“These absolute missed opportunities, the greed, and the corruption…” A pandemic in the face of a great depression… and climate change. It’s enough to freak a person out.
Recorded May 23, 2020
On this Episode of New Business Paradigms, Podcast Producer Benjamin Schwartz and Academy President Rinaldo Brutoco discuss options for healing an economy despite an incompetent federal administration and an increased number of infections as states reopen too early. Rinaldo makes it clear, that between a failing economy and the Covid-19 pandemic, the strain from climate change will be even less manageable than in prior years.
The second half of the show covers the Covid-19/economic situations in individual states, starting with the success that California has had at stopping the spread of the virus as well as while considering just what will be needed in the state’s budget. Rinaldo finishes with an update on the UC System; they have achieved a pledge (made in September 2019) to remove all fossil fuel-investments from its $126-billion investment portfolio.
(Credits: Produced and Edited by Kristy Jansen & Benjamin Schwartz, Theme Music by Alejandro Del Pozo)