Who Speaks For The Trees with Rick Friedman of the A Breath of Fresh Earth Podcast
Do you believe a single moment can bring about significant change?
In today’s episode with Rick Friedman, he shares how finding a simple book sparked a passion for bringing a voice to climate change and the issues facing our planet.
Many CausePods are born from a single moment of inspiration where a few months in the rearview mirror, you can easily say that was a great 90-degree turn in a new direction, and it was a simple moment that started it.
The Breath of Fresh Earth podcast brings a creative format to his podcast to keep people engaged in the episode.
Creating a podcast that takes full use of the production process to create something unique each time is a technique that is often overlooked.
Like the book that influenced Rick, he hopes the episode sparks a listener to see climate change a little bit differently.
How did Rick settle on a particular format, and where did the idea for the show come from (1:30)
How does he use his podcast to highlight the work that has already been done for climate change (4:04)
Why does climate change get a bad wrap (8:36)
Where did he first get into the fight against climate change (10:51)
What lessons did Rick learn while launching the show (12:50)
What is the biggest lesson for Rick trying to grow his podcast during uncertain times (14:21)
What does the Climate Reality Project do (15:55)
What advice does Rick have for someone looking to start a Cause based Podcast (18:27)