In July 2023, deep-sea mining will ramp up across the world. It’s been proposed, and opposed, for decades. Climate Curious speaks to Belgian climate activist Adélaïde Charlier about her work as part of the #LookDown campaign to stop this, and how you can support her cause to explore, not exploit, our deep sea oceans.
We need more imperfect environmentalists, says Ava Langridge. Joining Climate Curious to share her journey from The Zero Waste Teen to founder of climate education organisation, Our Youth 4 The Climate, Ava explains how inviting people to delete their emails ignited the next generation of imperfect environmentalists.
Every job can be a climate job, says Kristy Drutman the founder of Browngirl Green and the Green Jobs Board, on the Climate Curious podcast. With the potential for 24 million new green jobs to be created globally by 2030, this episode outlines some different routes for climate careers you might consider taking, and why it’s not just up to the environmentalists, engineers and scientists – there’s plenty room for everyone else, too!
Climate doom and gloom got you feeling like it’s too late? That you wouldn’t know where to start anyways? Or that you’re not an expert, so what’s the point? The narratives we tell ourselves have a powerful role in the climate agency we feel able to take, says Pip Wheaton, Planet & Climate team at Ashoka, based in New Zealand, on Climate Curious by TEDxLondon.
Your gas stove’s gotta go if you want to improve your home’s air quality and protect your health, says Manager in RMI’s Carbon-Free Buildings program, Brady Seals, on the Climate Curious podcast by TEDxLondon. Including four easy tips to reduce your gas exposure at home today: open a window, turn on your extractor fan, cook on the back burner, and get a plug in induction plate or even an air fryer!
Bye bye blue flame, your gas stove has gotta go, says Manager in RMI’s Carbon-Free Buildings program, Brady Seals, on the Climate Curious podcast by TEDxLondon. In conversation with Ben Hurst and Maryam Pasha, Brady explains the success of the induction hob movement so far, and why despite 50 years of research gas stoves are only just getting their comeuppance, and what you can do today to decarbonise your home!
As idyllic as looking after a biodiverse sanctuary in the Philippines sounds, it’s been no walk in the rainforest. This week on Climate Curious by TEDxLondon, we’re joined by Ann and Billie Dumaliang, co-founders of the Masungi Georeserve Foundation. Tune in to learn why nature reserves are under attack, and what you can do to support #SaveMasungi.
Exposing carbon credits, why offsetting isn’t working, with environmental justice advocate, Daze Aghaji. Ever thought it was a bit fishy that you can take a “greener” flight? Or how that corporate event in Las Vegas was magically reduced to a “net zero” impact? You’re not alone. And you’re not wrong! This week on Climate Curious, we’re discussing the murky world of carbon offsets, and why they kinda suck (right now).
B-lines aka insect superhighways are enabling bugs to zip through our cities, feasting on our window boxes, nibbling our herbs and pollinating north, south, east and west! Buglife director Paul Hetherington joins us to explain more about this climate success story, and shares why wasps deserve your love.
Teenage robotics whiz turned custodian of the oceans, Sidhant Gupta, co-founder of Clearbot is going global with his fleet of smart, waste-clearing boats to clean up and decarbonise our oceans. He speaks with TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious to share how a trip to Bali turned into a business idea strong enough to sail the seven seas!