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03: How can we stop funding the climate crisis?

Released Monday, 7th December 2020
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Is our money financing the climate crisis? Our financial experts explain the influence of those holding the financial puppet-strings, and show us the potential impacts of divesting from fossil fuels like coal. Ash and Jess learn about the power we all have to shift money on a global scale, and how easy it is to make sure your money is clean and green!

Download the Heaps Better action plan from our website for a step-by-step guide to cleaning up your finances: http://www.greenpeace.org.au/heapsbetter

Read more about FEAT, Heidi Lenfer’s first artist-led renewable investment initiative here: https://www.abc.net.au/triplej/news/musicnews/feat…  

See where your bank stands on Market Forces bank comparison table and get a template to ask them to quit financing fossil fuels here: https://www.marketforces.org.au/info/compare-bank-…

You can find the Responsible Returns tool that Ash and Jess used to find clean and ethical bank and super options here: http://responsiblereturns.org/ 

Australia could fund 100% renewables by 2030 with 7.7% of super savings: https://reneweconomy.com.au/australia-could-fund-1… 

Read Jess’s how to guide when she switched her banking and super: https://medium.com/@jjhamilton/how-to-make-your-ba…

Heaps Better is a podcast made by Ash Berdebes and Jess Hamilton, with Greenpeace Australia Pacific and Audiocraft. Our EP is Kate Montague, mixing engineer is Adam Connelly and the Creative Lead at Greenpeace Australia Pacific is Ella Colley. Podcast artwork by Lotte Alexis Smith. This episode featured the track There’s Nothing in the Water We Can’t Fight by Cloud Control. Special thanks to Heidi Lenffer, Katrina Bullock and Munira Chowdhury.

Like what you hear? Please subscribe and rate Heaps Better on your favourite podcast app, and share online with the hashtag #heapsbetter. 

You can sign up for Heaps Better updates on our website: http://www.greenpeace.org.au/heapsbetter.

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Money? Boring. Climate? Ugh. But bands touring? Ah yeah. And that's how this show rolls. Sneak this episode on in the car on your summer roadtrip and your friends will be soaking up the divestment facts without even realising it!
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