Tom Hartland Smith is a senior catchment restoration officer with the Severn Rivers Trust. The trust promotes a healthy, resilient river Severn for everyone. Tom provides insight into the common threats to river health and how they engage the community and landowners to overcome them.
Harriet Hird is head of marketing at Zedify, an eco-friendly and sustainable delivery business based in the UK. She explains how their e-cargo bikes help cities become healthier by improving air quality and reducing congestion. Their all-electric fleet operates at a much lower carbon footprint whilst providing a speedy service.
Mirella Ferraz is an eco-social entrepreneur, writer and coordinator of the Share Shed– A Library of Things based in Devon. She tells the story of how the Share Shed started, how it became the world’s first mobile Library of Things, the growing network and why a movement towards sharing resources and wasting less benefits people.
Wayne Bexton is the Director of Environment and Sustainability at Nottingham City Council and is driving change within the city to meet a carbon neutral goal of 2028. In this conversation, Wayne discusses the transformations underway in the residential, commercial and transport sectors to achieve environmental and societal benefits.
Daniel Webb is the founder and director of Everyday Plastic, a social enterprise delivering evidence-based education and campaigns to tackle the plastic problem. A year-long collection of his plastic waste catalysed his journey towards promoting life with less plastic involving The Big Plastic Count and #ChooseLoose.
Ruth Pilbeam is a Rewilding Project Officer for Wild Peak and Peatlands Discovery, and Hollie Davis is a Team Wilder Community Engagement Assistant with the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust. They share varied ways of boosting nature’s recovery through individual and community engagement, providing inspiring stories of rewilding and nature-based activities.
Steve Smith is the Executive Director of Oxford Net Zero and the UK research hub for greenhouse gas removal, CO2RE. Steve provides a fantastic insight into net zero and carbon dioxide removal, clarifying terminology and detailing their roles in climate strategy.
Jeremy Williams is an environmental and social justice writer and campaigner. He talks about his award-winning blog and books, covering important issues that intersect with climate change, including economic growth and racism. It’s a thought-provoking conversation which draws on his experiences and highlights ideas on community action.
Dr Helena Clements is Associate Medical Director and Climate Action Clinical Lead at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust. Helena has lived sustainably in an eco-house for over 20 years, and in the last 5 years, she has been driving climate action in her professional life. Here she shares how her NHS trust is tackling the issue in all areas, the wins and challenges.
Jess Strain is on a mission to deliver transparency within the fashion industry and is the founder of Ovrbloom, a fashion accessories brand. She explains how her passion for being creative and environmental values collided, leading her to build a product-based business mindful of people and the planet, demonstrated through the visibility of all aspects of the supply chain.