Global Governance Institute


A Podcast about Global Governance Challenges, Opportunity and Renewal

Do our global governance systems have the capacity to effectively address the challenges we face as a civilization? What are the viable pathways towards a fairer, more sustainable and viable future? This podcast aims to present a space where these questions, and many more, can be addressed in a spirit of dialogue and exploration.
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Imperfect Utopias or Bust? Global Governance Futures

This podcast provides a space for dialogue and reflection, with a view to fostering well-informed principles and pragmatic visions for a better tomorrow.

An assortment of human skulls

32: Sheldon Solomon – Fear, Death and Politics

Sheldon Solomon joins us to discuss why death denial is so pervasive and the Hobbesian imperative in global politics.

The Value of a Whale

31: Adrienne Buller – Illusions of Green Capitalism

Adrienne Buller joins us to discuss the flaws in corporate ‘green growth’ mindsets and the commodification of nature.

Power lines in front of sunset (Andrey Metelev / Unsplash)

30: Nate Hagens – Energy Blindness and Our Collective Future

Nate Hagens joins us to discuss peak oil, trade-offs between being accurate and being helpful, conspicuous consumption, building a reality-based future and much, much more.


Episode List

Find a collection of recent episodes of Global Governance Futures and stay tuned for upcoming audio and video content, as well as interview transcripts. 

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Meet the Team

Global Governance Futures is co-hosted and produced by Dr Tom Pegram and a team of students and alumni from UCL's MSc Global Governance and Ethics programme.