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Climate action on your doorstep. COP26 will bring Earth's most urgent conversation to Scotland in November 2021. In Local Zero, Glasgow-based researchers Dr Rebecca Ford and Dr Matt Hannon are your trusted guides to smart local energy and a zero carbon future. Find us at http://www.localzeropod.com (www.localzeropod.com)
 
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Newslaundry.com

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Weekly wrap of events of the week peppered with context, commentary and opinion by a superstar panel. Click here to support Newslaundry: http://bit.ly/paytokeepnewsfree See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
This podcast, hosted by Dr Rob Doubleday, features weekly evidence-based discussions about the pressing challenges facing policymakers, brought to you by the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge. CSaP: The Science & Policy Podcast is produced in partnership with the research project Expertise Under Pressure, Centre for the Humanities and Social Change at the University of Cambridge. Season 6 is focusing on the race to resilience global climate campaign and how to acce ...
 
It's the trans-global satiricast that leaves no hot potato unbuttered. Andy Zaltzman breaks down the news with comedians from across the world including Alice Fraser, Hari Kondabolu, Chris Addison, John Oliver, Nish Kumar, Tiff Stevenson and Helen Zaltzman. Hear our new show, The Ashes Urncast: http://pod.link/Urncast Follow us on YouTube. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Conversations with scientists exploring science-based ways to protect the future of our planet, our children, and other creatures that share our World. We live on a planet in crisis. Scientists have warned us about the rapidly increasing dangers of climate change and destruction of the biosphere - specifically in the 1992, 2017 and 2019 World Scientists’ Warnings which were signed by 1,700; 15,000 and 11,000 scientists respectively when issued. Initial episodes of this podcast feature sessio ...
 
A youth oriented special event podcast series delivering daily news reports and feature interviews from the Extreme Hangout at the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties COP26 in Glasgow. It's brought to you by Extreme, inspired by their love of the outdoors, adventure sports and driven by a passion to protect the planet. Extreme has made its mission to give youth a voice at COP26 and beyond. Created for Extreme by Blue Aurora Media. Produced and presented by award winning c ...
 
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Institute of Aquaculture at the University of Stirling

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A series of conversations around the implications of climate change in different aquaculture and aquatic food contexts. These particularly feature early-career researchers tackling issues in different parts of the world. They have been produced with financial support from the Belmont Forum and Natural Environment Research Council and we hope they will be a useful contribution to the upcoming COP26.
 
The Eurasian Climate Brief is a new podcast focussing on climate news in the region stretching from Eastern Europe, Russia down to the Caucasus and Central Asia. It aims to give a voice to the best experts and journalists, enabling them to make sense of a part of the world where environmental news is seriously underreported. The podcast is set to launch in late October when we'll be releasing three episodes per week to coincide with COP26. Following the closure of the conference, a regular e ...
 
The Lancet (www.thelancet.com) is a weekly medical journal, renowned for the publication of high-quality peer-reviewed research and reviews from around the world. In the Podcasts our editors discuss journal highlights, including interviews with authors of key articles to provide context and insight to advancements in medicine and health worldwide.
 
In this Podcast Series of Conscious Citizens, we will learn about the concerning matter of Climate Change. Humanity faces the greatest threat from climate change, and it is important to address this issue as a matter of major concern. We will go through the impact of climate change on Humankind, the solutions that will define our fate, and the technological innovations that can help.
 
In advance of COP26, Climate Conversations invites environmental scientists, community representatives and decision-makers to discuss the climate crisis and how changes are impacting the lives of people around the world. This five-part series is supported by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and produced by Glasgow Science Centre and Bespoken Media.
 
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Climate Frequencies is a five part podcast series exploring climate change through sound, presented by Natalie Sharp and brought to you by BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. As the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) gathers in Glasgow, listen to the climate emergency and its reverberations through the ears of artists, thinkers and activists. Climate Frequencies is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.
 
