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Mark Spencer, founder of the Climactic Collective, in conversation with Climate Australia host Lee Constable about Climactic - the origins, inspiration, and aspirations.

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April 3, 2020

What is Climactic?

Producer Aemyn Connolly created this video of Climactic founder Mark Spencer telling the story of the mission of the Climactic Collective, a social enterprise climate media company.

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The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is an independent non-profit which sets a standard for sustainable fishing. Mark and new Climactic member Eav talk to Matt Watson, Senior Fisheries Manager.

Eav is a marine scientist by training, so has some great questions for Matt around the MSC approach to s…

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About this Episode
Director Mirjam Leuze’s The Whale and the Raven illuminates the many issues that have drawn whale researchers, the Gitga’at First Nation, and the Government of British Columbia into a complex conflict. As the people in the Great Bear Rainforest struggle to protect their territory…

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July 12, 2019

Climactic: Hello 2019!

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This week is part two of a two-part interview with Brett Hedger, aka Zero Waste man. Find part one here: https://climactic.fm/28. Brett is a normal enough guy by day, a Sustainability Officer at council, but on special occasions Zero Waste Man comes out to drop reality bombs, and show a way forward…

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This week is the first of a two-part interview with Brett Hedger, aka Zero Waste man. Brett is a normal enough guy by day, a Sustainability Officer at council, but on special occasions Zero Waste Man comes out to drop reality bombs, and show a way forward.

We are actively looking for more intervie…

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Part 2 of Maxine's interview with Damien Cole. Part 1 is [here](https://www.climactic.fm/26).

In this episode, Max talks to Damien Cole, independent candidate in the November 24th Victorian state election, about running a climate aware campaign. Damien has a refreshing, common sense approach to cl…

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Climactic is happy to welcome aboard Maxine Bazeley for her inaugural interview. Max will be bringing us stories from the Surf Coast of Victoria, the Greater Geelong region, about how the area is confronting massive changes in the face of the climate crisis.

In this episode, Max talks to Damien Co…

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This is quite possibly one of the most relatable and urgent episodes of Climactic yet. Heidi Taylor is, to people who know of her, inspirational, almost to the point of folk hero status. But when Heidi sits down with Mark, she shows she's much more than an inspiring figure — she's a living, breathi…

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Climactic goes behind the scenes with Act on Climate, Friends of the Earth's premiere political action group, as they gear up to fight a pivotal state election. This one's for you if you've ever wondered what political/climate activism is really like. And, spoiler alert, they're a bunch of relatabl…

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Sept. 25, 2018

Episode 24: ShareWaste

Hear the story of the creation of ShareWaste, the easy way to use your kitchen scraps to create soil, avoid landfill, and stop greenhouse gas. The founders share their motivations, their thinking, and their views on climate change, and hear from a ShareWaste user that's helped dozens of others find…

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Chan and Lap are the two founders of Effect the Change, a YouTube channel that spreads useful information about sustainability, in a fun and easy way. This episode is a lot more light-hearted than previous interviews. It's obvious that Chan and Lap enjoy what they're doing, and it's quite refreshin…

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This year on the 6th of September, at the Australian-German Climate and Energy College, University of Melbourne, four students gathered to tell stories. They were given the chance to tell an audience and a panel of experts a story about the real effects of climate change, and they knocked it out of…

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We've noticed a theme emerging from our first twenty or so episodes, and we're taking an episode to break it down.

We all want to do our part, and live sustainable lives, but is that enough? Or would our efforts be better spent pressuring lawmakers, companies, and communities to change their pract…

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Phil is a leader in the HVAC&R (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Regfrigeration) industry, the largely invisible sector that powers our modern world. Without heating, cooling, and refrigeration, Australia would a very different place. But HVAC&R has done more than just allow progress, it al…

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Leigh has been a very important member of the Climactic community since Mark met her at an event in Melbourne. Her focus on scaleable solutions, and the way she keeps her finger on the pulse of the promising developments happening around the world, are a big inspiration to the Climactic team. It wa…

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AYCC, the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, is an environmental advocacy group famous in Australia for it's laser focus on youth. All AYCC staff and volunteers are under 30. In this episode Mark sits down with one of AYCC's organizers, Nick Carter, who is working to expand the organization to Nor…

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This episode our two hosts will be heard only briefly, before we dive into a live conversation from the beautiful Australian Galleries in Fitzroy, Melbourne. This is a very on-topic conversation about living in the time of climate change, meaningful action, and mental health, all in the context of …

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Mark sat down with two of his personal heroes, Liz O'Dwyer, hospitality consultant, author, and sustainability leader, and Madeline Clarke, individual sustainability consultant, who runs workshops, does waste talks on Trash Bags on Tour, and much more.

Liz and Madeline are both fonts of wisdom, a…

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This is a great chat with one of those quietly inspiring people that surround us everyday. Gabby generously tells us about her life story, to really set the scene before getting into her experience of going totally waste-free for six weeks. Gabby is a volunteer facilitator at Climate for Change, a …

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This week Rich talks to second generation biodynamic farmer Mark Rathbone about biodynamics, replenishment of the soil, creating a closed system (circular economy) and the relevance of biodynamics in helping farmers mitigate against the effects of climate change.

We also have a little chat about t…

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