Climate Change Weekly podcast

Climate Change Weekly

Climate Change Weekly

Climate Change Weekly is a podcast that picks some of the week's most important climate change related news for discussion, includes a topic of the week (which is thought provoking and often controversial) and encourages listeners to do their part to tackle climate change. Please get in touch if you have suggestions for making the podcast better or you would like to suggest a topic of the week. You can contact me via an email to weeklyclimate@gmail.com or on twitter using @WeeklyClimate.

14 Episodes

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    Episode 14 - COP25 is underway

    12:54

    This week we cover the powerful speech of the Secretary General of the United Nations opening the COP25 conference.
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    Episode 13 - What's gone wrong at the EPA

    16:40

    This week the European parliament declared a global “climate and environmental emergency”; COP 25 will be held in Madrid in the coming week; Greta was still mid-ocean for the climate strike; Forest fires sweep Australia and for the topic of the week, we look at what's gone wrong at the EPA.
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    Episode 12 - US triggers Paris withdrawal

    10:13

    This week, as the US formally gives notice of its withdrawal from the Paris agreement, 11,000 scientists endorse a letter entitled “Scientist’s Warning of a Climate Emergency”. Also this week, a study concludes that sea level rise could affect 3 times a many people by 2050 as previously thought.
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    Episode 11 - Exxon knew all along

    17:25

    This week we look at the admission from an Exxon scientist that they have known how much CO2 and how much warming would be caused by the use of oil since at least 1982. We also retell the story of lead in gasoline and the heroic efforts of Clair Patterson that eventually resulted in its removal.
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    Episode 10 - More strikes ahead

    9:56

    This week Greta tells a rally that young people must be prepared to strike for a very long time; the IMF says a fossil-fuel emissions tax would be the most effective way to reduce air pollution; almost 17,500 lives could be saved if just 27% of china’s cars were EVs and BA will offset all domestic flight emissions from next year.
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    Episode 9 - Is it OK to Fly?

    10:28

    This week we try to answer the question "Is it OK to Fly?"
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    Episode 8 - The Holocene has ended

    16:18

    David Attenborough warns that the Holocene has ended; the United Nations summit fails to achieve its objectives; Al Gore writes in the New York Times; Climate strikes continue to grow and the topic of the week is Wright's Law.
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    Episode 7 - Finally gaining momentum

    14:07

    Millions around the world took part in the climate strike on Friday; Amazon to reach carbon zero by 2040; Daimler Benz to focus on electrification; Sudden Stratospheric Warming over Antarctica and what was the real death toll of Dorian?
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    Episode 6 - Big Tech Companies

    14:36

    This week a new poll shows that the number of Americans that believe climate change is a crisis is growing; an area of forest the size of the UK is destroyed every year; Arnie says Trump can’t erase a decade of clean air progress with a sharpie and in the topic of the week we look at the environmental record of the five big tech companies.
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    Episode 5 - Electric cars

    17:16

    This week we look at the benefits of electric cars, including recommendations on which cars to buy and what to look for.

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