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The Community Show is a one hour podcast focusing on climate solutions across society locally, regionally and around the globe and goes live every Monday at 5pm. The show aims to provide up-to-date news about community climate solutions and events from around Australia, including interviews with scientists, community and business leaders and economists just to name a few.
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Heatwaves, Nature’s Fury

This show was broadcast on Mon 9th January 2017

Today we rebroadcast a topic that is of timely importance as we head into summer.
Greg Foyster brings us the hot facts about heatwaves. Maggie Baron recalls the devastating impact of one fateful heatwave on her own family.
Stephen Bygrave and Andrew Bray on RET games and how to get with the world trend on renewables.
MONDAY BZE Radio Mon 5-6pm
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09 Jan 2017|Categories: Community Show|

Summer Series – Lifeline for a suicidal world

This show was broadcast on Mon 2nd January 2017

Listen in at 3cr – latest episode from Jan 2.

In conversation with Lyn Bender, Deb Hart and Blair Palese


The title of this broadcast refers to the Pope’s words:
 “We are at the limit of suicide, to say a strong word. Our world is on a suicidal course unless we  pay attention and pull out of this nosedive into the sixth great extinction.”
Our guests joining the show:
Lyn Bender – Former Manager of “Lifeline” Melbourne
Deborah Hart – Climate Angel and author of “Guarding Eden”
Blair Palese – CEO of 350.ORG

 BZE Radio Mon 5-6pm


This special re-broadcast is BZE Radio’s New Year Summer Series producer’s pick. We hope you enjoy.



22 Dec 2016|Categories: Community Show|

Summer Series – Psychologist Per Espen Stoknes on Thinking about Global Warming

This show was broadcast on Mon 26th December 2016

Listen in at 3cr – latest episode

In conversation with Per Espen Stoknes, Lyn Bender, Susie Burke, and with Vivien Langford.

“The more facts that pile up about global warming, the greater the resistance to them grows, making it harder to enact measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare communities for the inevitable change ahead.”

“It is a catch-22 that starts, says psychologist and economist Per Espen Stoknes, from an inadequate understanding of the way most humans think, act, and live in the world around them. With dozens of examples—from the private sector to government agencies—Stoknes shows how to retell the story of climate change and, at the same time, create positive, meaningful actions that can be supported even by deniers.”

This special re-broadcast is BZE Radio’s Christmas Summer Series producer’s pick of the year for 2016. We hope you enjoy.

MONDAY BZE Radio Mon 5-6pm
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22 Dec 2016|Categories: Community Show|

Summer Series – Climate Change is Bigger than Capitalism: George Monbiot

This show was broadcast on Mon 19th December 2016

Listen in from 3cr – latest episode

In this interview (courtesy of The Elephant Podcast and Kevin Kaners), Guardian columnist George Monbiot argues that the climate crisis isn’t just an isolated problem, but one that’s intimately tied to other systemic issues in our societies – from the run-away political power of corporations which are undermining our democracies, to the rampant consumerism culture that dominates the West.

MONDAY BZE Radio Mon 5-6pm
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Heatwave Fact Sheet  (160Kb PDF)

19 Dec 2016|Categories: Community Show|

Summer Series Community – What DO climate scientists get up to in Antarctica?

This show was broadcast on Mon 12th December 2016

We go behind the scenes and talk live to the scientists currently working in and studying the Antarctic. Their work deepens our understanding of the role the region plays in the global climate system, and the implications for marine ecosystems.

Dr David Etheridge – CSIRO
Dr Sue Cook – Glaciologist – University of Tasmania
Prof Tony Worby – CEO

Heatwave Fact Sheet  (160Kb PDF)

MONDAY BZE Radio Mon 5-6pm
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14 Dec 2016|Categories: Community Show|

Summer Series – Guarding Eden: The Climate Angels

This show was broadcast on Mon 5th December 2016

Heatwave Fact Sheet  (160Kb PDF)

What would it take for you to climb an industrial chimney, blockade a coal mine or make a speech to hundreds of people?
The answer for the people in “Guarding Eden” is climate change.

We meet author Deborah Hart and the people who inspire her.

MONDAY BZE Radio Mon 5-6pm
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07 Dec 2016|Categories: Community Show, Podcasts|

ELECTRIC VEHICLES The Future of Transport

BZE Radio: 28November 2016

We talk everything electric and the challenges and opportunities ahead with guests:



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28 Nov 2016|Categories: Community Show|

Marrakech COP22 : UN Climate Conference Global Energy Transition has Started

This show was broadcast on Mon 21st November 2016

We talk COP22 with Professor Martijn Wilder (The Australian National University) who is back from the conference, and Christine Milne who is observing from the sidelines as an international Green. And interview Australian school kids about their thoughts on a renewable future.

MONDAY BZE Radio Mon 5-6pm
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23 Nov 2016|Categories: Community Show|

Forests: The Lungs of Our Planet

BZE Radio: 14 November 2016: Podcast:

Scientists are saying that 50% of the Amazon is facing deforestation by 2020. Louise Boronyak Vasco (UTS: University of Technology Sydney) talks about Amazon Watch – which is advancing the rights of indigenous peoples and protecting their territories to save the Amazon, and the Earth’s climate.

Destruction of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Costs up to US$42 billion in Economic Damages Annually according to a United Nations Environment Programme report. Dr Lindsay Hutley (Charles Darwin University) speaks about this special resource.

Gerard Wedderburn-Bisshop (World Preservation Foundation) talks about land clearing in NSW, QLD and its impact on climate.


From Well to Wheel: The Social, Environmental an Climate Costs of Amazon Crude
(Amazon Watch: September 2016)

14 Nov 2016|Categories: Community Show|

Plutocracy versus Democracy – what future awaits us?


This show was broadcast on Mon 7th November 2016

Christine Milne talks about reclaiming our democracy and John Hewson about how Malcolm Turnbull is drifting dangerously.

Naomi Klein says the corporate media always ask her what is realistic, yet their idea of realism will take us to four degrees. (In an interview from The Elephant – courtesy of Kevin Caners)

Alex Rafalowicz from Climate Action Network Australia talks about how there are only about 50 people employed full time on climate campaigning and this means we are not taking it seriously.

MONDAY BZE Radio Mon 5-6pm

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07 Nov 2016|Categories: Community Show|