The Interactive Hub

Below are some of the calls to action and resources shared by entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, policymakers, students, and artists that joined Interactive 2021. To add a resource, share it on Twitter or LinkedIn with #interactive2021.

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Climate x Social Equity Playlist

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Watt It Takes | Emily Kirsch, CEO of Powerhouse, interviews Donnel Baird, CEO of BlocPower, about how he channeled his frustration and anger around racial unfairness into a business model for the energy transition. Apple Podcasts

Scaling to Zero | In each episode, we join Dawn Lippert and the Elemental team as we talk about climate tech, social equality, and what drives entrepreneurs to create change. Apple Podcasts and Spotify

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Emerson Collective Fellows Friday | Dawn Lippert interviews Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson about the essays she curated for All We Can Save

Data Justice Talk Story | Hosted by Vibrant Hawaii

Elemental Short Films | Meet entrepreneurs scaling solutions at the nexus of climate and social equity

Venture Playlist

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LA Venture | Taj Eldridge tells us about his brand new $250M fund, Include Ventures. Apple Podcasts and Spotify

Disruption Now | Brian Brackeen is creating a real Wakanda by investing in black and brown entrepreneurs all across the country. Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts

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Kapor Center | Three immediate actions VC firms can take to invest in black founders

Policy Playlist

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The Rick Smith Show | Aimee Barnes, Elemental’s Senior Policy Advisor, on Sensible Green Policy. PodBean

TED Radio Hour | Michael Tubbs: What Does It Take To Transform A Struggling City? NPR

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NowThis News | Tackling Equity & Climate Innovation with Donnel Baird, CEO of BlocPower; Secretary of Energy Granholm; and Laurene Powell Jobs, President of Emerson Collective

 

Movies, Books, and Short Stories

 

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A Wild Love for the World | A Buddhist philosopher of ecology, Joanna Macy says we are at a pivotal moment in history with the possibility to unravel or create a life-sustaining human society

The Overstory | A book by Richard Powers

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Talking Trash by Nike | Singer-songwriter Billie Eilish talks with marine biologist and climate expert Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson about speaking up, taking action, and shifting the culture

Inventing Tomorrow | Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats – found right in their own backyards

Baraka | A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life

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All My Relations | This special three-part series is a story about land, culture, and connections to place—it’s the story to protect Mauna Kea on the Island of Hawaii — featuring Noe Noe Won-Wilson. Google Podcasts

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