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Ep 015 - GeoEngineering and the "Garrett Relation"

12/31/2017
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Dr. Richard Nolthenius has a background in thermal engineering and astronomy. He currently runs the Astronomy Program at Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz California. He also lecturers and has been a visiting researcher for UC Santa Cruz since 1987. He describes his professional transition in to climate science as “quite a shock, not necessarily a pleasant one”! Dr. Nolthenius suggests that Professor Tim Garrett’s work on linking global wealth and energy consumption has not been given the...

Duration:00:41:06

Ep 014 - Technological Solutions for fighting Climate Change

11/30/2017
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Dr. Richard Nolthenius has a background in thermal engineering and astronomy. He currently runs the Astronomy Program at Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz California. He also lecturers and has been a visiting researcher for UC Santa Cruz since 1987. He describes his professional transition in to climate science as “quite a shock, not necessarily a pleasant one”! Dr. Nolthenius suggests that Professor Tim Garrett’s work on linking global wealth and energy consumption has not been given the...

Duration:00:46:33

Ep 013 - Policy Mechanisms for fighting Climate Change

10/31/2017
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Dr. Richard Nolthenius has a background in thermal engineering and astronomy. He currently runs the Astronomy Program at Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz California. He also lecturers and has been a visiting researcher for UC Santa Cruz since 1987. He describes his professional transition in to climate science as “quite a shock, not necessarily a pleasant one”! Dr. Nolthenius suggests that Professor Tim Garrett’s work on linking global wealth and energy consumption has not been given the...

Duration:01:14:51

Ep 012 - Linking wealth, energy demand, CO2 and Climate Change

10/6/2017
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Tim Garrett is Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Utah who's research focus is the physics of clouds. Professor Garrett joins Steven to discuss his work, and model, which shows a consistent link between the global economy and climate change. Professor Garrett's model indicates the constant requirement of 9.7 Watts to support every $1000 (adjusted to the 1990 Dollar) means it is impossible to decarbonise the economy and prevent catastrophic climate change within six...

Duration:01:00:45

Ep 011 - The Voluntary Human Extinction Movement (VHEMT)

9/4/2017
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The Voluntary Human Extinction Movement (VHEMT) is a 'radical' environmental movement who believe that the voluntary choice to not create more humans is the only viable method to save the planet from environmental catastrophe. In this Episode of the Environmental Professionals Postulating Podcast, Steven is joined by Les Knight, the founder / discoverer of VHEMT. The main object of the movement, based on environmental arguments, is the voluntary choice to not create new humans. To find...

Duration:00:39:12

Ep 010 - Groundwater and Dependent Ecosystems: Revealing the Impacts of Climate Change

8/5/2017
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Karim M. Morsy, Co-author of a recent publication titled "Groundwater and Dependent Ecosystems: Revealing the Impacts of Climate Change" joins Steven to discuss the effects Climate Change upon an often ignored, vital eco system. To read the full publication, click here or visit http://www.ripublication.com/ijaer17/ijaerv12n13_50.pdf . ---------- Join the discussion on the environmental professionals postulating facebook group. All episodes coupled with (quite frankly utterly bizarre)...

Duration:00:32:02

Ep 009 - Environmental Vegetarianism

7/13/2017
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Luke and I discuss the pro’s and con’s of eating meat, specifically the environmental impacts of our demand for meat. ---------- Join the discussion on the environmental professionals postulating facebook group. All episodes coupled with (quite frankly utterly bizarre) computer generated transcripts, and the option to leave comments on each episode are available on the Environmental Professionals Postulating website www.epppodcast.com. For anything else I can be contacted via email at...

Duration:00:45:40

Ep 008 - Climate Change Wars

6/19/2017
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I am joined again by my wife Iv, so you don’t have to listen to my monotonous tones constantly. It turns out Climate change isn’t just causing the glaciers to melt and driving 200 species to extinction every day, it’s also a major threat to international security. According to Major General Munir Muniruzzaman who is the chairman of the Global Military Advisory Council On Climate Change, climate change could spark major wars “completely destabilising” the world and forcing millions of...

Duration:00:09:44

Ep 007 - Brexit and Environmental Law

6/15/2017
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Luke & Steven discuss some potential impacts of the United Kingdom exit from the European Union, specifically with regard to managing environmental issues across the UK. There's no denying that the majority of current UK environmental law has come down from the European Union (EU). The EU has introduced policies and laws dealing with all sorts of wide reaching issues, the UK Environmental Law Association gives the examples of industrial and agricultural pollution, waste, water quality, air...

Duration:00:38:48

Ep 006 - Climate Change and the Philippines / Ang Pilipinas at Pagbabago sa Klima

5/11/2017
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Steven and Iv discuss the already present effects of Climate Change on the Philippines. We discuss the impact of increased extreme weather events on agriculture, President Duterte, along with the recent news that his Environment Secretary was pushed out by big money. ---------- Join the discussion on the environmental professionals postulating facebook group. All episodes coupled with (quite frankly utterly bizarre) computer generated transcripts, and the option to leave comments on each...

Duration:00:26:04

Ep 005 - Environmental News Update 7th April 2017

4/6/2017
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Today I’ll be updating you guys, and girls, and other, on some news items regarding Trump, the record 20 million pound fine levied against Thames Water, Brexit and Climageddon. ---------- Join the discussion on the environmental professionals postulating facebook group. All episodes coupled with (quite frankly utterly bizarre) computer generated transcripts, and the option to leave comments on each episode are available on the Environmental Professionals Postulating website...

Duration:00:17:15

Ep 004 - Trump's Environmental agenda - Part 2

3/31/2017
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How will the Trump Presidency effect local, national and global Environmental Policy? Climate Change? Local level clean up operations? Legal enforcement? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)? The Paris Agreement? .... Get answers to those questions by joining Steven and Luke who discuss what the new President of the United States has done so far with his Executive Orders, what he's planning to do and other issues for Environmental Management that have been raised as a result of the...

Duration:00:39:09

Ep 003 - Trump's Environmental agenda - Part 1

3/24/2017
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How will the Trump Presidency effect local, national and global Environmental Policy? Climate Change? Local level clean up operations? Legal enforcement? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)? The Paris Agreement? .... Get answers to those questions by joining Steven and Luke who discuss what the new President of the United States has done so far with his Executive Orders, what he's planning to do and other issues for Environmental Management that have been raised as a result of the...

Duration:00:32:49

Ep 002 - Advice for starting an Environmental Business

3/17/2017
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In this episode of Environmental Professionals Postulating, Steven is joined by Laura Franklin of start-up Management Consultancy Sovenco. If you have ever considered starting your own Environmental Consultancy or Business, to redirect the money you are making for your directors back in to your own pocket, then this episode is for you. Find out more about Sovenco and their unique Social Enterprise Management Consultancy model by visiting their website: www.sovenco.com For extra...

Duration:01:04:03

Ep 001 - An interview with Guy McPherson

3/3/2017
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Steven is joined by Professor Emeritus of Arizona University, Dr. Guy McPherson. Guy is the worlds leading authority on Abrupt Climate Change leading to Near-term Human extinction. Guy believes the Environment will change so rapidly over the coming decade that the Earth will become Mars-like. Guy speculates that it will be highly unlikely the human species will survive. Steven and Guy cover positive feedback loops that could have already sent the earth past it's tipping point, including the...

Duration:01:04:20