Emissions: Impossible?

Christmas Special: All the tips you need for a greener lifestyle

December 16, 2021 Kim Season 1 Episode 10
Emissions: Impossible?
Christmas Special: All the tips you need for a greener lifestyle
Show Notes

Kim McAllister is rejoined by the EPSRC's Claire Spooner to look back over the episodes from the series and gather all the tips in one place. Claire also shares her experience of presenting at COP26.

How to make sustainable fashion choices, with tips from Dr Mark Sumner, Lecturer in Sustainable Fashion at the School of Design, University of Leeds
(listen to episode 2: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1852092/9205895)

The food system and its consequences for global emissions, with comment from Riaz Bhunnoo from the Global Food Security Programme.
(listen to episode 3: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1852092/9248212 )

Saving the earth from space and how you can get involved, thanks to Dr Caroline Cox from STFC's RAL Space. Try it for yourself: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/caroline-cox/cloudcatcher
(listen to episode 4: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1852092/9305817)

Considerations for a greener economy - Leeds University research fellow Andrew Sudmant explains how jobs will evolve.
(listen to episode 5: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1852092/9342859 )

Health and our environment, including pollution, with information shared by Dr Ben Barratt from Imperial College London.
(listen to episode 9: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1852092/9342859 )

Home energy use and reducing the resources we consume, with advice from UKRI's  Mareike Schmidt.
(listen to episode 8: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1852092/9463752 )

Transport and the impact of delivering our goods to us;  Professor Alice Larkin | The University of Manchester is working on alternatives.
(listen to episode 1: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1852092/9178010)

Not to mention the incredible technology involved in carbon storage and getting CO2 safely back into the ground.
(listen to episode 6: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1852092/9373329)

UK Research and Innovation brings you hope for the planet in the form of this bonus episode for a nine-part podcast.

Hosted by Broadcast Journalist Kim McAllister and featuring experts from across the UK, ‘Emissions: Impossible?’ showcases some of the most ground-breaking research and innovation in climate change. We look at fashion, food, transport, health, space, and more.

You can read more about UKRI’s climate-related research here.  Or follow them on Instagram  or YouTube .