Episode 239: Wildfires and resilience, California’s car ban
Fri, 10/02/2020 – 02:00
Week in Review
Stories discussed this week (5:15).
- 5 things to know about California’s gas car sales ban
- Cities should track emissions from the goods they import
- Missing ingredients: How to accelerate the meat alternatives revolution
Riffing on transportation trends (11:30)
What’s the buzz in the work of fleet management? HIghlights from last week’s transportation and mobility track at Climate Week, selected by GreenBiz analyst Katie Fehrenbacher, with insights from IKEA CSO Pia Heidenmark Cook and BT Group Chief Digital Impact and Sustainability Officer Andy Wales.
The new world of wildfire management (17:15)
In September, the Almeda Fire ripped through the Rogue Valley in Oregon, decimating two towns: Talent and Phoenix. This was not an ordinary wildfire, nor could it have been prevented by traditional forestry management. GreenBiz analyst Sarah Golden speaks with state senator Jeff Golden (her father) about the climate change influence and what’s next for improving resilience.
*Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: “Curiosity,” “More on That Later,” “Night Caves,” “I’m Going for a Coffee” and “Here’s the Thing”
*This episode was sponsored by Amazon and MCE
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