Challenging Climate

16. Hannah Ritchie on Our World in Data and some of the world's biggest problems

August 09, 2022 Jesse Reynolds and Pete Irvine Episode 16
Challenging Climate
16. Hannah Ritchie on Our World in Data and some of the world's biggest problems
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Dr Hannah Ritchie is a Senior Researcher at the Oxford Martin Programme in Global Development and the Head of Research at Our World in Data. In this episode, we spoke with Hannah about her work at Our World in Data and her article, "Stop Telling Kids They’ll Die From Climate Change". We discuss her thoughts on what some of the world's most pressing problems are, touching on topics such as agriculture, the link between meat consumption and poverty, education and more.

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Introduction and background
What is Our World In Data?
Stop Telling Kids They’ll Die From Climate Change
Surprising data trends we should all know about
What are our world’s biggest problems?
The Environmental Kuznets Curve
Shifting towards Covid-19 data
Worries for our planet’s future