Building Leaderful Movements with Katie Eder & Guest Co-host Alice Garton
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In a week that has seen record temperatures occurring throughout the Pacific Northwest of the United States and Canada, a major hurricane that hit Barbados - the first in 60 years - and one of the warmest winters on record down south in New Zealand, this episode looks at the urgent call to action coming from the younger generation. Their call for transformational change applies not only to climate action, but in delivering meaningful social justice action and revaluating and redefining the very notion of leadership itself. Our special guest this week is Katie Eder, Climate Organizer at Future Coalition. She eloquently describes for us the foundational goal of equity that is at the heart of the youth movement. and how she believes transformational change begins with ‘a leaderful movement’, and is the way to securing climate and social justice goals. Spoiler Alert: This is the secret to the success of the Paris Agreement. Paul is joined this week by guest co-host, Alice Garton, Legal Director for the Foundation for International Law for the Environment. Alice talks through some climate optimism in regards to recent Australian judicial rulings, as well as an optimistic take on the recent Royal Dutch Shell ruling in the Netherlands. And later on in the episode, join us for a great acoustic performance of “The Woman Who Planted Trees” by Emily Barker. Thanks for joining us!   —   Christiana + Tom’s book ‘The Future We Choose’ is available now! Subscribe to our Climate Action Newsletter: Signals Amidst The Noise Click here to listen to our previous episode with Wanjira Mathai.   __   Thank you to our guest this week, Katie Eder!   Katie Eder Climate Organizer, Future Coalition Instagram   Future Coalition Website | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook   __   Our artist this week is Emily Barker! Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Website   Check out her latest EP, “Machine”   —   Thank you to our Guest Co-host, Alice Garton!   Alice Garton Director Global Legal Strategy, FILE Twitter | LinkedIn   FILE Foundation Website   Facts and figures on climate litigation: LSE Grantham Global Trends on on Climate Litigation 2021   Links for lawyers and law students looking to use the law to progress the climate transition: Law Students for Climate Accountability Net Zero Lawyers Alliance The Chancery Lane Project PILNET A4ID   Links for citizens looking to participate in climate litigation: Urgenda Global Climate Litigation Holding Your Government’s Accountable for Climate Change Climate Litigation Guide   Australian SHARMA case: Equity Generation Lawyers   Fiduciary Duty: Primer on Climate Change: Directors Duties ACCR commentary on Shell Transition Plan   What citizens Can Do: Wiki Page   —   Keep up with Christiana Figueres here: Instagram | Twitter   Tom Rivett-Carnac: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn   Paul Dickinson: LinkedIn | Twitter   —   Follow @GlobalOptimism on social media and send us a message! Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | LinkedIn   Don't forget to hit SUBSCRIBE so you don't miss another episode of Outrage + Optimism!
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