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Beth Spencer — In Depth with James Bradley | Author of Clade

9/21/2019
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Author and new collective member Beth Spencer hosts award-winning Australian author James Bradley on Climactic. They discuss his cli-fi novel Clade, YA series The Change, his article in the Monthly earlier this year about the influence of the coal lobby on Australian politics and the background to the battle over the Adani mine, and his devastating and important essay in the latest issue of Meanjin Quarterly about living in the Anthropocene. Above all this is a discussion about how to face...

Duration:01:03:57

Simon Moore — XR Leeds | The Rebellion Continues

9/18/2019
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Since Simon's first dispatch, which you can hear here (https://www.climactic.fm/60), a lot's been happening in Leeds, the UK, and the whole world. Extinction Rebellion have been active, and they're gearing up for more. Simon brings us the voices from the people, to go behind the headlines and banners, slogans and slanders. You'll come out of this knowing more about the Leeds community, XR, and the state of the transition of society in the face of the climate crisis. As well as speaking to...

Duration:00:47:49

The Amazon Fires Special

9/14/2019
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In this episode we grapple with the emotions and reactions to the land clearing fires in the Brazilian Amazon. We hear from members of the community, past guests, and hear context from news services. We'd love to continue to do these community response episodes, and we can only do that with community input. You can reach us at hello@climactic.fm, or @climacticshow on social media. Liking the show? Leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts here!...

Duration:00:41:44

Violet Coco — My Arrest Story | Extinction Rebellion Victoria

9/13/2019
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Violet Coco shares the story of her arrest on September 6th. Special Guest: Violet Coco.

Duration:00:12:37

Bronwyn Gresham — Three Lessons on Self-care in Activism, with Anthony Gleeson

9/7/2019
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Bronwyn has a great chat with community stalwart, long-time activist, former school teacher and community radio host Anthony Gleeson, and gleans three key lessons about personally sustaining activism. Also, we celebrate our 75th numbered episode and 100th episode in total. Thanks to you for being with us, we honestly couldn't do this without an audience, and we appreciate you joining us to share in these stories. Liking the show? Leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts here!...

Duration:00:39:56

Dr. Darlene Lim — NASA Geobiologist

8/31/2019
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Dr Renee Beale, Curator of National Science Week for Victoria, sits down with key speaker Dr Darlene Lim for a chat about the natural world, and what the study of Mars analogues has taught her about life on Earth. Liking the show? Leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts here! (https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/climactic/id1371919157?mt=2) Support us directly on Pozible! (https://www.pozible.com/profile/climactic) Special Guest: Dr. Darlene Lim.

Duration:00:35:13

August Activism Update

8/29/2019
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Liking the show? Leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts here! (https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/climactic/id1371919157?mt=2) Support us directly on Pozible! (https://www.pozible.com/profile/climactic) Greta Thunberg is in NYC, the Amazon's being burnt down, Origin Energy want to frack the NT, and here in Victoria we're trying to save 800-year-old trees from being cut down. There's a lot going on, so here's a bonus to keep you caught up. And, we put the call out for submissions for...

Duration:00:39:39

Attending Climate Reality — Three Months On w/ Mark and Georgia

8/25/2019
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In June, Climactic hosts Mark and Georgia attended Climate Reality Training, with Al Gore and over 700 other attendees. Hear them recap their experience and what they learned. With thanks to Marisa (https://www.linkedin.com/in/marialuisasanchez/) and Kaushik (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaushiksridhar83/), two other attendees who sent in messages. Liking the show? Leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts here! (https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/climactic/id1371919157?mt=2) Support us...

Duration:00:58:14

Gretchen Miller | The Rescue Project — On Home Ground

8/23/2019
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This is a special guest episode from storyteller, producer, former guest and friend of the show Gretchen Miller. It's from her collaboration with Landcare, the Rescue Project, and you can find more information here (http://www.gretchenmiller.com.au/). Gretchen's previous guest appearance on Climactic (https://www.climactic.fm/45): https://www.climactic.fm/45 "Home Ground can mean many things. A place you live, a place you’ve developed a relationship with over time, or further ranging...

Duration:00:14:18

Gretchen Miller | The Rescue Project — On History, Art and Loving a Tree

8/21/2019
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This is a special guest episode from storyteller, producer, former guest and friend of the show Gretchen Miller. It's from her collaboration with Landcare, the Rescue Project, and you can find more information here (http://www.gretchenmiller.com.au/). Gretchen's previous guest appearance on Climactic (https://www.climactic.fm/45): https://www.climactic.fm/45 "We listen to the history of land protection, hear what art reveals that the eye doesn’t see, and reflect on the meaning of saving just...

Duration:00:17:38

Gretchen Miller | The Rescue Project — On Animals

8/19/2019
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This is a special guest episode from storyteller, producer, former guest and friend of the show Gretchen Miller. It's from her collaboration with Landcare, the Rescue Project, and you can find more information here (http://www.gretchenmiller.com.au/). Gretchen's previous guest appearance on Climactic (https://www.climactic.fm/45): https://www.climactic.fm/45 "In On Animals we hear three short stories which capture deep interactions between humans and other creatures. We spend some time at a...

