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INTERVIEW WITH DR NICK IVERSON, DIVISION OF HOSPITAL MEDICINE AT SAN FRANCISCO GENERAL HOSPITAL + ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR AT UCSF DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE 

Q. What are the core ways our healthcare system might need to change to accommodate the present and future health-related impacts of worsening climate change?

I approach thinking about this from two angles: climate change’s effects on health, and health care systems’ contributions to climate change....

INTERVIEW WITH JOHN BROOME, EMERITUS WHITE'S PROFESSOR OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY, FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

Q. Is there anything that you find instructive about comparing the COVID-19 mobilization to our ongoing inaction on climate change?

Covid and climate change are two aspects of one environmental crisis. The growing numbers of people and our increasingly profligate way of life brings us into worsening conflict with nature. We find ourselves in cl...

INTERVIEW WITH SARAH LUNNON, SPOKESPERSON AND ACTIVIST, EXTINCTION REBELLION 

Q. What insights do you have about comparing the mobilisation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the global response to climate change?

Neither Covid nor the Climate and Ecological emergency can be considered Black Swan events. Experts have consistently warned us of the risks of both over the years - however it appears the world is ill-equipped to prevent or mitigate for either.

H...

INTERVIEW WITH CHARLOTTE FOX WEBER, HEAD OF PSYCHOTHERAPY, THE SCHOOL OF LIFE 

Q. What insight can a psychotherapeutic perspective bring to the question of why we have responded differently to climate change versus COVID-19? 

Covid 19 feels more personal. It's bodily, it’s visceral, and it’s killing loved ones in such a quick, obvious way. Climate change can feel further away from us even though it isn’t, and the death of our planet still feels abstract and vagu...

INTERVIEW WITH DR NIK SAWE, LECTURER, EMMETT INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM IN ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCES, STANFORD UNIVERSITY 

Q. What is neuroeconomics and how can this field be applied to advance the climate cause?

Neuroeconomics is a relatively new field, combining behavioral economics, psychology, and neuroscience to study human decision-making.

This gives us a window into the mind, and a better understanding of how we make choices, including those that have envir...

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