The Greener Good: Where are we now, and where do we need to go? 

Chris Farrell and his guests explore climate change and the economy

In the midst of a global pandemic, it’s easy to overlook climate change.

But the planet didn’t stop warming while humanity grappled with a deadly virus.

Let’s begin our series by laying out where we are at this moment. What are businesses facing? How is climate change already transforming the way large and small companies work? And most importantly — what opportunities are emerging?

Guests:

  • Paul Huttner is chief meteorologist at MPR News. He’s been reporting on climate change and climate science for more than 25 years.

  • Anne Kelly is an environmental lawyer with twenty-five years of combined experience in the private and public sectors. She currently leads Ceres Policy Network and the Business for Innovate Climate Change and Energy Policy.

  • Jamie Alexander is the founding director of Drawdown Labs, Project Drawdown’s private sector testing ground for accelerating the scaling of climate solutions quickly, safely, and equitably.

The Greener Good is presented by Bank of America, hosted by Chris Farrell, senior economics contributor for Marketplace. Use the audio player above to listen to the episode.

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