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PODCAST - Generation One: The Climate Podcast

UCL’s Generation One is a collective of people committed to a new era of positive climate action. By turning science and ideas into action we are working towards creating a positive, fair and progressive future. For us and for the generations to come.

Join our podcast hosts who are all world leading climate experts from University College London, Matt Winning, Helen Czerski and Mark Maslin for our six-episode series, which will tackle the biggest challenges facing the climate crisis, together with expert guests and questions from the public.

Each week on the podcast we’ll be discussing a crucial climate topic, from electric cars, to fashion, to finance and we’ll have a look back at the climate news of the week.

For more information on UCL’s Generation One and to access the transcripts: www.ucl.ac.uk/climate-change

We would love hear your thoughts, to get involved in the #UCLGenerationOne podcast, email us at podcasts@ucl.ac.uk or find us on Twitter using #UCLGenerationOne

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Podcast Episodes

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1. How far can we go with electric batteries?

Welcome to Generation One: The Climate Podcast. In our first episode, our hosts are discussing energy infrastructure, electric storage and and addressing the question: How far can we go with electric batteries?

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2. Behind the scenes at COP26

We’re back for the second episode of Generation One: The Climate Podcast and this week we’re behind the scenes at COP26 in Glasgow.

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3. Post COP26: Where are we now?

This week we are talking COP26: what happened, what it means and where we go from here. Join our hosts Helen Czerski and Mark Maslin in conversation with Prof Kate Jones, Dr Priti Parikh and Ryan Phillip from the St Kitts and Nevis delegation, and they are discussing the COP agreement, what was missed, the big wins and the big misses.

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4. Trees matter. But just how much?

This week we’re talking trees, from Kew Gardens to Dame Judi Dench’s back garden. Join hosts Matt Winning and Mark Maslin as they chat to Prof Mat Disney about measuring trees, and to Craig Bennett, CEO of Wildlife Trusts about the importance of biodiversity, and how the UK is ‘beaver ready’.

Also, hear about a NASA app that allows you to measure trees around you and assess how much carbon they can hold.

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5. Does the earth have to be a fashion victim?

Does the earth have to be a fashion victim? This week host Mark Maslin chats with Juliet Russell, Head of Sustainability at Stella McCartney and Max Bittner, CEO of Vestiaire Collective about all things fashion.

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6. Must cutting CO2 cost more for those with less?

Welcome back to the final episode of series one of Generation One, this week host Matt Winning is chatting about finance and tackling the question: Must cutting CO2 cost more for those with less?

He is joined by Heather McKay, sustainable finance policy advisor at E3G, an independent climate change think tank, and Ashish Ghadiali, filmmaker and activist-in-residence at the Sarah Parker Remond Centre.