VOICE OF THE YOUTH
By THE FFFD PODCAST
The voice of the youth is a podcast created by Fridays For Future Digital aimed at going beyond the movement and taking a deeper look into the lives of the people of FFF. Each episode will unravel exciting campaigns , the struggles behind and whats it like in the life of a young climate activist as we unite young people from all around the world to share their experiences.
Ep 13 - Kpop Fandoms Mobilizing Climate Action
From Seo Taiji to BTS a lot of Kpop lyricism involves depth and speaks out against topics such as capitalism, politics, intergenerational equity, mental health and more. These passionate idols are backed by an even passionate fandom who have been on the forefront of several social justice initiatives- trolling Trump, drowning out racist hashtags on Twitter, educating their friends on cultural appropriation and fighting for climate justice. Tune in as host Sanjana talks to Kpop4Planet organizers Nurul and Dayeon on everything from green streaming and albums to leveraging fan power to mobilize for climate action.
July 08, 2022
Extended Cut Ft. Sabrina Alam [A Case Study On Don't Look Up]
In this episode hosts Hazal Kara and Ayshka Najib chats with guest Sabrina Alam, a scientist working with Space4Climate and the European Space Agency. Sabrina shares with us the projects at Space4Climate and the use of space technology to tackle climate change, how we can bridge the gap between the scientific community and civil society, and her takes on the movie Don't Look Up.
February 09, 2022
EP 12 - The Representation Of Climate Change In Media [A Case Study On Don't Look Up]
In this episode hosts, Hazal Kara and Ayshka break down the nuances behind the various tropes and scenes of Netflix's Don't Look Up movie. They also explore broader topics such as the portrayal of climate change in media, the role of films and art in climate communication followed by a brief discussion on celebrity activistsm.
January 21, 2022
Climate News In Turkey - Climate Update Ep 13
In this episode host Hazal Kara and guest Hüseynzade discusses the climate crisis in Turkey, some of the main issues fueling the problems there and what the government's response to it is. Note : This episode was recorded on July 22nd of 2021
November 14, 2021
EP 11 - Health Care And Climate Crisis
In this episode hosts Afrah Qaisar and Tammy Hsu interviews Guest Rhiannon Osborne who is a 5th year medical student based in the UK and is also a climate activist. Rhiannon talks to us on the importance of recognizing the intersections between the health crisis and climate crisis, the lack of training received by med students and health care workers on the climate crisis, mental health in the face of climate change, how to support the work being done by health care professionals advocating for climate action and more! Link to People's Heath Hearing mentioned in the podcast : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchRn0T657YcB4FImxCIhPWmHa7gtm7rxgfFfFMyGA0WzXg1A/viewform Check out Doctors For Extinction Rebellion here : https://www.doctorsforxr.com/
October 12, 2021
EP 10 - Neurodiversity, Disability And Climate Change
|TW : Ableism| In this episode hosts Grace Yang, Grace Tobin and guest Eden Summerlin share their experiences of being a neurodivergent person and talks about the issues that disabled people experience in the face of climate change. They also dwell into topics such as making the climate movement more inclusive and accessible and why there are many neurodivergent people in the climate movement.
September 03, 2021
Cyclone Tauktae - Climate Update Ep 12
In this episode Host Mohab Sherif starts of by talking to Sriram from FFFD on cyclones and how they've varied over time. The host then interviews frontline activists Yashna from Youth For Climate India, Dhanashree from Climate Front India and Fariha from FFF Bangladesh. They discuss how the international movement can support and stand in solidarity with the people at the frontline. The episode wraps up with Heather from FFFD who gives us an overview of FFFD's Cyclone Tauktae campaign and how the listeners can support it and take actions.
August 12, 2021
The G7 Summit - Climate Update Ep 11
In this episode host Nomhle interviews guest George, who is a natural history storyteller, photographer and the producer of the podcast Coffee With Conservationists. George talks to us about the events that took place at Cornwall from 11th to 13th June, what where the outcomes of the summit and what it means for the UK and the other G7 countries on their contribution to climate action as we approach COP 26.
July 01, 2021
EP 9 - The Big C's : Colonialism, Capitalism and Climate Change
In this episode hosts Aishwarya Puttur and Sayma Zaman interviews guests Shik and Timothee Parrique on the relation of colonialism and capitalism to the climate crisis. They break down each of these topics and explore concepts such as degrowth, regeneration, ethical consumption and green capitalism.
June 12, 2021
The High Speed Railway 2 Project - Climate Update Ep 10
Host Yasmin Gruden interviews Michael Taylor, an Extinction Rebellion activist based in the UK on the proposed HS2 project. The episode provides a brief background on the project and explores its impacts on the environment, economy and society.
May 18, 2021
Clean Up Standard Chartered - Climate Update Ep 9
Host Vidwansh Sharma speaks to Mexican activist Maria Reyes about the recent international campaign launched by Fridays For Future against UK's largest fossil fuel investor, Standard Chartered Bank. *MAPA - Most Affected People and Areas. *Check out Fridays For Future international's social media to take part in actions and to get further updates on the campaign.
