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Conversations with scientists exploring science-based ways to protect the future of our planet, our children, and other creatures that share our World. We live on a planet in crisis. Scientists have warned us about the rapidly increasing dangers of climate change and destruction of the biosphere - specifically in the 1992, 2017 and 2019 World Scientists’ Warnings which were signed by 1,700; 15,000 and 11,000 scientists respectively when issued.

May 14, 2022

Friends and colleagues pay tribute to the late Stuart Scott, who passed away on July 15, 2021 after a long battle with cancer. Scott’s efforts to put attention on World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: Second Notice, led to the formation of the World Scientists’ Warning Foundation. This is audio from a press...


Apr 30, 2022

Our food system, as run today, is a major cause of the climate crisis. “We need to change production, we need to change consumption, and we need to change everything in the middle,” according to Sunniva Sorby. “Peak livestock” should be among our goals.

Food systems and the climate crisis are discussed in this...


Apr 13, 2022

Local government is at the heart of climate action. Local governments are closest to the citizens and need to pick up the pace of action that is far too slow at the national level. Among topics discussed are Boris Johnson’s COP26 opening speech. Scientists Warning Europe Managing Director Ed Gemmell led...


Mar 30, 2022

Nature is in freefall decline. Complex, interdependent ecosystem processes - pollination, natural flood control and water purification – have been severely depleted by humanity. Some of the most major tropical and temperate forests are now carbon sources, instead of sinks. The biodiversity crisis extends to the seas....


Mar 24, 2022

Tim Jackson discusses the latest World Scientists Warning into Action paper and his paper, Net Zero Sooner, addressing the economics of carbon budgets. These are remarks made at the Scientists Warning Into Action press conference at COP26. Jackson is a noted British ecological economist and professor of sustainable...