During my trip across Alentejo, it was a pleasure to visit the cooperative Adega de Borba. Winemaking in and around Borba has a long pedigree and is even mentioned in ‘Murray’s handbook to Travels in… Read More »Ep. 4 – Adega De Borba, Sustainability = Survivability of Communities, Helena Ferreira
In this ClimateGenn episode, we are discussing the risk of maladaptation that can seriously undermine our efforts to tackle the climate challenges we know are coming towards us. Dr Lisa Schipper is an Environmental Social Science… Read More »Maladaptation | Dr Lisa Schipper | The Perils of Bad Climate Adaptation
Researchers call for a new “Climate Endgame” agenda and say far too little work has gone into understanding the mechanisms by which rising temperatures might pose a “catastrophic” risk to society and humanity: For instance,… Read More »Considering catastrophe: high-impact, low-probability climate scenarios “dangerously underexplored”
In this Alentejo Wines episode, I am speaking to Iain Richardson, from the wine estate, Mouchão. Mouchão is a great example of an integrated estate in Alentejo where different flora and fauna are interwoven to… Read More »Ep 3: Herdade de Mouchão, Biodiversity, Terroir, A Scorching Climate & Struggle for Sustainability
In this ClimateGenn episode I speak with Lieutenant General Norman Seip, the President of the American Security Project, about the urgency for the US Senate to stop playing dice with the global climate and vote… Read More »Lieutenant General Norman Seip – Is US Congress A Global Climate Security Threat?
SPEAKERS Nick Breeze, Dr Greg V Jones Nick Breeze In the second episode of the Alentejo climate and sustainability series, I’m speaking with winemaker and climate scientist Dr. Greg Jones, who has co authored… Read More »Ep 2 – Dr Gregory V Jones – Wines And Climate Science
In this ClimateGenn episode, I speak with Fossil Free London activist Nuri Syed Corser about their focussed activism targeting the biggest polluters operating in the UK’s capital. At a time when the UK is reeling… Read More »Exposing London’s Dirty Business – Fossil Free London
SPEAKERS João Barroso – WASP, João Roquette – Esporão, Iain Richardson – Mouchão, Nick Breeze, Dr Greg V Jones, Professor Kimberly Nicholas, Luis Patrão – Coelheiros, Mafalda Vasquez – Grous, Helena Ferreira – Adega de… Read More »Ep 1: Sustainability & Wine in Alentejo – introduction
Why are climate scientists getting arrested? Dr Stuart Capstick discusses the upside & downside of direct action.￼
In this ClimateGenn episode, I am speaking to climate psychologist and Deputy Director and theme lead for the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformation (CAST Centre) Dr Stuart Capstick from Cardiff University about why scientists… Read More »Why are climate scientists getting arrested? Dr Stuart Capstick discusses the upside & downside of direct action.￼
Heatwaves over Europe have increased three to four times faster than in the rest of the northern mid-latitudes like the US or Canada, a new study finds. An international team of scientists looked at observational… Read More »Increase in western Europe heatwaves linked to changes in jet stream
In this ClimateGenn episode, I am speaking with Sunny Morgan in South Africa about the Debt for Climate Campaign that is calling for the global north to cancel the debts of the global south, which… Read More »Sunny Morgan: Cancel the debt… take your knee off the neck of the Global South!
In this ClimateGenn episode, I am speaking with the theologian, environmentalist and philosopher, and author of over 50 books, Dr. John B Cobb, about his efforts to bring into being a Living Earth Movement. The… Read More »Dr John Cobb | Campaign for a Living Earth Movement
On Tuesday 24th May the Wines of Alentejo Sustainability Programme (WASP) accompanied by 8 wine producers, came to London to present both the work they have been doing in establishing a rigorous sustainability certification scheme and the… Read More »No. 1 Climate vulnerable wine region, Alentejo, focuses on true sustainability
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In this ClimateGenn episode, I am speaking with professor Kevin Anderson from the Tyndall Centre at Manchester University. This is a longer interview with many, I believe, crucial points for consideration. We discuss our current… Read More »Kevin Anderson | Worst of both worlds: less carbon budget, dire impacts
The current heatwave in India and Pakistan sets the scene for this ClimateGenn episode, speaking with Climate Crisis Advisory Group Chair, Professor Sir David King about their new report on what we must do to… Read More »Sir David King on Heatwaves, Action, & Activism: “No one will escape..”
Substituting just a fifth of meat from cattle with microbial protein – a meat alternative produced in fermentation tanks – by 2050 could halve deforestation, a new analysis by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) now published… Read More »Fungi-based meat alternatives to help save Earth’s forests
Donziger helped win a $9.5 billion judgment against Oil Giant Chevron for deliberately discharging billion of gallons of toxic waste into the Amazon; Members Say “Intimidation Tactics” by Corporations and Courts Could Chill Future Attempts… Read More »McGovern Leads Calls on President Biden to Pardon Environmental Lawyer Steven Donziger