A daily radio production that delves behind the scenes at COP26 to give listeners across the globe independent access to the world’s most influential climate summit. Hosting interviews with key players and partnering with 30+ independent international broadcasters, INSIDE:COP26 will dissect decisions and discussions - slicing through the jargon and delivering them in an accessible way. With access to the Blue Zone (where the climate negotiations will take place) at the heart of COP, our focu ...
 
Next Question with Katie Couric is back for a new season! From big names to big minds and big hearts, Katie sits down (virtually) with some interesting and exciting people — experts who are helping us get to a post-COVID world (can you even imagine?!), as well as actors, authors, politicians and creatives who are trying to work, parent, and survive, this pandemic year. We’ll talk about the tough moments and the trauma of it all, but we’ll find some levity and joy, too, as we inch toward the ...
 
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David Pocock (pictured) is known to many Australians for his exploits on the rugby fields, both here in Australia and overseas, and on Saturday, stood as a candidate for the Australian Government and at this point appears to have been successful in his bid to become a Senator. Cycling takes centre stage on the World Resources Institute podcast, "Bi…
 
“The scientific world has researched and reported, peer-reviewed and presented report after report after report. Most scientists are quite frankly fed up.... Now is the time for moral courage and real leadership.” These are among the words of Ed Gemmell as he moderated this press conference at COP26. At this event, Scientists Warning Europe premier…
 
For our new mini-series - Science, Policy and Climate Resilience - Host Rob Doubleday is joined by our new Co-Host Emily So, Professor of Architectural Engineering, University of Cambridge. Season 6 is focusing on the race to resilience global climate campaign and how to accelerate climate priorities after COP26. In this first episode, Rob and Emil…
 
What is the state of play post COP26? How can we continue to implement the actions discussed during COP? And how can we maintain action and public interest in the climate emergency when dramatic international events take up the news headlines? These are the key questions that we will look at in the first episode of the Geo for Earth podcast. We are…
 
Last November in Glasgow, countries agreed to limit the global temperature rise to 1.5C above pre-industrial averages. Six months on, the world has changed, with the war in Ukraine, high energy prices and the cost of living crisis threatening to derail us from achieving our climate goals. Ian Sample speaks to the Guardian’s environment corresponden…
 
Some recent, and surprising, estimates from the World Health Organisation suggested that the UK fared better than Germany in the pandemic. But did they get it right?At Eurovision this year an algorithm was apparently used to replace whole countries’ votes - was it responsible for the UK’s second-place finish?The global economy has been putting the …
 
It's said that the environment is the silent victim of war. In this programme, Tom Heap finds out how the conflict in Ukraine is affecting environmental work in the country. With so many people forced to flee, what happens to projects which were trying to protect fragile wildlife habitats? He talks to an award-winning Ukrainian environmentalist who…
 
Special update edition. Bill Ramsay from Scottish CND joins us for an update on the position of Scotland and NATO in the light of the war in Ukraine. Bill also sets the record straight following recent remarks made by MP Stewart McDonald who is the SNP spokesperson on defence. We looked at how the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons can h…
 
Millions around the world are struggling with higher food and energy prices. In the UK inflation has reached a 40-year high of 9% in the 12 months to April, leaving many struggling to pay bills and shoulder normal living costs. When the weekly shop gets smaller and the flat gets colder, it’s our health that suffers. Madeleine Finlay speaks to healt…
 
Marty Kady (pictured) is the editorial director for subscription platforms at Politico and takes us through the group's second Sustainability Summit - "Fast-tracking a sustainable future". Dr. Britt Wray is a Human and Planetary Health Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health, Stanford Woods Institute for the Envir…
 
The warmer weather is here and, with it, solar energy is on my mind. Sun-thing tells me I'm into something good. Join us in the first of our series of programmes on renewable energy sources as the world faces a difficult energy challenge and the threat of an 'apocalyptic' food shortage crisis. We'll be speaking to some of the players, big and small…
 
