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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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Kindness House Suite 10, Level 1 288 Brunswick Street Fitzroy, Victoria 3065 +61 3 9415 1301


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Beyond Zero - Community

12/10/2018
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Defending human rights as climate changesDr Scott Leckie - International human rights lawyer and founder of Displacement Solutions. He works in places like Bangladesh and Myanmar helping people across the globe to ease the suffering of climate displacement. Stella Miria Robinson - Is the roving ambassador for the Queensland Pacific Islanders Council. She spoke to Vivian in Canberra at the Human Face of Climate Change event in parliament house. Her plea is that we respect the right of...

Duration:00:58:50

Beyond Zero - Community

11/26/2018
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We speak with Head of Research at BZE – Michael Lord.Michael is the lead author of the Electrifying Industry Report, which was launched at the Electrifying Industry Summit on Sept 13th, 2018.This work focusing on industrial processes including industrial heat is a world first.Industrial processes represents 8% of Australia’s emissions – so is a significant contributor to the national emissions profile.Michael gives us an update on how this research is being received – and the other...

Duration:00:59:19

Beyond Zero - Community

11/19/2018
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Monday 19th November 2018Presenter: Erin JonesKey Topic: Victorian State ElectionAnalysis of the Victorian State Election from a Climate perspective with guests :Leigh Ewbank – Act on Climate Co-ordinator, and Pat Simons – Yes to Renewables Co-ordinatorSave Westernport update with spokesperson Louise Page savewesternport.orgOverview of the student lead Schools Strike 4 Climate initiative with Sydney high school student Jean Hinchliffe from Fort St High School. schoolsstrike4climate.com

Duration:00:59:04

Beyond Zero Community - After the smoke clears what about politics?

11/12/2018
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Monday 12th November 2018 After the smoke clears what about politics?Today we return to Morwell to look into what happens when coal country goes to the polls.The seat of Morwell is marginal and, in the words of Independent Tracie Lund,“across the nation people are looking at this seat”.Will another clean coal power station get the green light, or will the people votefor a greener carbon free future?Kurt Johnson will be speaking to a range of candidates for the seat to find out what theystand...

Duration:00:52:01

Beyond Zero - Community - Wind Power and Plant Power

11/5/2018
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Mt Gellibrand Wind farm near Colac held an open day and Vivien Langford was there to find out the latest.Then Paul Mahoney discusses the future of meat with Vivien.

Duration:00:34:38

Beyond Zero - Community

10/29/2018
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Monday 29th October 2018As Australia cancels payments into the Green Climate Fund, leaders call for climate action on the scale of the Marshall Plan.Speakers at the ASEAN 2018 forum at Sydney University struggled with the challenges of developing countries within a carbon budget. Weak implementation of laws and “Catch me if you can” corporations are in their way.Dr Rini AstutiVivien Langford met Dr Rini Astuti a peat land specialist. Did you know Indonesia has 24 million hectares of peat...

Duration:01:00:00

Beyond Zero - Community

10/22/2018
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Monday 22nd October 2018“Thinking Big” takes us to the Pilbara where CWP is planning to export gigawatts of wind and solar energy by undersea cable to Jakarta. Vivien Langford talks toAndrew Dickson Andrew Dickson about getting the social licence for this break through project to export renewable energy to Asia. What is the environmental impact and who will underwrite the finances for such a mega project? Giles ParkinsonWe talk to Giles Parkinson editor of REneweconomy who has been following...

Duration:00:56:20

Beyond Zero - Community

10/15/2018
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Monday 15th October 2018Can the Law and Corporations adapt to IPCC advice in time?What struck me about the IPCC report was that we have 12 years to put in place massive drawdown projects.The funny thing is we know what to do. What is in the way?In this show we find out how the legal system and the myths under which business operates are preventing them really reading the IPCC report and behaving in a responsible way.We talk to:David Ritter CEO of Greenpeace Australia about the legal...

