Podcast: Climate Talks

Climate Talks

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

Season 4 is following the journey to COP29 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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 is produced, the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung People of the Kulin Nation, and pays respect to Elders, past and present.

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Climate Talks in the Signal Awards

Climate Talks has won two Signal Awards:

This podcast is a huge collaborative effort from Melbourne Climate Futures and the Melbourne Centre for Cities.

Climate Talks Season 3

Follow the journey to COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Climate Talks Season 2

Follow the journey to COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Climate Talks Season 1

Follow the journey to COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland.

City Climate Innovation: Special episodes of the Climate Talks podcast

City Climate Innovation: Special episodes of the Climate Talks Podcast is a four-part limited series focusing on the nexus of cities, climate change science, and policy innovation – and the critical partnerships required to meet Paris Agreement goals at unprecedented speed and scale. By highlighting the priority knowledge gaps identified through the City Research and Innovation Agenda (CRIA) as a common starting point, the limited podcast series takes listeners through key partnerships on the road to COP 27 - including Mission Innovation, Innovate4Cities, and others. City Climate Innovations is produced by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, Melbourne Climate Futures, and the Melbourne Centre for Cities.