Episodes

Sept. 22, 2021

Ep55: Elizabeth Wathuti 'Planting the Seeds of Inspiration'

Elizabeth Wathuti is a Kenyan environment and climate activist and founder of the Green Generation Initiative, which nurtures yo…

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Sept. 15, 2021

Ep 54: Laurence Tubiana 'The Éminence Grise of the Paris Agreement'

Laurence Tubiana is CEO of the European Climate Foundation (ECF). In addition, she is the Chair of the Board of Governors at the …

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Sept. 8, 2021

Ep53: Eamon Ryan 'Ireland's Jolly Green Giant'

Eamon Ryan is the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Minister for Transport in the Irish government and le…

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Sept. 1, 2021

Ep52: Tony Abbott 'Green Trade or Green Trade-Off'

Tony Abbott was the Australian PM between 2013 and 2015, the leader of the Liberal Party between 2009 and 2015 and an MP for Warr…

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Aug. 11, 2021

Cleaning Up Audioblog Episode 4: Separating Hype from Hydrogen – Part…

This episode of Cleaning Up is based on a October 2020 blog written by Michael for BloombergNEF https://about.bnef.com/blog/liebr…

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Aug. 4, 2021

Cleaning Up Audioblog Episode 3: Separating Hype from Hydrogen – Part…

This episode of Cleaning Up is based on a October 2020 blog written by Michael for BloombergNEF https://about.bnef.com/blog/lieb…

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July 28, 2021

Cleaning Up Audioblog Episode 2: Climate Action – It’s The Trade, Stu…

This episode of Cleaning Up is based on a June 2021 blog written by Michael for BloombergNEF https://about.bnef.com/blog/liebre…

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July 21, 2021

Ep51: Yousef Alshammari 'Saudi Arabia's net zero conundrum'

Dr. Yousef Alshammari, is the CEO and Head of Oil Research at CMarkits. He is a former Research Fellow in energy economics at OPE…

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July 14, 2021

Ep50: Lord John Browne 'Beyond Net Zero'

Lord Browne is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic on climate and Net Zero, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s…

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July 7, 2021

Ep49: Johan Rockström 'Pushing Planetary Boundaries'

Johan Rockström is Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and Professor in Earth System Science at t…

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June 30, 2021

Ep48: Nick Stern 'Planetary Crisis? Call an Economist!'

Professor Lord Nicholas Stern is the IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute …

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June 23, 2021

Ep47: Gina Domanig 'Open to Innovation'

Gina Domanig is the Managing Partner and founder of Emerald Technology Ventures, the first independent cleantech venture capital …

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June 16, 2021

Ep46: Angelina Galiteva 'California's Clean Energy Dream'

Angelina Galiteva has been appointed Chair of the California Independent System Operator’s Board of Governors in 2020, after a de…

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June 9, 2021

Ep45: Catherine McKenna 'Powering Canada Past Coal'

Catherine McKenna is a Canadian Liberal politician serving as the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities since 2019. Before t…

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June 2, 2021

Ep44: James Thornton 'Enforcing the Laws of Nature'

James Thornton is the CEO and founder of ClientEarth, a leading environmental law organisation in Europe. Since its establishment…

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May 26, 2021

Ep43: Nigel Topping 'Racing to Zero'

Nigel Topping was appointed UK High Level Champion for Climate Action in January 2020. His role involves bringing together differ…

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May 19, 2021

Ep42: Thomas Nowak 'Pumping Heat'

Thomas Nowak is the Secretary General of the European Heat Pump Association - he’s an expert on heating and electricity. Thomas …

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May 12, 2021

Ep41: Sharan Burrow 'Just Transition or Just Talk?'

Sharan Burrow has been the General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation since 2010. In her role she represent…

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May 5, 2021

Cleaning Up Audioblog - Episode 1: Climate and Finance, Lessons from …

This episode of Cleaning Up is based on a March 2021 blog written by Michael for BloombergNEF https://about.bnef.com/blog/liebre…

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April 28, 2021

Ep40: Naoko Ishii 'Global Environment Facilitator'

Naoko Ishii is a professor, executive vice president and Director of the Center for Global Commons at the University of Tokyo sin…

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April 22, 2021

Ep39: Debate Special with Gareth Wyn Jones and Ben Goldsmith 'The Arg…

It’s a first here on Cleaning Up, our very own debate special. Today we will be joined by Ben Goldsmith and Gareth Wyn-Jones to d…

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April 14, 2021

Ep38: Tony Blair 'A Masterclass in Climate Geopolitics'

Tony Blair, UK Prime Minister from 1997 to 2007 and Executive Chairman of the Tony Blair Institute, joins Michael Liebreich for t…

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March 31, 2021

Ep37: Teresa Ribera 'Driving the Ecological Transition'

Teresa Ribera, Deputy Prime Minister in the Spanish government and the Minister for the Ecological Transition and Demographic Cha…

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March 24, 2021

Ep36: Prof. Jim Skea 'It's climate, Jim, but not as we know it.'

This week, Michael Liebreich is joined by Professor Jim Skea from Imperial College London’s Centre for Environmental Policy and t…

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