Welcome to Shaping The Future – this interview is with author and Cambridge polar ice scientist Professor Peter Wadhams.
We discuss the common exponential factors that exist between the COVID-19 pandemic and in the positive feedbacks of the changing climate system.
We also discuss the urgent need for carbon drawdown or greenhouse gas removal as it also known, to tackle the excess burden of 1 trillion tonnes of pollution that humanity has pumped into the biosphere.
Professor Wadhams is a leading authority on polar ice climate and is currently guest lecturing in Turin Polytechnic in Italy. This interview was recorded in May 2020 during the lockdown but has relevant input from Peter about how we must consider action to shape a better future.
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