Dean Rachel Kyte – Resilience and Policy Geoversiv – Earth Intelligence

Dean Rachel Kyte is the 14th Dean and the only woman to lead the prestigious Tufts University Fletcher Graduate School.  It is the only graduate-only school of international affairs in the country. Prior to Tufts she was a special representative of the UN Secretary General and CEO of Sustainable Energy for All.  Previously, she held positions as Group Vice President of the World Bank and her diplomatic work drew world leaders to the table, the result of which was the Paris Agreement.  She was appointed by the British throne a "Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George" for her work on climate change.  A wide ranging discussion with one of most influential and learned people in the world on the subject of climate change policy.
  1. Dean Rachel Kyte – Resilience and Policy
  2. Project Drawdown – Episode 016
  3. News Brief #4 Texas Grid Failure
  4. Robert Bryce -Electricity Poverty
  5. News Brief #3

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Ep 16: Jonathan Foley on Project Drawdown & mobilizing climate solutions

Dr. Jonathan Foley is Executive Director of Project Drawdown. He has published over 130 peer-reviewed scientific articles, including many highly cited works in Science, Nature, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. has been featured by hundreds of prestigious venues, including the Aspen Institute, the World Bank, the National Geographic Society, the Chautauqua […]

News Brief: Texas grid failure leads to crisis

Unusually cold weather shut down a large percentage of generation capacity in Texas. Sub-freezing temperatures caused operating failures throughout the Texas electrical grid. Natural gas lines and water supplies have been disrupted. Millions of people have been left without heat. The death toll is rising. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is getting a […]

Ep 15: Interview with Robert Bryce, on electricity poverty

Electricity makes modern human existence possible. Lack of access to electricity locks people and communities into poverty that is hard to escape. In Episode 15 of Earth Intelligence, we welcome Robert Bryce, whose work highlights the liberating power of electricity and the challenge of getting it to everyone sustainably. Robert Bryce is a Texas-based author, […]

UN Secretary General calls for Net-zero as ‘New Normal’

News from UN Climate Change UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on all governments to come forward with significantly more ambitious nationally determined contributions by the UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, at the latest, with 2030 targets consistent with a net zero pathway. During a briefing to Member States, Mr. Guterres cited an exponential growth of […]

Cities investing in healthy and sustainable food environments for all children

By Andrea Oyuela and Samantha Nesrallah (EAT), Louise Hesseldal and Lykke Schmidt (Cities Changing Diabetes) and Jens Aerts, D’Arcy Williams and Jo Jewell (UNICEF) — in Cities Today Despite the world’s farmers producing enough food to feed 1.5x the global population, over 820 million people continue to go hungry every day. In parallel, 38 million […]


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The Geoversiv Earth Intelligence podcast is your window into the frontier work of imagining, designing, forging, and securing a future of sustainable health and resilience, open to all. Legendary investigative journalist and long-time television news anchor Don Shelby is the host and executive producer of Geoversiv Earth Intelligence. The lead contributors are Myra Jackson and Joe Robertson.