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Welcome to the Viva! Vegan Podcast and News Minisode! Co-hosted by Viva!’s head of comms, Faye Lewis, and Viva!'s head of investigations, Lex Rigby, each month they’ll be serving up some cracking in-depth chats with some of the most interesting figures in the vegan movement. Each Podcast episode features a different individual – breaking down their vegan journey and recounting their highs and lows – followed by a candid chat between Faye and Lex on everything from mushroom-based leather alte ...
 
Green is the New Finance is a podcast from the Green Finance Institute showcasing leading thinking on how to mobilise capital towards a greener, more inclusive and resilient global economy. Hosted by Helen Avery and Ryan Jude, global leaders from within the finance sector or policy environment share their ideas on how to advance green and sustainable finance.
 
Scott Narver and Jake Lloyd Bacon are actors and comedians, but far more importantly they're both life-long Pro Wrestling fans. They dive into topics new and old with multiple ongoing discussions, series, games, fantasies, theories, gripes and more each and every week in the most interactive wrestling podcast there is! Featuring a real-time chat and weekly hotline calls from you, the Pro Wrestling Palskis. A part of the Dragon Wagon Radio podcast network.
 
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It's been two weeks since the last episode and Dale's been busy - find out about his adventures in Austria and in the Houses of Parliament. We look at some great changes in Australia - with a government that finally seems to get it. There's been a lot of chat about Green Gas - and there's an open invite for George Monbiot to come and talk about his…
 
Dale Vince, founder of the pioneering green energy firm , has an unwavering mission to solve the unsustainability of life. In this episode of the Viva! Vegan Podcast, we get to chat to him about the ways we power ourselves, how we travel and what we eat. Ultimately, his concerns here are what led him to pursue an alternative lifestyle and kick-star…
 
Where do we even start?! We lost some legendary referees, The Rock is giving away houses, John Cena is an incredibly nice person, Dixie Carter is coming, Paige is going, Jeff Hardy is breaking hearts, and that's about it! Oh right and Vince McMahon steps down while being investigated for using company funds as hush money. This is a comedy podcast. …
 
She’s the producer, songwriter and DJ whose avant-garde techno pop has seen her release three extraordinary albums to date. The most recent – LP.8 – was released earlier this year. Her combination of ethereal, atmospheric and at times industrial has seen her win fans in Bjork, St Vincent and John Cale, all of whom she has gone on to collaborate wit…
 
Welcome to the Vegan News Minisode, brought to you by leading vegan campaigning charity, Viva!. Presenters Faye and Lex bring you the latest plant-based lifestyle, food and animal campaigns news from around the globe. In this episode, Faye and Lex discuss Viva!'s latest investigation into duck egg farming, taxing New Zealand farmers for cow and she…
 
Helen Pankhurst is a celebrated women’s right’s activist and author – a Special Advisor on Gender Equality to the leading global aid organisation CARE International, and has served as a fellow of the London School of Economics, a visiting professor at Manchester Metropolitan and as Chancellor of the University of Suffolk. She is also of course the …
 
Dragon Wagon Radio is mid-move but the Palskis are popping in among the chaos for a quick episode all about the AEW Double Or Nothing fallout and Scott's personal experience attending a slew of AEW events. All that plus Liv Morgan, Samoa Joe, and Jeff Jarrett's new jobs, another wrestling engagement, MJF's buzzworthy promo, a NEW PWP CHAMP and so m…
 
Experts say there isn’t enough being done to improve energy efficiency - so naturally we find out what Dale thinks about it. Ian can’t believe what he’s hearing when Dale reveals he’s off to meet Arnold Schwarzenegger in Vienna, but he’ll be back. We talk about what the government could do (or not do) with the rising price of our energy bills. New …
 
As part of bluedot’s partnership with our friends at Bruntwood, we’re curating a series of special In Conversation talks at Bruntwood venues across the country, hosted by me – Chris Hawkins. The first of these recently took place featuring Tom Heap, the author and writer behind 39 Ways To Save The Planet and a regular fixture on Countryfile. We spo…
 
It’s Jubilee Weekend in the UK - and Dale’s pondering what you need to do for your country to get recognised. We talk about our big green gas news - and why so many people seem to be in love with heat pumps. We also discover that tobacco isn’t just bad for people - it’s bad for the planet too. We answer your questions too, as Dale breaks out his st…
 
Big week for Dale and Ecotricity - there’s a new gas field in Britain, Dale explains more about why the grass under our feet is the answer to all of our heating related questions. Why haven’t government embraced it - and is this really something that could go mainstream? Our friends in Australia could be turning a corner when it comes to the climat…
 
The Bloodline is currently dominating the WWE, but are they the MOST dominant faction in wrestling history?! Paul Heyman says so on TV but what does he know? Let's talk about The Shield, DX, The Wyatt Family, Nexus, The NWO, The Ministry of Darkness and whole ton more to figure out who can rightfully hold to title of "Most Dominant." Become a Patre…
 
