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World Changing Ideas

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Rising temperatures, homelessness, food scarcity, and a lack of access to healthcare, how we address these colossal issues is critical. World Changing Ideas is a show that investigates how innovation can solve these problems and help kick-start a new future. We’re highlighting the solutions thatRead more

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How We Can Tackle Climate Equity With the World’s Oldest Tech: Trees

Dec 1 • 25:32

Environmental Justice covers a lot of areas, including cultural, social, and economic elements. On this episode, we wanted to dive into how tree equity can help create more socioeconomic equity in urban landscapes....

Best of WCI: Gravity Payments

Nov 24 • 09:14

In the holiday spirit of generosity and gratitude, we wanted to bring you one of our favorite interviews from this past year....

How This Cashmere Cardigan Wants to Save the Planet One Goat at a Time

Nov 17 • 29:17

Back in May, we learned about the lowest carbon footprint sneaker with Cariuma cofounders David Python and Fernando Porto. Today we’ll be diving into a different type of clothing - luxury fashion....

Innovator's Inspiration: Jelani Memory

Nov 10 • 07:47

How Should We Talk to Kids About Racism

Nov 3 • 32:24

Racism is an elusive concept but one that pervades almost every facet of society. It's been the architect of many injustices, and it’s something this country is continuing to face on a daily basis....

Innovator's Inspiration: Jen Willig

Oct 27 • 09:18

How Playing Video Games Can Help Fight Malnutrition

Oct 20 • 20:19

According to UNICEF, severe acute malnutrition threatens an estimated 16 million children worldwide and claims the lives of approximately one million more. One of the most common interventions by the UN is to provide Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food packets....

Best of WCI: Mayors for a Guaranteed Income

Oct 13 • 08:45

Last week, Andrew Yang released a book about his ideas on transforming our political and economic systems. Yang is most well-known for popularizing the idea of a universal basic income but it’s a concept that’s been around for centuries and now it’s having a moment on the local level....

How We Can Solve the Water Crisis by Grabbing Water from Thin Air

Oct 6 • 27:10

Over 2 billion people suffer from unsafe drinking water or lack access to a reliable source of drinking water....

Innovator's Inspiration: Cody Friesen

Sep 29 • 10:25

As part of our new initiative to bring you more context on the topics we cover, we’re starting a series we’re calling, “Innovator’s Inspiration.” Since our show is all about innovation, we wanted to really home in on what drives people to develop the ideas that ultimately solve those challenging issues we face....

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