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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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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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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 7 – “The Future We Choose”, with Christiana Figueres & Tom Rivett-Carnac

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW In this episode we’re talking to a world leader in the climate movement, Christiana Figueres. Christiana was the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change from 2010 to 2016 and is credited with securing the Paris Agreement in 2015. She is joined by her co-author Tom Rivett-Carnac, who was her Senior Political Adviser at the UN and now works with her on a podcast called “Outrage and Optimism”. Together they wrote ‘The Future We Choose”. *The Extinction Rebellion Podcast would like…

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Amitav Ghosh: The Great Derangement – Rebel Book Club (1)

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Rebel Book Club – a new series by the Extinction Rebellion Podcast This is the first of a brand new series by the Extinction Rebellion Podcast, with Writers Rebel, looking at iconic green books that shape our understanding of the new world we find ourselves in: after climate change, the sixth mass extinction, and the Ecological Crisis. We are thrilled to begin with The Great Derangement, which questions the cultural silence around the Climate & Ecological Emergency but also looks at issues of colonialism, and…

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Faith Bridge – Extinction Rebellion Podcast Special 2.3

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW One of 12 sites that was briefly held during the International Rebellion in London, Faith Bridge (formerly known as Lambeth Bridge) was co-ordinated by a multi-faith group of spiritual leaders, organisations, and citizens. In this episode, we speak to those people; featuring a vicar from Leeds, a Pure Land Buddhist Priest, and representatives from Christian Climate Action, XR Muslims, XR Jews, XR Buddhists, and Earth Wisdom Tenders. You can view Extinction Rebellion’s three demands here. Listen to Extinction Rebellion Podcast Special 2.2, ‘Writers Rebel’, here.

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Reclaiming the Streets – Extinction Rebellion Podcast Special 2.1

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW The Extinction Rebellion Podcast is back with a series of podlets (mini podcasts) from October 2019’s International Rebellion in London. On Monday the 7th, Extinction Rebellion managed to take 11 sites across the city. Our first podlet is a snapshot of that – reclaiming the streets. Hear from the people who were there and part of a speech by Weyman Bennett, from Stand Up To Racism. You can view Extinction Rebellion’s three demands here. Listen to our fifth Extinction Rebellion podcast, ‘Regenerative Culture’, featuring…

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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 4 – Looking Forwards

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW In our first episode since April’s International Rebellion, the Extinction Rebellion podcast discusses the future. Christiana Figueres was Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) from 2010 to 2016. The 2015 Paris Agreement was her most notable achievement. You can read more about the agreement and the 1997 Kyoto Protocol here. George Monbiot is a British writer and a columnist at The Guardian. You can read his latest columns here. Jem Bendell is a Professor of Sustainability Leadership at the…

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