The Climate Champions
Larsh Johnson, Chief Technology Officer, STEM - Episode 33

Larsh Johnson, Chief Technology Officer, STEM - Episode 33

August 18, 2019

Larsh Johnson is CTO at STEM. Prior, he was CTO at Siemens Digital Grid, which he joined via the acquisition of eMeter, where he was co-founder and CTO, after co-founding CellNet Data Systems. He earned a BS and an M.S. in mechanical engineering Stanford.

Bernadette Del Chiaro, Executive Director, California Solar and Storage Association - Episode 32

Bernadette Del Chiaro, Executive Director, California Solar and Storage Association - Episode 32

August 11, 2019

Bernadette Del Chiaro, Executive Director of the CA Solar & Storage Association, graduated Berkeley with a BS, Conservation and Resource Studies, fought against 5 Connecticut coal plants and returned to CA to fight against climate change the last 16 years

Audrey Lee, Vice President of Energy Services, Sunrun - Episode 31

Audrey Lee, Vice President of Energy Services, Sunrun - Episode 31

August 4, 2019

Audrey Lee, Vice President of Energy Services at Sunrun, the number one company in residential solar with over 240,000 customers in 22 states, and over 1600 MW of solar deployed. Sunrun’s simple vision? To create a planet run by the sun!

Jamie Fine, Senior Economist, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) - Episode 30

Jamie Fine, Senior Economist, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) - Episode 30

July 30, 2019

Jamie Fine, Senior Economist at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), gave up the pursuit of trading paper his whole life for a big house and a big Mercedes, and instead packed up his Toyota and headed off to California to help the environment.

Barbara Bry, Council Member, San Diego District 1 and Candidate for Mayor - Episode 29

Barbara Bry, Council Member, San Diego District 1 and Candidate for Mayor - Episode 29

July 21, 2019

Barbara Bry, is the City Councilperson for San Diego District 1 and running for Mayor of San Diego. She earned an MBA from Harvard, reported for the Sacramento Bee and LA Times, started and sold an internet company to Cisco, was a VP at ProFlowers.com.

Keith Mathis, President & CEO, NSAI Energy - Episode 28

Keith Mathis, President & CEO, NSAI Energy - Episode 28

July 14, 2019

Keith Mathis, President and CEO of NSAI Energy, and I met 20 years ago, when I first joined the utility industry. Keith is leading projects to clean up coal, provide renewable, sustainable housing to vets, and get more solar projects built.

Jeremy Krevat, Assistant Principal, Aspire’s Alexander Twilight College Preparatory Academy, a Sacramento Public Elementary School - Episode 27

Jeremy Krevat, Assistant Principal, Aspire’s Alexander Twilight College Preparatory Academy, a Sacramento Public Elementary School - Episode 27

July 7, 2019

Jeremy Krevat, Assistant Principal at Aspire’s Alexander Twilight College Preparatory Academy, a public school, discusses how schools participate in the fight against climate change and how educational staff prepare young minds to participate in the solution.

Will Moore, Candidate for San Diego City Council in District 1 – University City, La Jolla, and Carmel Valley - Episode 26

Will Moore, Candidate for San Diego City Council in District 1 – University City, La Jolla, and Carmel Valley - Episode 26

June 27, 2019

Will Moore, Candidate for San Diego City Council in District 1 – University City, La Jolla, and Carmel Valley - is focused on climate, housing, and jobs. He believes strongly that it’s time for cities like San Diego to lead on Climate!”

Desmond Wheatley, President, CEO, and Chairman, Envision Solar - Episode 25

Desmond Wheatley, President, CEO, and Chairman, Envision Solar - Episode 25

June 23, 2019

Desmond Wheatley is President, CEO, and Chairman at Envision Solar, a San Diego sustainable technology innovation company. They invent, patent, design, engineer and manufacture unique and advanced renewably energized electric vehicle charging systems.

Scott Peters, Member of the United States Congress at the US House of Representatives, representing CA’s 52nd District - Episode 24

Scott Peters, Member of the United States Congress at the US House of Representatives, representing CA’s 52nd District - Episode 24

June 16, 2019

Scott Peters, Member of the United States Congress at the US House of Representatives, representing CA’s 52nd district. “I can’t bet the planet on the results of the next election.” It’s time to get “past the politics and onto the problem solving.” Wow!