Mostly Climate

Latest episodes:

Episode 4: A Bluffer's guide to COP26

In this episode Dr. Doug McNeall and Dr. Rosie Oakes talk to Prof. Peter Stott who describes what it's like to attend a COP climate conference and talks about the hopes an ambitions for this year's event in Glasgow.

Producers Clare Nasir and Grahame Madge
Series Editor: Adrian Holloway
 

Episode 3: Climate Risk Assessment

How does a nation prepare for climate change? What is climate adaptation and mitigation and which presents the greatest challenge?

In this episode Dr. Doug McNeall and Dr. Rosie Oakes talk to Prof. Richard Betts who outlines the science and implications of the current UK Climate Risk Assessment.

Producers: Clare Nasir and Grahame Madge
Series Editor: Adrian Holloway
 

Episode 2: Tipping Points

In this episode we look at climate tipping points - the mechanisms by which parts of the climate system may undergo irreversible change. Joining presenter Dr. Doug McNeall is Professor Tim Lenton, Director of the Global Systems Institute and Chair in Climate Change and Earth System Science at the University of Exeter.

Contributing speakers are:

Dr. Richard Wood, Climate, Cryosphere and Oceans Group Lead, Met Office Hadley Centre.
Dr. Ed Blockley, Polar Climate Group Lead, Met Office Hadley Centre.
Dr. Liana Anderson, Rsearcher at the National Center for Monitoring and Early Warning of Natural Disasters (CEMADEN) in Brazil.
Dr. Johannes Lohmann, Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Copenhagen.

Producers: Clare Nasir and Grahame Madge
Series Editor: Adrian Holloway

 

Episode 1: Building a climate model

In the first episode we look at climate models. These complex representations of natural forces underpin our scientific understanding of climate, but how do you ensure you have all the pieces when trying to solve the climate puzzle? To find out, podcast presenters Dr. Doug McNeall and Annie Schultz talk to experts at the cutting edge of climate research.

Producers: Clare Nasir and Grahame Madge
Series Editor: Adrian Holloway

More episodes are available here: SoundCloud