Welcome to the Viva! Vegan Podcast and this special feature from the . In this episode, Faye and Lex hand over to the group's co-founders, Tracey and Simon West. Established in 2017, this UK-based charity plants trees, builds classrooms, facilitates education, and supports a womens' empowerment group in Kenya. Simon and Tracey also host their own p…
 
Experts are wondering how many more signals of climate change the world needs to start acting, and so do we. We scratch our heads while world leaders continue to scratch their collective arse? And surprisingly, Dale appears to be siding with the energy watchdog for the first time in ages when it comes to proposed changes in the price cap system. Lo…
 
Welcome to the Vegan News Minisode, brought to you by leading vegan charity, Viva!. Presenters Faye and Lex bring you the latest plant-based lifestyle, food and animal campaigns news from around the globe. In this episode, Faye and Lex discuss the Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act (again), the rise in carbon emissions due to animal agriculture, the Qu…
 
A whole ton of news including Ric Flair returning to the Ring, MJF not thrilled about his position in AEW, Tammy Sytch aka Sunny's Hell in a Cell, AEW talent singing karaoke in cars, and lot more PLUS AOP are starting a wrestling company so Freddie Prinze Jr. has some competition! Become a Patreon Palski and support the show while getting access to…
 
They’re the Brighton-founded project of songwriter Dana Margolin, whose prolific creative output has seen her go from a solo, self-releasing songwriter to the front woman of a Mercury Prize nominated band. That Mercury nomination, in 2020 for their album Every Bad, is followed by the new album Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder to the Sky. Welcome to…
 
It’s time to crack open our favorite book! No not “Forgiven” by Vince Russo… the WWE Encyclopedia! This edition has talking all about REPO MAN! Also Rey Mysterio, FTR, and more…. but mostly the REPO MAN! Yea! Become a Patreon Palski and support the show while getting access to the live chat, exclusive episodes, series, and the weekly pre-show! http…
 
NXT has released more Black and Gold talent including Dakota Kai and Dexter Lumis, Killer Kross and Scarlet tie the very cold knot as does Bray and JoJo, the IIconics are feeling un-IInspired, Adam Page catches COVID from all that Cowboy Shit, a WWE ring in the UK just falls apart under the might of Bobby Lashley and a whole ton more. Plus we name …
 
She’s the Manchester-based producer and songwriter whose extensive career has seen her carve out a unique sound that takes in psychedelia, folk and space rock, making her the quintessential bluedot artist. After the incredible success of her 2021 album Flock, she returns to bluedot this July after her first appearance back in 2017. Welcome... to th…
 
Nicola Kagoro, a.k.a. Chef Cola, is a pioneering female Zimbabwean vegan chef at the helm of African Vegan on a Budget. One of her primary aims through her work with African Vegan on a Budget is to spread awareness of vegan culture across Africa and give people the tools and knowledge to actively integrate plant-based eating into their lifestyles. …
 
A slew of NXT Talent are getting name changes as a new “no real or indies name” decree lands on WWE. Some of those rebrands include Kacy Catanzaro, Marcel Barthel, Raquel Gonzalez, and more. The Palskis chat all about which new names are good, bad, and ugly. It’s What’s in a Name 3! Become a Patreon Palski and support the show while getting access …
 
Welcome to the Vegan News Minisode, brought to you by leading vegan charity, Viva!. Presenters Faye and Lex bring you the latest plant-based lifestyle, food and animal campaigns news from around the globe. In this episode, Faye and Lex discuss the Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill, which passed its final parliamentary stage, the chilling news around …
 
Our PM continues to limp on, and we’re wondering where it all goes from here, as it appears Dale and Boris are on the same side for once. We’re being advised to work from home to stop reliance on Russian oil – but why did it take a war to start breaking the reliance on fossil fuels? Dale talks about the reaction to flying the Palestine flag at Fore…
 
A ton of fun wrestling news to chat about and relish in including a pair of wrestling weddings, Bret Hart finding his way to FTR's corner, a Regal Podcast coming our way, Women's Wrestling Army Women's Wrestling Revolution Plus, and Tony Khan uncovering the greatest wrestling conspiracy theory of all time! Become a Patreon Palski and support the sh…
 
Today’s world is unpredictable and full of contradictions, and navigating its complexities while trying to make the best decisions is far from easy. In his new book The Joy of Science, the acclaimed physicist and bluedot favourite, Professor Jim Al-Khalili presents 8 short lessons on how to unlock the clarity, empowerment, and joy of thinking and l…
 
One of the UK’s best loved dance acts, the three-time GRAMMY-nominated Groove Armada have been a mainstay of club and chill-out culture for over twenty years. Since the release of their debut Northern Star and the iconic Vertigo, which tipped them into household name territory, they’ve been synonymous with a sound that’s traversed house, pop, disco…
 
Wrestlers have often reinvented themselves (or were reinvented by others) and with folks like Elias and Pete Dunne going through some changes the Palskis thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the most successful and unique wrestling reinventions in history. From Sting to Bray Wyatt, Kane, the Godfather and many more. Become a Patreon Pa…
 
