Green Dreamer: Sustainability From Ideas To Life With Eco Pioneers, Revolutionary Thinkers, Leading Creatives

Sinopse

If you're an eco creative, visionary, or entrepreneur SO passionate about sustainability that you're eager to do what you can not only in your personal life, but also with your passion projects dedicated to helping our planet thrive, Green Dreamer Podcast with Kaméa Chayne was created for YOU!UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador & actor-entrepreneur Adrian Grenier, Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, Orsola de Castro of Fashion Revolution, and Nikki Silvestri of Soil and Shadow, named one of The Root 100 Most Influential African Americans, are just a few eco pioneers, revolutionary thinkers, and leading creatives you can look forward to hearing as honored guests.How can we leverage the power of social and digital media to strengthen the movement? How can we use creative communication, scalable eco ventures, and innovative thinking to help push the needle forward? And what do we need to turn our awareness of larger-than-life, deep-rooted issues into meaningful action, and accelerate towards sustainability in this time of need? This is just the tip of the iceberg of what we dive into in the conversations, while ALWAYS concluding with baby actions we can take today, bite-sized takeaways, and elements of hope we can hold onto.If this sounds like your jam, hit SUBSCRIBE and together, let's learn what it takes to elevate sustainability, bring our eco ideas to life, and THRIVE - in every sense of the word. Thanks for bringing your light!

Episódios

  • 236) Jeremy Courtney: Unveiling the ties between ecological degradation and global conflict

    236) Jeremy Courtney: Unveiling the ties between ecological degradation and global conflict

    14/05/2020 Duração: 38min

    Jeremy Courtney the author of Love Anyway, a global speaker on the integration of activism, spirituality, leadership, and service, and the founder and CEO of Preemptive Love, which is a relief and job-creation community working to end war. In this podcast episode, Jeremy sheds light on the relationship between ecological degradation and global conflicts; how we can actually use love to come together as one world rather than allow our differences to keep dividing us and potentially perpetuate more wars; and more.   Featured music: This is Us by Girl Pow-R Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/236 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 235) Dr. Jeralee Anderson: Realizing the future of green roads and transport infrastructure

    235) Dr. Jeralee Anderson: Realizing the future of green roads and transport infrastructure

    11/05/2020 Duração: 42min

    Dr. Jeralee Anderson is the President, CEO, and co-founder of Greenroads International, a nonprofit organization that advances sustainability education and initiatives for transportation infrastructure. In this podcast episode, Dr. Anderson sheds light on the importance of considering the impacts of building transportation infrastructure, such as roads, and not just our modes of transport; what a gold standard green road might look like and entail; and more.    Featured music: This is Us by Girl Pow-R Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/235 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 234) Mick Pearce: Using biomimicry for more bioregionally appropriate architectural design

    234) Mick Pearce: Using biomimicry for more bioregionally appropriate architectural design

    07/05/2020 Duração: 43min

    Mick Pearce is a renowned architect who uses biomimicry to develop buildings that have low maintenance, low capital and running costs, and renewable energy systems. One of his most notable projects is the Eastgate Mall in Harare, Zimbabwe, which he drew inspiration from how termite mounds are able to passively cool and regulate their internal temperatures in spite of being in hot regions. In this podcast episode, Mick sheds light on how the field of architecture has been largely taking on an approach similar to industrial agriculture; how we can learn from termite mounds to design passively thermal regulated buildings; and more.   Featured music: This is Us by Girl Pow-R Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/234 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 233) Laura Wittig: Learning from the corporate world to elevate conscious businesses

    233) Laura Wittig: Learning from the corporate world to elevate conscious businesses

    04/05/2020 Duração: 40min

    Laura Wittig is the Co-Founder and CEO of Brightly, which is a curated discovery platform for all things ethical + environmentally conscious. In this podcast episode, Laura sheds light on what independent, smaller socially and environmentally conscious businesses can learn from the corporate world to thrive in the market landscape today, keeping in mind that there is no level playing field as larger corporations benefit in cost-savings from cutting corners; what purpose-driven businesses may be able to accomplish that nonprofits with similar missions may have greater challenges with; and more.   Featured music: This is Us by Girl Pow-R Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/233 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 232) Farmer Rishi: How regenerative language can light the way towards planetary healing

