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Outrage + Optimism

May 26, 2022

Finally, some optimism for future generations!

First, in Australia, the massive success of the so-called ‘teal’ female candidates, who are not aligned to either of the major political parties, but have essentially swept to power across a number of states. This, along with long-awaited Labour victories…Does this...

May 20, 2022

In this episode, we talk about the impacts of living through a global energy crisis while living through a climate crisis.

Inflation is running at 10% in most major economies, the highest in decades. This is driven primarily by the cost of food and energy. And while most of us are aware of higher prices at the pump and...

May 12, 2022

Cities are where we will lose or win the climate change battle.

Chapter 8 of the IPCC report on mitigation reported that more than half of the global population now lives in cities, and that proportion is expected to grow to about two-thirds by 2050.

That is a lot of people. And that’s a lot of emissions.

As of 2020,...

May 5, 2022

Does Putin’s invasion mark the end of the Fossil Fuel Era?

In this week’s episode we look at how the Russian invasion in Ukraine and subsequent energy crises are impacting energy deals between developed and developing countries ahead of COP27.

We also subject our guest, Kingsmill Bond of RMI, to a round of Paul’s...