Are you Climate Curious? If you care about the world, but find the current conversation about climate change confusing, scary or boring – then this might be the podcast for you. Join TEDxLondon and co-hosts Maryam Pasha and Ben Hurst as we lift the lid on the climate emergency by speaking to the world’s leading and most relatable climate pioneers. Find out why cities are key to the climate fight, why we need to tackle systemic problems (and not just plastic straws), and why we’re all a bit crap at sustainability.
Climate Quickie: What is an eco-artist?
Eco-art isn’t about painting, it’s about engaging others to paint a better world, says eco-artist and former lawyer Xavier Cortada. Facing rising sea levels in his coastal hometown of Miami, Florida, Xavier started a movement around beautifully designed elevation markers highlighting the risk of flood damage. Tune into Climate Curious to understand how a creative vision can engage, educate and empower.
Why carbon-free electricity is a no brainer
Energy bills making you feel climate furious? Here to debunk how electricity is made and why gas prices have gone crazy recently is Mark Dyson, a Managing Director with the Carbon-Free Electricity Program at RMI. In conversation live from Climate Week NYC with Maryam Pasha and Ben Hurst, Mark shares why he’s 10 out of 10 sure that we can make a just transition to carbon-free electricity using wind and solar power, why coal-plants are dying but they’re not dead yet, and what a carbon-free future looks like.
Climate Quickie: How to get involved with veganism this Veganuary
Happy Veganuary! Isaias Hernandez, content creator @queerbrownvegan, joins Climate Curious to explore how we can make the plant-based movement more inclusive and accessible, shares tips for how you can take small steps to creatively redesign your relationship with food, and reveals their favourite Mexican vegan dish. Yum.
Why the way we talk about climate vulnerable nations needs to change
Pacific Islanders are calling for a climate victim overhaul. Tired of the doomism, typically depicted in global media as moments away from total inundation or annihilation – climate vulnerable nations are doing the most to ensure a carbon-free future. We speak to Josephine Latu-Sanft, a communications specialist and native Tongan to learn more about how we can all play our part in actively shifting the narrative and passing the mic back to those directly affected by climate change in the Global South.
Climate Quickie: Why climate doomism needs to stop
In this week’s climate quickie, we hear from Josephine Latu-Sanft, an international communications expert and native Tongan on why climate doomism needs a reset. Being from a climate-vulnerable nation herself – the South Pacific Island of Tonga – Josephine shares the impact of being depicted in global media as powerless victims, moments away from total inundation or annihilation, and how we can reframe the representation of climate-vulnerable communities.
How your Netflix and chill can save the world
TV addicts rejoice! Climate action is coming to a screen near you. Well, your living room to be exact. From series and films to writers and production, Netflix is getting serious about climate action. Here to share why culture and entertainment is key to gaining mass engagement with climate change is Netflix’s Sustainability Officer, Emma Stewart. Live from Climate Week NYC, tune in with co-hosts Maryam Pasha and Ben Hurst to learn how Netflix is working with creators to bring eco entertainment into everyday life, plus a watch-list of Emma’s top green premise shows.
Very helpful! I loved it - becoming more aware of the world
Thought provoking podcast!
Such a different and interesting views on all things climate related, a must listen!!
Honest and interesting conversations about important issues!
Great podcast - the hosts do a really good job of keeping the conversations down to earth and accessible and the guest are well selected and super engaged in the material. A refreshing take on the climate crisis! Highly recommend!