Duration:00:54:23

Beyond Zero - Community

10/8/2018
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Councils confronting climate impactsGuests:Lyn SavillePeterLaneGreg ClancyDanielle WheelerAmanda CotlashThe Mayor of BellingenJohn LevinMichelle EnglishNina KeathHallie EakinMusic by Shane Howard and Garrumal Marika

Duration:00:59:13

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10/1/2018
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Monday 1st October 2018Guests:Paul HawkenJoelle GergisDavid Ritter

Duration:00:59:12

Beyond Zero - Community

9/24/2018
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Monday 24th Sept 2018Presenter / Producer: Erin JonesTopic: Electrifying Industry Pt 2 – Victorian State Govt & IndustryToday Erin Jones continues the discussion of the Electrifying Industry work. We look at Victorian State Government support for Industry in their energy use, and the opportunities they have to take more control of these. We also talk to industry about what energy means for their business.Download the report (for free) here:http://bze.org.au/electrifying-industry-2018/We...

Duration:00:59:19

Beyond Zero - Community

9/17/2018
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Presenter/Producer: Erin JonesTopic: Electrifying Industry Pt 1 – Frontline Action on Coal – Newcastle & Save Westernport updateToday Erin Jones discusses the latest BZE research – Electrifying Industry.Download the report (for free) here:http://bze.org.au/electrifying-industry-2018/We speak with Head of Research at BZE – Michael Lord. Michael is the lead author of the Electrifying Industry Report, which was launched at the Electrifying Industry Summit on Sept 13th, 2018. This work focusing...

Duration:00:59:20

Beyond Zero - Community

9/10/2018
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After the Smoke Clears – Episode 2For more information go to: www.afterthesmokeclears.com.auToday we return to the Latrobe Valley – to ask “what is a just transition?” In other words how can we phase out coal and phase in renewables without hurting the families and communities that relied on coal for income and power.We are joined by:Michael Mersmann: the Director of Globalisation and European Policy, for the German Union for Mining, Chemicals and Energy workers. He presided over what is...

Duration:00:56:22

Beyond Zero - Community

9/3/2018
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Monday 3rd Sept 2018Guests:Ian Dunlop – Former Int Oil, Coal and Gas industry executive. Now Co author “What lies beneath”Louise FraserLouise Fraser– 350.Org campaigner for RISE FOR CLIMATE global event Sarah and Tim – Frontline Action on Coal – They stopped the coal trains into Newcastle for 3.5 hours TODAY!Giles ParkinsonGiles Parkinson – Editor of Renew Economy.orgDid you know that Australia, despite our small population, is NOT a small contributor to climate disruption?Ian Dunlop says...

Duration:00:58:07

Beyond Zero Community

8/27/2018
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Monday 27th Aug 2018 NT Gas expansion possibilities:https://www.reuters.com/article/australia-lng-conocophillips/australias-darwin-seeks-to-shed-frontier-image-to-become-world-class-lng-export-hub-idUSL4N1TV2FGWhy increased LNG exports is bad for the climate:https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060069129Link to the article mentioned in the article abovehttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360544217319564 27 Aug 2018|Categories: Community Show

Duration:01:00:38

Beyond Zero - Community

8/20/2018
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Monday 20th Aug 2018Dr Jeyakumar DevarajDr Jeyakumar Devaraj lost his seat in the last election but he is exhilarated that the change of government in Malaysia has permitted a new optimism.Vivien Langford asks him how a new Bandung Spirit would unleash strong climate action. While waiting and waiting for UN green funds maybe ASEAN nations can work together for a new dispensation.He says Malaysia shouldn’t have to cut its health budget to plant trees for carbon sequestration. The funds to...

Duration:01:00:01

Beyond Zero - Community

8/13/2018
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Monday 13th Aug 2018Presenter/Producer: Erin JonesTopic: Zero Emissions Noosa, NEG – Update, Save Westernport – UpdateToday Erin Jones talks the campaign for Zero Emissions in Noosa, we get an update on the National Energy Guarantee, and the latest in the Save Westernport campaignWe speak with Vivien Griffin who is the President of Zero Emissions Noosa about the community initiative to move the Noosa community to zero emissions by 2026. A series of community consultation has just been...

Duration:00:59:37

Beyond Zero - Community

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 reductions...

Duration:00:59:34