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“Career Currency” – w Hr Guru Rita Trehan

Putting your career into higher gear takes deliberate steps, and times of change present opportunities - like what we face now in the energy and sustainability space, especially with the new U.S. leadership. Grab your notebook or however you take notes for this one!...

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Career Planning – w Alaina Love’s “Passionality”

How do you find the job that makes you feel your best, be engaged in your work? Those of us in the green economy want to make a difference and bring our passion for it to work. But short of going to work for a non-profit or volunteering, how do we do it? Listen here...

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Climate, National Security: w Sherri Goodman of DoD, CNA

This will surprise you. As a former Deputy Secretary of Defense, and the former Senior Vice President and General Counsel and Military Advisor at CNA, a top national security think tank, Sherri Goodman knows national security.  She pioneered Environmental Security,...

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Food & the Planet – w Molly Brown, NASA, UMD

Dr. Molly Brown gives you a new way of looking at a menu and the super market. She's written a major book for NASA on food security and climate change, as well as your health. She'll surprise you....   Listen to Molly Brown explain: What to eat and why - from the...

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Zero-Carbon Baby?! – w USCAN Keya Chatterje

Babies create a lot of waste and need a lot of energy. Just ask Keya Chatterje, Executive Director at USCAN and formerly at the World Wildlife Fund, who decided with her brave husband to try to raise your new baby with a zero carbon footprint, at least for the first...

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Books for Kids! – w Famed Author Lynne Cherry

Teach Your Kids About the Wonders of Mother Nature & Protecting it w These Great Book ideas Kids have power.. and once kids know how much power they have to make change, they start acting.” Lynne Cherry Listen to Lynne Cherry, author of over thirty children’s...

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Holiday Gifts Made By “Real” Makers Across America

Tired of buying the same types of gifts? Want your "consumer power" to match your values? Listen to Jules Pieri, Founder & CEO of the creative gift site The Grommet on Green Connections Radio describe unique gifts “made by real people with stories and values worth...

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Travelers! – Eco/Sustainable Tourism w Nat Geo

Attention travelers! Are you planning a holiday trip? Do you want to make “sustainable” choices? Listen to Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson’s interview with National Geographic Editor-at-Large Costas Christ – in our new iHeartRadio studio! – on: The...

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Foodies! – Storing Leftovers w FreshBox

Attention foodies! Do you want to store holiday (and other) leftovers? Twin sisters Allison and Megan are innovating food storage with Fresh Box, a new food packaging system. They earned a spot at the Clean Tech Open Southeast too. Described as a “soda stream unit for...

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Breaking up CO2 – @3M w Laura Nereng

When you hear “3M” you think of Post-it notes, right? Not so fast. 3M is innovating in cleantech – really – and breaking new ground, especially in reducing carbon emissions. Listen to Laura Nereng, Program Manager of 3M’s Clean Energy Innovation, explain to Green...

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Green Home Buying – w Kari Klaus, Viva Green Homes

Whether you’re looking to rent or buy a home, apartment, condo, or townhouse, historically you’ve had to ask a lot of questions to find out about the home’s energy efficiency and carbon footprint. Meet Kari Klaus of Viva Green Homes, a new home listing service that is...

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Electric Bikes! – w Amber Wason of Riide

Love urban living but fed up with traffic? So were Amber Wason and her co-founder Jeff Stefanis. Instead of just complaining, they got to work and developed a cool new electric bike, launched a campaign to fund it on Kickstarter and then.... cleverly made a deal with...

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Navigating Legislation – w NCSEA’s Betsy McCorkle

With a new President of the United States and a new Congress taking shape in the election shortly, we assess the energy legislation and tax incentives on the books to nudge the clean energy economy forward with Betsy McCorkle, head of governmental affairs at the North...

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SXSW Eco – Super Corp. Sustainability Tips from CSO’s

What a powerful discussion! You'll definitely want to take notes on this one. Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson moderated a panel of veteran leaders in corporate sustainability at SXSW Eco 2016, unearthing great tips and insights that you can use right away....

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“We are All Accountable” – w Lauren Leader-Chivee

To innovate, we need new ideas, new perspectives, new solutions. To get these new ideas, we need differing points of view at the table. differing experiences and perspectives. To get these differing points of view, we need a diverse set of people at the table. Yet,...

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Recycling Reinvented – with Melissa Walsh-Innes

Melissa Lifts the Lid on How Recycling Really Works (or Doesn't) Do you think your community recycles? Think again. Just because it’s picked up doesn’t mean it’s recycled properly. Listen to Melissa Walsh Innes, of Recycling Reinvented, talk with Green Connections...

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Joan, I love your show, you’re a terrific interviewer, you ask smart questions, and your topics are important and interesting. Green Connections is a favorite!!!
– David, CEO EdgeStudio.com

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Joan Bryna Michelson, MBA is an award-winning business and communications leader, public speaker and host of the acclaimed podcast series, Green Connections Radio™... Read More

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