Kelo Uchendu is a student at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, an activist pushing for Climate Justice and an organiser of the MOCK-COP. This was the youth climate movement’s answer to the vacuum left by the UN’s delayed COP26. Kelo is a member of Gray 2 Green Movement in Nsukka and Students Organising for Sustainability. […]
Hugh Archibald White was born and brought up in Calgary, Canada in the 1940s and 50s. He gave me a run-down on their almost universal dependence on coal, illustrated with some great anecdotes about his grandfather, a coal and gas merchant, including: the vastness of Canada’s natural resources the railways and development low prices and […]
This week I persuaded my old friend from Germany, Dirk Carstens, to give me the run-down on the pros and cons of owning a Tesla. He’s a trained physicist so there’s not much about the EV technology that phases him. Some of the stuff we discussed: the low bills the all-important battery, how to treat […]
Dr. Bremley W.B. Lyngdoh is Director Microfinance & Ecorestoration of Earthbanc, which enables smallholders to plant mangroves and build sustainable livelihoods by investing capital from their savers via microfinance. He’s made a career out of bringing people and organisations together to create environmental and agricultural projects. I caught up with him online in his home […]
My guest on this week’s podcast is Danny Badger, fisheries scientist, educator, jellyfish nerd and general oceans expert, who’s worked at the New England Aquarium in Boston, USA and the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI). We discuss everything (almost)! from the size of sea-lions to dead zones talking to angry people […]
I interview Kate Calvert, Superhome creator and North London resident: what happens when you do a green retrofit on a 19th Century terrace house solar panels, wall insulation, electricity bills local council planning regulations, bad buildings and bombs holding corporate building developers to their eco promises is carbon rationing like war-time rationing? Podcast Subscriptions More […]
Had the chance of talking on ABC Australia radio about carbon footprints and carbon rationing on the Future Tense programme, along with a representative from the Finnish city of Lahti where they are running a prototype personal carbon trading scheme – here’s the podcast.