How do we bring the world’s media on board with the climate and ecological emergency? What would happen if they became the fourth arm of the climate movement? Donnachadh McCarthy, journalist, columnist, author and long term climate activist explains why this is the single most urgent action we can take.
Systems Thinking & Technology
Ministry for the Future: exploring the ways through that work
How can we get from the current edge-of-catastrophe to a world where we have addressed the huge issues of the climate and ecological emergency? Only in fiction can we bring the answers together in a vision of a better world. Author Kim Stanley Robinson talks about his ‘The Ministry for the Future’ – One of Barack Obama’s favourite books of last year.
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.
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.
How to Save Our Planet
How did we get here? How bad are things really? Is there still hope? (Yes!) and… crucially – what can we do, individually, collectively, in our businesses, in our governments, around the world, to turn the bus from the edge of the cliff? Professor Mark Maslin is a climate scientist with a mission to explain in clear terms all we need to know. And he does it with panache, enthusiasm and optimism.
The Subtle Shaman
How does it feel to know we’re really living our purpose? What’s the felt sense inside that tells us to keep going in a particular direction? Or to stop? Radical evolutionary, Chris Taylor explores the pathways to right being that will let us transform what it is to be human.
The Best of Times, The Worst of Times
How bad are things really? Is it too late to avert the climate and ecological catastrophe? And if not, how do we pull ourselves back from the brink? Exploring answers with Professor Paul Behrens, author of ‘The Best of Times, The Worst of Times’
What are we here for? Where does our heritage step into our potential? How can we build a genuinely ecological civilisation that sees people and communities flourish within the means of the living planet? Jeremy Lent, author of ‘The Patterning Instinct’, explores the answers to life’s biggest questions.
Feeling for the Edges of Ourselves – talking empowerment, neuroscience and societal change with Adam Hamdy
What links the neuroscience of love, the embracing of failure and the pheromones of trees? Adam Hamdy, novelist, screenwriter and sense-maker in an increasingly non-sensical world shares ways to be the best of ourselves, and help others to reach the same place.
What Humanity Wants: Stories of radical change with Phoebe Tickell
How can we embody the change we need to see in the world? How can we find the new ways of being before we even have words to describe them? What is ‘Warm Data’ and how does it help us see the world as it really is? Phoebe Tickell, utopian, sense-maker and facilitator of radical change talks us through answers that will help us to change the world.
Imagineering 2: Weaving a flourishing future with Miki Kashtan
In this second of two episodes, practical visionary, Miki Kashtan, lays out her visions of a flourishing, generative future based on providing for the needs of all – the human and More-Than-Human world. And how to get there.
Imagineering: ReWeaving the Human Fabric with Miki Kashtan
How can we reweave the fabric of humanity to create a world where everyone’s deepest needs are met? How do we even know what our deepest needs are – for security (physical and emotional), freedom, connection and meaning? Miki Kashtan gives us answers – and a vision of the future.