From Seo Taiji to BTS a lot of Kpop lyricism involves depth and speaks out against topics such as capitalism, politics, intergenerational equity, mental health and more. These passionate idols are backed by an even passionate fandom who have been on the forefront of several social justice initiatives- trolling Trump, drowning out racist hashtags on Twitter, educating their friends on cultural appropriation and fighting for climate justice. Tune in as host Sanjana talks to Kpop4Planet organizers Nurul and Dayeon on everything from green streaming and albums to leveraging fan power to mobilize for climate action.
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Ep 13 - Kpop Fandoms Mobilizing Climate Action
24:13From Seo Taiji to BTS a lot of Kpop lyricism involves depth and speaks out against topics such as capitalism, politics, intergenerational equity, mental health and more. These passionate idols are backed by an even passionate fandom who have been on the forefront of several social justice initiatives- trolling Trump, drowning out racist hashtags on Twitter, educating their friends on cultural appropriation and fighting for climate justice. Tune in as host Sanjana talks to Kpop4Planet organizers Nurul and Dayeon on everything from green streaming and albums to leveraging fan power to mobilize for climate action.
Extended Cut Ft. Sabrina Alam [A Case Study On Don't Look Up]
34:57In this episode hosts Hazal Kara and Ayshka Najib chats with guest Sabrina Alam, a scientist working with Space4Climate and the European Space Agency. Sabrina shares with us the projects at Space4Climate and the use of space technology to tackle climate change, how we can bridge the gap between the scientific community and civil society, and her takes on the movie Don't Look Up.
EP 12 - The Representation Of Climate Change In Media [A Case Study On Don't Look Up]
1:41:21In this episode hosts, Hazal Kara and Ayshka break down the nuances behind the various tropes and scenes of Netflix's Don't Look Up movie. They also explore broader topics such as the portrayal of climate change in media, the role of films and art in climate communication followed by a brief discussion on celebrity activistsm.
Climate News In Turkey - Climate Update Ep 13
16:05In this episode host Hazal Kara and guest Hüseynzade discusses the climate crisis in Turkey, some of the main issues fueling the problems there and what the government's response to it is. Note : This episode was recorded on July 22nd of 2021
EP 11 - Health Care And Climate Crisis
52:53In this episode hosts Afrah Qaisar and Tammy Hsu interviews Guest Rhiannon Osborne who is a 5th year medical student based in the UK and is also a climate activist. Rhiannon talks to us on the importance of recognizing the intersections between the health crisis and climate crisis, the lack of training received by med students and health care workers on the climate crisis, mental health in the face of climate change, how to support the work being done by health care professionals advocating for climate action and more! Link to People's Heath Hearing mentioned in the podcast : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchRn0T657YcB4FImxCIhPWmHa7gtm7rxgfFfFMyGA0WzXg1A/viewform Check out Doctors For Extinction Rebellion here : https://www.doctorsforxr.com/
EP 10 - Neurodiversity, Disability And Climate Change
58:10|TW : Ableism| In this episode hosts Grace Yang, Grace Tobin and guest Eden Summerlin share their experiences of being a neurodivergent person and talks about the issues that disabled people experience in the face of climate change. They also dwell into topics such as making the climate movement more inclusive and accessible and why there are many neurodivergent people in the climate movement.
Cyclone Tauktae - Climate Update Ep 12
30:12In this episode Host Mohab Sherif starts of by talking to Sriram from FFFD on cyclones and how they've varied over time. The host then interviews frontline activists Yashna from Youth For Climate India, Dhanashree from Climate Front India and Fariha from FFF Bangladesh. They discuss how the international movement can support and stand in solidarity with the people at the frontline. The episode wraps up with Heather from FFFD who gives us an overview of FFFD's Cyclone Tauktae campaign and how the listeners can support it and take actions.
The G7 Summit - Climate Update Ep 11
17:46In this episode host Nomhle interviews guest George, who is a natural history storyteller, photographer and the producer of the podcast Coffee With Conservationists. George talks to us about the events that took place at Cornwall from 11th to 13th June, what where the outcomes of the summit and what it means for the UK and the other G7 countries on their contribution to climate action as we approach COP 26.
EP 9 - The Big C's : Colonialism, Capitalism and Climate Change
1:29:17In this episode hosts Aishwarya Puttur and Sayma Zaman interviews guests Shik and Timothee Parrique on the relation of colonialism and capitalism to the climate crisis. They break down each of these topics and explore concepts such as degrowth, regeneration, ethical consumption and green capitalism.
The High Speed Railway 2 Project - Climate Update Ep 10
12:33Host Yasmin Gruden interviews Michael Taylor, an Extinction Rebellion activist based in the UK on the proposed HS2 project. The episode provides a brief background on the project and explores its impacts on the environment, economy and society.