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The Climate Pod

English, News, 1 seasons, 267 episodes, 3 days 12 hours 51 minutes
The Climate Pod is a wide-ranging conversation with leading experts on the politics, economics, activism, culture, science, and social justice issues at the heart of the climate crisis. Hear from guests like Jane Goodall, Gov. Jay Inslee, Jeffrey Sachs, David Wallace-Wells, Adam McKay, Bill Nye, Robert Bullard, Catherine Coleman Flowers, Ted Danson, Michael Mann, Rainn Wilson, Stephanie Kelton, Mark Hyman, and many more. Hosted by brothers Ty and Brock Benefiel.
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Norway Climate Minister Espen Barth Eide on the Energy Crisis, Plastics, and International Cooperation in the Wake of Russia's Invasion

As war erupted in Ukraine earlier this year, the United Nations Environmental Assembly passed a historic resolution to negotiate the end of plastic pollution. As the Russian invasion continued, its ripple effects were felt throughout Europe and the rest of the world as Russian gas imports decreased, energy prices increased, and leaders were faced with balancing short-term energy needs with long-term climate goals. Perhaps no one can speak to all of this better than Norway's Climate and Environment Minister Espen Barth Eide. In addition to his leadership in Norway, Mr. Eide also served as the President of the UNEA's Fifth Assembly and presided over the passing of the Plastics Resolution. Mr. Eide addresses the fact that Norway has increased its supply of natural gas to all time highs as it replaces Russia as Europe's primary natural gas supplier and what that means for the country's climate goals. He also discusses how the Russian invasion may lead to even more unprecedented i
07/09/202250 minutes 27 seconds