In this final Sustainability in Alentejo episode, I speak with João Barroso, manager of the Wines of Alentejo Sustainability Programme (WASP). We discuss how the programme evolved from a need to respond to worsening climatic… Read More »Ep. 08: Creating a Sustainable Wine Region – João Barroso
Solutions | Interventions
Dr Shaun Fitzgerald OBE, Director of the Centre for Climate Repair in Cambridge, discusses new research to build resilient and scaleable kelp growing platforms, asking the key question: can kelp forests capture and store a… Read More »Dr Shaun Fitzgerald OBE – Can Kelp Forests Capture a billion tonnes of carbon?
… the situation is a little bit frightening! Kelly Wanser, Silver Lining Institute: climate modelling, interventions, and unlocking global south talent “quickly”
In this ClimateGenn episode, I speak to Silver Lining Institute Executive Director, Kelly Wanser about the urgent need to invest billions of dollars into expanding our global coverage of climate modelling capacity. The worsening risks… Read More »… the situation is a little bit frightening! Kelly Wanser, Silver Lining Institute: climate modelling, interventions, and unlocking global south talent “quickly”
With the climate continuing to change and severe weather events becoming more frequent and more severe, there needs to be increased focus on addressing the root cause of these changes – emissions of greenhouse gases.… Read More »Addressing 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions in the built environment
In this ClimateGenn episode, I am speaking with Dr Delton Chen about his proposal for a Global Carbon Reward Coin. His proposal has been made famous by Kim Stanley Robinson in his much-quoted novel, Ministry… Read More »Dr Delton Chen | Ministry For A Living System Economy
In this ClimateGenn episode, I am speaking with Eden Project founder, Sir Tim Smit about the stories that need to be told to create the future we want o to have. Sir Tim sees the… Read More »Sir Tim Smit | Eden Projects for the future (come the revolution!)
In this ClimateGenn episode, I am speaking to professor Peter Wadhams from the University of Cambridge about his recent research for a book he is writing on the viability of greenhouse gas removal from the… Read More »Prof. Peter Wadhams | Can we remove billions of tonnes of CO2? And methane?
Speaking to Dr Shaun Fitzgerald OBE and Dr Hugh Hunt about climate repair. Please support my work: https://patreon.com/genncc
How do we remove 30bn tonnes of CO2+CH4 per year? In this conversation, Honolulu’s Climate Commission Chair, Professor Chip Fletcher speaks to Professor Sir David King about the growing emissions gap, the double accounting of… Read More »Policy Gaps & Climate Repair | Sir David King & Professor Chip Fletcher
Climate Crisis Advisory Group (CCAG) Chair, Professor Sir David King responds to questions about COP26 as the process shows signs of heavy criticism for unambitious progress, unfulfilled pledges and a growing concern from the public.… Read More »Sir David King | COP26 Update
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”
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
Challenge for society Globally, buildings are responsible for approximately 30% of all energy use. Some of that energy is going to be provided by electricity that comes from wind turbines which do not have any… Read More »Building Infrastructure Challenges | Getting Beyond Net Zero
In this episode of Shaping The Future, I am speaking with the Director of the Centre for Climate Repair in Cambridge, Dr Shaun Fitzgerald about how buildings can be adapted for climate resilience and the… Read More »Centre For Climate Repair, Dr Shaun Fitzgerald OBE | Flipping buildings from carbon source to sink
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
The level of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is too high; we are currently at over 500ppm CO2e. Worse still, global emissions continue apace. This is in part due to the inertia in our societies… Read More »Greenhouse Gas Removal (GGR) at scale is complex but necessary
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?