Climate Vision 2050

A net-zero world is within reach. But it will be a far different place—one where companies have recreated their businesses, people have adapted their lifestyles, and governments have taken measures to protect natural resources.

It’s 2050, and we’re exploring how the world radically reduced carbon emissions and saved itself from climate change catastrophe. What have our cities done to accommodate massive population growth? How have businesses built sustainable supply chains? How has farming changed? And what does the world look like for the rest of us as we live net-zero lives?

Join us for a podcast that jumps decades into the future, and immerse yourself in the climate action journey that makes this net-zero world possible.



The Ballad of the Wind Rigger

In 2050, our societies are powered by energy islands, each with hundreds of offshore wind turbines. In this episode, we travel alongside offshore technician Sofia Rojas to the North Sea, home to one of the oldest energy islands—where Sofia must investigate and fix an anomaly detected through the turbines’ AI interface.

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The Green City in the Sun

Urban planner Bailey Muthoni is our guide to life in Nairobi, Kenya, a city that has made massive strides toward addressing the climate crisis. Bailey shows us how Nairobi has benefited from sustainable housing, transportation, and agricultural initiatives—while also reducing poverty and tapping into the power of the sun and other renewable energy resources.

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Closing the Climate Action Gap

Geopolitical uncertainty and market volatility are pressing concerns for business leaders. But with the future of the planet at stake, climate action must remain a top priority.

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Ten Reasons for Optimism in 2023

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Closing the Food Waste Gap

Closing the Food Waste Gap

In the face of the looming food crisis, the cost of inaction is enormous—but so is the opportunity to make a difference.

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Technology Is the Fast Track to Net Zero

A survey of organizations worldwide reveals that they are making little progress in measuring and reducing emissions. To move forward, companies need digital tools, leadership support, and policy incentives.

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