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Down to Earth with Cara Augustenborg is a weekly environmental podcast presented by Cara Augustenborg exploring all sides of climate change and examining the fundamental shifts we need to make to futureproof the planet.
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Down to Earth with Cara Augustenborg is a weekly environmental podcast presented by Cara Augustenborg exploring all sides of climate change and examining the fundamental shifts we need to make to futureproof the planet.
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    My Green Life: PJ Gallagher

    My Green Life: PJ Gallagher

    Cara welcomed comedian and actor PJ Gallagher onto 'Down To Earth', to try and convince him that he really is doing his part to combat the climate crisis, despite how helpless he feels.
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    • 16 min
    Episode 11: Bending the Emissions Curve

    Episode 11: Bending the Emissions Curve

    Down To Earth is Newstalk’s dedicated programme about our natural environment and how we address the limits of our planet's resources.
    From climate change to species extinction, we cover the toughest challenges with leading experts and celebrated thinkers. You'll hear diverse views, as we try to find common ground in how to fix our most pressing global crises.
    This week it's all about bending the emissions curve.
    Oisin Coghlan and Clare Watson explain how to build a movement of climate action from the ground up.
    Dr. Larry O’Connell gives a crash course in what a 'Just Transition' really means.
    Author of the Happy Hero, Solitaire Townsend, explains why she’s more of a climate optimist than ever after two decades working in sustainability.
    Comedian PJ Gallagher is the guest for 'My Green Life', where we’ll find out if Cara can turn the self-confessed ‘petrol head’ into an eco-warrior.
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    • 51 min
    My Green Life: Professor Michael Mann

    My Green Life: Professor Michael Mann

    Professor Michael Mann, author of 'The New Climate War', talked to Cara about his Green Life, and how he has been standing up to climate deniers for well over 20 years.
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    • 18 min
    Episode 10: Forestry

    Episode 10: Forestry

    Down To Earth is Newstalk’s dedicated programme about our natural environment and how we address the limits of our planet's resources.
    From climate change to species extinction, we cover the toughest challenges with leading experts and celebrated thinkers. You'll hear diverse views, as we try to find common ground in how to fix our most pressing global crises.
    This week it's all about forestry.
    Ciaran Fallon, Marina Conway, and Jim Lawlor discuss the future of Ireland’s forests.
    Graham Fox explains Amundi’s new initiative to plant native trees in County Wicklow.
    And Professor Michael Mann is the guest this week for 'My Green Life' - as he talks about standing up in the face of climate deniers for over 20 years.
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    • 52 min
    Episode 9: Transport

    Episode 9: Transport

    Down To Earth is Newstalk’s dedicated programme about our natural environment and how we address the limits of our planet's resources.
    From climate change to species extinction, we cover the toughest challenges with leading experts and celebrated thinkers. You'll hear diverse views, as we try to find common ground in how to fix our most pressing global crises.
    This week it's about the future of transport.
    Prof. Brian Caufield, Elaine Brick and James Nix give their views on our mobility.
    The first man to circumnavigate the globe in both a balloon and a solar powered plane, Explorer - Bertrand Piccard, gives his radical solutions.
    And Senator Alice-Mary Higgins is the guest this week for 'My Green Life' - where she’ll share about how her interest in social justice led to her to fight for a cleaner planet.
    Listen and subscribe to Down to Earth with Cara Augustenborg on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
      
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    • 51 min
    My Green Life: Daniel Murray

    My Green Life: Daniel Murray

    The Business Post's Daniel Murray joins Cara to discuss how he got into journalism, and why he's veered towards climate change as his subject of choice.

    • 15 min

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