Business in the Age of Empathy
Podcast Series
July 11, 2024
3 Pillars for a Happy Climate, Happy Life

Climate change doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. There are many things us regular people can do today to help reverse climate change.
Michael Lohscheller, a veteran automotive CEO, and Ulrike Louise, a dynamic health professional, share practical tips and fresh perspectives from their book “Happy Climate, Happy Life”.
You can start making a difference, today. Tune in to find out how.

You will hear from:

Michael Lohscheller, CEO of Lohscheller & Company, with 30+ years of experience in the automotive industry
Ulrike Louis, dentist, hypnotherapist, and businesswoman
Shad Raouf, Show host

You will learn:

The shocking truth about your parked car’s carbon footprint
The delicious way to save the planet
How living like your great-grandparents could be the key to a happier future

3 Key Takeaways

If wasted food were a country, it’d be the third-largest CO2 emitter globally. Small changes in our kitchens can have a massive impact.
We have 1.3 billion cars worldwide, yet they’re parked and unused 80-90% of the time. This reveals a massive inefficiency in our current transportation model. It suggests that we could potentially meet our mobility needs with far fewer vehicles if we used them more efficiently.
Bamboo could be a promising alternative to traditional building materials like cement. Bamboo has several advantages: it grows quickly, absorbs CO2 while growing, and can be used to create building panels.

What we discussed:

(01:48) Why we haven’t solved climate change
(04:11) The parked car opportunity
(05:28) More regulation is not the solution
(06:18) Can bamboo replace cement?
(08:41) Multigenerational living opportunity
(10:39) Our pets vs. our animal food
(11:07) Is plant-based food actually good?
(13:15) Your own climate happy life list