Euan McTurk is a consultant battery electrochemist and creator of Plug Life Television, a YouTube channel busting myths and disseminating knowledge. A fact-packed, entertaining episode exploring the advances in battery technology, performance, ethical production and energy efficiency in manufacture and charging.
Ric Casale is the co-founder of Carbon Copy, a UK climate action charity. Ric talks about how his involvement in local community action catalysed his desire to share the stories of big-thinking local community action and provide successful blueprints for others.
Richard Lilley (RJ) is the co-founder and CEO of Project Seagrass – an NGO focused on raising the profile of seagrass whilst being involved in its monitoring and restoration. RJ talks about this less well-known environmental powerhouse and outlines why seagrass needs a helping hand across the globe.
Rachel Coxcoon is the Founder and Director of ClimateGuide, Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Forward Planning at Cotswold District Council and a PhD student. She talks about the power of local governance within the climate emergency, constructing a robust local plan and challenges such as budgets and politics.
Amy and Ella Meek founded the charity, Kids Against Plastic in 2016 when they were 12 and 10. They felt compelled to address plastic pollution upon researching the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Hear about their story, motivations, the Plastic Clever Schools initiative and ambitions in this inspiring conversation.
John Grant is a senior lecturer in Sustainable Construction and Climate Change at Sheffield Hallam University. John has been involved with environmental activism for many years to sound the alarm on the climate emergency and shares his thoughts and experiences of protesting. Click on the title for the show notes.
Nicolas Raimo is an electric car specialist, host to the YouTube channel, EV Nick, and sales manager for the family business, Luigi Motor Services. Nick tells us everything we need to know about electric cars, including driving experience, range and charging, both at home and out and about. Click on the title for the show notes.
Simon Tilley is a director and resident at Hockerton Housing project, a small sustainable housing community and host to events and sustainable services. Simon describes how the inspiring project started in 1995, its clever design, energy efficiencies and careful resource management. Click on the title for the show notes.
Holly McElhone is the press and communications manager for Make My Money Matter, the organisation campaigning to green up pensions for a better world. Holly talks about their progress in raising awareness of pension power, the Green Pensions Charter and applying pressure to pension providers. Click on the title for the show notes.
Charlie Le Marquand is the data and information officer for the Mammal Society, whose vital role of determining mammal populations and habitats informs conservation. Charlie shares her enthusiasm and knowledge of British mammals and how we can all get involved in recording their whereabouts. Click on the title for the show notes.