Green Wave Podcast

The Green Wave podcast, showcasing in audio a selection of articles from the Green European Journal.

Covering progressive politics and green ideas from a range of perspectives from across Europe and beyond. Available for you to listen wherever and whenever you want.

Green Wave is also part of EuroPod, a network of European podcast shows which brings together journalistic, cultural, and institutional views on political and societal trends in Europe and beyond.

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The Green Surge in the French Locals Explained

On June 28, the Greens of Europe Ecologie-Les Verts (EELV) confirmed their role as change makers in French politics as the Green Wave swept through the country in the second round of the local elections.

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Basic Income and Pandemic Preparedness
Welfare and social issues

As we think about building societies that can be ready for pandemics and resilient to shocks, basic income needs to be part of the picture.

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On the Love and Rage of Extinction Rebellion
Society, Media and Culture

Extinction Rebellion, erupted in 2018, denounces the political inertia and obfuscation of “truth” that permeate climate change debates. Louise Knops explores how the movement channels affect at a pivotal moment in which climate has become a concern for everyone. Looking forward, she asks how we can move from insurrection to renewal.

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Resettling Villages, Unsettling Lives
Climate and Energy

As the energy transition debate continues, land-intensive extraction processes continue to displace villages across the German lignite belt. Paula Castro and Hannah Porada analyse the experiences of villagers near the Garzweiler mine in the Rhineland. Faced with a resettlement procedure, villagers have mobilised to fight both for their homes and for more ambition in German energy policy.

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Putting Time at the Heart of Political Ecology
Society, Media and Culture

To curtail the spread of COVID-19, much of the world’s movement has come to a halt and many lives have moved online in an enforced break with a long period in which the pace of life was growing faster. Though proposals such as the four-day week struggled in 2019, changing our relationships with time and work remains a key task for progressive forces everywhere.

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