I love podcasting. I love this planet. Now I'm working on projects at the intersection of media and climate change.
June 10th, 2019 | 30 mins 11 secs
agenda, auspol, city council, climate change, direct action, extinction rebellion, inner west sydney, local council, politics, sustainability, sydney
A bonus extended interview with Violet from Extinction Rebellion Melbourne on methods, motivations, and theories of change.
June 8th, 2019 | 56 mins 31 secs
activism, activist, climate change, council, extinction rebellion, inner west, ipa, leeds, london, melbourne, nonviolent direct action, nvda, sustainability, sydney, sydney harbour bridge, uk, xr
This episode is a collaboration with friends of the show in Leeds, England, featuring voices from Melbourne, Sydney, Leeds and London. Go behind the headlines to learn more about Extinction Rebellion, and the people behind the movement, about why they are choosing to rebel.
May 4th, 2019 | 41 mins 39 secs
act, activism, africa, australian politics, canberra, climate change, climate election, ghana, grassroots, mattlawie, my extremely long walk, nigeria, permaculture, petition, rain, rainfall, shannon loughnane, sustainability, un, west africa
Hear from Shannon as he walks from Melbourne to Canberra to deliver the message to the Australian Parliament that far greater action is needed on climate change. Mark interviews a permaculture farmer and community educator in the Volta Region of Ghana, West Africa, Matthew Onyeanula.
April 27th, 2019 | 51 mins 7 secs
#fridaysforfuture, #ss4c, auspol, australian elections, australian politics, aycc, climate change, climate crisis, climate emergency, getup, greta thunberg, parents for climate action, school strike for climate, stop adani, sustainability
Look back on the March 15th School Strike for Climate by hearing what happened in Melbourne on the day, then hear what the reaction and actions have been since the strike, and why the imminent Australian election is vital in the fight for climate action.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
January 31st, 2019 | 1 hr 7 mins
activism, carmichael mine, climate change, community action, gold coast, stop adani, sustainability
The Gold Coast chapter of Stop Adani, a grassroots environmental network Australia-wide, take over this week's show. They got in a studio to record this story of how their group works, the campaign they're on, and the successes they've had. They also give great advice to help you get involved in a group, and how to make groups more effective.