Episodes

Jan. 25, 2022

Quick Climate Links: The latest epispode of PCAN; A 'slow catastrophe'; Methane doubles national average; Welcoming climate refugees

The Place-Based Climate Action Network (PCAN) podcast provides us with fresh insights into the climate crisis, introduces listeners to new and fresh thinkers, and helps listeners betters understand what is happening with the ...

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Jan. 24, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Therma tackles the cold emissions problem; Coal's 'death certificate'; Breaking away from gas on the Tour Down Under

Manik Suri (pictured) is the co-founder and CEO of Therma and was among the guests at an event staged by The New York Times Climate Hub during the Glasgow COP 26 entitled - " Back to Basics: Building Resilient Supply Chains "...

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Jan. 23, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Prof Michael Mann interviewed on the BBC's 'Science in Action'

U.S. climate scientist, Professor Michael Mann, was among the guests on a " Science in Action " show from the BBC World Service where it covered everything from the volcanic eruption near Tonga to ocean warming. Other Quick C...

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Jan. 22, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Equating the covid crisis with the climate crisis; skimming over the brown coal fact; electric pick-up trucks are hot

Laura Tingle (pictured) has a cleared eyed view of what Australia's Scott Morrison-led Liberal National Party Government is doing in response to Covid-19 crisis and nimble thinkers can easily equate what she says about that d...

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Jan. 21, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Stories to Watch in 2022; Larry Fink's letter; a Call to Art; The Love of Trees

Ani Dasgupta (pictured) presented the World Resources Institute's 19th annual " Stories to Watch 2022 ". Mf Dasgupta is the WRI's President and Chief Executive Officer. Today's other Quick Climate Links are: " Don’t Look Up I...

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Jan. 20, 2022

Quick Climate Links: How serious is Elon Musk?; port pollution sickens family; Richard Heinberg on energy; 'Please Explain' is back

Elon Musk (pictured), has said climate change is humanity's biggest challenge, but some are now questioning his commitment to that belief. Read about it here: " Where Does Elon Musk Really Stand On Fighting Climate Change? " ...

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Jan. 18, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Climate change tops the Global Risks Report

Adrian Monk (pictured) hosted a press conference organized by the World Economic Forum - " Risks on Earth, in space and in the metaverse - Radio Davos on the Global Risks Report 2022 ". Other Quick Climate Links for today are...

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Jan. 17, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Sailing into a realization about the finiteness of the world

Yachtswoman, Dame Ellen MacArthur (pictured) become famous when she sailed solo around the world establishing a new record for such an undertaking and it was during that event that she had something of a "light-bulb" moment a...

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Dec. 19, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Oysters, tornadoes, rising seas, peat sales banned

Professor Michael Mann from Penn State University and the author of " The New Climate War " talks about how and why a rash of tornadoes ripped through parts of the U.S. The interview with Professor Mann can be found here . Oy...

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Dec. 18, 2021

Interview: 'Tash' Gillies - warming oceans pushing up divorce rate of usually monogamous albatrosses

Natasha Gillies (pictured, and "Tash" to most) is researching the movement decisions and navigation in Wandering Albatrosses. Tash, from the University of Liverpool , recently wrote an article for The Conversation - " Climat...

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Dec. 16, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Malcolm Turnbull writes forward for and heaps praise on new book

Former Australian PM, Malcolm Turnbull, has launched the new book. " Transitioning to a Prosperous, Resilient and Carbon-Free Economy: A Guide for Decision Makers ". Other Quick Climate Links for today are: " The Conversation...

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Dec. 15, 2021

Quick Climate Links: The Arctic melts, the climate situation worsens and exasperation, but not desperation sets in

The Arctic Report Card illustrates that the world is in desperate trouble and still out decision behave as is what we are seeing is little more than a passing phase - check out the story from The Conversation: " 2021 Arctic R...

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Dec. 14, 2021

Quick Climate Links: 'The new normal'; use your power for the planet; combating the heat island effect; climate lawsuits surging

Tornadoes with hitherto unseen force and destructive power swept across parts of the U.S., leaving officials with no option but to attribute this phenomenon to climate change - " FEMA administrator on extreme weather: 'This ...

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Dec. 13, 2021

Quick Climate Links: U.S. tornadoes explained; climate girl takes on two crises; wind farms anger

An explanation from The Conversation helps us better understand why tornadoes trouble the U.S. in December - the story: " Why the southern US is prone to December tornadoes ". Other Quick Climate Links for today are: " Biden ...

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Dec. 12, 2021

Quick Climate Links: "Autonorama"; what does the Glasgow climate pact mean?; climate change impacts on grapes

Smart Growth, the Philidelphia Planning Authority and Island Books combined to bring a special event to life in which Peter Norton talked about his new book: " Autonorama: The Ilorory Promise of High-Tech Driving ". A full-le...

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Dec. 11, 2021

Webinar: Millie Telford and her powerful badass indigenous women

A further example of women leading the charge against climate change came with the staging of a gathering of 'powerful badass women' by the Seed Mob , which is affiliated with the Australian Youth Climate Coalition . Seed Mob...

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Dec. 9, 2021

Quick Climate Linkes: Envionmental justice; climate change worsens,; technological freedom

Gemma Viney (pictured) is from the Sydney Environment Institute (SEI) at the University of Sydney and was among the speakers at a recent webinar staged by the SEI entitled "Never Again or Never? Environmental Justice in Austr...

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Dec. 8, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Newest nation drying up, yet drowning; What could possibly go right?; doctor's advice, vulnerable countries

Listen to the Doctors for Environment Australia podcast. And the Post Carbon Institute asks: " What Could Possibly Go Right? ". Then there is the " The ACT2025 Podcast: What Did COP26 Deliver for Climate-vulnerable Countries?...

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Dec. 7, 2021

Quick Climate Links: How much meat do we eat?; culture before coal; plankton moves moutains

Wangan and Jagalingou Cultural Custodians have been holding an ongoing ceremony at the gates of Adani’s coal mine for more than 100 days now. "We aren't going anywhere", they say. They believe we should be putting "culture be...

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Dec. 6, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Government behaviour 'perplexing' - Chris Barrie; company boards, private people don't know how to respond to climate change

Former Australian defence chief, Chris Barrie (pictured) has described the Australian Government's behaviour as "perplexing" as it claims to be strong on security issues when it is, in fact, weak, even silent, on climate chan...

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Dec. 5, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Charlotte Church sings in protest of Shell's Arctic action

Charlotte Church (pictured) was part of a Greenpeace protest aimed at making Shell question what they are doing with regard to the company's plans to drill in the Arctic - " Charlotte Church sings in protest at Shell's plans ...

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Dec. 4, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Architects Declare Australia; media coverage of climate change defies expectations

Caroline Pidcock (pictured) from Architects Declare Australia talked with Jonathon Green on Radio National's Blueprint for Living just today about the organization, its goals and how and why it came into being. Other Quick Cl...

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Dec. 4, 2021

Interview: Love letter to Gardens of Stone campaigners: Hannah Della Bosca

PhD Candidate and Research Assistant at the Sydney Environment Institute from the University of Sydney, Hannah Della Bosca (pictured), set out to write a love letter to the campaigners who saved the Gardens of Stone and ended...

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Dec. 2, 2021

Quick Climate Links: Town Hall meeting with Goldstein Independent, Zoer Daniel

Former ABC reporter and international correspondent, Zoe Daniel (pictured) has nominated as an independent candidate for the Federal Seat of Goldstein and brings a special interest in climate change. More information about Zo...

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