    232) Farmer Rishi: How regenerative language can light the way towards planetary healing

    30/04/2020 Duração: 35min

    Farmer Rishi, a former software engineer, is a gardening evangelist and small-scale farmer who uses gardening for personal, social, and ecological healing. He is the Executive Director of Sarvodaya Institute, co-founder of Healing Gardens Community, and lead gardening educator for Kiss the Ground. In this podcast episode, Farmer Rishi sheds light on what regenerative gardening is all about; why we need to distinguish the differences between degenerative vocabulary and regenerative vocabulary; why the concept and terminology of waste in of itself may set us up for failure when trying to live in more regenerative ways; and more.   Featured music: Mission to Earth by NYADO Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/232 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 231) Robert H. Frank: Using peer pressure to reverse our inflating norms of material adequacy

    231) Robert H. Frank: Using peer pressure to reverse our inflating norms of material adequacy

    27/04/2020 Duração: 46min

    Robert H. Frank is a Professor of Management and Economics at Cornell University, Economic View columnist for the New York Times, and the author of many books, including his latest, Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work. In this podcast episode, Robert sheds light on what this current crisis reveals about our economic inequities; why it's important to distinguish between absolute and relative poverty, as well as absolute and relative wealth; how we can leverage the power of peer pressure in our favor to get the changes we wish to create; and more.   Featured music: Mission to Earth by NYADO Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/231 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 230) Melyssa Watson: Uniting people to protect America’s wild places

    230) Melyssa Watson: Uniting people to protect America’s wild places

    23/04/2020 Duração: 35min

    Melyssa Watson is the Executive Director of The Wilderness Society, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect the wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places In this podcast episode, Melyssa sheds light on how much our political climate really affects the conservation work of our wild spaces; how we can turn our public lands, which surprisingly, currently contribute a lot to our national carbon emissions, into a key part of the solution to addressing our ecological breakdown and climate change; and more.   Featured music: Mission to Earth by NYADO Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/230 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 229) David Quammen: Zoonosis and human pandemics exacerbated by ecological disruption

    229) David Quammen: Zoonosis and human pandemics exacerbated by ecological disruption

    20/04/2020 Duração: 42min

    David Quammen is a journalist and the author of several books, including EBOLA, The Tangled Tree, and Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic (2012). In this podcast episode, David sheds light on how zoonotic diseases, like the coronavirus, are related to environmental conservation; how we've been making ourselves more and more vulnerable to having infectious diseases become full-blown pandemics; and more.   Featured music: Mission to Earth by NYADO Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/229 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 228) Ruskin Hartley: Addressing light pollution to protect our dark night skies

    228) Ruskin Hartley: Addressing light pollution to protect our dark night skies

    16/04/2020 Duração: 34min

    Ruskin Hartley has spent over 20 years working in conservation and is now the Executive Director of the International Dark Sky Association, which is the recognized authority on light pollution that's leading the way in the mission to preserve the night globally. In this podcast episode, Ruskin sheds light on why artificial light is a form of pollution—just like air pollution and water pollution; how light pollution impacts our health and the health and natural behaviors of wildlife, such as migratory birds that navigate by moonlight and starlight; and more.   Featured music: Mission to Earth by NYADO Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/228 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 227) Rebecca Henderson: ‘Reimagining capitalism in a world on fire’

    227) Rebecca Henderson: ‘Reimagining capitalism in a world on fire’

    13/04/2020 Duração: 42min

    Rebecca Henderson is an economist, researcher, Harvard professor, and author of the new book, Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire. In this podcast episode, Rebecca Henderson sheds light on the role of purpose-driven businesses in our world today; what'll it take for us to keep the creative freedom, opportunities, and ability to realize our potentials that many people believe capitalism enables, while not ending up with a cut-throat society that fails to have basic human decency in ensuring people and our environments are not exploited for monetary profit; and more.   Featured music: Mission to Earth by NYADO Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/227 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 226) Dr. Zach Bush [PART 2]: Restoring our ecological and human regenerative capacities to heal

