January 22nd, 2020 | 6 mins 24 secs
climate change, events, sustainability, the weekly wrap, the wrap, transition australia
Each week Transition Australia, in collaboration with other Transition and environment groups will be putting together a summary of some events that are happening across the country. The aim is to promote the amazing work that's going on and make sure people know just how much is going on.
January 20th, 2020 | 8 mins 46 secs
bushfire, cancer, cancer survivor, climate change, climate grief, grief, resilience, sustainability, writing for the environment
Katerina Cosgrove wrote a January 10th, 2020 feature for Al Jazeera. Here, she reads her piece aloud, in her home.
January 19th, 2020 | 41 mins 8 secs
climate change, iara lee, independent film, independent media, national geographic, pacific, pacific islands, patrick rose, seasters, solomons, sustainability, wantoks
Tess speaks to independent filmmaker and chronicler of social change and activism Iara Lee.
January 12th, 2020 | 1 hr 29 mins
climate change, elly baxter, jean hinchliffe, lecture, nancy hillier, panel, ss4c, sustainability, sydney, tema milstein, unsw, varsha yajman, xr
In 2016, staff in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of New South Wales proposed an annual lecture to commemorate the life and work of Nancy Hillier OAM, a prominent figure in the Botany Community, instigator of significant community services across many fields, and a life time supporter of education and scholarship.
January 10th, 2020 | 53 mins 2 secs
climate change, daisy jeffreys, greta, power of youth podcast, school strike, sustainability
In August of 2018, then 15-year-old Greta Thunberg started striking outside Swedish Parliament, demanding stronger action on climate change. A year later, her global notoriety has inspired millions of young people around the world to take similar action, including in Australia, really showcasing the power of youth.
January 9th, 2020 | 47 mins 55 secs
climate change, degrowth, economics, go simone, sustainability
During our conversation, Cle-Anne Gabriel questions the compatibility between environmental sustainability and economic growth. Is a de-prioritisation of economic growth as a policy objective a way forward to reduce emissions globally?
January 8th, 2020 | 14 mins 41 secs
climate change, newsfighters, sustainability
While a bushfire crisis and catastrophic drought engulfs the country, Australia's politicians think it’s the perfect time to start blaming each other and triggering their opponents.
#climatepodcase | ArtBreaker — Charlotte Watson | The Black Finch Project — the Bird of the Year, and the mega-coal mine.
January 7th, 2020 | 47 mins 14 secs
#1000finches, artbreaker, black finch project, charlotte watson, climate change, sustainability
The Black Finch Project, or #1000finches, swept through the Australian art and environmental world in mid 2019. People of all walks of life were creating art featuring this endangered finch, usually dead, and posting them to politicians and community figures across Australia.
#climatepodcase | A Rational Fear — Dodo AIDS is making a comeback | #ClimateWeekQLD | 6th June 2019
January 6th, 2020 | 1 hr 34 mins
#climatepodcase, #climateweekqld, climate change, comedy, dan ilic, qld, queensland, sustainability, tom ballard
You may notice there is one word we’re avoiding to say in the show. That word begins with A and ends in I, has Dan in between. We were told about 20 minutes before the show, so some minor tweaks had to happen on the fly. I’m sure you’ll enjoy listening to that as we go.
January 5th, 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
book, climate change, magdalena ball, novel, poem, poems, poetry, sustainability, the compulsive reader, writing
Poetry is a powerful way to engage with big events and emotions. Magdalena Ball reads from her new book and discusses the art of dealing with the unimaginable.