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Episode 19: Do local elections matter?

27 Apr 2021 | 12.78 MB MP3 file
On 6 May, communities across Wales and much of England will be voting in a series of elections for their next Metro Mayor, local council and Senedd representatives.
We speak to Connie and Jackie, local campaigners in Friends of the Earth's network of grassroots groups, to find out what they want local candidates to prioritise and what they're doing to make sure climate is a priority for all parties.

Mini-series: A better future, episode 3

01 Apr 2021 | 19.31 MB MP3 file
A green, low-carbon future means new jobs and industries that are good for the environment and the people in them. But what counts as a green job, how do you get one, and what should government be doing to create more?

Louisa and Danny chat to Clare Linton from Urban Transport Group and Lola Fayokun from Teach The Future about how to get a green job.

Mini-series: A better future, episode 2

03 Mar 2021 | 23.15 MB MP3 file
Part of our plan for building a greener and fairer future as we recover from the pandemic is to fix the broken economy. But what's broken about it? What might a different approach look like? And what difference would that actually make to your life?

Fran and Danny talk to Adrienne Buller from think tank Common Wealth to uncover answers to all of these burning questions.

Episode 18: A green and stress-free Christmas

03 Mar 2021 | 23.91 MB MP3 file
The holiday season is barrelling towards us, and it can be a stressful time of year, even as we try to relax.

So, Muna and Louisa speak to Tori Tsui, a climate and mental health activist who is loaded with tips on how we can look after ourselves, each other and the planet as we make it through the final hurdle of 2020.

Head to Instagram to follow Tori @toritsui_ 

Episode 16: How are climate and racism connected?

03 Mar 2021 | 19.22 MB MP3 file
What is environmental justice? How are black and brown communities impacted by climate breakdown differently? Why do equality and anti-racism need to be central to the environmental movement?

Muna chats to MP David Lammy, MEP Magid Magid and activist Mikaela Loach about how climate and race are connected, and what we can do to make the environment movement more inclusive.

Episode 15: Loving fashion and the planet

03 Mar 2021 | 18.03 MB MP3 file
As fashion week draws to a close, we take a look at one of our most problematic faves – new clothes.

Muna and Louisa speak to fashion insiders Ros, from repairwhatyouwear.com  and Marie, founder of CONGREGATIONcollective , to find out what we can do as consumers to push the fashion industry to be better, and what companies and our government should do to make the important changes we need to see.