Featuring interviews with Atyia Martin, the first chief resilience officer of Boston, along with the coordinators of the Verizon Climate Prize.
March 31, 2023
This week’s run time is 44:52.
ON OUR MINDS (5:55)
Co-hosts Joel Makower, co-founder and executive chair of GreenBiz, and Nethra Rajendran, sustainability analyst, discuss the following stories:
- The good news about climate tipping points
- The controversy around plant-based meat is missing the point
- Animal-free offerings are down, but not out
Meet the Black Resilience Network (25:45)
Atyia Martin, first chief resilience officer of Boston, is spearheading the Black Resilience Network, focused on strengthening climate resilience among Black communities across the United States. She addresses priorities for the network, a recent brainstorming session with federal agencies including FEMA, and how corporations can become involved.
Scaling climate resilience (43:00)
An update on the Verizon Climate Prize, focused on identifying solutions that can scale in urban communities. Hear from organizers Carrie Hughes, director of social innovation for Verizon, and Laurian Farrell, regional director of North America for the Resilient Cities Network.
MUSIC IN THIS EPISODE
Lee Rosevere: “And So Then,” “I’m Going for a Coffee,” “Southside.”
Ashot-Damielyan-Composer: “Relaxed Vlog.”
Nominations for the 2023 GreenBiz 30 Under 30 list are open until March 31.