English barrister Polly Higgins aims to pass an international law against ecocide. The law is already being tested in the UK, where a mock trial jury convicted two CEOs of ecocide in their mining of the Alberta Tar Sands. Interview by Frieda Werden during Higgins's cross-Canada tour looking for supporters of the proposed law to help raise the issue at the upcoming Rio Earth Summit. More info: More info: www.eradicatingecocide.com
The most action packed show to date, here we move into June with an hour and a half of stuff that matters and music to tingle the senses. With the warmer weather moving in and the city coming alive again we tell those untold stories and showcast some of the best new acts and artists.
Listen: #5 the June Show
Ahoy there Landlubbers! Are you ready to tune in to another baddy chasing, wind generating, solar cooking edition of your Riseup! Radio? This month we’re up to no good at the offices of power company E-On, we learn more about the current situation in Zimbabwe and talk to Aran about how we are going to prepare ourselves for when the oil runs out. We also have live music by Joss and some fine poems from our DIY poets.
Welcome to another superduper action packed edition of your Riseup Radio chock full of local news, tunes & interviews from Nottingham, UK.