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Behind the scenes on the politics, investments and actions meeting the climate crisis head on


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Outrage + Optimism episodes

Christiana Figueres, Tom Rivett-Carnac and Paul Dickinson take you behind the scenes of the politics, investments and actions that are meeting the climate crisis head on.

It’s time to radically change the way we think about competition and collaboration.

Radical collaboration is as difficult as it is exhilarating, and it unfailingly generates community spirit and the kind of ‘can-do’ attitude we really need right now. In the face of approaching climate tipping points and the collapse of the living world as we know it, we cannot afford to continue without it.

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The Future We Choose

The Future We Choose: The Stubborn Optimist's Guide to the Climate Crisis is an inspiring manifesto from Global Optimism Co-Founders, Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac. It explains what’s to come, how to face it and what we can do.

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Christiana Figueres

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Christiana Figueres is a Costa Rican citizen and an internationally recognized leader on climate change. She was Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) from 2010 to 2016.

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