Episode 27: What Can We Learn From The Land Down Under?
Lessons From The Front Line
In this episode, Rose and Christine talk with Gundi Rhoades, an Australian veterinarian, about the bushfires and other devastating effects of the climate emergency that she is witnessing first hand. In this wide-ranging conversation, Gundi discusses how temperatures of 42°C and above impact cattle and wildlife, conventional farming’s nutrient deficient soil and its link to climate change, and the heartbreaking koala deaths. She also shares her scientific understanding of how humanity has created this situation and how we can heal Mother Earth and ourselves as we move forward.
Recurring segments include:
- Good news Stories
- One action tip to for you to create change
- A weekly sanity tip to keep you calm(er) in the face of climate overwhelm
Mentioned in this episode
Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions: On average, about 2.57 million pounds of carbon dioxide is emitted into the air every second.
- Right now we are emitting roughly 40 billion tons of CO2 every year into the atmosphere. And this number continues to increase.
unfreeze yourself action step:
Make a plan/budget for how to eat more organic food. If you have already gone completely organic, given yourself a high five!
Share with other people how you are being affected by the news and images about the fires in Australia, and other visible impacts of climate change. You are always welcome to share how you are feeling on our Facebook page.