Episode Info

The climate crisis is one of the world’s greatest threats—and project leaders around the globe are stepping in, helping mitigate its effects with ambitious and innovative initiatives. Guests are:

Dan Balaban, co-founder, president and CEO, Greengate Power, Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Balaban discusses the Travers Solar Project—one of the world’s largest solar-power initiatives—and why teams must be nimble, innovative and forward-looking in the fast-changing renewable energy sector, and how battery storage could be a gamechanger for the industry.

Leyla Zelaya, national coordinator, CityAdapt, U.N. Environment Programme, San Salvador, El Salvador: Zelaya discusses how nature-based solutions can help cities reduce the damage of climate change, the importance of involving local stakeholders and why project leaders should consider climate change on every initiative.