Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 news cycle and gets to heart of issues, trying to find the substance behind the headlines.
THIS week, Jamieson speaks to Asbjørn Wahl, a Norwegian trade unionist who was a leading figure in the International Transport Workers Federation over decades, and who headed up the union’s work exploring responses to global warming.
1:03 – After ten years of a growing debate about climate change, what is the state of play today?
5:28 – Is global warming an issue that requires a class analysis?
12:21 – Will the working class refuse to pay for the climate crisis?
16:23 – How would democratic planning of the economy allow society to avoid the worst environmental destruction?
Picture: Lorna Miller