Being a teenage mum is not easy. But innovative projects around the world are trying to help. We hear from Sierra Leone, where the 2 Young Lives project supports teenagers who've been rejected by their families for getting pregnant. They link them up with older women who step in to look after them. Complications during pregnancy and childbirth are …
 
The aspirations and climate goals of Sydney's Opera House were among the topics discussed at Sunday"s Echuca/Moama Market. A woman responsible for the leasing of internal areas talked about how difficult it has been to achieve zero emissions as many of those internal areas are set aside for restaurants and the chefs all prefer gas, a fossil fuel, f…
 
In the fight against global warming we’re constantly told to do our bit to reduce green house gas emissions. However, a claim circulating that just ‘100 companies are responsible for 71% of global emissions’ can make any individual effort seem futile. But does this claim mean what you think it means? We look into this and the claim that the pandemi…
 
Musicians are increasingly turning to their craft to help us, and them, better understand and deal with the climate crisis. A podcast from Climate One "Coping with Climate through Music" takes us into this growing field. Other Quick Climate Links for today are: "Scientists call for incentives to help households transition away from gas use in homes…
 
Digging and excavating are bywords for archaeology. But why does history end up deep under our feet?This question struck CrowdScience listener Sunil in an underground car park. Archaeological remains found during the car park’s construction were displayed in the subterranean stairwells, getting progressively older the deeper he went. How had these …
 
Since the 1980s police have been allowed to suppress protests by using aggressive tactics—from batons to horse charges to kettling. New military-style tactics were sanctioned by the Thatcher government, in secret. Over the next forty years those protesting against racism, unfair job losses, draconian laws, or for environmental protection were subje…
 
Climate scientist, Joëlle Gergis, is finalizing a new book - "Humanity's Moment: A Climate Scientist's Case for Hope" to be published late in August. Her previous book - "Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia" was published in 2018 giving an unparalleled perspective on how human activities altered patterns that hav…
 
The energy transition is currently supported by three main pillars: science & technology, economics, and policy. In 2022 these three pillars are unaligned, with a lack of cohesion impeding progress. In today’s episode of the Energy Gang, the team explores three current events that highlight and exemplify the current state of the energy transition i…
 
Craig Dalzell and Bill Johnson in conversation with members of Glasgow Pensioners for Independence on the topic of Scotland's ageing population. Topics include ageing well, pensioner poverty and pensions, older people as a national resource to be valued and much more. Bill and Craig will be sharing ideas from their book All of Our Futures which is …
 
Dr Haydn Washington (pictured) once wanted to put rockets on the moon, but he was only eight years old and life took him in a whole new direction enabling him to learn about the wonders we have here on Earth. The University of New South Wales adjunct lecturer has dedicated his life to making this a better place to live and sees those improvements c…
 
Last week cryptocurrency suffered it’s ‘black Wednesday’ moment. Investors raced to withdraw their funds and more than $200billion was wiped off the cryptocurrency market. One currency lost 98% of its value. Ironically it was a so-called “stablecoin”, whose value is meant to be pegged to currencies like the dollar, that collapsed.Was this a solitar…
 
Suddenly it feels like everyone is talking about the metaverse, doesn’t it? But what exactly is the metaverse? Wikipedia describes it as “a network of 3D virtual worlds focused on social connection,” but the only real consensus seems to be that it’s going to be, well, huge. Google, Apple, Snapchat, and Microsoft have all made major investments and …
 
From deep inside Gran Chaco, a dry tropical forest in Argentina one and a half times the size of California, comes a wake-up call for the world’s forests. We’ve lost more than a fifth of this incredibly biodiverse region since 1985. And it’s just one of many precious carbon-trapping ecosystems being lost to unrelenting deforestation. Six months ago…
 
Much is happening at "Climate Conversations" and today (April 19, 2022) we will be chatting with Dr Haydn Washington, an adjunct professor at the University of New South Wales, a prolific author, a man who is sensitive to the needs of the environment and a fellow who is prepared to call it like it is with regard population. Today's Quick Climate Li…
 
