Hosted by EIC Mikael Angelo Francisco, Ask Theory shines the spotlight on Pinoy scientific brilliance, in a fun and entertaining “kwentuhan” format. Each episode of Ask Theory features a Pinoy scientist from one of the various scientific disciplines. In a very casual conversation, guests explain what they do in simple terms, as well as share their fascinating stories: how they got into science, the challenges they face, what motivates them to pursue their fields, what future scientists from the Philippines can look forward to, and so much more.
Episode 75: Mga Sustainability Initiatives: Pakitang-Tao Lang Ba Talaga?
Jonas Marie Dumdum is a registered chemist and sustainability science and policy advocate. He volunteers as coordinator for the Energy SubCluster of The Climate Reality Project Philippines. He also hosts the SUSTAINARUMBLE! Podcast, the first podcast that explores critical issues on sustainable development in the Philippines.
We talked about ensuring the effectiveness of environmental sustainability projects, how climate change impacts and will continue to impact Filipinos, the problem of single-use plastic waste, the potential water crisis in Metro Manila, bringing sustainability discussions to the public, and more.
How to contact Jonas:
- Facebook: fb.com/sustainascientist
- Instagram: @sustainascientist
- SUSTAINARUMBLE Podcast: fb.com/sustainarumble (also on Spotify and Apple Podcasts)
Listen to Ask Theory Episode 75 here:
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Music: Hopeful Cinematic Ambient by bdProductions; My Mysterious Planet by Free Music
Author: Mikael Angelo Francisco
Bitten by the science writing bug, Mikael has years of writing and editorial experience under his belt. As the editor-in-chief of FlipScience, Mikael has sworn to help make science more fun and interesting for geeky readers and casual audiences alike.