COVID Meets Climate: Salience and Luminosity

A conversation on May 2, 2020
hosted by Terry Patten

with his guest

<h1>Gail Hochachka</h1>

Gail Hochachka

Show Notes

International development and climate change geographer Gail Hochachka examines similarities and differences between the COVID-19 pandemic and our more existential crisis of climate change. She and Terry discuss how the pandemic might be training institutions, leaders, scientists, and citizens to manage the climate crisis more effectively going forward. They also explore which new stories are needed in order for climate change to resonate across cultures and developmental stages. 

Gail has over 20 years of experience bridging research and practice in sustainable development in Africa, Latin America, and North America. She is Co-Founder of the non-profit organization Integral Without Borders Institute and has taught at John F. Kennedy University and the University of Oslo. Currently, Gail is a doctoral fellow at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography at the University of Oslo, Norway, where her PhD research focuses on how to integrate the human dimensions of climate change adaptation and transformations to sustainability.

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Guest: Gail Hochachka
International development and climate change geographer Gail Hochachka researches, teaches, and integrates the human dimensions of global environmental change. Gail has 20 years of experience bridging research and practice in sustainable development in Africa, Latin America and North America. She co-founded Integral Without Borders Institute and has taught at John F. Kennedy University and the University of Oslo, as well as facilitated leadership development in the private sector.
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Host: Terry Patten

Terry Patten is a philosopher, teacher, activist, consultant, and social entrepreneur. He is the author of  A New Republic of the Heart – An Ethos for Revolutionaries and the co-author with Ken Wilber and others of Integral Life Practice. Terry is the founder of the nonprofit A New Republic of the Heart and the creator of the State of Emergence podcast .

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