• Summary

  • In this series Imperial PhD student Peter Knapp speaks with scientists from multiple disciplines who are concerned about the current state and future of the climate and life on Earth. They share their personal stories, explaining what led them to be interested in the environmental and ecological crises. They discuss their opinions on public communication, politics, divestment campaigns, having children, Greta Thunberg, travel, carbon footprints, what they hope to see in the future and much more.
    Copyright © 2021 Grantham Institute - Climate Change and the Environment, All rights reserved.
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  • May 13 2022

    Alexis Gauthier, a multi-award-winning French chef and successful London restaurateur who turned vegan in 2016, and Dr Alice Brough, a former livestock vet who has become a climate, animal and human rights activist, discuss veganism, why taste is so important to make people change their diets, the meat and dairy industry, and the risks of industrial animal farming.

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    1 hr and 5 mins
  • Mar 18 2022

    Lucy Hogarth, an astrophysicist and climate activist, discusses why you don't need to be an ecologist or climate scientist to engage with climate activism, and how her late autism diagnosis has helped her to process the climate crisis and understand why others might find it hard to do so.

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    22 mins
  • Mar 4 2022

    Zoë Blackler, investigative journalist and co-ordinator of whistleblowing platform TruthTeller, and Steve Tooze, a former tabloid journalist and climate activist, consider how much the media shapes the way we think, how coverage of the climate crisis has changed over the years, the challenges facing journalists at the beginning of their careers, and what drove them to become activists.

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    49 mins

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