    226) Dr. Zach Bush [PART 2]: Restoring our ecological and human regenerative capacities to heal

    09/04/2020 Duração: 29min

    Dr. Zach Bush is a renowned, multi-disciplinary physician of internal medicine, endocrinology, and hospice care, and an internationally recognized educator on the microbiome as it relates to human health. In this part 2 of our conversation (listen to part 1 in episode 225), Dr. Bush sheds light on how we can connect the dots between how we approach earth stewardship and how we approach health care; why taking probiotic supplements, while well-intentioned, may not actually take us closer to supporting an optimal, biodiverse microbiome; and more.   Featured music: Mission to Earth by NYADO Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/226 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 225) Dr. Zach Bush [PART 1]: How agricultural soil health has impacted our public health

    225) Dr. Zach Bush [PART 1]: How agricultural soil health has impacted our public health

    06/04/2020 Duração: 30min

    Dr. Zach Bush is a renowned, multi-disciplinary physician of internal medicine, endocrinology, and hospice care, and an internationally recognized educator on the microbiome as it relates to human health. This conversation was recorded prior to the coronavirus pandemic, but there are many crucial parallels that can be drawn between ecological health and human health, which makes this episode really pertinent to this time. In part one of our two-part conversation, Dr. Bush sheds light on how the use of agrochemicals took over and became the norm in the field of agriculture; the ties between how we treat our soils and the consequential health impacts we then experience; and more.   Featured music: Mission to Earth by NYADO Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/225 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 224) Ryland Engelhart: Embodying gratitude and love through business and soil regeneration

    224) Ryland Engelhart: Embodying gratitude and love through business and soil regeneration

    30/03/2020 Duração: 48min

    Ryland Engelhart is the co-owner of Cafe Gratitude and Gracias Madre and the co-founder of Kiss The Ground, which is a nonprofit that educates and advocates about the connection between soil, human, and planetary health. Kiss the Ground has multiple leadership education courses, including a soil advocacy training course and a regenerative gardening course. In this podcast episode, Ryland sheds light on what it means to not just lessen our environmental impact but to become healers and regenerators of life and biodiversity, which can help to reverse climate change; how Ryland embodies a deep, spiritual sense of gratitude and love through his restaurant businesses as well as his nonprofit focused on regenerating soil and supporting the circularity of life; and more.   Featured music: Mining for Steal by Fuchsia Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/224 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 223) Galina Angarova: Why preserving cultural and language diversity is vital to protecting biodiversity

    223) Galina Angarova: Why preserving cultural and language diversity is vital to protecting biodiversity

    23/03/2020 Duração: 40min

    Galina Angarova is a longtime advocate for Indigenous people's groups and the Executive Director of Cultural Survival, which is a nonprofit organization that fights for Indigenous Peoples' rights and supports Indigenous communities’ self-determination, cultures, and political resilience. In this podcast episode, Galina sheds light on how the diversity of cultures and languages impact biodiversity; what the sacred feminine is and what it means to rebalance the feminine and the masculine for a more just and harmonious world; and more.   Featured music: Mining for Steal by Fuchsia Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/223 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 222) Austin Whitman: Decarbonizing the economy with the Climate Neutral Certification

    222) Austin Whitman: Decarbonizing the economy with the Climate Neutral Certification

    19/03/2020 Duração: 39min

    Austin Whitman is the CEO of Climate Neutral, a new platform helping brands measure, reduce, and offset their entire carbon footprint in a comprehensive manner. He oversees all aspects of the organization in its mission to drive investment into greenhouse gas reductions, and brands that work with Climate Neutral and meet their standards can attain their label, Climate Neutral Certified. In this podcast episode, Austin sheds light on how to assess the trustworthiness of a company when they announce that they're carbon neutral; how voluntary carbon-offset methods by companies in the private sector to address emissions, like the Climate Neutral Certification, differ in their potential than a government-run carbon tax; and more.   Featured music: Mining for Steal by Fuchsia Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/222 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 221) Jason Bradford: Uncovering the unsustainable systems that underlie cities and the case for reruralization

