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Get the latest climate change news and information on the go from Australia's leading climate scientists and experts. The Climate Council Podcast offers short bursts of credible and authoritative climate science information, investigating extreme weather, solutions and how you can make a difference to help tackle climate change. This podcast is delivered by the independent and not-for-profit Climate Council of Australia.

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Get the latest climate change news and information on the go from Australia's leading climate scientists and experts. The Climate Council Podcast offers short bursts of credible and authoritative climate science information, investigating extreme weather, solutions and how you can make a difference to help tackle climate change. This podcast is delivered by the independent and not-for-profit Climate Council of Australia.

    Episode 24: Farmers on the Climate Frontline

    Episode 24: Farmers on the Climate Frontline

    Accelerating climate change is exacerbating drought conditions across parts of southern Australia, with 100 per cent of New South Wales now drought declared, along with parts of Queensland. In this episode of the Climate Council Podcast, we speak to young farmer Anika Molesworth, a PHD student in agricultural science, who hopes to one day take […]

    • 13 min
    Episode 23: Droughts & Flooding Rains

    Episode 23: Droughts & Flooding Rains

    Climate change is driving an increase in the intensity and frequency of hot days and heatwaves in Australia, exacerbating drought conditions. Right now, 100 per cent of New South Wales has been drought declared, while much of Queensland is also affected. Today we speak to our newest Climate Councillor, Dr Joelle Gergis, who is an […]

    • 18 min
    Episode 22: Prof. Tim Flannery Celebrates 5 Years

    Episode 22: Prof. Tim Flannery Celebrates 5 Years

    Five years ago the Climate Council was born out of the largest crowdfunding campaign in Australian history. This month the independent, not-for-profit climate science communications organisation celebrates its fifth birthday and all of its achievements, thanks to donations from Australians demanding action on climate change.  This special episode of the Climate Council Podcast features internationally […]

    • 9 min
    Episode 21: Talkin’ Transport

    Episode 21: Talkin’ Transport

    Australia is stuck in the slow lane on transport pollution, as one of just a handful of OECD countries, without greenhouse gas emission standards for vehicles, according to the latest Climate Council report.   The Climate Council’s ‘Waiting for the Green Light: Transport Solutions to Climate Change’ report shows that transport is Australia’s second largest […]

    • 11 min
    Episode 20: Environment is our Economy

    Episode 20: Environment is our Economy

    After launching just one year ago, the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership (CPP) program has almost reached 100 member councils. These local governments span across Australia, representing millions of Australians, with each pledging to roll up their sleeves and do their bit to tackle climate change in their own backyards through a variety of measures. […]

    • 11 min
    Episode 19: Hothouse Earth

    Episode 19: Hothouse Earth

    Societies, economies and ecosystems around the globe are at risk of being hit by unprecedented extreme weather events causing serious disruption, should the world’s rising greenhouse gas pollution levels exceed a climate change threshold, according to a new international report. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) report ‘Trajectories of the Earth System […]

    • 15 min

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