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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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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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Beyond Zero - Community "School Strike for Climate"

3/18/2019
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Last week students were striking for climate action all around the world. To show us how the students are thinking Vivien Langford recorded this panel discussion at Melbourne's Sustainable Living Festival. The speakers are Jean Hinchcliffe, Harriet O'Shea-Carre, Jagveer Singh, Matt Wicking and Marco Bellemo. As one of them said " We cannot vote, but we are considering litigation".And "We have hope so be afraid".Episode links:Sustainable Living Festival slf.org.auAustralian parents for...

Duration:00:58:53

Beyond Zero - Community

3/11/2019
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Wild Places at the ALP Fringe in AdelaideTim Winton, the author takes us swimming with giant whales. There is a moment when he comes up against a colossal eye and realises it is not going to harm him as it lifts its flipper, huge as an aeroplane wing, to let him pass. He was telling the ALP Fringe the things we have to be proud of in the protection of whale nurseries and why it is time to reform our environmental laws. Peter Owen is from the Wilderness Society in Adelaide . He speaks to...

Duration:00:52:10

Robert Llewellyn - Electric Vehicles, Renewable Energy & The Fully Charged Show

3/4/2019
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Monday 4th MarchPresenter/Producer: Erin JonesToday we have a special guest Robert Llewellyn - the founder of the highly successful Fully Charged Show on YouTube.Robert Llewellyn who is currently in Australia, talks to us about the evolution and adoption of Electric Vehicles, and of The Fully Charged YouTube channel which now has over 410,000 subscribers and over 50 million views. The Fully Charged ShowFully Charged is a weekly + series produced and hosted by Robert Llewellyn (Red Dwarf,...

Duration:00:57:58

Beyond Zero - Community - Shareholder Activism / Melbourne EV Expo/ Fed Govt Climate Solutions Package Announced

2/25/2019
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Monday 25th Feb 2019 BZE Community ShowPresenter/Producer: Erin JonesTopic: Shareholder Activism/ Federal Govt - Climate Solutions Announcement/ Melbourne EV Expo On today's show we speak about:Shareholder Activism - focusing on The Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility's upcoming campaign regarding Santos & Woodsidehttps://accr.org.au/shareholder-action/The Melbourne EV Expo - Saturday March 16thhttps://www.evexpo.org.au/Todays announcement from the federal governement regarding...

Duration:00:57:58

Beyond Zero - Community - After the Smoke Clears Part 4

2/18/2019
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Tony Fairweather CEO from SEA who just before the election in November announced they were going to build a factory that makes drive trains for electric vehicles in the Latrobe Valley. This will employ 300 people and enable ex-coal-workers to utilise their skills in manufacturing electric cars. We also talk to Dan Musil from Earthworker Coop and Carol Rowley from Baw Baw Sustainability Network.

Duration:00:57:22

Beyond Zero - Community " Trees"

2/11/2019
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Beyond Zero Community 11-2-19TREESThe big project of restoring and rehydrating our farm lands needs strong minds but as Historian Bruce Pascoe says " Caring for the earth makes us strong"He tells us about restoring glades in our forests so they cannot burn so wildly.Negative EmissionsProfessor Justin Borevitz wants to see a lot more trees and a lot less landclearing. He sees one gigatonne of carbon as the drawdown potential of our wide brown land. The early adopters of regenerative farming...

Duration:00:58:09

Beyond Zero - Community - Sustainable Living Festival

2/4/2019
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Sustainable Living FestivalWe start 2019 with the idea that "There is such a thing as too late. "Nature is booming a message of biblical intensity Flood, Fire, Pestlience.Greta Thunberg told the world financial leaders at Davos : " You are destroying biodiversity so rich people can live in luxury".So we searched for help in the Sustainable Living Festival. The big weekend is 8th -10th February along the Yarra at Birrorong Marr.Come down to the BZE stall to find out how you can volunteer.In...

Duration:00:57:09

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

Beyond Zero - Community -

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