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Climate change - what's hot and what's not. Find out what is happening in community campaigns around the country, as well as the latest science and the solutions that are available now.

Climate change - what's hot and what's not. Find out what is happening in community campaigns around the country, as well as the latest science and the solutions that are available now.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Climate change - what's hot and what's not. Find out what is happening in community campaigns around the country, as well as the latest science and the solutions that are available now.

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English

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8/6/2018
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Monday 6th August 2018Presenter/Producer: Erin JonesTopic: Electric Vehicles – Commercial Vans & TrucksToday Erin Jones talks Electric Vehicles – but of the commercial – truck and van variety.We speak with Tony Fairweather from Sea Electric about the Vans and trucks they are producing using their SEA – Drive Technology for emissions free transport solutions – and hear about the cost savings that can be achieved now by transitioning fleets to EV – and not waiting. This technology can be...

Duration:00:56:15

Beyond Zero - Community

7/30/2018
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Monday 30th July 2018This show we are going to the Latrobe Valley in Victoria – a place that is experiencing the opportunities and issues surrounding the transition from Coal to Renewables. For more information visit the website for After the Smoke ClearsWendy FarmerWendy Farmer: Prominent community activist, Wendy Farmer rose up in the aftermath of the 2014 Hazelwood mine fire. She has since been a tireless advocate for the community in the Latrobe Valley. She tells us about life in...

Duration:01:04:04

Beyond Zero - Community

7/23/2018
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download () | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | RSS | MoreAs large parts of Australia are in drought and some farmers are having to shoot their livestock for lack of feed, how can regenerative agriculture help farms become more resilient?As there is a growing demand for meat and dairy products for export to Asia, will we resist the land clearing and overstocking to protect the global climate?The BZE land use discussion paper found that great emissions...

Duration:00:59:34

Beyond Zero - Community

7/16/2018
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Monday 16th July 2018Today’s guests:Mark Crossweller – Head of the National Resilience Task ForceJo Dodds – Councillor at Bega Valley Shire CouncilRob Roggema – Professor of Sustainable Urban Environments UTSAre global climate disruptions finding us unprepared for some emergencies, even in countries with high tech warning systems? Psychologists say it is bad to paralyse people with frightening prospects. The antidote is to BE PREPARED.Mark CrosswellerMark Crossweller made a raw admission...

Duration:00:59:36

Beyond Zero - Community

7/9/2018
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Monday 9th July 2018Sarah Brenan talks about the role philanthropy plays in seeding climate action. She admires the boldness of BZE with its reports showing the way to decarbonise our society.“Rethinking Cement” was one of our projects supported by the Hamer Family Fund and we talk about how brave ideas need to be nurtured and are underpinned by a wonderful team of pro bono researchers and publicists.She was the publisher for Guarding Eden which is ideal for teachers looking for a text...

Duration:00:59:43

Beyond Zero - Community

7/2/2018
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Monday 2nd July 2018Giles ParkinsonThis show is about the Energy Revolution from three points of view and what are the hurdles in its path. We chat to GILES PARKINSON about the Large-Scale Solar Industry Forum that was held in May. Is Industry united about the National Energy Guarantee? Does the Business Council of Australia represent industries that are already signing up for wind and solar power to reduce costs? Is trying to resist the renewables based grid like resisting the Internet?...

Duration:00:56:38

Beyond Zero - Community

6/25/2018
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Monday 25th June 2018Dr Bob Brown at the Sustainable Living Festival aroused the audIence to save the TARKINE. He speaks to a young doctor perched as a protector in a tree to bring that remote forest to the city audience. We hear from Jane Goodall about young people restoring the web of life or falling into despair and dramatic moments from the Sea Shepherd as it is nearly squashed by two whaling boats. The audience gave him a standing ovation because he celebrates the altruistic side of...

Duration:00:59:56

Beyond Zero - Community

6/18/2018
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Monday 18th June 2018Today Erin Jones talks Sustainable Transport. Starting with the potential of powering Melbourne’s trains with renewable energy with campaigners Pat Simons – Yes 2 Renewables Community Coordinator and Rachel Lynskey, Friends of the Earth’s Sustainable Cities Campaigner.We chat with Richard McNeall a volunteer with the Tesla Owners Club of Australia (TOCA) who coordinated the Round Australia Electric Highway, a joint initiative between the Tesla Owners Club of Australia...

Duration:01:01:14

Beyond Zero - Community

6/4/2018
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Subscribe: Android | Email | RSS | MoreMonday 4th June 2018Tina FawcettTina Fawcett speaks to Vivien Langford from Oxford. She was involved in a UK Government report into the feasibility of Personal carbon rations. She wrote Suicidal Planet and thinks that by focusing on our personal carbon budget more people would engage realistically with the problem of global warming. The British decided that this was an idea before its time but Australians with a carbon footprint of 23 tonnes compared...

