In the wake of the global climate strike Amanda talks to the UK Student Climate Network about The Green New Deal and hears from the only law firm in the UK to declare a Climate Emergency, exploring how we should build on the momentum of the biggest climate mobilisation in history. This is the second in our series on Youth Activism.
A Sustainable Life
On Friday 20 Sept 2019 millions of children and young people around the globe will strike to demand action against the global warming which threatens the planet. What is motivating them to take to the streets? Are they right? Should we support them? Hear from a striking student, a striking lawyer and a strike sceptic in the first of our Youth Activism Series on the Global School Climate Strike
Planet Pod asks whether fashion has to cost the earth or is there a more sustainable way to look at feel good in the clothes and accessories we buy? We talk clothes, women and fashion to Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of The Green Party and Sustainable Fashion Blogger, Sophie Slater, Co-Founder of Birdsong and Bronwyn Lowenthal, Design and Director of Lowie to explore the real cost of what we wear.
Emissions gaps, carbon budgets, net zero, global heating, 1.5 or 2 degC – we pick big brains at The Grantham Institute for Climate Change at Imperial College to get the latest update on the climate emergency and unravel the language, science and policy of climate change.
Is it ever sustainable to eat beef? When is food “slow food” and what’s the environmental cost and benefit to taking it slow? Join the Planet Pod team down on the farm as Amanda chats with Bridget and Bill Biddell, owners of Hampton Estate and Shane Holland, Executive Chairman of Slow Food.
Planet Pod gets out of the studio goes walkabout with Tompion Platt, Director of Advocacy and Engagement at The Ramblers and Rory Forsyth, CEO of the Western Front Way
Planet Pod talks to Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party, about why elections are so important for the planet
Planet Pod talks to Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party, about why elections are so important for the planet.
Planet Pod discusses Air Quality with Elle McCall from Hubbub, Kings College London researcher Andrew Grieve and private banker Emily Bernstein from Investec
The air we share is not as clean as is could and should be – but what is air pollution and what is it doing to us? Where are the clean areas and who is most at risk from pollution? Is it better to be a cyclist or an HGV driver? In this episode a marathon runner and a University researcher share their experiences of the recent Hubbub air pollution study in London.