Peter Kalmus is an American climate scientist who is fed up with inaction. In April 2022, he chained himself to a bank in protest with a group called Scientist Rebellion. Now, during yet another hot summer, with Russia’s war in Ukraine and the ensuing global energy crisis, are growing protests like Peter’s the future? We hear from people demanding – and taking – radical action from around the globe.
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In this episode:
- Peter Kalmus (@ClimateHuman), climate scientist at NASA
- Anote Tong, former president of Kiribati
- Lucia Newman (@lucianewman), Latin America editor for Al Jazeera English
- Monica Villamizar (@monica_vv), journalist with Al Jazeera’s Fault Lines
- Karim Elgendy (@NomadandSettler), fellow at Chatham House
- Saleemul Huq (@SaleemulHuq), Director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development
- Nisar Majid, research associate at the London School of Economics
This episode was updated by Alexandra Locke, who produced this episode in August 2022 with Chloe K Li, Negin Owliaei, Amy Walters, Ruby Zaman, Ney Alvarez and Malika Bilal.
Alex Roldan is our sound designer. Tim St Clair mixed this episode. Our lead of audience development and engagement is Aya Elmileik. Munera AlDosari and Adam Abou-Gad are our engagement producers.
Alexandra Locke is The Take’s executive producer and Ney Alvarez is Al Jazeera’s head of audio.
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