Duration:00:17:52

Gretchen Miller | The Rescue Project — Atherton Tablelands

8/18/2019
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This is a special guest episode from storyteller, producer, former guest and friend of the show Gretchen Miller. It's from her collaboration with Landcare, the Rescue Project, and you can find more information here (http://www.gretchenmiller.com.au/). Gretchen's previous guest appearance on Climactic (https://www.climactic.fm/45): https://www.climactic.fm/45 "We’re in the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland. This documentary feature immerses you in the wettest part of the driest...

Duration:01:01:23

Art Breaker pilot | §OJUX — Monster Not Happy

8/11/2019
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Greg Grassi is half of the electronic music duo §OJUX, and one of the hosts of the newest show on the Climactic Network, Art Breaker. In this episode he breaks down the process of how one of the tracks on their new EP was made, and his thoughts on musical creation, and collaboration. Greg is making music in Sydney, where lockout laws have created hurdles for the musical community. He shares his views on how they can be overcome, on musicianship, and on making music in the face of the climate...

Duration:00:43:33

Newsball — CFC You Next Tuesday

8/2/2019
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Guest episode from Newsball (http://newsball.libsyn.com/) — This episode has explicit language. "This week in a very special episode we have our first ever guest Mark Spencer from the Climactic Network! Mark and his friends over at Climactic host a show that tell peoples stories on climate change and share a lot of positive news in times that can seem less than positive! We had a great time hearing Mark bring in some interesting stories across environmental history. We hope you do too! Let...

Duration:01:05:30

Rapid Reaction — Victoria Waste Crisis | SKM Closure and CDS, with Cr Kat Copsey and Annett Finger

7/31/2019
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Liking the show? Leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts here! (https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/climactic/id1371919157?mt=2) Support us directly on Pozible! (https://www.pozible.com/profile/climactic) Mark speaks to Port Phillip Councillor Kat Copsey and CDS campaigner Annett Finger about the closure of Victoria's largest recycler by the state Environmental Protection Agency, and where to next for a broken recycling system. Is it time for a Container Deposit Scheme, or well past...

Duration:00:22:25

The RegenNarration — 2040 with Damon Gameau and Julie Leslie

7/26/2019
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Liking the show? Leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts here! (https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/climactic/id1371919157?mt=2) Support us directly on Pozible! (https://www.pozible.com/profile/climactic) Guest episode from The RegenNarration (https://www.regennarration.com/episodes/038-a-regeneration-movement): Damon Gameau has received multiple standing ovations around the world as he has accompanied the premiere screenings of his visionary documentary film ‘2040’. You might...

Duration:00:54:22

Warndu — Eating good, eating native w/ Rebecca Sullivan, Damien Coulthard and Maree Lowes

7/19/2019
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Rebecca Sullivan, Damien Coulthard, and Maree Lowes are three incredible people who we're thrilled to have with us on this episode. Recorded at the bookstore Better Read Than Dead on the night of the launch of Rebecca and Damien's latest book, Warndu Mai, Georgia gets into the importance of native Australian ingredients, to health, society, and soil, as well as many other topics. Great for the foodies in your life, the regenerative farmers, and everyone in between. Liking the show? Leave us...

Duration:00:45:50

Costa Georgiadis and Dirt Girl — Get Grubby TV

7/12/2019
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Costa's World has been hugely popular among kids, and it wasn't hard to see why when Costa and Dirt Girl performend live at the Ballarat Begonia Festival in 2018. The Festival was a month before Climactic launched, and host Mark had the chance to interview Costa and Dirt Girl, before really having any sense of the legends they were. They were absolutely gracious, and this became a great interview. But it would have languised without the help of new editor, Reece Gray, who gave it the time...

Duration:00:30:53

Tim Forcey — My Efficient Electric Home | How can a Facebook group tackle climate change?

7/5/2019
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Tim Forcey, through extensive work at the University of Melbourne, and the thinktank Beyond Zero Emissions, is a household name in a very particular type of household. But the work he does on home energy efficiency is relevant to every household. He started the Facebook group that became My Efficient Electric Home four years ago, and it has started to rapidly pick up steam. Tim's experience and expertise is broad, but in this episode we focus a lot on heatpump technology, the radically more...

Duration:00:47:38

What can we learn from Hong Kong? Can democracy save Lake Knox?

7/4/2019
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In this special episode, we have two contrasting stories. One from Jo Dodds, Bega Shire Councillor, who has been in Hong Kong for the record-smashing protests, on how one act of violence has warped a mass movement. Another from Knox, in eastern Melbourne, from a young man working to save a lake, and habitat for endangered species, from short-sighted development. Liking the show? Leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts here!...

Duration:00:28:43