Funny Old World
A podcast for the eco-curious

with Juliet Kinsman and Simon London

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ACTIVISM. How to be a good citizen

Our aim for our 'edutaining' six-part series is that it's a mini crash course in the key climate themes — and every episode inspires all to be activists in their own way. Sustainability is a huge conversation though, and with this final episode we thought we’d also help all who listen feel empowered to be more responsible, considerate global citizens.

High-level thinking made digestible and do-able — as ever, this episode of Funny Old World provides a better understanding of the basics, and how to help tackle the climate emergency.

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A snapshot of our guests

In this longer episode, Juliet and Simon speak to five activists who represent the many ways good, global citizenry can be achived.

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Climate justice crusader Kevin Lunzalu in Kenya, co-founder of Kenyan Youth Biodiversity Net.

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Eyal Weintraub, co-founder of Jóvenes Por El Clima Argentina where they have mobilised over 100,000 youth for climate action.

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Hans Pfister — a straight-talker in how to walk all the eco talk when it comes to sustainability and what it means to be a sustainable business. Hans is the Co-founder of the Cayuga Collection of Sustainable Luxury Hotels and Lodges in Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua, and has more than 30 years of experience in hospitality in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

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Sophie Morgan — radically changing the representation of disability, Sophie is a respected advocate for accessibility. Host of Channel 4 television show 'Living Wild: How to Change your Life', as well as ground-breaking documentaries such as Dispatches and Unreported World, the presenter of London 2012, Rio 2016, and Tokyo 2020 Paralympics explains why inclusion is key to every conversation.

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Jon Alexander — author of 'CITIZENS: Why the Key to Fixing Everything is All of Us', Jon explains how to involve people in the decisions that affect their lives as citizens. The co-founder of the New Citizenship Project began his career with a decade in the advertising industry, before making a dramatic change. Believing humans are collaborative, creative, caring citizens by nature, if we give each other the chance, we can fix things together as citizens.

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Produced by Bouteco, co-produced and edited by Mark Machado of 11-29 Media.
Recorded by Andy Hughes in Love Electric Studios, North London.

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