Acknowledgement of Country// Headlines// 7:15 Mercedes Zanker//Mercedes Zanker is a producer and host on 3CR's Uprise Radio and an anti-military activist with Renegade Activists, conveners of the Raucous Anti-AUKUS Caucus online symposiums. Mercedes joins us to provide updates on AUKUS, the trilateral security pact between Australia, the United Kin…
 
With Australia’s federal election to be held this Saturday, Allan and Darren conduct a quick discussion of the role foreign policy has played over the past month during the campaign, and what we can learn regardless of who will form government. Then, to finish, eyebrows are raised in response to reporting detailing secret conversations between very…
 
An attempt to record an interview with Fusion Party Senate candidate, Kammy Carder Hunt (pictured), went wrong, I made a mistake and although I could hear the recording the interference was such, that it was unusable. Don't let that be a reflection upon the party; a party that has many wonderful ideas, including a desire to see Australia declare a …
 
Two of the biggest sports events of the year, the Commonwealth games in Birmingham and the FIFA world cup in Qatar have pledged to be the most sustainable and green sporting events to date. Both have made bold statements 'the first sustainable commonwealth games' and the ‘first carbon-neutral FIFA World Cup'. Qasa Alom finds out if they can really …
 
Katherine is joined by Doug Mercado, head of the area office with the World Food Program in Romania, which is managing the delivery and distribution of food supplies to vulnerable communities in neighboring Ukraine. The impacts of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are felt internally, regionally, and globally, with agricultural production disrupted and …
 
Today I’ll be taking you along for the ride as my 14 year old Nephew Oliver and I head into Melbourne and take part in the student strike for climate that happened on the 25th of March. It was a global day of action so there were similar events not just around Australia, but around the world. We joined a huge crowd in the city and marched several c…
 
Zoe Daniel, who is challenging Goldstein incumbent, LiberaL MPTim Wilson, in the Saturday, May 21, Australian federal election, has declared the "Same isn't Safe" and you can read about what is happening: "Lies, election pitches and truth in advertising: Fake ‘teal’ pamphlets hit Goldstein letterboxes". Other Quick Climate Links for today are: "A T…
 
You probably know Melissa Gilbert best from her time playing Laura Ingalls for nine seasons on the classic NBC television show, “Little House On the Prairie.” She’s done a lot since then – she’s continued to act, tried her hand at directing, served as the president of the Screen Actors Guild, and even briefly ran for Congress. But a dozen or so yea…
 
War crimes. Violations of international law, such as the targeted killing of civilians, which could lead to the prosecution of those responsible. As the horrors of conflict continue in Ukraine, claims of war crime are increasing. Proving a crime has been committed in these circumstances is a long process and can be incredibly tough. But science can…
 
A young scientist has developed a white powder which gives waste soil concrete-like properties. Gnanli Landrou grew up in Togo, helping his neighbours dry out soil to make bricks, and his big dream is to help people like them build stronger, cheaper, houses.But the European building industry is also excited about his new, low carbon building materi…
 
Barrie Slatter (pictured) was a recent speaker at the Goulburn Valley University of The Third Age Natural Resources session and here he talks with us on "Climate Conversations". Barrie, from Great Britain, is a great fan of Australia and has been here nearly 40 times, a string of visits that began when a teacher exchange program saw him lecturing a…
 
Barbara looks at infrastructure’s legacy of exacerbating inequality and explores a more sustainable, equitable, resilient approach as the bipartisan infrastructure law is rolled out. Her guest, Stephanie Gidigbi Jenkins, is an expert in and champion for public policies promoting economic, social and environmental benefits for communities. Stephanie…
 
40 years ago the BBC broadcast a new TV cooking series called "Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cooking". It was a first, and showed audiences that Indian food did not rely on curry powder, and that dishes were different depending on what region of India they originated. But that's not all, the series and Madhur Jaffrey's subsequent books (she has written m…
 
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