The General Assembly's music is a soundtrack for new landscapes. Rich, layered songs map the dark corners of our relationship with ourselves and the rest the of the living world. The band features Matt Wicking's evocative voice and powerful songs with a talented line-up of collaborators. More at www.generalassembly.com.au.
September 14th, 2019 | 41 mins 44 secs
amazon, amazonia, bolsonaro, brazil, climate change, fires, sustainability
In this episode we grapple with the emotions and reactions to the land clearing fires in the Brazilian Amazon. We hear from members of the community, past guests, and hear context from news services.
September 7th, 2019 | 39 mins 56 secs
activism, adani, burnout, climate change, depression, extinction rebellion, mental health, sustainability, the sustainable hour
Bronwyn has a great chat with community stalwart, long-time activist, former school teacher and community radio host Anthony Gleeson, and gleans three key lessons about personally sustaining activism.
September 1st, 2019 | 35 mins 13 secs
biology, climate change, exobiology, geobiology, mars, nasa, royal society, science, science week, space, sustainability
Dr Renee Beale, Curator of National Science Week for Victoria, sits down with key speaker Dr Darlene Lim for a chat about the natural world, and what the study of Mars analogues has taught her about life on Earth.
August 29th, 2019 | 39 mins 39 secs
amazon, ararat, aycc, bega, bega valley, climate change, djab wurrung, frack off friday, greta thunberg, jo dodds, nt, origin energy, seed mob, stockholm, sustainability, sweden
We check in with four campaigns to hear what's the latest.
August 26th, 2019 | 58 mins 14 secs
al gore, climate change, climate reality, mike cannon-brookes, sustainability
In June, Climactic hosts Mark and Georgia attended Climate Reality Training, with Al Gore and over 700 other attendees. Hear them recap their experience and what they learned.
August 3rd, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
cfc, climate change, comedy, explicit, kigali amendment, montreal protocol, news, newsball, ozone, ozone hole, sustainability
Guest episode from Newsball — This episode has explicit language.
July 31st, 2019 | 22 mins 25 secs
cash for containers, cds, climate change, container deposit, container refund, epa, rapid reaction, recycling, skm, sustainability, waste
Mark speaks to Port Phillip Councillor Kat Copsey and CDS campaigner Annett Finger about the closure of Victoria's largest recycler by the state Environmental Protection Agency, and where to next for a broken recycling system. Is it time for a Container Deposit Scheme, or well past due?
July 20th, 2019 | 45 mins 50 secs
climate change, cookbook, cooking, davidsons plum, dirt girl, finger lime, food, gardening australia, get grubby, granny skills, lemon myrtle, native food, river cottage, sustainability, warndu, warndu mai
Warndu Mai is the newest book from Rebecca Sullivan and Damien Coulthard about native Australian foods and plants. The story of Australian natives is an important one, and we dive into it here.
July 13th, 2019 | 30 mins 53 secs
abc gardening, climate change, compost, costa, costa's world, dirt girl, kids, mulch, sustainability, tv
Mark sat down with Costa and Dirt Girl after a Costa's World live performance at the Ballarat Begonia Festival in 2018. This recording has been revived and restored, by new Climactic editor Reece.
July 6th, 2019 | 47 mins 38 secs
ac, climate change, community, efficiency, energy, energy efficiency, facebook, groups, heat pump, heating, meeh, power bills, reverse cycle, sustainability, utilities, winter
Tim Forcey, through extensive work at the University of Melbourne, and the thinktank Beyond Zero Emissions, is a household name in a very particular type of household. But the work he does on home energy efficiency is relevant to every household. He started the Facebook group that became My Efficient Electric Home four years ago, and it has started to rapidly pick up steam.
July 1st, 2019 | 48 mins 34 secs
chemicals, climate change, extinction, indigineous sovereignty, insect extinction, insects, murray darling, native rights, native title, riparian, sustainability, water law, water rights
The fourth in a four-part series, recorded at the Living Pavilion, University of Melbourne. Climate Bites are lunchtime panels with experts where audience members are welcome to engage on a particular topic. In this episode, nature.
June 29th, 2019 | 44 mins 45 secs
climate change, sustainability
Lottie is the founder of Banish, an educational resource and platform for disposable product alternatives. Georgia met her at Climate Reality in Brisbane earlier in the month, and with Plastic Free July just around the corner, this was the perfect time to talk waste-free personal transition, conscious consumption, and forming better habits.
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.
June 1st, 2019 | 50 mins 34 secs
burnout, chronic fatigue, climate change, fatigue, psychology, self care, sustainability
This week Bronwyn interviews facilitator, artist, and musician Matt Wicking.
May 25th, 2019 | 43 mins 19 secs
agenda, auspol, city council, climate change, direct action, extinction rebellion, inner west sydney, local council, politics, sustainability, sydney
May 11th, 2019 | 50 mins 59 secs
acrylic, art, artist, ballarat, clean energy, climate change, oil, painting, regional, renewable energy, sustainability, victoria, wind, wind turbine, windfarm, windmill
Maxine interviews regional Victorian painter Mairin Briody, about her beautiful works, and her outlook of finding positivity in the time of climate change.