XR University

XR University

This is a Podcast made for and by young adults. Each episode features discussions about protesting and the environment. Some discussions will focus on the reasons for joining the cause, different outlooks on the climate crisis, and debates on different environmental topics and perspectives.

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November 30, 2020 30 min

In this episode, I sit down with Coralie Hunt, Amber Casiot, and EJ. All young members of Youth Strike 4 Climate;  from Oxfordshire, Brighton and Surrey respectively.

Together we discuss how they got into activism and why. We also debate about young people and their impact on the environmental movement, and the pressure the current environmental situation is having on youth. A pressure that frankly shouldn't exist and shouldn...

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In this episode, I sit down with Amy Stapleton, a member of Bristol Youth Strike for Climate, and a young 18-year-old Activist.

I sit down with her and we discuss how she got into activism and why. We also debate about the human effect on climate change and whether Anthropogenic Climate Change has added a self-replicating nature to Climate Change itself, or if it's always been that way.

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This is the new mini-segment of the XR University Podcast, called "Emergency Environment". In this segment, I inform you about five global environmental news topics that have occurred this week. 

This mini segment will be posted weekly every Wednesday at 12pm.

This week's topics range from flooding in Kenya, Ocean Temperatures destroying half of the Great Barrier Reef's corals, to the Trump Administration putting the ...

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This is the new mini-segment of the XR University Podcast, called "Emergency Environment". In this segment, I will inform you about five global environmental news topics that have occurred this week. 

This mini segment will be posted weekly every Wednesday at 12pm.

This week's topics range from the Earthshot Prize, to Boris Johnson's Wind Power Pledge and Greta Thunberg's New Film. 

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This is a special episode of XR University Podcast because we get to sit down and talk with ISYLA.
ISYLA is an amazing up and coming musical duo from Cornwall, made by singer Lizzie Freeborn and singer-songwriter Amy Woodburn. They released their album in June of this year and aim to make songs for change and to promote environmental awareness and activism. 
This episode I sit down with Amy Woodburn and we talk about how ISYLA start...

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For the first episode of the 2nd Season we bring you a collaboration between XR Cardiff Students and Lancaster University Extinction Rebellion (which has now been rebranded to the Human Odyssey Podcast). With myself, Alexia Barrett, and two other XR Cardiff Student members, Arina Bagdasaryan and Sophie Anderson. From Lancaster University we have Skander Manaa.
Listen to this episode to find out what LUXR has been up to, also be rea...

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June 28, 2020 45 min

For the season 1 finale of the XR University Podcast, we bring you an insightful conversation with Matt Tomlin.?
Matt is the founder of the Cardiff University Extinction Rebellion Society and this episode he tells us how he built the society, why he did so and the relevance of joining the environmental movement as a student. We also discuss the importance of being an environmentalist who supports the Black Lives Matters movement.?

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May 22, 2020 40 min

After a short break XR University, your podcast for interviews with university students who are members of Extinction Rebellion, is back. 
 This episode I, your host (Alexia Barrett), interview active XR member, head of Outreach at Cardiff University XR, Sophie Anderson. Sophie tells us about her views on extinction rebellion and the climate crisis.

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April 26, 2020 43 min

Episode 4 of the XR University Podcast brings you a Group Discussion, with myself (Alexia Barrett), Estelle Brannan, Amy Baker, Sophie Anderson, Hannah Penwright and Arina Bagdasaryan. All members of the Cardiff University Extinction Rebellion Society. 
We talk about the Environmental Movement, the current COVID-19 Crisis and many more topics to do with Extinction Rebellion. 
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April 19, 2020 24 min

The Extinction Rebellion University podcast is back after a short break. Here with Estelle Brannan we talk about everything XR, from experiences protesting to views on the environmental movement. 

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March 22, 2020 25 min

On this week's episode of XR University, we talk with Hannah Penwright. A 2nd year Journalism and English Literature Student at Cardiff University who is also an Extinction Rebellion member. Hannah answer's questions about being a Christian and believing in environmental activism, she tells us about her experience with balancing student life with XR activities and gives us her opinion on the environmental movement. 

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March 16, 2020 28 min

This is XR University, a Podcast series that features a series of interviews with University students who are also members of the controversial and topical environmental activist group, Extinction Rebellion. In this episode I interview Reuben James, an Engineering student at Cardiff University and XR member, and I pick his brain on everything XR. Listen to this episode to find out his experiences protesting, his experience being ar...

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March 3, 2020 1 min

XR University is a new Podcast for Student Activists. It is a platform where students can discuss their experiences with Extinction Rebellion and the environmental movement in general. Where we can tackle issues from fears and worries about the climate crisis, reasons for joining the movement, and visions for the future. 

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