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#149 Weekend reads – it’s getting hot hot hot
The Titanic Sub received global minute-by-minute coverage this week, which attracted a lot of different...
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Arctic anomaly
#148 Weekend reads – the show or the planet?
The Donald Trump show is in full swing, and the media are lapping it up as it always does, giving Trump...
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Andrea T Edwards
#147 Weekend reads – good on you Prince Harry
There is a lot of very important news this week to dive into, but I wanted to give a hat tip to Prince...
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Andrea T Edwards
#146 Weekend reads – earth health failing in seven out of eight key measures
In the news this week, we saw the US debt ceiling deal agreed averting economic collapse, a devastating...
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Too hot to live
Climate Courage: get ready for wet bulb temperatures aka when it’s ‘too hot to live’
Asia recorded its worst-ever April heat wave in 2023, with the heat continuing across the region in May....
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#145 Weekend reads – are you living inside or outside the “Climate Niche”?
The biggest news for me this week is global heating will drive billions of people out of the “climate...
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Global warming weekend Reads Andrea T Edwards
#144 Weekend reads – we’re going to experience 1.5C warming by 2027
News broke this week (and got front page coverage - amazing) that we are going to experience 1.5C of...
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Andrea T Edwards
#143 Weekend reads – we have a new King, it’s not pleasing everyone
I’ve enjoyed a few hours watching the coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla with my British...
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Andrea T Edwards
#142 Weekend reads – we must educate ourselves about Wet Bulb Temperatures
A growing concern I have is the lack of awareness about what Wet Bulb Temperatures mean and how close...
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Weekend Reads Andrea T Edwards
#141 Weekend reads – hello from the worst ever recorded heatwave in Asia, April 2023
It’s hot, it’s really hot, and while we had a slight cool break this week after the haze cleared, the...
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Andrea T Edwards
#140 Weekend reads – India in the eye of the climate storm
More and more attention has started to shift towards India in the climate conversation and that’s because...
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Andrea T Edwards
#139 Weekend reads – the media have learned NOTHING in the past few years
The Donald Trump Show in the media this week has been beyond ridiculous. He was never required to go...
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Andrea T Edwards
#138 Weekend reads – it seems things are boiling over everywhere
On The Know Show this week, we discussed the boiling points that are exploding everywhere, all over the...
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Andrea T Edwards
#137 Weekend reads – 75% reduction seems to be the magic number across the board
On March 13th 2023, Canada, the US and the UAE all hit overshoot. Australia hit it on March 23rd. The...
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Political earthquake The Netherlands
#136 Weekend reads – a political earthquake in… The Netherlands?
I know it’s hard to keep on top of everything and work out what’s important, because since writing this...
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Climate emergency
There’s a #ClimateBrawl in town and I’m not joining in
If you’ve followed the climate crisis for a long time, there is a lot going on everywhere on social media,...
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Andrea T Edwards
#135 Weekend reads – International Women’s Day needs a new approach
International Women’s Day (IWD) is an event, a day, an idea, a movement, that I wholeheartedly support,...
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Andrea T Edwards
#134 Weekend reads – the societal impact of our collective addictions
It’s rare for me to watch a video which lands in a deep and powerful way. When a video does, it’s because...
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Weekend Reads
#133 Weekend reads – an anniversary of unnecessary death and suffering
If you’re like me, you’ve probably been reading about the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of...
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Weekend Reads Andrea T Edwards
#132 Weekend reads – Ohio’s Chernobyl and Antarctica’s extreme heat event
It took two weeks for mainstream media to pick up the story of a 150-car train derailment at East Palestine...
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Andrea T Edwards
#131 Weekend reads – devastation and where to donate
Like everyone, I have been glued to the news about the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria. Because...
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Andrea T Edwards, CSP
What can I do to act on climate & social change? First job is knowledge (2023 edition)
Welcome to year four of everything I’m reading, watching and listening to in regard to the multiple planetary...
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#130 Weekend reads – a big reminder that love really is what matters most
This time last week I was coming to terms with a very sick husband in ICU and since then, he’s been through...
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#129 Weekend reads – an iceberg the size of London calved off Antarctica
Did you hear the news that an iceberg the size of London calved off Antarctica? Breaking off from the...
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Andrea T Edwards Weekend Reads
#128 Weekend reads – people don’t like Jacinda Ardern?
This week we all heard the news that Jacinda Ardern has decided to resign and I have to say, I admire...
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Andrea T Edwards CSP
#127 Weekend reads – the era of the polycrisis
Welcome back to the Weekend Reads. It was great to have a break and I’m not even remotely ready to tackle...
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Andrea T Edwards
#126 Weekend reads – well wasn’t 2022 one hell of a year?
We did the last Know Show of the year, reflecting on all that happened in 2022, and I encourage everyone...
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#125 Weekend reads – why we must support the Iranian protests
An article was published this week titled: Iranian forces shooting at faces and genitals of female protesters,...
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Weekend Reads
#124 Weekend reads – it looks like Australia is stuffed!
A few years ago, my friend Joe Augustin, asked if I had plans to move back to Australia one day, and...
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#123 Weekend reads – human rights are non-negotiable, right?
The World Cup is here and the only person in our home interested is my 14-year-old son, Jax. Good on...
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