CLIMATE ACTION SHOW
MAY 15TH 2023
Produced by Vivien Langford
HEATWAVE SCIENCE ------ EXTINCTION PREVENTION
UNITE TO SURVIVE
Extinction Rebellion TV Live.(396) XR Big One. 21-24 April 2023 - YouTube
The Big One featured 200 climate action groups gathered in London in April. A joyful crowd of 60,000 extra ordinary people swarmed with more pageantry than the coronation. I extracted some comments to show the depth, education and ardour of these climate activists determined to turn the tide..
We hear from The Climate Media Coalition , XR doctors and nurses, Trade Unions, Engineers for climate action and a retired policeman on how Citizens Assemblies can cut through the futile battles in court. They did not disrupt traffic or glue themselves to banks. They did not disrupt the London Marathon and they did not get the ususual outraged media coverage that anger and disruption generate.
They created their own media and we will bring you more extracts from The Big One in the following months.
The aim was to be inclusive, to "Unite to Survive".
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Fear and Wonder . Episode 3 takes us to a Heatwave in Toulouse.
The show is hosted by Joelle Gergis, a climate scientist and lead author for the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and her friend Michael Green, an award-winning journalist.
In this episode, we're unraveling one of the major shifts in the public communication of climate change – the attribution of extreme weather events to climate change. In the past, we knew climate change made extreme weather more likely, but couldn't say for sure if an individual weather event might've happened in a cooler world too. But scientists have now developed more sophisticated models to help determine how connected or influenced the shift in climate is on individual weather extremes.
We speak to climatologist Fredi Otto about a rapid attribution study of a heatwave in Toulouse, France. Then scientists David Karoly and Tannecia Stephenson help us understand how climate models are built and what they can tell us about our changing weather.
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