Will we be OK? Facing the Climate Emergency

Could there be cause for optimism on climate change? Do individuals have power over our planet’s future? Paul Behrens, author of new book The Best Of Times The Worst Of Times, tells Ros Taylor about the best and worst climate scenarios, why women’s rights are the key to a manageable future, meat, flying, renewables… and how to avoid falling into impotent despair about tomorrow.

“We might have been able to save ourselves with minor changes once. Now we need a complete overhaul in the way we live our lives.”

“The carrying capacity of a planet of carnivores is very different from a planet of vegetarians.”

“There’s a clear path from eco-anxiety to hope, through action.”

Presented by Ros Taylor. Produced by Andrew Harrison. Assistant producer Jacob Archbold. Music by Kenny Dickinson. Audio production by Alex Rees. THE BUNKER is a Podmasters Production.


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