Sebastian Copeland - Polar Explorer, Climate Advocate & Award-Winning Photographer
In 2017, Sebastian Copeland was named one of 25 of the world’s top adventurers of the last 25 years. With approximately 5,000 miles under his skis in the polar regions, Sebastian has led numerous expeditions to document the endangered ice, reaching both the North and South Poles on foot. He was four times named Photographer of the Year and has addressed the U.N., governments, universities, and Fortune 500 companies to warn of the systemic transformations taking place in the polar regions and their geopolitical consequences. In 2019, Sebastian was awarded the National Order of Merit by French President Emmanuel Macron. He is a fellow of the Explorers Club and spent 15 years on the Board of President Gorbachev’s NGO Global Green USA. Sebastian’s latest book is: "Antarctica: The Waking Giant", published by Rizzoli. On this episode, Sebastian shares his one way ticket to a future where societies have reached the place of harmony, both internally, and externally with nature, and thereby fulfilling human's intellectual and spiritual potential. He also talks about his polar expeditions, climate change, and his fabulous new book! Sebastian is just one of the dynamic personalities featured on The One Way Ticket Show, where Host Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they would go if given a one way ticket, no coming back. Their destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind. Steven's guests have included: Nobel Peace Prize Winner, President Jose Ramos-Horta; Legendary Talk Show Host, Dick Cavett; Law Professor, Alan Dershowitz; Fashion Expert, Tim Gunn; Broadcast Legend, Charles Osgood; International Rescue Committee President & CEO, David Miliband; Former Senator, Joe Lieberman; Playwright, David Henry Hwang; Journalist-Humorist-Actor, Mo Rocca; SkyBridge Capital Founder & Co-Managing Partner, Anthony Scaramucci; Abercrombie & Kent Founder, Geoffrey Kent; Travel Expert, Pauline Frommer, as well as leading photographers, artists, chefs, writers, intellectuals and more.