Edward speaks to Dr Gergis about her experience as the lead author of Working Group 1 of the IPCC’s latest assessment report (AR.6), as well as her own experiences of facing up to the scale of the challenges posed by a rapidly warming natural world.
Bertie asks Professor Diana Ojeda (Universidad de los Andes) why many scholars and activists are wary of populationist narratives in climate planning.
Alasdair speaks to Thomas Pellerin Carlin, Director of the EU Programme at the Institute for Climate Economics, about the French politics of nuclear energy and sufficiency.
Bertie speaks to Professor Laura Murphy about international supply chains and forced labour in China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region.
Alasdair speaks to Dr. Doug Parr, Greenpeace UK’s Chief Scientist, about the UK’s place on the global stage, how its net zero policies are progressing, and how the country is taking dangerous risks with nuclear and aviation.
Bertie speaks to Wijnand Stoefs, Carbon Market Watch’s policy lead on Carbon Removal, about how EU policy is developing around greenhouse gas removals.
Professor Paul Stevens, of University of Dundee and Chatham House, discusses the history of energy transitions and the fallacy of ‘peak oil’.
Bertie speaks to fashion journalist and sustainability consultant Lucianne Tonti about her new book Sundressed: Natural Fabrics and the Future of Clothing.
Alasdair speaks to Professor Mike Norton, Environment Programme Director at the European Academies Science Advisory Council, about newly published research on neonicotinoid pesticides.
Lauren talks Professor Thane Gustafson about how Russian leaders’ commitment to climate change is affected by factors both at home and overseas.