Episode Archive

Episode Archive

132 episodes of Climactic since the first episode, which aired on April 22nd, 2018.

  • Josh Cox — Education and Extinction (Reptile Encounters)

    April 20th, 2019  |  44 mins 31 secs
    animals, birds, budgies, climate change, extinction, josh cox, lizards, mass extinction, reptile encounters, reptiles, sixth extinction, snakes, sustainability

    Mark has a chat with animal educator and mobile zoo operator Josh Cox, about his passion for maligned animals, educating kids about habitat loss and climate change, and creating better humans.

  • Their Own Words — Lake Knox, Endangered Ducks, and Community Action

    April 14th, 2019  |  40 mins
    blue-billed ducks, climate change, dandenong creek, first friends of dandenong creek, greening knox, lake knox, sustainability

    Lake Knox is a deep-water lake in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, and is the habitat of an endangered species. The community is trying to stop development plans for the lake site, and in this episode you'll learn what they are trying, why it's important, and hopefully learn some lessons about how you can take action yourself in your own area.

  • Shannon's Extremely Long Walk for Climate Action

    April 11th, 2019  |  31 mins 44 secs
    act, activism, australian politics, canberra, climate change, climate election, grassroots, my extremely long walk, petition, shannon loughnane, sustainability

    Shannon is a young man who'd had enough with Australia's lack of action on climate change, and has made the decision to walk up to the counter to complain. And by counter, we mean the capital. And by walk, we mean walk. 700 kilometers.

  • Wiebe Wakker — The 33 Country EV Roadtrip

    April 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins
    climate change, electric cars, elon musk, ev, fully charged, plug me in, sustainability, tesla, top gear, wiebe wakker

    Climactic celebrates it's half-century with a fun, fascinating chat with Wiebe, a young man from the Netherlands who travelled through thirty-three countries in a decade-old electric car, using only the generousity of others.

  • Holly Hammond — Climate Community Care Bear

    March 28th, 2019  |  45 mins 29 secs
    burnout, climate change, fatigue, holly hammond, mental health, overwhelm, plan to thrive, plan to win, sustainability

    Bronwyn talks to Holly Hammond, and of course the conversation turns to self-care, but this time Bronwyn is able to learn from a self-care expert, and self-described "care bear" of the activist community.

  • Climate Reality Training — Why to Apply

    March 25th, 2019  |  49 mins 4 secs
    al gore, brisbane, climate change, climate reality, climate reality project, sustainability

    The Climate Reality Project Australia and Al Gore are headed to Brisbane to train people like you, yes you, in the Climactic community, to #LeadOnClimate.

  • Senator Richard di Natale — Facing the Climate Crisis

    March 21st, 2019  |  39 mins 41 secs
    auspol, australian greens, climate change, greens, personal sustainability, politics, richard di natale, stop adani, sustainability, systems thinking

    This episode sees Mark sit down with the leader of the Australian Greens Party, Doctor Richard di Natale, in his office, to talk about how he is facing the climate crisis personally and politically.

  • School Strike for Climate Special

    March 13th, 2019  |  41 mins 10 secs
    #fridaysforfuture, #ss4c, aycc, climate change, climate crisis, climate emergency, getup, greta thunberg, parents for climate action, school strike for climate, stop adani, sustainability

    Friday, the 15th of March, 2019, will see 50 school strikes across Australia, and many more across 78 countries. They're shaping up to be the largest united protests in history. So, in this special we hear from the organizers of these historic strikes, and from the wider community about what these strikes mean.

  • Jackie Matthews — Sustainability, Scrap, and Social Responsibility

    March 7th, 2019  |  45 mins 26 secs
    climate change, geelong, recycling, small business, social license, sustainability, the sustainable hour

    This episode is a great chat with a Geelong businesswoman, Jackie Matthews, who's business Scrap Solutions is confronting the recycling crisis head-on. Learn more about how the world of recycling works, at this vital time where we need a fix to how we treat waste.

  • Fight for the Bight — Torquay

    March 5th, 2019  |  14 mins 8 secs
    climate change, damien cole, equinor, fight for the bight, oil drilling, oil rig, patagonia, surfrider, sustainability

    Norway's state oil company Equinor has the greenlight to drill in the Great Australian Bight, in some of the world's roughest seas, and at extreme depths. The locals and lovers of the Australian coast have said no, and sent strong messages of their disapproval with events all over the country. Here's an on the ground report from the Paddle Out at Torquay.

  • Gretchen Miller — Crafting Connection to the Natural World

    February 28th, 2019  |  45 mins 20 secs
    abc, audio features, bbc, climate change, gretchen miller, radio, rescuers, rn, storytelling, sustainability, the silent forest, trees ive loved

    In her first episode of Climactic, host Georgia Sheil interviews Gretchen Miller, a twenty year ABC radio feature creator, audio artist, and Climactic's own special advisor. Hear beautiful excerpts of Gretchen's work for the ABC, RN, and BBC, and her perspective on how to make change, and how to live well in the time of climate change.

  • Carolyn Ingvarson — Creating Lighter Footprints

    February 21st, 2019  |  43 mins 4 secs
    climate change, climate grief, kooyong, letter writing, lighter footprints, psychology for a safe climate, self care, sustainability, victoria, victorian politics

    New member of the Climactic Collective, Bronwyn Gresham, brings us this week's episode. An interview with Carolyn Ingvarson, founder of influential Melbourne residents group Lighter Footprints, on how the group came about, her approach to leadership, activism, and the climate crisis, and valuable lessons for other groups on how to be effective.

  • Climactic x AIRAH — A New Phase

    February 14th, 2019  |  23 mins 22 secs
    airah, climactic collective, climate change, coal, community garden, dinosaurs, drawdown, electric, ev, food garden, net zero, oil, refrigeration, sustainability, tesla, the cape

    Mark announces the new changes to Climactic, and brings you an episode of the AIRAH on Air podcast about Australia's first large-scale carbon-neutral housing estate.

  • Sustainable Living Festival Bonus — Climate Leaders x Sustainable Hour

    February 12th, 2019  |  35 mins 23 secs
    climate change, climate leaders, school strike for climate, slf, sustainability, sustainable hour, sustainable living festival

    Second bonus episode from the National Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne. The veteran hosts of The Sustainable Hour joined in a great conversation with two of the Melbourne organisers of Climate Leaders. Enjoy!

  • Sustainable Living Festival Bonus — Ten years on from Black Saturday

    February 11th, 2019  |  9 mins 18 secs
    black saturday, climate change, national sustainable living festival, psychology for a safe climate, self care, slf, sustainability

    In this bonus episode from the National Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne, we hear from Carol Ride, founder of Psychology for a Safe Climate, on the tenth anniversary of Victoria's Black Saturday fires.

  • Maiysha Moin — Striking Leadership (School Strike for Climate)

    February 7th, 2019  |  31 mins 36 secs
    auspol, climate change, greta thunberg, maiysha moin, malala, margaret atwood, school protest, school strike for climate, sustainability, youth

    This week Mark talks to Maiysha, the MC of Melbourne's School Strike for Climate that place November 2018. They talk her path into activism, what's next for School Strike for Climate, and the group's next big initiative, Climate Leaders.