An environmental podcast for people who want to build a more resilient
Join immediate past president Niki Roach, as she chats with practitioners
about the compelling issues facing the water and environment sector
across the globe.
Join Niki as she speaks with Chris Stark, CEO of the Climate Change Committee (CCC). The CCC advise the UK and devolved governments on emissions targets and to report to Parliament on progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for and adapting to the impacts of climate change. We hear what Chris thinks a 'good COP' will look like and his hopes and expectations for COP26 in his home city of Glasgow.
Niki's co-host for this episode is Dr Mark Fletcher, the Global Water Business Leader at Arup. Mark has attended several COP's in person and shares his experience of how COP's work in practisce. Mark is adds a water and environment sector overview for COP26, thinking about what's needed and what we should expect.
Join Niki and her co-host Richard Benwell as they
talk about COP
– but maybe not the one you'd expect! We interview Craig
Bennett, the CEO of The Wildlife Trusts and hear his reflections on how
COVID and the nature emergency are linked, our current progress on the
nature emergency and what a successful COP15 looks like.
3. Reducing the fear and impact of flooding through strong partnerships
Join Niki for a virtual tour of Hull in East Yorkshire with her tour
guide and Living with Water’s General Manager, Lee Pitcher. They’re
joined by Ben Wallis, Kate MacDonald and Martin Budd to explore how the
city has recovered after the devastating 2007 floods and how the special
Living with Water partnership is helping people move from fearing to
thriving around water.
4. Advocacy: the science and art of influence
Niki's special guest co-host is Barbara, Baroness Young Of Old Scone,
plus her big interview is with Jake Rigg of Affinity Water and CIWEM's head of policy Alastair
Join them to hear why advocacy is even necessary in the water and
environment sector, hear first hand examples of advocacy in action and
listen to their top tips for getting advocacy right.
5. Are our schools ready to adapt to climate change?
How do we engage
children about the future of the planet without overwhelming them?
Join Niki and her co-host Baroness Brown as they
discuss the challenges facing schools as they tackle climate change
adaptation and resilience both in the classroom and the fabric of school