Community Show

The Community Show is a one hour podcast focusing on activism and campaigning is recorded live every Monday at 5pm. The show aims to provide up-to-date news about community campaigns, actions and events from around Australia, including interviews with members of the climate action group community.
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Transitioning to Climate Justice

This show was broadcast on Mon 14th December 2015

Naomi Klein talks at Town Hall, Seattle:
"The historical responsibility for the vast majority of greenhouse gas emissions lies with the industrialised countries of the Global North. The production and consumption habits of countries like the United States continue to threaten the survival of humanity and biodiversity globally. It is imperative that the North urgently shifts to a low carbon economy.”

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From Maules Creek to the Courts

This show was broadcast on Mon 7th December 2015

When citizens take a coal project to court, are they vexatious vigilantes with a vendetta against development?
Senator Larissa Waters and Professor Clive Hamilton discuss "Lawfare "and threats to our democracy.
Geoff Maddox takes us to a retreat at Maule's Creek and Jarrod Talbot talks about how mining is taking his sacred sites.

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Watch how the People’s Parliament unfolded:

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"OUR ENTIRE SURVIVAL IS AT STAKE"

This show was broadcast on Mon 30th November 2015

"For us climate change is not an event in the future.
It's an event that we're dealing with now...

...The use of coal is simply bad economics, unless one refuses to count as a cost the damages and deaths now and in the future from air pollution and climate change."
Anote Tong
Check out the podcast to hear from President Anote Tong of Kiribati, Tim Flannery from the Climate Council, and journalist Thom Mitchell from New Matilda, in Paris.

 

Also featuring some of the activist climate action from last Friday's 60,000 strong Paris Climate Rally in Melbourne. http://www.peoplesclimate.org.au/

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Further Reading:

Read up on the complex intersection of business and politics to what may amount as one of the greatest crimes against humanity and nature.
https://theconversation.com/playing-with-fire-the-economics-and-network-of-fire-and-haze-47284 
"As rains finally clear the skies over south-east Asia, dramatic Greenpeace photos show people and wildlife coping with the haze in one of the worst hit areas of Central Kalimantan on Borneo island."
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2015/nov/02/indonesias-forest-fires-living-under-a-yellow-haze-in-pictures 
Indonesia is burning. So why is the world looking away? by George Monbiot
http://gu.com/p/4dmbb/stw

Paris in a State of Emergency But Climate Conference Goes On

This show was broadcast on Mon 23rd November 2015
Vivien talks to David Spratt, co-author of Climate Code RedDr Colin Long Victorian Vice President of the NTEU (National Tertiary Education Union) on workers in the transition away from carbon. And psychologist Lyn Bender joins us again from Psychology for a Safe Climate.
We will be drumming up interest in the Climate March for 27th Nov.
And discuss what we have achieved this year and where the focus needs to be for next year.

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Remember to send Paris a message by swelling the numbers at the giant
Paris Climate Rally in Melbourne
Friday 27th November. 5:30pm
State Library Steps

http://www.peoplesclimate.org.au/

Window Open for Solar Superpower

This show was broadcast on Mon 16th November 2015

Vivien takes us to a vigil for the Filipino victims of Typhoon Hayan, outside Whitehaven Coal and to meet the people of BULGA fighting off Rio Tinto.

But first we go to an International Symposium called 'Paris and Beyond'. Fergus Green tells us how Australia can be an energy superpower if we don’t miss the window of opportunity and Caroline Lambert talks about the European Union delegation to Australia. She is their first counsellor on climate and Environment.

Guests: Fergus Green(LSE), Caroline Lambert (EU), AYCC (Grace) BULGA v Rio (John Krey, Josh Creaser 350.org, Daisy Barham ACF, Jeremy Buckingham Greens NSW)

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Further Reading:

24 Hours of Reality: Field Report - India's Barefoot College



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Burning Peat Or Burning Coal, Emissions Are Rising On The Road To Paris

 This show was broadcast on Mon 9th November 2015
The  worst environmental disaster of the twenty first century? Emissions greater than the whole US economy? Dr Daniel Murdiyarso from CIFOR, Centre for International Forestry Research talks about Indonesian peat fires.
PLUS Tim Buckley from the Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA) on investor shock, stranded coal assets and how we can be a  superpower.

