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Jane Goodall wins 2021 Templeton Prize
Jun 4, 2021

Jane Goodall wins 2021 Templeton Prize

And with it, $1.5 million. The scientist and conservationist says some of the money will go to Roots & Shoots, the youth program Goodall founded in 1991 that encourages students to engage in projects in their own communities that benefit people, animals and the environment. Plus, expected job growth for May, but a mismatch between the jobs that are open and the workers who need jobs. And, how can financial companies and the financial system combat climate change?

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There's a mismatch between jobs that are open and workers searching

Jun 4, 2021
Some unemployed workers may need new skills and training for jobs that are in high demand.
Sectors like manufacturing and logistics are booming, and employers say they desperately need new workers.
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What role does the Fed have in mitigating climate change?

Jun 4, 2021
The Fed has to walk a fine line between mitigating disaster and shifting monetary policy to focus on fighting climate change.
Federal Reserve Board Jerome Powell testifies during a hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress."
Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

How Jane Goodall is using her Templeton Prize money

Jun 4, 2021
And why the 87-year-old scientist says she's not retiring yet.
"I’m not going to retire until I’m senile," says 87-year-old scientist and conservationist Jane Goodall.
Sumy Sadurni/AFP/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Coastin' Seb Zillner, Count Bass D

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer