Episodes

May 23, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Sydney's Opera House climate goals at Echuca/Moama Market

The aspirations and climate goals of Sydney's Opera House were among the topics discussed at Sunday"s Echuca/Moama Market. A woman responsible for the leasing of internal areas talked about how difficult it has been to achiev...

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May 21, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Musicians using their craft to help us better understand the climate crisis

Musicians are increasingly turning to their craft to help us, and them, better understand and deal with the climate crisis. A podcast from Climate One " Coping with Climate through Music " takes us into this growing field. Ot...

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May 20, 2022

New Book: 'Humanity's Moment' - Joëlle Gergis spells out a 'Case for hope'; Quick Climate Links

Climate scientist, Joëlle Gergis , is finalizing a new book - " Humanity's Moment: A Climate Scientist's Case for Hope " to be published late in August. Her previous book - " Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climat...

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May 20, 2022

Interview: 'We have to keep trying, that is our bond with the future' - Dr Haydn Washington

Dr Haydn Washington (pictured) once wanted to put rockets on the moon, but he was only eight years old and life took him in a whole new direction enabling him to learn about the wonders we have here on Earth. The University o...

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May 19, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Much happening at Climate Conversations; Preparing to interview Dr Haydn Washington

Much is happening at "Climate Conversations" and today (April 19, 2022) we will be chatting with Dr Haydn Washington , an adjunct professor at the University of New South Wales, a prolific author, a man who is sensitive to th...

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May 18, 2022

Fusion Party Senate candidate, Kammy Cordner Hunt, deserves your consideration

An attempt to record an interview with Fusion Party Senate candidate, Kammy Carder Hunt (pictured), went wrong, I made a mistake and although I could hear the recording the interference was such, that it was unusable. Don't l...

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May 17, 2022

Quick Climate Links: 'Same isn't Safe' - Zoe Daniels; Labor's climate change policy tops that of LNP; We don't need to return to 'normal'

Zoe Daniel, who is challenging Goldstein incumbent, LiberaL MPTim Wilson, in the Saturday, May 21, Australian federal election, has declared the "Same isn't Safe" and you can read about what is happening: " Lies, election pit...

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May 16, 2022

Interview: Barrie Slatter talks about climate change here in Australia and what's happening in Great Britain

Barrie Slatter (pictured) was a recent speaker at the Goulburn Valley University of The Third Age Natural Resources session and here he talks with us on "Climate Conversations". Barrie, from Great Britain, is a great fan of A...

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May 15, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Christiana Figueres on Australian catastrophe; Kate Grenville urges authors to encourage people to 'vote climate'; Rob Priestly spices up Nicholls contest

Rob Priestly (pictured in the Melbourne Age) has brought the fire and passion of an independent candidate to the usually conservative seat of Nicholls in northern Victoria. Today's Melbourne Age (Sunday, May 15) carried the ...

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May 14, 2022

Quick Climate Links: It's 'Planet Critical' - Rachel Donald talks with Richard Heinberg

Investigative journalist, Rachel Donald, is behind the podcast "Planet Critical" and uses that platform to talk with influential people from all around the world. She says: "Essentially, it’s our behaviour that’s at the root ...

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May 13, 2022

Quick Climate Links: The Sweaty Penguin; The Net-Zero Innovate podcast; Great Barrier Reef bleached, again

Here is something different, " The Sweaty Penguin " podcast, argued to be "Antarctica's Hottest Podcast". Take a listen to the Business Green podcast: " Net Zero Innovate Podcast 2 Lord Adair Turner and the exciting world of ...

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May 12, 2022

Interview: Peter Lewis sees a stronger civil society as the solution to most things, including the climate crisis

Peter Lewis (pictured) is the Director of the Sydney-based Essential Media and advocates for a strong civil society. Essential Media is many things, among them a polling company that gauges the attitudes and values of Austral...

