4 episodes

The Climate Crisis is an everything crisis, and an every one crisis. Candid brings you talks with all sorts of people, about the defining challenges of our time. 

Politicians rising to the challenge, business people seeing a new revolution and wave of opportunity, parents preparing their children through profound uncertainty, and many more.

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The Climate Crisis is an everything crisis, and an every one crisis. Candid brings you talks with all sorts of people, about the defining challenges of our time. 

Politicians rising to the challenge, business people seeing a new revolution and wave of opportunity, parents preparing their children through profound uncertainty, and many more.

    Climactic Candid | Cities, climate and migration - With Kate Brick, MMC and Toby Kent, Melbourne's first Chief Resilience Officer

    Climactic Candid | Cities, climate and migration - With Kate Brick, MMC and Toby Kent, Melbourne's first Chief Resilience Officer

    The International Organization for Migration estimates that between 25 million and 1 billion people will move as a result of climate change within the next 30 years.

    Toby Kent, the City of Melbourne's first Chief Resilience Officer, joins Mark Spencer to talk to the Deputy Executive Director of the Mayors Migration Council to talk migration, urbanisation, climate change, and the collision of these factors. 

    Kate is an immigration policy expert with over a decade of experience working on international, national, state, and local policymaking and advocacy.

    Toby Kent is an entrepreneur, professional speaker, and business advisor. His work focuses on helping organisations thrive in the face of challenge. He is a board member of the  Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia and for over five years was metropolitan Melbourne’s Chief Resilience Officer.

    Mayors Migration Council

    MMC COVID-19 Response

    MMC Twitter

    And, for a migration crisis right on the doorstep of Australia, happening to Australian citizens, please take part in this campaign to call on the Australian Federal Government to act on climate change with the urgency required - as we see the Torres Strait Islands being inundated by rising seas. 

    https://ourislandsourhome.com.au/ - Sign the petition, watch the video, share it with a friend.

    • 47 min
    Climactic Candid | Sara Bell — On Power and Media

    Climactic Candid | Sara Bell — On Power and Media

    This is an episode of Climactic Candid, honest talks with climate engaged people from across society. I'm Mark Spencer, publisher of the Climactic Collective Podcast Network. My guest for this episode is entrepreneur Sara Bell.

    Sara Bell founded AMPLIFY in the belief that conscious consumers have the power to generate the pressure points needed to drive rapid change before 2030. The companies whose business models cause climate change have too much vested in the status quo to change willingly. Yet with no customers, these companies would face falling revenues and business failure so the option will be to change or fail.

    Sara spent four years legally challenging a £5.6 billion fossil fuel subsidy in the European Court as CEO of an energy tech company in London. She won, marking a massive career high. Sadly, the win was temporary as the UK government and EU Commission unlawfully reintroduced the scheme.

    The fight continues, but the process has convinced Sara that with the clock ticking rapidly, we can no longer rely on incremental change. The stories we tell about the future and how to get there have to change for this to happen. 

    Mark and Sara talk about the Tempus lawsuit, the fight she won with the UK Gov't and European Council, demand response in the power industry, conscious consumerism and the power of personal purchasing. 

    Links: 

    www.amplifybyample.com

    Sara in RenewEconomy

     

    • 47 min
    Climactic Candid | A Roundtable Chat with 8 New Climate Reality Project Leaders

    Climactic Candid | A Roundtable Chat with 8 New Climate Reality Project Leaders

    In 2019 close to a thousand people gathered in Brisbane for a Climate Reality Leadership Corps training. In 2020, thousands met online as COVID19 reshaped the world in mere months. 

    What do 8 recently trained leaders think about the virtual Climate Reality Project flagship 3-day training? What's next for them? 

    Join former APAC Climate Reality lead Linh Do, and Climactic publisher Mark Spencer, for a roundtable chat with Masters of Environment at University of Melbourne students and alumni. 

    "Train with former Vice President Al Gore as a Climate Reality Leader and learn how you can inspire action for climate solutions in your community and beyond.

    The Climate Reality Leadership Corps is a global network of activists committed to spreading awareness of the climate crisis and working for solutions to the greatest challenge of our time.

    The program takes great leaders and makes them exceptional, providing training in climate science, communications, and community organizing to better tell the story of climate change and inspire communities everywhere to act. The result is a dynamic group of world-changers shaping the conversation on climate everywhere from family dinners to international summits and building a twenty-first century movement for solutions."

     

    Listen and subscribe to the PEN Podcast here. 

    • 43 min
    Halfcut | The Story and The Pitch - Serially Curious/Growing Concern

    Halfcut | The Story and The Pitch - Serially Curious/Growing Concern

    One guest - two interviews. Jimmy Halfcut has been engaged in activism, organising, and fundraising for many years. Mark and Seán, hosts of two shows on the Climactic Collective, had back to back chats with Jimmy about the story of Halfcut, and the lessons he learnt on the way to finding the formulae to their success. 

    Having a laugh, letting people have fun while engaging with serious topics like deforestation, and visual disruption all factor into the formula. 

    Hear more chats with folks Mark and Eav find interesting on Serially Curious. 

    Tune into Growing Concern, where Seán Marsh sands back the greenwash on dirty industries, discuss brand strategy for ethical organisations and learns from inspiring individuals.

    And sign up to get Halfcut, form a team with your friends, and help save a slice of the Daintree Rainforest. 

    Listen to James at a panel from the National Climate Emergency Summit: on ENDING FOSSIL FUELS.

     

    • 41 min

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