The Beam Podcast

The Beam Podcast

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Do you hear the calls to fight climate change? The calls to mitigate its impact? To be more sustainable to preserve our planet for the generations to come? Sometimes, these calls leave us overwhelmed and confused. And at times, we still ask ourselves, …


Cities: Bracing for Climate Change
Jan 12 • 60 min
Adaptation to climate change in developing countries is vital and it is a high and urgent priority for governments. Unfortunately, COP25 in Madrid showed the vast disconnect between the urgency that some communities are feeling at home and the pace …
Women at the Forefront of Climate Action
Nov 29, 2019 • 59 min
Did you know that women are 14 times more likely to die during natural disasters than men globally? And 80% of people displaced by climate change are women and girls! Studies have also shown that women are at greater risk of sexual and gender-based …
How to Build Sustainable Cities of the Future
Oct 27, 2019 • 50 min
About 4,2 billion of us—more than half of humanity—live in cities today. By 2030, which is barely 11 years from now, this figure is expected to reach 5 billion. This rapid urbanisation is exerting a huge pressure on fresh water supplies, sewage, the…
Powering the Globe with 100% Renewables
Sep 22, 2019 • 43 min
Let’s start with a seemingly basic but crucial subject in the context of fighting climate change. Is it possible to power our planet with 100% renewable? If so, how do we do that and how can we accelerate the transition? How do we stop subsidising f…
Introducing The Beam Podcast
Sep 1, 2019 • 2 min
Do you hear the calls to fight climate change? The calls to mitigate its impact? To be more sustainable to preserve our planet for the generations to come? Sometimes, these calls leave us overwhelmed and confused. And at times, we still…