CLIMATE CHANGE - Are you and your company serious about helping to solve the global climate crisis? | Sustainable Fashion Academy

Big Closets Small Planet with Michael Schragger

CLIMATE CHANGE - Are you and your company serious about helping to solve the global climate crisis?

Then Cynthia Cummis & Michael Sadowski from the World Resources Institute think you should start by setting science-based targets for reducing your climate emissions. Cynthia & Michael join Mike Schragger online from their offices in Washington, D.C. and Portland, Oregon to discuss the apparel industry’s surprising impact on the climate, the Science-Based Targets Initiative they are leading for the apparel sector, and what they think needs to happen to transform the sector so it operates within a 2 degree Celsius warming pathway as outlined by the IPCC.

October 3rd, 2018 56 minutes 42 seconds
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About this episode

Cynthia Cummis & Michael Sadowski from the World Resources Institute think you should start by setting science-based targets for reducing your climate emissions. Cynthia & Michael join Mike Schragger online from their offices in Washington, D.C. and Portland, Oregon to discuss the apparel industry’s surprising impact on the climate, the Science-Based Targets Initiative they are leading for the apparel sector, and what they think needs to happen to transform the sector so it operates within a 2 degree Celsius warming pathway as outlined by the IPCC. This lengthy interview is full of nuanced opinions and advice for you sustainability nerds and practitioners, so pour yourself a cup of coffee, turn off your alerts, sit back and enjoy.

This podcast has been produced in collaboration with Ecotextile News

 

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About the host

Michael Schragger is the Founder and Managing Director for the Sustainable Fashion Academy. For more than a decade Michael has been working with fashion and apparel industry companies, sector stakeholders and experts to harness the industry’s power to improve people lives and create positive returns for the environment.

Michael currently lives in Stockholm, Sweden with his wife Erika and kids Oz and Blimah.