Great Green Questions

Great Green Questions

By Good Energy

A lighthearted and witty exploration of some of the big questions that come up when trying to 'walk the green line'/ live life green. Hosted by Juliet Davenport, climate scientist, renewable pioneer, businesswoman, environmental activist and founder of the UK’s first 100% renewable electricity company, this podcast invites a panel of comedians and experts to tackle some of the common (and quirky!) questions that pop to mind when trying to live a greener life. Must we forgo flights to fight the big fight? Is being vegan the only way to save the planet? Are bananas bad? This is a lighthearted and digestible exploration into answering the modern world's Great Green Questions.

Episodes

Are We Throwing Away Our Future with Our Food?

A lighthearted and witty exploration of some of the big questions that come up when trying to 'walk the green line'. Helping us tackle the question: 'Are we throwing away our future with our food?', is waste warrior and champion for Fairtrade and food sustainability, Melissa Hemsley, Author and Architect, & TED Talk Star, Carolyn Steel, and Ed Gillespie. Environmental entrepreneur, speaker, writer and futurist. Hosted by Juliet Davenport, climate scientist, renewable pioneer, businesswoman, environmental activist and founder of the UK’s first 100% renewable electricity company, this podcast invites a panel of comedians and experts to tackle some of the common (and quirky!) questions that pop to mind when trying to live a greener life. Topics covered: - What are the potential threats of not addressing food waste? - Corporate sustainability - and should it really be down to the individual - How cities and infrastructure influence how and what we eat - Food literacy, and the fact that so much of what we are talking about relies on people knowing their way around a well stocked, or indeed understocked, kitchen. Can we really crack food waste without cracking cooking skills? - Practical tips for reducing food waste at home including some of Melissa's recipes and tips of where to start - A surprising turn of events for the humble and ever binned banana peel.. and then many, many uses of a cauliflower stem Great Green Questions is powered by Good Energy and produced by Mags Creative, with curation from Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking.
08/04/2155m 13s

Do we need to be frank when talking to children about climate change?

A lighthearted and witty exploration of some of the big questions that come up when trying to 'walk the green line'. Helping us tackle the question: Do we need to be frank when talking to children about climate change?, is comedian Andy Field, Teacher, presenter and star of University challenge Bobby Seagull, and naturalist, conservationist, environmentalist, race activist, writer, speaker and broadcaster Dr Mya-Rose Craig. Hosted by Juliet Davenport, climate scientist, renewable pioneer, businesswoman, environmental activist and founder of the UK’s first 100% renewable electricity company, this podcast invites a panel of comedians and experts to tackle some of the common (and quirky!) questions that pop to mind when trying to live a greener life. Topics covered: The increasing awareness of climate change School Strikes of summer 2020 Eco Anxiety - And how do we help children to manage their anxieties? The role of teachers and parents in the movement. How do we walk the line between empowering and overwhelming children about climate change? How do we provide solutions rather than problems? Great Green Questions is powered by Good Energy and produced by Mags Creative, with curation from Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking.
01/04/2149m 38s

Can you be an environmentalist and still love cars?

A lighthearted and witty exploration of some of the big questions that come up when trying to 'walk the green line'. Helping us tackle the question: Can you be an environmentalist and still love cars?, is comedian Eshaan Akbar and actor, comedian and presenter Robert Llewellyn. Hosted by Juliet Davenport, climate scientist, renewable pioneer, businesswoman, environmental activist and founder of the UK’s first 100% renewable electricity company, this podcast invites a panel of comedians and experts to tackle some of the common (and quirky!) questions that pop to mind when trying to live a greener life. Topics covered: - Whether buying a new EV is actually better than running a diesel car into the ground - Whether or not we even need to own cars - The highs and lows of owning and charging an electric vehicle - Cobalt - Is there a risk that by solving one problem with electrifying transport, we are creating another environmental and social problem? - Formula One racing with EVs Great Green Questions is powered by Good Energy and produced by Mags Creative, with curation from Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking.
25/03/2141m 59s

Introducing Great Green Questions

A lighthearted and witty exploration of some of the big questions that come up when trying to 'walk the green line'/ live life green. Hosted by Juliet Davenport, climate scientist, renewable pioneer, businesswoman, environmental activist and founder of the UK’s first 100% renewable electricity company, this podcast invites a panel of comedians and experts to tackle some of the common (and quirky!) questions that pop to mind when trying to live a greener life. Must we forgo flights to fight the big fight? Is being vegan the only way to save the planet? Are bananas bad? This is a lighthearted and digestible exploration into answering the modern world's Great Green Questions.
11/03/212m 13s
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