Mission Shunya

Girish Shivakumar

All Episodes

Jan 09, 2022

Emerging risks from Climate Change ft. Praveen Gupta

A discussion on Climate Change is not complete without talking about the risks. On this episode Praveen Gupta joins Girish Shivakumar to talk on this topic.Also discussed on this episode are the insurance indus...

41 mins

Dec 26, 2021

How to avoid a climate disaster by Bill Gates - A Review

It’s the last episode of 2021 and a perfect time to do a review. The review is of a different kind where Girish Shivakumar reviews Bill Gates’s book, ‘How to avoid a climate disaster’.  Know more - https://www....

18 mins

Dec 12, 2021

A career in climate-tech – A getting started guide

What does it take to work in Climate-tech?How do you position yourself for a rewarding role in the space?Why is now the right time to start in climate-tech? Girish Shivakumar shares his story and lessons from h...

16 mins

Nov 28, 2021

Did COP26 deliver?

COP26 concluded in Glasgow recently, did it deliver? Well, we have the Glasgow climate pact, the Paris rule book and the mention of coal in the agreement. So what else happened during the two week event? Girish...

10 mins

Nov 14, 2021

Chef crafted plant-based meat alternatives ft. Todd Boyman,Hungry Planet

Globally one-fourth of the greenhouse gas emissions come from food production. It includes everything like farming, dairy and meat industries. In fact dairy and meat account for nearly 15% of the emissions. So...

40 mins

Oct 31, 2021

What to expect at COP 26?

The 26th Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will take place in Glasgow from Oct 31st to Nov 12th 2021.  The 4 top goals are - Mitigation, Adaptatio...

12 mins

Oct 17, 2021

Launching sustainable mobility solutions in cities ft. Venkatesh Gopal, Movmi

How can cities enable shared electric mobility services?Are 15 minute cities a reality? Why behaviour shift is essential to make shared transit system in cities a success? All this and more is discussed in this...

48 mins

Sep 26, 2021

Leadership in cleantech: What does it take to build a successful business? ft. David Hunt

What does it take to build a successful cleantech business? Are the new age leaders in cleantech different from the conventional business leaders?What do the investors look for when they evaluate a cleantech st...

30 mins

Sep 12, 2021

Sustainability champions ft. Vikas Brahmavar of Trans Water System

Did you know that water that is treated well can be reused? Water treatment as a service is now available where you pay for every litre of water reused from treatment. What's more, it also meets your requireme...

26 mins

Aug 29, 2021

All about Mobility as a Service (MaaS) ft. Sampo Hietanen, MaaS Global

What is Mobility as a Service (MaaS) all about? How can MaaS help cities reduce car ownership? What are the emerging global trends around MaaS? Can we combine housing rents with mobility subscription? All yo...

36 mins