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Season 4 published 2022 and 2023

In this series, our host Jim Scheer, Head of Data and Insights at SEAI, talks to some of Ireland’s leading climate visionaries about how they first connected to the urgency of climate action.

Opening episode

Jim chats to Sharon Finegan, Director Office of Environmental Sustainability at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) about climate resilience and the importance of an environmentally engaged society.

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Ep 1 - The Broadcaster

Liz Bonnin, Science, Wildlife and Natural History Broadcaster chats to host Jim Scheer about her career in the environmental space and climate anxiety. 

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Ep 2 - The Community Catalyst

Davie Philip, Community Resilience Manager talks to Jim about practical ways of engaging with climate action and about Ireland’s first ecovillage in Cloughjordan.

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Ep 3 - The Politician

Minister Eamon Ryan talks to Jim about how he first connected to the ugency of climate action and he shares his thoughts on what Ireland's future will look like.

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Ep 4 - The Educator

Rachel Dempsey, founder of Full Circle Change, talks to Jim about her vast experience in the climate space and supporting people to turn eco-anxiety to eco-resilience.

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Ep 5 - The Scientist

Professor John Sweeney, Emeritus Professor of Geography at the NUI Maynooth discusses the stark reality of the latest climate science, and Ireland’s energy and climate targets.

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Ep 6 - The Changemaker

Dr. Lorna Gold, Environmental Activist and Author talks to host Jim Scheer about mobilising faith communities and how we can scale up our climate action.

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Ep 7 - The Professor

Dr. Claire Dupont speaks with Jim Scheer on the need for communicating the palpable ideas of a just Climate Transition to people to help bring it into reality. 

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Coming soon

Listen to 180 Degrees, an SEAI podcast about climate action.

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