Hello, I'm Shayne Petkiewicz. Through this podcast, I hope to explore the relationship we have with the world we inhabit by shining a light on the topics of cli...
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S4: Prof. Youba Sokona
Prof. Youba Sokona has over 40 years of experience addressing energy, environment, and sustainable development in Africa. He is currently Special Advisor for the Sustainable Development at South Centre, was Inaugural Coordinator of the African Climate Policy Centre, and Executive Secretary of the Sahara and the Sahel Observatory. He is currently Vice Chair of the IPCC. Youba joins to discuss sustainable and climate resilient development, and energy development in Africa.
S4: Prof. Joyashree Roy
Prof. Joyashree Roy is Chair Professor at the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, and has been a Coordinating Lead Author in Fifth and Sixth assessment cycles for Working Group III as part of the IPCC. Her research interests include resource and environmental economics, economics of pollution and climate change, sustainable development, and more. Joyashree joins to discuss demand-side emissions reductions and the effort to reduce energy demand while assuring wellbeing.
S4: Dr. Yamina Saheb
Dr. Yamina Saheb is a lecturer and researcher at SciencesPo (Paris), a lead author of the IPCC report on climate change mitigation, and a Senior Fellow at OpenExp. She was previously Senior Fellow Researcher at the University of Munster and University of Lausanne, where her research focused on energy efficiency. Yamina joins to discuss the role of the built environment on climate emissions, the concept of sufficiency, and the need for individuals in democracies to act as citizens as opposed to consumers.
S4: Prof. Minal Pathak
Prof. Minal Pathak is Associate Professor at Ahmedabad University as well as Senior Scientist for IPCC Working Group III. Her publications focus on low carbon scenarios for India, demand-side mitigation actions and their interlinkages with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Minal joins to discuss deep decarbonization, the need to rapidly scale up climate change mitigation strategies, and the efforts made to engage with local and regional leaders to develop climate action plans.
S4: Prof. Hans-Otto Poertner
Prof. Hans-Otto Poertner is a physiologist and marine biologist at the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre. He explores the impact of climate change on ecosystems and physiology, with a focus on polar and marine regions. He is currently Co-Chair of the IPCC's Working Group II and was previously Coordinating Lead Author of Oceans Systems Chapter. Hans-Otto joins to discuss the relation between humans and ecosystems, the climate change implementation gap, and the need to rapidly transform society away from fossil fuels.
Hello, I'm Shayne Petkiewicz. Through this podcast, I hope to explore the relationship we have with the world we inhabit by shining a light on the topics of climate change, decarbonization, zero waste, climate activism, and much more.
I invite you to join me as I speak with individuals from around the world who share their stories and discuss the exciting work they are doing to help us transition to a more sustainable world.