The government’s energy strategy is finally here - they want 8 new nuclear reactors and are considering fracking, so Dale and Ian wonder what the hell is going on? The IPCC says fossil fuel companies are blocking green and the policies - but the report is also written by those with interests in the market - bonkers. Dale answers your questions too.…
 
Wrestlemania weekend is in the rearview and were talking all about the weekend and current news. From the debut of Cody Rhodes, the return of Stone Cold and greatest stunner of all time, the Undertaker becoming a Hall of Famer and a bronze statue, ROH Supercard of Honor making waves, Control Your Narrative maybe happening, and SO much more. Become …
 
We discuss Dale’s plans to step away from Ecotricity - as he looks for a new owner. The guys talk in depth about his decision, and what Dale’s planning to do with all that spare time. Is he going to Barbados, or does he still have a huge list of stuff he wants to achieve? There’s also been a long rumoured political career - is that what’s next? Can…
 
Lanterns on the Lake are a Mercury Prize nominated, critically acclaimed and adored Newcastle band, whose work has seen them collaborate with the Royal Northern Sinfonia and tour with the likes of Explosion In The Sky, Yann Tiersen and Low. We’re so excited to welcome Lanterns on the Lake to join Saturday’s Lovell Stage line-up at Bluedot 2022 this…
 
It’s WrestleMania weekend and we’re sitting down for a STUPENDOUS extra long PWP. In honor of the weekend’s spectacle we’re going to examine a quote from Chris Jericho on why he left WWE, in regards being the 2nd Match on the Card against KO when they had the hottest story on the show. Is the 2nd Match REALLY that much worse than going on first? We…
 
Heather Mills is a pioneering vegan businesswoman who discovered the healing power of a plant-based diet after losing her leg in a tragic accident with a police motorcycle in 1993. She became a Viva! patron in 2005 and has even gone undercover on a pig farm with Viva!’s founder and director, , to expose the cruel use of the farrowing crate. Today, …
 
Dale’s been reacting to the government’s move to zero vat on green stuff like solar panels in the spring budget, while learning you can’t swear on national radio. We wonder whether government ministers require training in the real world, after the Chancellor’s disastrous photoshoot. The energy crisis continues to rumble - so we examine what happens…
 
Welcome to the Vegan News Minisode, brought to you by leading vegan charity, Viva!. Presenters Faye and Lex bring you the latest plant-based lifestyle, food and animal campaigns news from around the globe. In this episode, Faye and Lex discuss the URGENT Viva! Poland appeal, the damning IPCC report and much more! ABOUT OUR SHOW Presenters Faye and …
 
They’re an award-winning, legendary Scottish band whose twenty-five year career has produced ten incredible albums, unique collaborations with the likes of Clint Mansell and Nine Inch Nails, and a prolific history of soundtracking for films and tv, including the 2006 documentary film Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait and Mark Cousins’ 2015 piece Atom…
 
Pro Wrestling characters are constantly fighting with one another. Honestly it's a real problem and one day we hope they address it. But in the meantime, we're going to take a look at those very special people always seem to make friends, from Cody Rhodes to Kofi Kingston to Edge and Kane -- today we're talking all about Team Players! Become a Patr…
 
The boys are covering a whole slew of news topics from a bunch of AEW debuts including Jeff Hardy and William Regal, the purchase of ROH by Tony Khan, quite a few title changes including a Scott Narver favorite capturing the IC title and a main roster veteran becoming NXT champ, WWE 2K22 bizarre DLC roster, and so much more before talking about the…
 
Terrible stuff going on in the world, but Dale’s wondering if the only positive from this conflict is the chance to finally push for energy independence - especially when you discover just 10% of our ‘economic recovery’ funds are being spent on green initiatives. The House of Lords says young people should pay for our net zero policy - and Dale doe…
 
This week we're talking all about the future of the soon to be WWE Hall of Famer, The Undertaker. Is Vince really going to let him go quietly in the night? Does he want to? Do WE want him to? From reality shows to acting roles, kayfabe stories to one more match, what are we going to do with the Undertaker? Become a Patreon Palski and support the sh…
 
Sam Carter is the explosive lead vocalist for British metalcore band, Architects – who last year, achieved their first Number One UK Album. The band has gone from strength to strength, playing The Royal Albert Hall during the 2020 lockdown and recording their latest album at Abbey Road Studios. Sam is not afraid to use the stage to voice his opinio…
 
Tons of news to talk about this week including a new wrestling baby, a new AEW Buddy, a new AEW Hardy, Cesaro and AJ Styles' respective relationships with WWE, the loss of long time referee Mickie Jay, and much more before the HUGE news of AEW Co-Founder Cody Rhodes leaving this passion project in the rear view and becoming All WWElite. Become a Pa…
 
We’re living through unpredictable, game changing times - so we investigate what energy independence will cost the UK, and why, if we don’t get much of our oil or gas from Russia, why are prices rocketing? In lighter news, Dale answers your questions about the solar powered camper van that’s going to take him to COP27.…
 
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