Generation Net Zero
By Leading Change Canada
About us: Leading Change is a brave space for collaborative action on the road to net zero. Follow us on social media at @LeadingChangeCA. Learn more about our programs at www.LeadingChangeCanada.com.
Generation Net ZeroMay 23, 2023
Episode 11: A conversation with Taylor Stimpson (Program Manager, Academy for Sustainable Innovation)
A conversation with Taylor Stimpson, Program Manager at Academy for Sustainable Innovation. Bo and Emily sit down with Taylor to learn more about her work in sustainability and to discuss some opportunities for youth in the transition to a low carbon, socially-just future.
Episode 10: A Conversation with Veronika Bylicki (Executive Director & Co-founder, CityHive)
A conversation with Veronika Bylicki, Executive Director & Co-founder of CityHive. Bo and Emily sit down with Veronika to learn more about her work in sustainability and to discuss some opportunities for youth to influence change in their local communities.
Learn more about CityHive here: https://cityhive.ca/
Episode 9: A Conversation with Kat Cadungog (Executive Director, Foundation for Environmental Stewardship)
A conversation with Kat Cadungog, Executive Director of Foundation for Environmental Stewardship. Bo sits down with Kat to learn more about her work in sustainability and to discuss some challenges youth are facing in philanthropy.
Earlier this year Kat wrote an article for The Philanthropist Journal about some of the ongoing challenges youth face and how funders can better support young people. Learn more: https://thephilanthropist.ca/2022/10/assessing-the-state-of-the-relationship-between-philanthropy-and-youth/
Episode 8: Sustainable Finance Youth Roundtable #2
Join Bo, Emile Lavergne (Manifest Climate), Julie Segal (Environmental Defence), and Kimberly Watada (CPP Investments) as they take a deep dive into sustainable finance. They share some of the work they're doing and some exciting opportunities for young people in Canada.
If you are interested in learning more, check out these resources shared by our guests:Books: The Ends of the World by Peter Brannen Podcasts: Hot Take, Odd Lots (What a New Chilean Constitution Would Mean For Mining) Newsletters: Climate Risk Review (powered by Manifest Climate), Bloomberg Green, Climate Tech VC Long Form Articles/Bio: Mia Motley, Prime Minister of Barbados (A Prime Minister Tries to Storm-Proof Her Island’s Finances, Bloomberg); (The Barbados Rebellion, NY Times) Movie: Woman at War Photography: Edward Burtynsky's Anthropocene
Episode 7: A Conversation with Chúk Odenigbo (Founding Director and Director of Ancestral Services, Future Ancestors Services)
A conversation with Chúk Odenigbo, Founding Director and Director of Ancestral Services at Future Ancestors Services. Bo and Emily chat with Chúk to learn more about his work in sustainability and what it's like working at Future Ancestors and while completing his PhD in Medical Geography.
Episode 6: A Conversation with Marina Melanidis (Founder & Development Director, Youth4Nature)
A conversation with Marina Melanidis, Founder and Development Director at Youth4Nature. Bo and Emily chat with Marina to learn more about her career in sustainability.
Learn more about Youth4Nature:Youth4Nature.org Twitter: @Y4Nature Instagram: @Y4Nature
Episode 5: A Conversation with Sabrina Guzman Skotnitsky (International Policy Specialist, Youth Climate Lab)
A conversation with Sabrina Guzman Skotnitsky, International Policy Specialist at Youth Climate Lab. She’s also the Director of Sustainability and Impact-Driven work at Emerging Youth Consultancy. Bo and Emily chat with Sabrina to learn more about her work at organizations that are dedicated to mobilizing and empowering youth.
Episode 4: A Conversation with Manvi Bhalla (President & Co-Founder of Shake Up the Establishment)
A conversation with Manvi Bhalla, the President and Co-Founder of Shake Up the Establishment, a youth-led non-profit that promotes climate justice using an intersectional approach. Manvi shares with Bo and Emily her experience as an activist and community organizer, her passion for women’s health, and what has motivated her throughout the years to continue her work in justice and advocacy.
Episode 3: Circular Economy Youth Roundtable #1
Join Bo, Dave Bailie, Amanda Chouinard, Taylor Stimpson, and Sophia Yang as they talk about everything circular economy, from the perils of personal greenwashing, to what excites them about the circular economy landscape in Canada.
Episode 2: A Conversation with Dakota Norris
A conversation with Dakota Norris, a member of the Gwich’in First Nation and Coordinator for Northern and Indigenous Sustainable Energy Initiatives at the University of Saskatchewan’s School of Environment and Sustainability, about how Indigenous communities are the key to decarbonization, circular economy in the Indigenous context, and how he keeps himself inspired and motivated in the face of climate anxiety and grief.
Episode 1: A Conversation with Meredith Adler (Executive Director of Student Energy)
A conversation with Meredith Adler, the Executive Director of Student Energy which is an environmental NGO that supports 50,000 youth in 120 countries to accelerate the sustainable energy transition and empower young people, about amplifying youth voices, how to deal with climate grief, and what her number one piece of advice is for young professionals.
Episode 0: Introducing a podcast by Leading Change Canada
A new podcast created by Leading Change Canada about youth leadership, climate justice, sustainability, activism, and more to discuss the necessary steps we must take to reach net zero.