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A podcast about the consequences of chemical production and use for human health and the environment

A podcast about the consequences of chemical production and use for human health and the environment
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Location:

Sweden

Description:

A podcast about the consequences of chemical production and use for human health and the environment

Twitter:

@ThoBaSwe

Language:

English


Episodes

Our Chemicalized World, episode 4: Microplastics in the environment II

6/16/2019
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Where do we stand, and what shall we do? In this follow-up to my interview with Martin Wagner in the previous episode, I discuss some recent reviews on microplastic pollution and environmental risks. I also provide some personal assessment on possible steps forward. First and foremost, at least that’s how I’d argue, need to systematically […]

Duration:00:25:07

Our Chemicalized World, episode 3: Microplastics in the environment I

5/5/2019
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This is the first of a two-part episode on environmental pollution with microplastics. In this episode, I have a chat with Martin Wagner, an Associate Professor from the University of Trondheim in Norway who was visiting our University a couple of weeks back. We talk about whether there is an environmental impact from the widespread […]

Duration:00:27:04

Our Chemicalized World, episode 2: A chat about Glyphosate

4/26/2019
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In this episode I critique a recent video on glyphosate that was produced for the Austrian television. I find the clip heavily biased and explain why. Afterwards I talk a bit about some details in a new report that summarizes the toxicological profile of glyphosate. The glyphosate video that I critique can be found here. […]

Duration:00:14:02

Our Chemicalized World, episode 1: European pesticide authorization and chlorothalonil ban

4/13/2019
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I talk a bit about pesticides, what they are and how they are regulated and risk assessed in Europe. Hopefully not too dry and boring, but it’s essential background for discussing potential pesticide impacts on human health or the environment. And it’s just 7 minutes, so bear with me… In the second half of the […]

Duration:00:15:16

Our chemicalized world, episode 0: Intro

4/12/2019
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This is the introductory episode of “Our Chemicalized World”, a podcast about chemicals and their impacts on human health and the environment. So, this is about chemical hazards, exposures, about risks and safety. About using chemicals and about avoiding them. About testing chemicals for their toxic effects, about measuring and estimating their occurrence in the […]

Duration:00:06:57