Season 12, Episode 5: From Moonshot to Earthshot

May 2, 2024

About the Episode

In his administration, President John F. Kennedy understood the importance of preserving and protecting the natural resources on Earth.

This Earth Day, the JFK Library Foundation announced the Earthshot Innovation Challenge: Northeast U.S. Edition. The challenge is a $100,000 prize to ignite regional innovations to address climate change. Foundation Executive Director Rachel Flor discusses the award and when winner’s will be announced.

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What We Talked About


This episode of JFK35 is supported in part by The Earthshot Legacy Partners. The group is chaired by inaugural donors Sandy and Paul Edgerley and also recognizes leadership contributions from Giving | Grousbeck Fazzalari and Karen and Rob Hale.