Dr. Hoi Fei Mok - San Leandro Office of Sustainability
This episode of Climate Vibes with Dr. Hoi Fei Mok focuses on the importance of climate storytelling, especially for youth. Fei is the sustainability manager at the City of San Leandro, and they build out equitable, community-driven climate solutions in their hometown of San Leandro.
Crystal Huang - People Power Solar Cooperative
In this episode, Crystal Huang of the People Power Solar Co-op encourages us to reframe our existentially necessary transition to clean energy as an opportunity to promote social equity. As the name of the co-op suggests, this literal power transition away from fossil fuels is also a chance to bring more power to the people. Crystal is an experienced community organizer and founding member of the People Power Solar Co-op, which includes Oakland communities in the solar energy movement. She is also a co-founder of The Cross Pollinators, which promotes the exchange of ideas between changemakers.
Dr. Andy Jones and Melecio Estrella
This episode features a stimulating and uplifting conversation with Dr. Andy Jones and Melecio Estrella on the intersection of the arts and sciences; as well as on the future of the climate movement. Andy is Deputy Director of the Climate Readiness Institute and a research scientist in the Climate and Ecosystem Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Melecio Estrella is the artistic director of Bandaloop, a world renowned dance company and pioneer in the field of vertical performance.
Yury Revich - Green Music
In this episode I met with renowned classical violinist, Yury Revich and pianist and concert manager, Yuliya Draganova in Vienna to talk about what led them to use their music for climate change activism and exactly how they are changing their world with their newest project, Green Music. Yury is an award-winning violinist who has performed on the world's most prestigious music stages, including Carnegie Hall, La Scala, and with the Berlin Philharmonic. Yuliya has performed across Europe, has won several awards at festivals and competitions across Europe, and is also fully devoted piano teacher.
Liore Milgrom-Gartner - Interfaith, Power, & Light
In this episode I met up with Liore Milgrom-Gartner, Northern Director of the California chapter of the organization, Interfaith Power & Light. Interfaith Power & Light is an organization tackling climate change through a faith based approach, advocating for climate policy at the state and national level, and working with all types of congregations to promote clean energy and environmentally conscious behavior. To learn more about ILP check out their website: https://www.interfaithpowerandlight.org/ To learn more about the Climate Music Project check us out at: https://climatemusic.org/