15 Minutes into the Future is a podcast presented by students on the Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet DTP, who discuss hot topics in climate and environment with speakers from the Changing Planet seminar series.

Prof Mala Rao on public health and climate change

From the archive

Podcasts by Rebecca Thomas and Kieran Brophy.

Professors David Keith and Joanna Haigh debate the merits of funding research into solar geongineering.


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Prof David Keith and Prof Joanna Haigh <span>debate the merits of funding research into solar geongineering.</span>
Rebecca Thomas speaks to Nigel Topping, CEO of We Mean Business, about his hopes for COP21, and how businesses are stepping up to tackle climate change.

nigel topping tells us why he means business

Former Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC Christiana Figueres and Grantham Institute Co-Director Professor Joanna Haigh talk to Kieran Brophy and Rebecca Thomas about the Paris Agreement, the role of science in informing climate policy, and how individuals can take action on climate change.
Kieran Brophy meets Stephen Belcher, Head of the Met Office Hadley Centre, to discuss how the impacts of climate change in the UK can be accurately predicted.
Rebecca Thomas discusses plastic pollution in our oceans with Honorary Grantham Lecturer Dr Erik van Sebille.

Erik van Sebille on ocean plastic pollution

What if climate change wasn't the main reason to switch away from fossil fuels? Professor Michael Molitor theorises that a far more compelling argument is fossil fuels' inability to continue driving exponential economic growth.

Michael Molitor on why climate change isn't the only reason to switch from fossil fuels

HSBC's Helene Winch tells Rebecca Thomas about the opportunities for investment opened up by renewable energy.

Helene winch on investing in the low carbon opportunity