Episodes

Nov. 13, 2020

Climactic Candid | Cities, climate and migration - With Kate Brick, MMC and Toby Kent, Melbourne's first Chief Resilience Officer

The International Organisation on Migration, a UN body, estimates that between 25 million and 1 billion people will be displaced by climate change within the next 30 years. Toby Kent, the City of Melbourne's first Chief Resilience Officer, joins Mark Spencer to talk to the Deputy Executive Director of the Mayor's Migration Council to talk migration, urbanisation, climate change, and the collision of these factors. Kate is an immigration policy expert with over a decade of experience working on …

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Oct. 5, 2020

Climactic Candid | Sara Bell — On Power and Media

This is an episode of Climactic Candid, honest talks with climate engaged people from across society. I'm Mark Spencer, publisher of the Climactic Collective Podcast Network. My guest for this episode is entrepreneur Sara Bell. Sara Bell founded AMPLIFY in the belief that conscious consumers have the power to generate the pressure points needed to drive rapid change before 2030. The companies whose business models cause climate change have too much vested in the status quo to change willingly. …

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Sept. 27, 2020

Climactic Candid | A Roundtable Chat with 8 New Climate Reality Project Leaders

In 2019 close to a thousand people gathered in Brisbane for a Climate Reality Leadership Corps training. In 2020, thousands met online as COVID19 reshaped the world in mere months. What do 8 recently trained leaders think about the virtual Climate Reality Project flagship 3-day training? What's next for them? Join former APAC Climate Reality lead Linh Do, and Climactic publisher Mark Spencer, for a roundtable chat with Masters of Environment at University of Melbourne students and alumni. "Trai…

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Aug. 26, 2020

Halfcut | The Story and The Pitch - Serially Curious/Growing Concern

One guest - two interviews. Jimmy Halfcut has been engaged in activism, organising, and fundraising for many years. Mark and Seán, hosts of two shows on the Climactic Collective, had back to back chats with Jimmy about the story of Halfcut, and the lessons he learnt on the way to finding the formulae to their success. Having a laugh, letting people have fun while engaging with serious topics like deforestation, and visual disruption all factor into the formula. Hear more chats with folks Mark a…

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