Episode #87 The Cost of Doing Nothing: Climate and Conflict with Julie Arrighi

Episode #87 The Cost of Doing Nothing: Climate and Conflict with Julie Arrighi

On this episode of Intercross the Podcast, we are joined by Julie Arrighi, the Urban Manager and ICRC Partnership Lead at the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre. This year, the ICRC, the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre, and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) are hosting a global policy roundtable series on “Climate Risk, Conflict, and Resilience,” with the objectives of better understanding the intersection of climate and conflict risk, examining the implications for humanitarian and development responses, and elevating the voices of people affected by the “double vulnerability” of climate and conflict risk. Join us as we discuss the main themes and takeaways from the roundtable series, the work of the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre, and the climate-related happenings at the 2019 UN General Assembly week. Hosted by Austin Shangraw.

 

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Episode #79 Harnessing Humor in Humanitarian Contexts with Pablo Suarez

Episode #79 Harnessing Humor in Humanitarian Contexts with Pablo Suarez

The evidence is irrefutable: Humor helps. Helps situations involving communications, relationships, problem solving, and productivity among others. So much so, in fact, that the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre has been exploring it as an unconventional approach to engagement in difficult conversations. In this episode of the Podcast, we are joined by guest host Anna Nelson, ICRC’s head of communications in Washington as well as Pablo Suarez, Director for Research and Innovation at the Climate Center, visiting fellow at Boston University, researcher, math geek and overall fan of humor. We chat about bringing humor into unusual contexts, including humanitarian work, and the science behind it all. Hosted by Niki Clark and Anna Nelson.

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