Politics and Activism

Whose fish are they anyway?

Exploring what Brexit means for UK fish and fishermen with guests John Condon and Dr Tom Appleby

A reindeer is for life – not just for Christmas!

Discover why we need to learn to live in better harmony with the natural world with guests Judith Schwartz and Emily Smith

One football pitch every second

Law comes to the aid of ancient forests across the globe with guests Babette Brophy and Brian Rohan

Wildlife Crime: Failed by the Law

Why are so many of our native species so poorly protected? With guests Dr Ruth Tingay and Dr Richard Benwell.

Save Swanscombe Marshes!

Why this unique mosaic habitat should not become a theme park. With guests Jamie Robins and Julian Hoffman.

Human Rights for the Planet

From coal mining in Colombia to the Ecuadorian cloud forest – one woman’s fight for climate justice. With guest Monica Feria-Tinta.

Are we ready for 2 degrees plus?

The Climate Change Committee’s Annual Report to Parliament calls for immediate and systemic change if we are to build a green recovery post Covid. With guests Baroness Brown of Cambridge and Dr James MacGregor.

Paying for Net Zero

Transition to Green Energy – who pays? The producer, the polluter or the consumer? Join our expert guests Neil Hirst, Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Mitigation at the Grantham Institute and Juliet Davenport, CEO of Good Energy as they discuss the paradigm shift we need in policy and regulation that will free up the consumer so we can make our own decisions about how to heat and power our homes.

Swimming Against the Tide?

Planet Pod talks Brexit, fish and the environment with the two Toms – Dr Tom Appleby and Dr Tom West. We explore what leaving the EU, its regulations and the jurisdiction of the European Courts might mean for the environment in the UK. Will we be like fish out water? Will we have to swim against the tide? Will it open up a can of worms? Or will it get us off the hook and help us find whole new ways to get to Net Zero? Listen in to what our experts have to say…..

PP In Conversation With: Steve Backshall

PP talks to BAFTA-winning naturalist, explorer, adventurer, conservationist, campaigner, writer and broadcaster Steve Backshall. We ask what has inspired him to want to protect the world’s ecosystems and species. How can we shift the political dial and encourage countries to think beyond GDP and start measuring success by the quality of life for future generations. We explore the role of activism in all this and the importance of action based on evidence.