What On Earth: The Sustainable Podcast

What On Earth: The Sustainable Podcast

By Hubbub
A climate change podcast looking at the past, present and future of environmental issues that doesn’t want to make you run for the nearest bunker. Created by Hubbub Presented by Sarah Divall & Ross Buchanan
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E4: Is there a problem with cotton?

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E12: Where did we go wrong with rubbish?
In the final episode of the series, Sarah goes back to Ancient Greece to look at how they dealt with rubbish in the past. Sarah and Ross discuss the current issues with disposal in the early 21st century with Hubbuber Kana and the team look at the potential for a trash-free society with Dr Adam Reed. This podcast is brought to you by Hubbub!
28:21
December 25, 2019
E11: Can you do a sustainable Christmas?
In this festive special of What On Earth?, Sarah and Ross look at how to have a Christmas that's better for the planet, without scrimping on the fun.
29:15
December 18, 2019
E10: How can jeans be better for the planet?
In this episode all about denim, Sarah heads back to the wild, wild west in search of the origins of denim. Sarah and Ross also chat to Hubbuber and all-round legend, Kirstie Brittain about the issues with jeans, and blogger Jil Carrara on how to find the perfect pair. This episode was brought to you by Hubbub!
28:22
December 11, 2019
E9: Where are all the bees?
In this episode, Sarah and Ross look at the past, present and future of bees, heading back to the Cretaceous period, head over to Queen Mary's university to meet some bees and meet Craig Bennett the CEO of Friends of the Earth. This episode was brought to you by Hubbub! 
28:04
December 5, 2019
E8: What's up with milk?
In an episode all about dairy, Sarah jets back on a magic cow to 8,000BC, has a chat with Producer Ross about the issues with milk in the present day and they head to Horsham House Farm to look at the future of dairy and how it can be done in a sustainable way. This podcast is brought to you by Hubbub!
26:08
November 27, 2019
E7: Do we need to stop flying?
In this episode, Sarah and Producer Ross look at the past, present and future of flying by speaking to Leo from environmental charity Possible about flight levying, looking at who invented it in the first place and recommending some rather lovely places to visit in the UK. This podcast was brought to you by Hubbub.
37:21
November 20, 2019
SERIES TWO TRAILER
This season, we're looking at the past, present and future of planes, dairy, bees, jeans, rubbish and Christmas! Get involved every Thursday for your audio fix of sustainability!
01:20
November 18, 2019
E6: What’s climate change again?
In the final episode of the first season of What On Earth?, Sarah breaks down climate change in the simplest possible way, myth-busts three climate change denier-isms and speaks to the presenter of BBC 3's 'Me VS Climate Change', Swarzy Macaly. This episode was brought to you by Hubbub!
23:01
September 25, 2019
E5: Should we stop buying fast fashion?
In episode five, Sarah takes a trip to the V&A to chat to one of their fashion curators, she also gets the scoop from Hubbuber Lottie who gives her top tips on buying quality clothes that last, and finally takes out her crystal ball to look into future of sustainability in fashion. This podcast is brought to you by Hubbub.
20:50
September 18, 2019
E4: Is there a problem with cotton?
In the fourth episode of What On Earth? Sarah speaks to Amber Butchart about the dark history of cotton, looks the issues with cotton at the moment and finds out what innovations are happening in fabric from dresses made of bacteria to mushroom roots. This episode is brought to you by Hubbub.
19:20
September 12, 2019
E3: What do periods have to do with the environment?
In the third episode of What On Earth?, Sarah gets to grips with sustainable periods, goes back in time to ancient Egypt to learn about the history of applicators and speaks to some of the brands who are leading the charge to change the period industry for the better.  This episode is brought to you by Hubbub. 
34:49
September 5, 2019
E2: How do we eat sustainably?
In the second edition of What On Earth?, Sarah speaks to our resident offal anorak Tessa, about the history of food in England, visits an underground farm built in WW2 tunnels and gets your top tips on how to eat more sustainably. This episode is bought to you by Hubbub. To find out more about what we do and get more info on sustainable living visit www.hubbub.org.uk
30:35
August 28, 2019