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Episode 14 - COP25 is underway
This week we cover the powerful speech of the Secretary General of the United Nations opening the COP25 conference.
Episode 13 - What's gone wrong at the EPA
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.
Episode 12 - US triggers Paris withdrawal
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.
Episode 11 - Exxon knew all along
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.
Episode 10 - More strikes ahead
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.
Episode 9 - Is it OK to Fly?
This week we try to answer the question "Is it OK to Fly?"