The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever To Reverse Global Warming
By The Last Environmentalist
LE003 The Most Comprehensive Plan to Reverse Global Warming Katharine Wilkinson is the Senior Writer of the New York Times bestseller, Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming. She is also Vice President of Communications and Engagement at Project Drawdown, the research organization focused on analyzing and identifying potential solutions to global climate change. Katharine holds a doctorate in geography and environment from Oxford where she was a Rhodes scholar and a B.A. in religion from Suwannee the University of the South. In 2019, Planned Parenthood Southeast honored Katharine as a “Legend in the Making.” Katharine Wilkinson joins me today to discuss why the climate change crisis requires courage and “bold hearts.” She explains how she maintains her courage to continue her efforts in reversing global warming and how Drawdown inspires communities to increase awareness and discussions around climate change and the environment. She also discusses the connection between the global population and environmental concerns and how fundamental women’s rights and gender equality can make a difference on the environment. “If we were all coming to climate action from more of a place of excitement and passion and playing big - we would be more powerful.” - Katharine Wilkinson This week on The Last Environmentalist Podcast: Why Katharine believes the climate change crisis requires courage and “bold hearts” How she maintains the courage to continue to find solutions to the climate change crisis How Drawdown is inspiring communities across the country to start discussions about global warming and the environment Reframing the concept of “fighting” climate change The importance of raising awareness and understanding of viable climate change solutions and how it impacts society’s ability to envision what the future could look like What she finds most satisfying about working in the environmental space How she’s working with women and girls leading climate action How the global population impacts today’s climate change crisis How fundamental women’s rights and gender equality impacts the health of the environment What you can do to take action to reverse global warming Resources Mentioned: Mothers of Invention Podcast Connect with Katharine Wilkinson: Project Drawdown Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming book How empowering women and girls can help stop global warming - TedTalk Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Instagram Impacting the Environment, One Story at a Time Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of The Last Environmentalist, the podcast bringing you insights from today’s climate change heroes and innovators and revealing why this is our moment for hope. If you enjoyed this episode, head over to Apple Podcasts to subscribe to the show and leave us your honest review. Join the conversation and share your story on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Don’t forget to share your favorite episodes on social media to help inspire, educate, and motivate others to discover innovative solutions that will impact the future of our environment. The Last Environmentalist is produced by Auxbus. You can create your own great podcast - faster and easier - at Auxbus.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.