May 08, 2021
EP 8 - Toxic Masculinity And Climate Change
In this episode hosts Fatima Zahrae Tarib and Jahnavee Palsodkar interviews guest Isaias Hernandez on how toxic masculinity perpetuates the climate crisis. The discussion closely examines the roots of toxic masculinity, it's correlation with colonialism, white supremacy and how to address it. To know more about the guest, check out his instagram page @queerbrownvegan
May 01, 2021
EP 7 - Media And Its Influence On The Climate Movement
In this episode, hosts Joel Lev-Tov and Ella Jacobs interview Lucy Biggers, an award-winning host producer and video editor for Now this news, and Adam Schiffer, an associate professor of political science. They discuss the media's role in the climate movement and how it influences our perception of the climate crisis.
February 26, 2021
Biden's New Climate Plan - Climate Update Ep 8
Biden’s new climate plan Host FatimaZahrae Tarib speaks to indigenous activist Adri Maffioletti about president Biden’s new climate plan, and discusses his vision for the US : a new era after Trump!
February 21, 2021
EP 6 - Music, Musicians, And The Climate Movement
In this episode of Voice Of The Youth host Iris Zhan interviews Adam Met from AJR and Sustainable Partners and Frances Fox from Climate Live and Fridays For Future. They discuss the role of music and musicians in the climate movement, Adam's and France's initiatives, and how you can support them.
February 04, 2021
EP 5 - Impostor Syndrome Among Climate Activists
In this episode hosts Michelle Tandradinata, Ayshka Najib and guest Tori Tsui talks about impostor syndrome among climate activists, shares their personal experiences, discuss how it disproportionately affects BIPOC activists and ways to cope with it.
January 17, 2021
The Good Climate News of 2020 - Climate Update Ep 7
2020 was full of bad news - a pandemic, racial injustice, countries failing to meet climate targets, etc. But it wasn't all bad news. In this episode, host Joel Lev-Tov talks about the good news of last year - the Escazú Agreement Ratifications and MockCop. For Joel's interviews in full, check out FFF Digital's YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChRvsurw_0qeaPgGP2ff7hA
January 05, 2021
The Landmark Case Of Ella Kissi-Debrah - Climate Update Ep 6
About a week ago, a British coroner ruled that air pollution played a role in Ella Roberta Adoo Kissi-Debrah's death. In this episode, host Ella Jacobs speaks to Dr. Douglas Crawford-Brown, who has taught at the University of New Hampshire and the University of Cambridge and researches air and water pollution. To what extent does the case matter and what's the science on air pollution?
December 29, 2020
Jawornzo Power Plant - Climate Update Ep 5
The Jawornzo lll power plant in Poland has just finished being constructed. This powerplant is estimated to run until 2050 and release alot of C02 emissions. Host Nomhle Senene is joined by Marta an activist from Fridays For Future Poland to discuss this power plant.
December 21, 2020
Okavango Delta fracking - Climate Update Ep 4
RECONAFRICA, a U.S & Canadian gas and oil company is finalizing plans to start fracking in the headwaters of the Okavango Delta . Host Fatima Zahrae Tarib interviews Namibian activist Ina-Maria Shikongo about what this company's actions mean for the future of Namibia .
December 14, 2020
EP 4 - System Change vs Individual Change
In this episode hosts Chenyao Liu and Jahnavee Palsodkar interviews Dr. Robin Lamboll and explores system change, individual change, how they're interlinked and the green washing attempts of the fossil fuel companies.
December 11, 2020
EP 3 - Exploring performative activism
On this episode, join Luke D. Caron, Jett Zhang and Merle Bruske as they explore performative activism.
November 27, 2020
Typhoon Rolly and Climate Change - Climate Update Ep 2
Tyhoon Rolly hit the Philippines on November 1. Host Orla Murphy talks with Filipino activist Mitzi Jonelle about what we can learn from the typhoon, given that these kind of disasters are going to happen more and more frequently.
November 23, 2020
Indonesia's Omnibus Law - Climate Update Ep 1
In this first episode of Climate Update, we tackle Indonesia's Omnibus Law and what it means for the environment. Host Joel Lev-Tov interviews Indonesian activist Salsabila Khairunisa.
November 16, 2020
EP 2- Eco-anxiety , as real as climate change
In this episode hosts Aishwarya Puttur and Ayshka Najib interviews Keerat Dhami, the founder of Our Climate Cafe and address the issue of eco-anxiety, how to cope with it and why initiatives such as Our Climate Cafe is essential.
October 24, 2020
EP 1- Digital activism and the shift to an inclusive movement.
In this episode, hosts Joel Lev-Tov and Ayshka Najib interview Iris Zhan, one of the creators of FFF Digital, and explore the journey FFF Digital has been through in the one year it's existed.
September 28, 2020