This January, ditch the deprivation and build a wellbeing economy. Good for you, good for your loved ones, good for the planet. Activist and philosopher Liz Zeidler joins Climate Curious’ Maryam Pasha and Ben Hurst to share what a wellbeing economy is, why it’s an urgently needed sustainable model that can help us reverse climate change, and how you can get involved.
How to solve a man-made problem? Gender equality! Tune in with Climate Curious expert, Dr. Amiera Sawas, the Director of Programmes and Research at Climate Outreach to understand how climate change affects genders differently.
Why the blame game won’t work in climate and what to say instead during those pesky holiday season climate conversations, with atmospheric scientist, author, TED speaker and one of TIME’s 100 most influential people, Katharine Hayhoe on the Climate Curious podcast by TEDxLondon.
Young people aren’t just a piece of the puzzle when it comes to climate action, they should be picking the puzzle, says Shiv Soin, Executive Director of Treeage and the Youth Lead at TED Countdown. On this week’s Climate Curious tune in with Maryam Pasha and Ben Hurst live from TED Countdown to discover how youth-led climate action truly is the future (yes, it’s cliché, but it’s true!), how making our cities liveable and healthy inspires him, and how he’s connecting youth organisers all over the world to strengthen the movement.
86% of everything trapped in our atmosphere comes from three things: oil, gas, and coal AKA fossil fuels, so why has the phrase been strangely invisible in global climate negotiation and climate policy? Here to explain is Tzeporah Berman, the chair of the Fossil Fuel Non-proliferation Treaty Initiative.
Dough, dosh, moolah: we all want it. But how can it benefit both our wallet, and the wider world? Here to share the answer is Anneka Deva, the lead at Money Movers. Tune in to learn how she’s helping create a movement of over 30,000 women to move 1 billion pounds for climate action.
Money makes the world go round. But when it comes to women, we’re not engaging with one of the most powerful climate actions out there: our finances. A story of gender equity and climate justice in action, this week’s Climate Curious by TEDxLondon shares how Anneka Deva is growing Money Movers, a movement of 1000s of women coming together around dinner tables and Zoom rooms to help each other move their money for the planet. Tune in with co-hosts Maryam Pasha and Ben Hurst to learn how Anneka hopes to collaborate with women to shift £1billion to green investments by 2030 and show that women can be a powerful force for climate action.
We all know we’re in a climate emergency, but what’s the timeline looking like? Here to share a prediction of what the next seven years will look like is Mark Campanale, the founder of non-profit think tank, Carbon Tracker Initiative. Tune in to learn how we can solve this, and why there’s so much to look forward to in our lifetime, including free energy!
A ‘list to rule all lists’ is helping citizens and organisations hold polluters, governments and greenwashers accountable, says Carbon Tracker’s executive director Rob Schuwerk on TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious. Data, transparency, accountability – we’ve all heard the buzzwords – but this initiative actually gives us some serious teeth to cut through endless pledges, dreamy statements and downright greenwashing. Tune in with co-hosts Maryam Pasha and Ben Hurst to learn why polluters like to keep people in the dark, how open-sourced data can help us hold harmful players to account, and why the end is in sight for fossil fuels. Bye bye big oil!
Ever feel totally overwhelmed by the climate crisis, and like it’s too complicated an issue to solve? That’s because it’s a wicked problem: an interdependent problem that can feel impossible to solve. TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious podcast catches up with neuroscientist specialising in polarisation, Dr. Kris De Meyer, about what a wicked problem is, and how it can make you feel like you can’t drive change, all in under 5-minutes!