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May 11, 2022

Webinar: 'What the hell is going on down there in Australia? You should be leading the race to become the world's energy superpower' - Professor John Wiseman

Melbourne's Professor John Wiseman (pictured) was one of a trio of speakers in a webinar, "What regions need on the path to net zero" organised by " The Next Economy ". Other speakers were The Next Economy CEO, Dr Amanda Cahi...

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May 11, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Listen to Sarah Wilson and hear about how to 'vote climate'

Visit Sarah Wilson's podcast, "Wild" and hear about how to 'vote climate' on " THIS WILD ELECTION: EP 8, How to #voteclimate, with Richie Merzian ". Today's Melbourne Age carries a fascinating, and critical piece, from the pa...

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May 10, 2022

Interview: Simon Kerr wants us to rapidly rethink the climate crisis

Simon Kerr (pictured) is known to many because of his music group, " Music for a Warming World ", but his feel for words extends well past song lyrics, extending to this thoughtful and almost jarring piece about the climate c...

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May 9, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Finding success in a 'waste of time'; CO2 at highest level in recorded human history; Huge resistance to Viva Gas plan at Geelong

Finding success in failure can be little more than a "mind trick" or it can be a reality - my visit to the Echuca Moama Market on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8, was in terms of recording interviews for this podcast, was unquest...

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May 7, 2022

Webinar/Quick Climate Links: 'The planet will be fine, it's us who'll be f***ked' - Sarah Wilson quoting George Carlin

Author, podcaster and "Climate Engager", Sarah Wilson (pictured), was one of six guests on a webinar staged last night (Friday, April 6) by the Australian Conservation Foundation - the event was entitled " Together We Can Sol...

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May 6, 2022

Interview: Jacob Dedman - a pictorial record of the birds of Tatura's Cussen Park

Tatura's Jacob Dedman (pictured)has faithfully recorded images of the birds living in the town's Cussen Park, publishing them in a book, a book that is now available in its second printing; an improved edition. More can be di...

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May 5, 2022

Quick Climate Links: 'Results catastrophic' - Professor David Karoly speaking at St Paul's Cathedral World Earth Day public forum

A public forum at Melbourne's St Paul's Cathedral entitled " Fighting a Climate Emergency " was held under a huge three dimensional (it is seven metres across) artwork of Gaia created by British artist, Luke Jerram. Ever wors...

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May 4, 2022

Quick Climate Links: John Pettigrew on climate floods in Nicholls; Struggle for the Seat of NIcholls heats up; Nicholls the worst affected electorate in Australia

President of the Goulburn Valley Environment Group , John Pettigrew (pictured), argues for leadership to help Australians navigate the climate crisis. Mr Pettigrew was interviewed by the ABC about the flooding in Nicholls and...

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May 4, 2022

Climate Grab: Climate Conversations at the Echuca/Moama Market

Climate Conversations is eager to hear from ordinary people (I say that, but there is really no such thing as in our own way we are all unique and so rather special) about what they think about climate change. We will have a ...

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May 3, 2022

Quick Climate Links: Nicholls emerges as the most uninsurable electorate because of climate change

Shepparton's new multi-million dollar courthouse (pictured) is, along with the rest of the city, at risk of being uninsurable because of risks posed by climate change - Shepparton proper is on a flood plain and so threatened...

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May 3, 2022

Interview: 'What happens in 2050 will be dictated by what happens between now and 2030' - Charlie Prell, Farmers for Climate Acton chair

Charlie Prell (pictured) chairs Farmers for Climate Action and talks here with Climate Conversations about a recent media release from the group, " Farmers deserve certainty on net-zero target ". Charlie's sheep farm at Crook...

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May 2, 2022

Quick Climate Links: David Karoly on the CSIRO; Juice Media on the LNP Government; Environmental offset bulldozed

Professor David Karoly (pictured) is retired and no longer working with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and having shed those shackles he can now present publicly with the honesty and ...

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