Terra.do - Solve #climatechange

In this podcast, Micah talks to our guest host, Dr Kamal Kapadia about the importance of climate-smart buildings, their role in emissions and technologies that are enabling the transitions for green buildings.

Show Notes

Micah Lang is catalyzing the zero carbon transition as Sr Green Building Planner at the City of Vancouver. He is a climate change and sustainability professional with expertise in green building policy; local climate change mitigation strategies; greenhouse gas quantification and inventory protocol; sustainable development, water and wastewater access in North America, Latin America, Africa and South Asia. Micah holds an M.S. in Energy and Resources from the University of California, Berkeley.

In this podcast, Micah describes his journey towards sustainability, the significance of green buildings, how to incorporate equity issues into green building policy planning design and what the players across the building's value chain need to be doing to fix emissions. 

04:02 – Micah's environmental journey 
15:31  Ongoing projects 
17:43 – Incorporating equity issues into green building policy planning design
21:20 – Market research on customers 
25:58 Technologies that are enabling the transitions for green buildings
37:47Canada Green Building Council's 'The Climate Forward report
42:58 Awareness in the media
49:07 – Call to action - broaden social networks (both professional and personal)

What is Terra.do - Solve #climatechange?

Terra.do is an online climate school. We teach you everything climate, connect you to an online community of changemakers and put you to work remotely on high-impact climate projects that need your unique skills.

Our podcasts are focused on climate change, sustainability, development, conservation, and many more issues focused on developing countries, starting with India.