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Ecolution is the podcast for kids who want to make a difference in the fight against Climate Change. Evie Kenny, a 14 year old Climate activist, takes a trip into the cloudy waters of our changing planet. For children aged 10+. Bronze award in the Climate category in the Irish Podcast Awards 2022. Part of the award-winning catalogue of junior podcasts for kids from RTÉ.

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Ecolution is the podcast for kids who want to make a difference in the fight against Climate Change. Evie Kenny, a 14 year old Climate activist, takes a trip into the cloudy waters of our changing planet. For children aged 10+. Bronze award in the Climate category in the Irish Podcast Awards 2022. Part of the award-winning catalogue of junior podcasts for kids from RTÉ.

    Ep 85 – Young Environmental Awards 2024

    Ep 85 – Young Environmental Awards 2024

    We went along to Eco-Unesco's annual, all-Ireland awards programme that recognizes and rewards young people who raise environmental awareness and improve the environment. And what a huge variety of work we found!

    • 24 min
    Ep 84 - Ecolution at the BTYSTE 2024 – Pt 2

    Ep 84 - Ecolution at the BTYSTE 2024 – Pt 2

    This week we shine a light on those projects that attempt to harness nature in a sustainable way. And the in studio discussion turns to the expansion of our native forests and how ready people are for rewilding. All that before a break to prepare the next series.

    • 20 min
    Ep 83 – Ecolution at the BTYSTE 2024 – Pt 1

    Ep 83 – Ecolution at the BTYSTE 2024 – Pt 1

    We’re back in the bustling hub of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Join us for a whistletop tour through the exhibits and also an in studio discussion about the internet, AI and how it can be used for both good and bad in communicating the climate crisis. Part 2 next week.

    • 19 min
    Ep 82 – Young People are Powerful

    Ep 82 – Young People are Powerful

    For the last episode of the season we visit the Oireachtas to witness the historic moment when the Children and Young People's Assembly on Biodiversity Loss presented their 58 recommendations to the Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action. True proof of the power we can wield when we work together.

    • 29 min
    Ep 81 – Good COP Bad COP

    Ep 81 – Good COP Bad COP

    Saoirse Exton plus Students from the ISSN and the Childrens Assembly on Biodiversity loss join Evie to discuss their feelings on COP28 and how we could build a better COP. One that acts fast and represents people equally. As well as offering young people a place at the table.

    • 22 min
    Ep 80 - The song that sings us with Nicola Davies

    Ep 80 - The song that sings us with Nicola Davies

    Nicola Davies is the author of almost 100 books for children and today she speaks with us about her Carnegie Medal-nominated book The Song That Sings Us. And she also speaks about how tackling nature loss and climate change in her books is so vital, the power of using our own voice. And of the reasons why she feels hopeful about the future.

    • 27 min

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