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In this shortened version of the original recording, each day leading up to COP26 in Glasgow, we will hear the response from these women to the question: If women's voices were equally represented at COP26 what difference would it make? Sumita Singha OBE RIBA, Director, Ecologic Architects; Founder, Architects for Change Integrating sustainable design and public engagement. https://www.ecologicarchitects.com https://www.architecture.com/about/riba-board/advisory-groups www.SHEchangesclimate.org
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The boys are back in podcast town with eight more fantastic Pavement tunes to pore over and for the first (and last) time in podcast history, Mark is the show's host! Will he be as successful as Chris or will Paul regret everything (again)?Plenty to discuss in this episode including Paul vs Mark in the upcoming landmark Internet court case, what Chris got for Christmas in 1992, how dreadful Edinburgh really is and, of course, another secret recording from the Terror Twilight sessions. Follow us on Twitter: @ConundrumPod
At COP26 in Glasgow in the first two weeks of November, government officials from around the world will gather to discuss plans for achieving the Paris agreement on climate change. A key issue on the table is Article 6, which involves international cooperation through carbon markets. In this episode of ESG Insider, we talk with Kelley Kizzier, who was a lead Article 6 negotiator at previous COP gatherings, including in 2015 when countries reached the Paris agreement on climate change. Kelley, who is currently vice president for global climate at the Environmental Defense Fund, also recently joined the board of directors of the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets. Kelley explains why Article 6 matters to companies and investors. She also outlines how Article 6 could affect voluntary carbon markets, where companies buy carbon credits to help meet their net zero goals. To learn more about carbon markets and the role of Article 6, listen to the latest episode of the Platts Future Energy podcast from our colleagues at S&P Global Platts. https://www.spglobal.com/platts/en/market-insights/podcasts/platts-future-energy/101221-cop26-paris-agreement-article-6-voluntary-carbon-markets-carbon-footprint-emissions Photo credit: Getty Images
This is a sample of the Munk Members-Only Podcast. The program provides listeners with a focused, half-hour masterclass on the big issues, events and trends driving news and current events. The show features Janice Gross Stein, the founding director of the Munk School of Global Affairs and bestselling author, in conversation with Rudyard Griffiths, Chair and moderator of the Munk Debates. This week's Munk Members podcast explores two topics in the news. First, why are the major advanced economies of the world stimulating asset prices, spending their way into wartime levels of debt but not taxing to raise public revenues to offset the extraordinary costs they have incurred to respond to the pandemic? Is this in any way a serious, sustainable strategy to create stable, equitable and long term economic growth? If not, why have we become so unserious when it comes running our economies and government, and what are potential risks of our current lassie fair approach? And, second, we look ahead to the COP26 meetings starting in Glasgow this weekend. Is the potential for a breakthrough on climate change mitigation over before the conference has started now that China's Xi is signaling that he is unlikely at attend? How much longer are voters in democracies going to tolerate a political class that talks a good game on targets and the need for collective action but seems unwilling or unable to deliver on a substantive agenda that effects real and last change? To access the full length episode consider becoming a Munk Member. Membership is free. Simply log on to www.munkdebates.com/membership to register. Under your membership profile page you will find a link to listen to the full length editions of Munk Members Podcast. If you like what the Munk Debates is all about consider becoming a Supporting Member. For as little as $9.99 monthly you receive unlimited access to our 10+ year library of great debates in HD video, a free Munk Debates book, monthly newsletter, ticketing privileges at our live and online events and a charitable tax receipt (for Canadian residents). To explore you Munk Membership options visit www.munkdebates.com/membership. This podcast is a project of the Munk Debates, a Canadian charitable organization dedicated to fostering civil and substantive public dialogue. More information at www.munkdebates.com.