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Further Reading:

Read up on the complex intersection of business and politics to what may amount as one of the greatest crimes against humanity and nature.
https://theconversation.com/playing-with-fire-the-economics-and-network-of-fire-and-haze-47284
"As rains finally clear the skies over south-east Asia, dramatic Greenpeace photos show people and wildlife coping with the haze in one of the worst hit areas of Central Kalimantan on Borneo island."
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2015/nov/02/indonesias-forest-fires-living-under-a-yellow-haze-in-pictures
Indonesia is burning. So why is the world looking away? by George Monbiot
http://gu.com/p/4dmbb/stw

Solar Powered Port Augusta?

 This show was broadcast on Mon 2nd November 2015
Things are moving fast around Port Augusta. The coal mine and power plant are closing. Will Australia's first  Concentrated Solar Thermal plant with storage  be built here in its place?
Vivien called on local MP Dan Van Holst Pellekaan, to find out about the Sundrop Glasshouses and found out a lot more.

Ellen Roberts talks to us from the Mackay Conservation group about the Adani coal project. Is it time for a court case  more about climate impacts than skinks and lizards?
Billions of people trust their religious leaders more than politicians or environmentalists. We need them to get behind climate action. The Islamic Declaration and Pope Francis's "Laudato Si " call for rapid decarbonisation in words that will surprise you.

Thea Ormerod founded the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change. She talks to us about how climate unites Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Christians  and Jewish people.

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Further Reading:

Link to share on social media: http://on.fb.me/1P54Hny
 
Malcolm Turnbull's five mistakes about Coal:
http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/malcolm-turnbulls-five-mistakes-about-coal-20151028-gkldzv.html

http://reneweconomy.com.au/2015/solar-tower-and-storage-still-on-cards-for-port-augusta-as-bid-confirmed-16610

Black Carbon and the Warming of the World

This show was broadcast on Mon 26th October 2015

What kills more people than HIV, malaria, and TB combined? The unlikely answer is soot and smoke from cookstoves and hearths.
In Fire and Ice, Jonathan Mingle explains how this dirty residue, a.k.a. black carbon, is one of the world's most dangerous and least understood pollutants, leading to millions of premature deaths annually and contributing more to glacial melting than carbon dioxide does.
Will this second greatest cause of global warming be regulated at Paris? Vivien hunts down the answers with scientists Gerard Wedderburn Bisshop, David Karoly and Malte Meinshausen. Plus Jonathan Mingle is interviewed by Alex Smith.

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Further Reading:

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World Food Day
Reducing Short-lived Climate Pollutants Can Save Lives https://t.co/F6h594BLYb
Over 3.5 million per year. And we know how to do it.
(https://twitter.com/jonmingle/status/657211408883560448?s=02)
Here is the link to the paper we published backing up the BZE work - http://ijc.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.185/prod.269

Goodbye Coal: The Campaign to Close Hazelwood

This show was broadcast on Mon 19th October 2015

Tonight we'll hear about a successful campaign to close down the Anglesea coal mine, Barrister Andrew Laird will be discussing that issue.
And then we hear from Greens MP's Adam Bandt, Ellen Sandell, and John Grimes from the Australian Solar Council. The campaign to close down the Hazelwood power station gaining momentum and they want your supprt.

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Further Reading:
http://www.lockthegate.org.au/never_again?utm_campaign=george_vigils&utm_medium=email&utm_source=lockthegate

http://www.peoplesclimate.org.au/melbourne

http://www.peoplesclimate.org.au/film_screenings?utm_medium=email

Psychology for a Safe Climate

This show was broadcast  on Mon 12th October 2015
How are we coping with climate fuelled disasters? How can we cope better? Why are so many still in denial?
Listen to Psychologists for a safe climate shrink the problem.
Hear from Lyn Bender, Charles Le Feuvre, Susie Burke, and Sue Pratt.

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