The Peel

by Southface Institute

Welcome to The Peel, where we break through the surface of sustainability in Florida and get to the juicy stuff at the center of it all.

Podcast episodes

  • 027 - Easy as ESG

    027 - Easy as ESG

    Greenwashing or not? We dive all in on ESG factors in investing and if they're a good measure of company accountability with Ryan Foelske of RMI. Host: Amber Whittle, PhD | Executive Director of Southface Sarasota Guest: Ryan Foelske | Manager, Carbon-Free Electricity at RMI

  • 026 - The World Stage

    026 - The World Stage

    Art that addresses climate concerns is a unique way to forge emotional connections with new audiences and approach pressing issues in a less technical light. We talk with playwright Chantal Bilodeau on recent projects and her take on this unique blend of art and science. Host: Amber Whittle, PhD | Executive Director of Southface Sarasota Guest: Chantal Bilodeau | Climate Change Theatre Action

  • 025 - The Misinformation Machine

    025 - The Misinformation Machine

    Trying to combat climate misinformation and science denial at the Thanksgiving table? We talk with John Cook, senior research fellow at Melbourne Center for Behavior Change on how to tackle those difficult conversations. Host: Amber Whittle, PhD | Executive Director of Southface Sarasota Guest: John Cook | Sr. Research Fellow at Melbourne Center for Behavior Change

  • 024 - Advocacy 101 w/ Environmental Defense Fund

    024 - Advocacy 101 w/ Environmental Defense Fund

    On this live webinar episode of The Peel, Dawn Sherriffs from Environmental Defense Fund talks on how you can effectively advocate for energy policy change at a local level. Host: Davis Foster | Graphic Design + Media Manager, Southface Guest: Dawn Sherriffs | Environmental Defense Fund

  • 023 - Soak Up The Sun

    023 - Soak Up The Sun

    Julia Herbst from Solar United Neighbors joins us to discuss solar co-ops, the future of rooftop solar in FL, and how SUN is working to help more people go solar and fight for energy rights. Host: Amber Whittle, PhD | Executive Director of Southface Sarasota Guest: Julia Herbst | Gulf Coast Solar Program Associate for Solar United Neighbors