Fighting climate change and poverty — at the same time

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Two women in a polluted river next to smog-filled city
A woman bathes her daughter in the Yamuna River, covered by a chemical foam caused by industrial and domestic pollution as the skyline is enveloped in toxic smog, in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Manish Swarup/ AP Photo

Economic development usually leads to more pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, with more people working, driving and spending money. We talk with the authors of a Project Drawdown report about how fighting climate change and reducing poverty can be done simultaneously.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Paul West Guest
  • Yusuf Jameel Guest