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Climate change - what's hot and what's not. Find out what is happening in community campaigns around the country, as well as the latest science and the solutions that are available now.

Climate change - what's hot and what's not. Find out what is happening in community campaigns around the country, as well as the latest science and the solutions that are available now.
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Climate change - what's hot and what's not. Find out what is happening in community campaigns around the country, as well as the latest science and the solutions that are available now.

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2019 The climate action year in roundup

12/9/2019
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2019 The climate action year in roundupProduction: Andy BrittInterviews by Vivien Langford and Kurt Johnson As we face over a hundred Bushfires in Australia, the Madrid Climate Conference carries on and some Extinction Rebels go on hunger fast in order to get commitments from parliamentarians, we look at some of the campaigns that are hot at the end of 2019. Vanessa Petrie CEO of BZE talks about Australia's first Zero Carbon Factory. What we could do with 700% renewable energy and the...

Duration:00:59:40

CleanCo Queensland - the newest energy generator to enter the NEM

11/25/2019
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2019, Nov 25thPresenter/Producer: Erin JonesGuests:Maia SchweizerCleanCo QueenslandChief Executive OfficerTimestamp- 01:54https://cleancoqueensland.com.au/Maia was appointed CleanCo’s inaugural permanent CEO in September 2019. She has extensive global experience in theenergy and infrastructure industries, including as a management consultant in McKinsey & Company’s London, Houston,Shanghai and Sydney offices. Most recently Maia held general management roles in the gas and retail businesses...

Duration:00:58:36

Collie at the Crossroads

11/18/2019
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18th November 2019Produced by Andy Britt. Interviews by Vivien Langford Collie at the Crossroads is about a town 200 Kms from Perth where coal is on the way out.What will give new life and new jobs to this town whose identity is based on coal.Beyond Zero Emissions has researched a plan for the future beyond coal. James Kahn – A Noongar elder tells us about Collie in its heyday and his vision for Collie’s future. Jaime Yallop Farrant - Climate Justice Union. She has worked with the Collie...

Duration:00:57:35

HOW TO SURVIVE WITH REGENERATIVE CULTURE

11/11/2019
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HOW TO SURVIVE WITH REGENERATIVE CULTURE 11th November Produced by Vivien LangfordWith help from Leanne and Andy at 3CR and Raul at Radio Skid Row Tonight we will meet climate activists talking about nurturing a new way of being together. Some have rallied and blockaded and written their body weight in submissions as emissions rise. Some are newly awake to the climate crisis we are causing and grieve the children they will never have. They realise we need a regenerative culture to prevent...

Duration:00:55:59

Resist! Part 2

11/4/2019
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In this episode we looked at how climate movement embraced direct action. In the previous week scenes spread over television screens across Australia of the IMARC Blockade was a manifestation of a movement that has collectively realised that the traditional avenues of power and influence have failed within this country at generating anything like meaningful action on climate change. We talked to representatives of concentrations of direct action namely APSARA SABARATNAM from Blockade IMARC...

Duration:00:59:06

SACRIFICE ZONE: The story of gas from NORTHERN TERRITORY to NARRABRI

10/28/2019
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SACRIFICE ZONE: The story of gas from NORTHERN TERRITORY to NARRABRIProduced by Vivien Langford in Sydney. Thanks to Michaela and Andy,3CR in Melbourne and Raul at Radio Skid Row in SydneyThe Beetaloo Gas Basin and The Great Artesian Water Basin are remote from us but tonight we hear the authentic voices of Traditional Owners and farmers. They want our help to stop new gas projects which will have local health impacts such as low birth weight babies and contamination of water. They came...

Duration:00:59:49

Extreme Fires - The New Normal & ACE-EV

10/21/2019
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Presenter/Producer: Erin JonesGuests:Greg Mullins - Climate Council - Councillor, Former Commissioner of Fire & Rescue NSWTimestamp- 00.07Greg Mullins is an internationally recognised expert in responding to major bushfires and natural disasters and developed a keen interest in the linkages between climate change and extreme weather events. He coordinated responses to many major natural disasters over more than 2 decades and retired as Commissioner of Fire & Rescue NSW in January...

Duration:00:59:55

Electrifying Transport - Charge Together EV Council & SEA- Electric Commercial Vehicles

10/14/2019
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Presenter/Producer: Erin JonesGuests:Behyad Jafari - CEO Electric Vehicle CouncilTimestamp- 03:44https://electricvehiclecouncil.com.au/https://fleets.chargetogether.org/We speak with Electric Vehicle Council CEO Behyad Jafari about the new tool - Charge together. Charge Together Fleets is a program to assist fleet and sustainability managers transition to electric vehicles and future mobility models. Tony Fairweather - SEA Electric - Group Managing DirectorTimestamp -...

Duration:00:57:49

Resist! Extinction Rebellion, despair and the Pacific Climate Warriors

10/7/2019
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When we look back at 2019 I think it will be the moment the tide began to turn. From this year on we will no longer be tackling widespread apathy within the population but we will be directly taking on the system, the politicians and the corporations that are pushing us towards oblivion. Greta Thunberg - the woman of the moment has called out platitudes and empty gestures. Her uncompromising demand for action has rung out around the world and her demand for action has been heard by...

Duration:00:54:34

SYDNEY CLIMATE STRIKE AND NT POWER OF COUNTRY TOUR

9/30/2019
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September 30thSYDNEY CLIMATE STRIKE Produced by Vivien Langford in Sydney. Thanks to Michaela and Andy in MelbourneSpeakers:Gadrian Hoosen – Garawa and Yanyuwa man from Boroloola, Pacific Warriors, Jean Hinchcliff, Tommy John Herbert MUA, President of Teachers’ Federation, ASU,PSA, ETU, CFMMEU, APHEDA, Parents and Grandparents and a Concerned Scientist .Music: Ready by Montaigne and New Orleans by David RovicsIt felt like an historic turning point. Not just the 100,000+ in the Domain but...

