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
United Nations | Net Zero
In Part 2 with Dr Joe Romm, we discuss how offsetting impacts the NDC accounting systems that underpin the Paris Agreement
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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
Reducing emissions seems like the most obvious policy and yet it has met so much resistance, even as far back as the Rio Earth Summit nearly 30 years ago. This unwillingness to act has been… Read More »We need a UN Security Council on Climate Change
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
In this episode of Shaping The Future, I am speaking with Gold Standard CEO, Margaret Kim. Gold Standard sets the standard for climate positive implementation of a wide range of global-scale projects. The global push… Read More »Measuring Impact; don’t know? Don’t care! Margaret Kim, CEO, Gold Standard
An estimated 50-100 billion tonnes of carbon has been lost from our soils since the beginning of the industrial revolution. Wine industry luminaries are now looking to start putting it back by using regenerative farming… Read More »Wine industry leaders join the global ‘Race To Zero’ effort with Regenerative Viticulture Drive
UN Secretary General states the dire climate situation we face sounding more like climate activist than politician.
Is net zero potentially worse than the threat of climate itself? Knorr thinks it could be.
Climate scientists discusses the impacts of the pandemic on the climate crisis
The UK is readying itself for the presidency of the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26), to be held in Glasgow in November 2020. In the wake of the failure of COP25, a British presidency… Read More »The Journey To COP26 – Glasgow – Starts Now
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!’