In this ClimateGenn episode I speak with Roger Hallam, original cofounder of Extinction Rebellion, Just Stop Oil and other socially focussed organisations. He also hosts the ‘Designing The Revolution’ podcast. Roger’s communication style is often confrontational and very direct.
In this interview he discusses where he thinks we are now and the complex sociological processes at work that will determine the future. Moving into 2024 we are faced with the reality that the largest fossil fuel producers are expanding production around the world, demonstrating disregard for all the scientific warnings and broken-promises that litter the decades since the 1970’s, regarding over consumption and carbon pollution.
PREORDER ‘COPOUT – HOW GOVERNMENTS HAVE FAILED THE CLIMATE’ By Nick Breeze – https://amzn.to/3U2EwFt
The COP process of the last eight years from Paris to Dubai is documented in my book COPOUT which is available to preorder on Amazon now.
This year I will be focussing on speaking with people who articulate the myriad pathways forward from the social, political, natural and technological options – and their inevitable pitfalls. The objective is to see what we can learn and improve our chances for a better outcome than what we currently face. Thank you for all supporters who make this series possible.
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Praise for COPOUT:
‘COPOUT is required reading for anyone trusting on global action by governments to solve the planet’s climate crisis.’
Dr Alice Hill, former special assistant to President Barack Obama and senior director for resilience policy at the National Security Council.
‘A must-read for all of us who care about and work for a manageable future for humanity and the ecosystems that we depend on’
Sir David King – Former Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government.
‘COPOUT gives a very strong sense of what the stakes are, in the climate struggle and shows the urgent need for other nimbler ways forward as we finally face up to the existential threat now upon us’
Emeritus Professor Rupert Read, author of Why Climate Breakdown Matters and Co-Director of the Climate Majority Project
‘This is just what we need!’
Professor Hugh Hunt, Director of Centre for Climate Repair at University of Cambridge