Resources

Find resources and links to other pages here on topics from sustainable living to podcasts on activism

Exciting and engaging podcasts on culture, sustainability, activism and environmentalism and much more

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There’s a lot to make us Yikes in this world. From the climate crisis to racism to activism and resisting oppressive systems, it can call get a bit overwhelming. Yikes is a podcast which leans into the Yikes of the world rather than letting it overwhelm us. We breakdown the issues in an accessible intersectional and nuanced way to guide us towards action together.

Hosted by Mikaela Loach and Josephine Becker, edited by Finlay Mowat.

Information and resources for people living in Stirling, including sustainable living options, and groups to check out!

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Transition Stirling, in partnership with the Kitchen at 44, established Stirling Community Food in March 2020.

Now based at 5 Wellgreen Lane in Stirling town centre, Stirling Community Food helps reduce food waste. Instead of large supermarkets putting large volumes of excess and near-sell-by-date food in the bin, the project collects the excess food and offers it to everyone in the community for free. Customers can collect many fresh bakery goods, frozen foods and flowers as well as a variety of fresh fruit and vegetables.

Find resources linked to different events run at the festival here! Great if you can’t make an event or it is fully booked

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We are running a bunch of Climate collage workshops in partnership with Climate Fresk. Climate Collage is a game for all levels which takes you through different aspects of climate change, helping people to understand the full picture while challenging them to make connections between things like agriculture and sea level rise. To check out more go to their website !

Resources for some of the various projects running as part of the festival

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Hands up for climate is an interactive piece of art and climate action. It asks people to add their hand and a message to the tree, causing it to bloom with the hopes, dreams, and worries for our planet’s future.

Information and resources for people looking to get into climate activism, or expand the work they are doing

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Global Justice Now is a democratic social justice organisation working as part of a global movement to challenge the powerful and create a more just and equal world. We mobilise people in the UK for change, and act in solidarity with those fighting injustice, particularly in the global south.

Find film and book resources related to the climate challenge as well as relevant social justice issues

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This film has a few problems – namely travelling the world on plane and the lack of some hard statistics, however it has a positive outlook and will motivate and empower those who watch it . DESCRIPTION: Concerned about his young daughter’s future, filmmaker Damon Gameau travels the world in search of new approaches and solutions to climate change. He meets with innovators and changemakers in many fields to draw on their expertise.

Rest and Mental Health are vital to stay aware of, especially in Climate and Activist circles where overworking, anxiety, depression, and burnout can be common. Here are some resources that you can hopefully use to stave that off!

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