Climate Talks

Join hosts Professor Jackie Peel, Associate Professor Cathy Oke and PhD Candidate Bek Markey-Towler as they bring you the information you need to know in the lead up to the annual United Nations Climate Change Conferences – or ‘COPs’.

Season 1 followed the journey to ‘COP26’ which took place in Glasgow in November 2021. Season 2 followed the journey to COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt in November 2022. Season 3 is following the journey to COP28 in Dubai, UAE.

In each episode, Jackie, Cathy and Bek present the latest COP news, and interview experts to discuss different topics related to the annual global climate talks - including adaptation, mitigation, climate science, biodiversity, loss and damage, sub national governments,  international and domestic Australian politics.

Climate Talks is produced by Melbourne Climate Futures and Melbourne Centre for Cities at the University of Melbourne. Our theme music is by Music for a Warming World.  Greta Robenstone is our podcast recorder and executive editor, and the sound mix is done by Ben Chandler.

Climate Talks acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands on which this podcast was produced, the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung People of the Kulin Nation, and pays respect to Elders past and present.

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Season 3


Season 2


Season 1