Podcasts

Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 17 – No More Lies, with Zadie Smith, George Monbiot, and Jay Griffiths and more at Tufton Street

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Credit: Kelly Hill | No More Climate Lies: Writers target secretive Tufton Street lobby groups, September 02, 2020. Featuring Jessica Townsend, Writers Rebel co-founder, Mark Rylance, Juliet Stevenson, Caroline Lucas, George Monbiot, Laline Paull, Carmen Callil, Esther Standford-Xosei, Rupert Read, Zadie Smith, Anouchka Grose, Rachel Edwards, William Davies, Charlotte Du Cann, Chidi Oti Obihara, Nick Laird, Marina Warner, Paul Hilder, Jay Griffith, Josh Appignanesi, and Devorah Baum. Where is the heart of climate denial in the UK? Who are the main individuals & organisations coming…

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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 16 – Citizens’ Assemblies: Your Questions Answered

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Extinction Rebellion UK’s Third Demand is a government commissioned, independently run Citizens’ Assembly on Climate and Ecological Justice. But what does that mean? Join Marijn van de Geer as she speaks to XR UK’s Citizens’ Assembly Working Group (CAWG) to find out what exactly the Third Demand means, and look into some of the deeper questions rebels have been asking about citizens’ assemblies. To find out more about citizens’ assemblies and Extinction Rebellion’s Third Demand, please visit www.xrcitizensassembly.uk or find CAWG…

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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 15 – Economics for the Planet with Kate Raworth, Author of Doughnut Economics

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW This episode Jessica & #MoneyRebellion’s Will talk to Kate Raworth, the most influential alternative economic thinker of the present moment. Her book Doughnut Economics has been hugely influential amongst sustainable development thinkers, progressive businesses, and political activists. She has also presented it to audiences ranging from the UN General Assembly to the Occupy movement. To view a diagram of the doughnut see: https://www.kateraworth.com/doughnut/ Kate is now moving from theory to practice with a network of Doughnut Economics Action Labs.

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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 14: Who Killed Berta Cáceres – Environmental Defender from Honduras

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Ever wonder who the pink boat in Oxford Circus was named after? This podcast focuses on the new book ‘Who Killed Berta Caceres’ Nina Lakhani which is a compelling thriller-like read based on the murder of the brave indigenous Berta who was fighting the development of a dam using World Bank funding in her region in Honduras. Also included in this episode is an interview with James Arango a present day environmental protector from Columbia and member of XR Bogota. In the early months of…

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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 13 –The Future is Local, with Helena Norberg-Hodge and Jyoti Fernandes

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW. In this week’s episode Jessica interviews two inspirational women: Helen Norberg-Hodge, the founder of Local Futures; and Jyoti Fernandes, from the Land Workers Alliance and La Via Campesina. We talk about why our futures need to be local rather than global and why that truth is more evident now than ever. In particular we focus on food production and why small-scale, agro-ecological farming will help heal the planet and the biosphere, provide satisfying jobs, and make the country more resilient in times of crisis. Jessica’s co-presenter…

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The Truth About Zane – Best of Rebel Radio (2)

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Welcome back to our new podcast series, The Best of Rebel Radio. In this episode, we’re re-sharing an incredibly important story about the first person in the UK to officially die from climate change. 7-year-old Zane Gbangbola died after flood water carried the fatally toxic chemical hydrogen cyanide from a nearby landfill site into his home in Surrey. A Ministry of Defense whistleblower revealed it, but the government continues to deny it. Zane’s family continues to fight for the whole story to be told. How…

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Transforming the Global Financial System, with Ann Pettifor – Best of Rebel Radio (1)

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Welcome to a new Extinction Rebellion Podcast series: The Best of Rebel Radio. Here we take some of the wonderful content coming out of Rebel Radio and edit it into a podcast so you can listen again whenever you like. For our first Best of Rebel Radio Podcast, hosts Sue Wheat and Seb O’Connell speak to Ann Pettifor about the global financial system and how international and historical decision making have prioritised the rich and corporations over people and planet. As a result, climate change…

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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 12 – A Paradigm Shift, with Jeremy Lent

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Many people in the climate movement wonder why it’s so hard to get our message through. Could part of the problem be buried in the very language we use? In this episode we’re talking to Jeremy Lent, the author of The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity’s Search for Meaning. His work investigates the patterns of thought that have led our civilization to its current crisis of sustainability. In this conversation we discuss the key metaphors that govern how we think and why…

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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 11 – “Less is More”, with Jason Hickel

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic We live in a society addicted to growth, yet on a planet with finite resources. Something needs to give. The Extinction Rebellion Podcast talks to a star of the degrowth movement, Jason Hickel. Jason is an academic and the author of The Divide and the upcoming book, Less is More: Why Degrowth Will Save the World. Presenters – Jessica Townsend, Will Producer / Editor – Bill Leuty Social Media Producer – Barney Weston Listen to the latest episode of the Extinction Rebellion Podcast. View Extinction Rebellion’s…

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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 10 – 2050 is Too Late, with Kevin Anderson

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic We need to act now if we want to avoid overwhelming climate and ecological breakdown. So why does the government tell us we’ve got until 2050? In this episode we’re exploring the government’s 2050 net zero emissions target and why that timeline endangers not only humans, but every other species on the planet. We’ll talk about the science that shows us we need to act much sooner, and discuss some of the political and economic obstacles to achieving a more ambitious target – like…

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