    221) Jason Bradford: Uncovering the unsustainable systems that underlie cities and the case for reruralization

    16/03/2020 Duração: 38min

    Jason Bradford is a biologist, farmer, and the Board President of the Post Carbon Institute, an organization that provides individuals and communities with the resources needed to understand and respond to the interrelated ecological, economic, energy, and equity crises of the 21st century. He notably authored The Future is Rural: Food system adaptations to the great simplification, which presents the case for reversing the trend of urbanization and towards re-ruralization. In this podcast episode, Jason sheds light on the unsustainable systems that underlie and run our cities and why our perception that cites are more efficient and therefore, better for the environment, has been shortsighted; how we can re-ruralize without worsening urban sprawl or wild habitat loss; and more.   Featured music: Mining for Steal by Fuchsia Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/221 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 220) Ane Alencar: Battling the Amazons ongoing deforestation and forest fires

    220) Ane Alencar: Battling the Amazon's ongoing deforestation and forest fires

    12/03/2020 Duração: 37min

    Ane Alencar is the Director of Science for the Amazon Environmental Research Institute, a scientific, non-governmental, nonpartisan, and nonprofit organization that has worked for the sustainable development of the Amazon since 1995. In this podcast episode, Ane sheds light on the ongoing issues of deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest; how the manmade forest fires have been changing its bioregional landscape and water cycle; and more.   Featured music: Mining for Steal by Fuchsia Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/220 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 219) Rob Greenfield: Seeing past our socially constructed normalcy to find health and happiness

    219) Rob Greenfield: Seeing past our socially constructed normalcy to find health and happiness

    09/03/2020 Duração: 45min

    Rob Greenfield (previously featured in episode 98) is an activist and humanitarian dedicated to sustainability, equality, and justice. He just spent an entire year growing and foraging all of his own food, so we invited him back to tell us how his experience went! In this podcast episode, Rob sheds light on the key motivations behind his bold decisions to voluntarily earn no more than the federal poverty threshold each year; why he challenges the conventional wisdom of needing to accumulate monetary wealth to gain 'security'; and more.   Featured music: Mining for Steal by Fuchsia Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/219 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 218) Ezra Silk: Moving into emergency mode to address our ecological breakdown

    218) Ezra Silk: Moving into emergency mode to address our ecological breakdown

    05/03/2020 Duração: 39min

    Ezra Silk is the co-founder of The Climate Mobilization and the author of the organization's 108-page Victory Plan, which is an influential exploration of how the federal government can organize and implement a mobilization to save civilization from the Climate Emergency and ecological crisis. In this podcast episode, Ezra sheds light on what it means to push for a World War II-scale mobilization in addressing our ecological breakdown; why we can't afford to create changes based on gradualism; and more.   Featured music: Mining for Steal by Fuchsia Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/218 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

  • 217) Ronnie Cummins: Building a grassroots movement for the regeneration revolution

    217) Ronnie Cummins: Building a grassroots movement for the regeneration revolution

    02/03/2020 Duração: 44min

    Ronnie Cummins is the co-founder of the Organic Consumers Association and its affiliate in Mexico, Via Organica, as well as a member of the Steering Committee at Regeneration International. His latest book is Grassroots Rising: A Call to Action on Climate, Farming, Food, and a Green New Deal. In this podcast episode, Ronnie sheds light on his path towards building a grassroots movement of millions of organic consumers; why he views fake foods, such as fake meat, as a false solution to our broken food system; how the regeneration movement can help to unify our varied, siloed movements focusing on different aspects of our social and ecological crises; and more.   Featured music: Mining for Steal by Fuchsia Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/217 Weekly solutions-based news: www.greendreamer.com  Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support  Instagram: www.instagram.com/greendreamerpodcast

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