Environmental activism with John Grant

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Environmental activism with John Grant
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John Grant is a senior lecturer in Sustainable Construction and Climate Change at Sheffield Hallam University.

In this episode, John covers:

  • Reflections of his past activism experiences and joining Extinction Rebellion. [Starts at 1:30]
  • The urgency for protesting to be effective. [Starts at 4:50]
  • Profile of an activist. [Starts at 6:57]
  • His experience of different environmental groups. [Starts at 9:50]
  • A compelling narrative and nonviolent action. [Starts at 11:51]
  • Robust science and acting on it. [Starts at 14:17]
  • The experience of protesting. [Starts at 17:20]
  • Engaging with the public and the police during a protest. [Starts at 24:44]
  • Communicating messages and the media. [Starts at 32:35]
  • Storytelling to emphasize the climate emergency. [Starts at 35:15]
  • The peril of continued economic growth towards 2050. [Starts at 39:33]
  • Extreme responses and the need for step-change. [Starts at 42:10]

Useful links

Sheffield Hallam Website Staff Profile Page

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How to connect

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