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The Rethink Now Podcast explores our environmental plight and the race to a net zero world. What does it mean for our towns and cities? What does it mean for business, for food and for the health of us all? Our interviews and discussions will, we hope, educate and inform at a time when speed is everything. Join Ed, Tanya and special guests each week.

The Rethink Now Podcast explores our environmental plight and the race to a net zero world. What does it mean for our towns and cities? What does it mean for business, for food and for the health of us all? Our interviews and discussions will, we hope, educate and inform at a time when speed is everything. Join Ed, Tanya and special guests each week.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The Rethink Now Podcast explores our environmental plight and the race to a net zero world. What does it mean for our towns and cities? What does it mean for business, for food and for the health of us all? Our interviews and discussions will, we hope, educate and inform at a time when speed is everything. Join Ed, Tanya and special guests each week.

Language:

English


Episodes

Independent Children: How We Learn to Let Go

12/1/2020
A strange phenomenon has occurred in the UK. Despite our country being safer than ever on almost every metric, our kids have an ever decreasing imaginary border around their homes. We don't let them out of our sight! Why is that? Well, it's complicated... yes, Ed gets to have a pop at car culture, but it goes much deeper... Enjoy the show and get in touch with your views. Here's the initial image that got us thinking about this:...

Duration:00:35:08

Back to Normal... Are you Sure?

11/20/2020
Another of our walk and talk episodes - Ed & Tanya putting the world to rights. A vaccine for COVID is in sight and the world is gearing up for a return to 'normal'. The trouble with that? Well, obvs, the 'normal' that we were used to was unsustainable and just about ready to collapse. Hey ho. What do the next few months hold and what can we do to ensure that we're ready for 2021. It's the Rethink Now Podcast! Subscribe to the show: Apple Podcasts...

Duration:00:36:46

Not A Cyclist - Tom Flood and the Completely Obvious Quest for Safer Streets

11/15/2020
Tom Flood is leading the way on how our roads are viewed. Are they places entirely the realm of those that drive? Or are they places where our children deserve to be able to travel on, or tow play with their friends? Ed and Tom share similar experiences. For years they used bikes to get around, mixing with drivers with no real thought for how things should change. Then they started riding with their kids... BAM. When you ride with children on our roads–whether in the UK or North America–we...

Duration:00:38:06

Heswall Today & Heswall Tomorrow - What's the Future of our Local High Streets?

11/9/2020
The Rethink Now podcast marches on... literally! Tanya and Ed, like everyone else in England, can't meet up indoors at the moment so we grabbed a couple of mobile microphones and went for a walk instead. We'd been interested in a Facebook post which called for ideas on how a local high street (Heswall) could change and progress in the years ahead. Well, we sure do have some ideas on that and HERE THEY ARE. Missed anything? Leave a comment on our Facebook page and let us know. Heswall Today...

Duration:00:35:42

sPark It

11/4/2020
When is a parking spot not a parking spot? When it is transformed: a gallery, a garden, a playground. We recently spoke with Paul Riley from Transition Liverpool where we discuss sPark It Liverpool and the wider work they are up to. The idea that we should start removing cars from our cities is a hot topic at the moment and it's a subject that COVID has accelerated. Links below. Enjoy the chat and get in touch if you can. Oh, we're on Apple & Google podcasts now, plus Spotify as well....

Duration:00:27:17

Not Quite On The High Street - The Barn, Heswall

10/20/2020
It's the first interview for the Rethink Now Podcast! Ed biked over to Heswall to have a chat with Sammy who owns and operates The Barn. It's tough times for many businesses right now but, with more folks working from home and a greater emphasis on the local economy in the years ahead, the future *should* be very bright for businesses like this. We talk about Sammy's personal journey, obstacles faced and plans for the future - not just for The Barn but the future of our high streets in...

Duration:00:31:00

Wirral #SpookyCycle Launch - What's it all about?

10/19/2020
Join Rethink Now this October half term to scoot or cycle your worries away. It is the perfect way to spend time together in the great outdoors! Families can take part at any point over the half term week (24th October – 1st November) and as many times as you like! It’s completely free so visit rethinknow.uk to learn more and see our suggested routes. Let us know how you go! #SpookyCycle

Duration:00:16:10

Healthy High Streets & Smashed Windows | Rethink Now Podcast

10/13/2020
It's the Rethink Now Podcast, with Ed Lamb & Tanya Leary. On the cards this week are the latest restrictions we face in the Liverpool City Region and the associated mental health impacts. Ouch. Also we talk about how more smashed windows is sometimes a good thing, plus Ed manages to squeeze in some thoughts on why we need more shrines on our high streets. Don't be shy - leave a comment with your thoughts and ideas.

Duration:00:39:30

How to show that you REALLY care about the NHS

10/7/2020
We're still getting the show on the road... this week Tanya and Ed sit down for a chat about what's going on on Planet Earth. Up for discussion is: The NHS Park Run Car Sales Cheshire Oaks (and retail parks in general) Queuing in the Rain The Ongoing Pandemic Enjoy the show. Lots more to come in the weeks ahead.

Duration:00:30:36

Rethink Now - Pilot Episode

9/28/2020
It’s time for a Rethink / Ready to save the world? Do you want the good news or the bad news? The bad news is that we are living through the era of the #ClimateEmergency The good news is that it gives us the chance to rethink our world. Rethink Now CIC has been created to help manage this process. We teach. We inspire. We empower. We create leaders. Our mission is to nurture and create communities that are worth living in. Streets that people want to live on. Places that people want to visit...

Duration:00:30:01