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UN University Report on Risk Tipping Points, ‘Interconnected Disaster Risks’ with Dr Jack O’Connor

In this climateGenn episode I am speaking with Dr Jack O’Connor, at the UN University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security. Jack is the author of the Interconnected Disaster Risks Report that is looking at… Read More »UN University Report on Risk Tipping Points, ‘Interconnected Disaster Risks’ with Dr Jack O’Connor

Bill McGuire’s Hot House Earth [Book] – Reflections on our current trajectory

In this ClimateGenn episode I speak with climate scientist & author Professor Bill McGuire about his recent book titled Hot House Earth. Bill discusses the necessity to discuss worse case climate outcomes at a time… Read More »Bill McGuire’s Hot House Earth [Book] – Reflections on our current trajectory

Considering catastrophe: high-impact, low-probability climate scenarios “dangerously underexplored”

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”