Listen to our Climate Papers podcast, where experts from UK universities explore the topics covered in our network briefing papers, or listen to the COP Conversations podcast series where we talk to the people behind the headlines throughout COP26.

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COP Conversations with Planet Pod

Planet Pod - From politicians to protesters, scientists to entrepreneurs, we talk to the people behind the headlines. We are in a ... Read more

Hot, hot, hot – how communities cope with extreme weather

Season 2, Ep. 5 In this fifth episode we discuss the public health risks associated with the more frequent extremes of weather ... Read more

Climate Risk & Attribution

Season 2, Ep. 4 In this fourth episode we discuss climate risk and attribution – understanding how man-made 'forcing factors' ... Read more

Tipping Points

Season 2, Ep. 3 In this third episode we discuss climate risk tipping points – those moments when a small change or changes ... Read more

Anxiety Vs Apathy

Season 2, Ep. 2 In this second episode of our Climate Risk series researcher and writer Freya Roberts from UCL's Climate Action ... Read more

Climate Risk 2022: What you should know

Season 2, Ep. 1 In this first of a series of Climate Papers podcasts produced in conjunction with the UK Universities Climate ... Read more


Ep. 8 As we head ever closer to COP26 in Glasgow our Climate Papers podcast series dives even deeper into some of the key ... Read more

Counting the Cost of Climate Finance

Ep. 7 Join our experts Dr Jessica Omukuti (University of York) and Dr Harald Heubaum (SOAS University of London) as they ... Read more

It’s Rocket Science!

Ep. 6 Our sixth podcast in the series looks at the important role played by space-based Earth Observation.  Hosts Amanda ... Read more

Nature Based Solutions

Ep. 5 Join Alyssa Gilbert and guests Professor David Coomes & Dr Ana Queirós as they discuss how forests and oceans can ... Read more

Getting the Measure of Carbon Offsets

Ep. 4 Our guests Eli Mitchell-Larson (University of Oxford) and Matt Dunlop (University of Newcastle) explore the issues and ... Read more

Putting the zero into net zero

Ep. 3 Join Professor Chris Hilson and Dr Joeri Rogelj as they discuss just what 'net zero' means and what are the implications ... Read more

Making it fair: what would a just transition to net zero look like?

Ep. 2 Our guests Dr Rebecca Ford, University of Strathclyde and Professor Simone Abram, University of Durham discuss what a ... Read more

Making the ‘New Normal Zero’

Ep. 1 In the first podcast of this new series we discuss the 10 calls for action outlined in our briefing paper on a net zero ... Read more

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