Sweltering Cities and the risks of Heatwaves

Sunday, 14 May 2023 - 10:00am to 10:30am
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Earth Matters speaks with Sweltering Cities, a campaign in Sydney and Melbourne seeking  to empower communities experiencing extreme heat by lifting up stories of lived experience and building community organizing campaigns around local impacts and public health.

 

Earth Matters speaks with Executive Director of the campaign, Emma Bacon on the data surrounding heatwaves and the need for an intersectional community led response to cooling our cities as we prepare for summer. 

 

Sweltering Cities can be found at: https://swelteringcities.org/

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Sunday 11:00am to 11:30am
Local and global environmental issues from grassroots, activist perspectives with a strong social justice focus. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.

Presenter

Megan Williams, Bec Horridge, Nicky Stott, Eiddwen Jeffery, Judith Peppard & Jacob Gamble.

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