A quick meet-up with prof. Katharine Hayhoe – here we gauge the mood of the COP, the mood on the streets, and whether the COP is full of little more than hot air or not.… Read More »Professor Katharine Hayhoe | This affects all of us #cop26glasgow
The Cryosphere Pavilion was one of the most interesting pavilions I came across at this COP, simply taking in the presentations of a group of superb scientists who are telling us very clearly that we… Read More »Can we save the European Alps snow cover? Matthias Huss, ETH Zurich
The major Atlantic ocean current, to which also the Gulf stream belongs, may have been losing stability in the course of the last century. This is shown in a new study published in Nature Climate… Read More »Is AMOC, a major Atlantic ocean current system approaching a critical threshold?
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
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?
Under global warming, tipping elements in the Earth system can destabilize each other and eventually lead to climate domino collapse effects. The ice sheets on Greenland and West Antarctica are potential starting points for tipping… Read More »Tipping points can destabilize each other, leading to climate domino collapse effects
Russian Arctic Methane Releases & Subsea Permafrost Degradation | Professor Örjan Gustafsson (Part 2)
In this second episode of the methane miniseries, I speak to Professor Orjan Gustafsson from Stockholm University about his team’s ongoing collaboration with the Russian research team, led by Professor Igor Semiletov, investigating the Siberian… Read More »Russian Arctic Methane Releases & Subsea Permafrost Degradation | Professor Örjan Gustafsson (Part 2)
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.
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
Is net zero potentially worse than the threat of climate itself? Knorr thinks it could be.
Discussing whether the Pine Island Glacier has crossed the tipping points that will lead to multi-metre sea-level rise.
We need global coordination to prevent Antarctic catastrophe
Zack helps to break down the complexity of this annual report & highlights some of the major impacts that climate change is bringing to the polar Arctic region.
Is there a new Arctic climate feedback mechanism? Jennifer Francis thinks there is.
Zack Labe discusses the Arctic region of the Laptev Sea
Environmental veteran Sir Jonathon Porritt discusses his new book, Hope In Hell on Shaping The Future with Nick Breeze