Geoff Dembiki (August 29, 2017)


Impact looks at how millennial values have impacted politics and climate change with Geoff Dembiki, author of Are We Screwed? a nuanced and powerful examination of millennial values, their impact on politics and how both are connected to their fight to survive climate change.

Captain Philip Renaud and Sam Purkis (July 6th, 2017)


Impact looks at the how one of the largest ocean-going scientific research vessels is offering scientists the ability to find out what is happening to our oceans as our climate changes. Executive Director of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation Phil Renaud and Sam Purkis Professor, and Head of the Department of Marine Geosciences, University of Miami join us on Impact.

Katharine Hayhoe (July 5th 2017)

Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe photographed at the National Ranching Heritage Museum in Lubbock, Texas on April 16, 2014.
Photo Credit: Ashley Rodgers—Texas Tech University


Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist and associate professor of political science at Texas Tech University, where she is director of the Climate Science Center. She has written over 120 peer-reviewed papers, abstracts, and other publications. Together with her husband Andrew Farley, they have written eight books including The Naked Gospel and most recently A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions, a book that untangles the complex science and tackles many long-held misconceptions about global warming.

Al Gore (June 29, 2017)


Al Gore s an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. At the end of Clinton’s second term, Gore was picked as the Democratic nominee for the 2000 presidential election. After leaving office, Gore remained prominent as an author and environmental activist, whose work in climate change activism earned him (jointly with the IPCC) the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. He talks about ctivism, the many faces of denial and hope.

Naomi Klein (June 26, 2017)


Naomi is a Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker known for her political analyses and criticism of corporate globalization and capitalism. She discusses her views of the world and her new book No Is Not Enough, Resisting the Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need. We talk about why we need history, politics, strategy and optimism and that another world is possible.

Kelly Oliver (June 18, 2017)


Kelly Oliver an American philosopher and novelist whose work contributes to the fields of feminism, film theory, media studies, political philosophy, and ethics. Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University and author of Animal Lessons. She discusses philosophy reads humanity against animality, arguing that “man” is man because he is separate from beast. Kelly discusses that, in fact, it is the animal that teaches us to be human.

Ann Mortifee (June 15, 2017)


Ann discusses her career and her new musical The Mysteries. Ann is fascinated with the ancient myth of Persephone in the underworld and believes that its powerful impact on the thought leaders of western civilisation has continued through the centuries. She trusts that if we can revision the myth the impact could change the world.

Chad Frischmann (June 13, 2017)


Impact looks at Project Drawdown founded by Paul Hawken while he was writing the book Drawdown to bring together thousands of scientists to find out where we need to focus to handle Climate Change. We speak with Chad Frischmann, Project Drawdown’s Vice President and Research Director.