Planet Pod Specials

Outside of our regular programme of podcasts, Planet Pod is creating a series of Specials: Pieces that focus on a particular issue.

Climate Justice – Activism and the Rule of Law

In this short Planet Pod Special we talk to public law lawyer Estelle Dehon from Cornerstone Barristers to get her view on climate justice and why people are motivated by this to take to the streets.  Amanda asks her how climate action sits with the rule of law – two things which might be seen...

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BITC’s Waste to Wealth Campaign

In this short Planet Pod Special we talk to Libby Sandbrook, Business in the Community’s Head of Circular Economy, about BITC’s recently launched Waste to Wealth campaign. Waste to Wealth brings together business, government, academia and civil society to unlock opportunities to double the nation’s resource productivity and reduce avoidable waste by 2030 – more...

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Planet Pod sits down on Lambeth Bridge during Extinction Rebellion’s recent Day of Action in London

In this short Planet Pod Special we join Amanda as she sat down in the middle of Lambeth bridge and joined around 1000 supporters of Extinction Rebellion’s recent Day of Action in London – a peaceful protest to highlight the urgency of the climate crisis facing the world and the need for action now. Amanda...

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Planet Pod Special: Deeds & Words – A Festival of Women’s Voices

Join Amanda Carpenter as she interviews Helen Pankhurst,  Kate Fox and Jennifer Nadel among others at the recent Deeds and Words Festival of women’s voices. The weekend event held to celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage brought together poets, writers, politicians, campaigners and activists celebrating women making themselves heard across the decades politically, publicly and...

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Planet Pod talks to ocean advocate Emily Penn

In this episode Planet Pod host Amanda Carpenter (Achill Management) talks to Emily Penn, Ocean advocate artist and skipper of all women crew on board eXXpedition talks about her life, her inspiration and the massive challenge facing us all as we try to tackle the plastic tsunami that is flooding our oceans. Recorded live at...

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