Challenging Climate

20. Gaia Vince on Nomad Century: migration, food and geo-engineering

October 04, 2022 Jesse Reynolds and Pete Irvine Episode 20
Challenging Climate
20. Gaia Vince on Nomad Century: migration, food and geo-engineering
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Gaia Vince is an award-winning science journalist, author, broadcaster and speaker. In this episode, we discuss her new book Nomad Century: How to Survive the Climate Upheaval. Vince gives insight on how humanity can plan for and manage an unavoidable climate migration. We also explore methods to restore the planet to a fully habitable state, such as stratospheric sulfate aerosol injection and iron fertilization of the oceans. 

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Introduction and background
Introducing Gaia’s new book: Nomad Century
Impacts of human migration
Migration policy, Brexit, xenophobia in Japan
Agriculture and alternative food sources
Relationship between economic growth and climate change
Carbon removal and geoengineering
Why is there strong opposition to SRM?
What gives you optimism for the future?