At first glance, podcasts seem pretty straightforward. But when you take a dip below the surface, many more interesting questions appear. The Talk Public Health team invites their audience to reflect on who is doing the talking, and to whom.
As civil society, our power lies in holding governments accountable in the health and climate emergency. This is a call to action: join a movement, protest expansion of fossil fuel industries, ask your professors to include climate change in their teaching. Let’s come together to demand real change in 2020, knowing that the benefits of action far outweigh the costs of our leaders’ failure to unite.
What do you imagine will be on your dinner plate in 2050?
We are excited for the rest of the year, aiming to continue to broaden and deepen our understanding of global health- and how seemingly unrelated challenges and changes can affect it.
This year’s Earth Overshoot Day falls on the 29th of July, which means this year we need 1.75 Earths to support humanity’s demand on our planet’s ecosystems. On the 29th of July, we’ve used up all the resources we had to live sustainably.
‘The systems change that is needed will not be possible in the short space of time we have to address these problems, so the only other way forward is innovation.’
“From a drop of water that touched the Earth, the Pataxó tribe was born”. This indigenous tribe is grieving the loss of one of Brazil’s most important rivers, Paraopebas.
“The study has some bold recommendations. Steak-lovers will be disappointed to find yet another scientific paper laying out the negative health and environmental effects of meat consumption. Vegans will be delighted to find their vegetable, lentil and soy-rich diets vindicated…”
“Together with 30 scientists we are going to tell the world what they should be eating by 2050. This is a fairly audacious thing to do but its grounded on real evidence.”
“When the film team asked if they could stay with me and my family for a month to film, I said yes without any hesitation. But I had one condition: That I could also get a camera to tell my story…”