October 8, 2021
Evolutionary biologist and author
Dr Tristram Wyatt discusses his research into the evolution of pheromones and animal behaviour, the urgency of the climate and ecological crises, the role of scientists and natural history documentaries, his work with Extinction Rebellion, his involvement with Extinction Rebellion's LGBT+ subgroup, why diversity and inclusion matters, Insulate Britain, and the role of the police.
September 24, 2021
Dr Abi Perrin discusses climate activism, her experience of police kettling, her work with microalgae, the challenges of making lifestyle changes, having children, pensions, the joy she gets from the natural world, therapy, and the importance of failure.
September 10, 2021
Dr Valeria Scagliotti discusses what motivated her to study molecular biology, her feeling on plastic waste in laboratories, creating climate change conversations at work, Italian food culture and sustainability, travel, her frustration about the lack of global action on climate change, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 27, 2021
Cancer Genetics Research Scientist
Dr Alex Penson discusses his activism experiences, Money Rebellion, the Bank of England and risk mitigation, how scaring people with 'horrifying facts' is not the right approach, and documentaries by Sir David Attenborough and Adam Curtis.
August 13, 2021
Dr Scott Archer-Nicholls discusses the responsibly of scientists to support messaging around climate change, the links between inequality and individual carbon footprints, American national parks and President Joe Biden's approach to tackling the climate crisis, and how he was affected by David Attenborough's programmes.
July 30, 2021
Professor Jeff Waage, OBE, gives his opinion on the climate and ecological emergency bill, organic food and grouse shooting, and discusses the different definitions of 'wilderness' around the world, and how he is torn between avoiding flying and visiting family overseas.
July 16, 2021
Dr Kara Laing discusses her confidence in the peer review system, what motivated her to become a climate activist, why she doesn't talk about climate change at work, and her views on Greta Thunberg.
July 2, 2021
Dr Aaron Thierry discusses science communication and relationships, conversations he's had with First Nations peoples whilst researching permafrost in the Arctic, green oil, and why he has moved back into academia to start a new PhD.
June 8, 2021
Dr Charlie Gardner discusses eco- and climate-anxiety, the complexities of conservation work, the importance of systemic change, and his feelings on protesting and having children.