BONUS: Striking for the Climate with Greta ThunbergOutrage and Optimism add
On Friday 24th May the second global School Strike for the Climate will take place. In anticipation of this (and in support of it), we bring you a conversation between Christiana and Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg who started the school strike movement in 2018. This conversation was recorded in Davos at the World Economic Forum in January 2019.
Episode 4: Voting for a Future with Jay InsleeOutrage and Optimism add
Christiana, Tom and Paul discuss whether campaigning for strong action on climate change can now actually win elections. We look at what’s happening in Australia and the US in relation to this and we sit down with Jay Inslee. Governor of the State of Washington, Governor Inslee is running for President on a platform of climate action. We hear what his plans are, and why he feels the US is ready for that kind of campaign.
Episode 3: It's an Emergency with William HagueOutrage and Optimism add
This week Christiana, Tom and Paul discuss what has been happening in the UK from mass civil disobedience to the declaration of a climate emergency and the first week without coal since 1882. We then discuss all this with William Hague, former Foreign Secretary under David Cameron and ask him how politicians on the right can get engaged in responding to the climate crisis, and whether he thinks the moment to take to the streets has now arrived.
BONUS: Facing the Extinction Crisis with Jane GoodallOutrage and Optimism add
A UN report has issued humanity with the worst news possible; that a massive extinction spasm is underway and unless we take transformative action, it will unfold in the coming decades. Christiana talks with Jane Goodall about how she has approached 60 years of conservation dealt with persistent set backs and takes inspiration for the task we now have before us.
Episode 2: Outrage and Optimism with Ellie GouldingOutrage and Optimism add
Christiana and Tom meet with Ellie Goulding and discuss how she has worked to integrate her activism and her music, her latest song recorded for the Our Planet documentary, and how young people can manage their mental health in the context of a changing climate.
Episode 1: The Power of Outrage and Optimism with David AttenboroughOutrage and Optimism add
In this first episode, Christiana, Tom and Paul discuss why both outrage and optimism are needed to confront the issues of our time. Following on from this, Christiana and Tom have a discussion with David Attenborough about the school strikes, his career, and how we can use outrage to change the world.
Outrage and Optimism - Coming Soon!Outrage and Optimism add
A new podcast about solving the climate crisis and remaking the world. Hosted by Christiana Figueres, Tom Rivett-Carnac and Paul Dickinson