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Nov 23, 2022

Peggy talks about the importance of partnerships, people, and technology on our journey to net zero. She defines net zero, the ambitious deadlines to reach it, and the progress that is being made, saying for countries and cities to go net zero this will require significant changes to lifestyles and businesses.

She also...


Nov 23, 2022

Peggy and Birdie Carpenter, senior researcher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, talk about the circular economy. She defines the circular economy, saying there are something like 10 Rs now, explaining it is important: to refuse, to rethink, and to reduce. Another category is to think about how to keep products...


Nov 23, 2022

Peggy and Joshua Peschel, assistant professor, Iowa State University, talk about water usage and shortages. He says certainly we can all do things that impact our water footprint, but that we all must do it together to make a larger impact.

They also discuss:

  • How legislation might help—and hinder—the water...


Nov 16, 2022

Peggy offers two big solutions to the worker shortage and the way forward. She prefaces the conversation by saying businesses do need competitive benefits in order to attract a younger generation to the workplace.

She also discusses:

  • The importance of mentorship and how to help young workers understand that...


Nov 16, 2022

Peggy Smedley and Adam Feinberg, cofounder and CTO, Fluidform and professor, Carnegie Mellon University, talk about the research that is done at his lab. He says what they are trying to do is understand how to engineer or build human tissue to treat disease.

They also discuss:

  • How engineers can develop technologies...