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.
October 13th, 2019 | 37 mins 35 secs
circular economy, climate change, local economy, manufacturing, sustainability, waste, waste crisis, waste reduction, waste reuse
This is the third episode from Australian Science Week, from guest host Dr Renee Beale of the Royal Society of Victoria. Guest Dr Sahajwalla explains how a future economy, one built around localisation and reuse could solve our waste problems.
Georgia Sheil — On empowering women and girls and climate change with Asha Kayla, international sustainability expert
October 5th, 2019 | 47 mins 26 secs
climate change, corporate, corporate responsibility, corporate sustainability, csr, do it in a dress, drawdown, gender equity, girls and women, sdg, sustainability, sustainable development goals, un
With 15 years in big corporations, working to increase their social responsibility and environmental sustainability, Asha became friends with host Georgia. They sit down for a chat about Asha' story, the power of finding your own story, and how Asha is building a social enterprise to help empower girls and young women.
September 29th, 2019 | 23 mins 44 secs
climate change, dr renee beale, royal society, science week, sustainability
Dr Kate Selway is an Earth scientist who is passionate about understanding how our amazing planet works. She has led research teams in the deserts of central Australia, the savannas of East Africa, and the frozen expanses of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets.
September 22nd, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
adani, art breaker, author, clade, climate change, essay, fiction, great barrier reef, literary, literature, non-fiction, sustainability, the change, wrack, writing, ya, young adult
Author and new collective member Beth Spencer hosts award-winning Australian author James Bradley on Climactic.
September 18th, 2019 | 47 mins 49 secs
climate change, extinction rebellion, leeds, sustainability, uk, xr
Correspondent Simon Moore sends in an update about the unfolding story of Extinction Rebellion, and the wider climate community, in Leeds, UK.
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.