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ABC Future Tense Podcast: Litigating our way out of climate change

Responses to climate change are often marked by frustration as much as fear. Those seeking to end our fossil-fuel dependency are increasingly turning to litigation to force the hands of companies and governments - often on human rights grounds. But do the courts have a legitimate role to play in leading the way? Or is this a form of judicial activism? Guests ...
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BBC Radio 3 Green Thinking: Food

Dr Matthew Davies joins Des Fitzgerald and Peter Jackson to discuss the latest thinking on how we can make better decisions about the food we farm and eat. Listen to the Green Thinking podcast on Food on the BBC Radio 3 website...
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Fast Forward 2030 Podcast with Joana Jurdi

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Fast Forward 2030 Lebanon have launched a podcast all about Lebanon and the sustainable development goals. Presently, Lebanon faces the most difficult challenges in addressing governance, financial viability, social justice, basic human rights and environmental degradation. Thus addressing these challenges and opening space for solutions and plans to reach measurable goals for a greater quality of life constitutes a valuable mission. Host Joana Jurdi will talk to entrepreneurs...
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Coronavirus: The Whole Story - Could COVID-19 save the planet?

Climate Emergency

The 'Coronavirus: The Whole Story' podcast highlights UCL's interdisciplinary expertise on Covid-19 - focusing on its management, mitigation, eventual halt, and preparing for a post-coronavirus world.This episode explores the role COVID-19 has played in the climate crisis. As things have changed, traffic has gone down in cities, people are realising what clean air really feels like. But the short term gains on the environment are matched by the explosion of PPE - and when abandoned on ...
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Coronavirus: The Whole Story: Could COVID be the great equaliser?

Health

The 'Coronavirus: The Whole Story' podcast highlights UCL's interdisciplinary expertise on Covid-19 - focusing on its management, mitigation, eventual halt, and preparing for a post-coronavirus world.In this episode, the IGP Director, Professor Henrietta L. Moore, joined a panel of experts who talked about inequality, the health impacts of the virus, and how different communities have been affected. Image created by Dewi Christina. Submitted for United Nations Global Call Ou...
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My Perfect Country: Making a difference

For three series, My Perfect Country has sought to build the perfect country. Inspired by positive thinking, it takes policies from around the world that actually work and have solved global problems. We ask why they work, and whether they could work anywhere. Out of this comes a forensic analysis of what good global policy should look like.In this one-off special, the My Perfect Country team travel to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where they join a group of bright, curious,...
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Special Fast Forward 2030 - Biodiversity - SDG15: Life on Land

This episode is a live event from Fast Forward 2030 on Sustainable Development Goals SDG15: Life on Land, with a special focus on combatting desertification, tackling deforestation and halting biodiversity loss. We hear from Chris Forbes of Cheeky Panda, Dom Desmond of Critically Endangered Socks and Keiran Whitaker of Entocycle.This episode is a live event from Fast Forward 2030 on Sustainable Development Goals SDG15: Life on Land, with a special focus on combatting desertification, t...
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Joslin Kehdy of Recycle Lebanon - Circular Economy Hub for Lebanon

Joslin Kehdy is the founder of Recycle Lebanon an NGO addressing the waste emergency in Lebanon and creating a regenerative system change from within Beirut.Highlights:Examples of initiatives within Recycle LebanonEcosouk - eco product marketplaceRegenerate Lebanon - a circular hub towards regenerative development within BeirutImportance of getting information out to people in bite sizeUseful links:Recycle Lebanon - ...
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Jacqueline McGlade on monitoring the environment from space

An ecologist who fell in love with computing, Jacqueline McGlade pioneered the use of satellites study the state of the global environment. Today thanks to programmes like Google Earth, we can see the surface of the earth in great detail. But when Jacqueline was a student, earth observation satellites were used for weather forecasting and not much else. Early in her career, she used satellite images to study fish populations, thinking it would be useful to know not only how many fish were in ...