We all know riding the tube hurts your ears (ouch) and your feet (standing room only!), but did you know that it may also be hurting your lungs? Tune in to Climate Curious to discover how Tanya Beri, founder at CAIR London, is helping reduce air pollution exposure for London Underground users, plus the best tube line she recommends you ride.
Which fashion companies come top (and bottom) of the Fossil Free Fashion Scorecard? The average grade is a D, says Rachel Kitchin, a campaigner at Stand.Earth on TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious. Tune in to see how you can make more than just a fashion statement with your style choices!
Good news – the solutions we need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with the IPCC’s targets are all invented and available today, says Anand Gopal, the Executive Director of Policy Research at Energy Innovation on TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious. If you’re looking for a solutions-focused debrief of the intense IPCC report published last week, you’re in the right place!
What hope can we take from the intense IPCC report released this week? Climate Curious spoke to five experts to compile our first ever mixtape! A mashup of expert hot takes designed to soothe your soul and raise your spirits. As Isaias Hernandez puts it, “Evidence based hope is not just this wishful type of thinking. It’s actually rooted in this continued momentum of progress that is being made.”
Featuring contributions from:
Mark Dyson, RMI
Isaias Hernandez, environmental educator
Tessa Khan, Uplift
Jessica Kleczka, climate psychologist
Dr. Faith Mwangi Powell, Girls Not Brides
It’s confirmed – players say they want more green content, says Deborah Mensah-Bonsu, the founder of Games for Good on TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious. With more than 3 billion gamers on the planet, plus a tonne of green themed content, tune in to explore the ways in which people are playing for the planet, and how games can help us change the world for the better, together.
Space trash could impact our ability to gather climate data, says former NASA astronaut, Kathy Sullivan, on TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious. As fellow crew members on the spaceship that is planet Earth, tune in to learn about intergalactic waste, why space-based observations are crucial for climate action, and if Kesller syndrome could affect earth’s orbit.
From protecting ancient forests against HS2 to standing up to the CEO of Shell, Scottish #StopRosebank climate campaigner Lauren MacDonald knows a thing or two about climate protest. They join TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious to share why all climate action is equal – it’s the taking part that matters most.
If you’re climate curious, tune in to a one-off special guided meditation with Sister True Dedication, a Zen Buddhist Nun ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh. Whether you’re sitting on a bus, walking down the street or lying on your sofa, take a pause to breathe and be with the environment you find around you. Inhale… exhale… headphones in.
Mindfulness, meditation and active listening can help us take more nourishing climate action, says Sister True Dedication, a Zen Buddhist Nun ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh on TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious. Tune in to learn why good vibes energy is actually the first step to taking impactful climate action – who knew!?
How diverse and inclusive really is the climate sector? Could be better, says Andres Jimenez, executive director at Green 2.0. Tune in to this week’s Climate Quickie to hear some pretty juicy findings from their latest research which shares how diversity, equity and inclusion is going inside some of the big environmental NGOs and foundations. Or not, as you’ll discover…