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Challenging Climate

Jesse Reynolds and Pete Irvine

Asking tough questions about the science, technology, and politics of climate change, two climate researchers challenge leading experts on one of the defining issues of our age. Every two weeks, they explore how we can fight global warming by cutting greenhouse gas emissions, carbon removal, adaptation and solar geoengineering. Dr. Jesse Reynolds and Dr. Pete Irvine consider the roles of computer models and persuasive narratives, economics and public policy, and renewable energy and national security in the climate debate, and look beyond to issues such as biotechnology and international development.

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music by Peter Danilchuk @clambgramb (IG/Twitter).

24. Glen Peters and Linda Steg on the Paris Agreement, the feasibility and psychology of the 1.5ºC target November 29, 2022 Episode artwork 23. Luke Kemp on defining, evaluating and managing catastrophic climate risk November 15, 2022 Episode artwork 22. Oliver Morton on reaching net zero, and the feasibility and politics of geoengineeringOctober 31, 2022 Episode artwork 21. Ben Novak on Revive & Restore: leveraging biotechnology for de-extinctionOctober 18, 2022 Episode artwork 20. Gaia Vince on Nomad Century: migration, food and geo-engineeringOctober 04, 2022 Episode artwork 19. Kerry Emanuel on hurricanes and hypercanes in a warming world September 20, 2022 Episode artwork 18. Arunabha Ghosh on CEEW and India's environmental challengesSeptember 06, 2022 Episode artwork 17. Tom Matthews on tropical glaciers and extreme heatAugust 23, 2022 Episode artwork 16. Hannah Ritchie on Our World in Data and some of the world's biggest problemsAugust 09, 2022 Episode artwork 15. Dagomar Degroot on Historical Climatology and the Frigid Golden AgeJuly 26, 2022 Episode artwork 14. Nils Gilman on avocado politics and climate securityJuly 12, 2022 Episode artwork 13. Britt Wray on Generation Dread and the rise of eco-anxietyJune 28, 2022 Episode artwork 12. Mark Maslin on Human Evolution and the AnthropoceneJune 14, 2022 Episode artwork 11. Jesse and Pete interview each otherMay 31, 2022 Episode artwork 10. Wake Smith on Pandora's toolbox and the feasibility of stratospheric aerosol geoengineeringMay 17, 2022 Episode artwork 9. Sir David King on science advice, climate politics, and climate repairMay 02, 2022 Episode artwork 8. Jan Minx on the IPCC's latest report on mitigationApril 19, 2022 Episode artwork 7. Gavin Schmidt on observing, attributing and communicating climate changeApril 05, 2022 Episode artwork 6. Elizabeth Kolbert on climate change, extinctions, and life Under a White SkyMarch 21, 2022 Episode artwork 5. Robert Lempert on climate impacts in the IPCC and deep uncertaintyMarch 07, 2022 Episode artwork 4. Zion Lights on nuclear energy, technology, and climate changeFebruary 21, 2022 Episode artwork 3. Roger Pielke on the politics of climate change, scenarios, and extreme weatherFebruary 07, 2022 Episode artwork 2. Holly Buck on ending fossil fuelsJanuary 25, 2022 Episode artwork 1. Neal Stephenson on solar geoengineering and Termination ShockJanuary 11, 2022 Episode artwork Trailer: Launching in January 2022October 23, 2021 Episode artwork