Episodes

June 15, 2020

Trauma informed climate action with Eav Brennan

Today we welcome Eav, fellow Climactic Collective podcaster and environmental educator, living in Sydney. Her life journey has been marked by encounters with nature and periods of struggle, that as we will discover steered her in the direction of being a science communicator, an improvisor, crafter and artist. Eav Joined Climactic in March 2020 & she reached out to me, with a mutual passion for caring about our mental health as we take action on climate change. Her focus is on advocating for ou…

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April 11, 2020

🦋🧘Feeling the Change | Consciousness and Conversation in the Climate Crisis

Bronwyn Gresham hosts a conversation between four psychologists about facing the climate crisis. About Sally Sally Gillespie, PhD, worked as a Jungian psychotherapist for over twenty years before completing her doctoral research in climate psychology. Her recent publication, Climate Crisis and Consciousness: Re-imagining our owrkd and ourselves is an intriguing and essential read, venturing into our collective stories and consciousness and guiding us towards a space that has promise even in our…

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March 27, 2020

🦋🧘Feeling the Change | Margaret Klein Salamon — A Panel from Psychology for a Safe Climate from SLF2020

A panel discussion led by Margaret Klein Salamon, author of Facing the Climate Emergency: How to transform yourself with climate truth Yes, we're facing catastrophic collapse. Yes it’s terrifying. But you don't have to be paralyzed by your fear, grief, and other painful feelings. You can use your pain to transform yourself, your friends, and your world. You can become the hero humanity needs. I want to show you how. - Margaret Klein Salamon Margaret Klein Salamon, author of Facing the Climate E…

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March 7, 2020

🦋🧘Feeling the Change | From panic to growth: Bob Doppelt on transformational resilience

Bob Doppelt is the Executive Director of the Resource Innovation Group (TRIG) and the founder and Coordinator of the International Transformational Resilience Coalition (ITRC). Trained in both counseling psychology and environmental science, he has combined the two fields throughout his careeer. He is also a Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction instructor from the University of Massachusettes Medical School, Center for Mindfulness. From 2003 to 2011 he directed the Climate Leadership Initiative (…

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Feb. 1, 2020

🦋🧘Bronwyn Gresham — Communities in transition, moving beyond zero emissions | Imogen Jubb from BZE

Ever wondered about the phrase ‘think globally, act locally’? Or how your local community could transition to zero emissions? Well we are stoke to say that this visionary work is underway right now! In this episode we chat with the delightful Imogen Jubb, Australian National Manager of Zero Carbon Communities, a Beyond Zero Emissions initiative. Imogen has had an impressive sustainability focused career, beginning in ecology, then climate change communications and now on one of the biggest and …

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Nov. 10, 2019

Transition for Resilience with Paul Shelton

Liking the show? Leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts here! Support us directly on Pozible! Climactic Community Corner Night Terrace Kickstarter Nature for Life Rally - November 28th, 12pm, Melbourne Parliament, Spring Street. Meet Paul Shelton. Paul is the director of Growing Spaces, Member of the founding committee of Transition Australia and past president of Transition Darebin for four years. Winner of Darebin Sustainability Awards local hero in 2016 and Winner of Australia’s most…

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Sept. 7, 2019

Three Lessons on Self-care in Activism, with Anthony Gleeson

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. Also, we celebrate our 75th numbered episode and 100th episode in total. Thanks to you for being with us, we honestly couldn't do this without an audience, and we appreciate you joining us to share in these stories. Liking the show? Leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts here! Support us d…

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May 31, 2019

Matt Wicking — Overcoming fatigue, building power

Matt Wicking is a well-known figure in the environmental community. Through years of mentoring and facilitating at the Centre for Sustainable Leadership, he's worked with some of the leaders in the community, and helped them find their strength. Two of Climactic's own, Georgia and Maxine, have been taught by Matt. He showed great humility and grace by being willing to speak to us not only about his work, his mindset and approach to life in the time of climate change, but also his issues and bur…

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March 27, 2019

Holly Hammond — Climate Community Care Bear

Holly Hammond is a stalwart of the social activism community, but when she's not on the baricades or on a march, she's practising radical self-care, and helping others to do the same. Burnout is endemic in the activist community, but maybe it doesn't have to be. Holly's efforts, and organising, have helped scores of members of the community overcome burnout, overwhelm, and emotional fatigue. With host Bronwyn, a self-care advocate in her own right, this conversation dives deep into how we need …

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Feb. 21, 2019

Carolyn Ingvarson — Creating Lighter Footprints

The Climactic Collective is the next phase for Climactic, and it starts now. Member of the Climactic Collective Bronwyn Gresham brings us this interview with Carolyn Ingvarson, founder of the influential group Lighter Footprints. Based in the eastern Kooyong area of Melbourne, the group started initially in response to the film, An Inconvenient Truth, as a way to gather like-minded locals to make improvements in their home and personal sustainability. But the group has grown into something much…

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