By Julie Hancher & Brady Halligan
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City Rising is a podcast that compares how different cities are approaching sustainability and climate solutions. Cohosts Julie Hancher & Brady Halligan interview guests from various cities to discuss how our environment is connecting people, planet and creates future opportunities. Episode 1 debuts on October 3, 2018.
||CleanCleaning up Philly's Trashy Reputation: Talking Zero Waste & Litter with Nic Esposito||How does Philadelphia tackle litter? We talk with Philadelphia's Zero Waste and Litter Director, Nic Esposito, to discuss Philly's litter problem, zero waste, recycling problems, our disposable culture and more in this episode of City Rising.||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow CUSP is making Climate Change Education FUN with Richard Johnson||How can we make learning about climate change relevant, local and fun? CUSP is an organization that is uniting the sustainability community to learn about local climate solutions. We interview Richard Johnson of The Franklin Institute is the Manager of||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Orlando is Reimagining its City's Reputation with Chris Castro||Orlando is the most visited destination of the Americas. But what is the city of Orlando doing to mitigate the impacts of Climate Change? We Interview the Director of Sustainability, Chris Castro, to discuss how to disrupt change in a state where the te||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Philly is Tackling Climate Change with Christine Knapp||Hear Christine Knapp, Philadelphia's Office of Sustainability Director on how cities are leading on climate. What is Philadelphia doing to mitigate climate impacts? Without the federal government support, how are cities stepping up? How do cities work||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Philly Greens Buildings: 2030 District with Alex Dews||Buildings contribute 60% of carbon emissions in Philadelphia. Alex Dews, Director of Green Building United, joins us to talk about the Philadelphia 2030 District, with goals including 50% reductions in energy use, water consumption, and transportation e||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhere are Renewable Energy Jobs? Green Careers (Part 2 )||Emily Schapira, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Energy Authority, provides insight into her work with the Philadelphia Energy Campaign and how she merged her passion for a huge energy-related problem into an impactful career path. Listen to an in||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFuture of Buildings: Pittsburgh 2030 District with Angelica Ciranni||Paris NOT Pittsburgh? (Think again.) One way cities are curbing climate change is by making buildings more efficient. Find out how the 2030 District model in Pittsburgh set goals to improve building performance with 50% reductions in energy use, water c||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGreen Careers: Finding jobs, Keeping employees & Future workforce with Dan Smolen||What is meaningful work? How do I set myself up for a rewarding career? Are robots going to take our jobs? On this Episode of City Rising, we dive into these topics and others related to the climate action workforce with our guest, Dan Smolen.||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCity Rising: Season Trailer||Co-hosts Julie Hancher and Brady Halligan introduce City Rising, a new podcast about how cities are working on climate solutions. Hear clips from upcoming Season One guests, including Dan Smolen, Alex Dews, Angelica Ciranni and Emily Schapira.||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great New Podcast
City Rising is a great new podcast. It is very informative and the hosts are extremely knowledgeable, which helps make the podcast more crediable. I am excited to continue tuning in each week to listen and learn more about green/sustainable news and updates. Highly recommend for anyone that's interested in learning more about what cities are doing to help their cities become sustainable.
Excited to see where City Rising goes
City Rising is a positive force for climate solutions. In a time of fearing the administration’s next strike on the environment, City Rising interviews guests in a variety of cities that are making changes towards a better future. Can’t wait to hear the future episodes!
The City Rises!
Just listened to great premiere episode of City Rising. Truly enjoy the information on green careers from former recruiter Dan Smolen. Keep up the great work!