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Optimist Daily Update

May 31, 2021

Today we welcome guest Olivia Knight, racial justice initiative manager for As You Sow. Olivia joins us to discuss the role of corporations in the racial justice movement and how As You Sow works to hold shareholders accountable for environmental and social justice decision making. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update...


May 28, 2021

Today we welcome guest Kati Morton, LMFT, to discuss mental health in the age of the internet and how our outlook on mental wellness is shifting as we move out of the pandemic. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!


May 27, 2021

We've got two animal stories today! There's a shepherding program that bridges cultural divides in Switzerland and the news that Kenya is conducting its first nation-wide animal census. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!


May 26, 2021

Today we're talking about resilience, both in our energy systems and our personal lives. Tune in to learn how Vermont's energy utility is developing distributed grids and how parasympathetic breathing can calm you in times of stress. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!


May 25, 2021

It's a water-focused day on the Update with how sea squirts can help us study microplastics and the US' largest sewer heat recapture program launching in Denver. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!