Australian actress Cate Blanchett has said her new environmental podcast Climate Of Change has gone a long way to tempering her “eco-anxiety”.
nvironmental advocate Blanchett, 52, will co-star in her first podcast series following her recent role in Adam McKay’s climate crisis satire Don’t Look Up.
The Oscar-winning star has co-created 2 seasons with Danny Kennedy, climate entrepreneur/activist. These seasons explore the most challenging climate issues and the groundbreaking work being undertaken to address them.
The first series will launch globally on Audible in April ahead of Earth Day.
Blanchett said: “This podcast is a joyous extension of a long-standing friendship that all of us at Dirty Films have had with the wonderful Danny Kennedy.
“Danny’s knowledge about and passion for climate solutions is infectious, and our experience developing this project with the folks at StoryHunter for Audible has been a shot in the arm – and has gone a long way to tempering our eco-anxiety.
“We hope that our listeners enjoy hearing the conversations as much as we have enjoyed having them.”
It is the first podcast series on climate change that has been published on Audible.
The Hollywood actress will interview high-profile guests alongside the world’s leading authors and thought leaders in the green economy.
The podcast will also feature a soundtrack by Grammy Award-winning electronic artist Imogen Heatp.
Aurelie De Troyer, senior vice president of international English content at Audible, said: “We are thrilled to be working on such an exciting and important series as Climate Of Change.
“Podcasts are the perfect vehicle to educate and raise awareness of important issues and it’s an honour to collaborate with the extremely talented Cate and Danny on their first podcast.”
Audible and Blanchett’s Dirty Films have commissioned two seasons of Climate Of Change which will launch globally in April.