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Wed, 27 Apr



Podcast Launch: Mum, Will the Planet Die Before I Do

Launch event and evening discussion for a new podcast exploring our role as parents & carers in tackling the climate crisis.

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Podcast Launch: Mum, Will the Planet Die Before I Do
Podcast Launch: Mum, Will the Planet Die Before I Do

Time & Location

27 Apr 2022, 20:00 – 21:00


About the Event

Journalists Katy Glassborow and Babita Sharma met 25 years ago and remain firm friends, sharing each others highs and lows. They both spent their careers investigating news stories, including climate change, but when they both became mums the climate headlines left them in a state of fear.  How do you parent in a climate emergency? Katy and Babita decided to consult some of the world’s leading climate thinkers on how to rip up parenting and piece it back together to fit our planetary reality.  In each episode you'll hear stark truths, honest conversation and advice to help others navigate this crazy time. Join us for more chat:Subscribe to get your weekly dose of climate parenting each Thursday.


20:00 - Opening remarks by Babita Sharma (chair) and Katy Glassborow 

20:05 - Showcase podcast trailer (1min playback video) 

20:05 - Panel discussion with guests 

20:25 - Qs to podcast guests in audience including Tessa Khan and Prof. Saleemul Huq 

20:35 - Contributions from partner organisations PFF, CUSP & Zero Carbon Guildford 

20:45 - Q&A with audience 

21:00 - wrap up with details of podcast EP1 (playback EP1 trailer)

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