In this episode of Shaping The Future, I am inside the COP attending talks and speaking mainly to scientists but also half-listening to the pledges and commitments being made. What is striking is the sense… Read More »Inside COP26Glasgow; is this the ambition needed to avert disaster?
In this episode of Shaping The Future, I am speaking to professor Rupert Read on the eve of his trial that has since taken place resulting in a guilty verdict and a very modest fine handed… Read More »Professor Rupert Read | Denial On Trial and What To Do When The COP fails.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsanaro accused of crimes against humanity at International Criminal Court (ICC)
Complementing existing ICC complaints, the Communication adds a new international dimension Submitting party “AllRise” relies on existing legal framework to aim at setting a precedent ending impunity for environmental destruction Oct. 12, 2021 – AllRise accuses President… Read More »Brazilian President Jair Bolsanaro accused of crimes against humanity at International Criminal Court (ICC)
In the run-up to COP26, we face a new onslaught of mainstream media coverage of how this conference will decide the fate of humanity. The truth is that even the best outcome being sought by… Read More »Professor Kevin Anderson: “To hell in a hand cart”
“…a crisis that should not happen!” Menghestab Haile, Regional Director, World Food Programme In this special episode of Shaping The Future, I am speaking with Regional Director for the World Food Programme in Southern… Read More »Climate Famine In Southern Madagascar
In this episode of Shaping The Future, I am speaking with Alice Hill who was Special Assistant to President Obama at the White House and Senior Director for Resilience Policy at the National Security Council,… Read More »Alice Hill | Adaptation Critical To Our Global Climate Preparedness Strategy
With feedbacks from thawing permafrost and other sources on the rise, Sir David King discusses how close are we to the point where these sources of greenhouse gases outpace our own efforts to reduce atmospheric… Read More »Are accelerating impacts at risk of outpacing action?
In this episode of Shaping The Future, I am speaking with the Director of Development and Communications at EarthLanka, Saffran Mihnar. Saffran is an advocate for climate solutions
Philosophy Lecture Series 2021: Author/Philosopher Rupert Read discusses why philosophy in a climate crisis matters. Also, watch the lectures here.
WHO adviser, Saima Wazed, discusses the need for greater support for worlds most vulnerable people.
Professor Kevin Anderson discusses the failure of climate policy.
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!’
Dr Saleemul Huq explains we must stay below 1.5ºC – and why loss and damage compensation, and litigation, are the next big agenda items at COP24. Nick Breeze (NB): When we are talking about the… Read More »Dr Saleemul Huq Interview: climate litigation looms
Professor Saleemul Huq: “They are making profits by killing people… so tax them! Let’s put a Loss and Damage levy on them”
Professor Saleemul Huq is Director International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) at the Independent University, Bangladesh. In this short interview, Prof. Huq talks about his work and explains how those most vulnerable to… Read More »Professor Saleemul Huq: “They are making profits by killing people… so tax them! Let’s put a Loss and Damage levy on them”
World Food Programme Head of Climate Risk Gernot Laganda: Additional 38m hungry from climate impacts
Gernot Laganda is the Head of Climate Risk and impact prevention at the World Food Programme. After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016,… Read More »World Food Programme Head of Climate Risk Gernot Laganda: Additional 38m hungry from climate impacts
Saturday 11th of November – 15:45–16:45 (Fiji Pavilion) COP23 Endorsed Event Finance flows to Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) need to scale up significantly to deliver on the Paris Agreement. However, private sector… Read More »Rebuilding trust in REDD+ to scale up Finance – COP23