Source: Extreme weather events across the country and around the world make it clear that we are facing a climate crisis, and that we all are in it together. But what can we as individuals do to combat this? That’s our topic today with an expert who will share with us existing solutions and technologies that can have a significant impact on climate change, and what the average person can do to help reduce our carbon footprint. So stay with us. Beth McDaniel is co-founder and President of the paint and coatings company, Reactive Surfaces, where she also serves as legal counsel. Beth also is a partner in McDaniel and Associates, a law firm specializing in patent and trade secret law. As a serial entrepreneur, she has guided this bleeding-edge innovation company, operating in the paint and coatings and specialty chemicals industries, for the past 15 years. She has served in leadership roles for numerous organizations, including as a Pathways to Peace Fellow, a premier social justice organization. Beth is also the co-founder of the leading XPRIZE team for carbon reduction. Their technology can remove massive amounts of carbon from the atmosphere and convert it into hydrogen, biochar, and other environmentally friendly solutions that have already begun to transform the carbon reduction and energy security space. Here are some questions we cover with Beth: Q. What’s your take on the climate crisis facing the world today? What happens if we continue on our current track? Q. You’re involved with the Embassy Row Project, a philanthropic initiative that offers various services to organizations to promote environmental sustainability. Please tell us about that. Q. As a female c-suite executive in the science and technology arena, a successful entrepreneur, an accomplished attorney, and an advisor on climate technology, what is your perspective on women’s leadership in the entrepreneurial, technology, and science space? Q. What's being done right now in the international government space that's truly having an impact on climate change? Q. You recently addressed UN, World Bank, and European embassy officials on new technology your firm has developed. Can you please share with us that experience and talk about the technology that’s involved? Q. What's it like to brief senior diplomats and government officials who are seeking solutions in climate and environmental technology? Any special challenges simply because of your sex? Q. What are carbon capture coatings and how is this scientific breakthrough transforming the environmental science space? Q. How can the average person have a real impact on climate change and carbon reduction? Q. As a female entrepreneur, what prompted you to get into the paint and coatings industry and start your own company?

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