In this episode of Service Course, Lizzy and Tom speak to two holders of prestigious cycling world records. First up is Ashton Lambie, who at the time of recording is the current holder of the individual pursuit world record, and the first person to go under four minutes in that event. Ashton talks about living in an RV, not wanting to ride for a road team, bench pressing over 300lbs, coffee, bikes, and what to watch on Netflix. Next is Joss Lowden, the new hour record holder. Lizzy caught up with her at the British National Championships, she tells us that she actually broke that record riding one of Ashton's old frames. Finally Tom chats to Anna Lawson, an ironman athlete, about the weird world of bikes used in those competitions, but more importantly her ride to COP26 in Glasgow and the ways that cycling can have a positive impact on climate change. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in Sport. Supersapiens is a continuous glucose monitoring system that helps you make the right fuelling choices. See supersapiens.com For 25% off all your SiS products, go to scienceinsport.com and enter the code SISCP25 at the checkout. This episode is sponsored by NordVPN. Get up to 73% off a two-year plan: go to NordVPN.com/TCP And by LinkedIn Jobs. Recruit the right person for your organisation. Go to linkedin.com/cycle
In Glasgow beginnt Ende Oktober der nächste Klimagipfel. China eskaliert in Taiwan. Polen provoziert die EU. Und die Flüchtlingszahlen steigen wieder. Aber Außenpolitik? Bislang Fehlanzeige bei den Koalitionsgesprächen. Da dreht sich alles nur um Deutschland. Was erwartet die Welt von der Ampel? Wie schaut man in Washington, Moskau oder Peking auf die Koalitionsverhandlungen? Darüber diskutieren wir in "Das Politikteil", dem politischen Podcast von ZEIT und ZEIT ONLINE, diese Woche mit Constanze Stelzenmüller. Sie ist eine der besten Kennerinnen der deutschen Außenpolitik und der transatlantischen Beziehungen und Inhaberin des Fritz-Stern-Chair bei dem renommierten US-Thinktank Brookings in Washington. Stelzenmüller sagt: "Das Interesse daran, was in Deutschland, der Anker-Nation Europas, gerade politisch passiert, ist überall gewaltig." In "Das Politikteil" spricht Constanze Stelzenmüller über die Fehler der Biden-Regierung, erklärt, warum alle Verbündeten von Deutschland mehr strategische Klarheit im Umgang mit China und Moskau erwarten, und sagt: "Das Sondierungspapier spricht eindeutig für künftige Auslandseinsätze." Und sie verrät, wer aus ihrer Sicht als Ministerin oder Minister der Ampel-Koalition für das Auswärtige Amt und das Verteidigungsministerium in Frage kommt. In "Das Politikteil" sprechen wir jede Woche mit einem Gast eine Stunde lang über ein Thema. Abwechselnd moderieren Marc Brost und Ileana Grabitz und Heinrich Wefing und Tina Hildebrandt.
People around the world have been experiencing unprecedented extreme weather events – raging wildfires, killer heatwaves and catastrophic floods. In August, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a new Assessment Report, which UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called “code red for humanity,” adding that alarm bells are deafening and the evidence is irrefutable. Against this backdrop, delegates from across the globe are set to convene for the international climate summit known as COP26, where they're expected to hammer out commitments to reduce carbon emissions in hopes of avoiding the worst impacts of climate disruption. Six years on from the Paris agreement, is there finally enough urgency to turn ambition and promises into action? For transcripts and other information, visit: https://www.climateone.org/watch-and-listen/podcasts Guests: Kate Larsen, Director, International Energy & Climate, Rhodium Group Albert Cheung, Head of Global Analysis, Bloomberg NEF Mitzi Jonelle Tan, Climate Justice Activist, Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines Carlon Zackhras, Marshall Islands youth climate activist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Chính phủ Úc ngày càng chịu nhiều áp lực trong việc quyết định hành động về biển đổi khí hậu vốn gây nhiều chia rẽ, trước cuộc họp thượng đỉnh về khí hậu sắp tới tại Glasgow. Nay áp lực đó cũng xuất hiện trên mặt ngoại giao, với một trong các nhà ngoại giao hàng đầu của Mỹ cảnh cáo rằng, chỉ cam kết việc thải khí bằng không vào năm 2050 tại hội nghị COP-26, có thể không đủ. Trong khi đó một phúc trình mới xếp hạng Úc đứng cuối trong các nước phát triển khi Úc hứa hẹn và hành động để giảm bớt khí thải, với một phát hiện khi Tổng Trưởng Năng Lượng bác bỏ chuyện nầy và cho đó là ‘hoàn toàn rác rưởi'.
In this shortened version of the original recording, each day leading up to COP26 in Glasgow, we will hear the response from these women to the question: If women's voices were equally represented at COP26 what difference would it make? Alexis McGivern, 2+1 MPhil-MBA Candidate, University of Oxford, Co-Founder, 26,000 Climate Conversations Campaign Be part of the climate conversations community. https://talkclimatechange.org Alexis McGivern www.SHEchangesclimate.org
As Joe Biden gears up for his trip to Glasgow for the Cop26 summit, Senator Joe Manchin continues to try to water down the reconciliation bill, which as it stands includes transformational provisions to stem the adverse affects of the climate crisis. Joan Greve and Oliver Milman look at the potential fallout for the world if Manchin gets his way. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
Sustainably generated hydrogen has great promise as a fuel where electricity alone won't suffice, but the road to its broad adoption remains complicated for investors to navigate. ----- Transcript -----Jessica Alsford Welcome to Thoughts on the Market. I'm Jessica Alsford, Global Head of Sustainability Research at Morgan Stanley. Ed Stanley And I'm Ed Stanley, Head of Thematic Research at Morgan Stanley. Jessica Alsford And today on the podcast, we're going to be talking about the investment implications of hydrogen. It's Thursday, October the 21st at 3:00 p.m. in London. Jessica Alsford So Ed, hydrogen has been something we've been looking at for some time, given its potential role in a low carbon economy. So why is it that the debates around green hydrogen seem to have intensified over the last 6 to 12 months? Ed Stanley Great question. Massive, centralized support and road mapping in the form of the European Hydrogen Strategy and the US Infrastructure Bill simultaneously thrust hydrogen to center stage around the world. Ed Stanley But the froth has come and gone to some extent from most of these hydrogen names. And so now it's a really interesting time to be relooking at the space from a stock picking perspective. The number of dedicated hydrogen thematic funds is really beginning to accelerate as well. We've reached 10 hydrogen funds in Europe from only 1 two years ago, and many of the pure play equities that these funds are or will be buying are pretty illiquid, which we expect will lead to further volatility in due course for single name equities. The electrolyzer stocks are up to two thirds of their highs, so the reason why now is that as the market froth subsides, we're beginning to see these thematic alpha opportunities all the way along the supply chain in hydrogen. Jessica Alsford Now, projections by the