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Dec 5, 2017

Can we help reverse climate change while creating more productive, profitable, ecologically functional and beautiful rural landscapes? Connor Stedman joins us to argue the case that yes, we can. Connor is a field ecologist, environmental planner, and farm planner at Appleseed Permaculture in New York state, USA, and...


Dec 4, 2017

Sometimes it feels like billionaire Elon Musk – the Paypal co-founder and and main force behind SpaceX and Tesla Motors – is single handedly revitalising that mid-20th Century spirit of can-do capitalism, upgraded with a eco-green racing stripe. He's a company owner that's captured the public imagination in a way...


Dec 2, 2017

What exciting crops can we grow in the backyard that you can't readily get in the supermarket, and what crops are adapted to a warming climate?

We're joined by Dr Chris Williams who researches and teaches about the social, cultural and technical aspects of urban agriculture at the Burnley Campus of Melbourne University....


Nov 28, 2017

We need to rapidly draw down carbon from the atmosphere, and radically reduce the amount we are pumping out at the same time. If that were achievable, what might the world look like?  What would our lives be like in 2040? To explore this, we welcome back Seona Candy, research fellow with the Victorian...


Nov 23, 2017

Bushy, Kate and Jed (all parents) and Adam (who's childless) take some time to consider the reasons or not for bringing kids into the world, a world threatened by resource depletion, climate change and other ecological crises.