Now On Bionic Planet: 2017 Year In Review

Climate Dec 31, 2017
Steve Zwick

This past year was a turbulent one, with Donald Trump doing everything in his power to dismantle the federal US environmental protection apparatus, and most media finding themselves too enthralled with the Trump Show to focus on climate change and its solutions. Still, here’s a look back at the stories that stood out in the year past.

31 December 2017 | We’ve produced 19 episodes of Bionic Planet since the election of Donald Trump, mostly focused on the work of people trying to fix the climate mess — and in today’s episode I look back on some of the ones that seemed to resonate most with listeners.  Bionic Planet can be accessed on iTunesTuneInStitcher, or directly on this device here:

Today’s guests include:
Mike Korchinsky, who runs the private conservation group Wildlife Works
Former UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer
Anthony Hobley of the Carbon Tracker Initiative
Christian Christian de Valle of Althelia Ecosphere
Toby Gardner of the Stockholm Environment Institute
Michael Mathres of Zaluvida
Bertrand Piccard of Solar Impulse
Andrew Mitchell of the Global Canopy Programme
Noelle-Claire LeCann and Richard Fronapfel of AlphaSource Advisors
Genevieve Bennett and Brian Schaap of Forest Trends
Marco Albani of Tropical Forest Alliance 2020
Charlotte Streck of Climate Focus
Mark Buckley of Staples
Danna Smith of the Dogwood Alliance
Ally Bahroudi of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility

About the Author

Steve Zwick
Steve Zwick is the Managing Editor of Ecosystem Marketplace. Before joining EM, he covered European business and security issues for Time Magazine, Fortune Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal. He also hosted the current affairs program Newslink on Deutsche Welle Radio, and has twice been short-listed for the World Leadership Forum’s Business Journalist of the Year Award.