Hopeful Environmentalist

by Taylor Ganis

Previously known as the Angry Environmentalist, our host, Taylor Ganis, has re-branded to the Hopeful Environmentalist with a mission to spread more positivity in the climate space. We bring on guest speakers to discuss hot environmental topics. Our goal is to spread hope and provide you with actions that you can take to create hope. Come listen if you're wanting to hear different perspectives on hot topics. And of course, alwa... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E24 - How Hope and Optimism Can Help The Environmental Movement: A Discussion With The Climate Optimist

    S01 E24 - How Hope and Optimism Can Help The Environmental Movement: A Discussion With The Climate Optimist

    Are you an environmentalist who is angry (kind of like our old podcast name)? In this episode, we speak with the Climate Optimist herself, Anne Therese Gennari, about how we can shift from angry activists, to optimistic and resour...

    47:41
  • S01 E23 - What is Climate Anxiety and How Can You Cope With It?

    S01 E23 - What is Climate Anxiety and How Can You Cope With It?

    Have you heard of terms like climate anxiety and climate doomism? Do you want to learn more about these two topics and how to cope with them? Well you're in luck! In this episode, I speak with climate psychologist, Jessica Kleczka...

    29:12
  • S01 E22 - Artistic Expression as a Tool to Fight Climate Change

    S01 E22 - Artistic Expression as a Tool to Fight Climate Change

    In this mini episode, the Hopeful Environmentalist speaks with the co-founder of the Artist Climate Collective to discuss the intersections between art/dancing and the climate crisis. We look at how artistic expression can be a gr...

    12:13
  • S01 E21 - Environmental Science, Policy, and Studies: What's The Difference?

    S01 E21 - Environmental Science, Policy, and Studies: What's The Difference?

    We've all heard environmental science, policy, and studies, but what makes each of these different? What kinds of jobs can you get? Do you need a degree? Our host, Taylor, answers all of these questions in this episode. Grab a pie...

    24:36
  • S01 E20 - I'm More Scared of Coconuts Than Sharks

    S01 E20 - I'm More Scared of Coconuts Than Sharks

    For this weeks episode, our host, Taylor, speaks with Cheryl McCarron from the Non-Profit, Shark Angels, about why sharks are so important and why there has been national headlines about shark bites in New York. We talk about the ...

    18:32