Mission Shunya

Girish Shivakumar

All Episodes

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

Aug 15, 2021

Energy transitions, electricity deregulation and empowering consumers in the US ft. Jesson Bradshaw, Energy Ogre

How has deregulation of electricity markets given more power to the consumers?  How can technology help developing countries leapfrog in the energy transition? What can we learn from the Texas electricity gri...

40 mins

Aug 01, 2021

Refreezing the arctic and other climate actions backed by scientific research ft. Dr Shaun Fitzgerald, Centre for Climate Repair at Cambridge

Is refreezing the arctic a viable climate action?What are the pathways for deep and rapid emissions reductions?What are the nature based solutions for greenhouse gas removal? All your questions on this and more...

31 mins

Jul 18, 2021

Enabling Climate Action ft.Tristan Foerster, ClimatePartner

How did Greta Thunberg inspire climate action around the world?How did a company that started off as a provider of carbon footprint assessments grow into a MNC that is offering businesses an end-end transparent...

39 mins