Hydrogen Council suggest that green hydrogen could enable a global emissions reduction of around 6 gigatons by 2050 - so almost 10% of current global emissions. It also has the potential for unlocking something like 30 million jobs and $2.5T of associated revenues. And yet, despite this huge potential, it does feel that we're still at a very early stage. So why is that? What are some of the challenges around the wider adoption of green hydrogen? Ed Stanley That's right, and I don't think you can fault the ambition. The Hydrogen Council, as you mentioned, is over 200 member companies and they have a clearly defined goal and they're pulling in the same direction. And increasingly, governments are also walking the talk. I guess, though, when you ask our analysts what the greatest hindrances are, if I had to boil them down to two factors, it would be these: first, the lack of standards, and that really means we have dual investment and thus potentially wasted investment going on as each stakeholder has their own vested interests on whether to use PEM or alkaline electrolysis, for example; or whether to retrofit existing pipe networks or to rebuild from scratch. So, a lack of agreement on these dichotomies is a risk of diluting the early stage growth and investment. Ed Stanley And the second is much simpler, actually, it's economics. Costs for renewable energy, predominantly wind and solar, that feed these very power hungry upstream electrolyzers have fallen substantially in cost - over 90% decline in 10 years. But it still requires cost per unit breakthroughs across the rest of the supply chain; from ammonia, for example, or redesigning jet engines to make it viable, particularly for publicly listed companies to make the necessary investments. Ultimately, we should probably expect very generous subsidies for some time if we are to hit that 6 gigatons value, you mentioned. Jessica Alsford So there are challenges, but also clearly opportunities as well. Where do you think the most value can be created and how should investors participate in this market? Ed Stanley Again, our analysts obviously have their own single stock preferences, of course. But if I were to take a step back and look at the supply chain holistically, it's a question of relative risk reward. For example, upstream, some electrolyzer names have over 100% upside in our view, but that has to be taken in the context of an ongoing debate, as I mentioned, into which electrolyzer technology will become the industry standard, and so at risk potentially putting all your eggs in one basket. At the other end of the spectrum, downstream, rail and aviation has potential, but with extremely long time horizons, which risk compounding forecasting errors several decades away. Ed Stanley So in my mind, some of the best plays are midstream - the chemical names, for example, with best-in-class green ammonia platforms. And you can see that in their excellent intellectual property positioning relative to the rest of the supply chain. Other subsectors include the inspection companies, which will benefit to the tune of 0.5% to 1% of all global hydrogen capex being spent on safety testing. And that's irrespective of which technology or country is the first to roll out. And we don't believe some of those fundamentals are being priced in. So given there's a still very high degree of uncertainty as this technology rolls out, our preference is for midstream and particularly technology and country agnostic companies. Ed Stanley On that note, hydrogen is obviously only one of a handful of decarbonization tools. So, what else do you think has promise in the decarbonization outlook? Jessica Alsford Yes, you're right, Ed. And if we are to achieve a net zero scenario by 2050 and achieve the Paris Agreement, then we need to deploy a range of different strategies. Now one of them may be renewables from a power generation perspective. Solar wind is already economically viable, and we expect to see a huge amount of roll out of renewable power capacity over the coming decades. Elsewhere, we need to see electrification of certain types of energy. The great example being on the auto side as you see movement from the combustion engine to electric vehicles. And though again, although adoption rates are still very low, the stimulus has been set. The policy is outlined to really incentivize this drive from the combustion engine to an EV. So, we're very confident it is only a matter of time before you see that greater adoption of EVs globally. Jessica Alsford Then we come on to some of the more innovative technologies. I think CCS - carbon capture and storage - is a great example of this. Just a few years ago, it was really viewed quite negatively as essentially CCS allows you to still use fossil fuels, whether that be in power generation or in industrial processes like steel and cement manufacturing. But I think now there is a greater acceptance that in some situations we're not going to be completely able to remove all fossil fuels, and so by using CCS technology, you can allow coal/gas to be used, but without emissions as a result of that. And so, I do think that CCS is a really interesting technology to also watch alongside hydrogen as an enabler of a low carbon economy. Ed Stanley That's very clear. And I guess the timing is very opportune to speak to you today because COP26 is approaching. And so, I'm keen to find out from you, what do you think we will see from the world leaders or even corporates in terms of decarbonization pledges? And what impact could that have ultimately on the market for hydrogen longer term? Jessica Alsford Absolutely. So COP26 starts on the 31st of October in Glasgow. It has been delayed since last year because of the pandemic. Two things that I'd particularly point to is, first of all, we would expect many world leaders to step up and announce more ambitious carbon reduction targets. Not everyone currently has a 2050 net zero ambition. And we also now need to see that shorter term trajectory about how are we're going to get there at the right pace of decarbonization as well. So, 2030 reduction targets is also something that we'll be looking for at COP. Jessica Alsford The second area I'd point to is then in terms of global carbon markets. So, the EU has been leading the way for a long time in terms of establishing a very broad and effective carbon market through the Emission Trading Scheme. However, in order to really, again accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy, we need to see a broader adoption of higher carbon taxes, higher carbon prices globally. And why is this important for hydrogen? Well, one of the ways I think that you can really incentivize adoption of hydrogen is to make the higher carbon incumbent alternatives more expensive, and you can do that by pricing carbon at a much higher level. Jessica Alsford So I think the combination of more ambitious carbon reduction targets and more acceptance of the need for higher carbon taxes could be two positive catalysts for hydrogen at COP26. Jessica Alsford Ed, thanks for taking the time to talk today. Ed Stanley Great speaking with you, Jess. Jessica Alsford As a reminder, if you enjoy Thoughts on the Market, please do take a moment to rate and reviews on the Apple Podcasts app. It helps more people to find the show.
