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  • Hot Poets - Group Film

    This is a group poem edited together from the 12 Hot Poet COP26 poems - written and performed by leading spoken word poets from the UK and South Africa including Joelle Taylor, Vanessa Kisuule, Matt Harvey, Jonny Fluffypunk, Repeat Beat Poet, Zena Edwards, Toni Giselle Stuart, Chris Redmond, Yomi...

  • Hot Poets - Matt Harvey, Praise the Whale

    Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) campaigns to save whales and dolphins. Whales play a big part in helping to keep the ocean healthy and are our allies in the fight to reverse climate breakdown. How? A lot of it is to do with poo! Their poo contains key nutrients for phytoplankton, tiny plants...

  • Hot Poets - Yomi Ṣode, Chaos in the Sky and on Land

    A crisis resulting from a natural disaster is not merely natural, but also depends upon how those disasters impact society because of weaknesses in infrastructure or societal response (e.g. despite a perfect weather forecast for Hurricane Katrina, over 1400 died). Such crises are often sudden-ons...

  • Hot Poets - Jonny Fluffypunk, Put the Children by a Tree

    It is Forest School Birmingham’s deepest wish that young people and those working in education awaken to the vital role that the natural world plays in the health and well-being of our species and that, by creating opportunities for children, young people and educators to find healing and peace i...

  • Hot Poets - Elvis McGonagall, Extreme Weather Report

    The Poem's context is around the reporting of the Met Office which is the national meteorological service for the UK. They provide critical weather services and world-leading climate science, helping you make better decisions to stay safe and thrive. The Met Office Hadley Centre is one of the UK’...

  • Hot Poets - Repeat Beat Poet, A Rhyming Guide to Climate Litigation

    The Repeat Beat Poet is working with Joana Setzer, an Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, at the London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE. Her main areas of expertise are climate litigation and global envir...

  • Hot Poets - Joelle Taylor, Could Mr Sands Please Come to Reception

    Dr Gareth Clay is a Reader in Physical Geography at The University of Manchester. He is a physical geographer whose research has explored how fundamental environmental processes are affected by pressures, such as fire, grazing and pollution. His core research uses both natural science and social ...

  • Hot Poets - Chris Redmond, Green Futures; The Earth is Waiting

    With an ever-increasing human population extracting value from Earth, the world faces severely degrading ecosystems. Over 1.3 billion people are affected by degrading agricultural land. It has never been so abundantly clear that we need functional ecosystems to support the complex life forms that...

  • Hot Poets - Francesca Beard, Geology Rocks.

    The BGS is focused on public-good science for government and on research aimed at understanding the earth and its environmental processes, helping society use natural resources responsibly, managing environmental change, being resilient to environmental hazards, and adapting to climate change.
    R...

  • Hot Poets - Zena Edwards, Mother of the Forest

    The Word Forest Organisation is a young charity founded by passionate environmentalists based in the South West. They plant trees, build schools, facilitate education and support women’s empowerment in rural Kenya. Trees planted in the tropics grow up to ten times faster than anywhere else on the...

  • Hot Poets - Vanessa Kisuule, The Earth's Thirst

    Passionate about nature, dedicated to saving it. Since the RSPB started on their mission in 1889, the threats to nature have continued to grow, but they’ve grown to meet them too. The RSPB is now the largest nature conservation charity in the country, consistently delivering successful conservati...

  • Hot Poets - Toni Giselle Stuart, Ocean Home

    The Beach Co-op began in 2015 when a group of volunteers started meeting every new moon to collect marine debris at our local surf break – the rocky shore at Surfers Corner in Muizenberg. They wanted to do something for the ocean that gives us so much. This vision underlies the work they do today...

  • Hot Poets - Liv Torc - When You Know the Water's Coming

    Liv's poem is based on the incredible work of Somerset County Council, Somerset Wildlife, Trust and Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group. Adapting the Levels is a partnership project dedicated to empowering the communities of the Somerset Levels to take action on climate adaptation. Somerset is on t...