Climate Change

Episode 1 April 28, 2021 00:22:52
Climate Change
The Louder Than Words Podcast
Climate Change

Apr 28 2021 | 00:22:52


Show Notes

The time for action is now. In our very first episode Professor Jules Pretty and journalist Martha Dixon, talk to some of the world’s leading climate experts about their work to fight climate change and to those who use this research to influence policy and engage the public.

Andri Snaer Magnason (1:35) is a writer and poet and climate change is his passion. He uses his writing to get climate change on the agenda and storytelling to make sense out of complex climate data.

Dr Michelle Taylor (6:12) and Professor Graham Underwood (8:33) from the University of Essex discuss how their research contributes to policies that aim to reduce climate change.

At an international policy level Tanya Steele (11:27), CEO of the UK’s World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF), emphasises the importance of science in making decisions and generating new ideas.

Environmentalist and company director Simon Lyster (15:12) brings another dimension – the role that business plays in the drive towards a healthy natural environment.

Finally we talk to young activist Hattie (20:54) who as a WWF Youth Ambassador is passionate about the natural environment and preserving it for future generations.

Full show notes including transcription available at: 

Feedback welcome at: [email protected]

Other Episodes

Episode 16

January 20, 2022 00:38:59
Episode Cover

Indigenous Voices

Louder than Words looks at the experience of indigenous people around the world from the reclaiming of cultural identities, activism and the struggle for...


Episode 36

March 09, 2023 00:42:21
Episode Cover

Good Bugs, Bad Bugs

Join Terry McGenity and Corinne Whitby in conversation with Jules Pretty on the worlds of microbes in oceans, in soils and in the air,...


Episode 31

October 26, 2022 00:37:02
Episode Cover

The Best of Both Worlds

Join Caterina Cinel, Luca Citi and Reinhold Scherer in conversation with Jules Pretty about brain-computer interfaces and neural engineering. Caterina Cinel, Luca Citi and...