Defy Greenwash with Guy Pearse’s new book

Guy Pearse is a Research Fellow at the Global Change Institute at the University of Queensland and the author of High & Dry (2007), Quarterly Essay 33, Quarry Vision (2009) and he is well known for uncovering the dirty tactics of the “Greenhouse Mafia” or big polluters on the Howard government's climate polcies. His latest [...]

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Prof Ian Simmonds on melting permafrost and the latest climate science

Professor Ian Simmonds of the School of Earth Sciences at The University of Melbourne is an expert in climate science and  atmospheric carbon dioxide and methane budgets. His recent research has focused on the dramatic record melting permafrost in the Arctic and extreme weather events relating to climate change. Loss of sea ice contributes to [...]

By | 2017-11-10T16:42:21+00:00 08 Dec 2012|BZE Radio, Podcast|Comments Off on Prof Ian Simmonds on melting permafrost and the latest climate science

Health Effects of Coal

BZE Radio talks about coal and health to: Paul Cleary, author of the book “Mine Field” Associate Prof Ruth Colagiuri, and Dr Merryn Redenbach BZE Radio: Nov 2012: Podcast: Paul Cleary is author of the book “Mine Field” about dark side of the coal rush and of "Too Much Luck". He served as [...]

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Climate Change and Australian Wildlife

Animal Planet - How Climate Change and Urbanisation are Affecting Australian Wildlife Beyond Zero talks to experts from around the country about what is happening to Australia's native flora and fauna amidst rapid climate change and urbanisation. Over the hour we delve into the forecast for 2030 in which Australian is hotter by more than [...]

By | 2017-11-10T16:40:08+00:00 17 Nov 2012|BZE Radio|Comments Off on Climate Change and Australian Wildlife

Pooran Desai OBE, BioRegional & BedZED eco-village

Pooran Desai OBE is Co-founder of BioRegional and International Director of One Planet Communities, not-for-profit organisations creating an initiative of practical projects and partnerships that demonstrate how we can live within our fair share of the earth’s resources. Pooran Desai and Sue Riddlestone also created BedZED (Beddington Zero Energy Development), the UK’s first and best-known [...]

By | 2017-11-10T16:38:04+00:00 27 Oct 2012|BZE Radio|Comments Off on Pooran Desai OBE, BioRegional & BedZED eco-village

BZE interview Gerard Wedderburn-Bisshop on climate change, deforestation and land use

Beyond Zero's Scott Bilby and Andrew Longmire speak to Gerard Wedderburn-Bisshop, from Queensland's Department of the Environment, on the relationship between climate change, deforestation and land use. This interview was originally aired in November 2011. http://www.designforclimate.bisshop.com www.worldPreservationFoundation.org http://bze.org.au/land-use-agriculture-and-forestry/ For a recent update with Gerard on the ZCA Land Use Plan, listen to the podcast from [...]

By | 2017-07-31T22:45:37+00:00 14 Oct 2012|BZE Radio, Land Use Paper|Comments Off on BZE interview Gerard Wedderburn-Bisshop on climate change, deforestation and land use

Port Augusta – Here We Come

Something thrilling is happening in South Australia. They’ve already passed the government’s targets for renewable energy through wind and NOW they are hoping to build Australia's first Solar Thermal Power Plant.The campaign is led by Beyond Zero Emissions, the Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC) and 100% Renewables with support from the Climate and Health Alliance [...]

By | 2017-11-10T11:37:08+00:00 08 Oct 2012|BZE Radio, Concentrated solar thermal, Pt Augusta Plan|Comments Off on Port Augusta – Here We Come

How old will you be in 2050?

Whether it’s marching from Port Augusta to Adelaide or getting a sustainability group going at school, young people have the energy and new ideas we need to get moving on climate action. BZE’s Beth Shepherd and Sally Wilmott bring you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6z1c8vH8c Aaron Morellini on the big Solar Walk to repower Port Augusta. Further information can [...]

By | 2017-11-10T11:34:29+00:00 27 Sep 2012|BZE Radio|Comments Off on How old will you be in 2050?

Carbon Rations

    War time food stamps and drought time water rations are something we’ve lived with. What would happen if we lived within a carbon budget?  Would this equitable scheme energise the whole population to take climate change solutions seriously? Many people have told us it’s an idea before its time. What do you think? [...]

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“JEREMIAH” – The Big Picture

When Jeremiah gave his analysis of the situation to the king, he recklessly  tore it up and threw it in the fire. Are we like that, rejecting the truth about climate and “brightsiding “our way over a cliff? Why are people switched off or complacent about climate change in 2012? What can galvanize us to [...]

By | 2017-11-10T11:31:41+00:00 06 Sep 2012|BZE Radio|Comments Off on “JEREMIAH” – The Big Picture