Charles Hay, the United Kingdom's High Commissioner to Malaysia, addresses Malaysia's policy vacuum and political and business uncertainty from the perspective of British investment even as Glasgow welcomes the world to UK soil for COP26 to debate what detractors suggest are global environmental goals that are probably too ambitious to be achieved. Image credit: Shutterstock.com
Stephen Sackur speaks to Australian billionaire mining magnate Andrew Forrest who is using a chunk of his fortune to push a green, hydrogen-based energy solution. In the run up to the Glasgow climate change summit his conversion to decarbonisation is timely but is it credible?
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has finally confirmed that he will be attending the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow in November.Morrison is under pressure, both from voters and Australia's international allies, to publicly support a commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. But his coalition partners, the Nationals, are yet to support the policy - and some in the minor party are pushing hard against it. Today, columnist for The Saturday Paper Paul Bongiorno on the Coalition's war over net zero, and how Barnaby Joyce's National party is holding the country's future to ransom.Guest: Columnist for The Saturday Paper, Paul Bongiorno See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
durée : 01:00:02 - Le 13 / 14 - par : Bruno DUVIC - Alors que les dirigeants du monde se retrouvent le 31 octobre à Glasgow pour tenter de "reprendre le contrôle du climat", France Inter consacre une nouvelle journée spéciale au changement climatique. A cette occasion, le 13-14 s'est rendu à Nîmes, victime et résiliente face aux inondations.
Concerns are growing that the big climate conference in Glasgow next month will not do enough to avert climate breakdown. Obstacles to progress include international tensions between the US and China, and between the UK and Europe. Someone who knows first hand how hard it can be to make climate negotiations succeed in such conditions is Connie Hedegaard. In 2009 Connie presided over the Copenhagen climate conference that ended in rancour — and left Europe on the sidelines. Connie went on to become the first European commissioner for climate action at the European Commission where she used her role to help put global climate talks back on track. Among Connie's most urgent messages to policymakers ahead of Glasgow is to resist the temptation to derail the incipient green transition in response to skyrocketing energy prices. She warns that delays risk stoking further disenchantment with democracy — and could usher in a new era of radicalisation in Europe. For more episodes, visit us at EU Scream. Support the show (https://euscream.com/donate/)
Pacific islands played a key role in establishing the 2016 Paris climate accords, but ahead of COP26 in Glasgow, a third of island nations won't be able to send a full delegation, if at all. Will the voices of a region, who are among the most vulnerable from climate change, still be heard?
Slam return to their own radio show with a live mix recorded at their Return To Mono night at Glasgow's Sub Club - a night they played alongside Blasha & Allett + Mani Dee. The mix contains many tracks from their recent "Louder Than Chaos" project on Soma, which are a set of collaborations produced during lockdown with artists such as 9x9's, Hector Oakes, Optic Nerve, Perc, Rebekah, AnD + Amelie Lens - some of which are already released and others due to surface in the very near future. Tracklist via -Spotify: http://bit.ly/SRonSpotify -Reddit: www.reddit.com/r/Slam_Radio/ -Facebook: bit.ly/SlamRadioGroup Archive on Mixcloud: www.mixcloud.com/slam/ Subscribe to our podcast on -iTunes: apple.co/2RQ1xdh -Amazon Music: amzn.to/2RPYnX3 -Google Podcasts: bit.ly/SRGooglePodcasts -Deezer: bit.ly/SlamRadioDeezer Keep up with SLAM: fanlink.to/Slam Keep up with Soma Records: fanlink.to/SomaRecords For syndication or radio queries: email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org Slam Radio is produced at www.glowcast.co.uk
The United Nations climate summit in Glasgow is fast approaching, and while Prime Minister Scott Morrison has now confirmed he'll attend, it's still unclear whether he will commit Australia to net zero by 2050. - オーストラリアが2050年までの実質ネットゼロを目標に掲げれば、石炭業界の終わりは予想よりも早く訪れるとの声が上がっています。
Khi các cuộc đàm phán quan trọng về khí hậu sắp xảy ra tại Glasgow, ước tính cứ mỗi giây lại có một người bị lưu lạc do tác động của hiện tượng ấm lên toàn cầu. Mực nước biển dâng cao, hỏa hoạn, lũ lụt và các thảm họa khác sẽ ngày càng khiến người dân không còn lựa chọn nào khác ngoài việc phải bỏ nhà ra đi. Nhưng họ sẽ đi về đâu? Theo các đạo luật và chính sách nào? Và có nhận được biện pháp bảo vệ nào hay không? Những câu hỏi này được đặt ra tại một hội nghị quốc tế kéo dài ba ngày trong tuần này.
