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Heather McTeer Toney

6 Podcast Episodes

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Environmental Racism with Heather McTeer Toney (Episode 21)

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This week on the podcast Shaunna and Lisa are joined by special guest Heather McTeer Toney. Heather is a politician, attorney, triathlete and environmentalist. She served in President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency, and is helping us make the connection between diversity, inclusion and the environment in triathlon. Heather explains environmental justice, climate justice, and why these concepts should be important to us as endurance athletes. She reminds us just how connected we are to the natural world when we are participating in our sport, and why it is important for us to use our privilege as athletes to protect the environments that our sport connects us to. We have to approach these spaces and communities with the attitude that we will leave them better than we found them.

56mins

2 Feb 2021

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Heather McTeer Toney on Building An Equitable Environment, Climate, and Future For All Children

The Climate Pod

This week, Heather McTeer Toney, Senior Director of Moms Clean Air Force, joins the show to discuss raising the next generation for climate action and the "mom-partisan" approach to the environment. She also discusses her prior work in the EPA, addressing the BP oil spill with the impacted local communities, environmental justice initiatives, and her early days fighting water issues as Mayor of Greenville, Mississippi. Co-hosts Ty Benefiel and Brock Benefiel also discuss John Kerry's new climate envoy role and the new focus on climate in various agencies and for cabinet officials.  As always, follow us @climatepod on Twitter and email us at theclimatepod@gmail.com. Our music is "Gotta Get Up" by The Passion Hifi, check out his music at thepassionhifi.com. Rate, review and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and more! Subscribe to our new YouTube channel! Check out our updated website! Further Reading: With John Kerry Pick, Biden Selects a ‘Climate Envoy’ With Stature John Kerry’s Appointment as Climate Envoy Shows the World We’re Back in the Game As The World Burns Are We Insane? Black Women are Leaders in the Climate Movement

1hr 6mins

25 Nov 2020

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Kritee Kanko & Heather McTeer Toney: Awakened Action: The Power of Racial and Environmental Justice (Part 4 of 5)

Upaya Zen Center's Dharma Podcast

In the fourth session of Awakened Action, Kritee Kanko and Heather McTeer Toney, talk about trauma, racism, our planet’s EKG, and the disproportionate impact of climate change on black and indigenous communities. They also discuss equality, equity, justice, white supremacy, voting, and resilience. A discussion stewarded by Dekila Chungyalpa is part of this talk. To […]

1hr 23mins

20 Aug 2020

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S2 Ep 19: Moms Strike Back w/ Heather McTeer Toney

Think 100%: The Coolest Show

As the pandemic continues, so are the Trump administration’s environmental rollbacks. With weakened restrictions on monitoring air pollution, we have no idea how bad it really is. Heather McTeer Toney is the National Field Director of Moms Clean Air Force, former mayor of Greenville, Mississippi, and former Regional Administrator for the EPA under the Obama administration. We caught up with her to discuss environmental policy, trust building, and internal transformation. Listen now! More at TheCoolestShow.com and @Think100Climate. #ShowUp #MomsStrikeBack #Think100

1hr 9mins

24 Jul 2020

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TOOLKIT w/ Heather McTeer Toney: How to fight for climate safety and clean energy

Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller

Learn what you can do right now to make a difference on climate and energy. Heather was the first African-American, first female and youngest mayor of Greenville, MS and is now field director for Moms Clean Air Force. Special thanks to our friends at Bioneers, producers of the Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature podcast, for production assistance. Support our production with a monthly or one-time donation. And when you’re done, come on over to The Inflection Point Society, our Facebook group of everyday activists who seek to make extraordinary change through small, daily actions.

10mins

20 Mar 2020

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Meet the Climate Activist Leading the Charge for Children's Health - Heather McTeer Toney

Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller

Meet Heather McTeer Toney, the National Field Director at Moms Clean Air Force, which fights for climate safety to protect our children's health. She shares how her two terms as the first African-American, first female and youngest mayor of Greenville, MS helps her be an even more effective activist, and what one thing motivates people to make big changes. Special thanks to our friends at Bioneers, producers of the Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature podcast, for production assistance. Support our production with a monthly or one-time donation. And when you’re done, come on over to The Inflection Point Society, our Facebook group of everyday activists who seek to make extraordinary change through small, daily actions.

41mins

18 Mar 2020