Truth In Fiction: Storytelling for Social Change with Juliet Rose, Author and Activist

Listen to the podcast here In this discussion, we are invited to learn more about social and sustainability issues we all face through the power of storytelling with fiction. From the pages of We Don’t Matter to Prick of the Needle, we gain perspective through the lives of people living in incredibly difficult situations, where protests rage, fires […]

David Wann On How To Create Simple Prosperity Through Sustainable Living

Listen to the podcast here What does simple prosperity look like, and why should it be the new normal we aim for? In this episode, host Corinna Bellizzi sits down with an environmentalist, filmmaker, and author, David Wann. David illustrates the ideal of sustainable living and simple prosperity in his new book that pushes for […]

Be A Force Of Nature: The Mindset You Need To Save The Planet With Clover Hogan

Listen to the podcast here: A huge barrier for many people engaging with sustainability and social impact issues is the expectation of perfection. Corinna Bellizzi welcomes Clover Hogan, a climate activist and the Executive Director at Force of Nature. Clover talks about how you need to give yourself a license to be human. Sharing your […]

Chris Kilham On Building Sustainable Communities By Learning From Indigenous People

Listen to the podcast here: Urbanization and modernization have become the core elements of community building today, and sustainability is now harder and harder to achieve. However, there is still hope by examining indigenous people and learning from their ways of life. Corinna Bellizzi is joined by Chris Kilham as he looks back on his […]

Conserve Energy & Eliminate Food Waste with Manik Suri, CEO & Founder of Therma

Manik Suri in front of electricity arc

Don’t don’t give up on the dream. I think that people like yourself Corina, who’ve been working on these hard problems for years and years. And I think sustainability and climate is about as hard a problem as any one could possibly work on. It’s not easily solvable. There’s no one solution. It takes coordinated action. It takes concerted action. It’s going to require sacrifice and change and creativity and curiosity. Those kinds of problems are really, really hard. And it’s very easy to lose faith and to say, Hey, what am I. I gotta do something else in my life. And I just encourage everyone. I say this to myself every day. Okay. Just because it’s hard doesn’t mean it’s not worth it. And so I guess the thing I would say both to myself and to anyone listening, especially to your your listener. Now don’t give up. I think I feel excited by the kind of people I work with and the quality and caliber of people that I see working on sustainability and climate these days, it’s just an exceptional community coming together.