With the Global Climate Summit around the corner, countries and corporations are making major announcements for climate action. As our Senior Science Policy Director J. Drake Hamilton prepares to travel to Glasgow to attend the summit, we sat down with her for a behind-the-scenes look at what to expect at this year's United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), the role that Minnesota plays in the whole process, and which local businesses are leading the climate action charge in our state.Listeners can stay up to date on Fresh Energy's work via our once monthly email list, blog at www.fresh-energy.org, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter. You can support Fresh Energy's work for a clean energy Minnesota by making a donation today!
Michel Detheux is the co-founder, President, and CEO of iTeos Therapeutics, and has held the role of CEO since the company's inception in 2012. He previously served as a director at Ludwig Cancer Research from December 2010 to March 2012. Prior to that, Michel worked in various scientific and business development roles at Ogeda (f/k/a Euroscreen). He has also held roles concurrent to his time at iTeos, including Founder and Managing Director of MG6A Bioconsulting SPRL, Director of the Board at BioWin, and Board Member at Immune Health. He studied at Université Catholique de Louvain, receiving his undergraduate degree and his PhD in biochemistry there, before doing his post-doc in parasitology at University of Glasgow and receiving a business certificate from Solvay Brussels School. Michel holds a degree in biochemistry and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Université Catholique de Louvain and a business certificate from Solvay Business School.
In this episode of the McKinsey Global Institute's Forward Thinking podcast, co-host Janet Bush speaks with Guntram Wolff, the director of Bruegel, which is regularly ranked one of the top global think tanks. In early 2021, he was appointed to a new G-20 panel on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response. Wolff discusses the challenge of being better prepared for future pandemics, climate risk in the run-up to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, and prospects for Europe's economies as they begin to recover from the shock of the pandemic. He answers questions including the following: — With your economist's hat on, if you had to choose, what would be the one insight you would take away from the pandemic? — What is the aim of the High Level Independent Panel on Financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response? — Is the balance of incentives tipping in the right direction for an effective response to climate change? — Is Europe in good shape to recover from the pandemic? — How could the tapering of pandemic-related economic support work with the very large economic imbalances between Northern and Southern Europe? This conversation was recorded in September 2021. To read a transcript of this episode, visit: https://mck.co/GuntramWolff Follow @McKinsey_MGI on Twitter and the McKinsey Global Institute on LinkedIn for more. Read more > Listen to the podcast (duration: 29:18) >
A.M. Edition for Oct. 20. Leaders gathering in Glasgow for COP26 are hoping to strike a deal that will keep the climate targets of the Paris agreement within reach. But as WSJ's Matthew Dalton explains, the price for getting developing nations on board has skyrocketed. And WeWork is once again trying to go public. WSJ's Caitlin Ostroff discusses the company's SPAC plans and its new, lower valuation. Peter Granitz hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Former Scottish Conservative leader – the recently ennobled Baroness Davidson of Lundin Links - will be giving her maiden speech in the House of Lords on Friday as part of a debate on assisted dying. She used to be against amending the law on assisted dying but had a change of heart last year. She explains why to Emma. The Home Secretary Priti Patel has requested an urgent update from the police following a spate of recent cases where women's drinks have been spiked. With multiple reports also emerging of women being spiked by injection in clubs in Glasgow and Nottingham, journalist and author Lucy Ward last night shared texts from her student daughter on Twitter- Lucy speaks to Emma. Are you a keen knitter? Have you ever considered that patterns for knitting your jumpers, hats or gloves could be seen as having parallels to computer coding? Do we undervalue the scientific aspects of some female-dominated skills? Emma speaks to Shetland knitter and pattern writer Hazel Tindall - aka World's Fastest Knitter - and to Sue Montgomery, who went viral in 2019 for knitting data into a shawl. Women Talk Back, a feminist society at Bristol University is filing a legal case today against Bristol Students' Union, after they say they were sanctioned by the union for running women-only meetings. This issue came to a head last March when they refused admission at one of their events to a trans woman. Raquel Rosario Sanchez is the President of the group and joins Emma. A company that speed-grows coral in the Bahamas is among the winners of the inaugural Earthshot Prize – the new annual awards created by the Duke of Cambridge to reward people trying to save the planet. There were five winners announced at the star-studded ceremony in London on Sunday, each receiving £1m. Alannah Vellacott is Coral Vita's Coral Restoration Specialist and takes Emma through the process and why it's so important.
