In this episode of Shaping The Future, I am speaking with former UK Government Chief Science Advisor, Sir David King. Sir David has recently set up the Climate Crisis Advisory Group (CCAG) to respond with… Read More »Sir David King Interview | Arctic Briefing | Climate Crisis Advisory Group
This episode features an interview with former Pakistani Defence Minister General Ghazi. I recorded this at COP25 in Madrid and am replaying here because General Ghazi identifies with great clarity, a stage process that can… Read More »[Preventing Human Chaos] General Ghazi | Climate As A Driver Of Conflict
Of the over 400 climate scenarios assessed in the 1.5°C report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), only around 50 scenarios avoid significantly overshooting 1.5°C. Of those only around 20 make realistic assumptions… Read More »Few realistic scenarios left to limit global warming to 1.5°C
UN Secretary General states the dire climate situation we face sounding more like climate activist than politician.
WRI Director Dan Lashof discusses President Biden’s climate change policy agenda.
Dr Gail Bradbrook discusses the need for activism in a time of climate emergency
Professor Kevin Anderson discusses the failure of climate policy.
The UK is readying itself for the presidency of the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26), to be held in Glasgow in November 2020. In the wake of the failure of COP25, a British presidency… Read More »The Journey To COP26 – Glasgow – Starts Now
The negotiators at this year’s COP25 in Madrid achieved nothing, despite warnings from many voices about the acceleration of the climate crisis. The UN climate negotiations in Madrid, COP25, have amounted to precious little. The extended talks… Read More »COP25 UN climate talks: ‘in moral terms… it’s evil!’
Nick Breeze: There has been a drop in the rate of the rise of emissions. Should we interpret this as good news? Kelly Levin: The bottom line is that this is bad news because we… Read More »Is the COP process working? World Resources Institute decarbonisation specialist, Kelly Levin
Nick Breeze interviews professor John Schellnhuber, who set up the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in 1991 to study climate. Nick Breeze (NB): Thinking back to the beginning of the Potsdam Institute, and where… Read More »Schellnhuber: ‘It’s nonlinearity – stupid!’
Barack Obama now argues “we are speeding our car towards the cliff at a very fast rate”. Adrian Bridge, CEO of the 326yr old port company hosting the former US president adds “what we need… Read More »Barack Obama admits Paris Accord targets ‘not enough to avoid catastrophe’
This session was recorded at COP23 in Bonn. Kevin Anderson is the Deputy Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in Manchester UK.
The atmosphere within the COP21 meeting was one of business instead of saving Mother Earth. World leaders were in deep negotiations not over climate policy, they were in negotiations about commercialization of nature. The result… Read More »COP21 Paris Accord failed humanity, impacted communities respond