 16, 2019
#2 Sustainable fisheries with Lucy Erickson (MSC)
Lucy Erickson is the Science Communications Manager at the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), an independent non-profit organisation which sets a standard for sustainable fishing. In this episode we talk about the impact of the fishing industry on the environment and how you can do your part to reduce overfishing! Learn more at https://www.msc.org/
27 minutes | Jan 2, 2019
#1 Spark Sustainability with Felicia Aminoff
Felicia Aminoff is one of the founders of Spark Sustainability, a Finnish initiative aiming to inspire grass root level climate action. Spark empowers people all around the world to be part of the solution to climate change. Calculate your CO2 footprint and get your carbon doughnut at https://sparksustainability.com/calculator/ Recorded in 2018 at Imperial College London.
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