Hội nghị thượng đỉnh khí hậu COP26 sẽ diễn ra hai tuần ở Glasgow với sự tham dự của các nhà lãnh đạo thế giới, và Thủ tướng Anh Boris Johnson sẽ chủ động đề ra các mục tiêu khó khăn hơn thúc đẩy các quốc gia cùng hưởng ứng. Thế nhưng cùng lúc đó thì ở thị trấn Whitehaven của Anh chỉ cách Glasgow vài giờ lái xe về phía nam một kế hoạch xây dựng một mỏ than sâu mới - sau 30 năm đóng cửa các hầm mỏ, đang được xem xét.
Sự chậm chạp dềnh dàng đang diễn ra trong quốc hội khi bàn đến chính sách Khí hậu Liên bang. Phó Thủ tướng cam kết sẽ đưa ra quan điểm về chính sách Quốc gia vào cuối tuần này, chỉ vài ngày trước khi ông Scott Morrison lên đường dự hội nghị khí hậu thượng đỉnh tại Glasgow. Úc cần một tiếng nói đồng thuận về các mục tiêu trước khi Thủ tướng có thể thay mặt quốc gia đưa ra các cam kết với thế giới.
A ton of alcohol delivery services have popped up across the country during the pandemic. They can be super convenient - but some people are worried they could also be damaging and even fatal. Young people all over the world are getting ready to protest at Glasgow's climate conference, including a 16-year-old climate activist from the US. Plus, while Canberra is on track to become the most vaccinated places in the world, remote Indigenous communities are still struggling to get their first jabs. Live guests: Professor Peter Miller, alcohol and violence researcher at Deakin University Alexandria Villaseñor, American climate activist Professor James Ward, Pitjantjatjara and Nukunu epidemiologist from The University of Queensland
Your life can change in an instant. One minute you are making plans, hanging with friends, and feeling invincible. The next minute you are hit by a drunk driver and paralyzed from the waist down. This is only a part of Marc Brew's story. He would find his way back to dance and become an acclaimed international choreographer and AXIS Dance Company's Artistic Director. In this episode we talk about Marc's life before and after the accident, how his stubbornness helped him heal, using dance as a vehicle to explore his new body, and finding balance to give himself the time and space to just breathe. Please note that since the recording of this episode, it was announced that Marc would be wrapping up his time as Artistic Director of AXIS at the end of 2021 and would be returning to the UK. Check out http://www.marcbrew.com/ to learn more about him. Guest Bio: Acclaimed International choreographer and AXIS Dance Company Artistic Director Marc Brew trained as a professional dancer at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School and The Australian Ballet School. He has been working in the UK and Internationally for over 20 years as a director, choreographer, dancer, teacher and speaker; with the Australian Ballet Company, State Theatre Ballet Company of South Africa, Infinity Dance Theatre, CandoCo Dance Company and AXIS Dance Company. Marc was Associate Director with Scottish Dance Theatre, Associate Artistic Director with Ballet Cymru in Wales and was Associate Artist in 2015 at Tramway Theatre in Glasgow. Since 2008 Marc has been dedicating time to his own choreography with Marc Brew Company and his recent choreographic commissions include San Francisco Ballet School, Dancing Wheels, Scottish Ballet, Ballet Cymru (Wales), YDance (Scotland), AXIS Dance Company (USA), Candoco Dance Company (UK), Touch Compass (NZ), Amy Seiwert's Imagery (USA) and Scottish Dance Theatre (Scotland). Marc was presented with a Centenary Medal for Outstanding Contribution as a dancer and choreographer. His work Remember When was nominated for an Isadora Duncan Dance Award for Best Performance (individual) and his recent solo work For Now, I am… was listed in the Guardians Top 10 Dance Shows for 2016. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Photo: The official logo of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), 2021. The Glasgow COP26 Conference. Elizabeth Peek, Fiscal Times and Fox News. @lizpeek https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/oct/17/cop26-corporate-sponsors-condemn-climate-summit-as-mismanaged
Anche la regina Elisabetta II è sbottata in una conversazione privata giovedì scorso contro chi "parla ma non fa", lamentando di non sapere ancora chi avrebbe partecipato al vertice di Glasgow. Scott Morrison ha confermato la sua presenza il giorno successivo.
Australia correspondent Bernard Keane joins Kathryn to talk about Australia's climate position and the difficulties and disagreements the coalition government is having ahead of COP26 in Glasgow. He'll also talk about whether a national plan for tackling Covid has been ditched in favour of states doing their own thing - and whether that's having the appearance of giving state premiers more powers than they actually have.
