Losing Our Cool
I spent my life savings on planting trees with Laura Gelder-Robertson
Laura Gelder-Robertson from Glow Innovations, discusses her ambitious plans to help 1,000,000 small businesses to reach net zero by 2025 and to plant 1,000,000 trees through the Million Tree Pledge by 2030.
The biggest plants on the planet with Chris Chavase talking about the vital role of trees48:10Trees are vital. As the biggest plants on the planet they give us oxygen, store carbon, stabilise the soil and give life to the world's wild life. They provide us with the materials for tools and shelter. Chris Chavase is senior trees officer at Cheltenham Borough Council.
Sustainable food shopping with Hannah Basnett from Foodloose23:49No plastic, organic and zero waste - the holy grail of sustainable food shopping. Hannah Basnett tells us how Foodloose in Cheltenham has achieved this.
Our soil is our future with Claudia MacGregor41:36Is looking after our soil the most important task in the fight against climate change? Award winning Claudia MacGregor from Soil Snack talks about food forests, permacultures and her new edible plant business.
Local businesses reducing their carbon footprint with Becki Sillence24:45Becki Sillence, communications manager for CheltenhamZero talks about local businesses investing in carbon emission reductions, and Cheltenham Zero's new online tool kit to help businesses achieve their goals.
Sustainable live events with Andrew Lansley28:53Andrew Lansley, Innovation Manager for Cheltenham Festivals, talks about his new tool kit to measure the sustainability of live events.
Vision 21, Gloucestershire's environmental charity with Dave Entwistle31:21Dave Entwistle, CEO of Vision 21 in Cheltenham, talks about his life working to protect the environment and rebuilding Vision 21 to become a robust charity that is at the centre of sustainability in Cheltenham and Gloucestershire.
Connecting with nature with Rose Lennard29:35Connecting with nature is a simple but perhaps overlooked way in which we can live a more sustainable life style. Rose Lennard, a member of Extinction Rebellion, gives a personal response to the climate emergency and talks about her love for ephemeral art and the power of nature.
A green home renovation with Peter Clegg53:55There are many benefits to a green home renovation, but just how difficult and cost effective is such an undertaking? Cheltenham resident Peter Clegg talks us through the ups and down of the renovation of his victorian terraced house.
The Immersive world of James Edward Marks32:41Perhaps the most fundamental change needed for a more sustainable future is a change of mindset and how we view the world around us. In this podcast we talk to James Edward Marks, co-founder of PlayLa.bZ, who shares with us some of his immersive experiences that offer an alternative vision of our reality.