Welcome to the "Raise Green" Podcast.

The “Raise Green” podcast explores the climate crises through the minds of local leaders and global experts. Short, accessible conversations explore new ways of working together via personal stories about creating a healthy, just, and sustainable future. 

As economic disparity, environmental degradation, and social injustices continue emerging as defining issues of the 21st century, we need solutions that scale faster than the pace of the problems. These conversations ask how. Welcome to "Raise Green” with Franz Hochstrasser and Matt Moroney.

Episode 20- Solar-powered Community Resilience feat. Lynn Heller of the                     Climate Access Fund 


Episode 19- Financing Social Change through Green Infrastructure feat. Donnel Baird, CEO & Founder of BlocPower, & Anthony Bugg-Levine, CEO of the Nonprofit Finance Fund.


Episode 18- Forging Environmental Justice Through Crowdfunding feat. Elizabeth Carter, Esq., Regulation Crowdfunding Lawyer


Episode 17- The Expanding Role of Solar feat. Wyldon Fishman

Episode 16- Interconnection, Justice, and Restoration feat. Rob Greenfield , Social and Environmental Activist

Episode 15- Paving the Future of Finance featuring Bryan Garcia and Bert Hunter of the Connecticut Green Bank

Episode 14 - Clean Energy, COP26, and Cutting Through Corporate Crap featuring David Roberts.

Episode 13 - At the Intersection of Art, Advocacy, and Environmental Racism featuring Lyla June.

Episode 12 - Transforming Commercial Solar with Inclusive Finance featuring Shingi Samudzi of Lumen Energy.

Episode 11 - Lending for Energy Efficiency Improvements featuring Peter Krajsa and Matthew Brown of the National Energy Improvement Fund.

Episode 10 - Deployable Solar, Microgrids, and Energy Resilience featuring Chaz Peling of SolSolutions.

Episode 9 - Base Load Renewables, Sustainable Design, and Circular Economy featuring Rick Sellers.

Episode 8 - Ending Water Poverty in the Developing World featuring Elizabeth Clandos of Ola Filter.

Episode 7 - Philanthropy, Capital Markets, and Environmental Justice featuring Margot Brandenburg.

Episode 6 - Art as a Medium for Expression and Impact featuring DJ CAVEM.

Episode 5 - The Future of Finance featuring John Clippinger.

Episode 4 - The Rise of Impact Investing featuring Joel Solomon.

Episode 3 (Part 2)- Climate Agreements and Negotiations featuring Sue Binaz.

Episode 2 (Part 1)- Climate Agreements and Negotiations featuring Sue Binaz.

Episode 1 - Systems Transformation, Circular Economy, and Sustainable Design featuring Eva Gladek.