Duration:00:59:48

Beyond Zero - Community

5/28/2018
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Port Augusta Podcast of 28 May 2018BZE played a major part in this story of Port Augusta which is turning from being a coal fired powerhouse to becoming a Renewable Energy Hub.BE radio presenter Vivien Langford took the bus from Adelaide passing hills resplendent with wind turbines and talks to people involved in this transformation.Dan Van Holst Pelikaan DAN VAN HOLST PELIKAAN, the Minster for Energy in the South Australian parliament, is an old friend of this programme. His electorate...

Duration:01:27:56

Beyond Zero - Community

5/14/2018
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Monday 14th May 2018 Amanda CahillAmanda Cahill is the founding director of the Centre for Social Change. She has worked extensively in developing countries and worries that climate change will force us to trust people who are just perpetuating a colonialist system. The impact is falling on people who already do not have access to water and electricity and unless we phase out fossil fuels fast, life will get rapidly worse for them. It is a thoughtful and wide ranging conversation about how...

Duration:00:58:02

Beyond Zero - Community

5/7/2018
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Monday 7th May 20187th May 2018 BZE Community Radio Show with Andy, Kurt, Viv and RogerGiles ParkinsonGiles Parkinson, Founder and Editor of REneweconomy tells Vivien about new developments on the desert road to transition.Sanjeev Gupta’s Green Steel investments will boost the need for renewable energy at Whyalla and elsewhere.. He thinks that energy intensive industry is set to expand in Australia because of renewable energy potential. But can the grid cope? Giles talks about AEMO and his...

Duration:00:55:54

Beyond Zero - Community

4/30/2018
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Monday 30th April 2018Accelerating Climate Action: Taking on the giantsBill Mc Kibben is in Australia. President Macron is also visiting and he calls for a removal of all obstacles as we scale up.(1)As new coal mines and gas wells open up in NSW ,Qld and NT, not to mention the Adani Project we need to accelerate climate action. You can invite people to livestream Bill Mc Kibben’s talk in Melbourne (2) and lend your support to 350.ORG. They are determined to make climate action front and...

Duration:00:52:08

Beyond Zero - Community

4/23/2018
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BZE Community Radio Show podcast 23 April 2018 covering:The Local Government Climate Review,Bill McKibben’s Accelerate Speaking Tour,Sustainability Victoria on Victorians’ Perception of Climate Change.We talk to authors of the 2018 Local Government Climate Review, which will be launched at the Resilient Cities Conference in Bonn, Germany this week. The review is a joint initiative between BZE, Ironbark Sustainability and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability.Australian Local...

Duration:01:15:41

Beyond Zero - Community

4/16/2018
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Monday 16th April 2018Although climate change seems to be an alarming new problem without precedent in pre-industrial civilization, maybe historians can help us. What can we learn from them?Sunburnt CountryDr Joelle Gergis talks to Vivien Langford about her new book “Sunburnt Country”. It is subtitled “The History and Future of Climate change in Australia” and won the Eureka prize for interdisciplinary research. She is a climate scientist but has delved into the diaries and weather records...

Duration:00:56:44

Beyond Zero - Community

4/9/2018
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Monday 9th April 2018

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Beyond Zero - Community

3/26/2018
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LOW CARBON WITH LOVE from W.A, Canada and India Monday 26th March 2018Three inspiring stories about lowering our carbon footprint.Frances Jones and her partner manage half a million hectares in W.A.Destocking gave them a chance to slowly restore the land and sequester carbon. Wetlands came to life, perennial grasses came back and feral numbers went down. They featured on AUSTRALIAN STORY TV and came to SLF to join the growing number of regenerative farmers on the front foot with climate...

Duration:00:59:10

Beyond Zero - Community

3/19/2018
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Monday 19th March 2018Erin Jones discusses future Industrial energy needs with Michael Lord

Duration:00:59:55

Beyond Zero - Community

3/12/2018
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12 March 2018BZE (Community)Radio ShowPresenter/Producer: Erin JonesTopic: National Energy GuaranteeOn today’s show we focus on the National Energy Guarantee.We speak with Climate Council Councillor Greg Bourne about their latest report:Clean & Reliable Power: Roadmap to a Renewable Futurehttp://www.climatecouncil.org.au/renewables-roadmap-2018This report is a response to the National Energy Guarantee and looks at the relationship between Climate and Energy Policy. Australia’s Electricity...

Duration:01:01:03

Beyond Zero - Community

3/5/2018
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Mon 5th March 2018BULGA to BYLONG- Locking the Gates This is an audio voyage up the Hunter Valley where brave communities are holding out against climate changing coal expansions.We meet: Wannarua Elder- Pat Hansson Ex Miner- Frank Turnbull Community Leader – John Krey Local Historian – Stewart Mitchell Goldman Prize Winner – Wendy Bowman Veteran Campaigner – Bev Smiles Bylong Grazier – Peter Grieve AO Guide at The Drip – Phyllis Setchell Environmental Justice- Dr James Whelan Lock the...

Duration:00:58:35