Episodes

Sept. 10, 2021

Ep. 11: How to spot and protect against climate mis- and disinformation

In this episode, we discuss misinformation and disinformation on climate change, what it is, how it is manufactured, its impacts, and how you can identify and protect against it. Misinformation and disinformation may be one o...

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July 31, 2021

Ep 10: Why it's ok to feel eco-anxious, learning to live with climate change, a conversation with Dr Blanche Verlie

Feeling anxious about climate change? Reflect and recharge with this unique episode where we explore emotional responses to climate change with Dr. Blanche Verlie, member of the Sydney Environment Institute and author of Lear...

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June 28, 2021

Ep 9: How the arts can connect and sustain us in the climate movement

Can music, film, literature and art inspire climate activism or change our perspectives on climate change? In this episode, we discuss non-academic examples of climate change communications. Arguably, pop culture can have as ...

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May 4, 2021

Ep. 8: Why is the messenger important in climate messaging?

In this episode, we take a deeper look at “the messenger” and why it can be important to understand different messengers in climate communications. We refer to research from David Holmes, Director of the Monash Climate Change...

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Feb. 19, 2021

Ep. 6 (part 2): Our Climate Stories

Why do some people care about climate change more than others? In this episode, Amélie interviews Tim and Ewan as they reflect on how their past has led them to care about climate change, and what keeps them going. We are rem...

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Jan. 31, 2021

Ep 7: Below the surface - language of maps and nature

In this special episode, we interview Soo Ryu, a PhD fellow at the Aarhus School of Architecture. We discuss non-verbal ways of communication, with a focus on the power and limitations of maps to reveal and conceal. We also c...

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Jan. 30, 2021

Ep. 6 (part 1): Our climate stories

Why do some people care about climate change more than others? In this episode, Rosie, Amélie and Phani reflect on how their past has led them to care about climate change, and what keeps them going. We are reminded that ever...

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Dec. 9, 2020

Ep. 5: Feeling our experiences, the pros and cons of apocalyptic framing of climate change

In this episode, we examine the use of apocalyptic framing in climate change communications. Traditionally, the end has been nigh for religious and moralistic reasons with a call to repent (though it is safe to say this year ...

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Dec. 7, 2020

Ep 4: Natural capital to ecosystem services, how economic metaphors may be manipulating our realities

In this episode, we poke a stick at economic metaphors that are commonly used to describe sustainability and the environment. In the West, under a dominant neoliberal-capitalist milieu, we take stock of how this influences th...

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Nov. 10, 2020

Ep 3: Addicted to conflict? Climate in journalism and the media

In this episode we look at the chapter “Journalism, Climate Communication and Media Alternatives” by Robert A Hackett and Shane Gunster from Carbon Capitalism and Communication. This book examines the role of communication in...

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Nov. 9, 2020

Ep 2: Different ways of knowing through storytelling

In this episode we refer to a chapter Different Ways of Knowing: Trees Are Our Families Too , by Gladys and Jill Milroy, in Heartsick for Country: Stories of Love, Spirit and Creation , edited by Morgan, Mia and Kwaymullina 2...

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Nov. 8, 2020

Ep 1: Climate language and meaning in the search for 'blue ice'

Have you ever found yourself lost for words? Maybe it's because there are no words — at least in the languages you speak. In this episode we look at research from the northern boreal forests in Ontario, Canada with the Cree, ...

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Nov. 5, 2020

Ep 0: Hello and Welcome

Welcome to Talking In This Climate , where we explore how to become more mindful and effective communicators of climate and environmental issues. In this episode, meet the creators of the podcast and our aims for the journey ...

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