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We’re exploring systems design and personal development, spiritual activism and neuroscience and the many, many deeply thoughtful, deeply soulful practices being explored around the world which throw light on our journey towards the evolution of consciousness.

Your money or our lives: Economics in a post-COP world

Your money or our lives: Economics in a post-COP world

How can we shape our economies in a post-COP, decarbonising world? How can we build a way of exchanging value that actually works in favour of our planet, not against it? Dr James Meadway, former economic advisor to John McDonnell on how redistribution can take place, and how to reshape our political landscape.

Weaving the Web of Meaning: Building Eco-Civilisation

Weaving the Web of Meaning: Building Eco-Civilisation

How do we evolve the radical new sense of community, connectivity, mutual support – and resilience – that we need as we move into a world of climate breakdown?
Jeremy Lent’s book ‘The Web of Meaning’ is the 2nd of 3 that build a picture of an eco-civilisation.

Transport for a flourishing Future: Zero deaths, Zero Emissions, Zero Carbon

Transport for a flourishing Future: Zero deaths, Zero Emissions, Zero Carbon

As we lurch towards irreversible climate chaos, how can we begin to pull back from the edge? This week, we look specifically at the area of transport: how can we be mobile and yet reach the 3 Zeroes of Death, Emissions and Carbon? What would it mean to live in an area with fair, free, extensive public transport? And how can we make this happen. Our lively, inspiring conversation with Dr John Whitelegg has answers.

New Myths for Humanity

New Myths for Humanity

If the stories of our culture are of separation, scarcity and powerlessness, how can we build new stories, new myths, new ideas of how we can be different? Alina Siegfried has explored the deep concepts of the stories of our world, and how we can reshape them.

Untangling the Entanglements of Activism

Untangling the Entanglements of Activism

In a world of such astonishing inequity, where ever fewer people hold ever more power, how do those of us whose lives are given to change, meet the reality that we are embedded in the system? If we are an integral part of the problem, how can we live the solution into being?

Future strategies to keep us alive

Future strategies to keep us alive

What is the bare minimum we need world leaders to agree at COP26 and what can we do if they fail? Rupert Read, academic philosopher, author and climate activist discusses the urgency of the moment – and how a ‘moderate flank’ of climate activists can grow out of the COP.

Be What you Love

Be What you Love

If we are going to meet the challenges of the climate, ecological and cultural crisis, we’re going to have to change the systems that surround us: Education systems, health care systems, food systems, economic systems… ultimately systems of government. How can we do so peacefully and kindly without leaving vast numbers of people in freefall? Dr Anna Birney of the School for System Change talks us through the steps.

Regenerative Farming – the key to the Climate and Ecological emergency

Regenerative Farming – the key to the Climate and Ecological emergency

How can we reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide, build living soil from the chaos of industrial farming, while growing healthy nutritious food and restoring our devastated ecosystems? Regenerative farming has so many of the answers and this week we speak to the host of the FarmGate podcast, Ffinlo Costain. Two parts – this is Part One

Towards a progressive future

Towards a progressive future

How can we build a progressive political movement that spans the world and that will take us to where we need to be: a future we can be proud of and towards which all of us will want to work? Taking politics, activism, progressive ideals with Jeremy Gilbert, Professor of Cultural and Political Theory at the University of East London

Medicine Woman Speaks

Medicine Woman Speaks

How can we embrace our humanity and use it in service to the earth and all that lives? How can we bring the best of ourselves to the best of the Web of Life in full understanding of the chaos of the moment, with full and open hearts? Deena Metzger, elder, wisdom-keeper, poet and visionary, has given her life to finding answers – and shares them here.

Truth, Integrity and Authenticity

Truth, Integrity and Authenticity

In a world of uncertainty, transformation and potential catastrophe, how can we find our own truth and, from there, speak with authenticity to the children and young people in our lives about the world that is coming? Louis Weinstock is a celebrated psychotherapist who finds ways to help people of all ages connect with their own truth and share it. In this episode, we explore our attitudes to death, loss – and the climate emergency – and how we can hold the conversations that need to happen.

Sounds like Magic

Sounds like Magic

How can sound edge us closer to the centre of ourselves, bring us closer into connection with our own authenticity and with the heart of the earth? Caro C has produced the Accidental Gods Podcast since its inception. Here, she talks about the wild magic of sound in all its forms.

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