Marilyn McKenna lived in Carntyne, a suburban area of Glasgow, north of the River Clyde and to the east end of the city. When she met Stuart Drury it was amazing, he was all she had wanted in a partner. But it wasn't long before she realised that Drury wasn't a dream come true. He was her worst nightmare. Please support my sponsors: Best Fiends Download best fiends free on the apple app store or google play. That's friends without the r, best fiends. Babbel Babbel is offering my listeners six months free with a purchase of a 6-month subscription with promo code TRUECRIME - in one word. Go to uk.babbel.com/play, and use promo code TRUECRIME for an extra six months free. Writing credit: Chris Wood 1, Please buy my book 'Gone Fishing' about the life and crimes of Angus Sinclair. Gone Fishing: The Unsolved Crimes of Angus Sinclair: Amazon.co.uk: Chris Clark, Adam Lloyd: 9781914277221: Books 2, Referenced sites https://www.crimepublishingnetwork.com/ www.patreon.com/uktruecrime https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime 3, Sources
Taking inspiration from President Kennedy's Moonshot which united people around a goal to put man on the moon and spurred the development of new technology in the 1960s, the Earthshot Prize is centred around five simple but ambitious goals for our planet. Chhavi Sachdev announces the winners of the inaugural prize and discusses how smart ideas from individual innovators and small companies can influence the upcoming climate debate at COP26 in Glasgow. Prizes like this prove that there are clever ideas being developed to ease our pressure on the environment, but how can those ideas be harnessed and scaled up to make a big difference globally? Chhavi is joined by Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme and by Juliet Davenport, founder of the green power company Good Energy, to discuss the best ways to make smart ideas part of the solution to the planet's biggest problems. Producer: Alasdair Cross
Episode Three is a deep exploration of John's inner conflicts—his lasting trauma over the Beatles breakup, his susceptibility to Yoko's continuing mind games, and potentially lingering aftereffects of his nightmarish therapy at the hands of Arthur Janov. Primal Scream Therapy is a topic which usually slides under the radar of Beatles discourse—until now. AKOM believes it was catastrophic to John's psyche and the Lennon/McCartney relationship. Ultimately, John chooses not to revive his partnership with Paul McCartney in New Orleans. How does this alter the course of their renewed relationship? And how does John's eventual descent into paranoia and superstition alter both his feelings for and perception of Paul? TW: Psychological abuse, homophobia --- SOURCES Loving John, MAY PANG (1983) John Lennon interview w/ Alan Freeman (January, 1975) May Pang, The Beatles' Biggest Secrets BBC doc (2004) Linda McCartney: A Portrait DANNY FIELDS (2001) “Arthur Janov, 93, Dies; Psychologist Caught World's Attention With ‘Primal Scream'” by Margalit Fox, NEW YORK TIMES (Oct 2, 2017) “On Homosexuality as a Normal Variant of Human Sexuality” (Sunday, January 8, 2012) “On Becoming Homosexual. Is it Becoming?” (Saturday, May 23, 2009) John & Yoko interview, w/ McCabe and Schonfeld (Sept 9, 1971) John & Yoko Interview w/ Howard Smith, (January 23, 1972) Robert Christgau, Village Voice: Living without The Beatles. (September, 1971) Art Garfunkel, Beatles Stories doc (2011) Francis Schoenberger, SPIN MAGAZINE (1975) Letter 204 to Rick Sklar dated July 1975, The John Lennon Letters (2012) Home cassette, recorded for Vin Scelsa at WNEW-FM (Autumn, 1975) Interview w/ Elliot Mintz (January 1, 1976) Klaus Voormann, c/o Memories of John Lennon. (2005) The Beatles (afterword) by Hunter Davies (re-issued version from 1985) John Lennon: The Life by Philip Norman (2008) Man on the Run TOM DOYLE (2013) John Lennon w/ Bob Harris for The Old Grey Whistle Test BBC, (April 18, 1975) Paul McCartney w/ Jay Cocks for Time: McCartney comes back. (May 31st, 1976) Lennon Remembers, Rolling Stone (1970) The Primal Center for Treatment, Training and Research “About John Lennon” (2008) Last Days of John Lennon, FRED SEAMAN (1990) John Lennon interview w/ Barbara Graustark, NEWSWEEK (September 1980) Dakota Days, JOHN GREEN (1983) Paul McCartney, The Adam Buxton Podcast, episode 144 (2020) The Love You Make, Peter Brown (1983) The Beatles Roundup Interview, Theatre Royal, Glasgow, (April 30, 1964) Paul McCartney Reddit chat (December 2020) Jack Douglas to Ben Yakas, Gothamist (July 19, 2016) John Lennon, Interview for Playboy (1980) Jimmy Carter on The Late Show w/ Stephen Colbert (March 31, 2018) PLAYLIST Helen Wheels WINGS Tennessee (demo) JOHN LENNON Letting Go WINGS Bridge on the River Suite WINGS San Ferry Ann WINGS Let Em In WINGS Love JOHN LENNON Beware My Love WINGS Call Me Back Again (live) WINGS
We're less than two weeks away from the big climate change conference in Glasgow, COP 26. Which means news bulletins are heavy with acronyms and jargon that few of us really understand. Eliza wants to rebrand 'net zero' into something that makes a bit more sense. In fact she wants a whole new conversation around climate change and the ways in which we (and the Government) intend to respond to it. Also this week, deadly clashes in Lebanon. And the pros and cons of internet shopping. Thanks for listening! Join the conversation at the Facebook page "LDC Podcast" or email email@example.com
Partidos vuelven a mostrar su falta de consenso de cara a la próxima cumbre por el clima que se celebrará en Glasgow en 13 días. Mañana el gabinete federal se reunirá para considerar el plan.