Duration:00:55:41

A GREEN NEW DEAL FOR AUSTRALIA

9/23/2019
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September 23rdA GREEN NEW DEAL FOR AUSTRALIAProduced by Vivien Langford at Radio Skid Row in Sydney. Thanks to Raoul, and Andy.Speakers:Naomi Klein – Her new book is On Fire- The Burning case for a Green New Deal Professor Peter Sheldon – UNSW Industrial Relations Research Centre “The Ruhr or Appalachia?”Jaime Yallop Farrant – Climate Justice union in W.AMichelle Maloney – New economics Network AustraliaProfessor Boris Frankel - MSSI – “Fictions of Sustainability: The Politics of Growth...

Duration:00:57:28

September 20th Strike for Climate. Episode 4

9/16/2019
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September 20th Strike for Climate. Episode 4 Interviews: Vivien Langford,Production :Andy Britt and Michaela Stubbs JAGVEER SINGH from the Students Strike4Climate group tells Vivien the logistics of getting as many people as we can to show up on Friday 20th September. Research by Chernowith says that significant shifts can be achieved if 3.5% of the population are visible. The students have calculated that is about 850,000 Australians. Will you be one of them? Behind that there is a large...

Duration:01:00:01

Beyond Zero - Can we consume our way out of climate change?

9/9/2019
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In this episode we follow the question: Can we consume our way out of climate change? We talk with The Australia Institute senior Economist Richard Denniss where we discover if it's an economic question.Then we speak with Behavioural scientist Stefan Kaufman about Advertising and then with Kilian David and make an advert of our own.

Duration:00:59:04

Energy Startups Pt 2 Equity Crowdfunding Birchal, RedGrid, Planet Ark Power

9/2/2019
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2019, Sept 2 Presenter/Producer:Erin JonesGuests:Alan Crabbe - Birchal Timestamp- 00:50https://www.birchal.com/We speak with co-founder Alan Crabbe of equity crowdfunding platform Birchal about the evolution of crowdfunding. Richard Romanowski - Co-Founder & Executive Director of Planet Ark PowerTimestamp - 29:47https://planetarkpower.com/https://www.worldenergy.org/experiences-events/start-up-energy-transition-awardshttps://youtu.be/ajw1TQC8DZ8Planet Ark Power a Queensland based Energy...

Duration:01:03:22

Foodwaste & what Crowdsoured Funding can do for Impact Startups/ Save Westernport /BZE Research - Collee WA

8/26/2019
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2019, Aug 26 Presenter/Producer:Erin JonesGuests:Louise Page - Save Westernport Timestamp- 2:43 minshttps://savewesternport.org/We continue following the campaign against new fossil fuel developments in the RAMSAR listed wetlands of Westernport Bay in Victoria Lachlan Rule - BZE Project Lead - Repower Our Regions - Collee WATimestamp - 13:40https://bze.org.au/research/We have a prelude of the research due to be lauched in October looking at potential for energy tranisition in Collee,...

Duration:00:53:27

STRIKING FOR CLIMATE ACTION Episode 3: On the front lines

8/19/2019
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STRIKING FOR CLIMATE ACTION Episode 3 ON THE FRONT LINESPresenter: Vivien LangfordProducer: Andy BrittIndigenous people are on the front lines of climate action all over the world. If you strike or take action on September 20th let their example and words ring in your ears."The traditional rules and laws of indigenous peoples would never allow this stripping of resources from our traditional homelands on this planet at a net cost to future generations and to life itself."Lil 'Wat elder from...

Duration:00:59:03

STRIKING FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE Episode 2: Trade Unions

8/12/2019
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STRIKING FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE: Episode 2/ Trade UnionsPresenter: Vivien Langford Producer: Andy Britt Trade Unions are responding to the global call for action on September 20th. Will you join them?This will be 3 days before the UN Emergency Climate Summit in N.Y. Greta Thunberg will arrive by sailboat bringing with her the hopes of many children unable to vote.Naomi Klein starts the show with a question "What are climate jobs?".Dr Colin Long answers. He is the Just Transition Officer for the...

Duration:00:59:39

STRIKING FOR CLIMATE ACTION. Episode 1 . Students/ Teachers

8/5/2019
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Presenter: Vivien Langford Production: Andy Britt Students are calling on adults to strike for climate action on September 20th.We start with emotional voices from Melbourne City Council as they declare a Climate Emergency. As Mayor Cathy Oke says "If we don't, I don't think I could say, hand on my heart, that we have done enough".Vivien then talks to secondary students in Sydney, Daisy Jeffrey and Jean Hinchcliff.From Geelong, Australian Youth Climate Commission's Kai Bowie tells us how his...

Duration:00:59:06

Kiribati and the Pacific

7/29/2019
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In the last few years, Kiribati has become one of the most potent symbols of climate change. The previous president Anote Tong toured around Paris in 2015 trying to get the message out that his island the unique way of life of his people are drowning, that is under existential threat due to climate change and rising seas. I have been to the tallest point of the South Tarawa is a paltry 3 metres above sea level. Without the small dented sign there there would be no other way to know.We will...

Duration:00:59:22

Fully Charged Electric Vehicles, Formula E, Save Western Port, Victorian Solar Rally

7/22/2019
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July 22 2019Presenter: Erin Jones Today we have more interviews from my visit to the Fully Charged EV show in the UK, and look at more local issued in Victoria: Alexander Sims Formula E Drive for BMW/Andretti MotorSportJulian O'Shea - Solar TukLouise Page - Save WesternportJohn Grimes - Smart Energy...

Duration:00:59:28