Professor Jonathan Bamber is a physicist with expertise in analysing Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheets. Support my work: https://patreon.com/genncc or visit https://genn.cc for more info. In this interview, he discusses their vulnerability under different warming… Read More »Professor Jonathan Bamber | 2m sea-level rise leads to the breakdown of civilisation
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
Incredible speech at the Climate March in Glasgow Nov 2021 during #COP26 View more at Support my work at https://patreon.com/genncc
This COP26 in Glasgow is the story of split perspectives, a greenwashing COP hell-bent on establishing a narrative of just-in-time, saviour pledges that we all sit back and hope come to pass, and another one… Read More »Hope, Anger & Finding A Better Future | Prof. Jason Box talks to Prof. Rupert Read
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
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.
Weather extremes can cause economic ripples along our supply chains. If they occur at roughly the same time the ripples start interacting and can amplify even if they occur at completely different places around the… Read More »The Ripple Factor: Economic losses from weather extremes can amplify each other across the world
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”
Dr Saleemul Huq is a highly respected climate scientist from Bangladesh who has worked for decades to progress the safety of the most vulnerable people up the climate policymaking agenda. Traditionally the most vulnerable people… Read More »Dr Saleemul Huq | “We have crossed a climate threshold” | ADAPT NOW!
“…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
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
In this episode of Shaping The Future, I am speaking to Global Security expert, Dr Chad Briggs at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Chad advises many global organisations on the intersection between climate change and… Read More »How Climate Change Intersects With Global Security | Dr Chad Briggs
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?