103 episodes

There is a crack in everything, that's where the light gets in. Each week the Greening the Apocalypse team talk to the tinkerers and thinkerers, the freaks and geeks from permaculturists and eco-farmers to alt-tech innovators and peer-to-peer information networkers who are growing fascinating new systems through the fault lines of the old.

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There is a crack in everything, that's where the light gets in. Each week the Greening the Apocalypse team talk to the tinkerers and thinkerers, the freaks and geeks from permaculturists and eco-farmers to alt-tech innovators and peer-to-peer information networkers who are growing fascinating new systems through the fault lines of the old.

    Greening the Apocalypse - 27 November 2018

    Greening the Apocalypse - 27 November 2018

    Someone who's heading to Tasmania to survive the fall of civilisation gets some advice from someone who's been there, done that. Kate Gracey is a self described "doomer" who is moving to southern Tasmania this December to grow potatoes while living on a farm with her son. Peter Harley, spent most of a decade in the 1980s living in a cooperative at Goongerah in East Gippsland, concerned about nuclear armageddon. We think they should talk. David Spratt joins Adam and Jed to host.

    • 43 min
    Greening the Apocalypse - 20 November 2018

    Greening the Apocalypse - 20 November 2018

    Is Slow Food and organic produce an elitist form of status signalling? What's so good about McDonalds?! And why do we need food waste? Food historian Rachel Laudan joins Adam Grubb and Sarah Coles to talk reasons why she thinks many in the ethical and sustainable food movements could use a little historical perspective, and it's a fascinating and provocative discussion. See her critique of the Slow Food movement, and her award winning book 2013's Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History for further reading.

    • 41 min
    Greening the Apocalypse - 13 November 2018

    Greening the Apocalypse - 13 November 2018

    There's probably no more important single number than how much energy we produce as a globe, nor a more important prediction of what direction that trend is heading. It's almost impossible to think of anything we care about that won't somehow be shaped by those numbers. So Adam and Jed speak with James Ward from University of South Australia, to discuss his co-authored study into projections of global fossil fuel production, and a complementary paper on whether we can decouple GDP growth from energy use and environmental impact.

    • 44 min
    Greening the Apocalypse - 6 November 2018

    Greening the Apocalypse - 6 November 2018

    Our climate is too hot. We are in an emergency. How do we get this message out to the wider public? Bushy and Jed are with clinical psychologist Jane Morton, making the case for emergency climate action.

    • 42 min
    Greening the Apocalypse - 30 October 2018

    Greening the Apocalypse - 30 October 2018

    Bushy and Jed chat with Nikola Van de Wetering from 4ZZZZ in Brisbane on her audio documentary At The Coalface and the general attitude towards coal in QLD. You can hear the documentary here: https://www.cbaa.org.au/article/nfds-2018-coalface

    • 44 min
    Greening the Apocalypse - 23 October 2018

    Greening the Apocalypse - 23 October 2018

    Bushy, Kate and Jed are in the studio, fronting up to climate change. They look at examples of what has been done in the past and what needs to be done in the future - A war scale effort is necessary!

    • 43 min

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