Beyond the Noise - The IPCC report: Climate apocalypse and its discontents

Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 outrage-driven social media news circus and gets to heart of issues, trying to find the substance behind the headlines.

IN THIS episode, Jamieson discusses the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on climate change report with Scottish Greens co-convener Maggie Chapman.

The report, launched earlier this week, makes dire warnings about the need for rapid change to reduce carbon emissions and stave of climate catastrophe.

- 1:44 What does the IPCC report say, and why are its conclusions so worrying?

- 12: 18 Why isn't climate change being addressed by corporations and powerful states - is climate catastrophe the product of human vices or of a global system?

- 14:00 What would and adequate response to climate change look like?

- 23:13 Are Green parties the solution to climate change?

- 31:50 What are the forces kicking back against attempts to stop climate change, and what are their motivations?

Picture: Lorna Miller

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