Jessie in her own words: “It would be a lie to say that I have always been aware of the climate crisis, because I haven't. Frankly, that is the problem. Whilst always enjoying spending time in nature whether that be up at our allotment or walking on the wilds of Dartmoor right on my doorstep, it was only a few years ago that I became aware of the dire straights our climate is in. It was at this moment that like many youth activists, I began to realise that I really had no choice but to fight for it. This didn't mean that it necessarily was something I wanted to do, because most young people just want a care free experience as they grow and develop, and activism is certainly not these things. However, I felt a duty to do this, because the vast majority of adults around me and in society were choosing not to. It was then that I decided to create People Pedal Power and cycle to COP26 both as a personal challenge and as a way to bring the many individuals concerned about the Climate Crisis together. As a way to highlight the power and joy that is created when people come together to create change. I am a youth activist who cares deeply about the power of people to create change and this is exactly what I want People Pedal Power to do. The idea to start the movement came from my fears that more inaction would come from this upcoming COP. I knew that we didn't have time for this to occur, as this summit has to be the one where real change is created, if not by our leaders but by the power of individuals creating collective action. As can be seen from the youth climate movement across the world, individuals really do have the power to create change, and so I decided to harness this! I also believe in the immense power that words and storytelling have in helping us as individual to learn, understand and ultimately engage in the climate crisis. I have been trying to do this for the past 2 years with my monthly newspaper columns and other writing projects which discuss the climate crisis from the youth perspective.” New episodes of the Tough Girl Podcast go live every Tuesday at 7am UK time - Hit the subscribe button so you don't miss out. The Tough Girl Podcast is sponsorship and ad free thanks to the monthly financial support of patrons. Support the mission to increase the amount of female role models in the media. Visit www.patreon.com/toughgirlpodcast and subscribe - super quick and easy to do and it makes a massive difference. Thank you. Show notes Who is Jessie Being interested in the environment Being aware of the climate emergency Wanting to make a difference Being on a learning journey Delaying with climate anxiety and climate grief Is the climate a concern for young people Why it's a split issue Wanting to find your tribe Growing up and being supported by her family Studying for A'Levels at 6th fort What does being a Youth Climate Activist mean How Jessie is driving change Being passionate about writing Hearing from the youth Growing up in the 2000s What is - People Pedal Power What is COP (Conference of the Parties) COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland Adults putting profits before people. Wanting to get the youth voice into the political sphere. Partnering with the Adventure Syndicate How the partnership is going to work Creating a cargo bike relay Why it's not just shouting about what's wrong Why the moment is going to be joyful and highlighting the issues and the way forward How the movement has evolved Getting into cycling and loving the journey The route and the logistics of cycling from Devon to Glasgow Making sure to factor in mental rest Riding 570 miles and hoping the training has paid off Concerns about the journey and thinking about the impact of the weather Dealing with all of the unknowns about the challenge How it's going to work once she's arrived in Glasgow Working with Eco-Schools Wanting to bring more of a youth perspective to the summit Tough Girl Podcast Extra episode coming on the 13th November to follow up with Jessie and her journey. What does Jessie want to happen over the next few weeks. Good luck to Jessie! Social Media People Pedal Power - Demanding Climate action and greener more accessible transport. Website: httpspeoplepeddlepower.wordpress.com/ Instagram: @people_pedal_power The Adventure Syndicate is a collective of extraordinary cyclists who happen to be women and who aim to challenge what others think they are capable of. Website - theadventuresyndicate.com Instagram: @adventuresynd
As world leaders get set to discuss the climate crisis at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, some scientists are betting on virtual reality to make you feel more connected to the state of our seas. We learn more about fostering ocean empathy with Jessica Blythe, assistant professor at the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ont.; Dr. Erika Woolsey, a marine biologist and a visiting scholar at the Stanford University Virtual Human Interaction Lab in California; and Lasse Gustavsson, president and CEO of Oceanwise, an ocean conservation organization based in B.C.
After more than a decade of climate wars in this country, the Morrison government appears on the verge of locking in a target of net zero emissions by 2050 to take to the Glasgow climate summit. But the Nationals haven't made the process easy, with threats MPs could quit federal cabinet or even cross the floor. Today on Please Explain, chief political correspondent David Crowe joins Bianca Hall to discuss the junior Coalition partner's horse-trading over emissions reductions. Subscribe to The Age & SMH: https://subscribe.smh.com.au/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We report from the Countdown summit in Edinburgh where fresh ideas to fight climate change are taking centre stage ahead of the UN climate talks, starting in Glasgow later this month. Vivienne Nunis hears from the business leaders and scientists coming up with new ways to cut carbon emissions in some of the world's dirtiest industries. Mahendra Singhi is the boss of Dalmia Cement, one of India's biggest cement manufacturers. He tells us how his company plans to become carbon neutral by 2040. In the accessories market, Modern Meadow co-founder Andras Forgacs and CEO Anna Bakst explain how their plant-based leather alternative could shake up fashion supply chains. And what if cows everywhere could be made to emit lower levels of methane when they burp? Biologist Ermias Kebreab says adding seaweed to their diet could be key. Producer: Sarah Treanor Image: A cow chewing cud. Credit: Getty